“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.
May 8, 2017 – Sushi Fun with the Tavern Chefs register
Join the chefs from The Tavern for some sushi fun! More info to come soon about this unique, educational culinary experience.
May 15, 2017 – Perfect Pairings with Matt Henry register
May 22, 2017 – Patio Daddy-O! Grill Master Meat and Brew Pairing with Matt Shy register
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
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.