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Professional Development: The Future of School Food

  By Claud Mann 2013 marked the completion of The Orfalea Foundation’s five-year cycle of Culinary Boot Camps designed to improve food service workers’ ability to integrate healthful, cooked-from-scratch meals into Santa Barbara County schools. Read more

Chef Instructor Claud Mann prepares a spice-tasting lesson at Culinary Boot Camp.

School Food Basics: Taste Everything!

In the video below, School Food Chef Instructor Claud Mann discusses an essential part of scratch cooking: tasting everything before it goes to the kids! Taste Everything from Orfalea Foundation on Vimeo.


Meet The Chef: Naomi Serizawa

Chef Instructor Naomi Serizawa sees the ripple effect of teaching scratch cooking to school food service workers.


Cooking From Scratch is at the Heart of the School Food Initiative

Until November 1, Jack Johnson‘s Ohana Charitable Foundation is matching donations to the School Food Initiative. Please donate using the button below, and your gift will go twice as far! Over the next few weeks, we’ll Read more