Known around the country as Chef Jeff, Jeff Denton is the author of four books and director and host of three different television shows. His latest children’s cooking show, “KIDchen Expedition: A Farm to School Series”, was launched nationally in the summer of 2012.
For the past 26 years, Jeff Denton has served as the Director of Child Nutrition for the Ponca City Schools. He also served in the capacity of CFO for eight of the 26 years. Recently, Chef Jeff was awarded the FAME 2015 Golden Star, Director of the Year Award. He was also named in the “TOP 10 Influencers” of the Food Industry by Food Service Director Magazine.
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Grandma’s Salad DressingLayering flavors is very important, especially when you’re serving young adults who have very different palettes from adults. I’ve even found that allowing students to build their own textures, spices, and layers of flavor for their individual taste, especially for a main course or protein item, helps them to try different foods.