Kelsey Deleshaw

2018 National Healthy Kids Cook-Off Winner & Kid Ambassador, Food Network Contestant

Kelsey Deleshaw is the 2017 and 2018 National Healthy Kids Cook-off Winner and a Senior Kid Ambassador. Kelsey loves to cook and has a passion for teaching kids. Learn more about Kelsey below:

What excites you most about being a Kid Ambassador?
Getting to do cooking demos.

Describe yourself in 3 words. 
Creative, determined & energetic

What is your favorite subject in school?
Science

Who is your favorite chef?
Bobby Flay

Why do you feel kids should learn how to cook healthy?
Because cooking and eating healthy gives you more energy and makes you feel better.

How old were you when you started cooking?
Around age 3

Who taught you how to cook?
My mom and grandma, and cooking classes!

What advice would you give other kids to cook healthy?
Cook healthy because it makes you feel much happier.

What was your biggest cooking mistake or blooper?
Once, I forgot to add eggs when making cupcakes.

What is your favorite meal to cook (and eat)?
I love to make veggie pizzas.

What are you favorite fruits and veggies?
I love any type of berry and I am also a huge okra fan.