Sandwich Throwdown – April 21st 2016 In NYC




You read right, there’s going to be a food fight showdown and you’re invited.

WHEN:         Thursday, April 21st 2016, 6 p.m.

WHERE:         The Dual Language Middle School, 32 West 92nd Street

Limited seating for the public. Info at

20 school kids will battle it out in a race against the clock,“Chopped” style, to make the tastiest, most creative  and healthy sandwich that will be judged by an expert panel. The students, from underserved communities, are part of After-School All-Stars’ MasterChef program, where they are exposed to new foods through lessons, culinary excursions and guest teachers.



The Sandwich Showdown is a fun, creative way to teach kids about healthy eating. The event is part of Amy’s Bread Chef Sandwiches for Good, a charity sandwich program featuring top chefs. Chef Galen’s April sandwich is the All-Star Turkey Cheddar Melt  and will benefit After-School All-Stars (ASAS), which offers enrichment activities for kids in low-income communities. Sandwiches are sold at all Amy’s Bread locations.


Afternoon all stars

Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. Healthy lifestyle habits, including healthy eating, can lower the risk of becoming obese and developing related diseases. Schools can support students’ efforts to eat healthy by implementing policies and practices that support healthy eating and by providing opportunities for students to learn about and practice these behaviors.


Happiness, $25 and under.


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