Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Chefs Move to Schools, New Haven Style!!!

Please join us as New Haven Public Schools kicks off Chefs Move to Schools, New Haven Style!
Wednesday October 20th we are kicking off Chefs Move! to Schools in the garden of Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet School at 10:00am.
We will be holding a press conference at 10:00am and then to have guest chefs doing cooking demos in classrooms.

Invited guests include:
Will Clark, Chief Operating Officer, NHPS: Master of Ceremonies
Dr. Reginald Mayo, Superintendent, NHPS
Timothy Cipriano, Executive Director NH School Food: Chef’s Move to Schools
Sue Peters, Physical Activity & Wellness (PAW) Director, NHPS: Health Heroes
Rep. Toni Walker
Rep. Toni Harp
Rep. Pat Dillon
John Magnarelli, USDA- Speaking about Chefs Move! and New Haven’s commitment to the Healthier US School Challenge
Cheryl Resha, CSDE Child Nutrition Office
Dr. Mario Garcia, Director of Health, City of New Haven
Dr. Chisara N. Asomugha, Community Services Administrator, City of New Haven

Our goal is to fill the Barnard School with Chefs in white coats similar to the South Lawn of the White House when the First Lady kicked off the campaign!

The confirmed Chefs are:
Cheryl Barbara, High School in the Community, New Haven
Tyler Anderson, Copper Beech Inn, Ivoryton
Dan Batchelder, Freshpoint, Hartford
Yousef Ghalaini, Bespoke Restaurant, New Haven
Bun Lai, Miya’s Sushi, New Haven
Mark Shadle, It’s Only Natural Restaurant, Middletown
Jeff Rapoport & Kevin Cottle, Jordan Caterers, Cheshire

Chef Jeff Borofsky, Skinny Pines Brick Oven Pizza Catering, Easton will be on site too spinning fresh pies!!!

"The students of NHPS have the unique opportunity to be at the forefront of a dynamic program that brings Chefs into the classrooms. Chefs Move to Schools is a program designed to engage children with food and nutrition and is sure to be a catalyst for combating childhood obesity. By bringing Chefs, who appear larger than life, into the educational scene children we are sure to see a shift in the food system and we will effectively change the life of our children!" Chef Timothy Cipriano

Chefs who are interested in joining us at on this historice day should call Chef Tim at 203-410-0831 or shoot him an email at Timothy.cipriano@new-haven.k12.CT.us

1 comment:

  1. Great! New Haven wilI be proud. I'll be there. Please join me. Thanks.