Cooking Series

If you'd like to take your culinary education to new heights sign up for one of our Ongoing Series Programs available in 10,6,or 3 class formats where you'll begin your journey of becoming an accomplished cook.

Cooking 101 The Series - 10 classes - Explore the magic of cooking in this hands on series where you will learn the fundamentals to cooking well. Learn what equipment you need, how to stock your pantry, all about herbs and spices, cooking oils, all about foods, what the different cooking techniques are and when to use them. Classes are 3 hours in length and must be taken consecutively with no makeup classes available.

Cooking 101 classes include: Kitchen Know How, Basic Knife Skills, All About Spices & Herbs, The Mother Sauces, Oil & Vinegar - the Magic Elixirs, Chicken, Chicken and More Chicken, Where's the Beef, Pork the Other White Meat, The Earth's Bounty - Vegetables & Fruit, The Ocean's Bounty -Seafood.

Cooking 102 The Series - 10 classes - Explore the magic of cooking in this hands on series where you will learn the fundamentals to cooking well. Learn what equipment you need, how to stock your pantry, all about ingredients, what the different cooking techniques are and when to use them. Classes are 3 hours in length and must be taken consecutively with no makeup classes available.

Cooking 102 classes include: The Mighty Egg, Beans - black, red, white, pinto and garbanzo, More Legumes - peas, black eyed peas, lentils, fava beans, lima beans, Rice - long grain, arborio, jasmine, black, brown, red, wild and basmati, Grains - quinoa, amaranth, bulgur, grits, barley, oatmeal and cornmeal, Pasta -couscous, orzo, pilaf, macaroni, egg noodles and angel hair, All About Cheese - hard and soft, Stocks and Soups, Nuts and Seeds, Vegetables of the Season.

Mastering Technique - 10 classes-The secret to cooking well doesn't lie in knowing a ton of recipes. Cooking well relies on time tested techniques passed down from generation to generation of cooks. Join Executive Chef Arleen Lloyd for the series geared towards mastering the techniques that will make you the best cook you can be. Classes are 3 hours in length and must be taken consecutively with no makeup classes available.

Mastering Technique classes include: Advanced Knife Skills, Poach - Simmer - Boil, Blanch - Parboil - Shock, Steam - Braise - Stew, Saute and Sear, Pan Fry - Stir Fry - Deep Fry, Roast - Bake - Broil, Mixed Techniques, Advanced Stocks and Soups, Advanced Sauces. This series requires previous registration in Cooking 101.

Cooking for Beginners – 6 classes - Explore what foods to buy, when to shop, and how to cook fresh, sustainable foods which have a flair of your own. Classes are 3 hours in length and are fully hands on. Each week builds upon the previous week therefore classes must be taken consecutively with no makeup classes available.

Cooking for Beginners classes include: kitchen fundamentals,which pots and pans do you need, what kind of a knife you should have and what your pantry should look like. Learn what the different cooking techniques are and when and how you should use them for proteins and vegetables. You'll learn how to make fresh pasta and you learn how to create a meal from appetizer to dessert.

The Basics Series 3 classes Our Basics series is perfect for someone who wants to learn more in depth about a specific topic and who may not want to commit to 6 or 10 weeks. This 3 class series will teach you how to purchase, prep and cook a specific food group. Classes are 3 hours in length and are fully hands on. Each week builds upon the previous week therefore classes must be taken consecutively with no makeup classes available. It is highly suggested that Basic Knife Skills class be taken prior to beginning a series.

Protein Basic Series - chicken, pork and beef

Seafood Basic Series - fish, shellfish, mollusks

Vegetable Basic Series - an array of seasonal vegetables

Pasta Basic Series - basic, stuffed, semolina

Sauces Basic Series - béchamel, veloute, tomato and pan variations

Bread Basic Series - rich lean, yeast and grain

International Gourmet Series - 3 classes Our International series is perfect for someone who wants to learn in depth about a specific cultural cuisine. This 3 class series will teach you the fundamentals of a specific international cuisine progressing to a more profound understanding of the culture, it’s food and it’s people. Classes are 3 hours in length and are fully hands on. Each week builds upon the previous week therefore classes must be taken consecutively with no makeup classes available. It is highly suggested that Basic Knife Skills class be taken prior to beginning a series.

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Italian

Spanish

Cuban

Japanese

Korean

Chinese

Caribbean

Mediterranean

Cooking 101 The Series Feb-06-2016 - Arleen Lloyd

10 Class Ongoing Series. Explore the magic of cooking in this in depth series of 10 classes where you will learn the fundamentals to cooking well. Learn what equipment you need, how to stock your pantry, all about herbs and spices, cooking oils, all about foods, what the different cooking techniques are and when to use them...

Kitchen Know How Cooking 101 Feb-06-2016 - Arleen Lloyd

Learn what equipment you need, how to stock your pantry, how to properly store and keep your family safe from food borne illnesses, what the different cooking techniques are and when and how to use them...

Basic Knife Skills Cooking 101 Feb-13-2016 - Arleen Lloyd

A good knife is one of the most important tools in the kitchen. Knowing how to use one and which knife does what job makes cooking all the more pleasurable...