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About: Jaclyn Bonfante

Jaclyn Bonfante

Jaclyn has been part of the Safest Choice team for a year and works between the marketing and sales teams. Previous professional experience includes research on social and cultural policies for several Chicago based groups. Jaclyn received her BA from DePaul University in Anthropology. She enjoys running, yoga, travel and reading.

Recent Posts by Jaclyn Bonfante

Egg Dishes Around the World: 5 Ways to Celebrate World Egg Day

World Egg Day is a unique, global holiday that celebrates a food that has a rich and interesting history in many cuisines.  To celebrate World Egg Day (Friday, October 12, 2012), I’m sharing a few dishes that show how eggs are enjoyed around the world.

  • In the United States, during the time period of the California Gold Rush in the 1850s, the hangtown fry is said to have been invented by a gold prospector who struck it rich.  The hangtown fry is a type of omelet that includes bacon, oysters, and of course, eggs.  Most accounts detail the gold prospector with his newly acquired wealth demanding the most expensive dish that the kitchen could provide at the Cary House Hotel (formerly known as El Dorado Hotel) in
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Helping Our Friends and Neighbors

The past few months have been very busy donation months for the Safest Choice team! We have been absolutely thrilled to both create new and build on long-standing relationships with fantastic organizations such as the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, Feeding South Dakota, Joshua’s Heart Foundation and Feed the Children.

These four organizations work hard to put food on the tables of those in need, allowing those individuals to improve the quality of their life. We are honored to be able to work with these organizations which strive to put an end to hunger and provide a basic source of survival to families and individuals in need.

On April 2, 2012, the Safest Choice team made one of their biggest donations to

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Team Outing to Chicago Wolves Hockey Game

“Work hard, play hard!�?  This is a sentiment we value here at Safest Choice Eggs.  So, we decided to spend our 2012 leap day together at a Chicago Wolves hockey game.  This employee outing was a really fun experience for the entire team and allowed us all to bond outside the office.

The event started with a limo ride to take us from our Lansing office to a local Steak ‘n Shake to grab a quick bite before the game.  Many of us enjoyed Steak ‘n Shake’s Royale Burger which uses our very own pasteurized shell eggs.  The combination of great burgers and huge milkshakes were a perfect way to start the evening!

Our server even brought out one of our eggs to proudly display that they were in their

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Safest Choice Eggs Served at Breakfast Fundraiser for Veterans

Safest Choice eggs have worked with the Lansing, Illinois chapter of the American Legion Auxiliary for the past several years. In 2011 we also had the opportunity to be a part of their Annual Breakfast which raises both funds and awareness for veterans, their children and their families.

The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) works to, “support the American Legion while becoming the premier service organization and foundation of every community providing support for our veterans, our military, and their families by shaping a positive future in an atmosphere of fellowship, patriotism, peace and security.�?

At the 2011 Annual Breakfast for Veterans, Safest Choice eggs donated 45 dozen shell eggs to help the Lansing, Illinois chapter have a successful breakfast. Our eggs were used to make scrambled eggs and were incorporated in other popular breakfast

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