Winners Prepare to Meet Michelle Obama at the White House

The 2013 winners of the Epicurious Healthy Lunchtime Challenge are about to meet First Lady Michelle Obama at the Kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House...and they're just a little bit excited!

Released on 12/13/2013

Credits

Starring: Michelle Obama, Barack Obama, and Tanya Steel
Cinematographer: Matador Productions
Editor: Haym Pictures

Transcript

00:01
(playful music)
00:09
Oh, I love every food.
00:11
Like, every food out there.
00:14
I love spice.
00:15
I love hot sauce.
00:16
Can't get enough. (laughs)
00:18
My name is Corbin Jackson,
00:20
and I'm from Charleston, South Carolina.
00:22
Well, I mean, when you're going to the White House,
00:24
just stay composed and don't freak out.
00:26
(Yelling) Yes!
00:27
I'm going to the White House for Kids' State Dinner,
00:30
and I get to meet Michelle Obama.
00:32
No money in the world can buy you
00:33
a one-way ticket to the White House,
00:36
so it's a huge honor.
00:38
I feel excited.
00:39
I'm pumped.
00:40
(light upbeat music)
00:47
My name is Genzo Gonzales and I'm from Saipan
00:50
and my winning dish was the kangkung pomegranate salad.
00:53
Sneaky chili surprise has the ingredients of:
00:58
carrots, which makes it sneaky.
01:01
It's a tropical blend of our
01:03
seasonal and locally grown vegetables.
01:07
My grandfather says it's not a real chili.
01:10
Because it doesn't have any meat in it.
01:12
We like pizza, so we found a way
01:14
to make it healthier using cauliflower.
01:16
It's definitely that moment of,
01:17
Wow, we made it that far.
01:19
When I see Miss Obama, I'm gonna ask her
01:23
what is it like to be the First Lady.
01:25
I'm gonna ask her if she likes Indian food.
01:27
Oh, and I wanna thank Epicurious
01:30
for putting this challenge together
01:32
and giving me the opportunity to go the White House.
01:38
(light upbeat music)