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Calling DCSD Students Grades 4-12! Submit your favorite fruits and veggies recipes and win!

DOUGLAS COUNTY – Students grades 4-12 are invited to enter to win Shadow the Chef Day! Submit your favorite snack or main dish recipe featuring the use of fruits or veggies (plus a selfie) to share with Nutrition Services "Food For Thought" e-news readers.

If selected, the fortunate culinary-genius DCSD student will enjoy a day shadowing Chef Jason (Chef joins you at your school for a few classes, then you’re his apprentice for the rest of the day).

Valid entries must be received by October 4 via e-mail tojdjones[at]dcsdk12[dot]org (Subject line: “Shadow”). Winning entrant under the age of 18 must be granted parent permission to utilize student photo and recipe.

Entrants, please include a phone number for verification purposes, your school and brief comments about what you enjoy about the recipe.

November 15, 2013 | By rmbarber | Category: Nutrition Services

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