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Leigha McCafferty meeting Nick Nairn and Paul Rankin

S3 pupil Leigha McCafferty meeting celebrity chefs at the Dundee Flower and Food Festival.
Leigha McCafferty meeting Nick Nairn and Paul Rankin

Leah meeting celebirty chefs

Aswell as receiving a cash prize for winning the Dundee Cupcake Competition, Leah also got the opportunity to meet celebrity chefs Nick Nairn and Paul Rankin.  Leah received signed copies of their book and also had a good chat with them.  They happily posed for some photos with Leah.

Dundee Cupcake Competition

For the second year in a row, a pupil from St Paul's has won the Dundee Cupcake Competition!!
Dundee Cupcake Competition

the winning designs

Well done to S3 pupil Leigha McCafferty who has won this years Cupcake competition.  The theme for this year was 'Commonwealth Games'. This is the second year in a row a St Paul's pupil has won the competition.  Leah wowed the judges with her clever designs.   Leah received a £50 cash price and got the opportunity to meet celebrity chefs at this years flower and food festival. Here are the winning cupcakes.

Hospitality pupils cater for prize giving

A glimpse of some of the yummy treats.

Hospitality Pupils Cater for prizegiving

 

A number of our Senior hospitality pupils made cakes, biscuits and treats for this years prize giving.  Six of our hospitality pupils helped out on the night serving to the guests.  We would like to thank all our pupils for doing such a great job.  The guests were most impressed.

Cupcake winners meeting Paul Hollywood

Dundee Schools Superchef Cupcake Challenge Winners meet a celeb!
Our winners meeting Paul.

Dundee Schools Superchef Cupcake Challenge

Last week 3 of our S4 pupils (Lisa Monaghan, Rachael Dashwood and Chloe Houston) entered the Dundee Flower and Food Festival Cupcake Competition. Each Secondary School in the city enters this competition with each school being allowed up to three entrants. The theme for this years competition was 'Natural Scotland'. A team of judges including Martin Goodfellow from Goodfellow & Stevens and the Hospitality Chef from Dundee college judged entrants from across the city. St Pauls came out on top form not only winning ' BEST SCHOOL ' (for the second year in a row) but also winning 1st prize thanks to Lisa Monaghan. Well done girls!! Lisa won a cash prize of £50 aswell as £100 for the Home Economics department. The girls were overjoyed and also received VIP passes to the festival on the saturday and also got to meet Paul Hollywood from the 'Great British Bakeoff'.