Past Events

A partial list of organizations where I was guest chef, taught cooking classes, or given presentations & lectures to, since 2006. Aero PrecisionAetnaA10 NetworksAlpha and OmegaApple, Inc.American Association of University WomanAnthemAny Event LLCBB & TBrentwood Agricultural Land TrustBlackberry, IncCalifornia Academy of SciencesCalifornia Dietetic Association – Trends in Nutrition 2010California Farmer’s Market AssociationCA Representative Wilma ChanCenter… continue reading

Inflammation Be Gone

“How many of you suffer from inflammation?” This is the first question asked to students of the class, Inflammation be Gone. There are over 100 different types of inflammation, including the most common inflammatory arthritis. Since we all have different reactions to outside influences such as food, and different triggers to pain, it’s hard for… continue reading

Corporate Taste Tests

For on-the-go offices where employees have a shorter amount of time to learn, a themed taste test works well. This was the best structure for the 8 X 8 offices that housed many sales people. We did a number of themes throughout 2019 including… Veggie Burger Taste Test New Sugars Taste Test Decorate Your Own… continue reading

Cooking at the Market 2019

This is our third season of farmers market cook classes designed to teach people fun, easy ways to use foods bought at the Portola Valley market, and from our local sponsors. DECEMBER Home for the Holidays Sponsor: Bianchini’s Market Class today combined many products found at the farmers market and today’s sponsor, Bianchini’s market, into… continue reading

Building Blocks of Delicious, Healthy Cooking

Building Blocks of Delicious, Healthy Cooking is a 3-class series featuring vegetables, whole grains and clean protein. Each class builds on the other, and at the end of the series you’ve gained the knowledge to put quickly prepare tasty, healthful meals with foods you already have on hand. Eat More Vegetables – Class #1 Eat… continue reading