Culinary Personal & Professional Enrichment

Culinary Continuing Ed Classes

Discover your inner chef by exploring our culinary classes. Learn about good food, good ingredients and good preparation techniques while having lots of fun. From cooking basics to wine and cheese pairing, baking to learning how to cook flavorful dishes, we offer something for everyone. 

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Grocery Store Tour - Shop Economically While Eating Healthy

In this hands-on class, students will learn to stretch their food resources to feed their families, compare products and make healthy choices within a limited budget. This class is also for someone that wants to learn how to buy food in a more healthy fashion. We will practice label reading, weighing foods to visualize how much a pound really is. We will compare costs between whole produce, pre-sliced, frozen, and canned. We will show the student how to see if the grocery item is connected to a local company.  This class will truly be an exciting “trip to the grocery store”! Please bring pad of paper and pen, a list of any products in which you would like us to look at and wear grocery store attire.

  • Date: October 18, 2022
  • Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Meijer's Woodward Corner Market, 30955 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, MI  (Map and meeting place will be sent via email.)
  • Cost: $10

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Traditional Charcuterie

Charcuterie {pronounced “shahr-ku-tuh-ree”} is the art of preparing and assembling cured meats and other products. This truly unique charcuterie class will elevate your entertaining to a whole new level of splendidness. This is an informative interactive course that guides you through how to assemble your very own charcuterie board starting with the basics: What is a Charcuterie Board? How do I select which meats and cheeses to use? How much food do I need for my guests? How should I arrange the food? How do I incorporate salsas, mustards and preserves? These questions will be answered and so very much more. You will be working with domestic and imported cheeses and meats. Please bring a medium sized platter, all students will be bringing home their completed platter. Dress appropriately.  Hair back and covered, apron or covering, no loose clothing, non-slip, closed toe shoes, no high heels. Bring Chef (French) knife.

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