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Healthy Cooking - UNEP Think.Eat.Save

Have you tried out sustainable food cooking, green Monday, or think.eat.save* ideas?

The green slow-food movement has taken the world by storm, there has been a growing demand for healthy food.

The Food and Wine Academy is pleased to invite Chef Christian G. Mongendre, founder of MANA! Fast Slow Food, whose motto is ‘eat like it matters’.

Specializes in organic, vegan and raw food, with many gluten-free options, not only has it created a much-needed healthy haven, but equally tasty and trendy for the city.

During this workshop, you will learn sustainable food cooking in both a health and an environmental sense with freshest ingredients from Homegrown Foods:

Green Leaf & Roasted Veggie Salad
Cooked vegetables with Japanese Pumpkin, Tomato Cherry, Eggplant, Zuchini Green are low in calories and rich in fibers. This colourful earthy salad is superbly offset by a creamy tahini dressing. Tahini is a wonderful way of adding extra calcium, protein and omega 3 fats to your diet

Green Juice
This tasty gluten-free juice with Kale, Celery, Apple contains antioxidants which is extremely beneficial in improving our health


All food lovers, learn to cook nutritious meals for health benefits!

Date: 8 Jun 2013 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Instructor: Chef Christian G. Mongendre
Class Level: Introductory - Medium
Venue: The Western Food Lab, THB207
School of Hotel and Tourism Management
17 Science Museum Road
Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon

(Please click here for location map)
Fee: HK$150 per person

*Think.Eat.Save is a global campaign to reduce food waste around the world being launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), in partnership with WRAP UK, Feeding the 5000, and many other supporters. We all need to THINK about and be mindful of our food consumption patterns, we all need to EAT, and we all need to SAVE food. Through Go.Asia online platform, it connects and unites netizens across Asia, bringing action to ideas of change for the better.


Please register by sending your name and contact details to Ms. Denise Law at denise.law@polyu.edu.hk or tel: 3400 2180 for registration, followed by bank transfer payment or a cheque made payable to "The Hong Kong Polytechnic University" addressed to Ms Denise Law, School of Hotel & Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsimshatsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong. First-come first-served.

Click here for details. For enquiry, please email Ms Denise Law at denise.law@polyu.edu.hk.


Terms & Conditions: 1. Unless workshop is cancelled by the Food and Wine Academy (FWA), all payment received are non-refundable and no-shows will be charged full payment. 2. Payment must be made at least 3 days before the workshop and can only be refunded if cancellation is submitted via email at least 2 days before the workshop. 3. The FWA reserves the right to change any terms and conditions without prior notice. Any disputes relating to the workshop shall be decided by FWA, whose decision shall be final and conclusive. 4. Adverse Weather Arrangement: Workshop will be cancelled if Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above, or black storm warning is raised within 2 hours before the start of workshop. In case of cancellation due to adverse weather, full refund will be given.

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