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Spring 2011: “Teen Battle Chef Showdowns” @ Whole Foods Markets

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Following the successes of the original events in 2010, NYC area Teen Battle Chefs are returning for 4 more "Teen Battle Chef Showdowns" at Whole Foods Markets. A partnership between Healthcorps, Whole Foods Markets, and FamilyCook Productions, these "Showdowns" offer the most elite Teen Battle Chefs an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge in a Battle with rival teams, open to the press.  Each Showdown features special seasonal ingredients that the teens must incorporate into recipes, and is judged by local chefs and food celebrities!  See the upcoming dates below!

 

Upcoming Showdown Locations and Details:

March 30, 2011 @ Upper West Side Whole Foods Market - 4:00-6:00 PM

Matchup: George Washington vs. University Heights

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April 2, 2011 @  Paramus, NJ Whole Foods Market - 2:00-4:00 PM

Matchup: Newark Central HS vs. North Bergen HS

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April 11, 2011 @ Tribeca Whole Foods Markets - 4:00-6:00 PM

Matchup: Aviation Career & Tech HS vs. Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy

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April 15, 2011 @ Bowery Whole Foods Markets - 4:00-6:00 PM

Matchup: Herbert Lehman HS vs. Abraham Lincoln HS

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See you there!!!

 

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March 30, 2011 Judges - Upper West Side

Alex Askew – Founder, Black Culinarian Alliance (BCA)

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Matt Burns – Co-founder and Chief Taste Operator @ BK Salsa Company

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Lynn Fredericks - FamilyCook Productions founder and creator of Teen Battle Chef Program
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Robert Koenig - EdD, Dean of Student Advancement Programs, NY Institute of Technology

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Alexander Renzi - Co-founder and President, me & goji cereal company

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Hazel Roseboro - Principal, University Heights High School

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April 2, 2011 Judges - Paramus, NJ

Ariane Daguin - Founder, D'Artagnan Specialty Foods; Founding president of Les Nouvelles Mères Cuisinières; Recipient of the French Legion d’honneur Award;

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Frank Demarco - Chef/Director of Creative Development, Maverick Cuisine

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April 11, 2011 Judges - Tribeca

Kim Kessler - Food Policy Coordinator, Office of the Mayor of NY

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David Kostman - Co-Founder and CEO, Nanoosh Restaurants

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Yvan Lemoine - Co-Owner iFoodStudios

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Lynn Fredericks - FamilyCook Productions founder and creator of Teen Battle Chef Program
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Yani Fernandez - Deputy Director for Service Learning, NYC
 Department of Youth and Community Development
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Tracy Garcia - Director of Teen ACTION (Achieving Change Together In Our Neighborhoods), NYC Department of Youth and Community Development

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April 15, 2011 Judges - Bowery

John Turenne - President and Founder, Sustainable Food Systems

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More Coming Soon!