2009 Food Show
More than 300 high school students, along with members of the local and Pennsylvania College of Technology community, turned out Dec. 4 to visit the School of Hospitality’s annual
Judges ponder tallow and salt-bread structures from the artistic buffet decoration course.
Eleven chocolate houses were offered for sale to benefit Greater Lycoming Habitat for Humanity.
A chocolate replica of a favorite childhood toy
From greenery, to a mailbox, to a front-porch cat, no detail was overlooked.
A rustic “log” cabin
Every chocolate village needs a chocolate gas station.
A quaint chocolate cottage earned second prize.
A North Pole wonderland
A front-yard snowman invites visitors to a winter-white house.
A festive chocolate tree house
Chocolate painting details this house.
A Tudor-style entry
A prize-winning entry from the classical and specialty desserts class
A tall dessert tempts taste buds.
The advanced garde manger class offers hors d’oeuvre elegance.
A display packed with savory appetizers
Food Show 2009 judges, are, from left, Kyle Murphy, of Elizabeth’s; Jim Miller ’07, of Sodexo; and Phil and Mary Gajda, of Victoria House and Vic’s Pub.
An intricate tallow sculpture
Edible sugar delicacy
A classic Christmas tale reinvented in sugar
Entries from a beginning cake decorating course
A festive dessert
High school students from around the region toured the School of Hospitality and the Food Show.
Student William “Brady” West talks with high schoolers about tallow sculptures.
The winner of the Chef Eugene Mattucci Best of Show Award, created by Rachel M. Emmons.
Bidders scramble to place their name on the line before the 1 p.m. close of the silent auction.
Ice sculptures were among entries from the artistic buffet decoration course.
The abominable snowman earned an honorable mention.