FAQs

How can I become a member of the Teaching Kitchen Collaborative?

The TKC was founded on an invitational basis to cultivate a dynamic, action-oriented group of early adopter organizations. An internal membership committee has designed an application and review process for the consideration of new members on an annual basis. Please view more information about membership here

How can I become involved with the work of the Collaborative in ways besides membership?

There are many ways you can contribute to and benefit from the work and mission of the TKC in ways besides membership. These include but are not limited to volunteering time recommending potential new member organizations in your region, and/or providing additional financial support. We are passionate about spreading the use of teaching kitchens for improved public health across many different sectors, so we encourage you to join us in advancing this movement even without being an official member. If you are interesting in volunteering time to support our work, please contact Allison Righter, a_righte@culinary.edu

Healthcare professionals interested in registering for the annual Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives, should visit www.healthykitchens.org to register.

If you are interested in providing financial support for the Teaching Kitchen Collaborative , please contact Shara Orem s_orem@culinary.edu.

Who is behind the Teaching Kitchen Collaborative?

The TKC is jointly led by The Culinary Institute of America and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health – Department of Nutrition. The individuals who form the leadership team can be found here.