PHOTO: Chef Roland Kyburz of South Shore Harbour Resort and Culinary Arts students serve Spanish cuisine to guests at the Extravaganza.
League City -- Culinary Arts students at Clear Springs High School cooked up quite a feast at the third annual Culinary Arts Extravaganza. The event featured nine guest chefs and Chef Lann Perkins who runs the Culinary Arts Program in CCISD. They worked with student chefs to create a night of food and fun. Entertainment was provided by the Clear Brook High School Jazz Band and the Clear Springs High School Orchestra.
Guests sampled the tasty work of the Culinary Arts program and had the opportunity to bid during a silent auction. The Culinary Arts Extravaganza was held at Clear Springs High School, 501Palomino Lane League City 77546, on April 23, 2010 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
The student and guest chefs served appetizers from around the world. Guests enjoyed gourmet delights that ranged from Boeuf Bourguignon and Potatoes Dauphinoise to Jerk Chicken and assorted Sushi. Dessert included Crepes with Texas Peach Compote as well as Hand-Crafted Chocolates.
PHOTO: Student Stephanie Chau helps prepare a dish for the Culinary Arts Extravganza
Guest Chefs and featured countries for 2010:
Chef Lann Perkins, CCISD Culinary Arts Program – American
Executive Chef Brent Robinson, Marinas Restaurant - France
Executive Chef Patrick Guerra, Hobby Marriott Hotel – Peru
Executive Chef Robert Maccarone, CCISD Child Nutrition – Italy
Executive Chef Roland Kyburz, South Shore Harbor Resort – Spain
Chef Paul Mendoza, Culinary Arts Director Galveston College – Vegetarian
Chef Tori Bosley, Lott Marketing – Caribbean
Executive Chef Robert Maccarone, CCISD Child Nutrition - Asia
Pastry Chef Jarrod Vance, Carrabas – Pastry Desserts
Chocolatier Crystal Perkins, The Chocolate Box – Chocolates
Students from Clear Springs, Clear Lake, Clear Brook and Clear Creek High Schools as well as from students from Westbrook Intermediate School helped make the night a success. They are listed below:
CULINARY ARTS STUDENTS
FLORAL DESIGN STUDENTS
from Clear Lake High School
A Special THANK YOU to the Clear Springs HS Floral Design Students...
Students who graduate from the three year program Culinary Arts have the opportunity to earn certifications that will qualify them to be accepted into college level culinary courses and to work professionally as a prep chef.
The Culinary Arts Extravaganza was sponsored by:
Food Station Sponsors
CCISD Child Nutrition
CCISD Culinary Arts
Hobby Marriott Hotel
Marinas Mexican Restaurant
South Shore Harbor Resort
The Chocolate Box
Fusion Food Group/Pro View Foods
Johnson Space Center Credit Union
JTM Food Group
Money Mailer of Clear Lake and League City
Schwans Food Service
Smuckers School Foodservice
Tyson School Foodservice
Clear Springs High School Floral Design Students