Mad Madeline’s wins big at third Battle of the Burgers

High school students compete in secondary loaded fries contest

Dozens of high school culinary students and professional chefs battled for recognition of their cooking talent at the third annual “Battle of the Burgers” at Pechanga Resort Casino Oct. 19.Seven different local eateries served up the best burgers they could muster, while 13 teams of Temecula Valley High School culinary students and Pechanga chefs competed for the best custom loaded fries -- with the students taking the lead and the professionals serving as sous chefs.About 400 people crowded into Pechanga’s Summit Ballroom to sample as much food as they could eat before voting on their personal favorites for the people’s choice awards. Professional judges also taste-tested each burger and fry team’s offerings.[caption id="attachment_5933" align="alignnone" width="300"
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