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Kids in the Kitchen/Junior Chef Competition

4th – 6th grade students from around the district faced off in the annual Kids in the Kitchen/Junior Chef Competition on April 28. Finalists prepared their favorite after-school snack creations for a panel of judges who selected the grand prize winners. Click here to download this year’s recipe book, which includes all recipe submissions, as well as the recipes of the finalists. 
Grand Prize Winners
  • Health-Conscious Food- Caia Fisher, Hummus and Roasted Naan
  • Fun Food- Tatum Barstad, Famous Tatum’s Shrimp Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce
  • Judges Choice- Charles Harper, Charlie’s Patented Lentil Stew
  • Kid-Friendly Preparation- Molly Davison, No Bake Energy Bites
2023 Finalists
Cascade View Elementary
  • Caroline Cote – Couscous Salad
  • Keanu Moghrabi – Chocolate Fruit Kabob
Cathcart Elementary
  • Caia Fisher – Hummus & Toasted Naan
  • Lyle Gonzalez – Egg Fried Rice
Central Emerson Elementary
  • Tuesday Hancock – Guacamole & Cheese Grill
  • Elisabeth Repp – Banana Bread
Dutch Hill Elementary
  • Remy Poor – Gluten/Dairy Free Peanut Butter Bars with Blueberries
  • Aalia Shariff – Paneer Panini Wrap
Little Cedars Elementary
  • Ave & Eliana Manning – Spicy Roasted Vegetable Macaroni & Cheese
  • Ayush Pankaj Kurse – Cheesy Veggie Nacho Board
Machias Elementary
  • Avalenae Carlson – Spam Musubi
  • Tamsyn Axtman – Lettuce Wraps
Riverview Elementary
  • Molly Davison – No-Bake Energy Bites
  • Tatum Barstad – Famous Tatum’s Shrimp Spring Roll with Peanut Sauce
Seattle Hill Elementary
  • Illyana Egeler – Stuffed Nachos
  • Lincoln Smith – How You Like Dem Apples?
Totem Falls Elementary
  • Madalyn Olsen - Samoas Popcorn
  • Charles Harper – Charlie’s Patented Lentil Stew