President Barack Obama Crashes the Party

In a special surprise for the winners of Epicurious’ Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, President Barack Obama pays a visit to the Kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House. Hear his words of encouragement for the young chefs.

Released on 12/17/2013

Credits

Starring: Barack Obama and Michelle Obama
Cinematographer: Matador Productions
Editor: Haym Pictures

Transcript

00:02
(gentle music)
00:21
My favorite thing that I did today
00:25
was one part of going to the White House,
00:28
and the President of the United States came over
00:31
and I shook his hands and talked to him.
00:33
That was pretty exciting.
00:35
Well, we talked about like life and normal stuff,
00:39
and I asked him questions and he gave me the answers.
00:43
(upbeat piano music)
00:46
[Michelle] Hi. (audience applauding)
00:47
[Barack] How are you?
00:49
[Michelle] Good to see you, welcome.
00:51
Well, hello everybody. (audience cheering)
00:56
Well hey, everybody have a seat, have a seat.
00:58
I wanted to come by first of all
01:00
because everybody looks very nice,
01:02
you guys all got dressed up.
01:04
Second of all, I hear the food is pretty good.
01:08
All of you have lifted up the whole fact that
01:12
food can be fun, it can be healthy.
01:15
When you combine it with the work that Michelle's been doing
01:19
and I know all of you were involved with Let's Move.
01:22
Eating healthy, living healthy.
01:25
You are setting up habits
01:27
that are gonna be great for your entire life,
01:30
and you're setting a great example for your classmates,
01:33
and I suspect you're setting
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a good example for your parents.
01:37
To think that all of you have invented
01:40
all this fabulous food,
01:42
just shows how creative you are, and it shows that
01:47
food that tastes good can be healthy too.
01:52
(music drowns out speech)