Cooking up Change

November 16, 2017

6-10 p.m.

Skyline Loft at the Bridgeport Art Center

1200 W. 35th Street, Chicago


Prosser Wins Cooking up Change!

What a great competition! All of the Cooking up Change student chefs created incredible meals, but our panel of judges had to select just a few to receive awards.

Student chefs from Prosser celebrating with trophies after winning Cooking up Change 2017

First Place
Prosser Career Academy
Arroz con Pollo Tazon, Zanahorias Rostizadas Relish and Pear Crisp
Student Chefs: Itzel, Jasalyn, Jerimah, Jose, Naomi and Yesenia

Second Place
Chicago Vocational Career Academy
Orange Chicken Fried Rice, Stir Fry Vegetables and Peanut Butter Banana Wrap
Student Chefs: Asia, Chrishauna, Damayra, Jaih and Laquanya

Third Place
Marshall Metropolitan High School
The Ginger Peach Explosion, An Amazing Peach Slaw and Golden Peach Cobbler
Student Chefs: Anya, Jeremiah, Princess, Reginald and Tara

Best Presentation
Prosser Career Academy

More Than A Competition

Cooking up Change serves as Healthy Schools Campaign’s annual benefit and includes a silent auction, bite-size raffle and grand prize raffle. Since 2007, 9.1 million Cooking up Change meals have been served, 3.9 million of them in Chicago. Your support helps ensure schools can become healthier places for all students!

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