Ailey Evans a 5th grader at Fuerza Elementary is in the top 5 of a national recipe competition hosted by Sodexo the largest provider of school foods nationwide.Voting just began this morning 4-22-19 and concludes Sunday 4-28-19...here's her award winning recipe and how to vote for Ailey Evans

Her Recipe is Plantain Nachos and was based on the theme of Healthy Mexican Food Creations!!

Future Chefs 2019

This year over 2700 students from 256 school districts, representing more than 1400 Sodexo-served sites in 31 states across the nation, participated in this fun and educational challenge. Now we're down to our Top Five Semi-Finalists! View each chef's video below and vote for your favorite!
Voting will be open from 8am EST April 22 – midnight, EST on April 28.

While healthy eating can be a challenge for kids and parents, elementary school students across the country are using their creativity and culinary skills to create original, Fiesta Fit, Mexican-inspired recipes featured in Sodexo’s 2019 Future Chefs cooking challenge. Now in its ninth year, the national initiative teaches elementary students the connection between hands-on cooking and healthy eating while encouraging them to get active and creative in the kitchen!