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Healthy Living

Rooted in the belief that food is medicine, CHEF is a Culinary Health Education program that teaches children and families common sense nutrition and practical cooking skills. Through engaging, hands-on experiences, CHEF educates and inspires individuals to adopt and sustain healthy eating habits. CHEF is sponsored by Goldsbury Foundation and the Children's Hospital of San Antonio.

Chef recipe for life:

Cook Well - Learn simple skills to cook healthy foods at home
Eat Well - Explore wholesome and delicious flavors
Live Well - Embrace good food as your body's best medicine


Teaching Kitchen at the Mays Family YMCA at Potranco

Class times:

  • May 9th - June 6th
    • Wednesdays at 6pm - Kids & Family Classes
      *Ages 5-12 must be accompanied by a participating adult
    • May 10th - June 7th 
    • Thursdays at 10am - Kids & Family Classes
      *Ages 5-12 must be accompanied by a participating adult
    • Classes run for 5 weeks


$50 per individual participant
*Cost includes all necessary kitchen equipment, food, and utensils during the class


Registered Dietitian: Chelsea Crawford, chelseac@ymcasatx.org.
Wellness Director: Santiago Feliciano, santiagof@ymcasatx.org.

YMCA Mission

To put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs
that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

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