10 SC hospitals compete in culinary competition

(Ava Wilhite/WCIV)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Chefs from 10 South Carolina hospitals and their teams are competing in a culinary competition.

The Cooking Well Invitational at Trident Technical College is designed to emphasize ways to cook healthy and affordable meals.

Celebrity chef Robert Irvine of the television show "Restaurant Impossible" is the host for the event

Professional chefs will judge the dishes made on site.

The teams competing include Baptist Easley Hospital, Beaufort Memorial, Georgetown Hospital System and the Laurens County Health Care System.

The others are Oconee Medical Center, Palmetto Health, Piedmont Medical Center, Providence Hospital, Providence Hospital Northeast and the Medical University of South Carolina.