High school students compete in Culinary Arts Olympics

by admin7. April 2008 19:00

The seventh annual High School Culinary Arts Olympics took place April 2 at Moraine Park Technical College’s Fond du Lac campus. Thirty-nine students from five area schools competed, including Cambria-Friesland, Princeton, Sheboygan North, Sheboygan South and Waupun Area High School.

 A gourmet chicken entree artistically arranged for the Create a Plate competition.

The competition categories were Create a Plate, Layered Cake Decorating and Sandwich Relay Construction Team. The first place finisher in each category received a $200 scholarship to Moraine Park Technical College.


The results are as follows:


Cake Decorating: First place – Erin Molzner, Sheboygan North; second place – Rebecca Trudeau, Sheboygan North; third place – Teng Ziong, Sheboygan South; honorable mentions – Megan Zodrow and Jessica Floeter, Princeton.


Create a Plate: First place – Tommy Canon, Sheboygan South; second place – Brittany Ramos, Sheboygan North; third place – Cassie Sargent, Sheboygan South; honorable mentions – Tony Corson, Cambria-Friesland, and Tony Gierke, Sheboygan South.

 A yellow cake accented by pink flowers and green leaves and vines made from frosting, and pineapple chunks and frosting forming a flower in the center.

Sandwich Construction Relay Team: First place – Sheboygan North team of Kayla Hanson, Stephanie Gilbertson and Alex Theodoroff; second place – Sheboygan South team of Jean Vue, Ntximhlub Vang and Breanna Bennett; third place – Sheboygan North team of Jeremy Jochman, Heather Madson and Brian Shaw; honorable mention – Princeton team of Elliot Pulvermacher, Jake Nehls and Alex Enk.


Moraine Park Technical College offers an associate of applied science degree in Culinary Arts, a technical diploma in Food Service Production, and five short-term certificates in the culinary arts career field. For more information, visit www.morainepark.edu or call 1-800-472-4554.