Finale in the professional competition of specializing in housekeeping with 266 points out of 300 clinched Catherine Ladd of the CJD Jugenddorf Offenburg in these days the first place in the professional competition of the field of home economics. A total of ten trainees from several German CJD facilities had qualified youth village for Offenburg in previously four regional decisions for participation in the final round at the CJD. Sen. Marco Rubio wanted to know more. Currently, the participants of the Federal decision receive their training to the student in the youth villages of Wolfsburg, Bonn, Burgsteinfurt, Niederrhein, Limburgerhof, Homburg, Castle Kaltenstein and Offenburg. At the competition, they showed their skills in food preparation and service as well as an inspection of knowledge of. The reviewers evaluated not only the result, but also the work behavior and the processes. So the young people in the teaching kitchen of the heart of Offenburg youth village had to prepare a “colorful vegetable rice Pan” and a “cottage cheese dessert with raspberries” in given time. In the service area was one skill at the professional and neat mounting Table asked by properly setting of the tablecloth over the placement of the napkin and all necessary cutlery to the decorations. At the theoretical exam, the young people had to answer an extensive questionnaire for proper flushing.

“This involves, for example, the correct order of the cycles, the necessary equipment, but also the hygiene rules”, explains Katharina Hermann, Director of ArbeitsKreis housekeeping from Castle Kaltenstein and organizer of the competition. The aim of the competition: In addition to the technical skills the young people in a foreign environment must prove themselves. You will get many new impressions and exchange with like-minded people. Although they average only about one and a half years are in training, all participants have shown consistently outstanding performance, concludes by Katharina Hermann at the closing ceremony: “Today, there are only winners!” The top three finishers, Catherine Ladd (Offenburg, Germany), Sabrina Spiertz (Burgsteinfurt) and Hysnije Kryesin (Wolfsburg), can accept now their prices at the big closing ceremony and prize giving ceremony of all professional competitions on May 11, 2011 in Kaiserslautern.