The mission of ACFEF’s Chef & Child initiative is to educate children and families in understanding proper nutrition by providing tools and resources for community-based programs led by American Culinary Federation chef members. There are several ways to get involved:
- Contact the local Chef & Child chair in your chapter, or be the leader and start a Chef & Child committee in your chapter.
- Work with community partners to host outreach events with nutrition stations.
- Partner with a local school or after-school program for demos.
- Use one of our programs or create your own.
The support of ACF chapters is needed to accomplish the goals and
projects we have set in motion for Chef & Child. Please get involved in your
community. Most importantly, if you
are doing a fundraiser for a charity in your area, please register the
event with the national office if your chapter does not have its own 501(c)3 status. This will allow donors to receive a tax break and protect your
chapter from breaking tax laws. We kindly ask for a small portion of the proceeds to go the Chef & Child initiative for administrative costs.
ACFEF Chef & Child Initiative Activity
Musical Salad Preparation
Get inspired with Chef Jay Z and Lil’ Chef C as they shake, rattle and roll their way to quick and healthy whole grain salads.
Chef & Child Programs
Need an idea for an awareness activity to implement in your
community? Check out our Programs
Let Us Know
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let us know what type of awareness you generated in your community.
Please include any details or photos that we can feature on the website
to show the impact of the activities.