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Top Chefs: Suffolk Places Second in Nation at Culinary Competition
|Suffolk County Community College Knowledge Bowl Team, from left: Asst. Coach Sherry Mazze, (Farmingville), Coach/Asst. Professor Andrea Glick (Riverhead), Lillian Senior, Captain (North Brunswick , NJ), Samuel Keymel (Shirley), Leonardo Figueredo (Bellport), Jennifer Scherer (Westhampton Beach).
The Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts Knowledge Bowl Team placed second in the nation for the second consecutive year at the National American Culinary Federation (ACF) Conference Knowledge Bowl in Orlando, Florida last week. Suffolk competed against three other regional winning teams from across the United States.
The competition is based on a student's culinary knowledge in a Jeopardy format.
Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun McKay commended the team for its impressive showing.
“Our students put their knowledge and skills to the test in a highly competitive format,” McKay said. “I congratulate our students and coaches.The Knowledge Bowl Team is an inspiration to us and indicative of the excellent training and education provided by our culinary arts program.”