Welcome the to Future Chefs competition at JLS Middle School in Palo Alto.
20 students are competing in this year’s annual event. The theme is Healthy Snacks.
Junior chefs in action – one hour time limit to complete their snack.
This one too – and one of the winners!
The entries start to come in…
Everyone waits for the judges ( I am joined by fellow judge Christy Wolf, Resident Chef of Sur La Table) to announce the winners.
Drum Roll please – the winners are….
Most Unique Snack: Nati Grinkrag- 4th grader @ Barron Park Elementary
Easiest Preparation: Christopher Brown- 4th grader @ Barron Park Elementary
Best Taste: Riley Herron, Emily Neumann, Gianna Brogley- 5th graders @ Duveneck Elementary
Healthiest Snack: Ameer Hassan- 3rd grader @ Fairmeadow Elementary
Best Kid Appeal: Marcello Attardi- 1st grader @ Escondido Elementary
Best Overall: Morgan Germanow, a second grader from Fairmeadow Elementary!
Morgan now moves onto the regional competition, but EVERYONE is a winner at the Future Chefs Competition (sponsored by Sodexo).
The winning recipe.