Cooking Classes



Classes

 

Preserving 101

Preserving 101 Cooking Class - Tuesday | August 8th, 2017| 6-8pm |

 Gretchen Dresen | $35

If your garden is overflowing, this is the class for you. Learn the basics of food preservation, and watch as Gretchen processes peaches and pickles. Each participant will receive one jar of each to take home.

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Herbalicious

Herbalicious: Cooking with Fresh Herbs!

Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 6-8pm | Susan Vrabec | $35

This class has become an annual event with new recipes and info every time. Chef Susan will highlight all new recipes and show you how to use fresh herbs and flowers to enhance your favorite recipes and add bigger/bolder flavor. Learn the tricks of the trade for growing and using herbs, and discover the bonus health benefits of using fresh herbs in your recipes.

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Backyard Chickens

Backyard Chickens: New Egg Recipes Cooking Class | Tuesday | August 22nd, 2017

| 6-8pm | $35 Chef Tom Wolowik


Overrun with fresh eggs? Or do you just love to make egg dishes! Chef Tom will show you some delicious ways to put them to use including spaetzel, frittata, and creme brûlée.

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Cake Decorated

Wine & Cake: Cake Decorating 101 Cooking Class | Friday, September, 8th, 2017 | 6-8pm | $35| Chef Sara Warnke

Enjoy a glass of wine while you learn the basics of how to work with buttercream: ice a cake, basic borders, letters and piping skills. All supplies will be provided.

Sign Up Here: Wine & Cake Decorating 101

 

 Bon Apetit Cooking Class at Bekah Kate's

Bon Apetit Cooking Class 9/14/17

Imagine yourself in the French countryside as Chef Bill serves up coq au vin with cocoa powder, cauliflower au gratin and galette with apples and berries.

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Wine 101 Cooking Class

      Wine 101

      Tuesday September, 19th | 6-8pm | $15

      You know you like wine, but how much do you really know about it? In this class, you will learn         about the vast world of wine varietals and how to develop your palate so you can enjoy wine             even more. Learn a little wine history and, of course, sample a variety of wines.

      Sign Up Here: Wine 101 Cooking Class

 

Flavors of Polish Cooking

Flavors of Polish Cooking Class 9/21/17

Stamp another country on your culinary passport, and get a taste of Polish favorites with Chef Linda! Get ready to learn about the fantastic spices of Poland and their favorites, meats and breads!

LINDA WELTY has been cooking and baking and teaching others to do so for many years! A former Home Economics teacher, she has also taught community cooking, baking and cake decorating classes over the course of her career.

Sign Up Here: Flavors of Polish Cooking 

 

Harissa

North African Harissa from Scratch 
Tuesday | September 28th, 2017 | 6-8pm  | Huma Siddiqui | $40

Maybe you've heard of harissa, but have you ever tried it? If you love condiments and adding a kick of spice to your meals, you'll want to check this out! Learn how to make Harissa, a North African chili paste, and then learn how to use in flavorful dishes and just about anything else! 

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Cake Decorating 201

Cake Decorating 201

Tuesday | October 3rd, 2017 | 6-8pm | Linda Welty | $35

You learned the basics of piping frosting, now come back to learn flowers and more adornments for your beautiful cakes.

Sign up Here: Cake Decorating 201

 

Weeknight Italian

Weeknight Italian 

Thursday | October 5th, 2017 | 6-8pm | Bill Arbogast | $35

Taste the flavors of Italy even on a busy weeknight schedule! Chef Bill will walk you through creating a gluten-free cast iron pizza, cocia e pepe gnocchi and a savory crespelle.

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Knife Skills Class 

Knife Skills

Tuesday October, 10th, 2017 | 6-8pm | $35

Our knife skills class is a how-to session on mincing, slicing and dicing vegetables and herbs. It will cover knife care, sharpening, honing, and how to select a knife. Clark demonstrates the best way to sharpen your knives and carve a turkey, plus other essential knife-handling techniques. Attendees receive a bonus discount of 15% off knives the day of the class, and a 3.5-inch paring knife is included with the class (retail value is 39.99). Class size is limited to 12 so sign up early!

Sign Up Here: Knife Skills  

 

Wine and Cake

           Wine & Cake: Fondant Fun with Sara Warnke

           Friday, October 13, 2017| 6-8pm |$35

           Enjoy a glass of wine while you learn how to cover a cake with fondant, how to cut out and form flowers with gum paste, and different ways to use fondant (bows, shapes etc.).

           Sign Up Here: Wine & Cake: Fondant Fun with Sara Warnke

Asian Pantry with Tom Wolowik

          Asian Pantry with Tom Wolowik

          Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | 6-8pm | $35

          What's in your pantry? After this class you'll know how to stock it so you can create a plethora of easy Asian dishes at home! Chef Tom will create delicious Asian foods with his favorite pantry staples!

         Sign Up Here: Asian Pantry

 

Learning to Love Le Creuset

         Learning to Love Le Creuset with Bekah Stelling

         Friday October 20th, 2017 | 6-8pm | $60

         Le Creuset cast iron enamel cookware is featured on food shows and countless blogs for good                reason...it cooks foods beautifully!  You will learn why this cookware is not only beautiful, but it's also an excellent choice for cooing a variety of our favorite dishes.  Ask questions of our expert Le Creuset sales representative and each attendee will receive a piece of Le Creuset valued at approximately $45!  

         Sign up Here: Learning to Love Le Creuset Cookware

 Shrimp 101

          Shrimp 101 with Tom Wolowik

           Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 | 6-8pm | $35

            Learn the basics of buying and preparing shrimp from an expert and be prepared try shrimp in three different delicious preparations! 

           Sign up Here: Shrimp 101 Cooking Class

Kids Halloween Fun

KIDS CLASS!!

Fun Halloween Treats | SUNDAY, October 29, 2017 | 1-2:30pm | $15

All New Recipes! Kids will have a spooky good time as they create Halloween treats that are so delicious it is scary. 

Sign Up Here: Halloween Treats Kids Class

 

Homemade Pasta and Sauces

Homemade Pasta & Sauces from around Italy with Susan Vrabec

Thursday November 2nd, 2017 | 6-8pm | $35

Learn to make your own homemade pasta and tasty sauces from various regions of Italy!  Susan has travelled the many food regions of Italy and will share with you some of her favorites!

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Intro to Sauces with Tom Wolowik

Intro to Sauces with Tom Wolowik

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 | 6-8pm |$35

A great sauce can take your meal from meh to magni cent. Chef Tom will teach you a variety of versatile sauces to take your meals to the next level.

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Intro to Mexican Food

Into to Mexican Foods with Tom Wolowik

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 | 6-8pm | $35

Make amazing Mexican food at home after you learn Chef Tom's tips for delicious Mexican pork, beef, shrimp, salsa, beans and rice!

Sign Up Here: Intro to Mexican Foods with Chef Tom Wolowik

Gingerbread House for Kids

Kids Cooking Class!!

Gingerbread House Decorating for Kids!


SUNDAY, December 3, 2017 | 1-2:30 | $20


A holiday tradition at Bekah Kate's, kids will be able to finish the most exciting part of crafting gingerbread houses: decorating! Kids will be able to take home their gingerbread masterpieces.
Bring an apron if you have one, if not we can provide one! Kids under 5 welcome with a parent, 6 and up can stay alone.

Sign Up Here: Gingerbread House Decorating

 

 Kids Festive Food Gifts 2016

Kids Cooking Class!!

Kids Festive Food Gifts

SUNDAY, December 10, 2017 | 1-2:30pm | $15

In this kid-sized version of our adult class, the kids create wonderful food gifts for the holidays and package them beautifully so they have gifts they will be proud to give.

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 Festive Food Gifts

Festive Food Gifts

Thursday, December 14th, 2017 | 6-8pm | $35

A homemade gift is a true symbol of the season. Pam and Bekah will show you beautiful ways to wrap both savory delights and sweet treats. Homemade gifts can be easy and creative!

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Taste of Italy

Taste of Italy - with Bill Arbogast

Thursday, January 11th, 2018 | 6-8pm | $35

Chef Bill transports your tastebuds to Italy with a lovely risotto with scallops, pork chops with sun dried tomatoes & spinach, and a pasta with creamy leek sauce.

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Asian Soups

Asian Soups - with Tom Wolowik

Tuesday January 16th, 2018 | 6-8pm | $35

Asian soups bring a whole new world of new flavors to the table! Chef Tom's Asian soups will certainly warm you up: Chinese-style mushroom, Vietnamese Pho and authentic ramen soups.  

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Cajun Basics Cooking Class

 

Cajun Basics - with Tom Wolowik

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 | 6-8pm | $35

Cajun foods are made special by the unique Cajun flare and the seasonings. Most cajun dishes begin with The Holy Trinity which consists of onion, celery and bell pepper. Then they introduce the garlic, paprika, thyme, parsley, green onions all of which are combined to create dishes which can only be described as Cajun. Travel to the Bayou from our kitchen: gumbo, shrimp étouffée, roux and an authentic spice mix will kick up the flavor in this class.

Sign Up Here: Cajun Basics with Tom Wolowik

 

Breakfast by the Map

 

Breakfast by the Map - with Bill Arbogast

Thursday, February 1st, 2018 | 6-8pm | $35

Breakfast is such a great way to impress your family and guests! Try out some new recipes from around the world.  Chef Bill's frittatas, crepes and eggs with polenta will give your tastebuds a quick world tour for breakfast.

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Italian Basics

 Italian Basics - with Tom Wolowik

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 | 6-8pm | $35

Another chance to stamp your culinary passport to Italy: ragu, bolognese, and pasta with ham and peas. Chef Tom will give your tastebuds a tour of Italy! 

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Wine Tasting 201

Wine 201

February 8th, 2018 | 6-8pm | $35

You know the basics of wine varieties, but you want to learn even more? Join our knowledgeable wine reps for some tasting and plenty of information on selecting the right wines at the right time.

Sign Up Here: Wine 201

 

Valentine's

Kids Cooking Class!

Kids Valentine's Day Party

SUNDAY, February 11, 2018 | 1-2:30pm | $15

Kids will create both healthy and sweet treats in this Valentine's Day class. They will try out new recipes that are perfect to enjoy or share on Valentine's Day.

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Romantic Seafood Dinner

Romantic Seafood Dinner

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 | 6-8pm | $35

Chef Tom is a Seafood expert! Come with a date or come on your own, either way you will love Tom's seafood creations: mussels, crab cakes and sole. 

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South of the Border

South of the Border - with Todd Wickus

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 | 6-8pm | $35

Just imagine the possibilites when Chef Todd, of Just Imagine Toys, shares his favorite recipes from South of the border showcasing a slow roasted achiote pork and all of the trimmings. He'll share fun food ideas, helpful tips, and fun stories from his long history of restaurant experience.

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Wisconsin Foods

Heritage Dinner - with Chef Tom Wolowik

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 | 6-8pm | $35

This class celebrates some of Wisconsin's divers European heritage and their culinary traditions: try fondue, jager schnitzel, golobki and cheddar stout soup.

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Moroccan Menu

Moroccan Meal - with Linda Welty

Thursday, March 8th, 2018 | 6-8pm | $35 

Moroccan cuisine has been influenced by it's interactions and exchanges with many other cultures and nations over the centuries. Although it is well known for it's Coucous, their food is more than couscous alone. Join Chef Linda for this class that highlights Moroccan blends of aromatic spices and unique flavor combinations. 

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