'Hoos Top Chef: Mallory Woolridge
Question: What team were you on?
Question: What dish did you prepare?
Woolridge: I helped prepare the mango salsa, as well as the stuffed peppers
Question: Why did you choose to prepare that?
Woolridge: It was my idea to make the mango salsa, so I helped make it
Question: How much planning was involved in preparing it?
Woolridge: Not too much, just talked for probably five minutes in the grocery store
Question: What did you have to shop for as you were thinking of preparing for that meal?
Woolridge: Peaches, mango, pineapple, tomatoes, onion and cilantro.
Question: What role did the nutritionist play?
Woolridge: He outlined the rules for us.
Question: Who were the judges?
Woolridge: Jenny Andrew, Holly (vice mayor of Charlottesville) and Randy the nutritionist
Question: What did they have to say about your meal?
Woolridge: They liked it, but we accidentally put chicken on the vegetarian’s plate.
Question: If you had to do it all over again, what would you change?
Woolridge: Not serving chicken to Holly (she’s a vegetarian).
Question: Overall, what did you think of this year’s event?
Woolridge: It was a lot of fun!!!