District Chef Visits Winslow Elementary to Promote Healthy Eating
Mark Daino, head chef for the Vineland Public Schools food service provider, Sodexo, was a guest in Winslow Elementary's fifth grade classroom to speak about making healthy eating choices. The visit coincides with a national campaign, supported by the school district, to teach children healthy eating habits and curb what have been recent, dramatic increases in childhood obesity. Daino talked to the children about the importance of healthy snacks and limiting high-fat, high-sugar choices. "Our goal is to teach children to make choices that will help them develop eating habits that will help them maintain a healthy weight through adulthood," said Purvesh Patel, Sodexo's food service Director. For more information on the Sodexo program contact Patel at 856.794.6700 Ext. 2200 or at PPatel@vineland.org.