Junior Bulldogs Mix Track With Culinary Arts

Posted: April 7, 2013 at 4:35 a.m.

Brayden Mayo, a triple jumper on the Springdale High School track and field team, and Kyle Rill, a high jumper, are also involved with the schools culinary arts program.

At first glance, the kitchen has nothing in common with high school track.


Arkansas SkillsUSA 2013 Culinary Arts Contest

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE: Hot Springs Convention Center

NOTABLE: A total of 22 contestants from area high schools and community colleges will be involved, and they will spend the time preparing and cooking a full menu. Winners will receive scholarships and prizes, and various chefs in central Arkansas will serve as judges.

CONTEST MENU: Green salad with emulsion dressing, chicken stock, sautéed chicken breast with mushroom supreme sauce and rice pilaf with sautéed Julienne zucchini, braised duxelle stuffed chicken thigh with roasted potatoes and sautéed broccolini.

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