Nutrition is such an important aspect of health & wellness. Food is what fuels your body to have effective workouts to reach your goals. Our dietitians and chef work hard to provide you with culinary classes that will help educate you and your family on how to use creative techniques in the kitchen as well as the benefits of eating well while keeping the delicious flavor! Food is provided in every class. 

COOKING DEMOS: These 30-45 minute classes will give you time-saving tips to prepare healthy meals. $4 fee due at time of registration.  Theme: Farmers Market Fare

  • Registration period: Aug 9 - Aug 22
  • Class meets: Wednesday, Aug 23 from 11:15am-12pm
  • Recipes: Tomato Cucumber Crunch Salad & Grilled Chicken Breasts with Roasted Yellow Tomato Sauce

WIELDING A KNIFE: Get hands-on practice for basic knife skills that will save you time in the kitchen. $4 fee due at time of registration.

  • Registration period: Sept 5 - 17
  • Class meets: Monday, Sept 18 from 11:15am-12pm

GET COOKING: Put on the apron & get cooking! This hands-on culinary class is designed to help you cook healthy & flavorful meals. You get to cut, chop, cook & eat! Attend one or many "Get Cooking" sessions. $20 fee due at time of registration. 

  • Registration period: Sept 6 - 19
  • Class meets: Wednesday, Sept 20 from 5:15-7:15pm
  • Recipes: Apple Stuffed Pork Loin and Carrot Apple Smoothie or Apple Chips

DINNER & A DEMO: Enjoy a dinner prepared by our very own chef team. While you enjoy the sight, aromas and taste, we will demonstrate how to prepare it at home! Topic is Spring Eating. $10 fee due at time of registration. 

  • Registration period: Sept 14 - 27
  • Class meets: Thursday, Sept 28 from 6-7pm
  • Recipes: Apple Cider Chicken and Autumn Salad

To register for a Culinary Class, stop by the front desk or call 507-266-4688. If you have any questions, please contact our dietitians at

*Fee is due upon registration and is non-transferable. A minimum 24-hour advance notice of program start date required for a refund.

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