Join Chef Ryan and Assistant Surgeon General, Dr. Jim Galloway, as they unveil FIT City Chicago, an initiative engaging local chefs and restaurants to offer healthy menu options. With culinary demonstrations featuring some of Chicago’s leading chefs, fitness professionals and nutritionists, witness the Fresh Innovative Tasty (FIT) options that some local restaurants and caterers are offering diners, in pursuit of a healthier Chicago. The FIT City Culinary Series are live, filmed demos at 2pm on March 20 & 27, and 7pm on April 1, at Kenmore Live Studio located at 678 N. Wells, in Chicago.
Finished F.I.T. City Dish: Wild Mushroom & Quinoa Pilaf with Sauteed Prawns and Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
Chef Ryan and Executive Chef Shaw Lash from Xoco make Tomatillo Salsa with Assistant Surgeon General, Dr. Jim Galloway
Beena David, Chef Ryan, Chef Mindy Gohr of Bittersweet, Chef Shaw Lash of Xoco, Bob Herskovits of HHS and Dr. Jim Galloway, Assistant Surgeon General addressing obesity in Chicago.
Chef Ryan presented to an audience of more than 200 at the annual Chicago Flower & Garden Show held at Navy Pier. Audience members watched chef Ryan prepare Tilapia en Papillote, Gingered Sweet-Potato and Parsnip Puree and even sampled a Kale Salad with Balsamic Honey Mustard with Blue Cheese and Barley.