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Ben's Beginners

Contest info, recipes, and more good stuff to get your kids cooking.

Our first Grand Prize winner,
Sydney, in her school's
new cafeteria.

The Ben's Beginners
Cooking Contest submission
period has

Even though all the submissions are in, your school could still be in the running to win a $30K cafeteria makeover! Vote to make sure your school is a contender.



We’re proud to announce the winners of our PTO/PTA and Food Service sweepstakes. We thank everyone who entered—you helped us spread the word about the importance of families cooking together.

PTO/PTA Winners


  • Dana A, NC
  • Joy B, GA
  • Erin C, PA
  • Bridget D, MA
  • Lisa L, PA

Food Service Winners

Prize: $1000 to be used for school cafeteria supplies or for attendance at the 2016 School Nutrition Conference

  • Andrea W. (Jefferson County Public Schools, Louisville, KY)
  • Jesslyn A. (Conemaugh Valley Schools, Johnstown, PA)
  • Dr. Diane S. (Shirley D. Simmons Middle School, Canton, MS)

School Recipes and
Nutritional Materials

It's easy to promote healthy eating all year round with our brochures and recipes.


Download Healthy Recipes for Your Cafeteria

These materials will help you provide delicious meals that kids love while
meeting school nutritional guidelines.
Brown Rice Brochure
Whole Grain Recipes Brochure
International Brochure

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