200 aspiring high school cooks to compete at Gwinnett Tech

Gwinnett Technical College will welcome 200 aspiring chefs for the Hospitality Education Foundation of Georgia’s state championships March 25.

The event attracts high school juniors and seniors from 19 schools across Georgia. Every student competing will receive a college scholarship. The top team in the competition will get a chance to represent Georgia at the National Restaurant Association’s National ProStart Invitational in Kansas next month.

The competition is open to the public. It will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Busbee Center on campus, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville.