The UK Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center is launching a new series of free cooking classes for UK HealthCare patients with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes.
A live demonstration will feature Chef Tanya Whitehouse, program manager of the UK Food Connection’s Learning Kitchen. The Learning Kitchen is a state-of-the-art kitchen venue on the UK campus that offers a welcoming environment for everyone interested in learning about locally sourced seasonal foods and how to enjoy them. A former sous chef for the acclaimed Holly Hill Inn, in Midway, Whitehouse brings culinary expertise and a passion for Kentucky-grown foods to her programs.
Cooking class dates
Classes will be held from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on:
- Thursday, May 26
- Wednesday, June 29
- Tuesday, July 26 (This class has been rescheduled. It will occur on Tuesday, August 2.)
- Monday, August 29
Each class will feature a different menu. Participants may sign up for classes on select dates or for the entire series.
Location and Parking
All classes will take place on the University of Kentucky campus:
The Food Connection at The 90 – Room 234
440 Hilltop Avenue
Lexington, KY 40506
Free on-campus parking will be provided in the lot of the W. T. Young Library (401 Hilltop Avenue). You'll get a parking meter coupon when your registration is confirmed.
You can find a map of the UK campus here.
Funding and support provided by UK HealthCare’s Healthy Kentucky Initiative.