Billy Penn Events

Healthy Cooking at Independence LIVE

Experts and chefs on how to eat well and feel great.

Danya Henninger / Billy Penn

Great-tasting food you can feel good about eating. That’s the thinking behind the Billy Penn Healthy Cooking series at Independence LIVE.

Throughout the year, we’re bringing in chefs and other food experts to lead sessions on a variety of delicious dishes, drinks and meals. Events are held in the Independence LIVE show kitchen — a seriously cool space in the middle of Center City — and typically include:

  • up-close cooking demonstrations
  • tastes and samples
  • a talk about how to maximize the food’s health potential
  • Q&A with the audience

Events usually run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Each evening is limited to 50 people, and tickets are priced to sell — i.e. you’ll  definitely want to get yours early.

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2018 Event Schedule

(all dates subject to change)

Thursday, Jan. 23: Healthy Hot Chocolate

With Robert Campbell (aka “The Chocolate Alchemist”) and Suzzarra-Campbell of Sazon restaurant

Check out pics from the chocolate event on Facebook here.

Tuesday, Feb. 20: All About Kombucha

With Amanda Feifer, author of Ferment Your Vegetables and fermentation mastro behind fermentation blog Phickle

Check out pics from the kombucha event on Facebook here.

Tuesday, April 17: Health by Honey

With Lynn Rinaldi and Corey Baver of Paradiso Restaurant on East Passyunk.

Check out pics from the honey event on Facebook here.

Tuesday, June 19: BBQ: Meat Candy — Win summer grilling season

With Heather Thomason of Primal Supply Meats and chef Trevor Budny.

Check out pics from the sustainable meat event on Facebook here.

Monday, Sept. 24: Taming weird vegetables with chef Khoran Horn

Tuesday, Nov. 13: Healthy Entertaining