30 Jul '13, 2pm
TV Personality Chef Johnny Prep Teaches Healthy Eating Habits to Americas Youth
In 2011, Chef Prep launched Quality for Kids (Q4K), which "aims to provide a competitive learning advantage to educators and students by teaching the methods, science and culture of quality." Chef Prep explains the development of Q4K, "It started with working with science and food in the schools which turned into cooking classes, because a lot of science happens in the kitchen." Chef Preps cooking classes are always geared towards nutrition, showing the value of cooking for oneself and eating fresh, local ingredients. Serving as the executive director of the non-profit, he also oversees "Veggie Wars" an innovative middle school curriculum that educates students on making healthy eating choices. "We challenge 7th graders to solve a societal problem, which is people don't eat enough fruits and vegetables. We give them the task to create vegetable dishes that people like a...