Feb. 22

Feb. 22, 2019



Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876, office

402-960-0697, cell


MCC High School culinary competition winners announced


OMAHA, Neb. — High school students representing 16 Nebraska and Iowa schools showcased their culinary expertise at the 14th annual Institute for the Culinary Arts High School Culinary Invitational, held on Friday, Feb. 22, at the Fort Omaha Campus. Teams competed by preparing three-course meals and presenting them to expert judges.


Scholarships, gift certificates, medals and a trophy will be presented to the winners of various categories. This year’s premier sponsor was Metropolitan Utilities District. This year’s results are below.


First Place Culinary

The Career Academy, Dream Team


Second Place Culinary

Homeschool, Brotato Chips 2.0


Best of Beef

Papillion-La Vista South High School, The Gladi “eaters”


Best Starter

Burke High School, JDMJ


Best Main Plate

The Career Academy, All Hands on Duck


Best Dessert

Lincoln Southeast High School, LSE Knights




Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.