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East Ridge High wins 2nd place in national culinary competition

East Ridge High School's Culinary Management Team won 2nd place in the National ProStart Invitational East Ridge High students and chefs with trophy and medals last week in Washington, D.C.!!


The team won the state competition in March, earning a spot to represent Florida in the national competition. The National ProStart Invitational is the country's premier secondary school competition focused on restaurant management and culinary arts.


Annually, nearly 400 student competitors put their skills to the test in front of industry leaders, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation trustees, state restaurant associations and family and friends -- all with hopes of earning coveted scholarships from the nation's best culinary and restaurant management programs.


Congratulations, Chef Kenneth Pitts and Chef Chris Dwyer and the ERHS Culinary Team: Eva Marshall, Amanda De Turo, Faith Macaulay, Cole Hilton and Tyler Dobereiner!