Order Up! Teams Announced for the 2013 Cook This! 4-H Culinary Challenge

Cook This!AMES, Iowa – The burners are running on high as teams are announced for the 2013 Cook This! Culinary Challenge. Twenty-eight teams from across the state will compete at three age levels (junior, intermediate and senior) to show that they can Cook This. More than 80 youth will participate in this year’s challenge, making it the largest competition to date. Teams are listed below by grade completed.

Junior Level (fifth-sixth grade)

Sizzlin' Sweetie Pies, Warren County — Gabby M., Ashlynn W., Vanessa H.

Chillin', Chattin' and Choppin', Calhoun County — Kaylynn K., Heidi H., Anna M.

Cookin' Crusaders, Woodbury County — Jessica K., Anna P., Lauren S.

2 Girls and a Guy, Montgomery County — Emily P., Drake J., Savanna C.

TBD, Clarke County — Colton H., Austin S., Andrew D.

TBD, Woodbury County — Annie L., Kiana F., Natalie V.

The Three Amigos, Warren County — Ally O., Sarah M., Meredith H.

Chocolate Thunder, Hancock/Kossuth counties — Ethan D., Samantha D., Paige N.

Hometown Heroes, Cedar County — Xzavior B., Brooke E., Alec H.

The Bakin' Burritos, Marshall/Woodbury counties — Selena W., Mackenzie S., Rachel D.

Intermediate Level (seventh-eighth grade)

Kitchen Heat, Warren County — Hannah M., Leonora J., Lucas H.

TBD, Polk County — Evalina G., Freedom C., Aspen D.

The Franklin Foodies, Franklin County — Abby C., Jenna W., Keturah S.

The Three Cookateers, Calhoun/Monona counties — Chase P., Mitchell C., Brenna P.

Zesty Zingers, Mahaska County — Elizabeth D., Emily G., Natalie W.

Shooting Stars, Madison County — Grace E., Alaina O., Paige O.

The Three L's, Marshall/Boone counties — Lauren M., Leah M., Landra R.

Cooking Cousins, Henry County — Zoe R., Breeana R., Kaylee N.

TBD, Clarke County — Rileigh H., Maeci B., Katie C.

The Steak Kings, Kossuth County — Trevor D., Gavyn G., Evan A.

J.A.K., Appanoose County — Alienna B., John D., Kendall D.

Senior Level (ninth-12th grade)

Gourmet Rednecks, Decatur County — Marcus F., Brianna B., Dalton R.

Spice Girls, Appanoose/Fremont counties — Jasmine M., Sarah R., Christine R.

Team Ham, Hamilton County — Jan R., Erin A., Josi D.

The Spice Girls, Mahaska County — Sandra B., Lexi R., Jennifer A.

The Spice Boys, Mahaska County — Kamron V., Dalton K., Zacary R.

Warriors, Polk County — Anna C., Tala D., Riley M.

TBD, Woodbury County — Nicole K., Karissa F., Tyler P.

Schedule and More Information

The schedule for the event is posted on the Cook This website. For more information, follow the Cook This Twitter page, @4hCookThis. Challenge information and resources also will be posted to the Cook This blog at http://4hcookthis.wordpress.com. In addition, participants may like the Iowa 4-H Facebook page and plan to attend the Cook This event via Facebook. Updates and contest information will be posted to each of these sites throughout the summer.