Designation: Cooking

Isis Prieto

Representing the United States at WorldSkills in Cooking WorldSkills competitor Isis Prieto says the upcoming 2022 Cooking competition will allow her to “visit a new place, meet new people, learn about new cultures, eat new food and just simply experience everything that is new.” Prieto represented the state of Florida at the SkillsUSA Championships and…
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Greg Beachey

With 30 years in the culinary industry under his belt, Greg Beachey is currently employed by Youthentity. Greg has managed and overseen the SkillsUSA national championship for the past ten years, exemplifying his passion for youth culinary competitions. His experience with these competitions allows him to connect not only with the top young culinarians in…
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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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