LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A Georgia teenager is the winner of a culinary school scholarship and the title "Best Teen Chef 2008."
Jonathan Miller of Windsor Forest High School in Savannah took the title in a weekend competition in Las Vegas sponsored by the International Culinary Schools at the Art Institutes.
Thirty-one high school seniors from across North America sliced, diced, and sautDeed their way through the two-hour competition.
Aldo Sandoval of Emporia, Kansas, earned second-place, while Joaquin Gaytan of Mesa, Arizona, took third.
The 18-year-old Miller won a full scholarship worth more than $40,000 to study at the International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Atlanta.
He also will have a chance to intern for a day at the Food Network kitchens.
Officials say more than $250,000 in tuition scholarships were awarded in the Saturday event, which has been held since 2000.
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