The Renegade Lunch Lady Celebrates Her 65th Birthday

Chef Ann Cooper still firmly believes that school lunches should be made from whole, fresh ingredients—and they should be delicious.

Mara Fleishman: School Food as “More Than Filling Bellies”

Mara Fleishman, CEO of the Chef Ann Foundation, tells Food Tank about her inspiration, her work helping schools adopt cook-from-scratch programming, and her vision for the future of school food in America.

New Orleans Chefs Challenged to Create School Lunches for US$1.25

On September 29, 2017, the Chef Ann Foundation is bringing a Celebrity Chef Edition of The Real School Food Challenge to New Orleans. The organizers will be challenging a group of New Orleans’ most prominent chefs to create healthy school lunch recipes for just US$1.25 per meal.

Salad Bar Revolution: An Interview with Mara Fleishman

Mara Fleishman of the Chef Ann Foundation tells Food Tank why she quit the corporate food industry to focus on revolutionizing school lunches.