5th annual Gridiron Cooking Challenge puts kids to test

Students from Columbia, Flagler, Brevard counties take part in cook-off

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It was a Sizzling Saturday in Jacksonville with the fifth annual Gridiron Cooking Challenge taking place at EverBank Field.

It was a fun-filled cooking competition for elementary and middle school kids. 

Students from Columbia, Flagler and Brevard counties participated in the cook-off.

During the competition, students had 60 minutes to prepare and present their recipes to the judges.win.

Teams created and submitted recipes prominently featuring dairy ingredients. 

The Gridiron Cooking Challenge is created and supported by the Dairy Council of Florida. 

"They are learning how to incorporate dairy into their cooking so we are super excited for them to learn those life skills to work as a team in the cooking challenge," said Teresa Moran Wiebe, of the Dairy Council of Florida.

The Jacksonville Jaguars mascot, Jaxson de Ville and the cheerleaders from the ROAR of the Jaguars were there to root the kids on.

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