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Placeholder Image’s culinary academy has officially placed in the Skills USA competition and will be heading to the state competition in April. These students have been staying after school twice a week since January in order to prepare for this competition. Their hard work has definitely payed off.
Skills USA is a competition in which students compete with other students in the state of California on different skills such as basic health skills, carpentry, and baking. culinary academy took part in the culinary arts and commercial baking competition.
“That was the first cooking competition I’ve ever done in my life and I was very nervous. You don’t know what to expect, the people you’re going to go against and what they’re going to bring to the table”, said Rosie Valdiuia, who took home a silver medal.
Gianni Chavez and Angela Delgado both won a gold medal in the baking competition.
“I really enjoyed it and it’s something that you’re proud of yourself for achieving,” said Angela Delgado. “I won gold and I’m just proud of myself for accomplishing that because baking is what I really love to do.”