Author Archive | Tina Fanelli

Don’t Get Tricked by Halloween Candy!

I used to love Halloween. I loved the chance to dress up, be someone else for a day, trick or treat. Now, I still love it, but it comes with its own set of problems. Namely, the blatant doling out of candy filled with GMOs, high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors, artificial coloring – and […]

Piccolo Chef Spends A Day At the Educational Theater

It was a really wonderful experience working with the actors from Educational Theater. What a bright and energetic group of young people! The work they do is inspiring – they actually bring health education to life! And what better place to train about food than Piccolo Chef? The thespians learned the art of not only […]


There is a phenomenon in schools with the younger set that I refer to as “Food Teasing”. It’s when that kid who sits next to yours looks over at your kid’s lunch and, with a scrunched up nose, says “Ewww! What is that???” “That” can be something as simple as a thermos full of pasta […]

Piccolo Chef at CicLAvia’s “Heart of LA”

Join Piccolo Chef and Authentically EATalian at PIAZZA ITALIA on Sunday, October 6th, 2013 during CicLAvia as we pervade the heart of downtown LA with Italian flavors and flair. Get your wheels spinning and gear up for a day of fun in the spectacular urban LA outdoors. Delight your taste buds with authentic Italian cuisine from some […]