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Course ClosedDate Night: Mexican Street Food (Face to Face)— 2021-07-21 through  2021-07-21$149— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., July 21, 6-9 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. $149 cost includes both participants; register just one person from the couple. Mexican Street Food Date Night is a fun and delicious way to spend time with people you enjoy while learning new things and eating great food. In this class students will learn how to identify regional ingredients and understand their uses. Experience using Mexican chilis and cheeses and blending fresh herbs and dried spices with citrus to create delicious flavors. You will make and enjoy carne asada, ultimate, guacamole, Mexican street corn and churros with chocolate dulce de leche dip. Bring your own containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413234785
Course ClosedDate Night - Crepes Francaises Authentiques (Face to Face)— 2021-05-25 through  2021-05-25$149— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., May 25, 6-9 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. $149 cost includes both participants; register just one person from the couple. Date Night is a great excuse to spend time with someone special- your mom, your partner, or your best friend! Enjoy a night out while learning new things and eating great food. There is nothing more French than a crepe except, perhaps, Chef Vanessa Grasset at Crepes and Co. In this class, Chef Vanessa shares the secret to mixing and making perfectly airy, paper-thin crepes that elevate everything they enfold. They are quick to prepare and can be served any time of day. Try her French-style crepe plate and learn to make crepes with equipment you already have at home. Prepare sweet and savory fillings for a complete crepe-making experience. When you are done in the kitchen, enjoy your crepes in a separate dining room for the ultimate date night experience! Bring your own containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413229813
Course ClosedKnife Skills (Face to Face)— 2021-08-17 through  2021-08-17$79— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Aug. 17, 6-8:30 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. The first step in becoming a confident home chef is choosing the best knife for the job! Chef Les Eckert, Director of the Great Lakes Culinary Institute, will guide you in honing important knife skills. You will work with carrots, celery, cauliflower, red peppers, tomatoes, garlic, herbs, lemon and avocado using the methods of julienne, small dice, medium dice, concasse, zest, juice, roast, blanch, mince, and chiffonade. Following knife work, you will prepare and eat a meal as a class. Bring your own chef knife if you have one and containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235843
Course ClosedLocal Leelanau Table (Face to Face)— 2021-06-15 through  2021-06-15$79— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., June 15, 6-9 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Celebrate Leelanau County in the kitchen with chef, presenter and educator Laura Cavender. Create a bountiful table with recipes that honor regional foods from local farmers, cheesemakers, fisherman and bakers. Is the start of Summer your favorite time to visit farmers markets and roadside stands? Learn how to transform those treasures into the tastiest treats for your indoor and outdoor meals. Make some Chef Laura's favorite recipes, like pickled spring veggies, new potatoes with smoked trout, sauteed greens with lemon tahini dressing, matcha boba tea, caramelized onion and herb biscuits. (Recipes are subject to change, based on what is fresh, seasonal and available.) Make your own meals this season with ingredients grown and sourced where we live, work, and play. Bring your own containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230037
Course ClosedMastering French Eclairs (Face to Face)— 2021-06-24 through  2021-06-24$89— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., June 24, 6-9 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Mastering French Eclairs is a fun and delicious way to learn how to impress your family and friends. Learn the professional tricks used to make the perfect pate a choux dough, pipe beautiful eclairs, make rich pastry cream and decadent glaze. Finished eclair flavors will include vanilla and dulce de leche pastry cream and salted caramel and chocolate glaze. The process will be fun and result in eye-appealing creations. Bring your own containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230946
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSummer Brunch: Innovative Ideas from Glen Arbor B&B (Face to Face)— 2021-05-18 through  2021-05-18$79— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., May 18, 6-9 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Join Laura Cavender, innkeeper of Glen Arbor Bed and Breakfast. Talk through time-treasured breakfast foods and how to honor the past while being inventive with the future and overall, keeping your guests happy. This will be a fun class, full of texture, color and flavor! Not cooking for a crowd? Still lots of great techniques that transfer over to cooking for a smaller table. Recipes will include sage brown sugar iced coffee, cherry almond granola bars for snack-time on the trails, blueberry lemon stuffed French toast, seasonal veggie hash hollandaise, and poached eggs. Bring your own containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413228814
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerSummer Brunch: Innovative Ideas from Glen Arbor B&B (Face to Face)— 2021-05-18 through  2021-05-18$79— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., May 18, 6-9 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Join Laura Cavender, innkeeper of Glen Arbor Bed and Breakfast. Talk through time-treasured breakfast foods and how to honor the past while being inventive with the future and overall, keeping your guests happy. This will be a fun class, full of texture, color and flavor! Not cooking for a crowd? Still lots of great techniques that transfer over to cooking for a smaller table. Recipes will include sage brown sugar iced coffee, cherry almond granola bars for snack-time on the trails, blueberry lemon stuffed French toast, seasonal veggie hash hollandaise, and poached eggs. Bring your own containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413228814
Course ClosedDate Night - Crepes Francaises Authentiques (Face to Face)— 2021-05-25 through  2021-05-25$149— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., May 25, 6-9 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. $149 cost includes both participants; register just one person from the couple. Date Night is a great excuse to spend time with someone special- your mom, your partner, or your best friend! Enjoy a night out while learning new things and eating great food. There is nothing more French than a crepe except, perhaps, Chef Vanessa Grasset at Crepes and Co. In this class, Chef Vanessa shares the secret to mixing and making perfectly airy, paper-thin crepes that elevate everything they enfold. They are quick to prepare and can be served any time of day. Try her French-style crepe plate and learn to make crepes with equipment you already have at home. Prepare sweet and savory fillings for a complete crepe-making experience. When you are done in the kitchen, enjoy your crepes in a separate dining room for the ultimate date night experience! Bring your own containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413229813
Course ClosedLocal Leelanau Table (Face to Face)— 2021-06-15 through  2021-06-15$79— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., June 15, 6-9 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Celebrate Leelanau County in the kitchen with chef, presenter and educator Laura Cavender. Create a bountiful table with recipes that honor regional foods from local farmers, cheesemakers, fisherman and bakers. Is the start of Summer your favorite time to visit farmers markets and roadside stands? Learn how to transform those treasures into the tastiest treats for your indoor and outdoor meals. Make some Chef Laura's favorite recipes, like pickled spring veggies, new potatoes with smoked trout, sauteed greens with lemon tahini dressing, matcha boba tea, caramelized onion and herb biscuits. (Recipes are subject to change, based on what is fresh, seasonal and available.) Make your own meals this season with ingredients grown and sourced where we live, work, and play. Bring your own containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230037
Course ClosedMastering French Eclairs (Face to Face)— 2021-06-24 through  2021-06-24$89— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., June 24, 6-9 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. Mastering French Eclairs is a fun and delicious way to learn how to impress your family and friends. Learn the professional tricks used to make the perfect pate a choux dough, pipe beautiful eclairs, make rich pastry cream and decadent glaze. Finished eclair flavors will include vanilla and dulce de leche pastry cream and salted caramel and chocolate glaze. The process will be fun and result in eye-appealing creations. Bring your own containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413230946
Course ClosedDate Night: Mexican Street Food (Face to Face)— 2021-07-21 through  2021-07-21$149— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., July 21, 6-9 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. $149 cost includes both participants; register just one person from the couple. Mexican Street Food Date Night is a fun and delicious way to spend time with people you enjoy while learning new things and eating great food. In this class students will learn how to identify regional ingredients and understand their uses. Experience using Mexican chilis and cheeses and blending fresh herbs and dried spices with citrus to create delicious flavors. You will make and enjoy carne asada, ultimate, guacamole, Mexican street corn and churros with chocolate dulce de leche dip. Bring your own containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413234785
Course ClosedKnife Skills (Face to Face)— 2021-08-17 through  2021-08-17$79— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Aug. 17, 6-8:30 p.m., Oleson Center Kitchen Rm. 129. The first step in becoming a confident home chef is choosing the best knife for the job! Chef Les Eckert, Director of the Great Lakes Culinary Institute, will guide you in honing important knife skills. You will work with carrots, celery, cauliflower, red peppers, tomatoes, garlic, herbs, lemon and avocado using the methods of julienne, small dice, medium dice, concasse, zest, juice, roast, blanch, mince, and chiffonade. Following knife work, you will prepare and eat a meal as a class. Bring your own chef knife if you have one and containers to take home any creations you do not sample in class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 413235843