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SKYCTC CULINARY ARTS STUDENTS RECEIVE STATE FAIR BLUE RIBBON

Two male students in the Culinary Arts Program at SKYCTC hold their blue ribbonsBowling Green, KY (September 9, 2015) Jeff Downing and Aaron Sowell, advanced Culinary Arts students at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC), competed in the Kentucky State Fair Cast Iron Chefs Cooking Competition on the Gourmet Garden Stage on Friday August 21.

The Kentucky State Fair Cast Iron Chefs is a 30 minute cook-off with a mystery basket that included flat iron steak, cheese crackers, sour cream, and apricot marmalade. The challenge was to create a breakfast dish featuring the KY Beef Councils steak and KY Proud products and make three serving of each entree for the judges. Each student was teamed with a SKYCTC Chef instructor who served as their assistant.

Jeff and Aaron are both advanced students in the Culinary Arts program and received State Fair Blue Ribbons and custom cutting boards for their performance. This will become an annual competition event for SKYCTC Culinary Arts students.Two male culinary students cooking in chef caps

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