12th Annual Real Food for Kids Culinary Challenge
Saturday, March 2, 2024
Hayfield Secondary School | 7630 Telegraph Rd Alexandria, VA 22315
Our students are changing school lunch menus.
And this is the only event where you can see how they do it!
Since 2012, the Real Food for Kids Culinary Challenge has provided middle- and high-school students across the DMV the unique experience of mirroring the responsibilities of school nutrition professionals by creating delicious, healthy school meals that represent the diverse culinary traditions in our school communities. All while staying within the defined nutrition and cost parameters of the federally funded National School Meal Program..
WAYS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2024 REAL FOOD FOR KIDS CULINARY CHALLENGE
Our sponsors are featured prominently on our website and registration page, in e-mail newsletters, and social media, and featured across television and in print material.
Most importantly, your sponsorship of the Real Food for Kids Culinary Challenge supports local students as they engage in this one-of-a-kind learning and leadership opportunity. Your investment will have a lasting impact on the health and well-being of students in our region today and for years to come.
Exhibitors are situated in the heart of the Culinary Challenge public space, co-located alongside student teams providing recipe samples. You are guaranteed a constant flow of foot traffic to your table!
Real Food for Kids Culinary Challenge exhibitors…
- Interact with culinary and health-focused students exploring career paths
- Connect with visionary school nutrition directors reshaping the school food landscape and renowned local chefs
- Meet with educators seeking new and interesting resources and ideas for their classrooms
- Engage with policymakers supporting school wellness
- Increase brand awareness and build customers
- One 6’x30” skirted table and two chairs
- Company/Organization recognition in the event program, signage and on event website
Advertise in this year’s Culinary Challenge event program and be seen by local residents, local and regional elected officials, school administrators, teachers, parents, and celebrity culinary professionals.
Event Program Advertisement Rates
Full Page Color $200
Half Page Color $150
One-Fourth Page $100
GET IN TOUCH
Don’t miss the opportunity to support our students and connect with a unique and influential audience.
Contact us to discuss the sponsorship package that’s right for you, to have a table at the live event. And/or to include an ad in the event program.