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David Jensen CCC - Certified Chef de Cuisine with the American Culinary Federation

David joined Hy-Vee in April 2012. He has been a chef for over 35 years, with 26 of those being with Marriott Hotels in five states - from Des Moines, Iowa, to Seattle, Washington - starting as a sous chef and working his way up to executive chef, and eventually promoted to food and beverage director. He spent four years in the hospital system as an executive chef, adapting non-traditional foods to specialty diets. Dave is an award-winning ice carver and has been carving ice for over 30 years. Roasting, smoking and braising meats as well as preparing pastas and other quick fresh meal ideas are Dave’s specialties.

Event Schedule
Cooking for 1 or 2

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Join Hy-Vee Dietitian Elizabeth and Chef Dave as we prepare healthy, delicious meals that are perfectly portioned for 1 or 2 people. You'll prepare and enjoy an entire meal during this class. Registration Required.

Your Farm (garden) to Your Table

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Chef Dave will show you how to use fresh produce from your garden in new and delicious ways. Learn the health benefits of garden fresh veggies and sample everything we make. To register call 515-278-3963.

Grilling 101

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Become a grill master this summer with our Grilling 101 class. Impress everyone with your knowledge of marinades, rubs and cooking techniques. You will want to invite everyone over for a BBQ after you take this class.

Farm Fresh Salads

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Learn how to make delicious and healthy summer salads using fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs. Elizabeth will show you quick and easy recipes that are perfect for your family picnic. Registration Required. $15 per person.

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