Really Awesome Black Bean Burger Wins 1st Place!
Isabel Desoto’s Really Awesome Black Bean Burger won first place and a $1,000 grand prize at the 34rd Annual Winn-Dixie Carnaval Miami Cooking Contest. Desoto, who competed in the vocational category, was chosen to participate in the final round of the contest against Julio Castro and Albert Bellington. A judge’s panel chose Desoto’s healthy and hearty winning dish. Pictured: Winn-Dixie Manager of Local Store Marketing Ashley Gomez, Kiwanis Club of Little Havana President Jerry Fernandez, Carnaval Miami Winn-Dixie Cooking Contest winner Isabel Desoto, Miss Carnaval Miami 2016 Lelany Barea, Winn-Dixie Store Manager Eliu Cubas and Robert Morgan Education Center Culinary Arts and Entrepreneurship Academy Leader Paul Galadza.