By Jennifer McLaughlin, Contributing Blogger
If the dream of First Lady Michelle Obama comes true, America’s youth will develop a taste for broccoli, whole grains and milk rather than chicken fingers, macaroni-n-cheese and sugary drinks.
As an Assistant Chef at the White House and Senior Policy Advisor for Michelle Obama’s healthy food initiative, Sam Kass has a lot on his plate. In his role, Kass advises the Let’s Move! initiative on food policy issues and overall programming strategy. Kass, who was a featured speaker at the World Culinary Showcase at the 2011 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, stressed the pivotal role the food service industry can play in combatting obesity.