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dining at the diamond

About the Event

On June 3rd, we welcome you to celebrate the Jerome D. Diamond Adolescent Centre's (JDD) 50th anniversary at Dining at the Diamond.

Hosted in the school's newly renovated backyard, Dining at the Diamond offers guests a unique culinary experience crafted by JDD Alumnus & James Beard nominated chef, Jordan Wagman.

About Jordan Wagman

Jordan Wagman is a James Beard nominated chef, cookbook author, sales leader, teacher, advocate, husband, dad, musician and psoriasis conqueror. He takes on each role with precision and tremendous passion.

Jordan has a very special connection to the JDD having attended the school for one year at sixteen; “The Diamond Centre saved me from myself. The centre saved my life. It gave me the tools to go back into the mainstream school system and in so doing, also gave me back my life”. Today, he revisits the school giving back to a place that changed him. Not only does he impart culinary knowledge, he shares his own life experiences with the hope of making a small difference in the students' lives.

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