IKA Culinary Olympics 2016 - Team USA
"American Culinary Federation (ACF) Culinary National Team USA 2016 ranked fourth in the world overall among 30 national teams and won three gold medals in the 24th Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung (IKA) International Culinary Exhibition, commonly known as the "culinary Olympics," Oct. 22-25, in Erfurt, Germany. Singapore, Finland and Switzerland placed first, second and third, respectively. The official U.S. team, comprised of eight chefs from across the country, demonstrated discipline, teamwork and dedication to the culinary craft while showcasing current American cuisine trends earning gold medals in both cold-food presentation and the hot-food kitchen, as well as a gold medal overall in culinary art for earning the top score in the world in the cold-food competition."
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