“Big Rig” Kitchen Headed To Sacramento To Teach Health Eating Habits

big rig truck 2The flagship for the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation (USA) in partnership with The California Endowment, the Big Rig Teaching Kitchen brings food education, nutritious cooking skills, and “real food” dishes to communities across California.

2013-14 TOUR
January 21 – February 7, 2014
@ Sacramento Charter High School

During its 40 week tour, the Big Rig will work to inspire local cooks of all ages to eat well through free teacher training, free basic home cooking classes, and free take-home recipes.

The Big Rig Teaching Kitchen believes that cooking skills empower people to take control of their diets and lead healthier lives. Their focus is on teaching both youth and adults how to cook healthy, affordable meals at home to help put a stop to obesity and other diet-related illnesses.

To learn more about the tour and view highlights from our first stop in Fresno, please visit:

Reservations are available for groups of 8-16 people. The minimum age to participate in a class is seven years old.

For further information, please contact Nora Kleiman, Project Coordinator:
nora.kleiman@jamieoliver.org | (310) 858-2745


  1. Sue E Hepner
    Dec 12, 2013 @ 11:09:57

    What does the blue boundary indicate?


    • Gary Martin
      Dec 15, 2013 @ 09:51:24

      Access Sacramento’s partnership with the California Endowment includes a specific awareness and interest in health concerns for this targeted area. It has been identified by the California Endowment’s “Building Healthy Communities” project as a focus for educational awareness on health issues and community awareness. In a grant program, Access Sacramento’s Neighborhood News project hires and trains teens from around Sacramento County to write for this website, and some of those teens will comes from this targeted area.


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