Genesee STEM Academy

Genesee County's First S.T.E.M Certified School

Teen Cuisine

Instructor: S. Jackson                                              Organization: Michigan State University-Extension

Teen Cuisine is a program that teaches students about healthy nutrition through a Culinary Skills Curriculum.  Students will learn how to: 1) eat healthy, 2) cook several meals, and 3) handle kitchen utensils properly.  The participants would receive a certificate upon completion of the program.

Topics Covered:

  • Eat Smart
  • You Are What You Eat
  • Power Up with Breakfast
  • Find the Fat
  • Whole Truth on Whole Grains
  • Snack Attack

5th/6th Grade Session

Three teams competed against each other in a cooking contest.  The judging criteria was based on: 1) teamwork, 2) meal time limit completion, 3) meal appeal, and 4) taste.  The 1st place winners received brand new cookware sets.

1st Place – Chinese Vegetable Chicken Stir Fry

Naziah Aikins
Zahmariya Artis
Aniyah Colston

2nd Place – Chicken Quesadilla

Miley Barnett
Ni’Asia Dixon

3rd Place – Salsa

Jermain Bartee
Princess Demson
Camden Howard
Michael Miller



7th – 9th Grade Session


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