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The Provo High Management and Culinary team takes first place at the ProStart State Invitational.

The team that attended the statewide competition on March 6, 2018 was comprised of students enrolled in in the ProStart Culinary Management course at Provo High School. The ProStart Culinary Management class is a Concurrent Enrolment Course that offers both high school and college credit at Utah Valley University. Students are trained for career opportunities in hospitality and the culinary arts. According to the class website, “this course will strengthen comprehension of concepts and standard outlined in Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education. Student leadership and competitive events (FCCLA) may be integrated into this course.”

The ProStart State Invitational is a statewide competition focused on skills in restaurant management and the culinary arts. Each team of students submit restaurant ideas, menu items and all other aspects of restaurant management to a group of industry leaders. Once submitted, the judges select a winner to proceed to the National Competition. The winner of the National Competition is awarded scholarships from the nation’s premier culinary and restaurant management programs.

Provo High’s team of students won first place in the State Invitational. The students worked extremely hard on their projects and are very proud of their achievement. The Management team received 1st for the restaurant concept, Green Lite Cafe; they are Abbey Chambers, Jacob Cannegieter, Kaitlin Pace, Justin Sevison, and Julian Hsaing. They will be traveling to the National Invitational in Providence, R.I. April 26-30, 2018.

Learn more about the National ProStart Invitational on the ProStart website.

Paige Simpson
  • Paige Simpson