Vicksburg-Warren Culinary II Students Prepare NOLA Fare

Vicksburg-Warren School District Culinary Arts II students traveled to the New Orleans School of Cooking in October and prepared many Big Easy staples alongside Chef Mark Guillory. The students worked in teams to prepare chicken and andouille gumbo, Louisiana meat pies, grillades, cheese grits with poached eggs and fresh fruit crepes flambé.

Vicksburg-Warren School District Culinary Arts II students pictured with New Orleans Chef Mark Guillory.


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