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Meet Liam McNaulty, Chef & Gardener

Meet Liam McNaulty, Chef & Gardener

Liam McNaulty volunteers with our school in Summerland.  He works at Brodo Kitchen + Catering in Penticton.  He has been with Brodo for 5 years and Restaurant Chef for the past 2 years.  He lives with his wife in Okanagan Falls where they spend their...

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2019 Recap

2019 Recap

As we prepare to enter our fifth year of Chefs in the Classroom, we look back at our 2019 success. Through the efforts of over 70 volunteers, the Chefs in the Classroom (CIC) program in Spring 2019 was held in 9 Okanagan schools, influencing 2017 students in grades...

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Global News visits Chefs in the Classroom!

Global News visits Chefs in the Classroom!

We recently welcomed Shay Galor from Global News to join us in the classroom at Belgo Elementary School. Shay donned her chef's hat to learn more about Chefs in the Classroom - edible education, and to chat with the kids. Watch her segment below or visit the Global...

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Meet locally-grown chef Brett Thompson

Meet locally-grown chef Brett Thompson

Brett Thompson grew up in the Okanagan and started his cooking career at some Kelowna-area golf courses, including an apprenticeship under Jim Armstrong at Harvest Golf Club.  Brett graduated at the top of his class and won the Okanagan Top Apprentice competition the...

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