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K-12 Free Curriculum Resources

June 11, 2012
in Spotlight

The Culinary Trust and IACP Kids in the Kitchen Section have partnered to collect and review free k-12 food and cooking curriculum.  Over the next year we hope to develop this resource into a larger crowd sourced reviewer database of free resources to support the Chefs Move to Schools Initiative
Our Review Team
Melissa Graham, IACP Kids [...]

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Shopping Matters

Free Curriculum + Funding: A Perfect Match

April 25, 2012
in News and Events

Share Our Strength, a good friend to The Culinary Trust and an ally in the Chefs Move to Schools Initiative is offering free curriculum and funding for culinary professionals to help teach families how to shop for healthy food on a limited budget.  Share Our Strength’s Shopping Matters is an interactive, in-store shopping tour lasting [...]

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Lunch with Chef Bill Telepan

April 9, 2012
in News and Events

Chef Bill Telepan has an impressive pedigree. He apprenticed with the legendary Alain Chapel at his three Michelin-star restaurant outside Lyons. He worked with Daniel Boulud at Le Cirque and Gilbert Le Coze at Le Bernardin. From there, he spent four years as Executive Sous Chef with Alfred Portale at Gotham Bar & Grill. In l998, Telepan joined JUdson Grill, [...]

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Aasif Mandvi

Today’s Special — One Night Only

April 8, 2012
in News and Events

On April 1, The Culinary Trust was joined by Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi and cookbook author and actress Madhur Jaffrey at a pop-up restaurant featuring food inspired by the film written and starring Aasif Mandvi  - Today’s Special.  Proceeds benefitted The Culinary Trust.

The Culinary Trust is dedicated to preserving culinary heritage, and our newest program, Stories About Food, funded generously [...]

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2012 IACP Conference

The Culinary Trust Brings Philanthropy to the IACP Conference

March 15, 2012
in Other Category

On Sunday, April 1, The Culinary Trust organized full day of programming to give culinary professionals the tools needed to support Chefs Move to Schools.  We hope to have copies of some of the presentations posted shortly.
Here’s a brief roundup of programming supported by The Culinary trust

Chefs Move to Schools Welcome – Bill Yosses, White [...]

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Richard Sax Grant

2012 Richard Sax Grant Recipient

February 10, 2012
in Other Category

Hundreds of IACP conference attendees partner each year with The Culinary Trust to make a contribution via the Richard Sax Grant to a hunger relief organization in the IACP conference host city.
This year’s Richard Sax Grant recipient is Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger (BSCAH), located in central Brooklyn. Unemployment, under-employment, poverty, and the accompanying inability to buy food continues to [...]


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The Culinary Trust’s Scholarship & Grant Program Expands

February 9, 2012
in Other Category

Deadline Extended to March 15, 2012 — The Culinary Trust has been offering scholarships to both entering culinary students and continuing education for culinary professionals since it’s inception, more than 25 years ago.  The culinary profession has changed dramatically over the years.  Back in 1984, when The Culinary Trust was born as the Cooking Advancement [...]


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Regional Conferences

February 9, 2012
in Random Category

The most recent IACP/TCT Regional Conference was held February 18-19 2011. Some 200 members of the food community gathered IACP/The Culinary Trust New York Regional Conference. Friday’s keynote speaker, Sam Kass, White House Chef and Senior Advisor for Food Policy Initiatives, called on culinary professionals to take action and highlighted recent legislative and policy accomplishments. [...]

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Prof dev

The Culinary Trust Partners with Chefs Move to Schools

February 3, 2012
in Spotlight

On February 10, 2012, First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled new efforts to expand the Chefs Move to Schools program, which helps chefs and schools team up to educate children about healthy food choices.
Joined by renowned chef Tom Colicchio, six “Top Chef” chef’testants and members of the Dallas Cowboys at Kleberg/Rylie Recreation Center in Dallas, Mrs. [...]

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