Make plans to participate in the Special Foods Contest.
The purpose of the Special Foods Contest is to
- Demonstrate Healthy Decision Making – through nutrition, menu planning, food preparation and food safety
- Apply Healthy Living knowledge and skills
- Showcase skills and enhance organizational and planning skills
4-Hers 8 to 18 are eligible to participate and must be enrolled in any Foods and Nutrition project to compete. 4-Hers are challenged to prepare a main dish for a meal in 90 minutes, complete a place setting and interview with the judge.
During the preparation time the judge will observe and score on components including: measuring methods, presentation of finished place setting, knowledge of nutrients and personal diet needs and food safety. This contest will be held on July 7 at the Catholic Parish Hall. Age divisions include Junior, Intermediate and Senior.
For more information, contact the Extension Office. Entry forms will be available at http://cherry.unl.edu/cherrycounty4h or at the Extension Office and are due July 1. Exact starting times will depend upon the number of entries. An agenda with detailed information will be sent to 4-Hers after entries are received.