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2014-01-14 08:30:29

Two influential nonprofits create cooking competition to promote the power of healthy eating in America NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the James Beard Foundation (JBF) announced a new partnership with the Clinton Foundation to launch America Cooks with Chefs: The 800 Calorie Challenge, an innovative cooking competition that focuses on healthy eating and nutrition for American home cooks. This collaborative program is being facilitated by managing partner...

2013-11-13 23:04:05

Edible Gift Ideas; International Soup Recipes; Giftable Gardening Books; and an Interview with Healthy Hero WordGirl, Ships November 18th Watertown, MA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 With the holidays around the corner, ChopChop, The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families, is helping kids become thoughtful givers with edible gift ideas in its Winter issue. The James Beard award-winning magazine is filled with inspiring edible gift ideas such as Buttermilk Pancake Mix and Date-Nut Cake with Cream...

2013-09-27 23:20:25

The New Balance Foundation renews grant to ChopChop Kids, publisher of ChopChop Magazine, continuing its commitment to preventing childhood obesity by teaching kids to cook. Watertown, MA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 ChopChop Kids, the non-profit behind ChopChop: The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families, announced today that Boston-based New Balance Foundation has generously awarded the innovative publisher $750,000 over the next two years to expand its ability to inspire and teach school-aged...

2013-09-12 23:02:28

The Big Picnic, a virtual community picnic, takes a social media approach to prevent childhood obesity on September 22nd during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Watertown, MA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 ChopChop Kids, the non-profit behind ChopChop: The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families, announced today the launch of The Big Picnic, a one-of-a-kind virtual community picnic in which families across the country will cook together (for their own picnics), and share photos and...

2013-08-13 23:18:32

CHOPCHOP: The Kids’ Guide to Cooking Real Food with Your Family available August 13 Watertown, MA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Recently named the 2013 James Beard Award winner for Publication of the Year, ChopChop, The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families, has introduced families to the joys and benefits of cooking together since 2010. ChopChop's mission is to inspire and teach kids to cook and eat real food with their families. Its vision is to reverse and prevent childhood obesity–one...

2013-07-23 08:36:43

OpenTable serves as the reservation and guest management provider for the historic James Beard House SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN), the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, today announced that it has become the House Purveyor of Hospitality Solutions for the James Beard Foundation (JBF), a non-profit organization at the center of America's culinary community, dedicated to exploring the way food enriches our lives....

2013-05-29 16:23:51

NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TastingTable.com, the daily e-mail publication for anyone who loves food, announces the appointment of Adam Sachs as editorial director, effective June 10. Sachs is a two-time James Beard Award-winning writer who currently serves as contributing editor at Bon Appetit and Travel + Leisure magazines. His stories frequently appear in GQ, Details and T: The New York Times Style Magazine, among others. He says his love of food writing brought him to...

2013-05-07 16:25:59

NEW YORK, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners were announced last night, Monday, May 6, 2013, at the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation's most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries. During a ceremony hosted by popular American actor Oliver Platt at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall, awards in the Restaurant and Chef and the Design categories were presented, as well as a number of special achievement awards including Who's Who...

2013-05-03 23:00:41

Cooking Magazine Is First Non-Profit Ever To Win “Publication Of The Year.” Watertown, MA (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 ChopChop: The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families, a quarterly food magazine created to promote healthy eating amongst school-aged children and their families, has been awarded the prestigious 2013 James Beard Foundation Award for Publication of the Year. The Beard Awards, considered by many to be the Oscars of the food world, were presented at a ceremony in New York...

2013-02-06 12:25:07

Event presented by Cooking Light during PHA's Building A Healthier Future Summit in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with honorary chair First Lady Michelle Obama and the private sector to end the childhood obesity crisis, today announced the return of its annual cook-off at the Building a Healthier Future Summit, held March 6 to 8, 2013, in Washington, D.C. This year, the Great American...