Cooking Events - A Tasteful Place

Cooking Events at A Tasteful Place hone your skills in the kitchen. Events begin October 9, and the edible display garden opens with on October 3, 2017.

Daily and Weekly Activities for A Tasteful Place

El Centro College Cooking Connection

Presented by El Centro College

Beginning Monday, October 9, 10 –11 a.m., The Test Pavilion

Free to Garden Guests - Preregistration required: Click Here

Taught by instructors from a nationally recognized culinary school, participate in a cooking demonstration designed to refine kitchen skills showcasing seasonal produce found in A Tasteful Place. Free to garden guests, thanks to El Centro College, a part of Dallas County Community College District. Check the website regularly for weekly topics.

Healthy Eating Series

Presented by UTSW Medical School

Saturdays, 10 a.m.–11 a.m., Beginning October 7, The Test Pavilion

Free to Garden Guests - Preregistration required: Click Here

Members of UT Southwestern’s School of Health Professions, in connection with the Center for Human Nutrition, offer nutrition presentations on a variety of topics. Here is a list of the upcoming presentations

  • Oct. 7 -“Cultivating an Antioxidant-Rich Palate: How to Enjoy Nature’s Healthiest Foods” - Jo Ann Carson, Ph.D., RDN, LD, Professor, Clinical Nutrition
  • Oct. 14 -“Fighting Cancer from Your Kitchen” - Alicia Gilmore, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC, Faculty Associate, Clinical Nutrition
  • Oct. 21 -“Maximizing Flavor Using Mediterranean Herbs” - Susan Rodder, RDN, LD, Assistant Professor, Clinical Nutrition
  • Oct. 28 -“The Gluten-Free Diet Craze: Friend or Foe?” - Michelle Pearlman, M.D. Fellow, Internal Medicine
  • Nov. 4 -“Eating Your Way to a Healthy Home for Your Microbiome” - Lona Sandon, Ph.D., RDN, LD, Assistant Professor, Clinical Nutrition

Free of charge to garden guests thanks to the generosity of UTSW Medical School.

Family Fun in the Kitchen

Presented by TasteBuds Kitchen, Southlake

Sunday, October 8, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., The Test Pavilion: Cupcakes Galore (ages 5-8)

Monday, November 20, 1-3 p.m., The Test Pavilion: Viva Italia Pasta Party (ages 9-12)

Class size is limited. Adults $15, Youth $10

This endowed quarterly series encourages parents (or grandparents) to spend coveted non-screen time with the younger generation. Hands-on classes are geared to children ages 5 to 12 and an accompanying adult. Class size is limited. Adults $15, Youth $10 (does not include garden admission). Online registration will be available soon.

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