Demonstration Kitchen

Looking for some new recipe ideas? Join us for a monthly series of fresh, healthy, interactive cooking classes. The Department of Nutrition Science will be feature a variety of recipes for all taste buds! All classes will include instruction, hands-on cooking, tasting of all recipes, and a recipe booklet to take home.

Each class is $20 and open to the public. Registration is required by clicking here.

For more information, contact class coordinator, Jessica Illingworth (  

Classes will be held 5:30-7:00 p.m. in Lyles-Porter Hall Demo Kitchen, Room 1107. Parking is available in the Harrison Street Parking Garage attached to Lyles-Porter Hall.  Please take a ticket upon entry and ask the Demonstration Leader to validate it before you leave.  

Please note, you must be 18 years or older to attend a workshop.

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January 16th:  Soups and Stews to Keep You Warm
Participants must be over 18.

January 30th:  Freezer Friendly Meals
Participants must be over 18.

February 13th:  Bring on the Pizza!
Participants must be over 18.

February 27th:  "Pass the Salad, Please!"
Participants must be over 18.

March 6th: Budget Bites
Participants must be over 18.

March 20th:  SUPERFOODS
Participants must be over 18.

April 3rd:  Burgers and Fries with a Twist
Participants must be over 18.

April 17th: Let's Plan a Picnic
Participants must be over 18.

The Demonstration Kitchen can be reserved by Purdue students, faculty, staff, and members of our surrounding community. Anyone interested in reserving the kitchen should complete the Reservation Form and email a copy to Rachel Clark ( For more information on pricing and policies, click here.

Have an idea for a class you would like us to offer? Want to create a customized class for your group? We always welcome fresh ideas and fresh faces to our kitchen! Please contact Rachel with suggestions or to learn more about customizable options.

Department of Nutrition Science, 700 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2059(765) 494-8228, Fax: (765) 494-0674

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