Together, we can rewrite the recipe for school food.
Cooking up Change challenges high school students to create meals that are nutritious and delicious, while culinary instructors offer life-changing opportunities inside and outside of the kitchen. Since 2007, 9.1 million Cooking up Change meals have been served–3.9 million of them in Chicago.
Online ticket sales have ended. You can still purchase grand raffle tickets online, and event tickets are available at the door for $125.
Join us at the beautiful Bridgeport Art Center for gourmet food and beverage, music and more.
Meet talented student chefs who design creative meals using real world guidelines. Cheer and congratulate the winners!
Learn about the importance of healthy school food and help rewrite the recipe for school food!
Cooking up Change
Winning Team Announced
Raffle Winners Announced
See You Next Year!
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Official Beverage Partner
Culinary Scholarship Sponsor
Official Education Partner
Chicago Public Schools CTE Culinary Arts Program
Clune Construction Company
Lettuce Entertain You
Cristina Foods, Inc.
FIG Catering & Drinks
Kellogg’s Specialty Channels
Perkins + Will
Alper Services LLC
Illinois Association of School Nurses
Shamrok Event Services
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