The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University is the first dedicated teaching kitchen to be implemented at a medical school.

The center provides hands-on training for medical students through culinary medicine classes in the form of electives and seminars as well as continuing education for the healthcare and foodservice industries.

ReFresh Happy Hour!

Enjoy drinks and a locally curated playlist by bartender and WWOZ DJ Murf, complimented with light, locally sourced hors d’oeuvres and drinks from Gnarly Barley and Cajun Spirits Distillery. Afterward, take a stroll through the ReFresh garden to learn about edible and nutritious herbs available in New Orleans and peruse our Farmers Market for local goods. All proceeds benefit our free kids programming at the ReFresh project. Make your donation to attend here.

Chef Leah Takes You Grocery Shopping

Don’t miss this great video of Chef Leah shopping for a family of four.  A week’s worth of groceries for not much money…

Celebrity Chef Dinner Series Tickets

We have posted our exciting lineup of chefs for our 2016-2017 Celebrity Chef Dinner Series. We will host five dinners featuring celebrity chefs cooking in our teaching kitchen on North Broad Street. Join us for a multi-course meal designed specifically for this special series and cooked by five innovative chefs.

Buy the remaining 2 dinners in the series for $280.00 per ticket (a $120.00 discount), or individual tickets for $200. 75% of the purchase price is tax-deductible.

Buy your ticket now! Spots are limited.


Health Meets Food: The Culinary Medicine Conference™ 2017

The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University is excited to announce the 4th annual Culinary Medicine Conference.



In 2017 we will expand our yearly gathering to a comprehensive three day conference in New Orleans, LA.  The meeting will encompass culinary medicine courseware review, hands-on cooking classes, research and poster presentations, lectures and roundtable discussions.

View the 2017 agenda.

Registration for the full conference is $300.00.

Register for Health Meets Food
June 8 – June 11, 201
New Orleans, LA
The limited number of rooms at the International House Hotel offered at a favorable price have sold out.

There are rooms available at the hotel, however, and the rates are better than many other New Orleans hotels can be quite high.  Call the hotel at 800-633-5770 or 504-200-6509 to make reservations.


Family Cooking Classes

GCCM is now enrolling families for cooking classes. We are offering Free Family Cooking Classes to families with children enrolled at a N.O. College Prep Schools (Crocker, Cohen and/or Sylvanie Williams). Parents and children will learn side-by-side how to cook healthier foods, how to cook together, how to prepare healthy foods inexpensively and MORE!

Contact Chef Katie at, or call 504-988-9108 if you are interested. Classes start in a few weeks and spots are limited so contact us today!

Upcoming New Orleans CME Classes


We have Continuing Medical Education scheduled in June 2017. You can see a detailed schedule and sign up at our CME page.

Watch the video below to experience our community cooking classes for yourself

The clip includes testimonials from community members, medical students, volunteers, and our very own Chef Leah!

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