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    2021 Lake Washington School District Culinary Competition

    Culinary competition 2021

    COVID safety protocols led to a different looking Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Culinary Competition this year. The event took place virtually with students cooking from their own kitchens. Instead of just putting together a dish in front of judges, contestants were asked to document their recipe and cooking abilities in a PowerPoint presentation. Middle school students competed in two categories, desserts and appetizers. High school contestants created recipes in sweet and savory categories. A total of 113 entries were accepted this year that showcased the great culinary talents of LWSD students. 

    Here were the winning entries: 

    High School – Sweet: First place:

    • Andrea Wu, Redmond High School, Macarons

    High School - Savory: Three-way tie for first place:

    • Graham Van Niman, Redmond High School, Lambchops with Potato Puree, Roasted Carrots and Pomegranate Glaze
    • Tanvi and Vihan Dalvi, Redmond High School, Beef Wellington
    • Ashley Freedman, Lake Washington High School, Squash Gorgonzola Cappelleti

    Middle School – Appetizer: Four-way tie for first place:

    • Radha Shriram, Evergreen Middle School, Galub Jamun Fusion Cake
    • Kiera Merrigan, Evergreen Middle School, Almond Bar Raspberry Mousse Pistachio Ganache
    • Julie Chea, Rose Hill Middle School, Charcuterie Board Cake
    • Daniel Hodgson, Rose Hill Middle School, Chocolate Sampler

    Middle School – Dessert: Two-way tie for first place:

    • Ananya Gadepalli, Rose Hill Middle School, Mango Panna Cotta
    • Violet Otte, Kirkland Middle School, Vanilla Meringue Cake