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Class Descriptions and Flyers

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Lunchtime Demos

Stop by during a lunch or dinner break for a quick, 25-minute informative nutrition lecture and food demonstration.

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4 for $10

Healthy cooking class for people on a budget. Learn how to prepare a meal for a family of four for only $10. Easy, quick and inexpensive!

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Cooking Skills 101

Whether you are a novice or proficient cook this class teaches basic skills that will help you navigate the kitchen with ease and speed. From the prefect diced onion to homemade pasta, you can build the confidence to make anything!

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Guest Programming

Each month the Demo Kitchen will open its glass wall to invite guest chefs, and food enthusiasts to present a culinary demonstration.

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Family Fun with Food

Bring the kids to the Demo Kitchen and learn how to prepare healthy meals the whole family will love.

Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery Prep

Before undergoing weight-loss surgery you want to be ready. Learn about the 5 diet stages for weight-loss surgery and meet others considering surgery. Sponsored by the BMC Bariatric Weight-Loss Surgery Team.

Bariatric Food for Life

Learn how to maintain your weight loss after bariatric weight loss surgery by preparing healthy meals and tips on how to manage the new you.

Cancer Survivors!

Class focuses on nutrition to help someone during treatment and recovery to feel better, maintain their energy, recover more quickly, and stay stronger.

Cooking for Recovery

In memory of Spencer Streetman
Chef, friend, brother, and son
Spencer’s passion for cooking inspired the Cooking in Recovery class at BMC

Healthy Hearts

Discover ways to cut the fat and lower salt without sacrificing taste or spending all day in the kitchen.

Diabetic Cooking Essentials

Eating healthful meals is an essential part of managing diabetes. Learn how to prepare delicious "diabetic-friendly" meals for yourself or a loved one with diabetes.

Healthy Cooking for People with Disabilities

Patients and caregivers learn how to cook using specialized cooking tools and techniques.

Mattapan Adult Day Health Program

On-site class at BMC's Margret H. Shea Adult Day Health Program provides support for frail elderly and disabled adults.

Pediatric Super Snack Station

Children and their caretakers get an opportunity to make a healthy snack while waiting for their doctor visit.

SNAAC (Student Nutrition Awareness and Action Council)

Founded in 2009 to give Boston University medical students an understanding of culinary medicine through a variety of education and extracurricular projects. SNAAC's goal is to provide medical students with the awareness that nutrition impacts health status.

SNAP! Healthy Home Cooking

Learn the skills to be self-sufficient in the kitchen using nutritional, budget-friendly ingredients.

SUPER Kids and SUPER Teens

Kids, teens and their families are encouraged to Shape UP and Eat Right (SUPER) in this interactive cooking class. The class is part of a medical research project sponsored by the BMC Endocrinology, Nutrition and Weight Loss Management Department and Pediatric Cardiology Department Fit4You Program.

Weight Management

Maintain weight loss goals by preparing healthy meals that are delicious and satisfying using whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and lean protein.