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SHS ProStart Teams Compete at the Louisiana ProStart Invitational

Posted Date: 04/08/2019


Saline High School competed for the first time in the Louisiana Restaurant Association Education Foundation’s 18th Annual Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers Louisiana ProStart® Invitational, March 21-22, 2019 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center.  It was a great learning experience. We look forward to competing in the future.

SHS Management Team:

SHS 2019 ProStart Management Team

Monterio Gray, Alayna Choate, Kassidy Cherry, and Journey Morgan


During the Management Competition, Thursday, March 21, teams demonstrated their knowledge of the restaurant and foodservice industry by developing their own restaurant concept, including the menu, design, budget and marketing strategies which they presented to a panel of judges similar to what an entrepreneur would pitch to a group of investors.

SHS Culinary team:

2019 SHS ProStart Culinary Team at the Louisiana ProStart Invitational

Noelle Warren, Ziaria Gray, Mackenzie Jackson,

and Maria Barnett


Teams participating in the Culinary Competition, Friday, March 22nd.  They demonstrated their creative teamwork and communication abilities through the preparation of a three-course, restaurant quality meal. Judges from the restaurant industry and post-secondary educational institutions observed and measured their performance against the competition criteria.  


Judges volunteering their time and expertise include: Chef Joshua Hebert of The Cabin & Bernadette’s Table; Billy Mick, general manager of Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers; Chef Jason Goodenough, owner of Carrollton Market; Chef Marcelle Bienvenu, an instructor at Chef John Folse Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University and Chef Owen Hohl of Hot Tails; among others.