Copa Jerez US Finals

Calling all chefs & sommeliers, enter today to compete in the Copa Jerez US Finals!
Calling all chefs & sommeliers, enter today to compete in the Copa Jerez US Finals!
Copa Jerez US Finals Application
Calling all chefs and sommeliers, let's see what you can do with Sherry! Put your skills to the test for a chane to compete in the 2020 Copa Jerez US Finals. The winning chef-sommelier duo will receive a trip to Jerez, Spain to represent the US in 2021's IX Copa Jerez International Finals.
To Enter:
Submit a three-course menu including dish titles, the selected Sherry wine for each course as well as brief justifications for the Sherry pairings. When preparing your menu, please keep in the mind that the cost per person cannot exceed $80 and that the winning team will have to prepare the same, three-course menu in under three hours during the live IX Copa Jerez International Finals in Spain.
To be considered, all applications must be submitted by Friday, September 11th.
More Information
If selected as a US Finalist, you must be available to participate in a full menu tasting. Depending on the status of COVID-19, travel to New York may be required. If so, travel costs will be covered. The International Finals will take place in Spring 2021 at the Copa Jerez Forum. The Forum brings together world-renowned figures to discuss what makes Sherry Wines so highly appreciated. The winning U.S. team will compete against chefs and sommeliers from some of the finest restaurants in the world, preparing and presenting their pairing menus before a panel of elite, international judges and the audience (300 oenologists, chefs, and Sherry Wine lovers).


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