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Spider Demo Kitchen

The demonstration kitchen is committed to promoting lifelong culinary and nutrition skills through cooking demonstrations and classes. These programs encourage and promote healthy eating with fresh, minimally processed ingredients while also building community among students, staff, and faculty. Located in the Well-Being Center, we strive to build strong nutrition habits and create a culture of health and wellness through food.

Participants are empowered to make balanced food choices, understand good nutrition practices, and learn cooking techniques. Demonstrations are taught by the UR registered dieticians, UR chefs and guest chefs from the Richmond area. Click here to watch a sweet potato demo!

Fall 2021 Calendar of Events
(students must sign up for cooking classes in advance)
Date Presentation Times
8/30 Demo: White Bean and Garlic Dip 12 pm 
8/31 Student Cooking Class 2 pm
9/1 Student Cooking Class 6 pm
9/2 Lunch & Learn: Healthy Snacking 12 pm
9/7 Student Cooking Class 2 pm
9/8 Student Cooking Class 6 pm
9/9 Lunch & Learn: Meal Prep Help 12 pm
9/13 Demo: Chicken Wraps 12 pm
9/14 Student Cooking Class 2 pm
9/15 Student Cooking Class 6 pm
9/16 Lunch & Learn: Heart Health 12 pm
9/20 Demo: Vegan Berry Crumble 12 pm

Featured Recipes:

Click for recipe cards with full ingredients and instructions:
Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
Everything Bagel Kale Chips
Fruit Salad with Citrus Ginger Dressing
Banana-nut Baked Oatmeal Cups
Herb Tomato Ricotta Toast
Roasted Garlic Edamame Dip
Simply Guacamole
Vegan Carrot Cake Waffles
No Bake Granola Bars
Roasted Veggies with Tahini Sauce
Pasta Aglio e Olio
Zoodles with Parm and Burst Tomatoes
Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts
 Fresh Pasta Salad
Taco Spiced Tofu
Lemon Oregano Chicken
Nori Wraps
Golden Milk Smoothies
Mango Lassi
Tahini Overnight Oats



Fall 2021 Schedule

Sign up to join us:

MONDAYS at NOON for Demos

TUESDAYS (2PM) and WEDNESDAYS (6PM) for Student Cooking Classes

THURSDAYS at NOON for Lunch & Learn (employees welcome!)