On Saturday, January 11, 2019 from 1-4 p.m. at The Farm at South Mountain, attendees can taste and see these re-imagined cafeteria trays at a special tasting event and competition. Students and their mentor chefs will serve samples of their school lunches, alongside bites, drinks and desserts from other Blue Watermelon chefs.
This year’s teams are:
- Students from Casteel High School mentored by James Beard Award nominated chef Charleen Badman of FnB.
- Students from Perry High School mentored by Tamara Stanger, executive chef at Cotton & Copper in Tempe.
- Students from Paradise Valley High School mentored by chefs Dina Altieri, Director of Culinary Enterprises, and Doug Robson of Otro Cafe and Gallo Blanco.