Friday, April 23, 2010

Kendall students win regional Culinary Knowledge Bowl

On March 26 a five-student team from the School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College, Chicago, won the Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl and earn gold medals at the American Culinary Federation's (ACF) 2010 Central Regional Conference in Indianapolis on March 26.

The Kendall team, consisting of Allison Chikos, Erika Giffin, Sarah Roberts, Jacquie Wallner and Edward Whitney, beat out 11 teams from foodservice-training programs at schools throughout ACF's Central Region. The team will compete for the title of national ACF Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl winner against three other winning regional teams at the 2010 ACF National Convention in Anaheim, Calif., Aug. 2 to 5.

The Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl tests culinary students' knowledge through a "Jeopardy"-style subjects grid that includes culinary, baking, nutrition, sanitation and math questions as well as sensory perception. For more information, visit