Chandler Dorn, a fifth grade pupil in West Columbia, SC, wins the 2022 Sodexo Future Cooks Nationwide Problem

West Columbia, South Carolina, Could 25, 2022 – In a cooking problem, designed to encourage college students to create and undertake more healthy consuming habits, Chandler Dorn, a fifth grade pupil from Lexington Faculty District Two in West Columbia, South Carolina, was chosen because the nationwide winner of the eleventh 2022 Sodexo Future Cooks Problem. The theme for this 12 months’s contest was a dish from the scholar’s favourite e-book or film made more healthy. Dorn received this competitors together with his signature dish, “Snow White and the Seven-Layered Trifle”.

The COVID-19 pandemic has put an finish to the eleventh version of the Sodexo Future Cooks Problem in 2021, mentioned Stephen Dunmore, CEO, Colleges, Sodexo North America. This 12 months, it was thrilling to have the ability to tackle this problem once more, permitting college students from throughout the nation to showcase their creativity and abilities in culinary excellence. Congratulations to Chandler and our regional winners, for a powerful comeback of the Sodexo Future Cooks Problem.

Celebrating its eleventh 12 months, the Sodexo Future Cooks Problem encourages more healthy consuming habits by actively involving college students in good diet. This 12 months, greater than 1,000 college students from 85 college districts in 22 states participated within the problem. A panel of judges reviewed the recipes and rated them primarily based on originality, wholesome attributes, ease of preparation, child-friendliness and plate presentation. Along with profitable a pill in addition to a razor scooter and helmet, Dorn’s profitable recipe might be featured on Sodexo elementary college menus in fall 2022 and spring 2023.

Regional winners embrace:

  • Sam Brown – Bethany Public Colleges, OK (Turkey Twisters)
  • Taylor Thurmond – Central Faculty District of Cheektowaga, NY (Rooster Pizza & Broccoli Naan)
  • Miradi Ackler – Battle Floor Faculty District, WA (grilled cheese with balsamic bacon)
  • Stacie Biscamp – Spotsylvania County Faculty District, Virginia (Inexperienced Eggs with Ham)

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