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Ann Cooper

Author, Chef, Educator, Advocate of Healthy Food for All Children.

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 Ann Cooper Biography

Chef Ann Cooper is an internationally recognized author, chef, educator, public speaker, and advocate of healthy food for all children. In a nation where kids are born with shorter estimated life expectancies than their parents due to diet-related disease, Chef Ann has been a constant champion of school food reform as an important avenue through which to improve childhood nutrition.

In 2009, Cooper founded the Chef Ann Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping schools take action so that every child has daily access to fresh, healthy food.

Also known as the “Renegade Lunch Lady", Cooper serves as Director of Food Services for Boulder Valley School District in Boulder, Colorado, and is Partner of Lunch Lessons, LLC, a consultancy for school districts going through large-scale food change.

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Cooper has 40 years of experience as a chef, including 17 years in school food programs. Her books "Bitter Harvest" and "Lunch Lessons: Changing the Way We Feed Our Children" have made her a leading advocate for safe, sustainable food.

Cooper has also been honored by the National Resources Defense Council, awarded an honorary doctorate from SUNY Cobleskill for her work on sustainable agriculture, and received IACP’s 2012 Humanitarian of the Year award. In 2016, she was named "One of the Top 50 Food Activists" by the Academy of Culinary Nutrition.

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Lunch Lessons: Changing the Way We Feed Our Children

Lunch Lessons: Changing the Way We Feed Our Children

Bitter Harvest: A Chef's Perspective on the Hidden Danger in the Foods We Eat and What You Can Do About It

Bitter Harvest: A Chef's Perspective on the Hidden Danger in the Foods We Eat and What You Can Do About It

"A Woman's Place Is in the Kitchen": The Evolution of Women Chefs

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Ann Cooper

Author, Chef, Educator, Advocate of Healthy Food for All Children.

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Ann Cooper Biography

Chef Ann Cooper is an internationally recognized author, chef, educator, public speaker, and advocate of healthy food for all children. In a nation where kids are born with shorter estimated life expectancies than their parents due to diet-related disease, Chef Ann has been a constant champion of school food reform as an important avenue through which to improve childhood nutrition.

In 2009, Cooper founded the Chef Ann Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping schools take action so that every child has daily access to fresh, healthy food.

Also known as the “Renegade Lunch Lady", Cooper serves as Director of Food Services for Boulder Valley School District in Boulder, Colorado, and is Partner of Lunch Lessons, LLC, a consultancy for school districts going through large-scale food change.

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Cooper has 40 years of experience as a chef, including 17 years in school food programs. Her books "Bitter Harvest" and "Lunch Lessons: Changing the Way We Feed Our Children" have made her a leading advocate for safe, sustainable food.

Cooper has also been honored by the National Resources Defense Council, awarded an honorary doctorate from SUNY Cobleskill for her work on sustainable agriculture, and received IACP’s 2012 Humanitarian of the Year award. In 2016, she was named "One of the Top 50 Food Activists" by the Academy of Culinary Nutrition.

Ann Cooper Videos

  • Chef Ann Cooper-- The Renegade Lunch Lady - YouTube
    Apr 7, 2016 ... There are no sloppy joes served in Chef Ann's lunch room. Learn how celebrity chef turned lunch lady Ann Cooper is changing the...
  • Ann Cooper: Speaker Update at TEDxManhattan 2014 - YouTube
    Sep 19, 2015 ... A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY, Ann has been a chef for more than 30 years including positions with...
  • TEDxBOULDER - Ann Cooper - Lunch Lessons: Changing The Way ...
    Oct 11, 2011 ... Chef Ann Cooper is a celebrated author, chef, educator, and enduring advocate for better food for all children. Ann is Director of...

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  • How much does it cost to book Ann Cooper?

    Booking fees for Ann Cooper, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ann Cooper, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ann Cooper?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ann Cooper for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ann Cooper for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ann Cooper or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ann Cooper or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ann Cooper is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ann Cooper for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Ann Cooper generally travels from CO, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Susur Lee, Rachael Ray, Stephanie Izard, Alice Waters and Paul Virant. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ann Cooper for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Ann Cooper Speaker Videos

  • Chef Ann Cooper-- The Renegade Lunch Lady - YouTube
    Apr 7, 2016 ... There are no sloppy joes served in Chef Ann's lunch room. Learn how celebrity chef turned lunch lady Ann Cooper is changing the school ...
    Ann Cooper: Speaker Update at TEDxManhattan 2014 - YouTube
    Sep 19, 2015 ... A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY, Ann has been a chef for more than 30 years including positions with Holland ...
  • TEDxBOULDER - Ann Cooper - Lunch Lessons: Changing The Way ...
    Oct 11, 2011 ... Chef Ann Cooper is a celebrated author, chef, educator, and enduring advocate for better food for all children. Ann is Director of Food Services ...

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