The Delaware Restaurant Association Educational Foundation is hosting a dinner on Wednesday, April 12, at Harry’s Savoy Grill in Wilmington to recognize Delaware ProStart® students from William Penn High School. The William Penn High School culinary and management teams each won first place at the fifth annual Delaware ProStart Invitational held March 10. William Penn beat 12 other teams from high schools across the state.
Teams participating in the culinary competition had to demonstrate their creative abilities and culinary skills through the preparation of a three-course meal in 60 minutes, using only two butane burners.
The DRAEF dinner on April 12 serves as a fundraiser for the Delaware ProStart Program and to provide travel funding for the William Penn teams competing at the National Invitational in Charleston, S.C.
The DRAEF dinner will feature live-action appetizer stations, followed by a four-course wine dinner for 150 attendees. ProStart students are paired with Delaware celebrity chefs for the event and are involved in all aspects of the event from dish creation to plating and dinner service.
The following students will be recognized during the DRAEF dinner:
For more information on the ProStart program and National ProStart Invitational, visit www.chooserestaurants.org/Programs-and-Scholarships/Meet-ProStart.