Youth Chefs Win World Health Day Cook-Off Competition

Bridgetown, Barbados, 6 April, 2023 (PAHO/WHO) – Representatives of the Ashley Lashley Foundation, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Barbados Ministry of Health and Wellness recently competed in a Health for All Cook-Off Competition in recognition of World Health Day, April 7.

PEG Farm and Nature Reserve located in the Barbados countryside was the ideal setting for this friendly but competitive cookoff.  In keeping with the theme, Health for All, the cookoff emphasized the link between health, climate, nutrition, and food systems by utilising locally grown, organically produced, drought-tolerant ingredients as their staple ingredient.