Chef Ross Kamens
Tuesday, May 18, 2010, between 8:00 – 11:00 AM ET
It is the dinner trifecta: you want it healthy, you want it cheaply, and you want it quickly. But how often do you really manage to find something that incorporates all three? And how do you get your kids to even eat what’s healthy? Especially the dreaded ‘V’ word – vegetables! (www.noodles.com)
In interviews on May 18, 2010, Chef Ross Kamens, founding chef at Noodles & Company, will tell you how you can come up with meal solutions that do it all. Chef Ross has developed recipes, tips and tools to help parents teach their kids to love foods that are good for them.
Think seasonally: Spring is an exciting time when it comes to vegetables.
There’s a large variety in season, which means lower prices at the grocery store. Chef Ross will tell us which veggies are our best bets this time of year.
Plant a garden: Even a small garden will show your kids where their food comes from and will get them interested.
Cook together: Chef Ross believes in getting kids involved in the cooking process and has some great tips and recipe ideas Go out: If you feel like take-out is the only option, you don’t have to feel guilty! There are plenty of healthy and inexpensive options, likely right around the corner. Chef Ross will detail what to look for on the menu when you are making your choice.
ABOUT THE TALENT:
In recognition of his culinary acumen and continued success in the quick-casual category, Chef Ross Kamens has been the recipient of several awards including Restaurant Business’ Menu Masters award. In addition, he is highly regarded in the industry and is regularly quoted in restaurant industry publications including Nations Restaurant News, Flavor & the Menu and Restaurants & Institutions to name a few. Ross Kamens, Noodles & Company’s founding chef, has been with the company since its founding in
1995 and formulated all of its original and popular recipes. Chef Kamens has more than 20 years culinary experience, including serving as an executive chef, and food and beverage administrator at several mountain resorts.
This interview is provided by Noodles & Company.