Does your teen love to cook? Cornucopia Junior Chef is back for 2019! This workshop for kids age 13-18 is dedicated to bringing teens and professionals together to share in the craft of cooking and learning about food, nutrition and healthy living. Junior chefs will create a meal, prepare food while considering the food system and sustainability and present and share it with others.
Reinforcing the connection between food, community and health and lead by veteran food educator, high-school teacher Jason Dabbagh, this program is designed as a sneak peek into the culinary arts, with fun and learning at its core. Set in Aava Hotel's CABN, Cornucopia Junior Chef turns up the heat while experiencing working in one of Whistler’s top-notch professional kitchens.
About Jason Dabbagh
Jason Dabbagh is a passionate food educator that believes in the abilities of young people. He has created a new program at Bellerose Composite High School in St. Albert that prepares students for the food and beverage industry.
At his core, he feels developing core culinary competencies will directly impact people's eating habits and their appreciation for the process of creating meals for people they love. Prior to beginning his carrier in education, Jason spent his 20's in the food and beverage industry. He has a passion for hospitality and believes in the connection between food and community.