11
April
2016
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10:28 PM
America/Chicago

UHD-VegOut: Brighten Up Your Plate

VEGOUT2University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) will host two events in April to encourage and educate UHD students, their families and the community about healthy lifestyles.

Festival

Monday April 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Third floor, Mural Space

Cooking Demonstration

Thursday, April 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Willow Street Pump Station

Only 100 seats are available for the cooking demonstration. If you would like to attend, please sign up at Eventbrite.

The event is in partnership with Recipe for Success. For more information, please contact Ashley Archiopoli, assistant professor, art and humanities.

About the Chef

A New York transplant, Chef Justin Kouri has cooked in Michelin-starred restaurants, been a private chef for celebrities and worked as a food stylist for Food Network and Martha Stewart. Soon after arriving in Houston, he began volunteering with Recipe for Success and was so inspired by their work he joined the team as Culinary Education Coordinator. In this role, he is responsible for developing and testing all of the Seed-to-Plate Nutrition Education™ culinary curriculum content; delivering Worksite Wellness programming; curating RecipeHouse and collaborating with Chefs Advisory Board members.