Healthy Cooking and Tasting: Summer Flavors Class
Following the popularity of our prior cooking demonstrations for healthy eating, Dignity Health - St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), invites community members to learn how to prepare a delectable summer meal with-a-nutritious twist. Allow doctors and chefs to show you the benefits of using alternate nourishing BBQ recipes and explain why it’s a good fit for your heart. Register now for this fun and free culinary experience! Friends and family members are also welcome to join this educational and tasting experience.
This one-hour class will be held on Thursday, June 7 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Conference Center on the Garden Level, at St. John’s Regional Medical Center (1600 N. Rose Ave. in Oxnard, CA 93030).
“You will discover how tasty healthy foods and new recipes with seasonings can be, for you and your family,” said Suzanne Soppe, RSM, Health Educator at St. John’s Regional Medical Center. “The opportunity for our participants to learn from this cooking demonstration encourages a healthier lifestyle, while also being fun and informative.”
This summer session will introduce alternate flavors to salt and why it matters. Attendees will also learn about tasty food options that increase fiber and that are low in fat, plus other cooking techniques.
This event is organized by our Community Health Education Department, Food and Nutrition Services, and physicians. It will be presented by experts from the SJRMC staff:
• Manoj Khatore, MD, Cardiologist
• Maria Kokkinides, DO, Internal Medicine
• Matthew Schantz, Hospital Chef
Because space is limited, guests are encouraged to reserve their spot by calling (805) 988-2865. Registration is required to attend the class.
If anyone in the media would like to attend this event for a feature or to take photos, please contact Arrate Zavala in the Marketing Communications Department at (805) 988-2751.