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Feb. 22

Feb. 22, 2019

Derek Rayment
Public + Media Relations Manager
531-MCC-2876, office
402-960-0697, cell

MCC High School culinary competition winners announced

OMAHA, Neb. — High school students representing 16 Nebraska and Iowa schools showcased their culinary expertise at the 14th annual Institute for the Culinary Arts High School Culinary Invitational, held on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Fort Omaha Campus. Teams competed by preparing three-course meals and presenting them to expert judges.

Scholarships, gift certificates, medals and a trophy will be presented to the winners of various categories. This year’s premier sponsor was Metropolitan Utilities District. This year’s results are below.

First Place Culinary
The Career Academy, Dream Team

Second Place Culinary
Homeschool, Brotato Chips 2.0

Best of Beef
Papillion-La Vista South High School, The Gladi “eaters”

Best Starter
Burke High School, JDMJ

Best Main Plate
The Career Academy, All Hands on Duck

Best Dessert
Lincoln Southeast High School, LSE Knights


Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.