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Holy Cross Hospital Offers Free Healthy Cooking Classes

Women's Center Cafe Team Photo

Holy Cross Hospital is pleased to offer the community a series of monthly healthy cooking classes that will take place in the newly opened Café and Teaching Kitchen at the Dorothy Mangurian Comprehensive Women's Center at the Holy Cross HealthPlex (1000 N.E. 56th St. in Fort Lauderdale).

Featuring a cooking demonstration by Holy Cross Hospital Executive Chef Daniel Hendon and take-home recipe cards for participants, the classes are held from 3 to 3:45 p.m. on:

•    Thursday, July 25: Cooking healthy with grains
•    Thursday, August 15: Tofu entrees
•    Thursday, September: Mediterranean diet recipes
•    Thursday, October 17: Cooking with pumpkin
•    Thursday, November 14: Healthy Thanksgiving holiday, side dishes and food safety tips

Dates are subject to change. Class size is limited. To reserve a space, please call 954-351-4782.

The new Café is open to the public for breakfast and lunch from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays. The spacious quick-service restaurant offers made-on-site menu items such as Starbucks coffee and espresso, fresh fruit cups and parfaits, omelets and buttermilk pancakes, grilled chicken quesadillas and burritos, hot soups, and grab-and-go sandwiches, wraps and salads. Nutritional information is available for most items.

Café Team Photo (L-R): Fran Acquavella, Patrick Wood, Adrian Gilbert, Daniel Hendon, David Palmieri and Kathleen Kane

A member of CHE Trinity, Inc., Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. is a full-service, non-profit Catholic hospital, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy. Since opening its doors in 1955, the 559-bed hospital has offered progressive services and programs to meet the evolving healthcare needs of Broward County. Today, Holy Cross has more than 600 physicians on staff representing more than 40 specialties and more than 3,000 employees. To learn more about Holy, visit, “like” Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale on Facebook or follow @holycrossfl on Twitter.


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