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City of Armagh High School girls dish up a burrito feast as part of Big School Cook Off

City of Armagh High School’s Martha Johnson and Tilly Henderson

Pupils from City of Armagh High, Martha Johnson and Tilly Henderson, cooked up a spicy storm at the SuperValu Fruitfield store in Richhill.

The girls are representing County Armagh in the Mount Charles Big School Cook Off Competition, in association with SuperValu, taking place at Belfast Metropolitan College, Titanic Quarter, on March 4.

As part of the competition, shortlisted schools were invited by their local SuperValu store to perform a cookery demonstration and Martha and Tilly cooked their ‘Burrito Special’ dish, showing why they were worthy County winners.

Home Economics teacher Emma Curran said: “I am so proud of the girls for getting this far in the competition, as is the entire school and the wider Armagh community.

“The Mount Charles Big School Cook Off Competition is a great opportunity and experience for the girls to display their high-level cooking skills and will boost their confidence immensely.”

Graham Douglas, SuperValu Fruitfield Manager, said: “It’s a lovely experience to have the girls cook for us instore today and they are welcome them back any time.I hope they have a lot of fun on the day and wish them the best of luck in the finals.”

Caitriona Lennox, Business Development Manager at Mount Charles thanked the teachers and pupils of City of Armagh High for coming along to demonstrate their cooking abilities and said she was “looking forward to welcoming them to the finals at Belfast Met,” in March.

Each county winning team will receive an apron, a finalist plaque for their school and a chef’s jacket to wear to the finals and the overall winning team will receive a plaque for the winning team, Private Box VIP tickets to an SSE Arena Ice Hockey match and their school will get a £100 voucher for catering equipment of their choice.

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