Cooking up Change inspires, educates and motivates student chefs to reach their highest potential. But it also influences adults in decision-making roles. Cooking up Change judge Louise Esaian, logistics officer and head of school nutrition for Chicago Public Schools, explains the power of the contest to help schools win, too. She says that schools can gain vital feedback about what kids like, try great new student-designed recipes and make a positive connection with students.
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Plus: Chef David Blackmon, CPS program coordinator for culinary arts and hospitality, discusses the ways that Cooking up Change is about more than food in this short video.