The Culinary Medicine Conference 2023




Tuition and Discounts

Full conference tuition is $495.00.

There is a $25.00 Not-So-Early Bird Discount for the conference registration. Early-bird Discount expires on April 1, 2023. 

The early bird discount is automatically applied.

In addition, there are discounts for different groups that are automatically applied:

$50.00 off for those in academia using their institution email address during registration, RDs, nurses, pharmacists, certified diabetic educators, chefs and those working in foodservice.   Use the code “welovelegumes” at checkout to receive the discount.   

There are ten slots available that offer $295.00 off tuition for medical students, nursing students and undergraduates attending Health meets Food.  Student discount does not apply to post-undergraduate students, residents or fellows. Use the code “studentoflegumes” at checkout to receive the discount.

The conference will take place June 8 through June 11, 2023.

The conference will be held in Orlando, Florida in collaboration with the University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality Management. There will also be an online streaming option using a virtual conference platform that will allow for a conference experience including lectures, expert panels, culinary skills-building programming, and small group interactions with your colleagues.

The overarching theme of this year’s conference is cultural explorations in Culinary Medicine and continued discussion of the intersection of healthcare and foodservice to focus on food and health among our patients, colleagues, and policy makers.

Thursday June 8, 2023

Optional hands-on Health meets Food modules with additional fee.

Friday June 9, 2023 – Building a Culinary Medicine Program at Your Site and Food Allergy and Intolerance

Friday programming will focus on updates on food allergies and intolerances, with lectures focusing on the state of the art and culinary experiences covering egg allergy, celiac disease, non-nutritive sweeteners.  Presentations on building Culinary Medicine programming will be featured.

Saturday June 10, 2023 – Patients and Patrons: Heritage Cooking for Health

This year’s focus on Patients and Patrons: Heritage Cooking for Health will include reviews of the Hispanic and Latino, African, and Asian cuisines, and the challenges of specific patient populations. Culinary experiences include cultural explorations of African, Caribbean, South American, and Asian cuisines.

Sunday June 11, 2023

Foodservice in healthcare is a critical element of our patients’ wellbeing, and this year’s Sunday programming will build on the themes of practice transformation with respect to the best practices of how food is delivered to our patients.

Optional hands-on Health meets Food module with additional fee.

• Participate in educational sessions dedicated to Culinary Medicine. (up to 14 hours CME/CNE/CPE).


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