2023 Future Chefs National Challenge by Sodexo

This year’s Future Chef competition by Sodexo featured some amazing side dishes from primary school students throughout the district.

2023 future chef winners Gaur, Violet and Ollivia

May 2, 2023

In case you missed the Future Chef competition for third and fourth graders at Battle Ground High School on March 23, we have put together a video highlighting the creativity and ingenuity of the eight contestants who were selected to participate. This year’s winner is Violet Kohlenberger, a third grader from Tukes Valley Primary School. Second place went to third grader Ollivia Webb from Captain Strong, while Gaur Mahesh, a fourth grader from River HomeLink, took home third place. We appreciate everyone who took the time to enter, our contestants for their delicious dishes and Sodexo’s dedicated staff who organized the popular event and helped the students in the kitchen. We’re already looking forward to next year!

  • Violet Kohlenberger – Tukes Valley Primary – 3rd Grade – First place, Easy Peasy Broccoli Cheesy Cups
  • Ollivia Webb – Captain Strong Primary – 3rd grade –¬†Second place, Wishing for Summer
  • Gaur Mahesh – River HomeLink – 4th Grade – Third place, Creamy Potato Basil Soup
  • Audrey Sampson – Tukes Valley Primary – 4th grade
  • Cairo Hill – Glenwood Heights Primary – 3rd grade
  • Easton Lahodny – River HomeLink – 4th grade
  • Nolan Emmer – River HomeLink – 4th grade
  • Sawyer Keels River HomeLink – 4th grade

Congratulations Ollivia!


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