Image courtesy of Culinary Institute LeNôtre
On Friday, January 27, Culinary Institute LeNôtre offered high school students an incredible opportunity. Some of America’s future chefs participated and demonstrated their culinary skills in the LeNôtre High School Chopped Tournament.
Held at the Institute’s campus in Houston, Texas, the day-long event showcased some incredible competition between schools, with the winners receiving a medal and a $2,000 scholarship.

In a statement on its website, Culinary Institute LeNôtre says, “We would like to congratulate all the participants and winners which received a medal and a $2,000 scholarship. We hope you all continue in your culinary path excelling and learning everything possible to excel as a Chef.”

Here are the winners and runners-up:

Heat 1

1st Place- Foster High School

2nd Place- New Caney High School

3rd Place- Sam Rayburn High School

Heat 2

1st Place- Sam Rayburn High School

2nd Place- Brazoswood High School

3rd Place- Westfield High School

El Campo High School

Foster High School

You can see pictures from the competition at Culinary Institute LeNôtre’s website.