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The mission of the Teaching Kitchen is to teach the community and medical professionals how to prepare meals that are easy, delicious, affordable, and nutritious. The Teaching Kitchen aims to keep people out of the hospital, enhance quality of life, and lower the cost of healthcare by providing affordable healthy cooking classes.

Help Us Transform Health & Wellness In the Bronx

Emily Schlag, general manager of the Teaching Kitchen and Center for Culinary Medicine, a part of the new SBH Health and Wellness Center which opens this fall. Emily is a chef and registered dietitian who was most recently assistant program director at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University in New Orleans. She holds a B.S. degree in Culinary Nutrition from Johnson & Wales University and is working towards a Master’s degree in in public health with a focus on nutrition. She is fulfilling her dream of combining her passion for food with her desire to inspire others to make positive changes in their health and well-being. This includes providing nutrition education in the form of hands-on cooking classes, which will be a key component of our culinary center.


Spooky Halloween Treats for Halloween

Chef Emily Schlag, director of the SBH Center for Culinary Medicine/Teaching Kitchen, provides News 12 with some creative treats parents can share with their kids during Halloween.

Recipe Ideas 
Edible Googly Eyes
Mummy Sugar Cookies
Monster Apples
Witch’s Broom stick

Heart - Healthy Meal

Registered Dietitian and chef Emily Schlag, the director of the Teaching Kitchen and Center for Culinary Medicine at the SBH Health and Wellness Center, which opens this fall, offers a heart healthy meal for Valentine’s Day on BronxNet TV.

Tips to Help Boost Your Immune System

Registered Dietitian and Director at SBH Center for Culinary Medicine and Teaching Kitchen to discusses some tips to help strengthen your immune system amid the pandemic.

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