Healthy Eating, Healthy Life
Air Date: August 7, 2014
There’s a real connection between eating well and feeling good. This week on BetterWorldians Radio, we’ll talk with a renowned chef about how he’s helping give kids the nutritional foundation they need to grow and thrive.
Our guest this week is Marc Vetri, the executive chef and owner of the acclaimed Vetri Family Restaurants in Philadelphia: Vetri Ristorante, Osteria, and Amis. Vetri will discuss how the Vetri Foundation for Children is improving school lunches and changing lives in the process.
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Chef Marc Vetri
Co-Founder, Vetri Foundation for Children
Chef & Owner, Vetri Family Restaurants
Marc Vetri is the executive chef and owner of the acclaimed Vetri Family Restaurants in Philadelphia: Vetri Ristorante, Osteria, Amis, and the forthcoming Alla Spina. Within two years of opening his eponymous Philadelphia restaurant, Marc was named one of Food & Wine’s Ten Best New Chefs and received the Philadelphia Inquirer’s highest restaurant rating. In 2005, Marc won the James Beard Award for “Best Chef Mid-Atlantic.” Marc is the author of Rustic Italian Food, released in 2011 and il viaggio di vetri, a collection of more than 125 of his most-requested dishes. Marc is extremely passionate about giving back to the community. In 2008, Marc and business partner Jeff Benjamin created the Vetri Foundation For Children. Taking the lessons learned by years in the culinary world, Marc helps creates environments for children that promote healthy eating and lifestyle choices thus having an impact on their overall health and wellness.