Gastronomic Competition

Organization of a gastronomic competition on the 30th of March by the Higher Hotel Institute Cyprus (HHIC), in collaboration with the French Institute of Cyprus, the Cyprus Chefs Association and the Department of French and European Studies and the Language Center of the University of Cyprus.

Who can participate ?

The competition is open to students of tertiary education institutions, in the field of Gastronomy, that have completed at least one year of study and one semester of a French Language course.


The aim of the competition is to celebrate the French language and its use in Gastronomy. At the same time the competition aims to showcase the excellence and creativity of the French gastronomy while promoting the use of local products in the framework of sustainable development.

Master Classes/Seminars

The competition will be preceded by Master Classes/Seminars on the 28th and 29th of March with distinguished specialists related to the theme of the competition leading up to the day of the event. Master Classes and/or Seminars will be open to students and institutions (faculty and other students upon request and based on availability) participating in the competition.

Information and submission of applications

Detailed information about the competition and submission of applications can be found at the following link:

The deadline for submission of applications is the 21st of February 2022.

First prize

Air tickets to Paris, France await the winning team!