The Mediterranean Table – Classic Greek Recipes
Digital Education Programming Presented by the
Center for Health & Wellbeing
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Among the jewels of the Mediterranean, Greek cuisine is prized for its incredibly delicious flavor and abundance of healthy ingredients ranging from olive oil and lemons to fresh herbs, greens, and a host of fresh fruits and vegetables. In this on-demand program, Chef Jennifer Hostetter demonstrates just how simple Greek food is to prepare. With dishes that rely on the freshness of the ingredients rather than on complicated cooking techniques, Greek recipes make an excellent option for busy cooks who want to maintain a healthy diet without compromising on flavor or time. Learn how to prepare some classic dishes that are so ridiculously tasty that you’ll be amazed at how easy they are to make!
By watching this program, you can expect to learn:
- how to cook some classic Greek dishes;
- basic cooking tips and techniques from a trained chef educator;
- interesting facts and details about the culinary culture and ingredients of the Greek table.
This program is presented by Jennifer Hostetter and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.
About the Program Presenter
Jennifer Hostetter is a classically-trained chef with 20 years of experience in the food industry. She received a Culinary Arts degree from Johnson and Wales, and a Master’s degree in Food Culture & Communications from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in History. Early in her career, Hostetter honed her skills working in restaurants and for caterers. More recently, she has worked as a recipe developer, food editor, and writer. Currently, Hostetter serves as a Chef Instructor at the UCF Rosen School of Hospitality, where she teaches courses on Culture and Cuisine, the History and Culture of Wine, Techniques of Food Preparation, and Catering Sales Management. She also runs her own catering and personal chef business, where she enjoys cooking and teaching about foods from around the world.