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Pollinator-Friendly Cooking Demo and Interview with Celebrity Chef, Helen Cavallo
June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Helen Cavallo is of Colombian and Italian descent, and that background has dictated her love of food and family. Helen’s cooking style focuses on big, bold flavors, while always highlighting the main ingredient. Her culinary education came from her upbringing, having learned to cook from some of the best…her family, pros at feeding an army and cooking from the land. Through extensive travel in Europe and South America, Helen has learned the importance of sustainable agriculture and lifestyle. That way of life, coupled with her family-taught values, drive Helen’s desire for excellence in her own catering and restaurant businesses.
Food & Bounty restaurant bases it’s menus on everything that is seasonal and fresh. Menus change according to what’s available at farmers markets and their front yard garden. Food & Bounty is passionate about sourcing the highest quality ingredients and builds relationships with it’s vendors, mostly from small farms where produce and humanely raised livestock come from. Helen uses the simplest of methods for cooking and preparing food, believing firmly that an ingredient will shine on it’s own, offering up the best flavors when handled with the proper care and attention. In the Food & Bounty kitchen you will always find olive oil and fresh herbs to help create the boldest of natural flavors.
Chef Helen Cavallo is also the host of That’s Fresh, a short-form cooking show for moms and families produced by Disney. The show premiered September 2012 and airs on the Disney and Disney Junior channels. Through simple techniques and preparations, Helen showcases one main ingredient in recipes that are accessible, fun and above all, delicious!
Recently added is That’s Fresh Colombia, which airs in Colombia, South America. The show focuses on two of Helen’s favorite things food and family bringing her easy to make and delicious recipes to her family’s kitchen where Helen and her aunts cook together… back to her roots.