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October 12, 2023 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Join the Lee and Collier FRLA Chapters for the annual Taco Cook-off between local ProStart teams.  Hosted at the Shangri-La Springs, local ProStart culinary student and instructor teams will prepare signature tacos and side dishes for attendees and judges, hoping for a chance to be crowned Overall Winner of the Taco Cook-off. In addition to great food, there will be live music, raffles and silent auctions. Guests will not only be able to try the student and instructor’s creations, but they will also lend a hand in the judging process, picking the Fan Favorite Winner. The Overall Winner will be selected by the attendees as the fan favorite!

Event Details:

Thursday, October 12, 2023
5:00 PM – Registration & Fiesta
5:30 PM – Food Begins
Shangri-La Springs (27750 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs, FL 34135)


Competing Schools:

Lee County
Cape Coral High School
Riverdale High School
Young Parents Educational Program
East Lee County High School
Estero High School
Island Coast High School

Collier County
Gulf Coast High School
Palmetto Ridge High School
Immokalee Technical College Dual Enrolled students

Desserts will be served by Fort Myers Technical College and table decor coordinated by South Fort Myers.



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Proceeds from the event will go towards Lee and Collier County’s ProStart programs, contributing to student scholarships, classroom supplies, and equipment as well as state competitions.

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Shangri-La Springs
27750 Old 41 Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34135 United States
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John Lai