Family Connection puts on another Chopped Junior
by Whitley Clifton | June 12, 2019 11:22 am
On June 3 through June 6, 22 students in grades second, third, and fourth attended the third annual Emanuel Chopped Junior cooking classes.
Students learned culinary skills and healthy nutrition during the 4-day class, which met from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. daily. Students learned safe food preparation and chef skills they will use for life.
The most anticipated parts of the week were the “Chopped Challenges.” Four teams competed to win the challenge and not get “chopped” by the judges. Many dishes were made with fruits and vegetables and were prepared in kid-safe appliances like waffle irons and Crock-Pots.
Emanuel Chopped Junior is provided by Emanuel County Family Connection to address the need for children to make healthier food choices. Many community volunteers and partners from the Family Connection Collaborative assisted with the class.