What's New at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts > PICA student chosen to represent Canada
posted on January 7, 2010
Janik Livera was chosen to represent Canada in the 1st Annual International Culinary Schools Tapas Competition in Valladolid, Spain which took place on November 9th, 2009. The competition, hosted by the Fundación de la Lengua Española (Spanish Language Foundation), pitted culinary students from Denmark, Sweden, Italy, France, Ireland, Mexico and the US against each other in a culinary battle to create the best tapa. This new student competition is being integrated into an annual national event that attracts over sixty Chefs from around the country to Valladolid every year for a week-long series of demos and competitions featuring Spanish Tapas.
Executive Chef and Program Director at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts - Julian Bond accompanied Janik on his journey to Spain for this competition.
Janik graduated from the Culinary Arts program September 2009.
Tapas: Chorizo wrapped BC Spot Prawn with Gazpacho
To view pictures of the competition or view pictures of Janik practising.