JENNIE-O® team members and Charles Hall visit Panorama High School today
WILLMAR, Minn., November 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The creators of the Jennie-O® Turkey brand announced – category leader and trusted brand for turkey products a partnership in October with esteemed chef, cookbook author and beloved TV personality Charles Hall. As part of this partnership, team Jennie-O and Hall visit schools across the nation to honor school cafeteria staff by hosting School Cafeteria Takeovers, which kicked off last month in Knoxville, Tenn., at Blue Grass Elementary School. Today, the team recognizes the unsung heroes of Panorama High School’s cafeteria Los Angelespart of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).
“Jennie-O and I had a great time honoring the school cafeteria staff Knoxville and can’t wait to visit Panorama High School Los Angeles — part of the second largest school district in the nation — to show their staff how much they are loved and appreciated,” said Hall. “We all know how incredibly important it is for our children to have the right nutrition to help sustain them through the day, And Jennie-O® turkey products provide the kind of quality protein and nutrition our kids need to be successful.”
Hall and the Jennie-O® the brand team worked together to develop a delicious menu with Jennie-O® turkey for school cafeteria staff to enjoy today. During the event, Hall will lead a tutorial on baking his famous cookies with school cafeteria staff and cooking students. In addition, the brand will involve local businesses to offer refreshments and relaxing services to school cafeteria heroes. And finally, the staff will receive heartfelt notes of gratitude from the student body.
In conjunction with the school cafeteria acquisition, LAUSD will announce it is the first district to serve No Antibiotics Ever turkey since Jennie-O® brand as part of their school nutrition program.
“Our cafeteria staff are truly some of the hardest working people in the school system and they not only feed our children but also put smiles on their faces,” she said Joe Nardulli, principal of Panorama High School. “We are so excited to introduce the new No Antibiotics Ever Jennie-O® turkey product and be taken care of by the chef Charles Hall and the Jennie-O® brand. This will be a memory we will all cherish for a long time to come!”
“November is a month of thanks, and this month we are especially grateful for the staff at our school cafeteria, and who better to honor them than the chef Charles Hall with a delicious meal of Jennie-O® turkey?” he said Renee CoolJennie-O Turkey Store brand manager. “In addition to honoring our school cafeteria staff, we are officially cutting the ribbon and introducing our No Antibiotics Ever Jennie-O® turkey product at Panorama High School.”
In addition to the Blue Grass Elementary School of Knoxville in October and Panorama High School Los Angeles today, the Jennie-O® the brand team and Hall will visit a school in Houston in February and the final leg of the tour will begin at Detroit in May.
As part of the School Cafeteria Takeovers program with Hall, the creators of Jennie-O® the brand will provide $25,000 to four additional schools throughout the year to help meet wish lists for cafeterias in need of new equipment and supplies.
Jennie-O® is the primary supplier of turkeys to school districts in the United States.
Jennie-O is the top supplier of turkeys in 9 of the top 10 school districts in the nation.
Jennie-O serves more than 5,000 school districts across the United States
Jennie-O has the largest variety of K-12 turkey products in America.
Jennie-O’s sales team has more than 100 years of combined K-12 maintenance experience.
90 percent of USDA donated turkey is processed by Jennie-O.
For more information about Jennie-O® turkey products, including recipes, nutritional information and where to buy, visit JennieO.com or follow the brand on social media at Facebook.com/JennieOTurkey, Instagram.com/JennieO, TikTok.com/@jennieobrand And Twitter.com/JennieO.
ABOUT JENNIE-O TURKEY SHOP
For over 80 years the Jennie-O® brand has helped consumers live well by eating well. As a category leader, Jennie-O® Turkey is the trusted brand for quality turkey and a source of expertise. We provide a complete portfolio of delicious and nutritious turkey protein and inspiration for everyday meals or for special occasions. Known for our bright green awning that evokes the nostalgia of a local farmer stand, our round logo with a pop of yellow, and our distinguished name after our founders daughter Jennifer, the Jennie-O® The Turkey brand has just the right amount of small-town friendliness combined with the expertise and quality of a leading company. For more information visit JennieO.com.
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