In the Raw, Highland Park’s 100% organic, vegan, gluten free bistro, announces their weekly Educational Series. Each week, for $25, guests can enjoy a monthly prix fixe, a three-course menu with options, and a line up of educational speakers, authors, chefs and documentary films.
Nori roll with pumpkin seed wasabi filling and marinated vegetables
Spring Lettuce Wraps
Cucumber wrapped spring leaves with walnuts, cranberry and apple-ginger dressing
Spicy Ginger Noodles
Kelp noodles and julienned vegetables in a spicy tahini sauce
Two-layers of zucchini and heirloom tomatoes with macadamia nut cheese and sundried tomato
Chef’s Choice Dessert
COST: $25 per person, includes three-course prix fixe dinner
WHEN: Monday, October 22
Renowned Nutritionist and Health Expert Karen Malkin
Karen Malkin is a health counselor and a psychology of eating coach. Karen takes a practical approach to whole foods and healthy living, combining cutting-edge science and psychology. She will discuss why diets do not work, and what does work. Plus, guests will learn her best tips to staying healthy during the upcoming holiday season.
WHEN: Monday, October 29
Author of A Survivor’s Guide to Kicking Cancer’s Ass Dr. Dena Mendes
Dr. Dena Mendes is a licensed and certified Health Coach, Holistic Yoga Instructor, Holistic Chef and Pranic Healer. She is a Breast Cancer survivor who has integrated physical, mental and spiritual aspects of holistic health into her life. Dr. Mendes will discuss four major areas of health: food and inflammation/disease, acidity vs. alkalinity, detoxification season and reason, and dis-ease, physical and emotional components. She will also be signing her book.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 31
Raw Food Chef Jennifer Cornbleet
Jennifer Cornbleet is an instructor at Living Light Culinary Arts Institute, the premier organic raw and vegan school, located in California. Jennifer also teaches classes in Chicago. She is author of Raw Food Made Easy and Raw for Dessert. In addition to signing her cookbooks, Jennifer will demonstrate how to prepare a delicious kale salad and antioxidant filled chocolate green smoothie.