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"Resistant Starch, Why It Is Good For You And How To Achieve It" Presented By Chef Bergeron And Potluck


April 7th, 2019.


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM




Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street, Suffield, CT


Harry Greenberg Email veggyharry@aol.com



On April 7 at 4 pm, Northern Connecticut Vegetarians' Potluck featured speaker is Chef Ken Bergeron.  His talk is "Resistant Starch, Why It Is Good For You And How To Achieve It."  You are most likely already consuming it.  Ken promises to have samples for you to taste.  He is the author of Professional Vegetarian Cooking with over 200 vegan recipes.  Ken Bergeron is Vegan CEC (ACF Certified Executive Chef) and was awarded 2017 Leadership and Professionalism Award, CT Chefs.   He was nominated the Favorite U.S Vegan Chef in VegNews Vegetarian Magazine.  Ken won the 1st Gold Medals ever awarded with all vegan entries.  (no vegetarian winner prior) for savory foods and pastry at Culinary Arts Salons in the U.S. (1991, 1994) and at the "Culinary Olympics" in Frankfurt, Germany in 1992 and 1st Gold for Raw Foods Platter in 2002. He has conducted seminars at Bates, Williams, Connecticut Colleges, UCONN, Syracuse and many other schools and businesses



After the presentation, Northern Connecticut Vegetarians invite you to the Vegan Potluck.  Our Vegan Potlucks are open to anyone interested in being healthy or in a healthy environment.  The Potluck is held at Suffield Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street, Suffield, CT.  Free parking is available.  When you visit NORTHERN CONNECTICUT VEGETARIAN SOCIETY, you're in for a treat.


For the Potluck, bring a healthy Vegan dish to share with serving utensils, a list of its ingredients, your place setting, and your recipe.  Vegan food has no animal ingredients (zero honey, dairy, eggs, meat, and fish).  You may bring a pound raw unsalted nuts (as walnuts or almonds)  or fresh fruits or vegetable salad. 

A donation of only $9 is requested for adults. Children are welcome and free.  For more information, email Harry at veggyharry@aol.com or call 860 623-8082.