The Locavore Cooking Challenge

September 25th, 2012 by elmarrotte

Localvore Cooking ChallengeAcclaimed chef, author and television personality Anthony Bourdain once said, “I know what I want. I want it all. I want to try everything once.” That idea summed up a September 25 cooking competition at Plymouth State University that left several hundred PSU students, staff and faculty smiling after being treated to a multitude of freshly prepared, locally produced foods. The Localvore Cooking Challenge at Prospect Dining Hall pitted chefs from seven New Hampshire and Vermont colleges and universities creating made-to-order dishes based on local, fresh ingredients – with those sampling the food voting for their favorite dish.

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Meet the Team

Jack Toomey


Jack lives in Dorchester with his dear mother and has worked at Prospect for the last 10 years. He also works at Meredith Ford doing maintenance. In his spare time he follows Boston sports, enjoys photographing nature scenes, and has a pond full of goldfish that he takes care of.