The Food Evolution Cooking Classes

We teach students the general knowledge and skills necessary to shop for, prepare, and serve healthy and beautiful meals.


Cooking with the Seasons and Chef Marcella!

Date: Friday June 3, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Price: $75.00

Available Spaces

Marcella Guglielmo, Graduate of NGI (The Natural Gourmet Institute) and one of our favorite Chefs graces The Food Evolution once again to share her passion for health supportive cooking! You will come away feeling inspired to continue down the road of healthy eating after creating the delicious recipes in this fun and informative class!

Menu:                                                                                                                                      Baked Cod with Zesty Pumpkin Seed Pesto                                                                               Wild Rice Pilaf                                                                                                                             Sautéed Collards with Portabello Mushrooms                                                                          Sweet & Spicy Broiled Grapefruit with a Dollop of Coconut Cream

Private Event

Date: Wednesday June 8, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Price: $75.00

Available Spaces

The Food Evolution will be hosting a Private Invitation Only Event.

Please check our calendar for upcoming classes!

Every Shade of Gorgeous - Ladies Night Out with Roseann Lettieri of Arbonne International

Date: Thursday June 9, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free Event

Available Spaces

Every Shade of Gorgeous                                                                                                            Ladies Night Out!  Makeup and Margaritas!                                                                       Roseann Lettieri ,  Arbonne International Consultant presents an evening introducing a product line of makeup from this botanically inspired line of beauty products.

The focus will be on Arbonne's line of makeup products which have beauty and skincare benefits!  All products are vegan and free of parabens.

 

Register for this free event for a night of fun!

 
 
 

Sushi & Stir Fry: Couple's Cooking

Date: Saturday June 11, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Price: $175.00

Available Spaces

Come and see why people are saying we are the best Saturday night date night around! Learn how to turn your kitchen into an exciting, oriental dinner date that will make every evening special while exploring the culture and flavor of the Orient! You are welcome to bring a bottle of wine. We'll provide the fun, the food and the good conversation.

Sample Menu:

Traditional Miso Soup
Cucumber Avocado Sushi Rolls with Steamed Shrimp
Chicken Vegetable Stir Fry with Brown Ginger Glaze
Almond Cookies Dipped in Dark Chocolate

Farmers Market Dinner Menu

Date: Monday June 13, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Price: $85.00

Available Spaces

If local, organic and sustainable food means something to you, you will love this class! Farmers Market Season is in full swing and we will discuss the nutritional benefits of seasonal eating while preparing delicious seasonal picks at the peak of their ripeness. You will be amazed at what beautiful vegetables can be grown in your own backyard! And we'll be pairing these delicious accompaniments with tasty, flavorful scallops!

Private Invitation Class - Cooking with Friends and Family!

Date: Wednesday June 15, 2016

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Price: $75.00

Available Spaces

Dinner Menu:

Cucumber Avocado Salsa with Hemp Seed over Arugula                                     Mediterranean Lentil Burgers with Homemade Ketchup                                                 Thyme Scented Yam Chips                                                                                                     Creamy Dark Chocolate Pudding

 

Instructor: Diane Hoch

Hands-On Cooking Class
Gluten Free/Dairy Free/Vegan

Vegetarian Delights!

Date: Thursday June 16, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Price: $75.00

Available Spaces

 

Whether you are a vegetarian or not, this class offers dishes that will WOW the crowd!  Let's face it, a plant-based diet supports your health, so fill up that plate with new recipes that will make you feel great! Remember, it's all about "adding in" nutritious, health supportive foods into your daily diet - and of course having a great time too!http://thefoodevolution.com/wordpress/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wordpress/img/trans.gif

Menu:
Zucchini Pasta with Red Marinara
Butter Bean and Vegetable Saute w/Smoke Picante Paprika
Seasoned Lentil and Arugula Salad 
Minty Melon Balls with a sweet Ginger Reduction
 
 
Instructor: Diane HochHands-On Cooking Class Gluten Free/Dairy Free/Vegan

Guest Chef Rich LaMarita Presents Ayurveda: Eliminating Ama, Strengthening Agni, developing Ojas

Date: Saturday June 25, 2016

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Price: $125.00

Available Spaces

 Join us as we Welcome Chef Rich LaMarita to teach at The Food Evolution!

A practitioner of Ayurveda for 30 years, Chef Richard LaMarita, Chef Instructor at the Natural Gourmet Institute in NYC joins us for a class introducing the basic concepts of Ayurveda and the Ayurvedic diet.

Ayurveda is a 5000 - year old knowledge on health and life that contains theory and practices for strengthening digestion (agni), eliminating toxins (ama) from the body and awakening our innate intelligence (ojas) in the body and mind.

The class will include a hands – on cooking session where we will prepare a summer Ayurvedic Indian meal together.

The menu will include:

Ojas Elixir —  (Fresh cashew milk based)

Sev Puri (Indian Salad) — Broccoli, Apple, radish, Sprouts, Chutneys, Sev

Fennel – Scented paratha Frankie (Indian Style Wrap) —Roasted Shiitakes, Curried Eggplant, Russian Kale

Sweet Onion Curry

Coconut Green Beans

Mung Dahl

Fresh Panir

Roast Apricots with Cardamom Syrup

Ginger Whipped Cream

 

Cooking with the Seasons: Vegetarian

Date: Wednesday June 29, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Price: $75.00

Available Spaces

Wondering how you can incorporate more plant based energy foods into your life with some vegetarian meals? We'll show you how! Savor seasonal picks at the peak of their ripeness and see how wonderful you will feel after eating organic fruits and vegetables! Using the principles of Ayurveda, we will discuss the nutritional benefits of the foods we prepare and of seasonal eating with a vegetarian focus. Our meals will be easy to prepare and out of this world delicious!

Seasonal Summer Dinner Party

Date: Wednesday July 6, 2016

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Price: $75.00

Available Spaces

Summer is a great time to find a light, healthy, and delicious new dinner menus.  For those of you who want to eat healthy, but don't necessarily have as much time as you would like to make it happen, this is a great class.  Join us and we can teach you how to make it possible! Whether the party is for your family or inviting others as well, this is a great party menu!

Menu:

 
Farm Fresh Greens with a Creamy Avocado Dressing
Red Quinoa Crunch Salad with Fresh Herbs
Lime and Cilantro Marinated Shrimp Skewars
Grilled Pineapple Rounds with a hint of Ginger & Grapefruit

Food and Mood : Healthy Kids Initiative - Ages 13-16 Class #1

Date: Monday July 11, 2016

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Price: $399.00

Available Spaces

Processed foods and sugar are detrimental to our wellbeing.  The Food and Mood  Programs are designed to teach about whole foods ingredients and recipes and understand how the foods we eat relates to our health and how we feel on a daily basis.   The focus of our Healthy Kids Initiative is to nourish and empower children to connect with healthy food by participating in the kitchen.

Join Chef's and Instructors Diane Hoch and Marcella Guglielmo for the Food and Mood Healthy Kids Initiative with a focus on Anxiety and Stress.  This program will teach children to feel good about themselves inside and out.  Getting kids involved with preparing their food makes a huge difference in their willingness to try new things!                                                                    This 8 Week Cooking Program is designed to support and overcome the obstacles causing anxiety and stress.  Includes hands on cooking, nutrition and eating psychology education.  ( See Chef's Bio's for their training and information)

Classes are 1 1/2 hours in length   All menu's are Gluten, Dairy, Corn, and Soy Free. We can work with food allergies as well.

Week 1:  Mon. July 11  Getting to Know You - On the Menu -  Oatmeal and other breakfast options                                                                                                                            Week 2: Mon. July 18  Eating Our Emotions - On the Menu - Roasted Red Pepper Hummus and Canellini Bean Dip                                                                                               Week 3: Mon. July 25 Developing Positive Self Care Strategies - On the Menu - Massaged Kale Salad and Kale Chips                                                                                      Week 4: Mon. August 1  Balanced Thinking - On the Menu - Colorful Chickpea Salad and roasted Chickpea Crunchies                                                                                                           Week 5: Mon. August 8  Cook, Breathe, and Relax! - On the Menu - Coconut Quinoa and Vegetable Saute with Roasted Carrot Fries                                                                                              Week 6: Mon. August 15  Empowerment - On the Menu - Brown Jasmine Rice and Black Bean Saute with Garlic Roasted Broccoli                                                                                                       Week 7: Mon. August 22  Review and Self Reflection - On the Menu - Colorful Lentil Salad over greens with a homemade dressing                                                                                 Week 8: Mon. August 29  Guilt Free Eating - On the Menu - Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies and Almond Butter Brownies

Cost :  $399 for the 8 classes

Food and Mood : Healthy Kids Initiative - Ages 8-12 Class #1

Date: Monday July 11, 2016

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Price: $399.00

Available Spaces

Processed foods and sugar are detrimental to our wellbeing.  The Food and Mood  Programs are designed to teach about whole foods ingredients and recipes and understand how the foods we eat relates to our health and how we feel on a daily basis.   The focus of our Healthy Kids Initiative is to nourish and empower children to connect with healthy food by participating in the kitchen.

Join Chef's and Instructors Diane Hoch and Marcella Guglielmo for the Food and Mood Healthy Kids Initiative with a focus on Anxiety and Stress.  This program will teach children to feel good about themselves inside and out.  Getting kids involved with preparing their food makes a huge difference in their willingness to try new things!                                                                    This 8 Week Cooking Program is designed to support and overcome the obstacles causing anxiety and stress.  Includes hands on cooking, nutrition and eating psychology education.  ( See Chef's Bio's for their training and information)

Classes are 1 1/2 hours in length   All menu's are Gluten, Dairy, Corn, and Soy Free. We can work with food allergies as well.

Week 1:  Mon. July 11  Getting to Know You - On the Menu -  Oatmeal and other breakfast options                                                                                                                            Week 2: Mon. July 18 Eating Our Emotions - On the Menu - Roasted Red Pepper Hummus and Canellini Bean Dip                                                                                               Week 3: Mon. July 25  Developing Positive Self Care Strategies - On the Menu - Massaged Kale Salad and Kale Chips                                                                                      Week 4: Mon. August 1  Balanced Thinking - On the Menu - Colorful Chickpea Salad and roasted Chickpea Crunchies                                                                                                           Week 5: Mon. August 8  Cook, Breathe, and Relax! - On the Menu - Coconut Quinoa and Vegetable Saute with Roasted Carrot Fries                                                                                              Week 6: Mon. August 15  Empowerment - On the Menu - Brown Jasmine Rice and Black Bean Saute with Garlic Roasted Broccoli                                                                                                       Week 7: Mon. August 22  Review and Self Reflection - On the Menu - Colorful Lentil Salad over greens with a homemade dressing                                                                                 Week 8: Mon. August 29  Guilt Free Eating - On the Menu - Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies and Almond Butter Brownies

Cost :  $399 for the 8 classes

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