Healthy Flavors, Healthy Kids

A National Initiative to Advance Culinary-Driven, Healthy, Flavorful Foods for Kids


Food and nutrition issues impact the health of America's children and youth, and are some of the most pressing public health challenges of our time. The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), widely regarded as the world's leading culinary college, has long been committed to advancing healthier foods.

The CIA Healthy Flavors, Healthy Kids Initiative is dedicated to exploring culinary solutions to increase the availability and acceptance of healthy foods in schools. 

CIA Healthy Kids Collaborative


The CIA Healthy Kids Collaborative is a focused collaboration between school nutrition professionals and chefs, suppliers and other school nutrition stakeholders.

CIA Healthy Flavors, Healthy Kids Recipes for Schools


Serve culinary-driven, flavorful, healthy recipes for kids at your school.

CIA Healthy Flavors, Healthy Kids Resources for Schools


Use our videos, handouts, and presentations for support and inspiration for your school.