Students of the Culinary Institute of Michigan at Baker College are celebrating another win.
Teams from CIM competed in the 22nd annual MSU Museum Chocolate Party Benefit earlier this month. According to the school’s web site, Shelli Halman and Laura Alvarez, both from Grant, won first prize for their Asian-inspired piece. It featured a Chinese warrior mask and two dragons with an orange spiced chocolate mousse torte. The school says Joseph Gonzalez of Lapeer and Chad Starr of Howard City took third place with their Aztec-influenced work. Ashleigh Hile of North Branch and Elizabeth Adamson of Grand Rapids woman the Premier Chocolatier Choice award for their Chai tea-flavored chocolate piece centered on Tanzania.