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Cooking Classes

Following is our complete list of January – March 2015 classes. Registration is first-come, first-served at MarketDistrict.com/CookingSchool. Sign up soon — seating is limited and classes fill quickly!

Hands-On classes accommodate 12 students at cooking stations where you make recipes as instructed.

Demonstration classes seat 18 and allow you to watch first-hand how recipes are prepared. After, savor the delicious dishes you just made!

Most adult classes include wine parings for those age 21 and over. Wine and beer pairing classes are for those age 21 and older. Those wishing to consume alcohol must present valid identification.  No exceptions.

We will continue to add classes over the year. You can stay up to date by checking this page.

COOKING WITH CITRUS

Thursday, March 05, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with David Bulman of Custom Culinary

We can't stop thinking of the upcoming spring/summer season. To get us in the warm weather mood we'll be making dishes that feature the bright, fresh flavor that citrus brings to the meal. Recipes include and Arugala Salad with Orange Vinaigrette, Pan Roasted Citrus Marinated Salmon with Blood Orange Reduction, a Citrus Salsa and Lemon Tart for dessert.

Registration: $50.00

BEER TASTING: DOGFISH HEAD

Friday, March 06, 2015 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Taught by Bob Gera

After a tough day of shopping, stop by our Cooking School to taste some of the best beers! Join Bob as he shares his favorites from our selection of Dogfish brews. Yummy food pairings included.

Must be 21 years of age. Photo ID required.

$20 COST OF FIVE 4-OZ. POURS OF BEER ($2 EA.) INCLUDED IN TOTAL CLASS PRICE.

Registration: $20.00

SMALL FRY: COPY CATS

Saturday, March 07, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Hands-On with Rhonda Schuldt

For Ages 5-8

We are taking a homemade approach to some of the most familiar things we all grew up on. Homemade Pop Tarts, Girl Scouts Tag Alongs, White Castle Sliders and Micky D's Shamrock Shakes

Registration: $15.00

TWEEN CHEF: COPY CATS

Saturday, March 07, 2015 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hands-On with Rhonda Schuldt

For Ages 9-12

We are taking a homemade approach to some of the most familiar things we all grew up on. Homemade Pop Tarts, Girl Scouts Tag Alongs, White Castle Sliders and Micky D's Shamrock Shakes

Registration: $20.00

QUICK AND DELICIOUS: WEEKNIGHT MEALS

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

Tired of all the effort it takes to get dinner on the table? Join us as we show you that quick can still mean wholesome and delicious.

Registration: $50.00

ASIAN APPS!

Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Carey Palenchar

Who doesn't love appetizers? In this class you will cook up some classics including Chicken Satay, Crispy Fried Crab Wontons, Lettuce Wraps, Shrimp Dumplings and Spring Rolls.

Registration: $50.00

COOKING WITH BEER

Friday, March 13, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Alex Kwolek

Grab some friends and join the party. Our Chef's will guide you through the preparation of a five-course meal using the brews of the season! Taste each beer as you cook and then sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labor.

Registration: $50.00

TEENAGER IN THE KITCHEN: COOKING LATIN

Saturday, March 14, 2015 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Hands-On with Our In-Store Dietician Jessica Tones

Enjoy the robust flavors of Latin American foods. Lots of fresh flavors and ingredients make this not only delicious but good for you too!

Registration: $50.00

SMALL FRY PARENT AND CHILD: FAMILY FAVORITES

Sunday, March 15, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

For Ages 5-8

What's your favorite meal to prepare at home and enjoy together. We've put together a list of our Chefs' family favorites and this is what we got.... Chicken Pot Pie, Mac N Cheese, Sloppy Jo's and a different take on the fireside classic Smores with an Indoor Smores Sundaes!

Registration: $15.00

TWEEN CHEF PARENT AND CHILD: FAMILY FAVORITES

Sunday, March 15, 2015 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

For Ages 9-12

What's your favorite meal to prepare at home and enjoy together. We've put together a list of our Chefs' family favorites and this is what we got.... Chicken Pot Pie, Mac N Cheese, Sloppy Jo's and a different take on the fireside classic Smores with an Indoor Smores Sundaes!

Registration: $50.00

ST. PATTY'S DAY PARTY

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

Feast on traditional St. Patrick's Day fare recipes. Lots of Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potatoes and we'll throw in a Guinness float to end the night.

Registration: $50.00

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: CAKE DECORATING

Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Shane Pratt of Meditations Culinary

You too can be a buttercream boss! Mastering the pastry bag may take years of dedication and practice, but Shane will show you some tricks that will turn icing into art. Also work with fondant and learn to make flowers, ribbons and bows.

$60 COST INCLUDES A STARTER KIT WITH PASTRY BAG AND TIPS.

Registration: $60.00

FAST FOOD AT HOME

Friday, March 20, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Shane Pratt of Meditations Culinary

It's a guilty pleasure but we all enjoy fast food. Help our chefs recreate the classics like Big Macs, Beer Battered Fish, Hand-Cut French Fries, and Fried Chicken. Everyone is aloud a "cheat day" once in awhile.

Registration: $50.00

DATE NIGHT: LATIN FLAIR

Saturday, March 21, 2015 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

Lets heat things up a little with this class focused on the robust flavors of Latin America. We will cook with Plantains, make classic dishes like Rice and Beans with all kinds of things in-between. One thing's for certain… a Salted Caramel Flan is for dessert!

Registration: $50.00

TEENAGER IN THE KITCHEN: SUSHI BASICS

Sunday, March 22, 2015 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

For ages 13-17

Our Chefs will share tips and techniques to help making sushi at home a breeze. Learn everything you need to know about preparing sushi-savvy vegetables, fish and rice – easy.

Registration: $25.00

RISOTTO

Monday, March 23, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

Italians are renowned for their signature rice dishes – Risotto in particular. Our Chefs will demonstrate how to make this classic version explain some common mistakes and discuss how extraordinarily versatile this dish is by incorporating a variety of cheeses, vegetables, meats and seafood.

Registration: $50.00

SEASONAL SPRING

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-on with Mario Porreca

Are you like us, itching at the nice weather that is just around the corner? Come join Chef Mario as he gets us ready with dishes like, Minted Spring Soup, Blackened Mini-Lamb Chops with Jalapeño Mint Gastrique, Artichoke Ravioli with a Ragout of White Beans.

Registration: $50.00

HEALTHY AMERICAN FARE

Thursday, March 26, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Alex Kwolek

In this class we'll take a healthier approach to American classics with a lighter touch. We'll incorporate healthy fats and good for you nutrients without ever noticing a difference.

Registration: $50.00

WINE TASTING: OLD WORLD VS NEW WORLD

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wine Tasting with Deb Mortillaro of Dreadnought Wines

Why do European wines taste differently than wines from the U.S., South America and Australia. Deb will delve deep into some history as you sit, relax and just enjoy!

Must be 21 years of age. Photo ID required.

COST OF SIX 2-OZ POURS OF WINE IS INCLUDED IN TOTAL CLASS PRICE.

Registration: $35.00

SMALL FRY: BREAKFAST FOR DINNER

Saturday, March 28, 2015 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

For Ages 5-8

Some things you can just eat any time of the day. Breakfast is one of our favorites and we are cooking up a meal that you could eat morning, noon and night!

Registration: $15.00

TWEEN CHEF: BREAKFAST FOR DINNER

Saturday, March 28, 2015 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

For Ages 9-12

Some things you can just eat any time of the day. Breakfast is one of our favorites and we are cooking up a meal that you could eat morning, noon and night!

Registration: $20.00

HOLIDAY BRUNCH

Sunday, March 29, 2015 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

That meal between Breakfast and Lunch… Join us for a relaxing time while you cook up some classics. Then sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labor while sipping on a Mimosas

Registration: $50.00

LAMB 101

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hands-On with Our Cooking School Staff

If you have Lamb on your mind for your Easter menu, then you wont want to miss out on this class. We will share the best techniques for preparing the main attraction that your guest won't forget.

Registration: $50.00



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