Lynette Thomas is the head cook at St. Martinville Primary School in St. Martinville, Louisiana.
Terry Accaira is the head cook and nutritionist at Avery/Parsons Elementary School in Buena Vista, Colorado.
Cindy Tinnel is a cook at Henry C. Maxwell Elementary School in Nashville, Tennessee.
Shannon Solomon is the cook manager of William C. Hinkley High School in Aurora, Colorado.
Chef Lynette - Ground Turkey Tacos with Broccoli
Chef Terry - Turkey & Cheese Quesadilla with Broccoli Salsa
Chef Cindy - Spicy Turkey Lettuce Wrap with Yogurt Sauce
Chef Shannon - Spicy Lettuce Wrap with Turkey & Broccoli
Chef Terry Accaira was chopped after the Appetizer round.
The judges noted the flavors that resulted from her combination of the mystery ingredients.
Chef Cindy - Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Potato Hash
Chef Shannon - Twice Cooked Pork with Sweet Potato Fries
Chef Lynette - Creole Smothered Pork with Baked Sweet Potato
Chef Shannon Solomon was chopped after the Entrée round.
The judges did not think the flavors were developed enough.
Chef Lynette - Caramelized Carrots with Blueberry Pudding
Chef Cindy - Berry Stuffed Crêpe with Chocolate Corn Flakes
Chef Lynette Thomas was chopped after the Dessert round.
The judges cited the under-treated broccoli and yogurt in her Appetizer; the undercooked sweet potato in her Entrée; and that her Dessert did not really come together.
Chef Cindy Tinnel won the $10,000 prize.
The other competitors were each awarded $5,000 on behalf of the Food Network; the White House extended invitations to all four competitors to come for a visit.