Healthy Cooking Just for You

Course InstructorKen Grogg is the Executive Chef for the University of St. Thomas.  He joined the UST staff in February 2010, and is a seasoned veteran of the food industry.  He was born in Indiana and grew up in Illinois.  He came to Minnesota to go to a French culinary school, and has cooked at commercial restaurants (such as Bennigans) as well as at corporate venues.  He spent 12 years as the chef at the governor’s mansion during the terms of Governors Rudy Perpich, Arne Carlson and Jesse Ventura.  Most recently, he was the manager of product development for Caribou Coffee and a caterer for private clients and companies such as United Health Group and American Express. 

Course Information:  Wednesday Evenings, April 24-May 8, 2013 (3 sessions), 7:30-9:00 p.m., Anderson Student Center, The View (2nd Floor), UST St. Paul Campus

Course Description:  During this three week course, Chef Ken Grogg will showcase culinary techniques to help support a healthy diet using recipes created for one or two.  Cooking demonstrations, menu planning methods, and even shopping tips will be discussed in this fully interactive and lively course.

Registration fee for the series:  $40.00 per person

To register on-line with a credit card, click on this linkhttps://webapp.stthomas.edu/eventregistration/UST/register.jsp?eventcrn=A5786

To register by check or cash through the mail or in-person, click on this link for the registration formSpring 2013 Registration Form

Link to campus map:  St. Paul Campus Map

Class References

Links to sites covered in Week 1:

Healthy Cooking for 1 or 2  Mayo Clinic Staff  http://www.mayoclinic.com/healthy/healthy-cooking

MyPlate USDA website  2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans    http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

Dr. Weil’s anti-inflamatory Food Pyramid   http://www.drweil.com/drw/ecs/pyramid/press-foodpyramid.html

How to Store Herbs and Spices   http://www.eatright.org/public/content

Recipes for one or two    http://www.eatingwell.com