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A farm-to-table dinner featuring Chef David Skinner, celebrating French country cooking and honoring the legacy of the late Chef Julia Child.

Event Program (pdf)

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

6:00 - 9:00 pm

UTMB Health Education Center (HEC) 1.200-1.202

UTMB Health at Galveston
301 11th Street Galveston TX, 77550

Event Chairs

Karen R. Chapman, PT, DPT
Physical Therapy, Class of 1988

Karen Kunz, OTR
Occupational Therapy, Class of 1990

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David Skinner

About Chef David Skinner

Chef David Skinner, renowned for his culinary innovation, seamlessly blends food and art at Eculent in Kemah, Texas. Breaking barriers between gastronomy and artistic expression, Eculent is a haven for culinary enthusiasts.

Chef Skinner's commitment to food science and sustainability has made Eculent a unique dining experience and a champion of responsible culinary practices.

Read More: Chef Skinner's Biography

Julia Child

Honoring Chef Julia Child

On this special evening, we pay homage to the late Chef Julia Child, a pioneer in French country cooking who transformed the culinary landscape. Chef Skinner, inspired by her legacy, will incorporate elements of French country cuisine into the evening's menu, featuring the finest locally sourced ingredients that showcase the essence of farm-to-table freshness. Experience his culinary mastery in action as he provides live demonstrations and shares insights into the artistry behind his creations and Julia's enduring influence.

Join us as we educate the future of healthcare!

The School of Health Professions is dedicated to equipping aspiring professionals with the skills needed for clinical and administrative roles. Your support helps train Clinical Laboratory Scientists, Health Professionals, Nutritionists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists and Respiratory Therapists, addressing challenges in medical care distribution, access, and cost.

Your attendance and support will play a crucial role in shaping the future success of aspiring health professionals.

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