The Grand Marais campus of Cook County Schools/ISD 166 was a busy place on Thursday, March 9. It was the site of the Cook County Education Foundation EATS (Enriching Academics Through Sustenance) annual event .
Dining establishments taking part this year were:
Blue Water Cafe
Cook County Whole Foods Co-op
Lutsen Resort Restaurant
My Sister's Place
Skyport Lodge and Raven Rock Grill
The Crooked Spoon
Sven and Ole's
Cascade Lodge and Restaurant
And of course taking part were the Cook County High School Culinary Arts Class, taught by Jason Gesch
In addition to food, there was live music—this year members of the Cook County High School band performed as well as the Plucked Up String Band. And Silent Auction items lined the school hallways for friendly fundraising competition.
Rhonda Silence was there and she shares this report.