Thursday, October 29, 2015

Celebrating the Fabric of Local Foods with Robert Egger!

Producers Choice Chef Award event to feature Robert Egger!

Tickets for the upcoming Producers Choice Chef Award are still available, and folks have about 2 days to secure there spot at thee one awesome celebration of local foods.  This year among the chefs, farmers & foods, we'll be featuring Robert Egger from L.A. Kitchen "Revealing the Power of Food." Folks will get to enjoy awesome foods and libations, as well as hear from Egger on food justice issues and his works in Los Angelas with the L.A. Kitchen. 

About Mr. Egger, @robertegger
Robert Egger pioneered the model of L.A. Kitchen during his 24-year tenure as the President of the DC Central Kitchen, the country’s first “community kitchen”, where food donated by hospitality businesses and farms is used to fuel a nationally recognized culinary job training program. DC Central Kitchen operates its own revenue generating business, Fresh Start Catering, as well as the Campus Kitchens Project, which coordinates programs in 33 university and high school cafeterias nationwide.

In addition, Robert is the Founder and President of CForward, an advocacy organization that rallies nonprofit employees to educate candidates about the economic role that nonprofits play in every community. Robert has received numerous awards for his leadership in the nonprofit sector, and his book, Begging for Change: The Dollars and Sense of Making Nonprofits Responsive, Efficient and Rewarding For All, received the 2005 McAdam Book Award for “Best Nonprofit Management Book” by the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.

We are excited to have Mr. Egger participate in the Producers Choice Chef Award and look forward to his presentation!


Join us on November 1, 2015 as we celebrate the Fabric of Local Foods. Enjoy a five course meal prepared by local chefs made with ingredients from local producers. Our keynote speaker, Robert Egger, will share challenges and solutions to eliminate intergenerational hunger. Egger is Founder and President of L.A. Kitchen, which recovers fresh fruits and vegetables to fuel a culinary arts job training program.

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Engage in a unique farm to table dining experience for one night only. Reserve your seat at the table! Sponsorships and tickets are available.

All proceeds will support programs of Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society and the food hub for No More Empty Pots.
For more information:
Call: 402.502.1642 and ask for Susan

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