Madison East High School will represent Wisconsin in national culinary competition

Madison East was one of 21 schools competing
Madison East High School will represent Wisconsin in national culinary competition

Madison East High School won first place at the Wisconsin ProStart Student Invitational Culinary Competition held in Milwaukee March 13, according to a release.

At the ProStart Invitational, 21 high schools and 112 students from Wisconsin competed in the management and culinary competition.

Madison East High School participated in the culinary competition, where students needed to make a three-course meal. They are judged by food industry professionals and college educators on teamwork, presentation, cooking procedures, knife skills and sanitation.

Natalie Aguirre is the instructor for the Madison East High School Group.

At the invitational, winners were awarded more than $1.7 million in scholarships. The winning teams of each competition will go to the 17th Annual National ProStart Invitational in Providence, Rhode Island April 27-29.