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Cooking Classes

During our free cooking classes, you'll learn how to prepare delicious and healthy dishes. Our classes are for all skill levels. No cooking experience required.

Register for a Class

Sign up under Groups/Workshops on MyHealthSpace at least a week before the class you want to take. If the class is full, you will be added to the waiting list and notified if a spot opens up. 

Cost: Free
Length: 60 to 90 minutes
Where: The Center for Well-Being Demonstration Kitchen
Equipment Needed: None! We provide all utensils and ingredients.

Participants with food allergies should contact the Outreach Dietitian at least 48 hours prior to class time at 803.777.0742. Please note that those who do not attend will be charged a $10 no-show fee unless providing adequate notice.*

*If you are no longer able to attend, please avoid the no-show fee by removing yourself from the class via MyHealthSpace or by contacting Student Health Services at 803-777-8283 at least 48 hours prior to the start of class.  

 

Spring Classes

 

Dorm Room Dining
February 7
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being

Join us to prepare meals and snacks that can be made in a residence hall! You’ll also learn some easy tips for nutritious meals and snacks on-the-go.

Registration open January 16

 

Sweetheart Brunch
February 14
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being

Calling all couples interested in a unique activity to enjoy!  Whether it’s your first date, you’re trying to keep things with bae going into the spring, or you want to try something new with your bestie, we have you covered with some fun V-day recipes. We’ll also add spice with a discussion about love, sex and relationships, led by one of our health educators.

Registration opens January 28

 

Warm Winter Foods
February 20
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being

Need something to warm you up after those cold days? Come learn some hearty and delicious recipes to make during the chilly winter months. We’ll also talk about batch cooking and freezing meals so you can cook once and enjoy again!

Registration opens January 28 

 

The Power of Plants

March 6
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being

Meatless meals can be a great option for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike! We’ll also discuss some ways that eating more plants can help your health, your wallet and the environment. Note that recipes may not be vegan.

Registration opens January 28

 

National Nutrition Month: Food for Fuel
March 21
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being

March is National Nutrition Month, so we’re focusing on the most important meal of the day – breakfast! Join us to make some energizing breakfast recipes to get you through the day. We’ll also talk about how healthy meals and snacks throughout the day can help you perform your best.

Registration opens January 28


Make Your Own Take Out
March 27
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being

Love take out but looking for a lighter version? Join us to learn how to make some of your favorite restaurant foods in your own kitchen, and to talk about how cooking more at home can help improve your health!

Registration opens January 28

 

Savoring Spring
April 11
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being

Celebrate the first signs of spring by learning recipes that feature seasonal produce! You’ll also go home with some tips for eating more “local” foods. 

Registration opens January 28

 

Serve up Some Self-Care
April 18
5-6:30 p.m.
Demonstration Kitchen, Center for Health and Well-Being

As the semester wraps up, the growing to-do lists can add a lot of stress to your plate. Join us to prepare some creative versions of comfort foods and learn about the impact of good nutrition on your overall well-being.

Registration opens January 28