Guess What Bright Star is Coming to #ANC18?

2018-04-24

 

Guess who’s coming to #ANC18 in Vegas? First clue, he was the master of ceremonies during SNA’s “Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes” event.

Second clue, he was the winner of Next Food Network Star, season 13.

Have you figured it out ? That’s right—it’s Jason Smith! Smith will be in attendance at #ANC18 in Vegas, where he will present an education session and a culinary demonstration, as well as co-host the Red Carpet Awards! If you aren’t familiar with this Food Network Star, Smith comes from very humble beginnings.

Smith, who is from Kentucky, gained his culinary skills from cooking and baking with his grandmother. From there, his passion for food took him from being an elementary school cafeteria manager to world-wide fame as the winner of Food Network’s Holiday Baking Championship, season 3 and Next Food Network Star, season 13. Although Smith's current focus is more on adult foods and flavors (bacon, butter, and bourbon), he believes that connecting kids to food through cooking is critical.

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear Smith's inspiring journey, see him in live in action, and learn how he believes the school cafeteria can inspire children to explore new foods and flavors. Register early for #ANC18 today—the early bird rate expires May 4!

Watch how excited Smith is to be coming to ANC in the video below.


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