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Chefs Move to Schools

by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 23, 2012

Food for Thought

The School Nutrition Association (SNA) and the Chefs Move to Schools program—part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative—recently partnered to support SNA member schools’ efforts to promote healthy school environments. The Chefs Move program pairs chefs with schools in their communities to collaboratively educate kids about food and proper nutrition. According to the Chefs Move! website (www.chefsmovetoschools.org), “Chefs use their culinary creativity and knowledge to engage students through cooking demonstrations, school gardens and other activities that focus on fruits and vegetables, whole grains, proteins and the importance of a balanced diet. Chefs partner with employees who work in K–12 school meal operations, administrators and teachers to help improve the way children interact with food, from the cafeteria to the classroom.” Do you know a chef in your community who might be a good fit for this program? The website makes it easy to pair chefs and schools interested in working together. Chefs and schools can sign up for the program; access training, recipes and resources; and learn how chefs and schools across the country are partnering to create healthier school environments.

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Sandy Todd Webster

Sandy Todd Webster IDEA Author/Presenter

Sandy Todd Webster is Editor in Chief of IDEA's publications, including the award-winning IDEA FITNESS JOURNAL, the health and fitness industry's leading resource for fitness and wellness professionals worldwide. Sandy joined IDEA in 2001 as executive editor of IDEA PERSONAL TRAINER and IDEA FITNESS MANAGER magazines and was promoted to lead the editorial team in 2003. More than 20 years in magazine publishing, marketing communications and creative services have shaped her straightforward approach to multi-channel communication. Early experience in Los Angeles as a sports writer/reporter, and then enriching years as a managing editor in allied health care publishing have pulled her across a spectrum of stimulating subject matter. Fitness, health and nutrition reside at the perfect center of this content continuum, she feels. A Chicago native, Sandy grew up fully engaged in various competitive sports. Her drive and dedication as an athlete translate to a disciplined work ethic and unwavering appro