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Role Model Chefs: Teens teaching younger kids how to cook and eat healthier!

Teenagers will go through a chef training program to teach cooking classes in elementary and middle schools. Both teens and younger children will learn the benefits or healthy eating and get excited to cook with their friends and family.

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Kids naturally look up to older kids. In an effort to get kids to eat healthier, high school students will be recruited to go through a chef training program where they can receive community service hours from. This training program will teach them good eating habits and how to cook fresh food from scratch. After the training program they will be assigned to a nearby elementary or middle school to teach cooking classes to once a week. The training program will provide valuable leadership skills and hopefully instill a lifelong passion for healthy eating and cooking. The younger kids will be excited to eat more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains from the messages they receive in the cooking class taught by the teens. It's a win-win situation!

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