Pilot Light is empowering children to have a better relationship with food

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Justin Kaufmann, Jason Hammel and Matthias Merges

Amazing Chicago chefs Jason Hammel (Lula Cafe) and Matthias Merges (Yusho, A10, Billy Sunday ) join Justin to talk about their careers, when they became interested in food, their tremendous contributions to the Chicago food scene, living and working in Logan Square, the challenges they face as the neighborhood around them changes, how the city has changed as a culinary destination, Chicago becoming the epicenter of the food world, co-founding the Pilot Light program, how the program started, the importance of teaching children to think more critically about food and the 4th annual Feed Your Mind gala Benefit this weekend.

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