Cooking for Health with Moosewood Restaurant
David Hirsch has been involved with the famed Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, New York, since 1976. An avid gardener as well as a cook, David is the author of the Moosewood Restaurant Kitchen Garden, which…
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Early summer is a great time to enjoy the bounty of a new season. This class focuses on dishes that are not only delicious and easy to prepare, but also reflect the latest thinking on good nutrition.
David Hirsch has been involved with Moosewood for more than 30 years and found that cooking for both health and pleasure made the creation of the Moosewood Restaurant cookbooks a wonderful experience. He looks forward to sharing a full spectrum of menu offerings with dishes that are globally inspired and adventurous (but not difficult)—including vegan, gluten-free, and eclectic choices.
Rather than hands-on cooking, this program features cooking demonstrations and discussions. Come expand your repertoire of healthy meals, increase your confidence in the kitchen, and savor the opportunity to enjoy all of the foods prepared in class.
Recommended reading Moosewood Collective, Moosewood Restaurant Cooking for Health.
- 8.5 credits for Registered Dietitians (RD), $30 additional charge
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $230 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $350 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More