CTE students take on 'Chopped' contest
SALEM — The New Hampshire Department of Education and the New Hampshire Army National Guard are teaming up to host the 2019 Chopped Challenge, a cooking competition in the style of "Chopped" or "Iron Chef America," pitting six New Hampshire schools' Career and Technical Education departments against each other for top bragging rights.
The event is Nov. 20, at Salem High. Snow day is Nov. 21.
Participating schools will send marketing, culinary arts and video production students. Schools taking part are Nashua, Milford, Pinkerton Academy, Salem, Alvirne, and the Manchester School of Technology. Teams will arrive at 3 p.m., with competition beginning at 4 p.m. and judging and awards to follow.
The contest is a friendly competition to increase awareness of CTE programs and opportunities for high school students in the National Guard. Teams of three culinary students will be paired with an administrator from their home school and a New Hampshire Army National guardsman.
Students from each school’s Marketing and Video Production CTE programs will also be competing.