District 214 students awarded culinary scholarship for sweet and savory baked goods

  • Sergio Medina of Buffalo Grove High School presents samples of his grandmother's recipe roasted garlic and rosemary bread during the Great District 214 Culinary Competition Friday in Arlington Heights. He partnered in the bake-off with classmates Jack Cadre and Tyler Davoren.

      Sergio Medina of Buffalo Grove High School presents samples of his grandmother's recipe roasted garlic and rosemary bread during the Great District 214 Culinary Competition Friday in Arlington Heights. He partnered in the bake-off with classmates Jack Cadre and Tyler Davoren. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Vasi Grammatis of Rolling Meadows High School serves up fresh herb pinwheels bread to a panel of judges Friday at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library's Makerplace.

      Vasi Grammatis of Rolling Meadows High School serves up fresh herb pinwheels bread to a panel of judges Friday at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library's Makerplace. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Rori Weidel and Ashley Kim from Elk Grove High School cut up their Amish apple fritter bread for the judges to sample at the Great District 214 Culinary Competition on Friday.

      Rori Weidel and Ashley Kim from Elk Grove High School cut up their Amish apple fritter bread for the judges to sample at the Great District 214 Culinary Competition on Friday. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • State Sen. Ann Gillespie fills out a judge's form during the high school bake-off competition she hosted Friday in Arlington Heights.

      State Sen. Ann Gillespie fills out a judge's form during the high school bake-off competition she hosted Friday in Arlington Heights. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Rolling Meadows High School students Vasi Grammatis, Elise Malter and Aiden Hecht look over their fresh herb pinwheels before judging began Friday during the Great District 214 Culinary Competition in Arlington Heights.

      Rolling Meadows High School students Vasi Grammatis, Elise Malter and Aiden Hecht look over their fresh herb pinwheels before judging began Friday during the Great District 214 Culinary Competition in Arlington Heights. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 4/25/2022 6:50 PM

A peach and strawberry scone made by students at Rolling Meadows High School, and an everything bagel babka baked by Elk Grove High School students, were the respective winning sweet and savory items in a culinary competition in Arlington Heights.

State Sen. Ann Gillespie, Northwest Suburban High School District 214, Harper College, the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce and Arlington Heights Memorial Library co-hosted the first Great District 214 Culinary Competition Bake-Off Friday at the library's new Makerplace.

 

The contestants were students in District 214's Culinary Arts ProStart Career Pathway program. Judges included the Arlington Heights Democratic legislator and local restaurant chefs and owners involved in the pathway program.

The winning teams from Rolling Meadows and Elk Grove high schools will share a combined $10,000 scholarship to Harper's Hospitality Management program.

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