ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Young chefs from Orange County were cooking up healthy meals in the nation’s capital today.
And the contest parameters are tough: With limited ingredients and limited time, teams of culinary students must create healthy meals that cost a dollar each.
The student team representing central Florida is part of the effort to push Congress to reform the school lunch program.
Anfree Anderson has been cooking since he was
“If you like to eat good, you cook good,” Anderson said.
He's hoping the beef empanadas on their menu will win them first place.
Anderson has always been a health nut, but
“This competition changed my mind,” Anderson said. “They actually care for the health of the students.”
The winners are set to be announced Monday night.