Senior Chef is an 8 week cooking class for people aged 60 and over who want to improve their cooking skills, confidence, or motivation around cooking for one or two people.
These classes are 3 hours long, and run once a week during the daytime. There are usually 10-12 people in a class. Each weekly class includes:
- Nutrition education, for example, eating well for older people, menu planning, budgeting, shopping tips.
- Preparing and cooking a meal in pairs.
- Sharing the meal with the group.
Classes are held in various locations around Christchurch and Canterbury.
Senior Chef is free to attend. Everything, including the ingredients for the cooking class and recipe book, is provided.
Your GP team can also refer you.
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