DODEA Europe student chefs put cooking chops to the test
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — As time expired, the four student chefs from Wiesbaden raised their arms, signifying they were done and exhaling a palpable sigh of relief.
During a tense 60 minutes, they had sizzled, diced, peeled and sauteed their way through a trio of dishes: crab cakes, honey Sriracha chicken and Caribbean crepes would soon meet the discerning palates of professional chefs serving as the judges.
With the grueling cooking round of the Department of Defense Education Activity Europe’s annual culinary championships done, seniors Majesty Henry, Joanna Snyder, Jamie Caskey and Myrah Hernandez — along with team manager and timekeeper Michael Brandt — managed weary smiles.
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