FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, Dec. 13, 2010

CONTACT: John Schuster
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
305-995-1126

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

MIAMI BEACH HIGH STUDENTS TO SAMPLE HOLIDAY DESSERT
CREATED BY CELEBRITY CHEF FRANK JEANNETTI

WHO: 

Celebrity Executive Chef Frank Jeannetti of the Palms Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach and the Food Service staff and students of Miami Beach Senior High

WHAT:

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) Chef Partnership Program Training Activity - Chef Jeannetti will work with the school food service staff to create a holiday dessert that will be sampled by students at the school during lunch.

WHEN:

Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010
9:30 – 11 a.m.

WHERE:

Miami Beach Senior High Cafeteria
2231 Prairie Avenue
Miami Beach, Florida 33139

WHY:

The purpose of the M-DCPS Chef Partnership Program is to partner local celebrity Chefs Michelle Bernstein, Kris Wessel, Ken Lyon, and Frank Jeannetti with schools that are in the same neighborhood as their respective restaurants and/or schools with which the chefs have a direct connection. Engaging students and staff in culinary arts skills and expanding nutritional knowledge are important steps to improving eating habits and increasing meal participation through a fresh approach to school food service. The Chefs work with the food service staff at their schools on a monthly basis.

This month’s activity is to create a dessert that will be sampled by students at the school for future placement on the menu.

CONTACT:
Penny Parham, Department of Food and Nutrition, at 786-275-0400 or      penny@dadeschools.net.  
 

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