Cooking Class - Food That Empowers Your Mind

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Chef Luana shows you how to use food to strengthen your mind and body.

Discover how to boost your health and empower your mind, body and spirit with ingredients that support mental health and wellness. This menu of Italian favorites includes a healthy twist to four dishes that feature tryptophan, zinc, carotenoids, B vitamins and more for a serotonin-boosting experience.

Begin with a mix of mozzarella and pineapple, followed by bruschetta topped with a cannellini bean salad. Then, learn how to make a savory golden risotto with saffron and Parmigiano Reggiano, and a sweet dark chocolate mousse with nuts and berries for dessert.

Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Couples, Date Night, Healthy, Italian, Vegetarian

Reviews guests left for this experience



14 Jul 2023

Chef Luana provided helpful, clear demonstrations and descriptions of how to cook delicious Italian foods with basic, but excellent, ingredients for a meal that combined delicious, inventive flavor combinations. She helped us understand the keys to producing such a meal in ways that gave us confidence we could also succeed at such cooking. Thank you Chef Luana!



19 Jun 2023

We learned a lot, from the right ingredients to the right techniques, and the food turned out perfect. It was a very enjoyable experience, highly recommend.



09 May 2023

I took the class “Food that Empowers Your Mind” with my two colleagues for a team bonding experience and we had a fantastic time! The food was fresh, delicious, and we learned valuable tips for making risotto. Chef Luana was a joy to be around. She has so much knowledge to share about cooking and it inspired me to spend more time cooking at home because it can taste better and be better for you than ordering out. We work at an environmental nonprofit and I appreciated the sustainability aspect of it as well. No plastic water bottles, she gave us each water glasses and had a water cooler, we each got our own hand towel for the bathroom, and the food is bought in larger quantities. I recommend Chef Luana to anyone wanting to learn or be inspired to cook more, and it’s a great unique opportunity for work/family/friend events.

$ 119 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, 4-course meal and taxes.

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Born and raised in Italy, Chef Luana inherited a culinary passion from her grandmother. She has enjoyed entrepreneurial success at a beachside restaurant in Italy mainly due to her mastery with the pizza oven, as she is one of Italy’s few professional female pizza makers working with a wood burning oven. Chef Luana's old world recipes and techniques find new life in her classes with quality ingredients and genuine flavors.

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