Eat Well, Live Well with the French Cultural Center
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Join the French Cultural Center for a series of cooking and wellness workshops for women.

French Cultural Center Wellness Series Boston Back Bay

Is living healthy at the top of your resolutions this year? Join physician and Certified Health and Wellness Coach Martine Vounatsos for a series of three cooking workshops. We will discuss ways to incorporate wellness into every aspect of a woman’s mental and physical health, from exercise and supplements to sleep habits and cooking methods.

Participants will craft and enjoy a traditional and healthy French meal with Martine in a convivial environment.

Each workshop will begin promptly at 11:10 AM. Aprons, ingredients, and will be kitchenware provided.

Please note, this event is intended for women only and in English.

About the Workshops
FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Come learn about nutrients, water intake, and dietary habits, then enjoy preparing soupe de poireaux et pommes de terre avec une salade en vinaigrette (potato leek soup and salad with homemade vinaigrette).

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

In this discussion, we will learn about sleeping better and exercising—how and when? For the cooking workshop, attendees will prepare velouté d’asperges et salade de carottes râpées (asparagus soup and homemade carrot salad).

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

For our last discussion, we will learn about vitamins, supplements, and meditation. For the cooking workshop, attendees will prepare soupe et crème de champignons et salade frisée au vinaigre balsamique (mushroom soup and frisée salad with homemade balsamic vinaigrette).

Ellie Fund’s Red Carpet Gala at Fairmont Copley Plaza
Feb 24 @ 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Didn’t get your invite to the Oscars? It’s just as well because the Ellie Fund is hosting their 23rd Annual Red Carpet Gala the same evening with an epic awards watching party and tasting event.

On Sunday, February 24th, head on over to the Fairmont Copley Plaza to join Boston’s top movers & shakers in a celebration of film, philanthropy and food from some of the city’s best chefs. You’ll have the chance to meet Stefano Zimei of Chopps American Bar & GrillDelio Susi of SulmonaPatrick McRell of Our FathersTatiana Rosana of Outlook at the EnvoySean MacAlpine of City TableStan Hilbert owner of ForageEfe Onoglu of Nahita and Brian Mercury of Oak + Rowan.

In addition to the chef stations, there’ll be a cocktail reception, silent & live auctions, streaming of the awards show straight from Hollywood, dancing and live music. The night is all in support of the nonprofit’s mission to help breast cancer patients with transportation, light housekeeping, grocery assistance and more. Tickets are $300 per person, and you can reserve an entire table if you’ve got a group of eight — get more details and find the tickets this way.

Photos and text from Boston Chefs