In attempts to rescue 3000 tons of food scrap waste per year, the City of Palo Alto embarked on a 2015 corporate campaign to teach businesses how to reduce food scrap waste. We went to a number of local companies teaching Leftover Makeover, and Fabulous Dishes, No Recipes Required. Here are a few… At Medallia,… continue reading
Capay Organics was on hand to host the farm stand. They brought in seasonal produce and we taught a 5-Minute Cook Class, showing employees how to cook the produce inside their goodie bags. We set up the demo kitchen in the employee cafe area. It doesn’t take much space. Next to the demo table was… continue reading
Welcome the to Future Chefs competition at JLS Middle School in Palo Alto. 20 students are competing in this year’s annual event. The theme is Healthy Snacks. Junior chefs in action – one hour time limit to complete their snack. This one was a doll. This one too – and one of the winners! The… continue reading
The County Faire was given a generous grant to bring in cooking teachers to show how to use seasonal local produce. This is what I made Guess who?
Healthy Taste of Living 2014 2500 people showed up! One Healthy Taste of Living please! We made 5 dishes at the fair. Here’s breakfast from 7 AM – 10:30 AM. Also served for breakfast. A real winner! Now onto quick dinner options from 10:30 – 4PM Another dinner option – serve with beef, chicken or… continue reading
We had a great wellness class at Apple this week. Thanks to Susan and the Apple dietitians for the invite, and everyone else who worked on Snack Attack!, just one of the classes I offer. For the best in corporate wellness entertainment, please keep me in mind if you are building a diverse wellness program,… continue reading
Thanks to Joy, Eres and Chris for helping me incorporate new technologies and features into my cooking classes and speaking engagements. The Ipad is connected wirelessly to the room monitors or a projector via Apple TV, allowing easy switching from the IPad camera, to a Powerpoint, to a video, and even into live audience polling…. continue reading
Chef’s Move to Schools partners with Juana Briones Elementary Chefs Move to Schools, an initiative of First Lady Michelle Obama, partnered with Juana Briones Elementary in Palo Alto, CA on their first event May 17, 2012. Chef Laura Stec of Portola Valley, CA (author of Cool Cuisine – Taking the Bite Out of Global Warming)… continue reading