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Whipping Up Wisconsin Wellness


2019 Student Chef Competition

Wisconsin Team Nutrition is pleased to announce the seventh annual Whipping Up Wellness, Wisconsin Student Chef Competition. Teams of middle and high school students are invited to develop a nutritious, student-friendly recipe that can be incorporated easily into the school food service program and used at home. The competition consists of a Recipe Contest and a Cooking Competition. Teams must submit a team application and an electronic photo of their dish to the Department of Public Instruction by March 15, 2019. Please read the competition overview and application instructions carefully prior to submitting your team's application.

The top five finalists from the Recipe Contest will be invited to prepare their recipe during the Cooking Competition at Madison Area Technical College – Truax Campus on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Dishes will be judged on taste, student appeal, presentation, and creativity. The five finalists from the Cooking Competition will receive a banner to display at their school and recognition on the Department of Public Instruction website. Qualifying recipes may be included in the seventh annual Wisconsin Student Chef Competition Cookbook. You may request hard copies of the cookbook by using the Wisconsin Team Nutrition Resource Order Form. 

The Wisconsin Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity State Plan

The state plan was developed by the WI Department of Health.  It is a long range planning document focusing on the best ways to be active, eat well, and prevent obesity.  Strategies in the plan to reduce overweight and obesity in Wisconsin will be targeted to reach children, adolescents, and adults across all races and socioeconomic levels.