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Lincoln Students Meet Award-Winning Restauranteurs

Lincoln Students Meet Award-Winning Restauranteurs

Elementary and sixth grade students at the Academy at Lincoln created and presented business plans, menus, and floorplan proposals for original restaurant ideas to Greensboro-area restaurant owners as part of a multi-disciplinary enrichment project.  To supplement the project, students enjoyed virtual visits from five Greensboro restaurant owners: Alex Amoroso of Cheesecakes by Alex, Marcus Hood of Maho's Bistro, Kris Fuller of Crafted: The Art of the Taco, Damion Moore of Dame's Chicken & Waffles, and Tal Blevins of MACHETE. Each business owner shared their backstories and industry insights and responded to students' questions. The restauranteurs also endorsed their favorite restaurant ideas and those selected received a certificate.  Although there were many winners, only one student was selected twice - fifth grader Lucas Ng - who developed the restaurant concept Makan featuring the cuisine of Malaysia, his parents' home country.