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2024 Student Chef Competition

Wisconsin Team Nutrition is pleased to announce the twelfth 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. 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 14, 2024. 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, 2024. Dishes will be judged on taste, student appeal, presentation, and creativity. The top 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 eleventh annual student chef cookbook and may be submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for inclusion in the national recipe database.