AACA Announces Culinary Cookoff Winners

December 02, 2013 -

The American Academy of Culinary Arts held a cooking competition in the AACA Culinary Center November 23. Students from across the region participated in the event. The winners are:

First Place
• Bethany Fisher and Taylor Broniszewski from Parkway West Vo-Tech

Second Place
• Alexis Hollen and Isabella White from Jefferson County AVTS

Third Place
• Miranda McConnell and Sunshine McCullough from Western Area AVTS

Congratulations to the winners!
This exciting event is part of a series of competitions hosted by the American Academy of Culinary Arts for high school students in the region. “It was a high energy event” said Chef Instructor Amanda Flesch who was the floor judge for the competition. “The competitions was very close”
Other judges included:
Panfield DiNicola-- Sous Chef of the Giant Eagle Market District-Township of Pine
Christopher A Galarza-Sous Chef- Off The Hook- Warrendale Pa.
Erica Smith-PTC Adjunct Instructor

AACA will continue the series of culinary competitions with a new program called Cookoff Light that is open to the public so check the AACA website for dates and times.

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