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Celebrity Chef Helps BCPS Food & Nutrition Staff Kick Off a Tasty New School Year  

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
 

WHO:
Celebrity Chef Rudy Poindexter, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Food and Nutrition Services Department Managers and Staff, and District Administrators 
 
WHAT:
Celebrity Chef Rudy Poindexter delivers the keynote address and conducts a cooking demonstration during the Food and Nutrition Services Department’s Back to School kickoff event for staff. 
 
WHEN:
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Event begins at 12:30 p.m., keynote address takes place at approximately 1 p.m.
     
WHERE:
Parker Playhouse
707 NE 8th Street
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
 
WHY:
When students visit school cafeterias across BCPS this year, many of the new items they will see on the menu are the creations of Chef Poindexter. Over the past six months, Chef Poindexter has worked with the Food and Nutrition Services Department to develop exciting new menu options and train cafeteria staff on how to prepare the selections. During the kickoff event, Chef Poindexter aims to help staff power up and be inspired for the new school year.
 
For more information, contact Darlene Moppert, RD, BCPS Food and Nutrition Services Department, at 954-803-1788. 

 
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.
 
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