2019 Sodexo Future Chefs Competition


While healthy eating can be a challenge for kids and parents, elementary school students across the country are using their creativity and culinary skills to create original, Fiesta Fit, Mexican-inspired recipes featured in Sodexo’s 2019 Future Chefs cooking challenge. Now in its ninth year, the national initiative teaches elementary students the connection between hands-on cooking and healthy eating while encouraging them to get active and creative in the kitchen!

This year, students from 256 school districts joined over 2,700 other students representing more than 1,400 Sodexo-served school sites in 31 states nationally in this fun and educational challenge.

School districts across the country held local Future Chefs events throughout February and March. The winning student from each participating district was considered for 40 regional finalist awards, and the selected regional finalists competed to become one of five national finalists.

We’re proud to announce the public has spoken and voted – Addie Borgmann from Elkhorn Public Schools in Nebraska is the winner of Sodexo’s 2019 National Future Chefs Championship! Congratulations Addie! We’d like to thank and acknowledge the accomplishments of all of our Future Chefs. Good luck next year!




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