Presentation on theme: "Today we will: Prepare you to lead six courses in home cooking Provide tips for success in leading the classes Review the course materials Discuss planning."— Presentation transcript:
Today we will: Prepare you to lead six courses in home cooking Provide tips for success in leading the classes Review the course materials Discuss planning and promoting your cooking class series Welcome Facilitators!
Reviewing the Course Plan On each tab, you will see the following: Learning Objectives – An overview of the topics covered in the course. Lesson Handouts – A list of documents with additional information and recipes. Print enough handouts for each person in the class. Needed for the Class – A checklist of items needed to conduct the class. Hands-On Option – This optional activity can be conducted depending on your time and resources. Course Plan: Spiral pad presents the material for six cooking courses Courses are separated by tabs A CD provides handouts including recipes for each class A DVD with video clips Materials are available at heart.org/homecooking (This website is only for Facilitators. Do not share the website with your class.)
Description of the Courses Six Courses in Home Cooking: Kitchen Essentials: Learn how to set up a productive home kitchen Cooking Basics: Discover techniques and terms to make following a recipe easier Kitchen Cents: Receive instructions for preparing a healthy, budget-friendly meal Youve got it Made: Experience the ease of meals prepared in the slow cooker Meals on the Run: Learn recipes and ideas for eating a healthy breakfast in a hurry Heres to the Cook: Learn techniques and receive a menu for preparing a full celebration dinner Courses are color coded so the tabs in the spiral match the art on the handouts
Course Plan Overview Each course is designed as a discussion guide: Red, italic text tells you what to do and when, for example when to pass out the handouts or play/pause the video Questions are provided to encourage class participation and discussion Time estimates help the keep the class on schedule A fun homework assignment is provided at the end of each class
Video Clips A short video clip is provided for each course Videos demonstrate cooking techniques that would be difficult to show in an office conference room No voice over because the intent was to keep the class live and engaging Course plan provides you with talking points so that they can speak to what is being shown on the video All videos are on the DVD with the blue label
Course Hand Outs Class hand outs are provided for each course Print enough handouts for everyone in the class Handouts include recipes, cooking tips (such as Tips for Perfect Muffins), and reference items (cooking temperatures for meat) The final class offers participants a Certificate of Completion Color coded to match the tab for each course The first course, Kitchen Essentials, introduces the Recipe Binder Class participants are encouraged to purchase an inexpensive, three-ring binder to organize the class handouts and recipes shared by their classmates By the end of the cooking series, the participants will have a start to their very own, inexpensive, customized cookbook Also available at heart.org.homecooking
Planning & Promoting Your Class Start Eating Healthy Day, the first Wed. in Nov. Schedule classes after work or during lunch breaks Reserve your space and equipment Check the list of items needed Consider whether you will perform the Hands-On Option Use the Promotional Flyer on the CD to add the details for your class and post the around your office An e-mail template is also provided with suggested language Leverage internal communications tools such as e- newsletters
Wrapping Up Thank you for joining the American Heart Association as we help people learn the skills to cook healthy at home After your class, visit heart.org/homecooking to give your feedback Remember, heart.org/homecooking is designed to be a tool for you as you lead the classesnot for public distribution Refer your participants to heart.org for information on healthy eating Questions?