Baptist Health Offering Free Cooking Classes, Complete With Take-Home Meals

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – This spring and summer, Baptist Health Community Outreach will hold a variety of monthly classes to help central Arkansas residents make easy and delicious meals at home that won’t break the bank or health goals.

The Cooking with Community Outreach classes are taught by Baptist Health registered dietitian Samantha Stadter and are designed to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. During each class, students will prepare, cook and taste different dishes using a variety of ingredients. 

Classes are held every third Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Partnership for a Healthy Arkansas Building, 10117 Kanis Road in Little Rock:

  • May 18: Turkey tacos with mango salsa
  • June 15: Orzo salad with seasonal vegetables
  • July 20: Cheesy bruschetta chicken and vegetables

 Each student will leave class with a satisfied stomach, written recipes and tips, and best of all – the Community Outreach staff will handle kitchen clean up!  

To register for one of the Cooking with Community Outreach classes listed, visit or call Baptist Health Community Outreach at (501) 202-1540.


About Baptist Health

For more than a century, Baptist Health has delivered All Our Best in health care through Christian compassion and innovative services. Baptist Health is Arkansas’ most comprehensive health care organization with more than 250 points of access that include 11 hospitals; urgent care centers; a senior living community; over 100 primary and specialty care clinics; a college with studies in nursing and allied health; a graduate residency program; and access to virtual care anytime, anywhere. It is also the largest private not-for-profit health care organization based in Arkansas, providing care through the support of approximately 11,000 employees, groundbreaking treatments, renowned physicians and community outreach programs. For more information about Baptist Health, visit, call Baptist Health HealthLine at 1-888-BAPTIST or download the myBaptistHealth app.