WHATCombine ingredients, spices or preparation techniques from different continents of the world to compete for a chance to win $1,000 prize.


HOW: Fill out the application. Selected participants will receive a confirmation by email. 



  • June 1, 2022: Applications Deadline

  • June 15, 2022: Acceptance Notifications

  • June 27 & 28, 2022: Contest

  • Nov. 26 & 27, 2022: FusionFest

  • Nov. 27, 2022: Awards Show at FusionFest starting at 5:00 p.m. 

WHEREValencia Downtown, Union West Building at the corner of Livingston and Terry at the 5th floor Culinary School. The teaching kitchen will be available for preparations and students will be on hand to help with plating and serving. Small tasting portions for 40 need to be prepared.


JUDGESThere will be 10 judges with heritage from all continents and up to 30 guests.


Click below to fill out an application. 

Deadline is June 1, 2022

Maria Mancia

Culinary Events Curator

Fusion Cooking Winners

2020 Winner - Ryan Manning

2019 Winner - Sticky Rice
2018 Winner - The PassProgressive Cuisine