Shop in Your Pantry

Learn to think on your feet using foods you already have in your home. This 4-week class will provide each participant a mystery basket of foods which will be prepared with Chef Jim Warner’s assistance in matching foods and flavor combinations that you never thought possible. Creative use of foods on hand will help participants cook efficiently and bring out your “inner chef.”

James Warner is employed at the Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University as Program Director, Food and Nutrition in the Nutrition Services Department. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and has worked in hotels and restaurants throughout the country. Jim also has been a private chef for a number of local business leaders and professional athletes, and continues to hone his culinary skills through demonstrations across the state.

His primary responsibilities include integrating food and nutrition education throughout the medical complex as well as engage with various community initiatives with food and nutrition programming. His responsibilities also include retail food production, menu development, retail operations, renovations and development of offsite retail business opportunities.