LaGrange kid to appear on 'Chopped Junior'

LaGrange kid to appear on 'Chopped Junior'

LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) - A 12-year-old is chopping, slicing and dicing his way to a national cooking TV show.

Zikei Brooks is no ordinary pre-teen from LaGrange. Unlike most seventh graders you can find Zikei in the kitchen cooking up a storm.

To showcase some of his stellar cooking techniques, he will be featuring his cooking skills on the nationally televised cooking show "Chopped."

The episode is scheduled to air Nov. 8 on the Food Network. He says his love and inspiration of cooking came from his mother and grandmother.

If Zikei wins, he takes home $10,000.

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