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Teaching Kitchen Research Conference

Date: October 18, 2022 to October 19, 2022


Event Description

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Department of Nutrition and the Teaching Kitchen Collaborative present the 2022 Teaching Kitchen Research Conference. The conference will highlight the latest in emerging research on the application and impact of teaching kitchens across multiple populations and settings. The conference will take place both online and in person at UCLA’s Luskin Conference Center.

Registrants will learn from nearly 100 cutting-edge, original abstract presentations along with powerful impact videos, plenary presentations, recipe demonstrations, and unique workshops for both live streaming and in-person attendees.

  • Hear from leaders in the field about the intersection of teaching kitchens with precision nutrition; health equity; and culinary, lifestyle, and integrative medicine. There will also be a discussion as to who will pay for teaching kitchens.
  • Be inspired and moved by the remarkable impact organizations with teaching kitchens are having in hospitals, universities, K–12 schools, worksites, libraries, YMCAs, and botanical gardens and as shared assets in community settings.  
  • Learn ways teaching kitchens are being used in shared medical appointment settings and consider the business case in support of teaching kitchens.
  • Visit the new teaching kitchen facility at UCLA; hear from chef instructors, dietitians, physicians, and researchers on effective models of culinary instruction. 
  • Add new recipes to your teaching kitchen that are easy to prepare, affordable, healthy, vibrant, and culturally adaptable. 

We hope you will find the 2022 Teaching Kitchen Research Conference informative, enjoyable, and valuable.

Visit the website for detailed information about the programkeynote speakers, and continuing education credits (15.75 credit hours for $99). Virtual attendance and student pricing is also available. In-person registration closes on September 15.

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health is a cosponsor and is providing partial support through an R13 conference grant.