Whole Food Nutrition & Culinary Certificate (NUTRITION - 17COOK-SD02)

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February 10 2018 10:00:00 PST   through   March 17 2018 12:00:00 PST
4110 Sorrento Valley Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92121

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Phone: 425-602-3349
General Public $ 400.00
Bastyr Students/Alumni $ 375.00
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Learn the basics of whole-food cooking in this fun and educational program taught by Bastyr culinary instructor, Fernanda Larson, MS, CN. Course dates: Feb. 10, 17, 24, Mar. 3, 10 & 17 2018 Course Times: 10:00am - 12:00pm

This six-week certificate program will teach you the basics of whole-food nutrition and food preparation based on the Bastyr University nutrition degree programs.

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By the end of this program, you will have the basic skills needed to shop and prepare nutritious meals with whole foods.
You receive the following:

  • Basic knife skills including vegetables cuts used in gourmet food preparation
  • Wholesome cooking techniques including blanching, roasting, streaming, and pressure cooking
  • Instruction on how to:
    • Select, store, and cook with healthy oils and fats, organic produce, and health animal and plant-based proteins
    • Substitute and complement proteins
    • Make vegetable and bone broths and use them in recipes
    • Source, select, cook, and bake with wholesome sweeteners
    • Bake with wholesome flours, including gluten-free baking instruction and recipes
    • Introduction to fermentation and how to incorporate cultured foods in menus
    • Guide to creating balanced meals

Class schedule

Classes will be held Saturday mornings from 10am - Noon on six consecutive Saturdays. 
Course dates: Feb. 10, 17, 24, Mar. 3, 10 & 17 2018 

Cancellation and refund policy

Refunds will be granted with a minimum written notice of 14-days.
Bastyr reserves the right to cancel courses with insufficient enrollment, in which case a full refund will be granted to those registered.
No refunds will be granted for participants once the six-week program has begun but participants are allowed to make up one missed class during the next scheduled certificate program.

Instructor Bio

Fernanda Larson MS, CN, is adjunct nutrition faculty at Bastyr University California. She received her Master of Science in nutrition from Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington, the largest and most respected natural health arts & sciences university in the U.S. Her award-winning cooking programs have reached thousands of curious chefs of all ages through her San Diego culinary classes, including programs for the Del Mar School District and e3 Civic High School.

She has been featured in the Del Mar Times, The Coast News, North County Kids Magazine, Red Tricycle San Diego, Mommy’s Guide to San Diego, L’Chaim Magazine, on NBC7 San Diego News and on Channel 6's Wake Up San Diego program.