A student culinary team from Kapiʻolani Community College hopes that they have created a menu of a champion. Team Hawaiʻi is competing at the 2017 Cook. Craft. Create. American Culinary Federation National Convention and Show—considered the national collegiate culinary championship—in Orlando, Florida beginning July 11. The winners will be announced on July 13.

“It’s a big deal, for not only for the school and Hawaiʻi but for these students. It’s a great opportunity for them to see something new and to challenge themselves,” said Kapiʻolani CC Lead Chef Instructor Jason Peel.


Kapiʻolani students vying for national culinary championship