In Her Own Words

Islip Cook Manager Shares “Chopped” Experience at National Conference

As a follow-up to her appearance on the “Class Act” edition of Food Network Channel’s “Chopped” episode, Islip High School cook manager Arlene Leggio attended the School Nutrition Association’s Annual National Conference in Denver this past July. During the conference, Mrs. Leggio and two of the other contestants from the “Chopped” episode participated in a panel discussion with Sam Kass, White House assistant chef and senior policy advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives, and Phil Lempert, food advocate and media personality, during which they discussed their experiences on the show.