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Vegetarian Cooking Class!
Date Saturday April 25
Time 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
First Unitarian Church of Oakland, 685 14th St. at Castro.
Event Type Other
Emailinfo [at] compassionatecooks.com
Vegetarian Cooking Class: Hearty Homestyle Italian

Join Compassionate Cooks’ founder Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, author of the Joy of Vegan Baking, in her monthly fun-filled Vegetarian Cooking Classes that celebrate healthful and humane eating!

Designed to fill you up and warm you up, these hearty Italian dishes will satisfy anyone and everyone you feed!

Committed to using mostly local, seasonal, organic ingredients, Compassionate Cooks empowers people to make informed food choices and delicious, plant-based meals through cooking classes, DVDs, podcasts, and more.

Cooking instructor Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, food columnist for VegNews Magazine, contributor to National Public Radio radio, one-time guest on the popular Food Networkshow, BBQ with Bobby Flay, and author of the award-winning cookbook, The Joy of Vegan Baking: Compassionate Cooks' Traditional Treats & Sinful Sweets and the upcoming The Vegan Table: 200 Unforgettable Recipes for Entertaining Every Guest at Every Occasion, creates delicious but simple menus that celebrate the seasons and inspire people to return to the kitchen. The demonstration classes include everything from nutrition information and cooking tips to food history and taste tests of various products.

Join us as we cook up:

* Italian-style Hummus
* Polenta Squares with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
* Pizza Marinara
* Spring Vegetable Risotto
* Chocolate Cheesecake

WHEN: Saturday, April 25th -- 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
WHERE: First Unitarian Church of Oakland, 685 14th St. at Castro.
COST: $55 (in advance), plus $5 food/materials fee due on day of class (Discounts for registering for class packages.)
HOW TO SIGN UP: Register online or mail a check to Compassionate Cooks P.O. Box 18512 Oakland, CA 94619.
PLEASE NOTE: You are considered a TENTATIVE sign-up until we receive your payment, at which time we will send you a confirmation via email.
WHAT TO EXPECT: In our monthly demonstration cooking classes, we feature uncomplicated recipes, debunk myths regarding plant-based eating, eat yummy food samples, and have a lot of fun! We provide students with copies of the featured recipes, coupons for local groceries and restaurants, and a bevy of resources on nutrition, cooking tips, and more!

Listen to our podcast
Join our mailing list
Check out our award-winning cookbook
Check out our vegetarian cooking DVD

....All at http://www.compassionatecooks.com!

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