Kids Food Festival at Citi Pond at Bryant Park March 2-3, 2013

Family Event to Help Combat Childhood Obesity by Teaching About Balanced Food Choices Through Hands-On Cooking, Sampling, and Family-Friendly Activities and Entertainment.

 Kids Food Festival at Citi Pond at Bryant Park


The Kids Food Festival, in partnership with Cooking Light is a celebration to educate families about making balanced food choices to help create wholesome lifelong eating habits for both kids and parents.


WHEN:
Saturday, March 2nd 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Sunday, March 3rd 10:00AM – 5:00PM

WHERE:
Citi Pond at Bryant Park, 42nd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, New York, NY


The weekend-long event will offer a host of family-friendly activities including:

· Cooking classes
· Food demonstrations
· Live entertainment
· The Balanced Plate Scavenger Hunt for kids with goody bag prizes
· Food sampling
· Huge giveaways
· Special appearances by Yo Gabba Gabba and Super Why! characters


Featured chefs include:

Ellie Krieger, Healthy Living
Candice Kumai, Cookbook Author & TV Personality
Jehangir Mehta, Mehtaphor
Grayson Schmitz, Oliver Cheng
James DiStefano, Rouge Tomate
Cricket Azima, The Creative Kitchen

The Kids Food Festival is excited to support Cooking Light’s charity partner, FoodCorps, a nationwide team of service members who help kids build an enduring relationship with healthy food.

The event is free and open to the public for General Admission. Tickets for hands-on cooking classes in the James Beard Foundation Future Foodies Pavilion can be purchased at: http://bit.ly/KFFtickets ($25 per child)

Learn more - www.kidsfoodfestival.com

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