Food Day is celebrated to inspire people to change the way we look at food, personally and collectively. Phoenix Food Day brings education and entertainment together to help the valley move towards a healthier future.
Eating healthy is good for you, the economy and the environment!
2017 Cooking Demonstrations Featured:
Chef Melanie Albert, Experience Nutrition
Founder and CEO Experience Nutrition, intuitive cooking expert, author,
and speaker, has been a leader in wellness, integrative medicine, and nutrition
for over 15 years. She is the author of cookbook “A New View of Healthy Eating”
and offers cooking classes, events, and retreats. Chef Albert made a wonderful Tomato Gazpacho.
"Cooking with Kate" & Chef Chris Lenza, MIM
Phoenix City Councilwoman Kate Gallego cooked with Executive Chef Chris Lenza. Chef Lenza's daily menus are inspired by Arizona farmers, ranchers, and artisans. Chef Lenza creates dishes utilizing the highest quality ingredients picked at peak season for the most nutritious and wholesome flavors combing them with Global influences and spices. He is inspired to cook food that is good for your health and fun for the whole family to enjoy at the most extraordinary museum, MIM.
Chef Krystal Harris
Chef Krystal made delicious Fried Rice and Pumpkin. Chef Krystal has loved and worked in the restaurant business for the past 17 years and now owns and operates a vegan catering company. She is passionate life, fitness, health and wellness and shares her passion with those around her by the food she prepare or the classes she teaches. Born and raised in Phoenix AZ but has roots in Thai, Indian, and Chinese cuisine from her mother and american soul food from her father. Preparing food is one of the gifts God has placed in her heart and will continue on this path all the days of her life!