If you are what you eat, we’d love to meet the kids whose Kickin’ Chicken Salad and Bunny Bisque with Secret Service Super Salad won them a seat at the White House “State Dinner” taking place on August 20.
Trey Sims and Michael Lakind, Kickin’ Chickin and Bunny Bisque masterminds respectively, are among the 54 kids ages 8-12 chosen from the 1,200 who applied to the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge launched by First Lady Michelle Obama in conjunction the Let’s Move! Initiative to help solve the problem of childhood obesity. Epicurious editor-in-chief Tanya Steel, Assistant White House Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives Sam Kass, celebrity chef Jose Andres and representatives from the USDA and Department of Education helped to choose the winners, who represent all 50 states, three territories and the District of Columbia. Read More