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Two Titan students take "eating your feelings" to the national stage with 'MoodFood' restaurant concept

At ‘MoodFood’, you’re invited to eat your feelings to create a mouthful of memories. Savana Moore and Jazmin Koebel, both students at Papillion-La Vista South High School are the brains behind the restaurant concept they created as part of the ProStart culinary program. With the help of their teacher, Louise Dornbusche and their mentor, Chef Casey Craven of ‘Herb Saint’, the duo earned a coveted spot to travel to Providence, Rhode Island April 27 – 30 to compete in the National ProStart Invitational. After presenting and explaining the concept behind ‘MoodFood’, the restaurant floorplan and budget, the teamed earned 6th place out of 46, earning them higher in the competition than any previous Nebraska team.
PLSHS ProStart team at Nationals with Nebraska ProStart coordinator

Pictured from left-to-right, PLSHS student Jazmin Koebel, PLSHS teacher Mrs. Louise Dornbusche, chef mentor Casey Craven, Nebraska ProStart Coordinator Brandy Nielson, and PLSHS student Savana Moore.

Jazmin Koebel and Savana Moore present 'MoodFood' at national ProStart.

Jazmin Koebel and Savana Moore present 'MoodFood' to a judge during the National ProStart Invitational in Providence, Rhode Island. The duo earned 6th place in the national contest that was held April 27-30.