Fall Cook Class with CUESA


CUESA is the world-class nonprofit that runs the San Francisco Ferry Building Farmers Market, and sponsors weekly cooking classes held at the market taught by local chefs. We did two dishes in class today, including Pomegranate Molasses Sparkler. A combination of ingredients such as fresh pomegranate juice, pomegranate molasses, vodka and sparkling water. The second… continue reading

Appy Hour with Portola Valley Schools


Portola Valley Unified brought us in for 2 hands on Appy Hour classes, a chance for teachers and administrators to get together and have fun. Both classes had 3 hands-on stations. Here’s the photos from class #1   People enjoyed assembling & grilling their own masterpieces.   And the results were delicious! Standing Devils with… continue reading

City of Palo Alto – Food Waste Reduction Series


In attempts to rescue 3000 tons of food scrap waste per year, the City of Palo Alto embarked on a 2015 corporate campaign to teach businesses how to reduce food scrap waste. We went to a number of local companies teaching Leftover Makeover, and Fabulous Dishes, No Recipes Required. Here are a few… At Medallia,… continue reading

Stanford Hospital Employee Health Fair


Healthy Taste of Living 2014  2500 people showed up! One Healthy Taste of Living please! We made 5 dishes at the fair. Here’s breakfast from 7 AM – 10:30 AM. Also served for breakfast. A real winner! Now onto quick dinner options from 10:30 – 4PM Another dinner option – serve with beef, chicken or… continue reading

Adobe Food Matters to Health Week


“A huge THANK YOU for your presentation.  It was a pleasure having you!  We heard some great feedback from employees – they are more than energized to use your teachings for healthy, fun, home cooking.”  K. Wong, Adobe Welcome to Adobe and their Leed-certified Park Avenue building in San Jose, CA   Today’s topic Abobe… continue reading

Snack Attack! at Apple


We had a great wellness class at Apple this week. Thanks to Susan and the Apple dietitians for the invite, and everyone else who worked on Snack Attack!,  just one of the classes I offer. For the best in corporate wellness entertainment, please keep me in mind if you are building a diverse wellness program,… continue reading