Building Riverside’s Local Food Future

Wear Your Stretchy Pants!  Join Us In Building Riverside’s Local Food Future

Showcasing the Bounty of Locally-Grown Fruits and Vegetables

Grow Riverside Community Dinner RUSD KitchenMeet Chef Ryan Douglas. His accomplishments have been admired on several levels including commendation from First Lady Michelle Obama and an invitation to help launch the First Lady’s Let’s Move initiative. Chef Ryan is the culinary ambassador and professional expert chef for the FRESH Meals @ Schools project administered by the California Department of Agriculture.

Saturday evening’s locally-sourced menu will be specially prepared by RUSD’s Executive Chef Ryan Douglas and staff. As Executive Chef, Douglas creates fun, fresh menus to positively impact the health and well-being of the 43,000+ students across the district. With more than 30 years of experience in institutional cooking, kitchen management, and senior administration, Chef Ryan’s expertise in culinary arts and nutrition provides inspiration to recipe platforms showcasing the bounty of fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables.

Enjoy a delicious sampling of the locally-sourced talents at this Saturday’s Dinner in the KITCHEN from 5:30 to 9:30 pm. This is a farm-to-fork meal you do not want to miss (and come wearing your stretchy pants)!

Tickets for Dinner in the KITCHEN are available HERE.

If you haven’t purchased your tickets yet for the 3rd Annual GrowRIVERSIDE Conference: Cultivating Our Future, it’s not too late to catch the early bird special!  Learn more


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