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Vandy Cooks-Korean Cuisine is May 19

Posted by on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in News.

Friday, May 19

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Demonstration Kitchen


Vandy Cooks is provided monthly by a partnership with the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center, Health Plus, and their many celebrated food experts.


Come and explore the delicious taste of Korean cuisine with Marilyn Holmes, Melinda Mahoney, and Marissa Wertheimer. Over the course of Korea’s history, its cuisine has developed to include natural foods that are as nutritious as they are tasty. With the healthy eating trend worldwide, Korean cuisine is becoming global and popular. This Vandy Cooks will feature three authentic recipes rich in flavor and culinary beauty: Bul’gogi, Bibimbap and Kimchi Stew.

Marilyn Holmes has more than 40 years of experience as a Registered Dietitian and in population health management. Currently, she is Associate Director with the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. Melinda Mahoney is a Registered Dietitian and Health Educator for Health Plus.  Her main role involves coordinating nutrition information into programming for Vanderbilt faculty and staff in a way that is practical, interactive, and evidence-based.  Marissa Wertheimer is also a Registered Dietitian and Health Educator for Health Plus. In her role, Marissa provides wellness coaching along with health education to Vanderbilt faculty and staff.


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