CIA Healthy Kids Collaborative

CIA Healthy Kids Collaborative

A National Initiative to Advance Culinary-Driven, Healthy, Flavorful Foods for Kids. Visit us online at: www.ciahealthykids.com

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)—a private, not-for-profit culinary college widely regarded as the world’s leading culinary college—has long been committed to advancing healthier food choices in society. Since 2004 the CIA has been working with partners at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), Department of Nutrition on national and international initiatives that promote healthful eating.

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In Los Angeles, First Partner Siebel Newsom, Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlight California Child Nutrition Programs During Visit to Sotomayor Academies | California Governor 13/05/2024

Big shoutout to Los Angeles Unified School District, one of our newest members of the CIA Healthy Kids Collaborative! Last week, they had the honor of hosting U.S. Department of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and California's First Partner, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, celebrating their amazing farm-to-school initiatives. They're not just supporting local farmers and economies but also spreading the word on nutrition education in the nation's 2nd largest school district! Check out the article below!

In Los Angeles, First Partner Siebel Newsom, Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlight California Child Nutrition Programs During Visit to Sotomayor Academies | California Governor LOS ANGELES – Today, First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Sotomayor Academies in Los Angeles to spotlight the California Farm to School and universal…

2024 USFA Culinary Training at the Culinary Institute of America 08/05/2024

Our CIA Healthy Kids Collaborative alliance members Urban School Food Alliance partnered with The Culinary Institute of America for something incredible! Take a peek at the video below showcasing USFA's 2nd Annual culinary training and discover "the why" behind investing in their school nutrition employees!

CIA Healthy Kids Collaborative's "Cooking for Healthy Kids" 5-day culinary training program is a game-changer, focusing on essential culinary skills to whip up delicious meals packed with fruits, veggies, whole grains, and plant-based goodness. It's all about enhancing flavors while meeting the nutritional needs of today's students. From mastering basic techniques to crafting balanced menus, this training empowers school nutrition professionals to elevate meal quality and appeal. Let's cook up a healthier future together! We're eager to bring this culinary training to your school district!

Make sure to swing by The Culinary Institute of America booth at School Nutrition Association ANC Boston to learn more and say hi!

2024 USFA Culinary Training at the Culinary Institute of America

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