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Demonstration Kitchen

The Demonstration Kitchen strives to make cooking accessible to everyone, by demonstrating delicious recipes and menus that are quick, easy and affordable.  We provide a variety of demonstrations and programs, in order to accommodate varying interests, ages, and abilities.  Our Student Cooking Instructors will provide you with nutrition information, culinary techniques, and food sanitation guidelines.  You will also have the opportunity to sample the dishes prepared during the demonstration you attend.  Recipes cards are provided, and all of our recipes are listed on the Purdue Rec Sports Pinterest Page.   

Cooking Instructor Preparation Course

Are you passionate about cooking and nutrition?  Do you want to share that passion with others? 

The Cooking Instructor Preparation program is an intensive course that will provide in-depth information on cooking, nutrition, food sanitation, public speaking and more.  This course serves as a prerequisite for working as a Cooking Instructor in the CoRec Demonstration Kitchen.

Cost: Students and DRS Members $120, Non-members $150

Registration: Registraion is now closed. 

Class Dates: January 27-April 23, 2015

Class Days and Times: The Spring 2015 class will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3-5pm

This course requires a substantial time commitment from all participants. Academic credit is not earned, however, the workload is equivalent to a 3 credit academic course. Participants are advised to be mindful of other commitments when registering for the course.

This class is offered every Spring Semester. For questions about the course, please contact Tricia Tort at 765.494.0109 or ttort@purdue.edu