Party Food: Small Plates, Appetizers, and Hors d'Oeuvres

Make a meal out of just the appetizers. Food is for sharing and that’s what this class is all about. Learn to create fine finger foods, delicious dips, and impressive cuts of meat.

 

January 21, 2017

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

$75 per person

Bite-Sized Delights

Our sweetest sweets class yet!  With special guest, award winning Pastry Chef Paige Chapman.  Learn the art of mini desserts and create some take home treats for that special someone.

 

February 11, 2017

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

$75 per person

Basic Meat & Fish

Learn basics of meat & fish selection and handling; & basic knife skills including filleting & separating, de-boning, seasoning, marinating and storing flat fish, pork and beef cuts.

 

 

March 11, 2017

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

$75 per person

International Cuisine:

Indian/Asian

Explore traditional dishes to “Americanized” takeout favorites like Chicken Tikka Masala, Scallion Pancakes, Indian Samosas and a simple version of General Tso’s.

 

April 29, 2017

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

$75 per person

International Cuisine:

Mediterranean/Greece to Italy

Our Mediterranean class will emphasize simple, healthy foods using traditional ingredients like olive oil, fresh fish, nuts, seeds, and items from Helms College Culinary garden overseen by our Associates Program class.

 

May 20, 2017

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

$75 per person

Bar-B-Que: Grilling & Smoking

Marinades, dry rubs, smoking and sauces.  We’ll show you how to get the most flavor from choosing the right cut of meat to cooking, resting and serving it properly.

 

June 24, 2017

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

$75 per person

Kids in the Kitchen

Our chefs will help young aspiring chefs get on the right culinary track with some basic knife skills, sautéing, and roasting techniques.  They’ll also get to prepare some simple sauces and, of course, eat their creations.

 

July 22, 2017

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

$75 per person

Salads & Sides

From the outer edge to the center of our plates, salads and side dishes are becoming the main event.  Create tasty and appealing salads, dressings, and side dishes with just a few basic rules to follow.

 

August 19, 2017

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

$75 per person

Pizza, Flatbread & Focaccia

Learn how to prepare delicious combinations of sauces, toppings and doughs using expert culinary techniques.  Explore flavors and textures from Sicily to Brooklyn with one of America’s favorite foods.

 

October 14, 2017

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

$75 per person

Desserts

Easily jazz up your favorite desserts from pies and cakes to ice creams and custards.  Prepare basic dessert sauces like chocolate and raspberry coulis, make tulie cookie plate garnishes, and pipe the perfect whipped cream rosette.

 

November 11, 2017

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

$75 per person