Riverview High School hosts chopped-style competition

Riverview Community High School and the Downriver Career and Technical Consortium’s Cooking Club hosted a Chopped Competition on Saturday, Nov. 23 in the Riverview Community High School kitchen and cafeteria. 

Many came to witness the professional chefs from the Detroit Metropolitan area compete in a three-course competition.  The competition consisted of an appetizer, an entree and a dessert.

This event featured  professional chefs that cooked with diversity that reflects the metro Detroit area.

Featured chefs were: Chef Brian Psenski – Executive Chef/ Red Crown, Chef Monique La’Shonta Muhammad – Chef for Meals with a Purpose and Chef Jonathon Atterbury – Chef for AVI Food Systems.

These Chefs worked side-by-side with students, collaborating on each dish for the three-course meal. Competitors worked in a Chopped-style event: 25 minutes for the appetizer, 35 minutes for the entrée and 25 minutes for dessert. 

Company watched and questioned them while they worked to create plates that judges tasted and reflected upon the audience. The cooking club had refreshments and chili for the Riverview Staff that attended.

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