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Kids Invited to Cook It Up in 2nd Annual Recipe Challenge

Students in third through eighth grade will compete for a chance to win Justin Bieber concert tickets.

Kids who love to cook are invited to compete in the second annual Cook It Up! Student Recipe Challenge sponsored by the Hillsborough County School District's Student Nutrition Services.

Between now and Dec. 12, Hillsborough County public school students in grades three to eight can vie for a chance to be "top chef" and possibly win two tickets to the Justin Bieber “Believe” Tour at the Amway Center in Orlando Jan. 25, including one-night hotel accommodations, compliments of Radio Disney.

In addition, the winning recipe will be featured on the district-wide school lunch menu, the winning chef will receive an invitation to appear on Radio Disney’s “Kid’s Concern Show” and will celebrate with a school lunch party hosted by Radio Disney.

The purpose of the contest is to promote the importance of healthful eating and introduce new, kid-appealing school meal options.

Participants must submit a healthy and creative entrée recipe, along with a short essay explaining what makes their recipe nutritious and why it’s important to establish healthful eating habits.

Entries can be submitted instantly on the SNS website.

The top five finalists will be announced by Dec. 19 and will be invited to participate in a School Lunch Cook-Off. They will assist in preparing their dish for a panel of local celebrity judges. One participant will be named Cook It Up’s Ultimate School Lunch Chef.

Last year's winners were:
Briana Reed - 5th grader from Potter Elementary School

Brice Stevenson - 1st grader from Citrus Park Elementary School

Thaddeus Bencomo - 3rd grader from DeSoto Elementary School

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