Green Cooking

July 13-17, 2020 | 10 am-Noon & 1-3 pm

Living in the Bay Area, we are surrounded by a seasonal bounty of foods. Help your family make the most of your surroundings by learning to think critically and creatively about the food you eat. Learn to incorporate whole, natural and local foods into everyday cooking. Students will learn to understand the foundations of healthy food and eating—why something is good and how to use it.

The Bay Area offers a plethora of projects and field trips that will inspire and educate students about ways to support a sustainable, nutritious, practical and delicious diet. The class will visit farmers’ markets, professional kitchens and green grocery stores. In addition, SHC is proud to partner with the Epicurian Group this summer for our Green Cooking Course. The Epicurian Group is a food-service management company headquartered in Northern California and dedicated to sustainable dining.

Working behind the scenes at the Ellis Cafe, SHC's state-of-the-art commercial kitchen, students will learn about food prep, refine their knife skills, and practice various cooking techniques. Students will additionally assist in the preparation and service of our daily lunch program for Summer Institute participants.

Cost: $150
Ages: Students entering 5th and 6th grades in the fall of 2020

Instructor: Christine Buell
Christine Buell is the Assistant Principal for Student Life at SHC, overseeing all cocurricular programs including SHC’s Athletics and Visual and Performing Arts programs. She also teaches SHC’s online AP Art History course. As a mother of two who values nutrition and a self-proclaimed “foodie,” Ms. Buell has taught several cooking classes at SHC. 

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