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Shannon Seip & Kelly Parthen

Shannon Payette Seip and Kelly Earthen are the co-founders of Bean Sprouts Café, the nation’s leading hip and healthy kids’ café and cooking school. Since the opening of its first café, the owners have twice been ranked in the “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” in the restaurant industry for its family-focused, yummy, good-for-you concept.

Shannon and Kelly’s new cookbook, Bean Sprouts Kitchen, will be published by Fair Winds in December 2018. Their kids cookbook, Bean Appetit: Hip & Healthy Ways to Have Fun with Food (Andrews McMeel), received rave reviews in national media outlets, including Good Morning America, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Everyday with Rachael Ray, and Parents magazine.

Shannon Payette Seip—an award-winning author and television personality— develops Bean Sprouts’ creative components, from the menu and cooking classes to the television/book concepts. The former morning show anchor has written books for American Girl, several award-winning humorous mom books, Nickelodeon’s parent blog, and was the host of a nationally-syndicated television show.

Kelly Parthen is the former public relations manager at a Fortune 500 company,
 Kelly pearheaded numerous international marketing campaigns and product launches. She manages Bean Sprouts’ marketing & public relations efforts, and often speaks to national audiences about kids & nutrition.

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