Faculty/Staff Cookoff 2017

September 15, 2017

The Annual Faculty/Staff Cookoff was held on September 14 in the concourse and had 19 cooks pitted against each other for prize ribbons and four trophies for Best of Dairy, Pork, Poultry, and Beef – new this year.  Many students came out to get a taste of the delicious entries and use their marbles to vote for their favorites. Here are the winners:

The Main Dish:

  • 1st place: Pigs on the Pasture - Byung Kim
  • 2nd place: It's Not My Birthday But My Food's Homemade - Monica VanKlompenberg
  • 3rd place: Apple Harvest Chicken - Janice Barber

Side Dish:

  • 1st place: Cheesy Bacon Corn Dip! - Victoria Lake Pearlman
  • 2nd place: First class food in a village somewhere in the world - Cranberry chicken dip - Zhengguo Xiao
  • 3rd place: Coxinha - Francine Vercese


  • 1st place: Chocolate Lasagna - Kasey Moyes
  • 2nd place: Fearless Dessert Bars - Amy Burk
  • 3rd place: Very Dairy Berry Cheesecake Trifle - Carol Keefer

Winners of the Best of Categories:

  • Dairy: Amy Burk
  • Pork: Victoria Lake Pearlman
  • Poultry: Zhengguo Xiao
  • Beef: Chad Stahl