Media Alert - Unique George Brown College Collaboration helps Toronto's most
vulnerable communities

College partners with multiple organizations for one-day, hands-on training session

TORONTO, March 1 /CNW/ -

    What:   What do you get when you blend together 100 Toronto community
            facilitators and six George Brown College chefs over the course
            of an eight-hour day? The Community Health Education through Food
            (CHEF) program - a recipe for improved health benefiting
            Toronto's most vulnerable communities. Recognizing the need for
            building community health through nutritional training and
            culinary skill development among Toronto's drop-in and shelter
            kitchens, as well as 7 middle schools, George Brown College
            developed the CHEF program in joint partnership with:
            -  City of Toronto Shelter Support and Housing
            -  Toronto Public Health
            -  Daily Bread Food Bank
            -  Second Harvest
            -  Toronto District School Board (and Beyond 3:30 schools)
            -  Toronto Foundation for Student Success
            -  Toronto Community Foundation
            -  Ministry of Health Promotion

            Join chefs at George Brown, its community partners and
            facilitators for an interactive demonstration of how to prepare
            recipes to improve the health of Toronto's communities in a
            unique hands-on cooking lab.

    When:   Thursday, March 4
            12:00 PM - 2:30 PM (drop-ins welcome)

    Who:    Brenda Pipitone - Director of Community Partnerships, George
            Brown College
            Chef Kylie Garcelon - George Brown College
            Joe Baker - Chair of Continuing Education, Apprenticeship &
            Community Programs, George Brown College

    Where:  George Brown Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts
            300 Adelaide St. East, Toronto
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SOURCE George Brown College

For further information: For further information: or to arrange a drop-in time, please contact: Linda Heredia/Shannon Morton, APEX Public Relations, (416) 924-4442 ext. 240/253,,

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