Photo courtesy of Jim Damaske / Tampa Bay Times
JIM DAMASKE | Times
NP_358736_DAMA_CULINARY_2 (9/6/2012 TARPON SPRINGS) Jyaira Moore, 17, a Sr. from St. Petersburg, tends to her
shrimp, sauage and rice dish for competition at JCAA.
- Jacobson Culinary Arts Academy students at Tarpon Springs High are competing to join a culinary competition team.
In a set time they had to produce a restaurant-quality dish to impress judges, who will decide which students have the skills to compete in the upcoming ProStart and SkillsUSA competitions.
ItOs a serious deal.
won the ProStart state championship 3 years ago and went to the National competition in Kansas City.
Tarpon Springs students competing in the past 3 years got scholarships to such schools as CIA
, Cordon Bleu
, Arts Institute
, Keiser University
or Johnson & Wales
Eight students will be chosedn to move on. [Jim Damaske, Times]