Culinary Arts & Food

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Travel the globe in one evening with delightful appetizers from global cuisines. Your next dinner party guests will be impressed with the delicious international appetizers you have added to your repertoire.


Thursday, January 27, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
One of the best ways to eat healthily is to increase plant-based foods. Explore using plant-based proteins for meals and snacks. Designed for post-operative bariatric patients, families, and friends looking for healthy eating.


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What is more comforting than a warm handmade biscuit with melted butter? Discover techniques on how to make delectable from-scratch biscuits that will have the whole family coming back for more.


Monday, April 4, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Start your day off right with handmade breakfast pastries. Bake delicious breakfast pastries that will sweeten up any brunch.


Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Jazz up your cooking skills while exploring this all-American melting pot cuisine. Create several Cajun favorites that will transport your taste buds to the savory flavors of Louisiana.


Thursday, June 2, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Create fresh traditional jams and jellies to spread all year, just like grandma used to make.


Monday, June 13, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
In addition to making fresh cheeses, create cheese tray presentations and fun accompaniments such as homemade crackers and chutney to go with your favorite cheeses.


Thursday, April 14, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Monday, August 8, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
BAKE! Up some memories with your kids! Experience making homemade cookies together. You might get a little dirty, but it will be fun. Designed for one child 10 years and older, accompanied by one adult. Tuition and fees cover one child and one adult.


Tuesday, March 29, 2022, 06:00pm - 08:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Thursday, July 28, 2022, 06:00pm - 08:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Know a child that wants to bake? Experience making and decorating homemade cupcakes together. You may get a little dirty, but it will be fun. Designed for one child 6-9 years old, accompanied by one adult. Tuition and fees cover one child and one adult.


Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 06:00pm - 08:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Pizza? Yes, please. Explore the joy of making and baking delicious homemade pizza that you and the whole family will enjoy. Designed for one child 6-9 years old, accompanied by one adult. Tuition and fees cover one child and one adult.


Monday, January 31, 2022, 06:00pm - 08:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Thursday, June 23, 2022, 06:00pm - 08:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Discover how to spice up taco night with easy, fun recipes! You and your child will create tasty tacos that the whole family will enjoy. Designed for one child 10 years and older, accompanied by one adult. Tuition and fees cover one child and one adult.


Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 06:00pm - 08:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Calling all chiliheads. Let's get cookin'! Master the techniques to cook up a spicy chili and make some savory variations. A steaming pot of chili will make your house the place to be on those cold, wintry days.


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Taste the flavors of Asia's oldest civilization. From the favorites of big-city cuisine to simple street foods, discover what makes the culinary traditions of China so wonderfully simple and delicious.


Thursday, May 19, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Work with one of the most decadent ingredients in the pastry kitchen. Create chocolate truffles, chocolate-dipped marbled strawberries, and chocolate candy. Enjoy these delicious chocolate confections yourself or give as a gift.


Thursday, May 5, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Surprise that special person in your life with decadent chocolate desserts and treats that will delight any chocolate lover. Our chef will prepare you to satisfy all those chocolate cravings!


Thursday, February 10, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Cooking for one can be hard when most recipes are for multiple people. Ditch the leftovers and take home recipes for single servings.


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Wow your friends and family with your culinary skills. Demonstrations, paired with hands-on experiences, will cover culinary principles, tools of the trade, knife skills, vegetable cuts, and food preparation. Discover how to make salads and dressings, establish basic egg preparations, and create elaborate sauces.


February 2, 2022 to March 2, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Continue your culinary journey. Demonstrations, paired with hands-on experiences, will cover vegetables in various cooking methods, from frying to sautéing, plus meat techniques of braising, roasting, and grilling. Establish basic baking with muffins, biscuits, and cookies. The class culminates with you submitting and preparing your unique recipe.


March 23, 2022 to April 20, 2022, 06:00pm - 10:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Master herb and spice basics. The food will taste better, smell better, and impress your friends. Discover basic herb and spice combinations to enhance your dishes.


Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Monday, July 18, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Gather ideas for fresh and great-tasting dishes that you both will enjoy. Recipes shared will be quick and simple, perfect for entertaining after a busy day.


Thursday, March 10, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
What can you do with eggs? The recipes are endless. Discover several basic and fun ways to cook eggs. Use those skills to create amazing dishes that will please at either breakfast, lunch, or dinner.


Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
The holidays mean it's time to bake cookies! Explore techniques to make fun cookies that you can wow guests at your next holiday gathering or give as a thoughtful gift.


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Do you hate spending hours in the kitchen prepping for meals? Let us show you how to use fresh ingredients to create a chef-inspired meal in your own home with minimal prep time.


Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Prepare yourself for leadership in the ever-changing environment of professional food management with a food protection certification.


July 6-7, 2022, 09:00am - 03:00pm, TBA
Provides instruction on sanitation procedures in food preparation areas and how to prevent foodborne illnesses. As part of the program requirements, field experience in the workplace must be supervised by a Registered Dietitian (RD) and documented by the student to demonstrate competencies. Required textbook must be purchased online from the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) before the start of class.


January 25, 2022 to May 17, 2022, 09:00am - 04:00pm, TBA
Create your very own French experience, from the lavender fields of Provence to the rolling landscape of the Burgundy region. Explore all the wonderful tastes and flavors that make French cuisine second to none.


Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Travel to the pastry shops of France without leaving your kitchen! Explore classic French pastries that will leave you wanting to book a flight to Paris.


Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Viva Mozzarella! The art of making one of Italy's most popular classic cheeses and creating delicious traditional dishes with your handmade fresh mozzarella is a winner for friends and family.


Monday, May 23, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Join us in preparing some authentic, delicious German classics, from an excellent potato pancake to a fabulous schnitzel. Discover the food world of Oktoberfest.


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Cupcakes aren't just for children's school parties anymore. Craft tempting gourmet cupcakes that will be the star of any party.


Tuesday, May 3, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Explore the hearty and delectable style of authentic Greek cuisine with a focus on traditional recipes. From a robust entree to a refreshing yogurt dip, Greek cuisine has something for everyone.


Monday, July 25, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Get ready for those summer picnics and holiday cookouts with tips and tricks for grilling perfection and recipes that your friends and family will love.


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Grow your own herbs indoors or outdoors; save money and enhance your dishes! Herb preparation and storage options to increase freshness are explained.


Monday, June 20, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Biology Lab (2122)
Discover how to make unique gifts from the kitchen featuring homemade baked goods and treats that are perfect for thoughtful holiday gifts.


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Make pies from scratch. Discover how to make pie dough, fillings, and special toppings for a unique take on classic holiday pies.


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Join us for this fun and interactive class that will provide you with ideas for simple treats that can be served at holiday gatherings or given as gifts. You will have the opportunity to participate in making several recipes that are sure to be a hit!


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Discover how to use the trendiest kitchen tool on the market and go home with recipes that will please the whole family. You must bring your own instant pressure cooker to class.


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This is the perfect time of year to fill your home with the scent of freshly baked bread. Our experienced instructor will show you the steps to baking delicious bread and provide tips for making each loaf a success.


Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Monday, August 29, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Want to learn how to safely can? Take heart; it's not as hard as you think! Get an introduction to the equipment and procedures while learning the proper steps to can at home.


Monday, May 16, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Thursday, July 14, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Italian meals can be simple to prepare and delicious to eat! Gather recipe ideas that are convenient for everyday meals and learn how quality ingredients can spruce up common Italian dishes.


Monday, April 18, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Come and learn how to cook some basic keto recipes. Explore ways to eat keto without spending lots of extra money. Discover some of the basic substitutions for your favorite recipes.


Thursday, July 21, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Continue down your keto path while increasing your skills and adding to your recipe repertoire. Explore additional keto ingredients and put together delicious, low-carb entrées.


Thursday, March 3, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Thursday, August 18, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Discover some essential keto appetizers for any occasion that everyone will love.


Thursday, April 28, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Craving warm, healthy, keto-friendly soups? Have a favorite recipe you'd like to convert? Create flavorful soups using basic keto techniques and ingredients and discover ways to modify your personal favorites.


Thursday, February 3, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Did you know that making the appropriate cuts can help you get the most out of your ingredients? Practice knife skills that will assist with the presentation and quality of your dishes.


Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Monday, August 15, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Prepare refreshing lemon desserts that are perfect for a warm summer day. Learn all about using this bright fresh citrus fruit in handmade desserts that will brighten up your summer dessert game.


Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
What can you do with five 'Mother' sauces? The sky is the limit. Once you have learned the basic sauces, you can turn it into a variety of dishes.


Monday, April 25, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Thursday, July 7, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
High-heat, fast, fun, healthy, and affordable are all words to describe wok cooking. It's great for one person or a large family, and cleanup is a snap! With a few basic skills, it's easy to create wok recipes at home!


Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Meatless Mondays can now be a joy to look forward to. This class will teach hearty vegetarian recipes that vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike will enjoy.


Monday, February 14, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Stretching from the south of Portugal to the coast of Israel, the foods of the Mediterranean are filled with simple yet flavorful dishes that reflect the sunny nature of the region.


Thursday, August 25, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Explore the mosaic of colors and flavors that Mexican foods have to offer. Come learn to prepare basic Tex-Mex favorites along with traditional options that everyone will love.


Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Provides instruction on basic nutrition, body systems, disease, special diets, and CMS regulations. As part of the program requirements, field experience in the workplace must be supervised by a Registered Dietitian (RD) and documented by the student to demonstrate competencies. The required textbook must be purchased online from the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) before the start of class.


July 12, 2022 to November 1, 2022, 09:00am - 04:00pm, TBA
Warm yourself up with a satisfying soup that is good for you and your soul. Starting with a good chicken soup base, discover how to make it into several different soups.


Tuesday, February 8, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
The incredible, edible egg has many wonderful uses and preparation styles. Discover the basics of folding the perfect omelette, baking a great frittata, and building a flavorful quiche.


Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Discover how to make pies from scratch, starting with the perfect pie dough. Explore the different crust styles, lattice toppings, and bake excellent fruit-filled and cream pies.


Monday, March 7, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Add some pizzazz to pizza night by making your own homemade pizza. Explore everything from traditional Italian-style pizza to a fun modern take on pizza.


Tuesday, April 5, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Using fresh ingredients, learn how to make pico de gallo, salsa verde, and other traditional salsas to enjoy with your favorite south of the border meals.


Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
A delicious bowl of homemade soup is just what is needed during the cold winter months. Make and taste several fabulous soup recipes while learning basic soup-making techniques.


Thursday, February 24, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Experience the down-home comfort of decadent Southern pies. Join in the fun as you learn how to make some of the best southern pies you will ever taste.


Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Pies aren't just for the winter holidays; summertime is the perfect time to enjoy delicious fruit pies and cold cream pies like Grandma used to make. Nothing says summer like a refreshing slice of lemon meringue or tangy key lime pie. Get ready to have some fun!


Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Discover the basics of sushi making in a fun and relaxed environment. Take advantage of working with top-notch ingredients and practice your sushi rolls with a professional Chef. You'll be ready to host your own sushi party in no time!


Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Hot tamales are hard to beat and making them at home is easier than you think. Develop skills and techniques to create this traditional Mexican dish.


Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Love antique cookbooks or your grandmother's collection of recipes? Then this is the class for you! Explore recipes from the yesteryears and discover how to substitute modern ingredients when cooking from your favorite vintage and antique cookbooks.


Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Explore the mosaic of colors and flavors that Mexican cooking has to offer. Come learn to prepare basic Tex-Mex favorites along with traditional options that everyone will love.


Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Come explore some highlights of the wonderful, exotic, and flavorful cuisine of Thailand.


Thursday, June 9, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)
Desserts, one thing you think you can't do without. Discover some easy and great tasting desserts that you can eat every day on the keto diet.


Thursday, March 31, 2022, 06:00pm - 09:00pm, Culinary Classroom (1436)