ISSUED: 31 January 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens
SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University’s International Affairs office and Global Shepherd Students organization sponsored an international cook-off competition on January 30. There were 14 entries representing France, Ivory Coast, Poland, Puerto Rico/Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Myanmar, Morocco, Niger, and Cuba.
The top three dishes received cash prizes. The winners were, first place, $50 prize, Ja Seng Nsang, a business administration major from Myanmar; second place, $35 prize, Maria Jose Acevedo, a nursing major from Costa Rica; and third place, $15 prize, Nasser Achirou, a business administration major from Niger.
Judges for the event were Maria Allen, Maria’s Taqueria; Pam Neely, Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce; DJ Hahn, chef, Shenandoah Valley Westminster Canterbury; Jeffrey Ault, chef, Bavarian Inn; and Rigo Torres, Hecho en Mexico.
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