Future Chefs 2023 Champion: Ibraheem Ali!

Ibraheem's winning dish, Fruit Chana Chaat, was full of delicious and nutritious fruits and vegetables and made for a colorful presentation that impressed our Sodexo chef judges and public voters.


Ibraheem's fellow students and teachers at Woodhaven-Brownstone School District are very proud of the national champion. We can't wait to see what our student chefs cook up next year!


Check out Ibraheem's Fruit Chana Chaat recipe below.

View the accessible version of recipe.


Future Chefs 2023: Regional Winners

Hundreds of students participated in local district competitions during the month of March, with many delicious, thoughtful recipes impressing our judges. Winners from the district competitions made it to the regional judging round, and we are proud to announce the Future Chefs 2023 Regional Winners!

These winners are now national semi-finalists. Look for a link to vote for your favorite student chef in the coming weeks, and good luck to all our semi-finalists!


Landon Wheat, 1st Grade

Claremore Schools, OK

Cheesy Cauliflower Tots with Zesty Yogurt Dip




Brynn Kendall, 3rd Grade

Sequim School District, WA

Brynn's Refreshing Rainbow Salad




Hailey Boucher, 4th Grade

Foster Glocester School District, RI

Orange Broccoli




Leonardo Hernandez, 5th Grade

Vineland Public Schools, NJ

Frushi (Fruit Sushi)




Ibraheem Ali, 2nd Grade

Woodhaven-Brownstown School District, MI

Fruit Chana Chaat




Future Chefs 2023 is Here!

This year students are cooking up their favorite healthy vegetable or fruit side dish. Students from over 200 school districts have competed in local competitions, with district winners moving to the regional judging round.

Check out the photos below from some of our district competitions and stay tuned for the announcement of our regional winners - coming soon!