Teenage cooking star and ‘Chopped Junior’ Winner Fuller Goldsmith has reportedly passed away after a prolonged illness.
Fuller, who competed in Food Network’s cooking contest when she was 14, has been treated for leukemia in the past, but according to her father, the worst this week turned out to be.
“He was exhausted and ready to go,” his father Scott Goldsmith told WIAT, a CBS affiliate in Birmingham, Alabama.
The accident happened four days before his birthday, which would have been on Saturday, CBS News informed of. He was about to turn 18, and had been undergoing treatment for leukemia since he was three.
In 2017, Fuller took part in ‘Chopped Junior’, a cooking competition for kids that aired on the Food Network, and won her episode.
After his win, he also appeared on NBC’s ‘Top Chef Junior’, Created by magical elves.
production company wrote said on Instagram on Wednesday it was “devastated to hear about the loss of our Top Chef Junior alum, Fuller Goldsmith”.
“He was an incredible chef and the strongest kid we have ever met. From the moment he was introduced to us, we knew he would make an impact on everyone around him and become a positive force in the world of cooking,” the company said. he said.
“To their family, we give all our love as they mourn the loss of someone really special”.
Mr Golsmith told WIAT that if his son had the opportunity to “go to the kitchen or work in the kitchen, it was something he would really love”.
“He met a group of people and got the opportunity to do things that most people don’t get to do.”
Fuller, who reportedly attended Tuscaloosa Academy in downtown Alabama, donated his winnings ‘Chopped Junior’ For a charity supporting families like hers, her mother Melissa Goldsmith told this is alabama.
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