PISCATAWAY, N.J. - Four teams will compete, but only one will win the “Iron Chef.”
On Monday, March 21, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the Piscataway High School Commons will transform into a TV studio, showcasing the cooking skills of middle school students and their principals. The four teams will have one hour to plan and cook a delicious meal based on an ingredient list released to them that night. Adding a twist that commemorates Piscataway’s 350th anniversary, the main ingredients will reflect those available in 1666.
A panel of judges will sample the meals created by each student team from Conackamack, Schor and Quibbletown Schools, along with the team of principals, and crown one the “Iron Chef.”
The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. While they enjoy the competition, they will dine on a delicious colonial buffet that includes Thanksgiving favorites such as turkey and stuffing, sweet potatoes, corn, green beans, apple cider and apple pie.
Discounted advance tickets are available for adults at $7, and for students at $5. Tickets can be purchased online at PiscatawaySchools.org. Click on “Community Pass” under “Quick Links.” Tickets will also be available at the door, at the price of $8 for adults and $6 for students.
All food, materials and prizes for the event are donated by Sodexo Food Services. Sodexo will also provide a professional chef to consult with each team. The event is sponsored by the Piscataway Education Foundation.
The Piscataway Education Foundation is a non-profit, independent, charitable organization committed to establishing and maintaining a positive relationship between the Piscataway Township School district and corporate, business, community, individual and government entities. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.