Kids Healthy Cooking Competition

This event has been moved to Saturday, October 10th

All children in 4th or 5th grade that attend school in Cass or Clay Counties are eligible to participate by submitting a healthy and tasty original recipe and video of their creation below. Applications are accepted anytime between November 1st and February 28th with the live competition for finalists scheduled for Saturday, October 10th from 9:00AM to Noon. Please include the following in your submission:

  1. An original recipe that you create. (Must include at least one fruit and/or vegetable)
  2. Include a video of no more than 60 seconds describing: why you chose that recipe, what makes it healthy, and a picture of the prepared dish.

Selected finalists will be invited to a live healthy cooking competition at Concordia’s Food Lab for a 1 hour match against other finalists on Saturday, October 10th from 9:00AM to 12:00PM. All participants will be provided a pantry of items to cook with and will need to incorporate mystery food items in their dish. Each participant will have expert mentors to help along the way. Dish creations will be judged by area chefs and community leaders and the winners will also be recognized at the Family Wellness Cooking for a Cause – Gourmet Gala on Thursday, November 5th.

For questions, contact Angie at or 701.234.7294.

Ages 4th and 5th Graders



We need volunteers! If you’re interested, please contact Karsyn Wendt at 701-234-5996 or