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Oklahoma State University
Department of Wellness

America's HEALTHIEST Campus®

Cowboy Cooking School: Mediterranean Inspired Menu by Chef Tiffany Poe

Time: noon-12:50 pm
Date: Friday, March 11, 2016
Location: Seretean Wellness Center Kitchen
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 4, 2016
Registration Fee: $25 for employees/members, $30 for non-members

Join Chef Tiffany Poe as she creates a delicious menu featuring: Beet and Goat Cheese Salad with Walnuts Turkey and Zucchini Fritters with Green Onion and Cumin Roasted Carrots with Ras el Hanout Spice Mix Semolina, Coconut and Marmalade Cake with Cardamom Ricotta Ice Milk

Chef Poe has been sharing her passion for food and culinary education for more than a decade. She is a certified executive chef and an honors graduate of The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N. Y. and Oklahoma State University.

She is also a recent graduate of LeCordon Bleu Australia and received a master’s in gastronomic tourism from Southern Cross University. In 2013 and 2015 she was a finalist for the Women Who Inspire Award from the Women Chefs and Restaurateurs. She is a James Beard and International Association of Culinary Professionals Scholar. She enjoys blending her experiences from the hospitality education and corporate worlds into the teaching, training and coaching style which she will now share with students. Poe is responsible for managing all aspects of Taylor’s Dining Room, a student experiential learning lab at the school. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she is in charge of the back of house operations for the Distinguished Chef Benefit Scholarship Series and the Wine Forum of Oklahoma.

“As an alum and fan, I am incredibly humbled, grateful and enthusiastic to share my passion for food and people with the students and culture at OkState!” Poe said.

She is the owner of Tiffany Poe Culinary Services, a consulting, food styling and corporate coaching company. Her clients include national food media companies, education institutions and corporate hospitality and industry teams. Poe and her husband, Steven, are the owners/innkeepers at The Grandview Inn, a historic bed and breakfast near the Tall-Grass Prairie in Osage County, Okla.

She is also the senior chef consultant for the Oklahoma Department of Education/Oklahoma State initiative project “Cooking for Kids”.  Poe enjoys cooking with her four children and teaching them about nutrition and life through the eyes of food.
 
This program is open to students, employees and the community.

Register in the Seretean Wellness Center, Colvin Recreation Center, call 405-744-WELL (9355), or email wellness@okstate.edu