Cooking Funds the Cure

Cooking Funds the Cure

Cooking Funds the Cure helps raise funds and awareness for pediatric cancer research by connecting the food and beverages industries with consumers and food enthusiasts through point-of-sale campaigns, restaurant promotions, featured products, recipe contests, and more.

Amateur foodies, professional connoisseurs, local eateries, and national restaurants can elevate their brand appeal by becoming advocates of the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation. Create a deeper connection to your customer base and turn your casual patrons into loyal customers.

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Here are 4 ways to Get Involved with Cooking Funds the Cure to have fun while making a difference.

Restaurant Day or Week

Participation could include donating a portion of your day’s proceeds or selecting a specific menu item that benefits the NPCF.

Round-up campaigns are another way to include guests in your promotion. Simply, ask guests if they would like to round-up their bill to the nearest dollar to raise funds for pediatric cancer research.

Cooking Schools or Wine Tasting Events

Host an in-person or virtual cooking school and/or wine tasting event.

One of our pediatric cancer patients who aspires to be a chef may also be available to participate as a sous chef in select markets. Donations can be generated via ticket sales or product donations.

Product Campaigns

Tie a specific product in your collection to a fundraising campaign or create something new that highlights our signature color… orange! Product hang tags are also an effective tool to create awareness and funds for pediatric cancer research.

Recipe Contests

Do you have a specific item you would like to promote? Challenge pediatric cancer advocates across America to create a culinary masterpiece using your product.

Meet NPCF Culinary Ambassador, Katie Chin

Katie Chin

Katie will play an integral part in expanding the NPCF Cooking Funds the Cure program, which encourages all aspects of the culinary industry to rally around children battling cancer. Cooking schools, wine tasting events, special products, recipe contests and restaurant days under her guidance are all in the works as vehicles to raise much-needed cancer research funds.

Celebrity Katie Chin is an award-winning cookbook author, caterer and blogger. Katie has been featured in publications such as O Magazine, Cooking Light, Bon Appetit, Elle, Real SimpleThe Wall Street Journal, HuffPost and Family Circle. Her numerous appearances on national television include The Real, The Today Show, Hallmark Channel, The Daily Buzz, Cooking Channel, Cutthroat Kitchen, Beat Bobby Flay, ABC’s Localish and as a guest judge on Food Network’s Iron Chef America. In 2013, Katie was a featured chef at the annual Easter Egg Roll on behalf of City of Hope at the White House under the Obama administration. Katie’s fifth cookbook, “Katie Chin’s Global Family Cookbook,” will be released in April 2021.

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