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After you’ve tackled these fundamental cooking techniques, there is no limit to the variation of meals you can make.Knife Skills (everything you need to know)Browning Meats (perfect skillet steak)Making Pan Sauces (red wine-shallot pan sauce)Roasting Root Vegetables (roasted purple potatoes and fennel)Cooking Leafy Greens (Swiss chard with garlic

$100
Th.   Nov 6th, 6pm
Beginner
(95)
Thursday November 6 6pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $100
Saturday November 15 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $100
Friday November 21 7pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $100
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Picking up where the Culinary "Mini" Boot Camp left off, new recipes and techniques will be covered in this next step in your culinary education, as you delve deeper into topics and ingredients. This is a necessary "kitchen essentials" course for any home cook.Week 1: Knife SkillsWeek 2: Poultry CookeryWeek 3: Beef CookeryWeek 4: Fish TechWeek 5: B

$575
T.   Oct 21st - Nov 18th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(21)

Whether you’re learning to cook or learning to cook really well, this 3-class series will give you all the confidence you need to relax and really enjoy cooking. Each week focuses on one basic cooking technique: sautéing, roasting, and grilling. We’ll make sauces, practice knife skills, and arm you with lots of other basics. Classes are taugh

$350
M.   Nov 3rd - Nov 17th, 6:30pm
All levels
(26)

Learn some of the same basic culinary fundamental skills taught to chefs in the finest cooking schools. Topics covered include: knife skills, principles and application of all the major cooking methods, how to cook poultry, meat & fish, plating & presentation, and more. This program is a must for anyone who is tired of ruining dinner or co

$450
M.   Oct 20th - Nov 17th, 7pm
All levels
(31)

At the end of the class, the students will learn new ways of cooking legumes. Legumes are a super food! They have a high nutritional value, but zero fat and sugar. They play a pivotal role in the Greek diet and are consumed in many interesting ways. This lesson is full of some simple recipes and ideas of how to cook and pair them in your every

$90
F.   Nov 14th, 10am
All levels

Students work with fresh seasonal farmers’ produce and other healthful ingredients to prepare gourmet meals in a relaxed setting. Each student receives a recipe packet and all classes end with a sit-down dinner.Menu:Clams CasinoCaesar Salad with Homemade CroutonsSkirt Steak with Mustard SauceCreamed SpinachTriple Baked PotatoesMolten Chocolate Ca

$95
Su.   Nov 16th, 5pm
All levels
(19)

Lecture / workshopFood blogging serves as a satisfying creative outlet for many, an income source or even a full-time job for some. Whether you have a deep understanding of the “blogosphere” or none at all, this all-day blogging workshop will provide you with invaluable insight into the vast world of online publishing. Digital strategy expert A

$125
Sa.   Jan 24th, 10am
All levels
(22)

Adapt smart systems and techniques from the professional kitchen to the home. The very methods which allow a few cooks in a tight kitchen to feed a crowd of patrons beautiful meals all night scale down to a strategy enabling home cooks to make more healthful, varied, efficient, impromptu, and economical meals for themselves at home. The cost inclu

$250
Sa.   Nov 15th, 5:30pm
All levels
Saturday November 15 5:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $250
Sunday November 16 12pm - 4pm 1 Session $250
Sunday December 7 12pm - 4pm 1 Session $250
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Aphrodisiac is a Greek word associated with Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love. In this brand new class, award-winning cookbook author, slow food advocate, and founder of the only Greek cooking school in Sydney, Australia, Maria Benardis will teach you how to cook for your partner and loved ones with “agapi” (unconditional love). Maria will begin b

$115
F.   Feb 6th, 6pm
All levels
(22)

Hanukkah is a time to celebrate the festival of lights and share special foods with friends and family, but eating lots of fried foods and certain types of dairy can be rough on our digestive systems. Jennifer Abadi, author of A Fistful of Lentils, will show you how to maintain the spirit and tradition of Hanukkah with her fresh, modern take on con

$115
M.   Dec 8th, 6:30am
All levels
(22)

Learn strategies for successful, creative, and improvisational meals, meals that are efficient, healthy, and cost-conscious, but that are first and foremost a pleasure to cook, and delicious for all to eat. The cost includes a greenmarket lunch, an array of tastings, a 50-page workbook, and a bag of sample provisions to take home. Also, all Worksh

$250
Su.   Oct 26th, 12pm
All levels
Sunday October 26 12pm - 4pm 1 Session $250
Saturday December 6 5:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $250
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We'll cover all the basic skills you need to get you started feeling comfortable and creative in the kitchen. The boot camp series will meet every week for a total of 3 weeks, giving you time to practice everything you've learned before tackling the next set of skills. Class #1:Knife Skills 101 Hanger Steak with Red Wine Pan SauceRoasted

$395
W.   Oct 29th - Nov 19th, 6pm
All levels
(95)

Classic Chanukah dishes can be innovative and delicious without taking ages to make. Native Israeli Chef-Instructor Einav Gefen will lead you through a menu that goes beyond tradition, including: Grandma Ruthie’s Best-Ever Doughnuts with Vanilla Cream, Dulce de Leche, Marshmallow Filling, or Strawberry Jam (and a variety of glazes); Sweet Potato

$115
Su.   Dec 14th, 10am
Beginner
(110)

Chef David Mawhinney is known for his fried chicken. He makes it for birthdays, weddings and to cheer up beleaguered staff after a particularly long day. In this class, he will share the secrets of his fried chicken and biscuits, and in turn teach students the fundamentals of butchering, frying and baking.Intensive Kitchen Basics is our version of

$125
Th.   Nov 13th, 7pm
Beginner
(26)

Let Chef Hong Thaimee teach you the basics of Thai cooking in her hands-on Thai 101 course. Cooking classes make great gifts, birthday or anniversary celebrations, team-building events, family reunions, friendly get-togethers, and more.What dishes will I learn to cook?You will cook three staple Thai dishes, all of which can be made vegetarian or ve

$95
Sa.   Oct 25th, 11:30am
All levels
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Saturday October 25 11:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday November 1 11:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday November 8 11:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday November 15 11:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday November 22 11:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday December 6 11:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday December 13 11:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday December 20 11:30am - 1:30pm 1 Session $95
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You'll learn the principles underlying the school's cooking philosophy, including criteria for healthful food selection, basic principles of nutrition, the art of creating balanced meals, the principles of opposites, five-Phase Chinese Dietary Theory and rhe acid/alkaline balance. This 4-part series of lectures will introduce you to an entirely new

$260
Sa.   Feb 7th, 10am
Beginner
(22)
Saturday February 7 10am - 4:30pm 1 Session $260
Sunday February 8 10am - 4:30pm 1 Session $260
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Barbecue is probably one of the most recognized culinary preparations of Korean cuisine. The interactive style of dining makes it a social form of dining that is conducive for entertaining. In this class, Shin Kim teaches students how to prepare Korean galbi - grilled beef short rib and spicy pork belly and how to set up a full spread of Korean BBQ

$135
Th.   Oct 30th, 7pm
All levels
(26)

Good knives are the foundation of a well equipped kitchen. This class remedies all these basic issues: You will learn how to slice, dice, and chop in the safest and most efficient manner. Knowing how to use knives skillfully is the foundation of all cooking, and should not be scary or frustrating. Many home and even professional cooks don't always

$105
Su.   Oct 26th, 10am
Beginner
(110)
Sunday October 26 10am - 1pm 1 Session $105
Monday November 3 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Friday November 7 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Sunday November 16 10am - 1pm 1 Session $105
Sunday November 16 2pm - 5pm 1 Session $105
Tuesday November 25 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Thursday December 4 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
Friday December 12 6pm - 9pm 1 Session $105
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Learn the steps to create cake pops from start to finish.

$75
Sa.   Nov 15th, 11am
Beginner
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Saturday November 15 11am - 2pm 1 Session $75
Sunday November 16 11am - 2pm 1 Session $75
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We will be cooking and baking French traditional pastry. From Profiteroles to Creamy Lemon Tart. Learn French baking recipes! Discover and share seasonal French pastries. Menu will change from class to class, rotating between 3 or 4 traditional french pastry recipes.Students will take home what they made.

$110
M.   Nov 17th, 6:15pm
Beginner
(6)