Teens Cook With Heart

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An audience of 200 witnessed a cook-off between 30 teens and their parents at Latino College Prep Academy in San Jose. It was a celebration of completing two sessions of a Teens Cook With Heart program. Volunteers and staff from our Silicon Valley Division coordinated this unique competition. After sampling their healthy creations, seven judges representing the food industry and [...]

Parents vs Kids Cooking Battle

It’s not unusual for teens to oppose their parents, but last week in East San Jose, it was all in the name of healthy eating. In an epic cooking battle, 30 teens competed against their parents to celebrate the culmination of the first two sessions of the Teens Cook With Heart program, at Latino College Prep Academy. Prior to the event, the [...]

Star Chefs lend a hand at Las Vegas Teens Cook With Heart Competition

Twelve teams presented healthy and delicious recipes to the star-studded panel that turned out to judge the Teens Cook With Heart competition 2016 at the Las Vegas culinary Academy. On the panel were chefs from renowned Las Vegas restaurants including Chef Mark LeRusso from Costa DiMare at Wynn Las Vegas, Chef Betty Park from Scarpetta and D.O.C.G. at the Cosmopolitan, [...]

San Francisco Teens Cook With Heart Finale

The San Francisco’s Teens Cook With Heart “Iron Chef” style finale was held at the scenic San Francisco Ferry Building. Thanks to Chef Shane’s partnership with Whole Foods Market, this finale has blossomed into a signature culinary event featuring gifted teams capable competitors. Two local high schools consisting of four teams of 16 students competed, showcasing the culinary skills and [...]

Busy week with the Teens Cook with Heart Program

We had two awesome events with Teens Cook With Heart (TCWH) Next Generation students! Desert Pines High School received a visit from four executive chefs plus to executives from the Food & Beverage department from the Wynn Hotel, our sponsor of the 2016 TCWH competition. Each presenter shared different aspects about their roles and talked to them about the importance [...]

Rome Betts winners

The Rome Betts Award of Excellence is among the most prestigious of AHA/ASA national staff awards. We are so excited to announce that three of our Health Strategies colleagues and the Greater Bay Area Heart Walk team are among the winners. Award for Revenue Generation – Heart Walk The Greater Bay Area Heart Walk team, led by Jill DiGiacomo and [...]

Mr. Las Vegas Wayne Newton stirs excitement at Flavors of the Heart

Mr. Las Vegas – Wayne Newton stirred up excitement at our recent Flavors of the Heart Multicultural Food Festival. He was on hand to present a personal check for $6,500 to support the Teens Cook With Heart (TCWH) Next Generation program. He learned about TCWH from Cut and Taste Catering Company when he hired the group to cater an event [...]

Chef Bryce teaches skills to last a healthy lifetime

Photo Credit: Diana Parra Garcia Dream Action Photography In Los Angeles, Kids/Teens Cook with Heart has partnered with the non-profit Mother of Many at Crenshaw High School for a Food/Science series this spring. Chef Bryce Fluellen led students in learning the science of food preparation by utilizing fresh produce from the school garden. Topics included dehydration; dry vs [...]

Flavors of the Heart – healthy eating is why!

The fabulous Las Vegas was the setting for our fourth annual Flavors of the Heart (FOTH) brain and heart-healthy culinary event – with more than 400 people attending to raise awareness about healthy eating. This engaging event helped us raise more than $20,000 to continue supporting local Las Vegas division programs. About 23 chefs and suppliers showed their support by [...]

The future is bright!

One of the things I most enjoy about my job is the opportunity to meet volunteers who are the strength and backbone of our organization. This week I traveled to San Diego to meet with Kirk Knowlton, M.D., who is our Western States Affiliate board president-elect. We talked about our goals for the next few years and I [...]