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Ask Me Anything Featuring Mitch Vanagten

June 7, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT


In honor of Zero Waste June, please join the University of California, Merced on Monday, 6/7 at 2 PM PST for an AMA with Mitch Vanagten!

This virtual event is free and open to the public.

Can’t attend, but have a question for Mitch? Email emeyer4@ucmerced.edu the question.

Biography: UC Merced’s Executive Chef Mitch Vanagten’s lifelong passion for cooking began at a young age in his family’s Dutch Indonesian household. This passion has translated into culinary career which includes which continues to be inspired today by the bounty of food grown and raised in the San Joaquin Valley.

With an extensive knowledge of international cuisine, and ‘farm to table’ cooking, Chef Mitch is often called on for his expertise and volunteers for philanthropic causes both on campus and in the Merced community The main focus of his efforts are hunger relief, healthy eating education, and local sustainable agriculture. He has volunteered at FEAST Scholarship Fundraiser, Empty Bowl Fundraiser, The Wasted! Movie free screening, various fundraisers at UC Merced and in the Merced community to support hunger relief, local agriculture scholarships, and healthy eating initiatives. He also serves on various non-profit boards in the Central Valley, including the American Culinary Federation, Merced College’s Nutritional Advisory Board, and The Merced Chamber of Commerce FEAST Agriculture Scholarship committee.

Register at http://bit.ly/AMAMitch (Note- Link is case sensitive)


June 7, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT


Zoom – Virtual Event
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