BRIDGEPORT — St. Vincent’s Medical Center, 2800 Main St., Bridgeport, will host a cooking demo by a local chef from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the site of its farmers’ market located immediately in front of its main entrance. The event is free and open to the public and one of four cooking demos to be held at St. Vincent’s Famers Market. The other three dates for cooking demos are August 8, September 12 and October 10. No registration is necessary.

St. Vincent’s Farmer Stand operates every Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Oct. 31.

“Bringing Good Food for All” is the philosophy of Chef Raquel Rivera-Pablo, of A Pinch of Salt, who will prepare a “Summer Beet, Greens, Peas & Quinoa Salad with Orange Vinaigrette ,” using the fresh produce that Cecarelli Farms will provide. Free samples will be available on a first-come, first-served basis and recipes will be provided to all. The chef will give cooking tips as she prepares the dish and will take questions.

Cecarelli Farms of Northford will be providing fresh beets, kale, chard, lettuce and peas for sale that day at the market.

Parking for the event in visitor garage is free with validated ticket.

For more information, contact Lucinda I. Ames at 475-210-5550 or