Cooking Classes



Classes

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Egg Essentials

Egg Essentials with Chef Casey Metcalf

Tuesday | March 26th, 2019 | 6-8pm | $35 

Do you love breakfast and all things "egg"?! Chef Casey Metcalf will show you how to master the many techniques used to properly prepare and handle eggs.  Get ready to enjoy the endless ways to eat eggs.

Sign Up Here: Egg Essentials

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April Fool's Day Foods

Kids Class

April Fool's Day Foods Kids' Cooking Class

Sunday March 31st, 2019 | 1-2:30pm | $15
This class is all about delicious deception, no fooling! Kids will learn new ways to create delicious food that tastes like something completely different than it appears. Get ready for some April Fooling that your family won’t soon forget.

Sign up Here: Sorry this class is full!

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Bread Basics

Bread Basics with Sarah Wells

Thursday, April 4th, 2019, 6-8pm, $35

Have you wanted to make homemade rolls for your next family gathering or do you wish you could make the perfect loaf of bread? Chef Sarah will show you how to make a traditional yeast roll recipe, a no-knead yeast bread and a tasty quick bread.

Sign Up Here: Bread Basics

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Cooking as a Family

Cooking as a Family
Sunday, April 7th | 2019 | 1-3pm

Put down the phones and electronics and get into our kitchen as a family! Cooking together as a family has gotten increasingly hard these days with all of our hectic schedules. So let us help you jump start this tradition and get you all back in the kitchen together. Creating a meal and sharing it together creates memories and fosters life skills that children use for the rest of their lives. Not to mention, cooking and eating at home is healthier!

Sign Up Here: Cooking as a Family

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Sandwich Workshop

Sandwich Workshop

Thursday, April 11th | 2019 | 6-8pm | $35 | Chef Casey Metcalf

Sandwiches are the mainstay of your everyday menu! But they don't have to be boring!  In this class, Chef Casey will show you how to create a culinary masterpiece Sandwich! He will cover a variety of bread types, fillings, sauces and meat!

Sign Up Here: Sandwich Workshop

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Hawaiian Luau

 

Hawaiian Luau with Chef Tom Wolowik
April 23rd, Time 5:30-7:30pm $35
Can't quite go on that Hawaiian vacation?...or are you missing the beautiful island of Hawaii?...Join us as we recreate this traditional Hawaiian feast with a flair of course from Chef Tom!

Sign up Here: Hawaiian Luau Cooking Class

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Learn to Make Risotto

Risotto with Chef Tom Wolowik
Tuesday, May 7th, Time 5:30-7:30pm $35
Risotto is a dish that is often associated with fancy meals, but really, it’s the epitome of comforting Italian home cooking. Chef Tom thinks that knowing how to make a good risotto is something every cook should have in their back pocket, if only because it’s one of those dishes that’s so satisfying and easy to prepare, and it never fails to impress!

Sign Up Here: Learn to Make Risotto

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Gourmet Picnic Basket

Gourmet Picnic Basket with Chef Casey Metcalf
Thursday, May 9th | 6-8pm | $35
Now that spring is in the air, it is time to get out of the kitchen and dine al fresco! Chef Casey will show you how to pack a gourmet picnic that is sure to impress! Enjoy a glass of wine and watch as Chef Casey turns simple summer fair in to a gourmet spread!

Sign Up Here:Gourmet Picnic Class

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Baraboo BBQ

Baraboo BBQ Cooking Class

Thursday May 16th, 2019 | 6-8pm | $35

Baraboo BBQ will provide you good understanding of the techniques and tricks of barbecuing and smoking, there is a difference! The class will explore meat... preparation, spices, marinades, dry rubs, cooking techniques and sauces. We will also discuss vegetables and deserts. Class is hosted by Ed Geick, Mark Schauf and Tom Pinion. This class is bound to be a blast with these three!

"Chefs" Ed Geick, Mark Schauf and Tom Pinion

Ed has judged many Kansas City Barbeque Society contests, worked/played on a professional cooking team, and has been a certified judge with KCBS.  

Sign Up Here: Baraboo BBQ

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Easy Pasty Making Class

Easy Pasty Making with Keli Goodchild

Thursday May 23rd, 2019 | 6-8pm | $35

Pasty making doesn't have to be intimidating or difficult! Keli Goodchild will share her secrets to her family's favorite gift around the holidays.  That's right, you can make these and give them as gifts, they are so delicious and impressive. After this class, you won't have to wait until the local church ladies have their pasty sale...you will be able to make them yourself!

Sign Up Here: Easy Pasty Making

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Cooking with Le Creuset

Cooking with Le Creuset

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 | 6-8pm | $45

Le Creuset isn’t just a pretty face...in this class you will learn how you can create fabulous recipes in your Le Creuset cast iron, Non-stick cookware, and stoneware. You will find out why this cookware is not just beautiful, but it's also an excellent choice for cooking a variety of dishes. Each attendee will receive a free Le Creuset Cookbook (value $35).

Sign Up Here: Cooking with Le Creuset 

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Dairy Delights

Dairy Delights with Jill McLeod
Thursday, June 27th, 2019 | 6-8pm | $35


How to make the basics at home. Have you ever dreamed of making your own Creme Fraiche, yogurt and ricotta? It can be done! Chef Jill will show you how and delight you with a delicious Avocado Mousse, yogurt and homemade granola and Pistachio Ricotta Cake.

Sign Up Here: Dairy Delights

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Cooking with Beer

Cooking with Beer! with Chef Casey Metcalf

Tuesday, July 16th | 6-8pm | $35

Everything is better with beer...right!?...Chef Casey will show how to use the wonderful, diverse flavors in the array of beer available today, to enhance your cooking! From Braising to baking, beer is a wonderful addition to many meals.

Sign up Here: Cooking with Beer

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Cooking Basics

Essential Cooking Basics for Everyone with Chef Tom Wolowik
July 30th, 2019 | Time 5:30-7:30pm | $35

 Whether you are starting from scratch, or just need a brush up on the basics, Chef Tom’s enthusiasm and knowledge of all things culinary will inspire you to get in the kitchen and cook! This is a great class for those college bound kids too!

Sign Up Here: Cooking Basics for Everyone

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Summer Italian

A Light Summer Italian Meal - Start to Finish! with Susan Vrabec
Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 | 6-8pm | $35


Think Italian food is all just heavy pasta and sauces...then think again! Susan will show you how to use those summer veggies and herbs, Italian style! Healthy seasonal fruits and vegetables, simple cooking techniques and lots and lots of olive oil!

Sign Up Here: Light Summer Italian

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Big Kids Cooking Class 

KIDS CLASS

Big Kids Cooking Camp: Ages 11-14 $50
Tuesday Aug 6th & Thursday Aug 8th, 2019 - 2-5pm

A little more challenging class than our Elementary level, but still all skill levels are welcome! Chef Sarah will hone your kitchen skills and get you ready to make meals on our own! This two day camp will give your kids some lifelong skills to make them feel more confident in the kitchen.

Sign Up Here: Big Kids Cooking Camp

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 Kids Cooking Camp

KIDS CLASS

Elementary Kids Cooking Camp: Ages 6-10 $50
Tuesday Aug 13th & Thursday August 15th, 2019 - 2-5pm

Let your kids get their hands a little dirty and make a mess in our kitchen this summer instead of yours! Although, after this camp, you might have your own skilled kitchen helper!  Kids will take part in this two day camp to learn a variety of skills. All skill levels welcome!

Sign up Here: Elementary Kids Cooking Camp

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Cooking with Herbs

Cooking with Fresh Herbs! with Susan Vrabec

Thursday, August 21st, 2019, 6-8pm, $35
This class has become an annual event with new recipes and info every time. Chef Susan will show you how to use fresh herbs and flowers to enhance your favorite recipes, and add bigger and bolder flavor, freshness, and flair to your dishes.  Discover the health benefits of cooking with herbs and learn the tricks of the trade for using and growing herbs!

Sign Up Here: Cooking with Fresh Herbs

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Go To Cookie

Go-To Cookies with Keli Goodchild

Thursday, Sept 5th, 2019 | 6-8pm | $35

Just in time for back-to-school! If you have ever been caught needing cookies "right now!" for a kid's class, potluck or gathering...these cookies will for sure go in the front your recipe box!  Keli will share with you some of her favorite recipes for these emergency situations...or when you just need the comfort of a good reliable cookie to soothe the soul! Feel free to bring your "Go-To" cookie recipe with you too so we can all exchange recipes!

Sign Up Here: Go To Cookie Recipes

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Italian Sauce

Italian Sauces with Chef Tom Wolowik
Tuesday, Sept 10th, 2019 Time 5:30-7:30pm, $35

A great sauce can take your meal from "meh" to magnificent. Chef Tom will teach you a variety of versatile sauces to take your meals to the next level. Commercial sauces often have too much sugar and preservatives...homemade is the best!

Sign Up Here: Italian Sauces

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Pakistani Tea Time

Pakistani Tea Time

Thursday, September 19th  2019 | $35 | Chef Huma Siddiqui | 6-8pm

Samosas - A samosa is a fried or baked dish with a savoury filling, such as spiced potatoes, onions, peas, or lentils originating from ancient Middle East and Central Asia. Class will also include Raita dipping sauce and Ras-malai, a baked ricotta bengali dessert. Chef Huma always delights us with her wonderful stories and cooking knowledge!

Sign Up Here: Pakistani Tea Time

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Simple French Foods

Simple French Foods with Bill Arbogast
Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 6-8pm $35

French food doesn't have to be overly complicated! Bill will show you how to make several French dishes that are deliciously classic.  You will learn to master the classic French Onion Soup and all of it's complex layers of flavors. Other dishes will include Pommes Anna with Gruyere and Croque-Monsieur with a lucious Bechamel sauce...bon apetit!

Sign Up Here: Simple French Foods

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Street Food Favorites

Street Food Favorites with Chef Tom Wolowik
Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 | Time 5:30-7:30pm | $35


Street Food is ready to eat and portable and available in many examples from around the world. Street Food is the food of the people, so get to know the people and cultures of the world through this quickly eaten favorite meal of the people. There was a big waiting list for this class last year...so sign up early!

Sign Up Here: Street Food Favorites

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Vegetarian Delights

Vegetarian Delights

Thursday,October 17th, 2019 | $35 |with Chef Huma Siddiqui | 6-8pm

Back by popular demand...this class filled up fast last time, so sign up early! Chef Huma will prepare dishes such as Sauteed zucchini with whole cumin, turmeric and whole dried chilies, Baked tomatoes with Tandoori Masala and White Jasmine Tandoori Masala. And finally, she will show us how to prepare Cumin Rice - Basmati rice cooked with whole cumin and cinnamon.

Sign Up Here: Vegetarian Delights

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Korean Cooking Class

Authentic Korean Meals with Laurel

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 6-8pm $35

If you can’t quite travel to Korea, you can at least join us as we discover an adventure in  it’s cuisine. Laurel will introduce you to delicious ingredients used to create Korea's rich, spicy cuisine and guide you in preparing a few classic dishes such as Jap Chae, one of Korea’s best-loved recipes. We will also make one of Korea’s “comfort foods”, Bibimbap, a delicious rice dish and use the Korean staple seasoning, Gochujang.  

Sign Up Here: Authentic Korean Meals

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 THE Famous Pizza Class

THE Famous Pizza Class with Susan Holding

Thursday, October 24th, 2019, 6-8pm, $40

There is nothing better than homemade pizza. Chef Susan will start with the basics of great dough and great ingredients and create gourmet pizzas that are truly mouth watering! This is a must-take class that always fills up fast, so sign up early! You will get to eat some of the best pizza of your life...seriously!

Sign Up Here:  THE Famous Pizza Class

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 Halloween Treats

Halloween Treats
Sunday, October 27th,  2019 1-2:30pm, $15
We are going to have spooky fun with this class!  Kids will get to create their own Halloween treats that are so delicious it will be scary!

Sign Up Here: Halloween Treats

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Pizza & Focaccia

Pizza & Focaccia Making with Jill McLeod
November 7th, 2019  | 6-8pm | $35


What exactly is the difference between these two...The only practical difference between pizza and focaccia is the thickness of the crust. Forget about frozen pre-cooked pizza and focaccia! Chef Jill will make a traditional Margarita pizza and a Peasant Field Foccacia with sage and potato...yum! After this Pizza & Focaccia making cooking class, you’ll never want store bought stuff again!

Sign Up Here: Pizza & Focaccia

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Cocktails and Apps

Cocktails and Appetizers 50’s style! with Chef Casey Metcalf

November 12th, 2019 | 6-8pm | $35

Take a trip back in time with Chef Casey to the 50’s! Enjoy a modern gourmet twist on some classic party foods and appetizers and even a few cocktails from back in the day!  We will try to keep the Jello molds to a minimum!

Sign Up Here: Cocktails and Appetizers 50's Style

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Holiday Seafood

Holiday Seafood with Chef Tom Wolowik
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 | Time 5:30-7:30pm | $40
If you have dreamed of hosting that perfect seafood dinner for your holiday or New Year’s feast, come let Chef Tom show you how to make an impressive seafood holiday dinner!  You will learn how to select the freshest seafood and how to perfectly prepare it for your guests. This class fills up fast, so sign up early!

Sign up Here: Holiday Seafood

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Biscotti Cooking Class at Bekah Kate's

Biscotti Basics for the Holidays with Keli Goodchild

Thursday, Dec 5th, 2019 | 6-8pm | $35

Crunchy & dip-able, these little cookies are addictive and full of flavor possibilities.  Keli will show you how to play with all of these possibilities to make your favorite combination! These little twice baked cookies make great gifts as they keep for a long time and you can make so many more varieties to suit whoever you are giving them to!

Sign Up Here: Biscotti Basics

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Chinese Cuisine

Classic Chinese Cuisine with Sarah Wells
Thursday, Jan 9th, 2020 | 6-8pm | $35

One of the world's oldest cultures, China has a complex cuisine and cooking techniques. Sarah will show you her methods for preparing some of the most classic Asian comfort foods. In this class you will learn to use many traditional Chinese techniques to make delicious Chinese foods at home!

Sign Up Here: Classic Chinese Cuisine

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Weeknight Italian

Weeknight Italian Dinner with Bill Arbogast
Tuesday, January 14th , 2020 | 6-8pm | $35

Bill has come up with a menu that is sure to impress your guests...and your family! Chicken Scallopini, Chiocciole al mascarpone e noci, and Artichoke Gratinata. Classic dishes that are delicious and easy enough to prepare on any busy weeknight or just for a relaxed weekend meal!

Sign Up Here: Weeknight Italian

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Fish Tacos

Thursday, January 16th, 2020 6-8pm

Time for Fish Tacos with Chef Huma Siddiqui -

Fish Tacos are a healthy and quick dinner!  Chef Huma will show you how easy and delicious it is to prepare Cod cooked with her White Jasmine Sajji Masala, green onions and cilantro accompanied with a dish of Pineapple and black bean salsa.

Sign Up Here: Time for Fish Tacos

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THE Famous Cooking Class

THE Famous Pizza Class with Susan Holding

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020, 6-8pm, $40

There is nothing better than homemade pizza. Chef Susan will start with the basics of great dough and great ingredients and create gourmet pizzas that are truly mouth watering! This is a must-take class that always fills up fast, so sign up early! You will get to eat some of the best pizza of your life...seriously!

Sign Up Here: THE Famous Pizza Class

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 Spice Blends

Spice Blends of the World – Part 1 Jill McLeod
Thursday January 30th, 2020 6-8pm $35
From veggies to meats and more! Garam Masala from India to make Roasted Aloo Gobi,  Baharat from the Middle East to create a delicious Couscous, Chinese 5 Spice to make dressings and marinades for pork/chicken. Berbere, a key ingredient in Ethiopian cooking will be used in a dip with toasted pitas & dry Harrisa from Tunisia. And finally, a glaze for roasted Carrots with Harrisa.

*Want to hone your knowledge of herbs and spices, learn the difference,  or make your own blends...then this 2 part series is perfect for you. In this class we will cover the globe!

Sign Up Here: Spice Blends of the World

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Romantic

Romantic Seafood Dinner with Chef Tom Wolowik  
Tuesday, Feb 4th, 2020 Time 5:30-7:30pm $40


No date necessary for this class! You can learn to prepare your own romantic meal with a date...or for a date... either way you will love Tom's expert seafood creations!  Plan a romantic seafood dinner at home with the tricks you will learn from Chef Tom!

Sign Up Here: Romantic Seafood Dinner

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Herb Blends of the World

Herb Blends of the World – Part 2  Jill McLeod
Thursday, February 27th, 2020 6-8pm $35


Fines Herbes from France is a favorite for Omelettes.  Poultry Stuffing Seasoning is an American classic. Jill will delight you with a delicious Potaoto, Bacon, Cabbage bake. Za’atar, a Middle Eastern favorite.  Egyptian Dukkah used to make Dressed Feta and Olive Oil for Bread, or you may want to sprinkle it on everything! And last but certainly not least, Fresh Piri Piri from Portuguese to create a delicious sauce for Fish or Chicken.

Sign Up Here: Herb Blends of the World

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Gnocchi

Glorious Gnocchi with Jill McLeod

Thursday, Feb 20th 6-8pm $35

 

This Hands on Class will be a take our love of gnocchi to the next level! Chef Jill will help you create; Traditional Potato Gnocchi served with Brown Butter, Pine Nuts and Sage, Ricotta Gnocchi with Pesto and Beetroot Gnocchi with Chevre. Yum, yum and yummmm!

Sign Up Here: Glorious Gnocchi

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Pastry

Pastry Crust Basics with Jill McLeod

Thursday March 12th, 2020 6-8pm $35

Getting pastry just right needs a little guidance. Chef Jill will help you pick the right pastry for your project while she makes a traditional fruit pie crust, a watercress chevre quiche and a delicious Cornish Meat Pastie!

Sign Up Here: Pastry Basics

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Healthy Herbs Cooking Class

Cooking with Herbs for a Healthy Life with Laurel Redmon

Tuesday March 24th, 2020 6-8pm

Herbs can protect you against diseases, clear toxins from your body, and provide you with vitamins and minerals and do much more.  These benefits alone give you plenty of reasons to be adventurous in adding herbs and spices to your meals. It will be worth it for the flavor enhancement alone, and the boost it will give your health is the icing on the cake!

Sign Up Here: Cooking with Herbs for a Healthy Life