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Culinary Courses

Spring 2024 Community Education Culinary Courses

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Bartending 101 – Creative Mixology

February 6 – March 19
6-8 p.m.
CRN# 10854
CFP 516-51
Fee: $175

No class March 12

This course will provide you with the basic skills needed to work at and manage a bar that serves alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. It will introduce basic production processes and varieties of alcoholic beverages. Laws and procedures related to responsible alcohol service will be explored and reviewed. Students will become certified through the Training and Intervention Program for Servers of Alcohol (TIPS). Materials Fee: approximately $30, TIPS booklet to be purchased through the instructor prior to class. Please e-mail the instructor at Students successfully completing this course will receive a Certificate. Students must be 18 years of age or older. Register for Bartending 101.

Cookie Decorating

Section #1: Valentines

January 30
6-8 p.m.
CRN# 10851
CFP 504-51
Fee: $69

Section #2: Easter

March 25
6-8 p.m.
CRN# 10852
CFP 504-51
Fee: $69

Section #3: Groovy 60s

April 11
6-8 p.m.
CRN# 10853
CFP 504-53
Fee: $69

If you’ve never worked with royal icing or have dabbled just a little, this class is for you. Students, ages 10 and older, will work step by step on each cookie to learn hands-on the various decorating techniques used with royal icing. Cindy Burek of Buttercup Cookie will teach students about piping/outlining, flooding, and wet on wet techniques. Students will complete five cookie designs. Students will take them home with them in a bakery box, along with a decorating tool, a cookie cutter, and a packet of seasonal sprinkles and/or cookie decorations. All supplies are provided. Once class registration has closed, students will be sent Cindy’s informational blog loaded with basics of baking cookies, tips and tricks of the trade, as well as links to places online to checkout for additional tutorials. Due to the perishables needed for this course, the withdrawal deadline for this class is two days prior to the start date. Register for Cookie Decorating.

New! Cupcake Decorating for Adults

April 23 – April 30
6-8 p.m.
CRN# 10855
CFP 317-51
Fee: $120

Students will learn how to fill and use a decorating bag, as well as how to use a variety of piping tips to decorate cupcakes and cakes with borders, flowers, balloons and more. Students will decorate 6 cupcakes to take home over 2 sessions using decorating bags, candy and other supplies. All materials including take home boxes are provided. Register for Cupcake Decorating for Adults.