With Chef Laura Pole

Easy Meal Prep Cancer Caregivers Chef Laura Pole Smith Center

Have you been trying to figure out how to help your loved one who has cancer?   How about preparing healing nourishing delicious meals for them?  Join Chef Laura Pole to learn tips on making this loving act fun and easy.  You’ll learn how to make nutritious snacks as well as make-ahead dishes that are ready to reheat or freeze.  You’ll learn how  your presence during food preparation and  at mealtimes is a healing gift for your loved one.   Come ready to learn, ready to eat and ready to have fun!

October 28th 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.