Student Winner - Chefs

Del Valle ISD Child Nutrition hosted the Sodexo Future Chefs’ National Competition on Thursday, March 14, at the Del Valle High School cafeteria to showcase DVISD students’ culinary skills and encourage students to get active and creative in the kitchen.

The winner from the elementary level was Del Valle Elementary student Cesar Navarez. Navarez will represent DVISD at the regional competition. Navarez’s winning dish was Caldo de Pollo.

Other dishes from DV students included Filete Empanisado, Arroz con Leche, Ceviche Tostadas, Squash Stir Fry and more.

Students from across the District participated in the friendly culinary skills challenge for friends, family and Del Valle ISD administration. The elementary and middle school participants were judged on six categories: originality, healthy attributes, easy preparation, kid-friendly, taste and plate presentation.