Cooking up Change

June 9, 2020

Watch the Recording

Cooking up Change has gone virtual! Watch the recording!

We couldn’t let the school year go by without hosting a Cooking up Change competition featuring amazing student chefs and their delicious school meals. The new virtual format featured all the key ingredients of Cooking up Change—mouth-watering recipes, inspiring student chefs and a crowd of supporters to cheer them on.

You can watch the recording by clicking on the link above.

Competition Results

1st Place

Vaughn Occupational High School

2nd Place

Prosser Career Academy

3rd Place

Southside Occupational Academy

8 high school students stand outside on a city street.

2019 Vaughn Occupational High School Team

Participating Teams and Menus

Benito Juarez Community Academy
Broccoli Cheese Bread Pudding
Spicy Roasted Broccoli
Walrus Monkey Crisp

Prosser Career Academy
Prosser Wedding Soup
Garden Wrap
Apple Cranberry Parfait

Richards Career Academy
Sassy Stuffed Pepper
Cool Cucumber Salad
Bella Banana

Theodore Roosevelt High School
Fish Wrap
Zesty Slaw
Baked Apples

Southside Occupational Academy High School
Cheesy Meatball Mash
Zesty Orange Broccoli
Hawaiian Salad

Vaughn Occupational High School
Pho Sho
Apeeling Vegetable
Time Flies Like an Arrow, Fruit Flies Like a Banana

If you make a donation of any amount, we’ll send you all of the Cooking up Change recipes so you can recreate these meals at home.



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