Celebrate National Nutrition Month with Chef Dennis Malone


Location: North and South Dining Halls

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Join us as we celebrate National Nutrition Month with Chef Dennis Malone, MSW as he prepares a vegan meal and discusses the benefits of a plant based diet.


Meal served in North and South Dining Halls from 4:30 - 9:00pm.

Chef Malone Demonstrations
North Dining Hall: 5:00 - 6:00pm
South Dining Hall: 6:30 - 7:30pm


Vegan Lasagna
Vegan Caesar Salad
Vegan Chocolate Pudding


For those without meal plans:
adults: $16.75, ages 6-12: $8.38, under 5: free


A vegan diet reduces the risk of:
Type 2 diabetes, Cardiovascular disease, Hypertension, Stroke, Obesity, Some cancers including prostate & colon

A vegan lifestyle contributes less air pollution and puts less stress on our natural resources.

A vegan lifestyle promotes animal welfare.


Dennis Malone, MSW, has been an Executive Chef and Group Support Facilitator with the Preventive Medicine Research Institute for over 20 years. He joined Healthways as the Executive Chef for the Ornish Lifestyle Programs in 2013 and deeply appreciates his opportunity to work with others towards the goal of bringing greater health to homes and hospitals everywhere. He has made numerous appearances on local and national television, including Oprah. He previously built, owned and was the chef of two widely known, highly acclaimed, and well-loved restaurants in Marin County, California. He has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social work from the University of California, Berkeley. He has a personal passion and deep interest in the psych- ology and emotionality involved in our choices with what, how, and especially why we eat. As an avocation, he has worked for years, couns- eling, mostly men, in the area of compulsive over eating and degenerative dietary behaviors. Dennis loves to cook, loves to eat and loves to prepare delicious and nourishing meals for families, friends and everyone wanting improved health. 


Ornish Lifestyle Medicine is the first and only program that is scientifically proven to slow, stop, and even reverse the progression of heart disease. This Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation program brings about its life-changing results by helping participants adopt and sustain life- style changes in four areas of their lives: what they eat, how active they are; how they respond to stress; and how much love and support they have in their lives.