WELLNESS IN THE SCHOOLS

creating healthier places in which to learn

Our Chef Partners


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Chef partnership is a critical part of the success of the Cook for Kids program. Chefs are the champions of our program not only by lending us their names and culinary skills, but also by connecting with our students, who look to them as mentors and role models. Chef Partners visit their schools 3-4 times a year for promotional WITS Café Days where they lead a special activity, cooking demonstration, or tasting for students. WITS Café Days allow the Chef Partners to show off their skills and creativity and are inspirational for the students, school staff, and WITS Team. WITS Café Days also provide an opportunity for the Chef Partner to connect one-on-one with students and enable them to make an individual impact with each young person they meet. To become a Chef Partner, contact Ting Chang.

 
 
Barbuto, Jonathan Waxman
Butter, The Darby, Alex Guarnaschelli
Candle Cafe and Candle 79, Joy Pierson
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Mariana Cotlear
Chop’t Creative Salad Company, Catherine Lederer
Dean Sheremet, Professional Chef
Ellie Krieger, Professional Chef and Registered Dietitian
Egg, George Weld
The Farm on Adderley, Tom Kearney
Jessica Delany, Professional Chef
Gramercy Tavern, Michael Anthony
Green Table, Mary Cleaver
Henry’s, Henry Rinehart
Kool Beanz Cafe (Florida), Keith Baxter
Jenifer Lang, Professional Chef
Juice Generation, Eric Helms
Mehtaphor, Jehangir Mehta 
Miccosukee Root Cellar (Florida), Ruben Fields
Murray's Cheese
NGI, Elliott Prag
Plated, Elana Karp
Print Restaurant, Charles Rodriguez 
reBar, Jeremy Leech
Rouge Tomate, Peter Esmond and Kristy Del Coro
Sweets for Every Season, Jenny McCoy
Sylvia's Restaurant, Tren'ness Woods-Black
Telepan, Bill Telepan
Tertulia, El Colmado, Gil Avital and Seamus Mullen