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Culinary Program

“Cooking Along the Crooked Road” classes offer children, teens and adults  hands-on, creative experiences that can transform mere nourishment into culinary adventures. Students of all ages acquire valuable life-long skills, taught by local chefs and other accomplished, imaginative cooks. From healthy lifestyle cooking and a variety ethnic culinary classes to bread and pastry making and special youth classes, there is something for everyone in the warmth of the teaching kitchen!

2017 COOKING CLASSES-All Classes 6-9pm/$35 unless otherwise noted.

 June 19 – June 22, 9AM -12:30PM – Summer Sizzlin’ in the Kitchen Teen Camp register

TAKE A CULINARY TRIP AROUND THE WORLD! Enjoy four days of chillin’ and cookin’ in the teaching kitchen with local chefs and culinary experts. This year’s camp will feature Culinary cultures from Around the World. Teens will enjoy learning about food from France, Asia, Mexico and Italy. Teens,ages 12-17 will learn basic kitchen and knife skills. Using math skills to work on recipes and artistic flair to create their own new recipes during Jr. Iron Chef games…teens will develop new friendships and team building skills. This class is for every cooking level..from beginner to those who have cooked at home or with friends. On the final day, the class will prepare a buffet lunch for parents to show off the skills that have been developed during the week.

Detailed flyer available.
Camp Hours: 9 am -12:30 pm Mon, Tues, Wed 9 am-1:30 pm Thurs

June 26-June 29, 9AM-12PM – Kids in the Kitchen Summer Cooking Camp register

 
By popular demand, we are offering a new Kid’s in The Kitchen Cooking Camp this year for ages 8-12. Modeled after our popular Sizzlin’ in The Kitchen Summer Teen Camp, this camp will be geared to younger children, but with the same format of having a different chef teach an exciting subject each day. From baking to breakfast to fixing lunch, snacks and in between, the kids will learn about simple knife skills, kitchen safety, proper ways to read recipes, measuring, and basic skills. On the last day of camp, parents are invited to lunch! Join us for this fun and educational four days in the kitchen! Meet new friends, get creative and learn focus skills when working with a team! Reserve your spot now!

detailed flyer available April 1, 2017

Dates and times: M-Tu-W- 9:00 to Noon Thursday 9-12:30 with parent lunch.

July 17 9AM- 12PM – Kid’s Cake Decorating Class with Nancy Goolsby register

Do you have a child who loves to watch the kids’ baking shows on TV? Get them out of the house and let them learn to decorate themselves at a fun summer class at Higher Ed! 

During this three hour class taught by Nancy Goolsby of Nancy’s Fancies, kids ages 9-13 will learn basic cake decorating techniques from crumb-coating to icing and piping. The class will learn some basic cake terminology and learn how to color icing and fill a piping bag properly. Students will also have fun baking and decorating their own cupcakes and take home their own decorated 6 inch cake.

July 18 9AM- 12PM – Kid’s Cake Decorating Class with Nancy Goolsby 2 register

We have added a second class! The first filled up so quickly! Do you have a child who loves to watch the kids’ baking shows on TV? Get them out of the house and let them learn to decorate their own cakes at a fun summer class at Higher Ed!

During this three hour class taught by Nancy Goolsby of Nancy’s Fancy’s, kids ages 9-13 will learn basic cake decorating techniques from crumb-coating to icing and piping. The class will learn some basic cake terminology and learn how to color icing and fill a piping bag properly. Students will also have fun baking and decorating their own cupcakes and take home their own decorated 6 inch cake.

July 31 6PM- 9PM – The Ultimate Chicken Grill with Matt Shy register

Join Grillmaster, Matt Shy for another evening around the grill as he introduces special ways to grill chickens from whole bird to wings and thighs. Learn how to make homemade chicken stock for super soups, chick-kabobs, and more! In addition, do some special devilied eggs and sides to accompany the chicken. Matt will also introduce a very special white Sangria to make your chicken grilling the best! You will be clucking all the way home with lots of new recipes and techniques! Register in a hurry. Spaces in Matt’s classes fill up very fast.

 

August 21 6PM- 9PM – Thats One Saucy Tomato with Matt Shy register

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