Foodie Down Bronx: Fresh Wey & Emily Schlag

Feb. 12, 2020
Foodie Down Bronx: Fresh Wey & Emily Schlag

This week on Foodie Down Bronx, host Em is joined on set by Registered Dietitian/Chef Emily Schlag who has been appointed the General Manager of the new Teaching Kitchen and Center for Culinary Medicine, which will open as part of the SBH Health and Wellness Center in the Bronx this spring.

Also on this episode, Health and Wellness host, Mary Vin Rose visits the Fresh Wey Juice Bar in Parkchester to discuss the reasons why you need more fruit and veggies and your diet, and the easiest and tastiest way to enjoy them.

About Fresh Wey


All of our juices and smoothies are made to order to your specification, with a variety of fresh produce and add-ons. NO syrups, NO artificial flavors. JUST NATURE IN A CUP!


Commercial grade juicer extracts value from a variety of fruits and vegetables. This method keeps more NUTRIENTS fresh in your juice, resulting in a healthier you!  FRESHER OPTIONS! We refuse to compromise on quality at our juice bar. That's why we source our fresh ingredients locally; so you get the freshest natural drinks possible.

About Emily Schlag

Emily Schlag is an experienced registered dietitian and educator with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education field. She was most recently the assistant program director at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University in New Orleans. Skilled in culinary arts, dietetics, healthy eating, community nutrition, and maternal & child health. Strengths include disseminating nutrition information to a wide variety of audiences and demonstrating through hands-on learning how food can be simple, delicious, affordable, and healthy. 

Saint Barnabas Hospital’s Upcoming Teaching Kitchen

SBH's new teaching kitchen will include nutritional education in the form of hands-on cooking classes for the public when it opens. This is particularly important in the Bronx, which perennially finishes in 62nd and last place in New York State when it comes to health outcomes, and is often referred to as a "food desert."

Tune in to watch this episode on BronxNet channel 67 Optimum/ 33 Fios on the following days and times: