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GRCC Culinary student in the NASA Hunch Culinary Challenge

NASA Hunch Culinary Challenge

On Friday, February 21, 2020, Grand Rapids Community College's Secchia Institute for Culinary Education hosted the Michigan regional preliminary challenge for the 2019-2020 NASA HUNCH Astronaut Culinary Challenge (Ethnic Dish) at the Wisner-Bottral Applied Technology Center.

The NASA Hunch Culinary Challenge develops food items for the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) from a general theme idea. Each year NASA challenges schools with a new theme. Students are asked to create new dishes taking into account food processing procedures and nutritional requirements to meet the standards of the NASA Johnson Space Center Food Lab.

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