I am happy to announce that I recently completed the Rouxbe Online Cooking School's Plant-Based Professional Certification Course. This is an intensive class that does a great job of mixing technique with a focus on healthy, plant-based cooking and eating. I will be working these techniques and information into my own cooking classes; check the schedule below and register for one or more today!
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Register now for these cooking demonstrations! All classes feature only whole-food, plant-based ingredients.
Wednesday, October 14 6PM to 8PM: Cooking with the Seasons: Autumn at Franklin Park Conservatory
Fall gives us a wealth of fresh, delicious, and healthy produce to enjoy. Join me for a mid-week cooking class and learn how to turn seasonal ingredients into great tasting meals that are good for you. Demonstration and tasting. Cost is $40, or $35 for Conservatory members. Click here to register in advance.
Monday, October 26 6PM to 8PM: Meatless Monday, Oil-Free Cooking at Franklin Park Conservatory
Explore how to build flavor and texture with oil-free cooking methods and recipes including sauteing, roasting, marinades and dressings, and desserts. Demonstration and tasting. Cost is $40, or $35 for Conservatory members. Click here to register in advance.
Wednesday, November 18 6PM to 8PM: Healthy Meals for the Holidays at Franklin Park Conservatory
Looking for healthy alternatives to traditional holiday fare? Learn how to create a meat- and dairy-free Thanksgiving meal with simple, low-cost ingredients. You won't want to miss this class; bring your appetite! Demonstration and tasting. Cost is $50 or $45 for Conservatory members. Click here to register in advance.
Monday, November 30 6PM to 8PM: Meatless Monday, Holiday Amuse-Bouche at Franklin Park Conservatory
An amuse-bouche, or “mouth amuser,” is a single, bite-sized hors d’ouevre. Learn how to impress your holiday guests with four simple and delicious appetizers that look like you spent all day making them. Paired with vegan wine. Hands-on & tasting, limited to 15 people. Cost is $45 or $40 for Conservatory members. Click here to register in advance.
Wednesday, December 9 6PM to 8PM: Everyday Superfoods at Franklin Park Conservatory
Do superfoods sound exotic, expensive, and hard to track down? Learn how to select and prepare nutrient-rich foods that can be found in any grocery store and won’t break your budget, including greens, berries, nuts, and avocados. Tea paired with demonstration and tasting. Cost is $40, or $35 for Conservatory members. Click here to register in advance.
Yoga Mat to Placemat: Move Well, Eat Well, Be Well: Looking for ways to help you feel terrific all year long through movement and healthy eating? This workshop is for you! Begin with a two-hour session with Yoga Tune Up® certified instructor and registered yoga teacher Loretta Zedella as she teaches you techniques using foam rollers and therapy balls to release tension from the body and mind. Then, learn how a healthy, plant-based diet is a wonderful complement to your yoga practice or any exercise routine with Chef Mark and a two-hour cooking demonstration and sampling! We would love to bring this workshop to your community center, place of employment, church, or other location. Please contact me at Chef@TheDukeofFork.com with questions or for additional information about this workshop.
Don't forget that I also offer private, in-home cooking classes that are tailored to your individual needs and questions. Invite a few friends over and we'll make it a cooking party! Contact me for pricing and more information.