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Fifteen volunteers donated over 115 hours to support this event. The Houston 4-H CEO Group secured over $1500 in prizes donated by Chantal Inc. Cookware which was awarded to fifty-five youth and eleven coaches.

Coaches reported the most important benefit was that the youth had opportunities to apply their skills and learn to work as teams. Overall the feedback from parents and youth was, “when can we do this again”.

preparation, food safety, MyPlate and nutrition requirements for healthy growth and development. The teams train with coaches to learn team work, time management and presentation skills.

The event was open to 4-H, FFA and FCCLA youth and coaches. Fifteen teams total fifty-five youth competed including: 7- Junior (3rd-5th grade) 6-Intermediate (6th-8th grade) and 2- Senior (9th-12th grade) teams representing eight 4-H Clubs and Klein Forest FFA.

4-H & youth development

3rd annual FOOD WRANGLER CHALLENGE

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4-h & youth development

he Harris County Fair “3rd Annual Food Wrangler Challenge” was conducted at Grace Family Baptist Fellowship Hall to engage youth in a test of culinary skills similar to the popular “Iron Chef” competitions featured on TV. The 4-H “Food Challenge” contest requires teams to prepare an original recipe from a mystery bag of ingredients in just 40 minutes.

Teams are required to make a presentation in front of judges

to demonstrate their of food knowledge

he Harris County Fair “3rd Annual Food Wrangler Challenge” was conducted at Grace Family Baptist Fellowship Hall to engage youth in a test of culinary skills similar to the popular “Iron Chef” competitions featured on TV. The 4-H “Food Challenge” contest requires teams to prepare an original recipe from a mystery bag of ingredients in just 40 minutes.

Teams are required to make a presentation in front of judges

to demonstrate their knowledge of food preparation, food safety, MyPlate and nutrition requirements for healthy growth and development. The teams train with coaches to learn teamwork, time management and presentation skills.

The event was open to 4-H, FFA and FCCLA youth and coaches. Fifteen teams totaling fifty-five youth competed including: 7- Junior (3rd-5th grade) 6-Intermediate (6th-8th grade) and 2- Senior (9th-12th grade) teams representing eight 4-H Clubs and Klein Forest FFA. Fifteen volunteers donated over 115 hours to support this event. The Houston 4-H CEO Group secured over $1500 in prizes donated by Chantal Inc. Cookware which was awarded to fifty-five youth and eleven coaches.

Coaches reported the most important benefit was that the youth had opportunities to apply their skills and learn to work as teams. Overall the feedback from parents and youth was, “when can we do this again.”