Friday, March 27, 2009

Dole awards two grand prizes for Fresh Frozen Fruit Student Recipe Contest

The Dole Fresh Frozen Fruit Student Recipe Contest ended in a tie, with the grand prize of $2,500 going to Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts--Las Vegas student Bret Skiba and to a team of students from the Columbus Culinary Institute in Ohio.

Skiba's winning recipe was Lobster and Melon Salad (photo below).

The team of students--Burgess Abdallah, Juana Johnson, Lindsay Rathbone, Nic Wilcox and Heather White--prepared a Tropical Trifle (photo below).

The recipes used a minimum of two cups of Dole Fresh Frozen Fruit, and the judges evaluated the dishes based on creativity, flavor, ease of preparation and appetite appeal. For more information, visit

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