Celebrity Chef Shows Liberty Elementary STEM Students How to Prepare Healthy Meals

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
 
WHO:              
STEM students, community members, District staff, Chef Lauren Von Der Pool
 
WHAT:            
Celebrity Chef, Lauren Von Der Pool, shows Liberty Elementary School STEM students how to prepare raw and vegan meals

WHEN:            
Thursday, January 29, 2015     

11:50 a.m. – 1 p.m.
 
WHERE:          
Liberty Elementary
2450 Banks Road
Margate, FL 33063
 
WHY:              
As part of its Garden Delight Program, through the Broward Education Foundation, Liberty Elementary School STEM students welcome celebrity Chef Lauren Von Der Pool. Chef Von Der Pool will present a food demonstration for students, teaching them how to prepare vegan and raw cuisine. The visit will wrap up with a tree planting in the school’s garden.
                       
Over the past decade, Chef Von Der Pool's commitment to everything "green" earned her an invite to the White House to speak on a panel with former Energy Secretary, Steven Chu and Interior Secretary, Ken Salazar. Lauren is also a chef in First Lady Michelle Obama's obesity prevention campaign.

Along with educating the community and traveling around the world with her celebrity clients, such as world class tennis champs Venus and Serena Williams and Hip Hop rapper/actor/author Common, she has spent her time working as an apprentice to Wolfgang Puck.
 

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