Annual Junior Chef’s Cook-Off

Junior Chef’s Of America has joined with The Cuban Sandwich Festival to bring you the 2nd Annual Cuban Sandwich Cook-Off for kids ages 4-17 years oldl! Last year, we had 11 Contestants to compete with three winners!

There will only be 20 Junior Chefs chosen to participate in this year’s event. Registration is open until March 26, 2018. The cost is only $20 Entry Fee. To register

This event will be held Saturdy, March 31, 2018 at 1320 E. Palm Avenue, @ Hillsborough Community College from 12 noon – 5pm! This event is expected to have over 7000 people in attendance. This is the 7th Annual Cuban Sandwich Cook-off for Adults.

We are honored to sponsor the children’s cook-off during this event!

Winners will be selected by four(4) Age Groups: 4-6 Years Old… 7-9 Years Old…, 10-13 Years Old… and 14-17 Years Old. 

Each winner will receive: Cash Prize, Winner’s Certificate, And A Chance to Host Your Own Cooking Class at Junior Chefs of America!  This event is Free to the public.

Registration will be open from February 1, 2018 thru March 25, 2018.  The Competitive Food Dish is: The Cuban Sandwich.  Click Here For Application.

Can’t wait to see your Junior Chef join us!!

3 Easy Steps To Participate:

1. Complete our Fillable Entry Form by clicking here. Return form via email to
2. Call us at 813-408-1078 to pay small entry fee $20
3. Get more detailed information on that call, and attend a live demonstration from the Owner of Stone Soup,  Ybor City. He was a 3-Time Winner of the Adult Competition of this same event but for Adults! Meeting will be held at the Westchase Library, March 29, 2018 from 6-8pm. Bring the kids and an EMPTY stomach!!!!!!