Entries by Katie Kovacovich

Goodness, gracious! The letter is “G”

G By Emily Ryan, Cooks in Training Instructor Let’s get going on our guided tour of some of the great things that happened this spring… Garden Field Trip                     Our students gallivanted around Brainfood’s Youth Garden to check out what was growing. They then progressed to […]

An Inside Look…Intern Edition!

A Day in the Week of a Brainfood Intern Emily Murtaugh, Cooks in Training Emily is from Long Beach, California and is a junior at American University. She is studying Anthropology with a minor in Statistics and International Relations. She is interested in alternative forms of education, youth development programming, and loves to cook. Her […]

New Year’s Reflection

Happy New Year from our Cooks in Training: A Look Back and Look Ahead Despite the persistence of cold and yucky weather lately, the voices and laughter of students and delicious smells of the yummy dishes made by our teen chefs warm the Brainfood kitchens once again. What do we look forward to this spring, […]

Learning and Growing

Learning and Growing in the Brainfood Kitchen Joys, Challenges, and New Knowledge for our Cooks in Training [Note: This blog was originally published in early March, 2017] The closing of February marked five months of Brainfood programming for the 2016-2017 year,  with only three months left! As a Brainfood instructor, I’ve found this month to […]