Docs in the Kitchen – Low Salt & Full of Flavor

Sat, 09/30/2023 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

A Cookin' Docs production brought to you by the University of Arizona Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Watermark Retirement Communities’ Hacienda at the River:

Image of spoons with various spices in yellow, orange, green, red... with "Docs in the Kitchen" overlayed on it

Saturday, September 30th | 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Images of Juanita Merchant, MD, PhD, Amy Sussman, MD, and Chef David SullivanSkip the salt shaker and discover how to make low-sodium meals that please the palate. Join us for our groundbreaking Docs in the Kitchen program, created in partnership with the University of Arizona, as we invite Gastroenterology and Hepatology Chief at the University of Arizona Juanita Merchant, MD, PhD, and Director of the University of Arizona Nephrology Fellowship Director Amy Sussman, MD, along with Hacienda at the River’s very own Chef David Sullivan for a fun and informative cooking demonstration.

Find out how maintaining a low-sodium diet can help kidney disorders, high blood pressure, and heart disease while learning how to keep things flavorful with savory spices and cooking techniques. We’ll share small bites and wine as well as a plated dinner, so bring your appetite for culinary adventure!

Learn more.

Cost per person: This event is a fundraiser with a portion of the ticket price going to the University of Arizona Foundation and net proceeds benefiting the University of Arizona Gastroenterology and Nephrology programs. Tickets are $100 per person, $70 of which qualifies as a tax-deductible donation. Payments are processed by the University of Arizona.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION: Space is limited for this exclusive event. Please call 520-485-1060 to RSVP.
We look forward to meeting you!

Image of flyer for Sept. 30 Docs in the Kitchen gastrodietary event focusing on low-salt diets  

Flyer for event:  23-thr-1629b_docs_in_the_kitchen_fl_final_09-30.pdf

For questions or accommodations that may be necessary, please call 520-485-1060 at least three days in advance of event. 

Event Location: 

Image of The Hacienda at the River, a Watermark Retirement Community, in TucsonThe Hacienda at the River • A Watermark Retirement Community
2720 East River Road • Tucson, AZ 85718 • 520-485-1060 •

Event Coordinator Name: 
Carmen Mendoza
Event Contact Department: 
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology