Chicken empanadas. Pozole. Crab-stuffed mushrooms. Crepes. Strawberry shortcake. Lemon bars.
This may sound like the menu from a fine dining establishment, but these were actually just a few of the items whipped up by the culinary arts students for the annual cook-off.
Teacher Crystal Telles came up with the idea for the cook-off as a way to award scholarships to one of the advance culinary students with Cafe Fresh.
“When the cafe started making a profit, we had money left over at the end of the year, so I thought it would be a good idea to reward the kids for all their hard work and help them further their education,” Telles said. “Every year there are several students who plan to specialize in culinary after they graduate, and even the students who are just learning how to cook as a hobby are eligible to apply for the scholarship.”
By Jean Ann Collins • PISD Communications Coordinator • [email protected]
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