The Art of Eating w/ Chef Mindy Trafman: Pack a Picnic

Food’s on at Coast 236! Join star Chef Mindy Trafman at the outdoor kitchen of Coast 236 for a morning of cooking and fun. Campers will learn a bit of the local food culture and what food is native to West Michigan while learning from a professional chef. Using local ingredients, campers will plan and enjoy a picnic on the outdoor patio of Coast 236!

Aug 10, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

About The Program

Learning from local histories and food cultures, campers will cook a tasty dish and learn why local food is important to the environment and communities. Learn a bit of the local food culture, what food is native to West Michigan, and prep for a picnic using local ingredients! Led by star local chef Mindy Trafman, campers will get a glimpse into the world of a professional kitchen, learn valuable cooking skills. Campers will enjoy their hard-earned work with a celebratory picnic on the outdoor patio of Coast 236! All cooking and dining will be held outdoors on Coast 236’s patio.

Mindy Trafman

Mindy Trafman is an acclaimed chef working with Isabel’s Market + Eatery and Coast 236. Working as a chef and educator, Mindy brings a wealth of knowledge and culinary experience to the table!

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