Wrap It Up
Thursday, December 12, 2013 | $65 | 6:00 to 8:00pm
Join Chef Peng Jones, from Asian Cookery, as she instructs you in making Southeast Asian "wraps". In this hands-on class, you will learn to prepare Thai Spring Rolls, Vietnamese Summer Rolls, and Malaysian Wraps. So after wrapping up the holiday presents, you'll be ready to wrap up a special dinner treat for your family. Chef Peng Jones also teaches classes in her home. Check out her website at www.asiancookery.net. Please bring a chef's knife and apron.
Holiday Gift Breads
Monday, December 16, 2013 | $55 | 6:00 to 8:00pm
Who doesn't like to receive home-baked goods as gifts? Join Chef Sherry Bolte from Fort Carson Culinary Academy as she teaches you how to bake quick breads adapting them to our high elevation. In this hands-on class, students will make Pecan Pumpkin Bread, Banana Nut Bread, and Cranberry Orange Bread. Whether you've attempted to make quick breads in the past or want to perfect your skills, this class will prepare you to get baking in your kitchen and share your bread with family and friends this special time of year.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 | $65 | 6:00 to 8:00pm
Join Chef Don Louie as he instructs you in the art of making sushi. Chef Don, taught by the Imperial Sous Chef of Japan, will teach you the secret and techniques to great sushi-making. You will learn to make the basic roll in addition to it's variations. Whether you've never made sushi before or want to perfect your skills, you will leave this class prepared to impress your friends and family this holiday season.
Fun With Fondues
Monday, December 30, 2013 | $65 | 6:00 to 8:00pm
Join Chef Tom Schaefer from Fort Carson Culinary Academy as he guides you through the preparation of various fondues in this hands-on class. He will cover broth, oil, cheese and chocolate fondue mediums. You will be inspired with great ideas for your New Years celebration or any special occasion.
Monday, January 6, 2013 | $65 | 6:00 to 8:00pm
Save time, energy and learn to cook healthier and better tasting food using today's safe pressure cookers. Chefs Kathy Anderson and Stephanie VanIwaarden from Crazy Good Chefs, will teach you how versatile and easy it is to prepare your meals "under pressure" in this demonstration class. You will sample Boeuf Bourguignon, Korean Style Short Ribs, Oreo Cookie Cheesecake, and more.
It's Greek To Me
Monday, January 13, 2013 | $70 or $120/couple | 6:00 to 8:00pm
Learn to make traditional Greek fare in this demonstration class taught by Chef Brian Plumer from Mediterranean Café. From appetizer to dessert, Chef Brian will teach you the techniques and methods of preparing dishes such as Dolmas, Braised Lamb, Pasta with Eggplant, Baklava. This sampling will be paired with a wine selected by the Chef. After attending the New England Culinary Institute, Chef Brian worked his way from line chef to Sous Chef to Executive Chef in fine dining establishments. He is partner of the Mediterranean Café in Downtown Colorado Springs.
Chinese New Year Specialties
Thursday, January 23, 2013 | $65 | 6:00 to 8:00pm
The Chinese New Year 4712 begins on January 31, 2014 and lasts 15 days. 2014 is the Year of the Horse. Symbolic foods are an integral part of the festivities surrounding Chinese New Year, the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar. Join Chef Peng Jones from Asian Cookery in this demonstration class and learn how to cook some of these delicious dishes and celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Winter Comfort Foods
Monday, January 27, 2013 | $65 | 6:00 to 8:00pm
Warm your senses and your soul with the nostalgia of comfort foods. Join Chef Michelle Hopkins from The Manna Mobile as she teaches you how to make the ultimate Chicken Pot Pie without spending all day in the kitchen. In this hands-on class, you will make a “Perfect Pie Crust” (using a food processor) which can be used for both sweet and savory pies. You will also make a White Bean Chicken Chili to warm you on a cold winter day. Please bring an apron and chef’s knife.