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A Taste of Culinary Nutrition from Around the Globe

Join us for a brand new series focused on Global Cuisine! We welcome RDNs, health professionals, chefs and nutrition students to participate in a series of hands-on workshops covering a selection of food cultures from around the world through the lens of culinary nutrition. We hope this is the first of many more series to come as we continue to diversify our plates and our palates and most importantly, enhance our knowledge as practitioners of a diverse population.

A ticket to this series includes registration to 9 interactive culinary workshops held weekly in February and March, worth 17 CEUs

Each session will be led by a different chef/RDN who will present important aspects of their food heritage in a cook-along style demonstration for participants (cooking along is optional).  Presenters will cover key ingredients and food traditions, as well as concrete recommendations for healthy recipe modifications without compromising the cultural significance of the dish.


All sessions will be held LIVE on Zoom and will be recorded for those that are not able to join for some or all of the actual event. Like our annual conference, recipes will be shared in advance and there will be lots of goodies and prizes for those that register! 

Please see our agenda below:

February 3, 6-7pmBreana Killeen, MPH, RD (kickoff intro: "Best Practices for Culturally Sensitive Recipe Development" - sponsored by the National Watermelon Promotion Board)

February 4, 6-8pmVandana Sheth, RDN, CDCES, FAND [Indian cuisine] - sponsored by Living Plate Rx

February 11, 6-8pmLourdes Castro, MS, RDN [Cuban cuisine]

February 18, 6-8pmBreana Killeen, MPH, RD [Chinese cuisine]

February 25, 6-8pmJonathan Valdez, MBA, RDN, CSG, CDN, CCM, CDCES, ACE-CPT [Filipino cuisine] - sponsored by Dole

March 4, 6-8pm Sade Meeks, MS, RD, LDN [African American cuisine] - sponsored by Dole and Living Plate Rx

March 11, 6-8pm - Zariel Grullon, RDN [Dominican cuisine] - sponsored by Dole

March 18, 6-8pmMichelle Routhenstein, MS, RDN, CDE [Persian cuisine]

March 25, 6-8pmLorena Drago, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE [Colombian cuisine] - sponsored by Cabot Cheese

*all times listed are in EST.

***A portion of our proceeds will be going towards Diversify Dietetics and G.R.I.T.S. Inc.***

HAVE A COUPON CODE? You'll enter it on the next page after you select the quantity of tickets you want to purchase and hit "Checkout".


  • Feb 03, 6:00 PM EST – Mar 25, 8:00 PM EDT
    On Zoom
    This series will take place from February-March 2021 and is worth 17 CEUs!

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