Congratulations to Dean Massey and the Culinary Arts program for winning the 8th Annual Lakewood Chamber of Commerce Chili Cook-Off event at Clover Park Technical College Thursday, February 1, 2007.
J.R., a third-quarter student and chef-in-training, took home the top prize for his original-tasting chili. J.R. said this was the first time he has competed in the event and is happy and proud to win the award for the College.
The Rainier Room was crowded with supporters from all across Lakewood & including dozens of employees from Clover Park Technical College. The event hosted 13 different entries by various local businesses, government and public agencies including The City of Lakewood, Pierce Transit, Lakewood Fire and Police departments, Clover Park School District and Pierce College.
Proceeds from the event will sponsor scholarship opportunities for students at Clover Park Technical College, Pierce College, three local high schools and the Northwest Career and Technical High School at CPTC.
For more information about the Culinary Arts program at CPTC, please contact Dean Massey, Instructor, at (253) 589-6036, or to schedule an orientation please contact the Advising and Counseling department at (253) 589-5548.