Celebrity Chef Maneet Chauhan

TODAY: Food Network "Chopped" judge will taste at West Seattle High School cooking competition May 8

Event starts at 1:30 p.m.

Information from Seattle Public Schools:

Celebrity Chef Maneet Chauhan will be the judge at West Seattle High School's cooking competition May 8 where the winner will have a chance to travel to Washington D.C. and cook with a featured chef of the White House Chef Tour.

Three ProStart high school students will compete in the 40-minute cooking challenge to create an entree that represents contemporary American cuisine. The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation helped organize the student cooking competition which features students from two-year nationwide ProStart programs.

Chauhan's will be in Seattle as part of her national tour to debut her new book, "Flavors of My World: A Culinary Tour Through 25 Countries." She is interacting with ProStart students in each city as they compete in classic cooking competition.

Chauhan is a James Beard award-winning celebrity chef and judge on Food Network's hit show "Chopped."

ProStart Cooking competition
1:30-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 8
West Seattle High School
3000 California Ave. S.W.
Event will be held on east side of school