Today: Winning Cooking up Change Lunch Served in Chicago Public Schools
January 27, 2010 | Written By: Healthy Schools Campaign
Today, students in high schools across Chicago will notice something
new on the menu in their school cafeteria: a lunch designed by their
peers at Tilden Career Community High School. The tasty, healthy lunch
of chicken vegetable jambalaya, cucumber salad and jalapeno cornbread
won first place at HSC's Cooking up Change healthy cooking contest in
The winning student chefs from Tilden will celebrate at their school
today with community leaders, advocates, elected officials and members
of Chicago's culinary community. Later this year, they will travel to
Washington, DC to meet with White House assistant chef Sam Kass and
spread the word about their vision for how tasty and healthy school
food can be.
Stay posted for more details, and be sure to check out HSC's Twitter feed for live updates from the event today.