NOTE: All member and nonmember tickets must be reserved in advance, and masks are now optional but recommended. Learn more about how you can join us!

The Cooking for Life Series was built to connect individuals and families to easy garden to table recipes. Join the Let’s Move Pittsburgh Team to learn tips for staying healthy and eating local produce seasonally through the many different phases of life.

Let’s Move Pittsburgh: Cooking for Life Series

Cooking for Heart Health | Chef Barb Kleyman

Thurs., Feb. 9 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
$25 | Botany Hall Kitchen

A healthy diet and lifestyle are key to a healthy heart. Meet Let’s Move Pittsburgh’s registered dietitian Abby Wolfe to discuss a healthy diet and heart-healthy lifestyle. Phipps culinary staff will share tips to incorporate nutrient dense and fiber-rich foods into your overall dietary pattern. Learn how to prepare plant-focused dishes in a budget-friendly way. We'll be making a hearty warm chili!

Let’s Move Pittsburgh: Cooking for Life Series

Cooking for One | Chef Emily Larsen, Spilling the Soup

Thurs., March 9 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
$15 via Zoom
$25 | Grocery Pickup available day of 1 - 5 p.m.

Cooking for one can be tricky; join us as Chef Emily teaches you how to create a variety of dishes that utilize the same ingredients without getting bored. By utilizing ingredients this way, we can eliminate food waste and be mindful of costs. Upon registration you will receive an ingredients list allowing you to cook along right from home.

Let’s Move Pittsburgh: Cooking for Life Series

Cooking for Families with Youth in Sports | Chef Emily Larsen, Spilling the Soup

Thurs., April 6 | 6 – 7:30 p.m. 
$15 via Zoom
$25 | Grocery pickup available day of

When raising young athletes, the whole family needs the energy to keep up with busy schedules. In this workshop you’ll learn about the nutritious foods kids need to play at their best. Our team will provide plant-based recipes to fuel the whole family. Upon registration you will receive an ingredients list allowing you to cook along right from home.

Let’s Move Pittsburgh: Cooking for Life Series

Cooking for Fun: Young Chefs in the Kitchen | Chef Emily Larsen, Spilling the Soup

Tues., May 9 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
$35 | Botany Hall Kitchen 

Calling all 10 – 14-year-olds looking to learn hands-on knife skills while making delicious plant-based meals! Hone your cooking skills in our state-of-the-art kitchen while learning the basics from our expert chef. Young chefs will have the opportunity to visit the edible garden and sample the spring harvest.

Let’s Move Pittsburgh: Cooking for Life Series

Cooking as a Caregiver 101| Chef Emily Larsen, Spilling the Soup

Tues., June 6 | 12 – 1:30 p.m.
$25 | Botany Hall Kitchen 

Are you a caregiver or family member of a senior? Healthy eating is critical to maintain as we age, and our taste buds evolve. Join our team to learn how to conveniently prepare appropriately portioned plant-based meals while discussing common practices with fellow caregivers.

Made possible with support from
UPMC Health Plan
The Heinz Endowments


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