Culinary Students Excel at Competition
Date: Friday, May 20, 2011
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For the second straight year, Fox Valley Technical College’s Culinary Arts program earned a gold medal at the 2011 Wisconsin Restaurant Association (WRA) Expo, held annually in Milwaukee.
Student Miranda Peyketewa of Wisconsin Rapids was a first-place winner in the Expo’s Cold Plate competition, with students Cody Vatland, Scott Strand, and Eric Williamson earning silver medals. In the team Hot Plate competition, FVTC’s student team of Laura Johnson, John Vetterli, Allie Schuls, Shanna Denning, and Justin Ulness earned silver medal honors.
The WRA is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to supporting the food service industry. Founded in 1987, the WRA is one of the nation’s largest state restaurant association foundations.