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Minnesota State ProStart Invitational

MNPSI - 2024 Group Photo

On March 14, 2024, over 100 students from across Minnesota competed at the 18th Annual Minnesota State ProStart Invitational for the chance to represent Minnesota at the National ProStart Invitational in Baltimore on April 26 - 28, 2024.


Students competed in both management and culinary competitions.



Culinary Competition:

1st Shakopee High School

2nd Sauk Rapids-Rice High School

3rd Pillager High School

4th Hopkins High School

5th Elk River High School


Management Competition:

1st Elk River High School

2nd Sauk Rapids-Rice High School

3rd Rogers High School


Knife Skills:

Beck Fluguear, Elk River High School

Jack Degan, Shakopee High School

Alex Reed, Rogers High School

Payton Curtis, NRHEG - A


Sanitation Award: Elk River High School


Teamwork Award: Pillager High School


Team Spirit Award: Zimmerman High School – A


Professional Menu Design Award: Shakopee High School


Essence of Taste Award: Shakopee High School


Creative Plating Award: Shakopee High School

State Prostart 2023 Photos
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