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Culinary Classes

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tHESE Classes are for everyone

Get inspired by local chefs and food aficionados in NMC's state-of-the-art teaching kitchen at Great Lakes Culinary Institute. Each class includes valuable tips and delectable recipes. Bring take-home containers, and your appetite. Classes fill quickly, so register early. If the class you want is already full, call (231) 995-1700 to get on a waiting list in case of a cancellation.

Volunteer Cooking Assistants wanted

We are looking for food enthusiasts to assist in two or more cooking classes each semester. If interested, contact Kristy Jackson at for details.

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More than a gift...give a culinary adventure! Perfect for any occasion — holiday, birthday, thank you, or just because. Details here »

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Lobdell's: A Teaching Restaurant

NMC's working lab for the Great Lakes Culinary Institute is open to the public for lunches and dinners most semesters. More »


"I would never be brave enough to try some of the flavor combinations and I am so inspired now!"

Student in a one-day culinary class

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