Summertime Soiree with Sarah

Adult Class, Optional Hands On

August 01, 2023
6:30 - 9:30p.m.

Chef: Sarah Nelson


Sarah’s introductory immersion into the world of fresh, simple, yet delicious food took place during her years in Italy. One of the biggest lessons she learned was the importance of seasonal, local ingredients. She’ll be scouring the farmer’s market to bring the best of the NJ summer produce to class.
Looking to add more plants to your diet? Let’s make it fun and delicious! Learn tips and tricks to “healthify” your cooking with ingredients that will benefit your body and reduce inflammation.
*This menu will be vegetable-rich and gluten-free.


Seasonal Salad w/ Caraway Champagne Vinaigrette
Hearts of Palm Pasta w/ Zucchini and Mascarpone w/ Herbs and Almonds
Seasonal Fruit Medley w/Granola Crunch
Yellow Pea Pasta Summer Style
Banana “Ice Cream” (dairy free)

Sarah is a certified health coach and a trained chef. She combines her wellness knowledge with a culinary background to prepare food that is both delicious and provides essential nutrients and reduces inflammation.
After earning a degree in finance from Boston College, and working in commodities at Goldman Sachs, she pivoted from crude oil to olive oil.  Sarah moved to southern Italy, where she co-founded a company working with small, family-run, artisanal food producers.  Upon returning stateside, she trained at the French Culinary Institute and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.