“Turkey is a great ‘blank canvas’ for a wide variety of flavors, seasonings and marinades, making it a versatile choice for almost any dish. It’s also naturally low in fat and packed with lean protein to satisfy your appetite for health and fitness.” – Farmer Gary and Chef Dan
Gary Cooper, of Cooper Farms, is one of America’s turkey farmers. As a second generation farmer, he has been working full-time in the industry for 42 years and runs the family business along with his brother and sister. Today, Cooper Farms is a leading food supplier, selling a variety of fully-cooked and ready-to-cook turkey, ham and chicken products. Though the company has egg and hog facilities, most of its business involves turkeys.
Dan Phalen is the Corporate Executive Chef at Luby’s Fuddruckers. Chef Phalen has over 25 years of culinary experience and has been with Luby’s for 11 years developing the culinary services division and oversees all culinary for Luby’s cafeterias, Luby’s Culinary Services, Fuddruckers and Cheeseburgers in Paradise restaurants. Dan is a native Houstonian who lives in Spring with his wife and two children. His daughter, Danielle, just completed her master’s degree in dietetics.
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