Cook Well. Eat Well. Live Well.

The Samford Wellness Kitchen offers classes to the Birmingham community. Run by Samford’s Department of Nutrition and Dietetics in the School of Public Health, participants will learn from registered dietitians and chefs, garnering skills and knowledge that will help them prepare healthy and delicious meals.

All classes take place in the College of Health Science’s Food Production Labs, which were formerly the Southern Living Test Kitchens. A participant notebook with all recipes and nutrition information is provided for reference.

If you do not see a class that you were expecting to be available check back soon as classes are added as they become available. You can also reach us by email.

Cooking Classes for the Birmingham Community

Community Class: Cook Well, Eat Well, Live Well
Thursdays, 6-8:30 p.m., Oct. 28-Nov. 18
Samford University College of Health Sciences
Cost: $140
In this 4-week class, participants will prepare a variety of recipes and discover that healthy cooking is easier than they think. Participants will receive training in basic culinary techniques such as knife skills, learn about key nutrients and explore how different ethnic cuisines can help prevent disease and lead to good health. All classes will be taught by registered dietitians and chefs and will include recipe sampling. Instructional materials, ingredients and recipes will be included. Space is available for 16 participants.

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Sonthe Burge
Part-time Instructor
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Clara Darling, M.S., RDN, LD
Instructor, Food Labs, and Director, Wellness Kitchen
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
Office: 1613 CHS Building 1
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Katie Ghossein
Samford Wellness Kitchen
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Jessica Ivey
Samford Wellness Kitchen
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Andrea Kirkland
Samford Wellness Kitchen
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Laura Zapalowski
Samford Wellness Kitchen