Alycia Harshfield, executive director for the CA Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, is here to tell us all about this event. She is also joined by former contestant and American River College culinary student Garett Rodriguez. Garett explains what it's like to compete in this kind of event and how he prepared for it.
Watch the video to hear what else Garett had to say for aspiring cooks and watch him chop it up!
2012 California ProStart Cup
Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sacramento
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday
Admission is free.