Bite Size Science Kitchen Lab
Our new Bite Size Science kitchen lab offers interactive, hands-on experiences that will focus on the scientific principles used to create and maintain a food supply as well as promote and educate the visitors on healthy living through food. This kitchen lab is not just about cooking or nutrition but also core sciences; biology, microbiologists, chemists, physicists and engineers that comprise of the food science and technology industry. This kitchen goal is to incorporate concepts of: the food science field, food safety, food microbiology, food preservation, food engineering, product development, sensory analysis, food physics, nutrition, sustainability and technology.
The kitchen lab will also be used as a community space for programming focusing on HEALTH and VALUE (e.g. food preparation, organic gardening, stretching your shopping dollar) strengthening the idea that healthy food can be “fast food” and also be affordable. In addition to the topics listed above, this lab will also incorporate themes from the eight Science Studios located in the Museum.
August Programs and Workshops in Bite Size Science Kitchen Lab:
Delicious, Health-Boosting Desserts
Would you like to learn how to make delicious and unique desserts from wholesome, natural ingredients? Then join us and learn about superfoods – foods with amazing health benefits and exotic flavors – and use them to create a satisfying sweet that is sure to please. You’ll return home with a new recipe after enjoying a sample of our freshly made treat.
Dates: Thursday, August 28
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Price: $5 museum members, $7 for non-members plus museum admission
Registration Deadlines: 5 days prior to class
For more information, call 716.896.5200 x338