Join Bastyr University culinary instructor Fernanda Larson, MS, CN for this six-week program that will teach you the basics of whole-food nutrition and food preparation based on Bastyr’s nutrition degree programs.
This certificate program is ideal for the home cook or personal cook/restaurant sous chef that would like to learn and integrate whole-food nutrition education and preparation skills into their current techniques. No prerequisites required - only a passion to learn how to prepare healthy, whole-food based meals. Minimum age: 16.
Each two-hour class is held on a Saturday for six consecutive weeks. The class dates for 2018 are: February 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17.
By the end of this program, you will have the basic skills needed to shop and prepare nutritious meals with whole foods. This course includes:
Detailed information on the courses are below.
About the Instructor
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. 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, and L’Chaim Magazine, and on NBC7 San Diego News and Channel 6's Wake Up San Diego program.
General Public: $400
Bastyr Students/Alumni: $375
The certificate program fee includes recipes from each class and a Certificate of Completion once all courses for the certificate are completed.
Week 1 - Whole Foods Kitchen Fundamentals
Week 2 - Creating a Healthy Chef's Pantry
Week 3 - Fats, Oils and Whole Grains
Week 4 - Protein Focus
Week 5 - Liquid Nutrition and Wholesome Sweets
Week 6 - Creating Balanced Meals
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. Participants are allowed to make up one missed class during the next scheduled certificate program.