Tour de Champagne Guests to Raise a Glass for Healthy Schools Campaign
October 08, 2009 | Written By: Rochelle Davis
By Rochelle Davis, Founding Executive Director
Thanks to the folks at the Tour de Champagne, HSC will benefit from the silent auction at their annual Chicago event, where some of the city’s most talented chefs will pair foods with a variety of vintages of champagne. It’s a night of good food, good drinks and good cheer, and we’re proud to be one of the beneficiaries this year.
True champagne comes exclusively from France, where we’ve seen that wine and food are really taken seriously — at home and at school.
A few years ago, HSC’s Director of School Wellness participated in a delegation that traveled to France to learn about their school food programs through the International Exchange Forum on Children, Obesity, Food Choice and the Environment. She found that school meals in France feature wholesome food served on real dishes in comfortable environments, with ample time for students to enjoy their food. Click here to read about her trip and her findings.
If you love great food and wine, think about joining us on October 23 for Tour de Champagne at the Drake Hotel in Chicago. Enjoy some bubbly and good food, and bid in the silent auction to support Healthy Schools Campaign!