Culinary skills and Nutrition Class
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Cooking is a basic and important life skill. It offers multiple advantages such as increased reading comprehension, following step-by-step instructions, as well as teaches math concepts from fractions to temperatures, to geometry. Learning how to cook also teaches students where their food is coming from and it can boost their confidence levels and expand their palates. Children that learn how to cook will also learn patience and gain a greater sense of appreciation for their parents cooking. Furthermore, teaching a child to prepare their own healthy meals and snacks can prepare them for a healthier lifestyle as adults. This class will focus on teaching students how to prepare whole food snacks and meals that they can share with their friends and family. We will pay attention to learning the skills necessary to work safely in a kitchen and concentrate on following instructions to reach our desired results. We’ll emphasize the importance of eating plant-based foods, discuss where ingredients come from and their nutritional value. Students will learn about the different types of fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other nutritional contents found in our foods. We’ll also examine foods that can improve our gut health which can lead to better nutrient absorption, support for our immune systems, and reduced inflammation. Our goal is to help students gain a greater understanding of how to support their bodies for optimal health and wellness for a lifetime. Instructor Bio: Chef Megan Kamosi holds an Advanced Culinary Arts degree from Lincoln Culinary Institute and has over 15 years of restaurant experience including three years as a restaurant owner and General Manager. Her experience runs from casual to five-star dining and ranges across traditional and vegan restaurants as she transitioned her diet and cooking style to a more whole foods/plant-based diet. She knows that eating nutritionally rich food plays an important role in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and gets excited about sharing her knowledge with our younger generation; not to mention having some fun kitchen adventures!
In the context of an event cancellation, you would be entitled to a full refund for any entry fees paid. If the event has not been cancelled but you are understandably concerned attending the event, unfortunately there would generally be no right to a refund. However, it is worth contacting us via email as you may be offered a credit note for future event.