Diversitastic! Dining: Culinary Fusion Contest 2024

  • 601 W Livingston St Orlando, FL 32801

Innovative chefs, adventurous culinary students, and creative home cooks create unique dishes combining ingredients, techniques, or spices from at least two different continents/cultures for a chance to win cash awards up to $1,000. Thirty (30) special guests get to sample seven (7) of these creations each night along with the ten (10) judges.

Each night a first and second place winner will be announced and you have a chance to vote for the Audience Choice winner for the night.
The Culinary Fusion Contest takes place at the beautiful Creative Village’s Union West Building, Valencia College’s Downtown Campus – Walt Disney World Center for Culinary Arts and Hospitality.

Wednesday, June 5: Night 1

  • Contestants: Jahmari Marsh, Michelli Denardi T., Dylan Phillips, Violetta Gir, Apollo Hamwey, Adity Gandhi, Marquise Smith.

Thursday, June 6: Night 2

  • Contestants: Ashley Alonso, Jennifer Bellorin, Stephanie Duggins, David Folger, Toolia Kamanya, K Charles Phillips, Shaan Roopnarine

Monday, June 10: Night 3

  • Contestants: Sajan Premajan, Marco Gonzalez, Asawin Jockkeaw, Zach Mehner, Josefina Mercedes, Stopher Condry, Kamari White

Tuesday, June 11: Night 4

  • Contestants: Kegan Baker, Rachel Ellis, Alexander Gonzalez, Beena Hadley, Mike Martino, Carolina Peinado, Saal Shuler

Dates:
6/5/2024, 6/6/2024, 6/10/2024, 6/11/2024
Price:
$75
Time:
7 - 9 p.m.

Innovative chefs, adventurous culinary students, and creative home cooks create unique dishes combining ingredients, techniques, or spices from at least two different continents/cultures for a chance to win cash awards up to $1,000. Thirty (30) special guests get to sample seven (7) of these creations each night along with the ten (10) judges.

Each night a first and second place winner will be announced and you have a chance to vote for the Audience Choice winner for the night.
The Culinary Fusion Contest takes place at the beautiful Creative Village’s Union West Building, Valencia College’s Downtown Campus – Walt Disney World Center for Culinary Arts and Hospitality.

Wednesday, June 5: Night 1

  • Contestants: Jahmari Marsh, Michelli Denardi T., Dylan Phillips, Violetta Gir, Apollo Hamwey, Adity Gandhi, Marquise Smith.

Thursday, June 6: Night 2

  • Contestants: Ashley Alonso, Jennifer Bellorin, Stephanie Duggins, David Folger, Toolia Kamanya, K Charles Phillips, Shaan Roopnarine

Monday, June 10: Night 3

  • Contestants: Sajan Premajan, Marco Gonzalez, Asawin Jockkeaw, Zach Mehner, Josefina Mercedes, Stopher Condry, Kamari White

Tuesday, June 11: Night 4

  • Contestants: Kegan Baker, Rachel Ellis, Alexander Gonzalez, Beena Hadley, Mike Martino, Carolina Peinado, Saal Shuler