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Basic Knife Skills

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Whether a veteran cook or just beginning, everyone can use some basic knife skills. This class begins with a discussion of purchase and care of your knives followed by demonstration of practical skills of various fruits, herbs, and vegetables. Each student will break down a chicken and then prepare a stir-fry with the work that you’ve done. ON THE...

Monday Oct 23rd, 10:30am

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Everyday Cooking: Cooking Without A Recipe

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

In this dynamic, hands-on workshop, students learn essential techniques for building a culinary foundation. Come play in our kitchens and create your own masterpiece! Learn the techniques and methods needed to set the foundation for cooking without a recipe.  The morning session of the class is a demonstration format. Chef Joel will cover a large...

Saturday Nov 11th, 9am

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Beginning Cake Decorating with Buttercream

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Learn how to slice, fill and decorate a cake using buttercream. We will focus on building a flat, straight cake with smooth buttercream sides. You will also learn several piping techniques to create beautiful borders and buttercream flowers. A pre-baked cake will be provided and you can take your creation home to share with your family and friends....

Tuesday Nov 21st, 6:30pm

Teen Skills for Life

at Calbra Classics - Montgomery Village
7621 Rickenbacker Dr Ste 600A, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879

An engaging and fun class session. Learn how to create healthy and delicious dishes that are impressive, alongside basic cooking techniques and skills. Classes include: copies of the recipes, and a meal of your own making. Cuisine Style: Nigerian & West African

Saturday Sep 30th, 12pm

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Parent/Teen: Fall Pasta

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Chef Neil teaches our very best pasta class using durum flour. This pasta is identical as what is used in the fine dining restaurants in this country and Italy. Menu: Basic Durum Pasta  Papardelle Pasta with Shrimp and Alfredo Sauce Please Note: This class is for one teen (aged 13-17) and a parent/guardian.

Saturday Sep 30th, 1:30pm

Fall Pasta

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Chef Neil teaches our very best pasta class using durum flour. This pasta is identical as what is used in the fine dining restaurants in this country and Italy. On the Menu: Basic Durum Pasta Raviloi Stuffed with Ricotta, Spinach, Citrus Hazan's Tomato Sauce Paparedelle with Alfredo Sauce and Shrimp

Friday Oct 13th, 10:30am

Parent/Child: Pasta

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Chef Neil teaches our very best pasta class using durum flour. This pasta is identical as what is used in the fine dining restaurants in this country and Italy. This class is open to kids 9-12 years old with Parent/Guardian. ON THE MENU: July 15  Homemade Egg Pasta Cheese Ravioli Mushroom Ravioli Marinara Sauce and Alfredo Sauce ...

Saturday Oct 14th, 1:30pm

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Not Your Mama's Cupcake

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Go beyond the basics and learn how to make cupcakes that rival plated desserts!   ON THE MENU: Marshmallow filled Choc Cupcakes (marshmallow fluff, ganache, chocolate cupcakes)  Lemon Meringue Cupcakes (yellow cupcakes, lemon curd, swiss meringue) Chocolate Dipped Red Velvet Cupcakes (red velvet cupcakes, white chocolate cream cheese)...

Friday Oct 20th, 5:30pm

Winter Pasta

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Chef Neil teaches our very best pasta class using durum flour. This pasta is identical as what is used in the fine dining restaurants in this country and Italy. On the Menu: Basic Durum Pasta Ravioli Stuffed with Sweet Potato and Ricotta Vodka Tomato Sauce Papardelle with Goat Cheese Sauce and Shrimp

Friday Nov 17th, 10:30am

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Culinary Skills Lab (Session 1)

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Gain the culinary confidence you’ve been looking for! This class is a culinary crash course in all the basics. Upon completion, you will have the skills you need to comfortably make dinner for your family and entertain your friends. Topics to be discussed & dishes to prepare: Knife Skills Discuss Purchase and Care of Knives Break Down a...

$570

6 sessions

Thursday Oct 12th, 10:30am

Cake Overload Series

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Ever get confused about different types of cake batters, fillings and buttercreams? Here’s your chance to learn all the major players including butter based, oil based, sponge, chiffon, mousse, meringues, and flourless AND learn how to slice, fill and decorate them using several different techniques including smooth buttercream, chocolate glazing,...

$570

6 sessions

Tuesday Oct 3rd, 6:30pm

Primary Skills Weekend

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

This weekend course provides an overview of basic culinary techniques. Menus support and reinforce techniques and skills demonstrated. Perfect for the new cook or someone who wants to expand their skills in the kitchen. Schedule of Activities: Day 1 – AM: Knife Skills and Stocks Menu: Basic Chicken Stock; Asian Turkey Burgers with Basil Mayonnaise;...

$420

2 sessions

Saturday Oct 21st, 9am

Intro to Kitchen Skills

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Through a menu format, you’ll learn the “why” behind what we do in the kitchen, including knife skills, how to purchase and use kitchen equipment and ingredients, as well as solid culinary techniques. Veteran cooks and beginners will learn and practice basic knife skills including how to hone and sharpen a knife, slice and dice an onion, dice...

Friday Nov 10th, 10:30am

Scone Workshop

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Learn the basics of scones while making and baking a variety of scones that you get to take home!   ON THE MENU: Chocolate Chip Scones Apricot Scones Wisconsin Cheddar and Ham Scones Cranberry and Almond Scones Whole Wheat Buttermilk Scones And more!

Friday Feb 9th, 10:30am

Classic Italian Sauces & Beyond

at L'Academie de Cuisine - Bethesda
5021 Wilson Ln, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

This Italian Sauce workshop teaches all the basics to make, pair, and serve delicious Italian sauces. We’ll begin by overviewing the history of Italy’s five favorite sauces, and then prepare them. Next, we’ll prepare them with iconic Italian dishes such as Linguine al Pesto, Chicken alla parmigiana, Rigatoni alla Besciamella, Venetian Sole in...

Saturday Jan 20th, 10am