NEW YORK, July 12, 2012â€”Â The Kids Food Festivalâ„˘, a premier family-oriented food event, and Cooking Light, the nationâ€™s leadingÂ epicurean magazine brand,announced today a partnership to educate families about making balanced food choices through an expanded event series. Â The new series, The Kids Food Festivalâ„˘, in partnership with Cooking LightÂ will offer family-friendly cooking classes, food demonstrations, food sampling, and entertainment to help create wholesome lifelong eating habits for both kids and parents. Â
â€śWe are so excited to be working withÂ Cooking Light to expand the footprintÂ and offerings of The Kids FoodÂ Festivalâ„˘ this fall in New York CityÂ and beyond,â€ť says Cricket Azima, TheÂ Kids Food Festivalâ„˘ Founder. Â â€śTheÂ mission of both organizations are so closely aligned that it made sense to join forces to educate families about making balanced food choices."
â€śAt Cooking Light we understand theÂ importance ofÂ instilling healthy eatingÂ habitsÂ at a young age and weâ€™reÂ always striving to deliver creative recipes to ourÂ consumers who want to feed their families healthy,Â delicious meals every day,â€ť says Karla Partilla, Cooking LightPublisher. â€śPartnering with The Kids Food Festivalâ„˘ allows us bring to life our philosophy of healthy, delicious food through hands-on classes, sampling, and activities the whole family will enjoy.â€ť
The Kids Food Festivalâ„˘, in partnership withÂ Cooking Light is proudÂ to continue working with the JamesÂ BeardÂ Foundation, which helps to develop andÂ execute many of the chef led hands-on kids cooking classes throughout the festival.Â
The Kids Food Festivalâ„˘,Â inÂ Â partnership withÂ Cooking LightÂ gets cookinâ€™ in New York City on November 3 and 4 and will expand to Washington, D.C. in April 2013.
A portion of the ticketed class proceeds fromÂ The Kids Food Festivalâ„˘, in partnership with Cooking Light will benefit FoodCorps (www.foodcorps.org), the eventâ€™s featured charity. Â Â Â
For more information about The Kids Food Festivalâ„˘, in partnership with Cooking Light go to: www.kidsfoodfestival.com and check the event out on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/KidsFoodFestival. Â For the latest information about the event follow us on Twitter: @KidsFoodFestNYC.
For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Founder Cricket Azima at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About Kids Food Festival
The Kids Food Festivalâ„˘, a premier family-oriented food event, is presented by The Creative Kitchenâ„˘, LLC, a company that teaches children about food and how to cook in a fun, safe, and educational manner. Â Targeting families with children ages two and older, the company focuses on teaching, writing creative content and curriculum, special events, recipe development, spokesperson work, webisode production and consulting to present educational content through food-related activities. The founder, Cricket Azima, inspires children to express themselves creatively through cooking, social studies, arts and sciences.
About Cooking LightÂ
At 25 years, Cooking Light is the nationâ€™s leading epicurean magazine brand with the largest audience and most epicurean editorial. Â Cooking Light is the onlyepicurean brand positioned at the intersection of great-tasting food and healthfulness, serving an important and growing consumer need. Â The brand delivers innovative recipes, nutrition advice, and resources to live a healthful lifestyle via its magazine, Web site, and portfolio of cookbooks; across all tablets; through the highly-acclaimed CookingLight Quick and Healthy Menu Maker app; and on social media platforms including, Facebook (Facebook.com/CookingLight), Twitter (@Cooking_Light), Pinterest (Pinterest.com/CookingLight) and Instagram. Â Cooking Light is part of the Time Inc. Lifestyle Group, a division of Time Inc., the largest magazine media company in the U.S.
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