The Demonstration Kitchen at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center is the venue for healthy cooking demonstrations, as well as available for reservations.
Vandy Cooks healthy cooking demonstrations are offered in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center demonstration kitchen and provided by the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus. Demonstrations are free, open to all and lead by Vanderbilt's celebrated chefs, registered dietitians, and expert guests. Tasty samples and recipes with nutrition analysis are provided at each session.
Upcoming Events for Summer 2017
Celebrating Beef Month in Tennessee | Friday, July 28 from Noon – 1 pm
Karman Meyer is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist based in Nashville. She is Director of Communications with the Tennessee Beef Industry Council. Teaching people easy ways to implement healthy changes into their lifestyle is her passion! Karman is an experienced recipe developer, nutrition writer, public speaker, and has worked in the food industry for over 10 years.
Herbs to 'Blog About' | Friday, August 11 from Noon – 1 pm
Karman Meyer is a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist based in Nashville. She is nationally known as a Stone Soup Blogger. She will add a new dimension to Vandy Cooks as she shows attendees how to create tasty dishes with herbs, as well as how to photo these beautiful creations for sharing with others on social media.
Quick and Easy Meals | Friday, September 15 from Noon - 1pm
Marilyn Holmes and Marissa Wertheimer are Registered Dietitians with passion for sharing easy to prepare recipes for quick and healthy meals. Class attendees will work together to prepare two meals that they will then share with all attending. All attendees will receive recipes complete with nutrition analysis to take home to serve with family and friends.
**Fall semester events for Vandy Cooks will be released in mid-August 2017
Demonstration Kitchen Reservations
Are you looking for a fun and creative way to host a meeting or celebrate with your group? Cooking is a great way to gather with friends and colleagues to team build. The Demonstration Kitchen is available to reserve for current students, faculty and staff.
For more information about reserving the Demonstration Kitchen or the Vandy Cooks program, please contact:
Marilyn Holmes, MS, RDN, LDN
Direct Line: (615) 343-2638