Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is working to target health issues, and look for ways to reduce them in our community. Let’s Talk Health has focused on the African-American and Latino population around Grand Rapids, and Michigan. One of the ways BCBS is spreading awareness about men’s health is through local events.
The Let’s Talk Health, Real Men Can Cook and Eat Healthy event brought together local celebrity men, who spent time in the kitchen preparing healthy dishes to serve to the Let’s Talk Health audience. The event was held at the Kroc Center on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The winner, selected by a panel of judges, received a monetary prize which would be gifted to the chef’s local charity of choice. A People’s Choice winner was also selected. This year’s grand prize winner was Rick Baker from the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, for his unique pork loin dish. Jesse Bernal took home the People’s Choice award with a heart-healthy turkey taco dish.