Culinary Students Compete at Sunshine Kitchen

St. Lucie Public Schools Culinary Programs competed at the Sunshine Kitchen in Fort Pierce. Five outstanding high school culinary students competed along with an Indian River State Culinary Institute student at the Tuesday, October 25th Sunshine Kitchen Cook-Off.
Master of Ceremonies was Chef Leslie Moyer, judges included Chef Mike Febre, True Roots Catering; Heather Belmont, Indian River State College; and Guytano D’Annna, Bonefish Macs. The winning team was Donavin Derrico from Fort Pierce Westwood Academy and Jay Shemo from Indian River State Culinary Institute who each won a $1,500 scholarship.
Big thanks to Gina McCants, St. Lucie County Tcerda Research Park; Chef Deb Midkiff, IRSC Culinary Institute; Chef Roland Foerster, Port St. Lucie High; Chef Cindy Swertfager, Fort Pierce Central High; Chef Jesse Strell, Fort Pierce Central High; Chef Jeanne Gray, Fort Pierce Westwood Academy; Chef Julia Cruz, Treasure Coast High; Chef Chris Gedke-Balaschak, St. Lucie West Centennial High; Chef Jen Tremblay, St. Lucie West K8; and Chef Tiffany Tredor, Northport K8, who made the event possible!

Author: Dana Caputo

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