With Chef Laura Pole

Whether you’re in the midst of cancer treatment, restoring your health or maintaining your healthy lifestyle changes, now is a good time to bring healthy eating into your life.    And, Chef Laura Pole says “Timing is Everything”:   the season of the year, the time of day, the timing of your treatments and activities in relation to eating,  the time you give to planning,  eating and enjoying your food, the benefits of spending time with others while sharing a meal . . .  Come join Chef Laura for this fun and fascinating class where you’ll learn about eating seasonal foods, saving  time and energy on food preparation, eating in harmony with your body’s natural rhythms, and having a good  time preparing and eating a delicious meal with your classmates.

August 26th from 11:00am – 2:00pm

Our programs are based on suggested donation, and are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.

About Laura Pole
Laura Pole, RN, MSN, comes with a diverse educational background including a Masters degree in nursing, chef certification and professional music training. For over 20 years, she has been merging her careers as a health supportive chef, professional musician, oncology clinical nurse specialist, and a palliative care educator. Laura serves Smith Center in several ways: Director of Nourishment Education Programs, Director of Professional Trainings in Culinary Translation and Co-Creator/Coordinator of Patient Navigation Trainings. Laura is also on faculty for the nationally acclaimed Cancer Fighting Kitchen workshops.

 

With Chef Cathryn Pethick

Don’t turn up the heat! Summer, as we well know, is the season of heat and light, shared by the qualities of Fire, or Pitta Dosha. In this Ayurveda-inspired cooking class, we’ll explore ways to soothe and balance summer’s excess heat with foods that emphasize sweet, astringent and bitter tastes. Bring your favorite knife and apron for this hands-on creative cool cooking class menu!

  • Saturday, July 29th from 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Our programs are open to the community, and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone.