Designation: Cooking

Isis Prieto

Representing the United States at WorldSkills in Cooking The first member named to the WorldSkills USA team for Shanghai is Cooking competitor Isis Prieto. She graduated high school in Florida and represented the state at the 2018 SkillsUSA Championships, winning the high school gold medal. “I grew up in Havana, Cuba, to which I owe…
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Greg Beachey

With 30 years in the culinary industry under his belt, Greg Beachey is currently an Associate Dean at the Washburne Culinary Institute – attaining his goal of raising excellence in the restaurant industry and future workforce. Greg has managed and overseen the SkillsUSA national championship for the past ten years, exemplifying his passion for youth…
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Julia Spondike

Representing the United States at WorldSkills in Cooking Julia Spondike’s love for all things cooking stems from her grandmother’s legacy. “I loved hearing of my grandmas and great grandmas always being in the kitchen. My dad’s stories made my heart leap out of my chest with compassion and interest for the world of food.” Fascinated…
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