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Classes are filled on first-come basis.

Payment must be made at the time of registration.

Register online, in person at our store, or mail list of classes you want with your name and your telephone number.

Also register by phone: (314)-862-COOK (2665).

Send payment to KITCHEN CONSERVATORY, 8021 Clayton Road, St. Louis, MO 63117.

REQUESTS FOR REFUNDS OR TRANSFERS MUST BE MADE 1 WEEK PRIOR TO CLASS TIME. NO EXCEPTIONS.

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Kitchen Conservatory offers a wide variety of cooking classes, both participation and demonstration. Please scroll our current schedule to find a delicious cooking class that is right for you. Multiple refinements can be used to find the very cooking class of your dreams. Or purchase a gift certificate for any cooking class. All cooking classes are held at Kitchen Conservatory. Bon appetit!

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NUTS ABOUT VEGAN
Spend a fascinating afternoon in the kitchen with Lisa Buchmeier creating a vegan spread transforming nuts in creative ways. This hands-on class will make crêpes Florentine with cashew "ricotta", walnut "chorizo" tacos with ancho-pepita pesto served with black beans and cilantro-coconut rice, plus mini pumpkin pecan pies with gingersnap crust and Amaretto "cream", and a fresh pineapple piña colada. #healthy
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available plant-based vegan classes include A Green House of Vegan Soups on March 9 with Audrey Scherrer, Nuts About Vegan on May 10 with Lisa Buchmeier, and Date Night for Couples: Vegan-omics of Barbecue on May 19 with Devon Drag.
Details
Lisa Buchmeier
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Feb 5
12:30 to 3 pm
THE ART OF DECORATING CUPCAKES
Join the talented Melanie Armbrecht in a class focused on elevating your cupcake game with a variety of techniques that incorporate lots of buttercream frosting, strawberry reduction, chocolate ganache, and fondant. The cupcakes are out of the oven and ready for decorating, as this hands-on class learns to work with buttercream frosting to create beautiful piped borders, roses, shells and other designs using several different pastry tubes perfect for the season. Melanie will guide the class in using chocolate ganache for dipping and piping applications, and fondant to create a multitude of shapes perfect to personalize cupcakes for any occasion. Students will take home their decorated cupcakes.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 14.
Details
Melanie Armbrecht
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Feb 5
1 to 3:30 pm
VALENTINE FOR COUPLES: NICE CATCH
Show your appreciation that your Valentine is such a great catch with an exciting evening in the kitchen. This hands-on class will create fried goat cheese salad with baby spinach and roasted beets topped with red onion and balsamic vinaigrette, pecan-crusted halibut, sautéed green beans, smashed crispy new potatoes, plus cinnamon bread pudding with vanilla ice cream.

A popular Kitchen Conservatory tradition! Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special Valentine at a delicious love-inspired hands-on cooking class.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sun, Feb 5
5 to 7:30 pm
PRETZELS - LET’S DO THE TWIST!
Twist and shout during a fun day with Melissa Clendenin discovering the easy techniques for making homemade pretzels. This hands-on class will learn the art of pretzel making with a Bavarian soft pretzel served with beer cheese, pretzel-wrapped sausages served with honey-mustard dip, garlic-rosemary pretzel knots, cheese-stuffed pretzel rolls, plus cinnamon sugar mini pretzels. #weekday
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Melissa Clendenin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Feb 6
11 am to 1:30 pm
VALENTINE FOR COUPLES: A-FARE OF THE HEART
Flowers and candy are great, but this romantic hands-on class goes straight to the heart of the matter with delicious food. Learn to make crab fritters with roasted red pepper sauce, spinach salad with clementine supremes and bacon topped with candied pecans and sweet onion vinaigrette, spinach and feta-stuffed roasted pork loin with a balsamic glaze served with roasted butternut squash, plus fresh berries with zabaglione.

A popular Kitchen Conservatory tradition! Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special Valentine at a delicious love-inspired hands-on cooking class.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Mon, Feb 6
6 to 8:30 pm
DECORATING COOKIES FOR VALENTINES
Spend an afternoon of cookie decorating with Lisa Allen Shropshire where everyone is an artist. Lisa shares tips for creating royal icing that is the right consistency for both outlining and flooding techniques. This hands-on class will create beautiful cookies and learn outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry techniques plus adding accents and creating texture with sprinkles on a variety of Valentine cookie shapes, with plenty of time for practice and creating your own designs. Everyone takes home their beautiful cookies. #weekday

Available cookie decorating classes include Spring Cookie Cutter Couture on April 23 with Ericka Jones, and Mother's Day Cookie Decorating on May 7 with Courtney Mertz.
Details
Lisa Allen Shropshire
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Feb 7
12 to 2:30 pm
VALENTINE FOR COUPLES: POTION FOR ROMANCE
Celebrate your Valentine in the kitchen creating an exciting dinner. This hands-on class will make a velvety mushroom-hazelnut soup, beet salad layered with goat cheese and pesto, crispy veal scallopine with lemon-caper butter sauce on herbed spätzle noodles with sweet-and-sour red cabbage, plus hot apple-rum turnovers with voluptuous caramel cream.

A popular Kitchen Conservatory tradition! Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special Valentine at a delicious love-inspired hands-on cooking class.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$180 Per Couple
Tue, Feb 7
6 to 8:30 pm
AUSTIN IS SWEET ON CHOCOLATE
Give a big welcome to Austin Dubinsky as he shares his passion for chocolate just in time for Valentine's Day with a stunning presentation of desserts using a variety of Valrhona chocolates mixed with spices for a Mexican flair. Enjoy chocolate ganache tart with cinnamon-spiced semisweet chocolate ganache topped with chile-spiced bittersweet chocolate mousse, chocolate truffles rolled in a cocoa-chile powder-cinnamon mixture, Mexican spiced hot chocolate, plus vanilla ice cream served with chocolate sauce. #weekday
Details
Austin Dubinsky
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Wed, Feb 8
11 am to 1:30 pm
VALENTINE FOR COUPLES: ISLE BE THERE
Discover the allure of Mediterranean cuisine in an exciting hands-on class as we celebrate romance. This hands-on class will make bacon-fig-whipped goat cheese crostini with crumbled bacon and a drizzle of honey, Tuscan white bean-kale soup topped with parmesan and spiced croutons, spice-rubbed salmon with garlic and smoked paprika, braised Greek green beans, hasselback potatoes with lemon and oregano, plus orange-honey semolina cake with plum ice cream, and a blood orange gin cocktail with rosemary.

A popular Kitchen Conservatory tradition! Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special Valentine at a delicious love-inspired hands-on cooking class.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$180 Per Couple
Wed, Feb 8
6 to 8:30 pm
SOUPER BOWL
Get ready for halftime with a big bowl of steaming hot chili, as this hands-on class joins Marci Boland to create three exciting chilis garnished with your choice of sliced red onions, avocado, cheddar cheese, scallions or Greek yogurt and served with jalapeño-cheddar cornbread. Learn to make smoky bean chili, black bean and sweet potato chili, plus chicken salsa verde chili, all served with an ice cold beer or ginger beer. #weekday
Details
Marci Boland
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Feb 9
11 am to 1:30 pm
VALENTINE FOR COUPLES: TENDER IS THE NIGHT
Spend a charming evening in the kitchen with your sweetheart and make an exciting dinner that will leave you swooning. This hands-on class will create winter pomegranate-blood orange-candied pecan salad with balsamic fig dressing, pancetta-fontina gougères, roasted beef tenderloin with French onion au jus, crispy duck fat potatoes with rosemary and garlic, fresh spinach-parmesan-blue cheese gratin, and dark chocolate-cherry ganache bars served with a scoop of yogurt sorbet.

A popular Kitchen Conservatory tradition! Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special Valentine at a delicious love-inspired hands-on cooking class.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$180 Per Couple
Thu, Feb 9
6 to 8:30 pm
VALENTINE FOR COUPLES: HOOKED ON LOVE
Reel your partner in for an exciting evening of cooking together to create an extraordinary dinner, starting with scallion flatbread with avocado butter. This hands-on class will learn to make crab rangoon with apricot dipping sauce, monkfish with lobster sauce, pineapple and shrimp fried rice, plus red velvet sugar cookies served with chocolate sorbet topped with white chocolate whipped cream.

A popular Kitchen Conservatory tradition! Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special Valentine at a delicious love-inspired hands-on cooking class.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Fri, Feb 10
6 to 8:30 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: THRILLED TO PIZZAS
Happiness is a fun afternoon with Jess Schmidt and a parent, grandparent, or your favorite aunt or uncle making lots of pizza, zucchini parmesan crisps, kiddy sangria, and mixed berry crumb bars for dessert! Learn to make fresh pizza dough, roll it out and create an individual pizza with your favorite toppings, including cheese, veggies, pepperoni, and Italian turkey sausage, and more. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
Details
Jess Schmidt
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sat, Feb 11
11 am to 1:30 pm
PRETTY LITTLE MACARONS - LOVE
Spend a unique afternoon in the kitchen with Liz McClure who has perfected her skills in creating beautiful and delicious heart-shaped macarons with delicate shells, Italian meringue buttercream filling, and chocolate ganache. This hands-on class will learn how to make "chocolate covered" strawberry macarons with strawberry buttercream surrounding chocolate ganache with a chocolate drizzle, raspberry truffle macarons with raspberry centers surrounded by chocolate ganache, plus salted caramel macarons with salted caramel and salted caramel buttercream.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available macaron classes include Pretty Little Macarons - Glee on May 4 with Liz McClure, and Macaron Mania - May with Laura Branson.
Details
Liz McClure
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Feb 11
1 to 3:30 pm
VALENTINE FOR COUPLES: SHELLFISH LOVERS
Share the shellfish love with your partner for a charming evening cooking together. This hands-on class will create crab cakes and shaved asparagus with zesty lemon aïoli, prosciutto-wrapped scallops with sage butter, creamy goat cheese polenta, sautéed spinach with shallots, plus lemon ricotta cake with raspberry pinot noir sauce.

A popular Kitchen Conservatory tradition! Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special Valentine at a delicious love-inspired hands-on cooking class.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Sat, Feb 11
6 to 8:30 pm
VALENTINE FOR COUPLES: AFTERNOON DELIGHT
Learn to make a rose petal bacon bouquet centerpiece with peppadew jam, strawberry crush mimosas, lobster bisque with herb oil and white cheddar croutons, oven-roasted asparagus with tomato hollandaise, beef tenderloin bites baked in puff pastry with mushrooms and red wine cream sauce, shrimp and crab quiche with spinach and peppers, plus miniature cherry pies with cinnamon whipped cream.

A popular Kitchen Conservatory tradition! Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special Valentine at a delicious love-inspired hands-on cooking class.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Sun, Feb 12
12:30 to 3 pm
VALENTINE FOR COUPLES: FRENCH SEDUCTION
Charm your Valentine with a magical evening creating a lovely French inspired meal, starting with butternut squash-spinach-brie tart. This hands-on class will make an elegant sous vide duck breast with cherry beurre blanc, crispy potatoes sarladaise - sautéed in duck fat, spinach and gruyère artichoke bottoms, plus crêpes suzette with orange-scented crêpes flambéed and served with vanilla ice cream.

A popular Kitchen Conservatory tradition! Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special Valentine at a delicious love-inspired hands-on cooking class.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Sun, Feb 12
5 to 7:30 pm
VALENTINE FOR COUPLES: ROMANTIC RENDEZVOUS
Impress your sweetheart with a romantic evening cooking together, starting with fennel-potato soup with butter-poached lobster and blood oranges. This hands-on class will create crispy calamari and cauliflower with garlic pesto aïoli, potato gnocchi with mushroom bolognese sauce, plus fudgy chocolate brownies topped with candied cherry-almond ice cream and merlot hot fudge, and a citrus-limoncello sparkling wine cocktail.

A popular Kitchen Conservatory tradition! Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special Valentine at a delicious love-inspired hands-on cooking class.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Mon, Feb 13
6 to 8:30 pm
VALENTINE FOR COUPLES: HOLIDAY OF LOVE
Spend a unique and special evening with the one you love. This hands-on class for couples will create an elegant meal of French onion soup, red wine poached pear salad with goat cheese and toasted pistachios, beef bourguignon with mushrooms and pearl onions on celery root purée, plus individual hot chocolate soufflés with crème anglaise.

A popular Kitchen Conservatory tradition! Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special Valentine at a delicious love-inspired hands-on cooking class.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Tue, Feb 14
6 to 8:30 pm
LUNCH WITH LYDIA - SHAKSHUKA TO PANCAKES
Indulge in a delightful morning with Lydia Gwin, as she creates a relaxed lunch with bright seasonal ingredients. Enjoy shakshuka - a stunning egg dish baked in a thick garlicky tomato sauce served with crusty bread, sweet potato pancakes with cinnamon cream, brown sugar glazed bacon, plus cinnamon rolls. #weekday
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Wed, Feb 15
11 am to 1:30 pm
MEDITERRANEAN WITH MATT AND JAN
Spend an evening enjoying the mutual trust and camaraderie between friends Jan Reid and Matt Sassman as they flex their culinary muscles to create a memorable meal inspired by Dorie Greenspan. Take a seat at the counter as they amuse you with their banter and prepare savory hummus pancakes with tahini mayonnaise served with cucumber-tomato-feta salad, pan-seared pork tenderloin finished in a tahini sauce, harissa sweet potatoes, Mediterranean braised green beans with garlic and diced tomatoes, plus a Mediterranean yogurt clementine cake.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Matt and Jan's next class together, The Jan and Matt show goes Barefoot, is available on May 17.
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Matt Sassman and Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Wed, Feb 15
6 to 8:30 pm
CAJUN COOK-OFF
Join Jack MacMurray, who excels at being a Mardi Gras Cajun cook-off champion, in a hands-on class celebrating some of his winning recipes. Learn to make crawfish étouffée, his mighty rad chicken and shrimp gumbo with andouille sausage, blackened shrimp and grits, baked oysters Rockefeller, jambalaya, plus classic bananas Foster.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Jack MacMurray's next available class, Flanks A Lot, is available on July 18.
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Jack MacMurray, III
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Feb 15
6:30 to 9 pm
BREAD IS ON THE RISE
No matter how hectic your schedule, bread is easy to make any day of the week. Learn tips and techniques of working with yeast, from proofing the yeast to kneading and shaping the dough. This hands-on class will learn the basics of yeast breads with white sandwich bread, honey whole wheat loaf, rosemary focaccia, plus buttermilk biscuits. #weekday
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available bread classes include All Rise! Let's Bake Bread on March 20 (day), Bread is on the Rise on May 4 (day), and A Day in the Kitchen: Bread Basket on July 9.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Feb 16
11 am to 1:30 pm
LYDIA LEVELS UP COMFORT FOOD
Whatever comfort food was thought to be, Lydia Gwin advances it to a new level with just the right cheese. Sit back and enjoy gruyère mac-and-cheese raclette with pickled shallots and bacon, albondigas - Mexican meatballs with a bright and spicy roasted salsa tatemada and jalapeño queso served with Mexican slaw, fennel and fried camembert salad with pickled blackberries and white balsamic vinaigrette, plus chocolate cake with ganache.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 15.
Details
Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55
Thu, Feb 16
6 to 8:30 pm
FOR FRYING OUT LOUD
Incredible crispy fried chicken, with three different methods and three different flavors, is abundant in this hands-on class with chef Mickey Kitterman, who has mastered the art of how to fry chicken. Create cast iron pan-fried chicken, deep-fried chicken, and stovetop deep-fried chicken, accompanied with mashed potatoes and gravy, luscious corn custard, plus double-fried chicken wings with Korean hot sauce, and flaky homemade biscuits slathered with jalapeño-honey butter.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Feb 16
6:30 to 9 pm
GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: DRESSED UP STEAKHOUSE
Dine on an updated steakhouse menu as the delightful Devon Drag does "tableside" service starting with roasted shrimp cocktail served with tequila-lime sauce and ginger rémoulade with sambal. Enjoy romaine-kale-pear salad with dried cranberries and walnuts topped with tahini Caesar dressing and rye croutons, cast iron rib-eye steak cooked in garlic oil served with mushroom-port wine sauce, roasted cauliflower-farro gratin with fontina topped with panko-parmesan crust, white chocolate mousse topped with orange liqueur-macerated orange supremes, plus a New York whiskey sour topped with a float of red wine.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Girls' Night Out classes include Southern Sass on March 31, and Bite Sighs on May 19.
Details
Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Fri, Feb 17
6 to 8:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: OPA!
Join Maria Sakellariou in a traditional cheer of "Opa!" as this hands-on class makes shrimp and feta saganaki. Couples will learn to make mushroom strudel with potato-leek sauce, grilled rack of lamb with green peppercorn and honey-mustard sauce, spinach and artichoke soufflé, plus flourless chocolate cloud cake.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Maria's next Greek Date Night, The Greek Food Isles, is available on May 26.
Details
Maria Sakellariou
Chef
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Fri, Feb 17
6:30 to 9 pm
CHINESE DUMPLINGS
Master the art of filling and forming and cooking delicious Chinese dumplings, as this class enjoys steamed shrimp shu mai, chicken pot stickers, pork-filled won tons for soup, char siu pork steamed buns, vegetarian spring rolls, and crab rangoon made with real crabmeat. The dumplings will be served with a variety of dipping sauces, such as sweet chile, lime-soy caramel, black vinegar-scallion, plum, and peanut sauces.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 1.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Feb 18
11 am to 1:30 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: WHAT'S YOUR CANDY CRUSH?
Designs and formulas have been computer-generated for virtually creating the most exciting treats that could make it impossible to choose a favorite candy crush. Join Amanda Anderson and learn to make orange creamsicle white chocolate truffles, caramel apple suckers, marshmallow popcorn balls with colorful sprinkle add-ins, sesame crunch candy, plus orange jelly jewels with a modern ingredient. Candy made in class may be taken home. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
Details
Amanda Anderson
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sat, Feb 18
12 to 2:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: SALSA SALSA DINE AND DANCE
Grab your partner and join us for a unique experience of dancing and dining. The evening begins with a one-hour Latin salsa dance lesson with dance instructor Andrea Osman, that will spark your appetite for a memorable evening in the kitchen with Mickey Kitterman. Refresh your thirst with a mojito, as this hands-on class prepares fried corn tortilla chips with black bean dip, grilled shrimp quesadillas with smoked tomato salsa, roasted pork tenderloin with papaya-mango salsa and yellow Cuban rice, plus banana cream pie with chocolate crumb crust. Put on your dancing shoes! Please do not wear rubber-soled shoes. We recommend closed shoes with a flat leather sole or medium heel.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Our next available Dine and Dance class, Salsa Salsa, is on July 8.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Sat, Feb 18
6 to 9 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: SUSHI - JUST ROLL WITH IT
It is okay to play with your food in this fun hands-on sushi class with the talented Rohan Sarino. Learn to make sushi rice using three different cooking vessels, use a sushi mat, work with sticky rice, and choose your own ingredients including tuna and salmon to create sushi rolls, inside-out rolls and nigiri-style sushi. Rohan shares his secrets to making spicy sriracha mayo. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 14.
Details
Rohan Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Feb 18
6:30 to 9 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: WAKE UP CALL
Retired school teacher Marci Boland is always on the go and shares healthy make-ahead breakfast options that are fast and easy for adults and children. This hands-on class will create homemade maple-cinnamon granola, pumpkin mini loaves with chocolate chips and walnuts, protein whole wheat bagels, almond chia pudding with a variety of mix-ins, carrot muffins with medjool dates and rolled oats, make-ahead ground turkey breakfast burritos, and peanut butter balls. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent. #healthy
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
Details
Marci Boland
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sun, Feb 19
12:30 to 3 pm
NOVEL CUISINE: FROM SCRATCH
From Scratch by Tembi Locke is riveting, joyful, and a tear-jerker of a tale of an American black woman who travels to Italy where Sicilian born chef Lino falls in love at first glance. Cultures clash, love triumphs, tragedy rears its cold-hearted head, all against a backdrop of Florence, Sicily, and Los Angeles with plenty of glorious cuisine throughout. As the class discusses the book, Mickey Kitterman will prepare fresh pasta with tomato sauce, lemon and rosemary fresh bread, "you say polenta, I say grits", plus pistachio budino with caramel.
Novel Cuisine is a culinary book club for food lovers that read the book in advance and includes novels, memoirs, histories, science and politics -- all with food as a central theme. The books for Novel Cuisine are available at Kitchen Conservatory. Come to one or as many of these classes as you like! Novel Cuisine started in our kitchen in 2006 and our readers and food lovers have discussed nearly 200 books! We love to hear from our students what books they want to read!
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

The next available Novel Cuisine class, Serendipity, is on March 19.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Sun, Feb 19
1 to 3:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: HOT TO TRATTORIA
Join the ardent sous chef of Trattoria Marcella, Jeff Young, as he shares his enthusiasm for simple yet sophisticated Italian fare. This hands-on class will create roasted garlic and blistered cherry tomato bruschetta, shaved Brussels sprouts salad with roasted butternut squash topped with brown butter vinaigrette and pears, sausage and Calabrian chile agnolotti with parmesan and crisp prosciutto and kale, plus macerated strawberries with a sherry glaze served with zabaglione.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is available on July 2.
Details
Jeff Young
Sous Chef
Hands-On
$140 Per Couple
Sun, Feb 19
5 to 7:30 pm
ICING ON THE CAKE
Spend an evening with the delightful Lisa King, a national teacher, certified judge, and award-winning sugar artist, who loves to share tips and techniques for cake decorating in her time off from controlling air traffic. This hands-on class will create a fun 2-layer spring-themed cake with buttercream frosting. The cakes are ready to decorate so the focus is on cake construction, piping, and icing consistencies, using a variety of artistic patterns including stripes, polka dots and ombré. Students will take home their one-of-a-kind cakes.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available cake decorating classes include Cake Decorating is Edible Art on April 12 with Peggy Tucker, and Have Your Cake, and Eat It, Too! on July 6 with Melanie Armbrecht.
Details
Lisa King
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Feb 19
5:30 to 8 pm
THE GUMBO FILES
Southern Louisiana native Josh Galliano pulls out the cast iron Dutch ovens and reveals the secret ingredients to authentic gumbo just in time for a Mardi Gras celebration. Work side-by-side with Josh in this hands-on class creating three distinct gumbos with traditional seasonings, including rouxless shrimp gumbo, tasso and roasted pork gumbo, and Creole chicken gumbo with chaurice and gumbo crabs, plus pimiento cheese deviled eggs.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Joshua Galliano
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Feb 20
6 to 8:30 pm
PRETTY LITTLE MACARONS - FRUITY
Spend a unique evening in the kitchen with Liz McClure who has perfected her skills in creating beautiful and delicious macarons with delicate shells, Italian meringue buttercream filling, and chocolate ganache. This hands-on class will create cherry-chocolate-almond macarons with almond buttercream and chocolate ganache centers, apple pie macarons with apple butter centers surrounded by cinnamon buttercream and a crumble, plus blueberry cheesecake macarons with blueberry centers, cream cheese frosting and graham cracker crumbs.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available macaron classes include Pretty Little Macarons - Glee on May 4 with Liz McClure, and Macaron Mania - May with Laura Branson.
Details
Liz McClure
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Feb 20
6:30 to 9 pm
EVERYONE WYNNES WITH CHRISTY - TURKEY
Enjoy a tasty gluten-free and dairy-free lunch with Christy Wynne as she upgrades this midday meal with superfoods that are perfect to make ahead for the week. Enjoy turkey-sweet potato chili, homemade cornbread, plus chocolate chip-sweet potato cookies. #healthy #weekday
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Christy Wynne
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Tue, Feb 21
11 am to 1:30 pm
LET'S TACO ABOUT IT
Let's talk about spending the evening making chin-dripping tacos with Mickey Kitterman. This hands-on class will make grilled chicken tacos with guacamole, tacos al pastor with pineapple-braised pork shoulder and chiles served with grilled pineapple salsa, the "best fish tacos in the world" (because it says so on the internet), and grilled flank steak asada tacos with pico de gallo and Mexican cheese, plus a refreshing margarita.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on April 18.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Feb 21
6:30 to 9 pm
LET'S NOT MEAT TODAY
Join Mickey Kitterman in the kitchen and learn to create an array of meatless Mexican dishes. This hands-on class will make ceviche verde with freshly fried corn chips, crab and corn chile rellenos, roasted pepper-black bean-sweet potato tostadas with queso crema sauce, Spanish rice with cilantro, plus tres leche cake.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Feb 22
6 to 8:30 pm
VEGETABLE-CENTRIC
Delicious vegetables are the focus of this hands-on technique class using familiar and unfamiliar vegetables, roots, tubers, leaves, legumes, seeds, fruits, and aromatics. Learn to roast, braise, mash, fry, and salt to create gratin of any vegetable, cream of any vegetable soup, butter-braised vegetables, roasted vegetables, vegetable purée, salted vegetables, plus how to cook leafy greens, and make a salad with homemade vinaigrette.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 30.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Feb 22
6:30 to 9 pm
DAYS WITH DEVON - PESTO AND POMEGRANATE
Spend an easygoing late morning with Devon Drag as she recreates some of her favorite dishes inspired by chefs and cookbooks that she prepares for her family in this monthly series. Influenced by Tieghan Gerard's Half Baked Harvest Super Simple, Devon prepares "everything bagel" arugula salad with cannellini beans and lemon basil pesto, butter roasted tomato soup with thyme and basil, chicken and fresh vegetable pot pie cooked in sage brown butter topped with puff pastry, plus butter pecan bars with shredded coconut, and a pomegranate-thyme vodka spritz. #weekday
Details
Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Thu, Feb 23
11 am to 1:30 pm
BEYOND BASICS
If you already know your way around the kitchen and are comfortable with the basics of cooking, then elevate your everyday cooking techniques in this four-week course. Learn to make sauces, marinades, soufflé, fresh pasta, fresh cavatelli, homemade sandwich buns and pâte à choux. This hands-on class will cook a variety of meat and seafood, plus learn to make seasonal gratins, custards, and work with phyllo and puff pastry. Recipes include fettuccine Alfredo, seared white fish with beurre blanc, chicken pot pie in cast iron, crème brûlée, chocolate mousse, along with more fun and impressive dishes.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Dawn Meyer
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$300 Per Person
Thu, Feb 23
6 to 9 pm
Thu, Mar 2
6 to 9 pm
Thu, Mar 9
6 to 9 pm
Thu, Mar 16
6 to 9 pm
BROWNIE THROW DOWN
Everyone seems to have their own ideas about what makes the perfect brownie! Should they be chewy, cakey or fudgy? Join the delightful Lydia Gwin in a brownie throw down, as this hands-on class picks their favorite from five spectacular choices, including Texas sheet cake brownies also known as buttermilk brownies, chocolate-thin mint brownies, brownie cookies with salted caramel filling, s'mores brownies with charred marshmallow topping, and raspberry cheesecake brownies.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 1.
Details
Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Feb 23
6:30 to 9 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT FRENCH - VOL-AU-VENT AUX FRUITS DE MER
Whether you are ending the week or starting the weekend, join us at the counter for an exquisite evening of French fare. Enjoy delicate cheese soufflé, individual vol-au-vent pastries with mixed shellfish in saffron beurre blanc, plus génoise cake with lemon buttercream.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

The next available Friday Night French class, Roasted Chicken, is on May 12.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Fri, Feb 24
6 to 8:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: AS A MATTER OF COURSE
Give a big welcome to private chef and culinary consultant, Patrick Mahoney, as this hands-on class for couples creates a delectable meal. Learn to make an amuse bouche of lobster broth, blinis with tomato confit and whipped ricotta, charred asparagus salad with parsnip purée and browned shallot vinaigrette, lobster ravioli with citrus velouté and fried leeks topped with micro-greens, plus apple galette with chantilly cream and bourbon caramel sauce.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Patrick Mahoney
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Fri, Feb 24
6:30 to 9 pm
PASTA IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA
Spend an afternoon with the engaging Angela Adrignola and learn the fundamentals of making pasta from kneading and shaping the dough to four classic sauces. This exciting hands-on class will learn to roll and cut pasta to create butternut squash ravioli with brown butter sage sauce, pappardelle alla bolognese, spinach and ricotta cannelloni with vodka sauce, and traditional fettuccine Alfredo.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Our next available pasta class, Living in the Pasta, is on April 25 with Lydia Gwin.
Details
Angela Adrignola
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Feb 25
12 to 2:30 pm
THE CHEF'S TABLE
The dynamic duo of chef Lou Rook, III and wine director Glenn Bardgett, of Annie Gunn's and Smokehouse Market, have been leaving their fans awestruck in the kitchen of Kitchen Conservatory for more than two decades. Chef Lou will hand-select the finest ingredients available for an exquisite multi-course chef's tasting that is sure to please the palate, as Glenn expertly pairs each course with wine for a memorable afternoon.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 24 with a new menu.
Details
Lou Rook III and Glenn Bardgett
Chef
Demonstration
$120 Per Person
Sat, Feb 25
1 to 4 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT SUSHI
Chef Jon Lowe shares his expertise with creating artful and tasty sushi. This hands-on class will create a magnificent variety of sushi rolls with fresh and exciting ingredients including shrimp tempura, salmon, tuna, crab, avocado, carrots, cucumbers, jalapeños, and pickled ginger. Learn to make sushi rice, spicy sriracha sauce, citrus-soy sauce, and wasabi.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 17.
Details
Jon Lowe
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Sat, Feb 25
6 to 8:30 pm
GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: GIVE ME PORK AVENUE
If Manhattan is where you would rather be, Melissa Clendenin will bring a bit of high class to irresistible down-to-earth pork and bacon dishes. Enjoy spinach salad with warm bacon dressing, smoked and spice-rubbed pork tenderloin served with ginger apple sauce, balsamic roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon and gorgonzola, spicy smashed sweet potatoes, plus flourless chocolate cake.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Girls' Night Out classes include Southern Sass on March 31, and Bite Sighs on May 19.
Details
Melissa Clendenin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sat, Feb 25
6:30 to 9 pm
PARKS AND REC BUBBLES AND BRUNCH
Lydia Gwin brings the fun and laughter from the beloved characters in the acclaimed hit, Parks and Rec. This hands-on class will create Leslie Knope's favorite waffles from JJ's Diner with syrup and whipped cream, Ron Swanson's "meat tornado" burrito with flank steak and carnitas and fajita chicken, Chris Traeger's "LITERALLY the best" acai bowl, Ben Wyatt's bananas Foster calzone (a sneaky way to get Ron that banana), plus Tom's treat yo'self chocolate cupcakes and Donna Meagle's mimosa.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 11.
Details
Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Feb 26
12:30 to 3 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: STEP UP TO THE CANDY BAR
Spend a memorable afternoon making different versions of your favorite candy bars so good that parents and children will be scrambling for the last morsel. Learn to make mini Butterfinger pies in jars with brown sugar graham cracker crust, homemade Twix bars with caramel and chocolate, Almond Joy cookie bars, peanut butter cup sandwich cookies with peanut butter buttercream, plus Snickers ice cream topped with caramel, peanuts and chocolate. Some candy made in class may be taken home. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
Details
Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sun, Feb 26
1 to 3:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: DON'T WORRY. BE CRABBY.
Bring your partner and join Christy Wynne creating a fabulous gluten-free and grain-free dinner focused on a love for crab cakes. This hands-on class will create bacon covered Brussels sprouts, kale salad with turmeric spiced pumpkin seeds and lemon-shallot vinaigrette, lump crab cakes with buttery garlic cauliflower purée, no-yeast almond flour dinner rolls, oven-roasted broccoli, plus chocolate-avocado mousse topped with coconut whipped cream. #healthy
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on April 30.
Details
Christy Wynne
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sun, Feb 26
5 to 7:30 pm
SPRING COOKIE DECORATING
Raise your pastry bags to Courtney Mertz, co-owner of White Box Catering, who loves to share simple techniques for mastering royal icing with a tipless pastry bag. Follow along with Courtney for step-by-step instructions for outlining, flooding, marbling, wet-on-wet, and wet-on-dry techniques to create fabulous cookies perfect for spring, with plenty of time to create your own designs. Everyone will leave with a stunning array of decorated cookies to impress family and friends.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available cookie decorating classes include Spring Cookie Cutter Couture on April 23 with Ericka Jones, and Mother's Day Cookie Decorating on May 7 with Courtney Mertz.
Details
Courtney Mertz
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Feb 26
5:30 to 8 pm
PUT THAT IN YOUR PASTRY BAG AND PIPE IT!
Join the talented Naky Lee, owner of Cott Studio - specializing in floral arrangements and decorating stunning cakes with beautiful buttercream flowers, for a class focusing on the artistry of the pastry bag. With an art degree from Seoul’s Institute of the Art, Naky shares her creative skills with techniques for making beautiful buttercream flowers using a variety of pastry tips for exquisite cherry blossoms on parchment paper and flower nails, then adding the final results to cupcakes. Naky provides students with her buttercream recipe and directions on how to add the flowers to cakes and cupcakes. Students will take home their decorated cupcakes.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 22.
Details
Nakyung Lee
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Feb 27
6 to 8:30 pm
A REAL SCHITT SHOW
Fans of the iconic hit show, Schitt’s Creek, will pay tribute to their favorite characters with dishes that celebrate fun and eccentric moments from the show. Join Lydia Gwin for a hands-on class making Rosebud Motel cinnamon rolls, sloppy Jocelyns served with Cafe Tropical's fried mozzarella sticks, Moira and David's "fold in the cheese" enchiladas, Stevie and David's fake honeymoon-inspired "Lovers curry" - a butter chicken curry, Nanaimo bars - the favorite dessert of Canada, plus Herb Ertlinger's fruit "wine pairing" sangria. Students are welcome to come dressed as their favorite character from the show!
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 12.
Details
Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Feb 27
6:30 to 9 pm
WHACK THE KNIFE!
Master the knife, the most essential kitchen tool, and how to select the right knife for the right job as this knife skills class learns how to efficiently chop onions and other vegetables in this participation class that also teaches how to use and how to maintain and sharpen knives. Plus, learn how to use a boning knife on raw and roasted chicken, the difference between cleavers, and the best knife for slicing crusty bread as the class enjoys chicken panzanella salad and sliced devil's food cake for dessert. Bring your own knives (limit 3 knives per person) to class for free overnight sharpening! Participants will also receive 20% off all in-store regularly-priced knives on the day of class. #weekday
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 5.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$50 Per Person
Tue, Feb 28
12 to 2:30 pm
IN DEEP WATER WITH SEAFOOD
A big welcome back to Kirk Warner as he reels in an array of seafood from around the world to create dishes that are swimmingly spectacular. This hands-on class will cook up Kirk's Mediterranean bouillabaisse with toasted couscous and crusty bread, an irresistible South Indian shrimp "kasakasa" chowder with chickpea crêpes, Thai hot-and-sour broth with scallop shu mai dumplings, Vietnamese noodles with crab and fresh herbs, plus Kirk's homemade tagliatelle in Alfredo sauce topped with seared scallops, crisp bacon, and asparagus.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Kirk Warner
Chef
Hands-On
$85 Per Person
Tue, Feb 28
6 to 8:30 pm
GOOD OLD-FASHIONED BOURBON BAKING
Mickey Kitterman has upgraded some of his favorite home-baked goods with a splash of bourbon. Join him in the kitchen for a hands-on class creating chocolate praline bread pudding with bourbon caramel, bourbon snickerdoodles, bourbon chess pie, bourbon-banana-chocolate chip bread, plus church supper peach cobbler with Sister Maybelle's secret ingredient.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Feb 28
6:30 to 9 pm
IN KNOTS OVER PRETZELS
Lydia Gwin shares global flavors to a variety of homemade soft pretzels that combines technique with creativity. This hands-on class will make German soft pretzel sticks with a duo of dips - pickle dip and Dijon-bacon dip, Swedish sugared sweet pretzels, beer brat-cheddar pot pie with a soft pretzel crust, and Mexican stuffed pretzels with roasted jalapeño queso dip.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Mar 1
6 to 8:30 pm
THE BEST OF JULIA CHILD - BRAISED DUCK
After more than 60 years, Julia Child's cuisine continues to be popular because it tastes delicious. Experience first-hand why we always love Julia's food in a monthly series, inspired by Mastering the Art of French Cooking, as the class enjoys leek-potato soup, braised duck with chestnut-sausage stuffing on turnips, plus vanilla bean crème brûlée.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available classes in this series, The Best of Julia Child, are on May 2 and June 7.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Wed, Mar 1
6:30 to 9 pm
BREAD IS ON THE RISE
No matter how hectic your schedule, bread is easy to make any day of the week. Learn tips and techniques of working with yeast, from proofing the yeast to kneading and shaping the dough. This hands-on class will learn the basics of yeast breads with white sandwich bread, honey whole wheat loaf, rosemary focaccia, plus buttermilk biscuits.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available bread classes include All Rise! Let's Bake Bread on March 20 (day), Bread is on the Rise on May 4 (day), and A Day in the Kitchen: Bread Basket on July 9.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Mar 2
6:30 to 9 pm
FORK AND CORK: FISH FRIDAY
Jason Main, owner of The Wine Merchant and certified sommelier, shares his vast knowledge of an array of exciting wines that will be paired with an array of seafood dishes created by Mickey Kitterman. Enjoy clam chowder bruschetta, corn and crab coquilles St.-Jacques, Moroccan spiced cod with preserved lemon sauce, carrot and salmon couscous, plus blood orange mousse.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Our next Fork and Cork class, Riesling, is on June 2.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$80 Per Person
Fri, Mar 3
6 to 8:30 pm
NO WEIGH!
Marci Boland has turned some of her favorite dishes into healthier versions with smart ingredient choices making them less fat and completely satisfying. This hands-on class will learn to create sweet potato-black bean chili with fire-roasted tomatoes, butternut squash mac-and-cheese, mixed greens salad with snow peas and English cucumber topped with Green Goddess dressing and pomegranate seeds, chicken and cauliflower "rice" casserole with artichokes, zucchini scarpaccia, plus chocolate chip-chickpea bar cookies with almond flour topped with aquafaba whipped cream. #healthy
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Marci Boland
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Fri, Mar 3
6:30 to 9 pm
A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: FISH AND SEAFOOD
Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
This very popular participation class will show everything you need to know about selecting, preparing, and cooking all different kinds of fish and shellfish. Our fish expert, Jon Lowe, will give the class much flexibility in creating the dishes they most want to learn. Participants are invited to meet at 9:15 am at Starrs, 1135 South Big Bend, Richmond Heights, to select the fish.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 8.
Details
Jon Lowe
Chef
Hands-On
$200 Per Person
Sat, Mar 4
10 am to 3 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: CRANK OUT THE PASTA
Feeling cranky? Roll up your sleeves for a fun afternoon cranking out pasta dough with Mathew Unger and his 12-year-old daughter, Kallie. This hands-on class will make toasted ravioli, an Italian salad, homemade fettuccine with meatballs in red sauce, plus chocolate waffles and vanilla ice cream. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
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Mathew Unger
Chef
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sat, Mar 4
11 am to 1:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: BOURBON IS WHISKEY BUSINESS
The kitchen lights up with fun and laughter as this date night class joins Devon Drag to create flavor-packed dishes with bourbon as an ingredient, starting with BLT crostinis with bourbon brown sugar-glazed bacon, roasted tomatoes and homemade ranch spread. This hands-on class will make romaine-apple-red onion salad with gorgonzola and candied pecans topped with whiskey vinaigrette, spice rubbed pork loin roast with a bourbon reduction, succotash with bacon and maple bourbon brown butter, plus flourless chocolate bourbon brownies with vanilla ice cream and bourbon caramel sauce, and The Big Texan bourbon-grapefruit cocktail.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Sat, Mar 4
6 to 8:30 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: EAT IT LIKE PAC MAN
Four decades have passed since the inception of Pac Man, and kids are still eating up video games one pixel at a time. Join Lydia Gwin for a fun afternoon learning to level up your cooking skills with Sonic the Hedgehog-inspired chili dogs and golden onion rings, Fortnight Durr burgers with Minecraft creeper juice, Mario and Luigi's favorite spaghetti and meatballs with mushroom ragù, plus Minecraft Rice Krispies treats. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sun, Mar 5
12:30 to 3 pm
HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT, TOO!
Melanie Armbrecht, who is a go-getter when it comes to cake decorating, expounds on the components of cake baking so that it is a success every time. Learn how to level and stack layers, and decorate a stunning cake in this hands-on class. Melanie has pre-baked the cakes, so the focus is on decorating a one-layer cake with American buttercream frosting using a variety of tips for simple borders and decorations. Learn how to make chocolate ganache for a drip effect down the sides of the cake. Each student will take home their decorated cake.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 6.
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Melanie Armbrecht
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Mar 5
1 to 3:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: TACOS WILL NEVER BREAK YOUR HEART
Tacos might fall apart, but they will never break your heart! Spend a blissful evening in the kitchen with your partner, as Dawn Meyer and Larry Meyers lead this hands-on class making smoky pineapple margaritas, lobster tacos with avocado aïoli and jicama slaw, carnitas tacos with tomato-chipotle salsa, steak-chile-Chihuahua cheese skillet tacos with homemade flour tortillas, plus cilantro rice, frijoles borrachos (drunken beans), and dulce de leche ice cream.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
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Dawn Meyer and Larry Meyers
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sun, Mar 5
5 to 7:30 pm
ST. PAT EATS GREEN
Celebrate the Irish vegan-style with the charming Lisa Buchmeier for a class that is a powerhouse of nutrition and antioxidants, and is free of refined sugar, cholesterol, meat, dairy, and eggs. This hands-on class will make naturally sweetened shamrock chia cream shake garnished with kiwi, stuffed cabbage rolls with citrus avocado and short grain brown rice salad served with a garlicky cilantro dressing, "cheddar" beer soup topped with crispy cheesy potato croutons, tempeh minced meat shepherd's pie with green beans and cremini mushroom gravy topped with piped swirls of whipped sweet potatoes with nutmeg and fresh chives, plus oil-free spelt spice cupcakes drizzled with sweet caramel date cream. #healthy
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available plant-based vegan classes include A Green House of Vegan Soups on March 9 with Audrey Scherrer, Nuts About Vegan on May 10 with Lisa Buchmeier, and Date Night for Couples: Vegan-omics of Barbecue on May 19 with Devon Drag.
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Lisa Buchmeier
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Mar 5
5:30 to 8 pm
THE BOWLED AND THE BEAUTIFUL
Big pots of steaming soups fill the kitchen with rich and aromatic scents as Rachelle Killian works her magic. Enjoy loaded baked potato soup served in fresh asiago cheese bread bowls, lentil mushroom stew, and minestrone soup, along with spinach salad with hot bacon dressing. #weekday
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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Mon, Mar 6
11 am to 1:30 pm
SOURDOUGH BREAD
If the thought of freshly baked sourdough bread makes you weak in the knees, join bread baker Melissa Clendenin with step-by-step instructions for successful bread with intoxicating flavors. This hands-on class will learn how to maintain and refresh the starter and test for ripeness, discover how to fold and shape the dough along with using rising vessels, and learn the benefits of the overnight fermentation method with detailed instructions for resting and rising periods and scoring the bread tops. Learn how to make Melissa's master sourdough recipe and incorporate different inclusions into your bread, making a jalapeño-cheddar sourdough, and a seeded bread sourdough with pumpkin, sunflower and poppy seeds. Each participant will take home sourdough starter. #weekday
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Melissa's available sourdough bread classes are on June 5 (day) or June 6.
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Melissa Clendenin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Mar 6
12 to 2:30 pm
MODERN SAUCES
Herbs, citrus, olive oil, and yogurt are the keys to creating modern sauces for vibrant and more intense flavors as the perfect addition to stunning dishes. This hands-on class with Mickey Kitterman creates Argentine cowboy rib-eye steaks with lemon-oregano chimichurri, grilled feta-brined chicken breast with Greek herb tzatziki, Malaysian sambal halibut with hot peppers and coconut milk and ginger roasted in banana leaf packages, plus deep-fried Brussels sprouts salad with Moroccan preserved lemon vinaigrette.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Mar 6
6 to 8:30 pm
PRETTY LITTLE MACARONS - LUCK
Spend a unique evening in the kitchen with Liz McClure who has perfected her skills in creating beautiful and delicious macarons shaped into pots of gold with delicate shells, Italian meringue buttercream filling, and chocolate ganache. This hands-on class will learn how to make cookies and cream macarons with Oreo buttercream, double chocolate macarons with chocolate ganache centers surrounded by chocolate buttercream, plus vanilla almond macarons with vanilla buttercream.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available macaron classes include Pretty Little Macarons - Glee on May 4 with Liz McClure, and Macaron Mania - May with Laura Branson.
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Liz McClure
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Mar 6
6:30 to 9 pm
IF YOU KNEW SUSHI
It is always a delight to have Thai native and sushi chef Jay Dedkhad, of Ocha Thai and Japanese, in our kitchens creating beautiful and delectable sushi, in one of our most popular classes. Using the freshest fish and other beautiful ingredients, this hands-on class will master the art of rolling and forming a variety of lavish and enticing sushi.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 30.
Details
Jay Dedkhad
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Tue, Mar 7
6 to 8:30 pm
SOURDOUGH BREAD
If the thought of freshly baked sourdough bread makes you weak in the knees, join bread baker Melissa Clendenin with step-by-step instructions for successful bread with intoxicating flavors. This hands-on class will learn how to maintain and refresh the starter and test for ripeness, discover how to fold and shape the dough along with using rising vessels, and learn the benefits of the overnight fermentation method with detailed instructions for resting and rising periods and scoring the bread tops. Learn how to make Melissa's master sourdough recipe and incorporate different inclusions into your bread, making a cranberry-walnut sourdough with orange zest, and a seeded bread sourdough with pumpkin, sunflower and poppy seeds. Each participant will take home sourdough starter.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Melissa's available sourdough bread classes are on June 5 (day) or June 6.
Details
Melissa Clendenin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Mar 7
6:30 to 9 pm
LUNCH WITH LYDIA - WON TONS TO FIVE-SPICE
Indulge in a delightful morning with Lydia Gwin, as she creates a relaxed lunch with bright seasonal ingredients. Enjoy won ton soup with sesame chile oil, Vietnamese meatballs in a lettuce wrap served with Asian mango-cabbage slaw, plus Chinese five-spice orange cake. #weekday
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Wed, Mar 8
11 am to 1:30 pm
USE YOUR (THAI) NOODLE
The logical choice for satisfying pad Thai cravings is to learn to make it at home. This exciting hands-on class with Jan Reid will create pad Thai with shrimp, pad-kee-mow-moo - spicy drunken noodles with pork and Thai basil, pad-see-ew nua - stir-fried noodles with beef and broccoli in dark soy sauce, and Chiang Mai noodles in chicken curry sauce with pickled greens and fried shallots.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Mar 8
6 to 8:30 pm
GREEN AND GLUTEN-FREE
Caryn Dugan shares an exciting plant-based meal geared toward creating lighter meals for spring that are vegan and gluten-free. This hands-on class will make roasted poblano-cauliflower chowder with brown rice and pinto beans flavored with cumin and garlic, curried "tuna" collard wraps with quinoa and chickpeas combined with apples and raisins and cashews, hearts of palm "crab" cakes with chickpeas and Cajun spices, plus spicy chocolate-applesauce mug cake with strawberries. #healthy
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available plant-based vegan classes include A Green House of Vegan Soups on March 9 with Audrey Scherrer, Nuts About Vegan on May 10 with Lisa Buchmeier, and Date Night for Couples: Vegan-omics of Barbecue on May 19 with Devon Drag.
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Caryn Dugan
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Mar 8
6:30 to 9 pm
A GREEN HOUSE OF VEGAN SOUPS
Give an enormous welcome to the delightful Audrey Scherrer as she shares healthy and scrumptious vegan soups plus a fluffy, buttery "fool your Grandmother" vegan biscuit. This hands-on class will learn to make a quick and easy creamy vegan potato soup garnished with parsley, high protein chickpea and red pepper vegan soup with quinoa and toasted spices, and gold gazpacho soup with cucumbers and onions and tomatoes garnished with cilantro. #weekday #healthy
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Audrey Scherrer
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Mar 9
11:30 am to 2 pm
SCHNITZEL, SPÄTZLE, AND STRUDEL
Join the talented chef Mathew Unger as he shares his exciting research for an upcoming cookbook on Missouri comfort foods. With a prevalence of German immigrants to our state, especially in St. Louis and areas around Hermann, this hands-on class will create traditional German dishes -- spinach salad with warm bacon dressing, pork schnitzel and spätzle, sautéed green beans with bacon, plus traditional apple strudel.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 21.
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Mathew Unger
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Mar 9
6:30 to 9 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: LET'S SEA NEW ORLEANS
Couples cannot resist these notable seafood dishes of New Orleans. Spend Friday evening with your partner working side-by-side with Jon Lowe and learn to make fried oysters on mixed greens with cheddar-jalapeño cornbread, crawfish étouffée served on rice, shrimp on grits with mushroom gravy, plus bananas Foster with caramel ice cream.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
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Jon Lowe
Chef
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Fri, Mar 10
6 to 8:30 pm
GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: OOH LA LA!
Lydia Gwin captures her favorite food moments from the series Emily in Paris, starting with a lunch with Sylvie of frisée salad with crispy lardon and a poached egg dressed with sherry-Dijon vinaigrette. Laugh about your favorite episodes and enjoy "The customer is always right" steak au poivre avec pommes frites by chef Gabrielle, plus Pierre Cadualt's "consoling" crème brûlée paired with Camille's champagne cocktail.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Girls' Night Out classes include Southern Sass on March 31, and Bite Sighs on May 19.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Fri, Mar 10
6:30 to 9 pm
FRENCH FARE - GIGOT D'AGNEAU BOULANGÈRE
Chef Mickey Kitterman shares his passion for the techniques of classic French cookery with attention to detail to create a superb afternoon lunch with a new menu each month. Enjoy veloute champignon - creamy mushroom soup with truffle crouton, gigot d'agneau boulangère - garlic and herb-scented leg of lamb roasted directly over a potato-carrot-parsnip gratin, fennel-orange salad with candied walnuts and orange vinaigrette, plus lavender madeleines with pineapple sabayon.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

The next available French Fare class, Poached Salmon, is on April 15.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sat, Mar 11
11 am to 1:30 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: NOT ALL PRINCESSES LIVE IN FAIRY TALES
Bring the King or Queen of your palace and join Devon Drag for a magical afternoon in the kitchen creating desserts and goodies fit for a Prince or Princess. This hands-on class will make "melted" Olaf toasted marshmallow ice cream, Belle's apple rose tarts, Rapunzel's braided bread sticks, Snow White's candied apple slices, the little mermaid's rainbow fish crackers, unicorn bark with white chocolate and sprinkles and marshmallows, plus fresh squeezed strawberry lemonade. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sat, Mar 11
12 to 2:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: GIVE PIZZA CHANCE
Head to Kitchen Conservatory with your partner for an awesome night of pizza making with Dawn Meyer and Larry Meyers, starting with pizza dough from scratch and seasonal ingredients. The class will make a caramelized onion and bacon pizza with blue cheese, asparagus and fingerling potato pizza with goat cheese, sausage and red onion pizza with wild mushrooms, roasted garlic and bell pepper pizza with fontina, then each couple will create their own pizza! Also, enjoy making sangria, a mixed green salad with balsamic vinaigrette, and salted caramel ice cream.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
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Dawn Meyer and Larry Meyers
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sat, Mar 11
6 to 8:30 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: SUSHI - JUST ROLL WITH IT
It is okay to play with your food in this fun hands-on sushi class with the talented Rohan Sarino. Learn to make sushi rice using three different cooking vessels, use a sushi mat, work with sticky rice, and choose your own ingredients including tuna and salmon to create sushi rolls, inside-out rolls and nigiri-style sushi. Rohan shares his secrets to making spicy sriracha mayo. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 14.
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Rohan Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Mar 11
6:30 to 9 pm
FISH AND BISTRO SAUCES
Meet Jon Lowe at the stove learning to prepare perfectly cooked fish and pair the fish with delicious sauces for a memorable meal. This hands-on class will create roasted sea bass with smoked tomato butter sauce, pan-seared halibut with wild mushroom butter sauce, grilled ahi tuna with tomato-pepper harissa sauce, and his celebrated grilled salmon with mustard-apple cider jus.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Jon Lowe
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Sun, Mar 12
12:30 to 3 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: BRUNCH ADVENTURES WITH SAWYER
Ten-year-old Sawyer Galliano might argue who is the chef and who is the sous chef when it comes to cooking with her dad, chef Josh Galliano. Join them both for an adventurous afternoon in the kitchen creating their version of brunch with pineapple and sausage kabobs with maple glaze, biscuits and gravy with drop biscuits and braised pork, veggie crisp patties, potato gnocchi "hashbrowns", plus bombolini with chocolate pastry cream, and strawberry-ginger punch. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
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Joshua Galliano
Chef
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sun, Mar 12
1 to 3:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: A NIGHT AT THE OSCARS
Join your leading man or lady and create a Hollywood party that will have you home in time for "And the Oscar goes to..."! Join Lydia Gwin and sip on a red carpet pomegranate-champagne fizz cocktail with Grand Marnier and raspberries, and create an award-winning meal of seared sea scallops with crème fraîche and caviar, tomato basil soup en croûte, filet mignon Oscar with béarnaise sauce, loaded mashed potato "martini" with bacon and smoked gouda, plus flaming baked Alaska.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$180 Per Couple
Sun, Mar 12
5 to 7:30 pm
COOKIE DECORATING FOR SPRING
Raise your pastry bags to Caroline Stamp, school teacher by day and custom cookie decorator by night, who loves to share simple techniques for mastering royal icing with a tipless pastry bag. Follow along with Caroline for step-by-step instructions for outlining, flooding, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry techniques plus adding accents and texture with sprinkles to create fabulous cookies perfect for spring, with plenty of time to create your own designs. Everyone will leave with a stunning array of decorated cookies to impress family and friends.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available cookie decorating classes include Spring Cookie Cutter Couture on April 23 with Ericka Jones, and Mother's Day Cookie Decorating on May 7 with Courtney Mertz.
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Caroline Stamp
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Mar 12
5:30 to 8 pm
KILLIAN IT WITH PASTRIES - KOLACHE. SCONES. GALETTE.
Treat yourself to a bit of laughter and some great treats, as Rachelle Killian slays sweet and savory pastries. Enjoy savory bacon and cheese kolaches made with brioche dough, chai pear scones, plus a nectarine and raspberry galette. #weekday
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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Mon, Mar 13
11 am to 1:30 pm
WE RUN ON PASTA
It will be a dynamic evening with Jeff Young, sous chef of Trattoria Marcella, making four handmade pastas. This hands-on class will create lemon ricotta ravioli with homemade ricotta and butter-poached asparagus, lasagna bolognese with spinach pasta layered with roasted garlic béchamel and ragù bolognese, squid ink farfalle with pancetta and shrimp in arrabbiata sauce, plus toasted s'mores ravioli.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Jeff Young
Sous Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Mar 13
6 to 8:30 pm
THE POWER OF A WAFFLE
A waffle can be anything, and change its mind a hundred times! Join Lydia Gwin for a hands-on class creating chicken and waffle sandwiches topped with an over-easy egg and hot honey, dark chocolate waffles with strawberries and mascarpone whipped cream, waffled mozzarella sticks topped with a meatball and balsamic tomato sauce, plus tater tot waffles with prosciutto and crème fraîche caper sauce on mustard greens.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Lydia's next waffle class, The World's Fare of Waffles, is available on June 5.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Mar 13
6:30 to 9 pm
EVERYONE WYNNES WITH CHRISTY - SALMON
Enjoy a tasty gluten-free and dairy-free lunch with Christy Wynne as she upgrades this midday meal with superfoods that are perfect to make ahead for the week. Enjoy pecan-encrusted salmon, roasted sweet potatoes, kale chips, plus chocolate-peanut butter balls. #healthy #weekday
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Christy Wynne
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Tue, Mar 14
11 am to 1:30 pm
THAI THAI AGAIN
Nareerut "Tookie" Payette, owner of Thai Gourmet in O'Fallon, Missouri, loves to share her native Thai cuisine. Enjoy a fun and informative evening with the popular khao soi noodle dish, also known as Chiang Mai noodles with yellow curry and beef, crispy krathong thong golden fried cups filled with minced chicken stir-fried with vegetables, plus flower-shaped coconut jellies - a dim sum treat with coconut milk and young coconut.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 27.
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Nareerut Payette
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Tue, Mar 14
6 to 8:30 pm
PIE DAY IN THE 314
The best way to spend Pi Day in St. Louis on March 14 is by creating a scrumptious variety of English pies with Lydia Gwin. This hands-on class will make flaky and delicious double-crust apple pie, rhubarb pie, a Bakewell tart with almonds and jam, custard pie, plus banoffee pie with bananas and toffee.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Mar 14
6:30 to 9 pm
DUBLIN YOUR PLEASURE
Everything in this hands-on class will be twice as good with the addition of key ingredients, such as Guinness, Irish whiskey and Baileys Irish cream. Join Mickey Kitterman, and prepare a mussels and shrimp appetizer with bacon steamed in hard cider and cream, Guinness-marinated and grilled rib-eye steaks topped with compound butter flamed with Irish whiskey. Learn to make traditional Irish soda bread with molasses and currants, colcannon - a much beloved Irish peasant dish with butter-mashed potatoes and flavored with sautéed kale, bacon and onion, then finish with Jameson Irish whiskey-coffee ice cream served with Baileys, coffee, and whipped cream and shortbread cookies.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Wed, Mar 15
6 to 8:30 pm
IRISH FOR A DAY
With St. Patrick's Day at hand, Lydia is changing her name to O'Gwin and creating an Irish-worthy meal. Enjoy potato and leek soup with soda bread, pan-seared pork chops with balsamic braised cabbage and apples, parsnip and potato mash, plus Irish apple cake drizzled with sweet custard sauce served with a Guinness ice cream float with salted caramel syrup.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Thu, Mar 16
6:30 to 9 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: TUSCANY FOR TWO
The romance of Tuscany is the inspiration for a perfect date night in this hands-on class for couples. This class will prepare shrimp scampi, seared rib-eye steak with rosemary and roasted garlic, baked polenta with gorgonzola, mushrooms and spinach, roasted mixed vegetables, and blackberry gelato with pizzelle cookies.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 14.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Fri, Mar 17
6 to 8:30 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: PASTA WITH THE KID-DOUGH!
Spend a fun afternoon with Patty Goeke and a parent, grandparent, or your favorite aunt or uncle making fresh homemade pasta. This hands-on class will create cheese ravioli with a light cream sauce, long ribbons of tagliatelle pasta with ground pork ragù, plus Italian salad with lemon vinaigrette, and chocolate lava cake with raspberry sauce. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
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Patty Goeke
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sat, Mar 18
11 am to 1:30 pm
PASTA IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA
Spend an afternoon with the engaging Angela Adrignola and learn the fundamentals of making pasta from kneading and shaping the dough to four classic sauces. This exciting hands-on class will learn to roll and cut pasta to create butternut squash ravioli with brown butter sage sauce, pappardelle alla bolognese, spinach and ricotta cannelloni with vodka sauce, and traditional fettuccine Alfredo.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Our next available pasta class, Living in the Pasta, is on April 25 with Lydia Gwin.
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Angela Adrignola
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Mar 18
12 to 2:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: LAST TANGO IN PARIS DINE AND DANCE
Grab your partner and join us for a unique experience of dancing and dining. The evening begins with a one-hour tango dance lesson with dance instructor Tal Stein, then waltz into the kitchen with a French 75 champagne-cognac cocktail. This hands-on class will create beet-goat cheese salad with champagne-shallot vinaigrette and gruyère gougères, boeuf bourguignon with potato gratin dauphinoise, plus almond pithiviers with fresh berries. Put on your dancing shoes! Please do not wear rubber-soled shoes. We recommend closed shoes with a flat leather sole or medium heel.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Our next available Dine and Dance class, Salsa Salsa, is on July 8.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Sat, Mar 18
5 to 8 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: LAST TANGO IN PARIS DINE AND DANCE
Grab your partner and join us for a unique experience of dancing and dining. The evening begins with a one-hour tango dance lesson with dance instructor Tal Stein, then waltz into the kitchen with a French 75 champagne-cognac cocktail. This hands-on class will create beet-goat cheese salad with champagne-shallot vinaigrette and gruyère gougères, boeuf bourguignon with potato gratin dauphinoise, plus almond pithiviers with fresh berries. Put on your dancing shoes! Please do not wear rubber-soled shoes. We recommend closed shoes with a flat leather sole or medium heel.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Our next available Dine and Dance class, Salsa Salsa, is on July 8.
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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Sat, Mar 18
6:30 to 9:30 pm
SUNDAY FUNDAY: YOGA BRUNCH
Join certified yoga instructor Devon Drag for a one-hour gentle but energizing all-levels yoga class in our kitchen. Please note the class is BYOM (bring your own mat!). Then, roll up your mats and head to the stovetop to create a nourishing brunch as this hands-on class makes blueberry-lemon waffles topped with "cheesecake" frosting and blueberry sauce, "everything bagel" muffins served with veggie cream cheese, Greek yogurt fruit tart, spanakopita spinach-feta frittata, lemony arugula and white bean salad with prosciutto and lemon vinaigrette, plus The Moonwalk fresh grapefruit cocktail with orange liqueur and champagne. #healthy
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Devon's next Sunday Funday: Yoga Brunch class is available on April 30 with a new menu.
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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$75 Per Person
Sun, Mar 19
10:30 am to 1:30 pm
NOVEL CUISINE: SERENDIPITY
Serendipity: A History of Accidental Culinary Discoveries by Oscar Farinetti, the founder of Eataly, delves into the history of fifty foods and culinary dishes with intriguing backgrounds. As the class discusses the book, they will enjoy Caesar salad, butternut squash agnolotti with sage brown butter sauce, plus classic tarte Tatin.
Novel Cuisine is a culinary book club for food lovers that read the book in advance and includes novels, memoirs, histories, science and politics -- all with food as a central theme. The books for Novel Cuisine are available at Kitchen Conservatory. Come to one or as many of these classes as you like! Novel Cuisine started in our kitchen in 2006 and our readers and food lovers have discussed nearly 200 books! We love to hear from our students what books they want to read!
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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Sun, Mar 19
1 to 3:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: LIFE OF THE PAELLA PARTY
Grab your partner and join the party with Mickey Kitterman creating manchego-chorizo puffs and tortilla patatas bravas, perfect for any celebration. This hands-on class designed for couples will make two paellas - traditional paella Valencia loaded with seafood and chicken and sausage, plus chicken and chorizo paella. The party wouldn't be complete without classic red sangria and queso flan with seasonal fruit.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sun, Mar 19
5 to 7:30 pm
ALL RISE! LET'S BAKE BREAD!
Learn the basics of making yeast breads with Melissa Clendenin, as she shares tips and techniques from mixing, kneading and proofing the dough. This hands-on class will create French baguettes, potato dinner rolls, rosemary focaccia, and challah. #weekday
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Melissa Clendenin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Mar 20
11 am to 1:30 pm
A TASTE OF THE UNDERGROUND
With countless years of experience, a professional chef and a pastry chef share their talents creating super secret underground dinners in their time off. Established in 2009, more than 100 hundred Rogue Underground Dining Society events have been done in surprise unexpected locations with the menu announced at the table. Join us for an exciting and daring evening in our kitchen for a class that is outside the boundaries from menu to presentation with undisclosed handshakes and the promise to keep their secret.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Rogue Chefs
Demonstration
$75 Per Person
Mon, Mar 20
6 to 8:30 pm
THE BEST OF BAREFOOT - ROASTED SALMON
Jan Reid shares her favorite recipes from the collection of cookbooks of the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten. Join Jan in the kitchen to create a pink grapefruit margarita, herbed ricotta bruschetta, seafood and pasta shells salad, green beans and snap peas with pancetta, roasted salmon with green herbs, plus chocolate chunk brownies.
Details
Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Mar 20
6:30 to 9 pm
AMERICAN-ITALIAN CAST IRON FAVORITES
Cast iron pans are versatile, durable, and a great way to cook Mickey Kitterman's favorite American-Italian dishes, starting with Chicago-style deep dish Italian sausage-mushroom pizza with mushrooms, onions, red sauce, and mozzarella. This hands-on class will make Tuscan steak Fiorentina - pan-roasted thick porterhouse beef steak with roasted garlic and rosemary, chicken and pesto lasagna, and tender veal piccata.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Tue, Mar 21
6 to 8:30 pm
PRETTY LITTLE MACARONS - BLISS
Spend a unique evening in the kitchen with Liz McClure who has perfected her skills in creating beautiful and delicious macarons with delicate shells, Italian meringue buttercream filling, and chocolate ganache. This hands-on class will create Bailey's chocolate macarons with chocolate ganache centers surrounded by Bailey's buttercream, Lucky Charm macarons with cereal buttercream and Lucky Charm crumble, plus mixed berry macarons with berry buttercream and berry centers.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available macaron classes include Pretty Little Macarons - Glee on May 4 with Liz McClure, and Macaron Mania - May with Laura Branson.
Details
Liz McClure
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Mar 21
6:30 to 9 pm
PÂTE À CHOUX - FROM GOUGÈRES TO ÉCLAIRS
Discover the versatile French choux dough that is used to create impressive sweet and savory dishes that can be baked, boiled, or fried. This hands-on class learns to prepare cheesy gougères, pommes dauphine, French gnocchi in brown butter sauce, churros rolled in cinnamon sugar, chocolate éclairs, plus profiteroles with vanilla bean ice cream and chocolate-caramel sauce.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on April 25 (day) or June 13.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Mar 22
6 to 8:30 pm
JERSEY JACK IS THE ODDS-ON FAVORITE
Loud and proud Atlantic City, New Jersey native Jack MacMurray travels back home each year for family, friends, and food. Enjoy an evening with Jack as he creates his Dad's fabulous clams casino, mini prime rib and caramelized onion cheesesteaks with bell peppers and aged provolone, Jack's favorite pasta dish - seafood capellini with shrimp and scallops in white wine clam sauce with garlic herbs, plus vanilla cheesecake with fresh strawberry sauce.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Jack MacMurray's next demonstration class, Flanks A Lot, is available on July 18.
Details
Jack MacMurray, III
Chef
Demonstration
$70 Per Person
Wed, Mar 22
6:30 to 9 pm
DAYS WITH DEVON - BERRIES AND BREAD PUDDING
Spend an easygoing late morning with Devon Drag as she recreates some of her favorite dishes inspired by chefs and cookbooks that she prepares for her family in this monthly series. Influenced by Patty Pinner's Sweet Mornings, Devon prepares whipped vanilla yogurt parfait with cherry-almond granola, old-fashioned crumb cake with brown sugar crumb topping, ricotta hot cakes served with fresh berry salad, "Sunday best" savory pork sausage and bacon bread pudding with cheddar and colby cheese served with a mixed green salad, plus a bourbon sweet tea with ginger. #weekday
Details
Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Thu, Mar 23
11 am to 1:30 pm
I DID IT ALL FOR THE GNOCCHI
Satisfy your fervor for the tantalizing features of soft and delicate gnocchi paired with enticing sauces, as this hands-on class joins Mickey Kitterman to create four different versions. Learn to make potato gnocchi al forno - baked with fontina and porcini and cream, Lidia's ricotta gnocchi with Contessa parmesan-prosciutto cream sauce with basil and pignoli, butternut squash gnocchi with sage brown butter sauce, plus spinach gnocchi with Italian sausage and tomatoes.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on April 20 (day), or May 22.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Mar 23
6 to 8:30 pm
ON THE BALL WITH THE SUSTAINABLE MEDITERRANEAN DIET COOKBOOK
Cookbook author, dietitian nutritionist, and food writer, Serena Ball, showcases recipes from her newest cookbook, The Sustainable Mediterranean Diet Cookbook, that was inspired by all 21 countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy a cheese board with toasted melon seeds and pumpkin hummus, roasted harissa zucchini spears, orzo with carrot top pesto, the cookbook cover dish - little fishes with red pepper and potato cakes, plus minty melon mimosa cups with prosecco.
Details
Serena Ball
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Thu, Mar 23
6:30 to 9 pm
FRIDAY NIGHT FRENCH - SALMON EN PAPILLOTE
Whether you are ending the week or starting the weekend, join us at the counter for an exquisite evening of French fare. Enjoy scallop coquilles St.-Jacques with mushrooms and gruyère cheese, salmon en papillote with herb butter wine sauce, plus lofty individual Grand Marnier soufflés with crème anglaise.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

The next available Friday Night French class, Roasted Chicken, is on May 12.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Fri, Mar 24
6 to 8:30 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: BITS AND PIZZAS
Join Laura Branson in the kitchen for a delightful evening creating individual pizzas to share with your favorite adult. This hands-on class will make gooey fried mozzarella sticks with dipping sauce, pizza with your choice of toppings including homemade pizza sauce, freshly grated cheese, pepperoni, veggies, caramelized onions, and delicious prosciutto. Finish with chocolate mousse with fun toppings - crushed Oreos and gummy worms. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 27.
Details
Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Fri, Mar 24
6:30 to 9 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: WIZARDS IN THE KITCHEN
Attention all Muggles! Experience the world of Harry Potter and make magic in the kitchen as Amanda Anderson helps you prepare delightful dishes described throughout the J.K. Rowling series, including The Three Broomsticks' butterbeer, ham-and-cheese pasties from the Hogwarts house-elves, Mrs. Weasley's potatoes with béchamel sauce, and Hermoine's dragon wand vegetables with magic sauce. Before you apparate home, you'll make Aunt Petunia's individual berry-pudding trifles. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 3.
Details
Amanda Anderson
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sat, Mar 25
12 to 2:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: THE SPICES OF INDIA
Aruna Gopinath, born in Bangalore, India, knows a thing or two about Indian spices and uses blends of them to create exciting dishes. This hands-on class for couples will make tandoori-style roasted chicken marinated in yogurt with tandoori masala, spiced cauliflower dip cooked in garlic and spices served with crisp fried cauliflower florets seasoned with garam masala, chole - chickpeas simmered in tomato sauce with cinnamon and cloves served with bhatura - a deep-fried bread, Rogan Josh - a rich Kashmiri lamb curry, jeera rice with roasted cumin seeds, plus semiya - a warm vermicelli dessert with cashews and raisins sautéed in ghee.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Aruna Gopinath
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$140 Per Couple
Sat, Mar 25
6 to 8:30 pm
MERINGUES - WHIP IT! WHIP IT GOOD!
Mickey Kitterman shares the differences between French, Swiss, and Italian meringues plus the techniques for each that start with whipped egg whites and sugar. This hands-on class will use those skills to create chocolate meringue tarts with French meringue, a copycat recipe with the flavors of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding cake featuring lemon curd with Swiss meringue buttercream flavored with lemon and elderflower, dacquoise with hazelnut meringue layers frosted with Italian mocha buttercream, plus floating island with crème anglaise and caramel sauce.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on April 3.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Mar 26
12:30 to 3 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: THRILLED TO PIZZAS
Happiness is a fun afternoon with Jess Schmidt and a parent, grandparent, or your favorite aunt or uncle making lots of pizza, zucchini parmesan crisps, kiddy sangria, and mixed berry crumb bars for dessert! Learn to make fresh pizza dough, roll it out and create an individual pizza with your favorite toppings, including cheese, veggies, pepperoni, and Italian turkey sausage, and more. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
Details
Jess Schmidt
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sun, Mar 26
1 to 3:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: OH MY COD!
If it's hard to imagine the weekend is coming to an end, join your partner in the kitchen with Zach Dale, of Robust Wine Bar, and create an impressive meal. This hands-on class will make achiote marinated shrimp cocktail with chipotle cocktail sauce, spiced beet hummus with garlic oil and feta served with pita, roasted cod served with pan-fried potatoes and romesco sauce, plus bread pudding with whipped mascarpone.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Zach Dale
Chef
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sun, Mar 26
5 to 7:30 pm
CROISSANTS ARE TOTAL FLAKES
There is no such thing as too many croissants, as this hands-on class with Rachelle Killian learns step-by-step directions for making croissant dough to create a variety of flaky and scrumptious croissants. Using the buttery dough, the class will prepare classic croissants, pistachio croissants, ham and Swiss-filled croissants, raspberry-jam filled croissants with chocolate drizzle, plus chai-spiced cruffins. #weekday
Details
Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Mar 27
11 am to 1:30 pm
TAKE A BAO
Kudos will be abundant as this hands-on class learns to make baos - Chinese warm, soft steamed buns filled with flavorful fillings. Join us to create Chinese barbecue pork baos, ground pork and herb baos, baos filled with curried chicken and peas, spicy chorizo and chihuahua cheese baos, vegetarian shiitake-bok choy bao, plus dipping sauces of sweet chile and black vinegar.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 28.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Mar 27
6 to 8:30 pm
MACARON MANIA - MARCH
Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. This hands-on class will make Nutella macarons with Nutella and chocolate chip buttercream surrounding a Nutella center finished with crushed Ferrero Rocher candy, banana cream pie macarons with delectable banana pudding buttercream rolled in buttery pie crumbles, plus snickerdoodle macarons.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available macaron classes include Pretty Little Macarons - Glee on May 4 with Liz McClure, and Macaron Mania - May with Laura Branson.
Details
Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Mar 27
6:30 to 9 pm
IF YOU KNEW SUSHI
It is always a delight to have Thai native and sushi chef Jay Dedkhad, of Ocha Thai and Japanese, in our kitchens creating beautiful and delectable sushi, in one of our most popular classes. Using the freshest fish and other beautiful ingredients, this hands-on class will master the art of rolling and forming a variety of lavish and enticing sushi.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 30.
Details
Jay Dedkhad
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Tue, Mar 28
6 to 8:30 pm
A REAL SCHITT SHOW
Fans of the iconic hit show, Schitt’s Creek, will pay tribute to their favorite characters with dishes that celebrate fun and eccentric moments from the show. Join Lydia Gwin for a hands-on class making Rosebud Motel cinnamon rolls, sloppy Jocelyns served with Cafe Tropical's fried mozzarella sticks, Moira and David's "fold in the cheese" enchiladas, Stevie and David's fake honeymoon-inspired "Lovers curry" - a butter chicken curry, Nanaimo bars - the favorite dessert of Canada, plus Herb Ertlinger's fruit "wine pairing" sangria. Students are welcome to come dressed as their favorite character from the show!
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 12.
Details
Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Mar 28
6:30 to 9 pm
FEASTING WITH HARD CIDERS
René Sackett, manager of two local farmers markets, shares her knowledge with a stunning array of ciders to be enjoyed with a delectable meal prepared by Mickey Kitterman using a variety of ciders. The cider tasting includes Waves dry cider, a traditional French cider from Brittany, France, Blueberry Spaceship Box - a top-rated blueberry cider, plus Le Brun Poire Cidre. Enjoy cider Welsh rarebit - pub-style grilled ham and cheese toast, mussels and shrimp in cider cream sauce, and cider carbonnade flamande - a Flemish beef stew replacing beer with cider.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$75 Per Person
Wed, Mar 29
6 to 8:30 pm
A FLURRY OF FOUR CURRIES
Step into the kitchen for a flurry of activities, as things heat up with flavorful Thai curries. This hands-on class will create green chicken curry with Thai eggplant, Massaman curry with beef and potatoes, panang pork curry with red bell peppers, Prik Khing Bangkok curry with shrimp and snow peas -- all served on jasmine rice, plus strawberry sorbet.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Mar 29
6:30 to 9 pm
SPICE GIRL
Lydia Gwin is a big fan of using spices for warmth and depth of flavor to create exciting dishes. This hands-on class will learn to make berbere-spiced chicken roasted with carrots and chickpeas, "smooshed" carrots with pistachio pesto and pickled onions, black lime grilled beef skewers with sumac onion, roasted potatoes with aïoli and butter-toasted pine nuts, plus chai-spiced apple cake with mascarpone frosting.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Mar 30
6 to 8:30 pm
GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: SOUTHERN SASS
A bit of Southern manners and a lot of sass make a great combination for a lively night out with the girls. Enjoy pimiento cheese puffs with Green Goddess salad, shrimp and mushroom sauté with bacon on cheddar grits, plus a traditional Southern caramel cake.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Fri, Mar 31
6 to 8:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: GRAPE LEAVES AND MOUSSAKA
Spend a memorable evening with your partner learning to prepare Greek cuisine with the talented Maria Sakellariou. This hands-on class will make grape leaves stuffed with rice and herbs, Greek Mediterranean grilled shrimp, eggplant and zucchini vegetarian moussaka layered with potatoes and lentils topped with a fluffy béchamel sauce, a seasonal salad of mixed greens with fruits and nuts, plus bobota - a traditional cornmeal Lenten dessert with dried fruits topped with honey and sesame seeds.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Maria's next Greek Date Night, The Greek Food Isles, is available on May 26.
Details
Maria Sakellariou
Chef
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Fri, Mar 31
6:30 to 9 pm
A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: PASTA WORKSHOP
Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
Spend the day with Josh Galliano perfecting the art of Italian pasta dough. This hands-on class will learn to make a variety of fresh noodle shapes, including fettuccine, angel hair, pappardelle, ravioli, tortellini, agnolotti, cannelloni, and cavatelli, plus potato gnocchi and Nonna's Italian-American style lasagna. The pastas will be sauced with Bolognese, puttanesca, carbonara, Alfredo, béchamel, brown butter, lemon, and tomato sauces.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Joshua Galliano
Chef
Hands-On
$175 Per Person
Sat, Apr 1
10 am to 3 pm
PRETTY LITTLE MACARONS - PEEP
Spend a unique afternoon in the kitchen with Liz McClure who has perfected her skills in creating beautiful and delicious macarons with delicate shells, Italian meringue buttercream filling, chocolate ganache, and more. This hands-on class will make pastel egg colors with flecks of brown to create coconut-chocolate macarons with chocolate ganache surrounded by coconut buttercream, lemon-blueberry macarons with lemon curd and blueberry buttercream, plus strawberries and cream macarons with strawberry preserves and strawberry-vanilla buttercream.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available macaron classes include Pretty Little Macarons - Glee on May 4 with Liz McClure, and Macaron Mania - May with Laura Branson.
Details
Liz McClure
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Apr 1
12 to 2:30 pm
A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: BREAD BASKET
Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
Conquer the art of baking delicious yeast breads in this hands-on class that will cover all kinds of delicious, home-baked breads, including baguettes, rolls, pizza, rye, whole-grain, and sandwich breads. The class will make natural starters, sponges, crusty breads, and enriched doughs. Plus, learn how to make the amazing no-knead, slow-rise bread. Each participant will take home sourdough starter.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 9.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$175 Per Person
Sun, Apr 2
11 am to 4 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: STRIP TEASE
Enjoy the tantalizing flavors of a great strip steak, as this hands-on class for couples creates a delicious menu that includes a dirty martini with your choice of vodka or gin. Join Matt Sassman to create a layered avocado-bacon cobb salad with tomatoes and blue cheese vinaigrette, New York strip steak with caper-olive compound butter, butter-poached lobster mashed potatoes, balsamic braised Brussels sprouts with crisp bacon, plus mini cheesecakes with blueberry topping and boozy whipped cream.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Matthew Sassman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Sun, Apr 2
5 to 7:30 pm
OVER"BOARD" WITH DIPS AND SIPS
Discover Lydia Gwin's flair for creating exciting and enticing over-the-top boards in this hands-on class with a duo of appetizer boards, plus chipotle-orange margaritas and Aperol spritzers. This hands-on class will make a Mediterranean summer picnic board with whipped feta dip and Greek salsa with pita chips, herb-marinated goat cheese, caprese skewers with balsamic glaze, prosciutto-wrapped melon with basil, focaccia, grilled zucchini, crudités, and creamy herb pesto dip, plus a Mexican fiesta board with seven-layer bean dip, Mexican corn salsa, roasted tomatillo guacamole and fresh tortilla chips.
Details
Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Apr 2
5:30 to 8 pm
ROPED IN WITH TED LASSO
Ted Lasso won our hearts with his daily “biscuits for the boss” shortbread tied up in a little pink box, and Lydia Gwin will win over this hands-on class with dishes from her favorite scenes. Learn to make fish-and-chips from Crown & Anchor Pub with mushy peas, Ted's bullseye "KC style BBQ" chicken wings, Roy Kent's favorite kabobs with Sam's Nigerian jollof rice, plus "finger in the peanut butter jar" pie with a Nutter Butter crust and a Richmond's Greyhound cocktail.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Apr 3
6 to 8:30 pm
MERINGUES - WHIP IT! WHIP IT GOOD!
Mickey Kitterman shares the differences between French, Swiss, and Italian meringues plus the techniques for each that start with whipped egg whites and sugar. This hands-on class will use those skills to create chocolate meringue tarts with French meringue, a copycat recipe with the flavors of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding cake featuring lemon curd with Swiss meringue buttercream flavored with lemon and elderflower, dacquoise with hazelnut meringue layers frosted with Italian mocha buttercream, plus floating island with crème anglaise and caramel sauce.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Apr 3
6:30 to 9 pm
WHACK THE KNIFE!
Master the knife, the most essential kitchen tool, and how to select the right knife for the right job as this knife skills class learns how to efficiently chop onions and other vegetables in this participation class that also teaches how to use and how to maintain and sharpen knives. Plus, learn how to use a boning knife on raw and roasted chicken, the difference between cleavers, and the best knife for slicing crusty bread as the class enjoys chicken panzanella salad and sliced devil's food cake for dessert. Bring your own knives (limit 3 knives per person) to class for free overnight sharpening! Participants will also receive 20% off all in-store regularly-priced knives on the day of class.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 5.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$50 Per Person
Tue, Apr 4
6 to 8:30 pm
MASA TO MI CASA - HOT TAMALES
Spend a thoroughly exciting evening in the kitchen with Mickey Kitterman creating an a"maize"ing variety of tamales and a margarita. This hands-on class will make pork tamales with tomatillo salsa wrapped in banana leaves, chipotle chicken tamales with smoky roasted tomato salsa wrapped in corn husks, and mango-cream cheese tamales with tequila-infused strawberry sauce, plus Mexican street corn.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 12.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Apr 4
6:30 to 9 pm
FOR FRYING OUT LOUD
Incredible crispy fried chicken, with three different methods and three different flavors, is abundant in this hands-on class with chef Mickey Kitterman, who has mastered the art of how to fry chicken. Create cast iron pan-fried chicken, deep-fried chicken, and stovetop deep-fried chicken, accompanied with mashed potatoes and gravy, luscious corn custard, plus double-fried chicken wings with Korean hot sauce, and flaky homemade biscuits slathered with jalapeño-honey butter.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
Details
Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Apr 6
6 to 8:30 pm
I CAN BUY MYSELF FLOURS
Austin Dubinsky proves that you do not need a bit of gluten to create your favorite, self-indulgent desserts with a variety of flours - brown rice flour, almond flour, coconut flour, tapioca starch, plus xanthan gum to string proteins together so nothing falls flat. This hands-on class will make red velvet cake with chocolate cream cheese frosting, bananas Foster cream pie with gluten-free tart dough, snickerdoodle cookies, plus a raspberry clafoutis.
Details
Austin Dubinsky
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Apr 6
6:30 to 9 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: CRANK OUT THE PASTA
Feeling cranky? Roll up your sleeves for a fun afternoon cranking out pasta dough with Mathew Unger and his 12-year-old daughter, Kallie. This hands-on class will make toasted ravioli, an Italian salad, homemade fettuccine with meatballs in red sauce, plus chocolate waffles and vanilla ice cream. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
Details
Mathew Unger
Chef
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sat, Apr 8
11 am to 1:30 pm
CHINESE DUMPLINGS
Master the art of filling and forming and cooking delicious Chinese dumplings, as this class enjoys steamed shrimp shu mai, chicken pot stickers, pork-filled won tons for soup, char siu pork steamed buns, vegetarian spring rolls, and crab rangoon made with real crabmeat. The dumplings will be served with a variety of dipping sauces, such as sweet chile, lime-soy caramel, black vinegar-scallion, plum, and peanut sauces.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 1.
Details
Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sat, Apr 8
12 to 2:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: BOURBON IS WHISKEY BUSINESS
The kitchen lights up with fun and laughter as this date night class joins Devon Drag to create flavor-packed dishes with bourbon as an ingredient, starting with BLT crostinis with bourbon brown sugar-glazed bacon, roasted tomatoes and homemade ranch spread. This hands-on class will make romaine-apple-red onion salad with gorgonzola and candied pecans topped with whiskey vinaigrette, spice rubbed pork loin roast with a bourbon reduction, succotash with bacon and maple bourbon brown butter, plus flourless chocolate bourbon brownies with vanilla ice cream and bourbon caramel sauce, and The Big Texan bourbon-grapefruit cocktail.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
Details
Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$170 Per Couple
Sat, Apr 8
6 to 8:30 pm
THE KITCHEN AT HOGWARTS
Rachelle Killian shares her magical powers in the kitchen with a class designed for adults who still believe in wizardry. This hands-on class will make Harry's favorite treacle tart, pumpkin pasties from Hogwarts Express, Mrs. Weasley's meat pie served with gillyweed (fried zucchini) stalks, dragon eggs in a potato nest with hollandaise sauce, Hagrid's cherry-chocolate rock cakes, plus a spellbinding frothy butterbeer cocktail with cream soda and butterscotch schnapps. #weekday
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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Apr 10
11 am to 1:30 pm
PALEO AND GLUTEN-FREE COOKING
Devon Drag shares the paleolithic hunter-gatherer approach to cooking, combined with a gluten-free menu for an Asian inspired hands-on class. Learn to make ground pork-carrot-mushroom lettuce wraps with water chestnuts served with a sweet and spicy sauce with homemade sambal, Asian chopped mixed greens and cucumber chopped salad with avocados and pistachios tossed in a fresh sesame-ginger dressing, orange chicken served with cauli-rice topped with sesame seeds and green onions, garlic roasted broccoli, plus almond cookies sweetened with maple syrup. #healthy
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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Apr 10
6 to 8:30 pm
CAKES ON THE RISE
What makes a cake perfectly tender and moist? What gives cake their rise and how do fats create texture? Lydia Gwin shares her baking nerdiness with the science behind cakes. Lydia shares the hows and whys of baking cakes with proper measuring and mixing techniques, and the role that leavening agents, flours, fats, acidity, flavorings, chocolates, and sugars play in the outcome of a cake, as she bakes angel food cake with seven-minute frosting, Amaretto-olive oil cake, plus a two-layer dark chocolate cake with pistachio-cherry buttercream frosting.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$50 Per Person
Mon, Apr 10
6:30 to 9 pm
EVERYONE WYNNES WITH CHRISTY - THAI
Enjoy a tasty gluten-free and dairy-free lunch with Christy Wynne as she upgrades this midday meal with superfoods that are perfect to make ahead for the week. Enjoy crunchy Thai chopped kale-cabbage-Brussels sprouts chopped salad with quinoa and edamame topped with sesame vinaigrette and peanuts, creamy red curry rice noodle soup with cauliflower and zucchini, plus low-sugar baked banana fritters drizzled with honey and topped with coconut whipped "cream". #healthy #weekday
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Christy Wynne
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Tue, Apr 11
11 am to 1:30 pm
LET'S PLAY HOOKY
Bring a date! Bring your friends! Bring your family! Mickey Kitterman is playing hooky with his favorite "let's kick back" fish dishes. This hands-on class will spend an appealing evening creating smoked and butter-poached lobster rolls, Mickey's favorite fish tacos, crab and corn quesadillas with avocado salsa, and mahi mahi burgers with saffron aïoli on very soft buns.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 14.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$80 Per Person
Tue, Apr 11
6 to 8:30 pm
SOURDOUGH BREAD
If the thought of freshly baked sourdough bread makes you weak in the knees, join bread baker Melissa Clendenin with step-by-step instructions for successful bread with intoxicating flavors. This hands-on class will learn how to maintain and refresh the starter and test for ripeness, discover how to fold and shape the dough along with using rising vessels, and learn the benefits of the overnight fermentation method with detailed instructions for resting and rising periods and scoring the bread tops. Learn how to make Melissa's master sourdough recipe and incorporate different inclusions into your bread, making a jalapeño-cheddar sourdough, and a seeded bread sourdough with pumpkin, sunflower and poppy seeds. Each participant will take home sourdough starter.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Melissa's available sourdough bread classes are on June 5 (day) or June 6.
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Melissa Clendenin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Apr 11
6:30 to 9 pm
CAKE DECORATING IS EDIBLE ART
Give a big welcome to award-winning sugar artist Peggy Tucker for a fun morning in the kitchen creating a stunning 2-layer Spring cake that will impress your friends and family. The cakes are ready to decorate with the focus on working with buttercream frosting and learning to use a variety of piping tips to create shell borders, stunning ruffles, string work and pressure piping. Learn to crumb coat the cake and have a smooth finish with the frosting, as Peggy shares lots of tips and tricks. Students will take home their one-of-a-kind cakes.
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Peggy Tucker
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Apr 12
10 am to 12:30 pm
A REAL SCHITT SHOW
Fans of the iconic hit show, Schitt’s Creek, will pay tribute to their favorite characters with dishes that celebrate fun and eccentric moments from the show. Join Lydia Gwin for a hands-on class making Rosebud Motel cinnamon rolls, sloppy Jocelyns served with Cafe Tropical's fried mozzarella sticks, Moira and David's "fold in the cheese" enchiladas, Stevie and David's fake honeymoon-inspired "Lovers curry" - a butter chicken curry, Nanaimo bars - the favorite dessert of Canada, plus Herb Ertlinger's fruit "wine pairing" sangria. Students are welcome to come dressed as their favorite character from the show!
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 12.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Apr 12
6 to 8:30 pm
BACK TO BASICS
The past few years have brought more new cooks to the kitchen who are ready to dive in and learn the basics of cooking, and includes everyone from college students and newlyweds, to busy parents and retired seniors. Join us in the kitchen in a four-week course with the incredible Dawn Meyer as she provides clear and concise recipes for everyday cooking and focuses on knife skills and learning to sear, sauté, bake, roast, cook with cast iron, and stir-fry. Learn how to stock your pantry and refrigerator for quick and easy meals, create one-pot meals, sheet pan meals, salads and homemade dressings, side dishes, soup, sauces, basic bread baking, and easy desserts.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Dawn Meyer
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$300 Per Person
Thu, Apr 13
6 to 9 pm
Thu, Apr 20
6 to 9 pm
Thu, Apr 27
6 to 9 pm
Thu, May 4
6 to 9 pm
PRETTY LITTLE MACARONS - WISTFUL
Spend a unique evening in the kitchen with Liz McClure who has perfected her skills in creating beautiful and delicious macarons with delicate shells, Italian meringue buttercream filling, chocolate ganache, and more. This hands-on class will make salted caramel macarons with salted caramel centers surrounded by caramel buttercream, pink lemonade macarons with lemon curd and strawberry buttercream, plus cookies-and-cream macarons filled with Oreo buttercream.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available macaron classes include Pretty Little Macarons - Glee on May 4 with Liz McClure, and Macaron Mania - May with Laura Branson.
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Liz McClure
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Apr 13
6:30 to 9 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: ON THE TOWN FOR TWO
Treat yourselves to an evening out with fabulous fare inspired simply by romance! This hands-on class for couples will learn to prepare classic French onion soup, traditional Caesar salad with roasted garlic croutons, show-stopping jaw-dropping steak Diane in a mushroom-shallot cream sauce flambéed with brandy, goat cheese mashed potatoes with fresh herbs, plus blueberry clafoutis.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
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Matthew Sassman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Fri, Apr 14
6 to 8:30 pm
A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: FRENCH PASTRY
Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
This hands-on class will teach how to make and bake classic French pastries. Learn how to roll out and fold into many flaky layers homemade buttery puff pastry and croissant dough. These delicious doughs will be baked into pain au chocolat, palmiers, pinwheels, croissants, cheese straws, kouign amann - individual flaky Breton butter pastries, and other scrumptious desserts.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 15.
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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$175 Per Person
Sat, Apr 15
11 am to 4 pm
FRENCH FARE - POACHED SALMON
Chef Mickey Kitterman shares his passion for the techniques of classic French cookery with attention to detail to create a superb afternoon lunch with a new menu each month. Enjoy socca - a traditional street food from Nice - chickpea flatbread with olive oil and garlic served with soft French cheese, gently poached salmon with sauce vierge - a delicate sauce with coriander and parsley, Provençal vegetables tian - a beautiful array of slow-roasted vegetables with basil and garlic, plus strawberry charlotte with Grand Marnier and fresh strawberry mousse.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sat, Apr 15
11 am to 1:30 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: DIY TACO NIGHT
Create a fun taco night for your family complete with all the fixings, plus an easy and yummy you-can't-taste-the-avocado chocolate mousse! This hands-on class will join the delightful Audrey Scherrer to create a taco bar complete with shredded chicken with fajita seasoning, healthy cashew cheese dip, sautéed vegetables, homemade salsa, guacamole, black beans, Mexican rice, shredded cheese, sour cream, cilantro, shredded lettuce, and plenty of tortillas. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
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Audrey Scherrer
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sat, Apr 15
6 to 8:30 pm
THE ISRAELI FOOD OF ORLY’S HOMELAND
Give a warm welcome to Orly Peters who relocated to St. Louis from Israel eight years ago, as she shares the exciting flavors of her beloved Israeli cuisine. Enjoy cheese-filled burekas - delicious Middle Eastern hand pies with puff pastry, baba ganoush, Israeli bulgur salad, classic Israeli stuffed peppers filled with meat and rice cooked in a tomato sauce served with a fresh cabbage salad, plus iconic Israeli "chocolate balls" served with hot green tea from Orly's homeland.
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Orly Peters
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Sat, Apr 15
6:30 to 9 pm
SURF AND TURF, SAUCES AND SIDES
Design a seductive spread with different combinations of three tender cuts of steak, three luscious seafoods, three beautiful sauces, plus three side dishes. Join chef Jon Lowe for a fun afternoon cooking and combining filet, rib-eye and strip steak with lobster, shrimp and scallops, then adding steak sauce, parmesan fondue and smoked tomato butter. This hands-on class will also make side dishes, including garlic potatoes, grilled vegetables and rice cakes.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Jon Lowe
Chef
Hands-On
$85 Per Person
Sun, Apr 16
12:30 to 3 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: HOT TO TRATTORIA
Join the ardent sous chef of Trattoria Marcella, Jeff Young, as he shares his enthusiasm for simple yet sophisticated Italian fare. This hands-on class will create roasted garlic and blistered cherry tomato bruschetta, shaved Brussels sprouts salad with roasted butternut squash topped with brown butter vinaigrette and pears, sausage and Calabrian chile agnolotti with parmesan and crisp prosciutto and kale, plus macerated strawberries with a sherry glaze served with zabaglione.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is available on July 2.
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Jeff Young
Sous Chef
Hands-On
$140 Per Couple
Sun, Apr 16
5 to 7:30 pm
CHUTNEY THE FRONT DOOR, WE ARE MAKING SAMOSAS!
Spend a fun-filled evening with Aruna Gopinath, born in Bangalore, India, creating lots of exciting samosas and chutneys to mix and match, plus warm Indian chai with cardamom and cinnamon. This hands-on class will work side-by-side with Aruna to make spicy Punjabi potato samosas, crispy chicken and potato Pakistani samosas with garam masala, plus moong dal samosas with yellow split lentils. Learn to make Indian chutneys, including classic coriander mint chutney, tamarind-date chutney, and sweet-and-spicy mango chutney.
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Aruna Gopinath
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Apr 16
5:30 to 8 pm
KILLIAN IT WITH PASTRIES - TARTLETS. GALETTE. HONEY BUNS.
Treat yourself to a bit of laughter and some great treats, as Rachelle Killian slays sweet and savory pastries. Enjoy savory goat cheese and roasted tomato tartlets, nectarine and raspberry galette, plus honey buns. #weekday
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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Mon, Apr 17
11 am to 1:30 pm
MACARON MANIA - APRIL
Jump on the bandwagon and discover why these sweet meringue confections are popping up everywhere! Join the talented Laura Branson for a hands-on class creating perfectly domed and footed sandwich cookies with fun flavor profiles and some pretty embellishing with new flavors every month. This hands-on class will make nostalgic brownie batter macarons with "brownie" buttercream, vanilla bean macarons with vanilla bean buttercream, and Fruity Pebbles macarons with cereal buttercream and marshmallow fluff and cereal sprinkled on top.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available macaron classes include Pretty Little Macarons - Glee on May 4 with Liz McClure, and Macaron Mania - May with Laura Branson.
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Laura Branson
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Apr 17
6 to 8:30 pm
THE BEST OF BAREFOOT - LEMON CHICKEN
Jan Reid shares her favorite recipes from the collection of cookbooks of the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten. Join Jan in the kitchen to create a juice of the flowers vodka cocktail with freshly squeezed grapefruit and citrus, roasted shrimp salad in tarragon dressing on a bed of mixed greens, French green bean salad, pan-seared lemon chicken cooked in white wine with olives and herbs, crispy English potatoes, plus chocolate sheet cake with chocolate frosting.
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Jan Reid
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Apr 17
6:30 to 9 pm
IF YOU KNEW SUSHI
It is always a delight to have Thai native and sushi chef Jay Dedkhad, of Ocha Thai and Japanese, in our kitchens creating beautiful and delectable sushi, in one of our most popular classes. Using the freshest fish and other beautiful ingredients, this hands-on class will master the art of rolling and forming a variety of lavish and enticing sushi.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 30.
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Jay Dedkhad
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Tue, Apr 18
6 to 8:30 pm
TACOS AND TEQUILA
Satisfy your taco cravings in a fun hands-on class with Mickey Kitterman. Learn to make three tantalizing tacos with housemade corn tortillas - grilled Baja fish tacos with chipotle sauce, cabbage, pico de gallo and queso fresco; shredded chile roasted duck tacos with crisp pork belly, avocado, and serrano sauce; sweet potato tacos with roasted peppers and chiles, toasted pepita, avocado, chipotle aïoli and pickled onions, plus a refreshing margarita.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Our next taco class, Let's Taco About It, is on May 2, .
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Apr 18
6:30 to 9 pm
WHACK THE KNIFE!
Master the knife, the most essential kitchen tool, and how to select the right knife for the right job as this knife skills class learns how to efficiently chop onions and other vegetables in this participation class that also teaches how to use and how to maintain and sharpen knives. Plus, learn how to use a boning knife on raw and roasted chicken, the difference between cleavers, and the best knife for slicing crusty bread as the class enjoys chicken panzanella salad and sliced devil's food cake for dessert. Bring your own knives (limit 3 knives per person) to class for free overnight sharpening! Participants will also receive 20% off all in-store regularly-priced knives on the day of class.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 5.
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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$50 Per Person
Wed, Apr 19
6 to 8:30 pm
DAYS WITH DEVON - TARTLETS AND STRATA
Spend an easygoing late morning with Devon Drag as she recreates some of her favorite go-to dishes in this monthly series. Enjoy phyllo herb tartlets with goat cheese blended with fresh herbs and drizzled with honey, avocado-citrus butter lettuce salad with oat croutons and yogurt-buttermilk dressing, croque monsieur strata with ham and gruyère baked until golden and bubbly, plus chia-ricotta muffins with lemon glaze, and Pimm's Royal Punch with cucumber and champagne. #weekday
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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$45 Per Person
Thu, Apr 20
11 am to 1:30 pm
I DID IT ALL FOR THE GNOCCHI
Satisfy your fervor for the tantalizing features of soft and delicate gnocchi paired with enticing sauces, as this hands-on class joins Mickey Kitterman to create four different versions. Learn to make potato gnocchi al forno - baked with fontina and porcini and cream, Lidia's ricotta gnocchi with Contessa parmesan-prosciutto cream sauce with basil and pignoli, butternut squash gnocchi with sage brown butter sauce, plus spinach gnocchi with Italian sausage and tomatoes.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Apr 20
12 to 2:30 pm
TAKE A BAO
Kudos will be abundant as this hands-on class learns to make baos - Chinese warm, soft steamed buns filled with flavorful fillings. Join us to create Chinese barbecue pork baos, ground pork and herb baos, baos filled with curried chicken and peas, spicy chorizo and chihuahua cheese baos, vegetarian shiitake-bok choy bao, plus dipping sauces of sweet chile and black vinegar.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 28.
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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, Apr 20
6:30 to 9 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: CIAO CHOW
End the week with a night out with your partner creating a splendid Italian meal. Join Matt Sassman for a hands-on class making tomato bruschetta topped with arugula with a balsamic drizzle, pollo alla Toscana - chicken breasts sautéed with mushrooms and rosemary in homemade tomato sauce, oven-roasted asparagus with parmigiano-reggiano, creamy goat cheese polenta, sangria, plus torta caprese - an Italian chocolate almond cake, and homemade olive oil gelato.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
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Matthew Sassman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Fri, Apr 21
6:30 to 9 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: WIZARDS IN THE KITCHEN
Attention all Muggles! Experience the world of Harry Potter and make magic in the kitchen as Amanda Anderson helps you prepare delightful dishes described throughout the J.K. Rowling series, including The Three Broomsticks' butterbeer, ham-and-cheese pasties from the Hogwarts house-elves, Mrs. Weasley's potatoes with béchamel sauce, and Hermoine's dragon wand vegetables with magic sauce. Before you apparate home, you'll make Aunt Petunia's individual berry-pudding trifles. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 3.
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Amanda Anderson
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Apr 22
12 to 2:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: PHO-NOMENAL VIETNAMESE
Spend the evening in the kitchen with your partner creating the classic dishes of Vietnam. This hands-on class will make banh xeo crepes with shrimp and nuoc cham dipping sauce, banh mi baguette bites with pork and pickled vegetables, green mango salad, beef pho soup with rice noodles, shaking beef with jasmine rice, plus refreshing mango sorbet.
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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sat, Apr 22
6 to 8:30 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: SUSHI - JUST ROLL WITH IT
It is okay to play with your food in this fun hands-on sushi class with the talented Rohan Sarino. Learn to make sushi rice using three different cooking vessels, use a sushi mat, work with sticky rice, and choose your own ingredients including tuna and salmon to create sushi rolls, inside-out rolls and nigiri-style sushi. Rohan shares his secrets to making spicy sriracha mayo. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 14.
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Rohan Sarino
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$120 For Parent and Child
Sat, Apr 22
6:30 to 9 pm
ALL THAT, AND DIM SUM
Dim sum is a fun way to taste lots of different small Chinese dishes. Join Mickey Kitterman in the kitchen to create char siu with Hong Kong barbecue sauce, turkey-ginger pot stickers, pork shu mai, Chinese buffet green beans, a trio of spring rolls with salmon, shrimp, and pork, served with interchangeable dipping sauces including apricot sweet-and-sour sauce, and mirin-soy-chile sauce, plus Chinese five-spice doughnuts.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Apr 23
12:30 to 3 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: THRILLED TO PIZZAS
Happiness is a fun afternoon with Jess Schmidt and a parent, grandparent, or your favorite aunt or uncle making lots of pizza, zucchini parmesan crisps, kiddy sangria, and mixed berry crumb bars for dessert! Learn to make fresh pizza dough, roll it out and create an individual pizza with your favorite toppings, including cheese, veggies, pepperoni, and Italian turkey sausage, and more. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
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Jess Schmidt
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sun, Apr 23
1 to 3:30 pm
SPRING COOKIE CUTTER COUTURE
Discover your inner artist with one-of-a-kind gorgeous cookies in a fun evening of cookie decorating. Join the talented Ericka Jones in the kitchen creating beautifully decorated spring cookies with a variety of shapes. The cookies are baked and ready to be decorated, as this hands-on class learns tips for planning designs; plus how to use royal icing with pastry tips to transform cookies into works of art. Design dazzling cookies using outlining, flooding, and feathering techniques, along with sanding sugar and dragées to make these cookies look as good as they taste. Students will take home their beautiful creations.
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Ericka Jones
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, Apr 23
5:30 to 8 pm
HOW DO YOU DO, DOUGHNUTS?
Greetings to all doughnut lovers, whether your preference is cake doughnuts, yeast doughnuts, or a combo to please everyone. This hands-on class with Rachelle Killian will create an assortment of doughnuts, including classic yeasted doughnuts with chocolate or vanilla glaze and optional sprinkles, lemon pie doughnuts filled with lemon curd and topped with toasted Swiss meringue, powdered sugar doughnut holes, maple bacon short Johns, plus baked coffee cake doughnuts. #weekday
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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Apr 24
11 am to 1:30 pm
HIGH MOREL STANDARDS
Witness the meticulous attention to detail, as the skillful chef and forager Josh Galliano takes the treasured bounty of Spring morel mushrooms and creates impeccable dishes. Enjoy morel budino with a sauce of onions and peas, ricotta-filled morels served with a honey-caper emulsion, sole fricassée, delicate gnocchi parisienne with morel cream and asparagus, and mushroom-dusted pork tenderloin with brown butter roasted morels.
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Joshua Galliano
Chef
Demonstration
$80 Per Person
Mon, Apr 24
6 to 8:30 pm
A SEINFELD STATE OF MIND
No matter what New York City food purveyor, real or created, visited by the likes of Seinfeld, Elaine, George, and Kramer, the food moments from the much acclaimed series were epic. Join Lydia Gwin in a hands-on class to create some of the favorites, including Elaine's big salad (cobb salad with bacon vinaigrette), "no soup for you" cream of mushroom soup eaten with "these pretzels are making me thirsty" German-style pretzels, Steinbrenner's "I got eggplant on my mind" pepperoni-eggplant calzones, Kenny Rodgers' roasted chicken and the "vile weed" broccoli, plus "look to the cookie" black and white cookies.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, Apr 24
6:30 to 9 pm
PÂTE À CHOUX - FROM GOUGÈRES TO ÉCLAIRS
Discover the versatile French choux dough that is used to create impressive sweet and savory dishes that can be baked, boiled, or fried. This hands-on class learns to prepare cheesy gougères, pommes dauphine, French gnocchi in brown butter sauce, churros rolled in cinnamon sugar, chocolate éclairs, plus profiteroles with vanilla bean ice cream and chocolate-caramel sauce.
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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Apr 25
11 am to 1:30 pm
LIVING IN THE PASTA
Make the most of today in a lively class with Lydia Gwin creating fresh pasta served with an antipasto-mixed greens salad with peperoncini, olives and cherry tomatoes. This hands-on class will make chicken and mushroom filled ravioli in a creamy lemon and sun-dried tomato sauce, pappardelle with Tuscan sausage and caramelized onion ragù, farfalle with walnut pesto and goat cheese, plus limoncello sorbetto.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, Apr 25
6 to 8:30 pm
A GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF - KITCHEN INFERNO EDITION
A fan of The Great British Baking Show, Mickey Kitterman shares some of his favorite desserts and pastries that could be on the show in this hands-on class for the amateur baker in an episode that brings out the culinary torches for stunning displays of international desserts. Learn to make bananas Foster - an iconic New Orleans dessert with bananas sautéed in butter and brown sugar and flamed with rum and served over vanilla ice cream, crêpes suzette - delicate French crêpes set ablaze with Grand Marnier, cherries jubilee - a celebration dessert created for Queen Victoria by August Escoffier on the occasion of her Diamond Jubilee in 1897 flamed with kirschwasser and served over a non-traditional scoop of chocolate hazelnut ice cream, plus baked Alaska with a rich brownie base topped with vanilla ice cream and topped with meringue that is torched then doused with cognac and set alight.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Tue, Apr 25
6:30 to 9 pm
GREEN EGGS AND HAM
Anywhere you are, you will like Audrey Scherrer's version of green eggs and ham. Sit back and enjoy banana-pineapple-mango-spinach green smoothie with ground flaxseed and chia seeds, split pea soup with ham garnished with crispy bacon, green chile egg casserole - a family favorite, plus a beautiful coffee cake with streusel topping. #weekday
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Audrey Scherrer
Culinary Educator
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Wed, Apr 26
11:30 am to 2 pm
BEAR IN MIND
Anxious for another episode, another season of the popular inner workings of a small historic Chicago restaurant in The Bear? Everyone in Lydia Gwin’s kitchen will be addressed “Yes, chef”, as this hands-on class makes Carmy’s lemon chicken piccata with Tina’s rosemary potatoes, Mikey's beef braciola with the family's marinara sauce, Sydney's arugula and fennel salad, Marcus's chocolate ganache cake, plus the nap-inducing ecto cooler cocktail.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Apr 26
6 to 8:30 pm
YOU BIG GALETTE, LET'S BAKE A TART!
Discover how to make flaky tarts and galettes in a fun evening with the talented Austin Dubinsky. This hands-on class will make a strawberry-basil galette, apple cider tart with apple cider custard, plus a savory asparagus tart with garlic confit and rosemary.
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Austin Dubinsky
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, Apr 26
6:30 to 9 pm
HONEY, I’M HOME WITH THE BERRIES!
Mickey Kitterman uses two luscious ingredients to create exciting sweet and savory dishes with honey and berries. Enjoy Richard Perry's strawberry shrimp, honey-smoked pork tenderloin with raspberry chutney, mascarpone crêpes with strawberry honey, plus a cheese and honey tasting with parmesan, chevre and brie drizzled with three local honeys and served with berries, nuts and breads.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Thu, Apr 27
6:30 to 9 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: PULLING YOUR LEG OF LAMB
Even skeptics of lamb will be won over with Maria's festive preparations of a stunning Greek meal focused around roasted leg of lamb stuffed with fresh spinach, raisins, pine nuts and feta. Couples will work side-by-side with Maria Sakellariou to create mini cheese and turkey sausage frittata, green olive and artichoke tapenade, oven-roasted carrots with orange vinaigrette, oven-roasted lemon and oregano potatoes, plus galaktoboureko - an iconic Greek custard dessert baked in phyllo.
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Maria Sakellariou
Chef
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Fri, Apr 28
6:30 to 9 pm
A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: FRENCH PASTRY
Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
This hands-on class will teach how to make and bake classic French pastries. Learn how to roll out and fold into many flaky layers homemade buttery puff pastry and croissant dough. These delicious doughs will be baked into pain au chocolat, palmiers, pinwheels, croissants, cheese straws, kouign amann - individual flaky Breton butter pastries, and other scrumptious desserts.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on July 15.
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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$175 Per Person
Sat, Apr 29
11 am to 4 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: STEP UP TO THE CANDY BAR
Spend a memorable afternoon making different versions of your favorite candy bars so good that parents and children will be scrambling for the last morsel. Learn to make mini Butterfinger pies in jars with brown sugar graham cracker crust, homemade Twix bars with caramel and chocolate, Almond Joy cookie bars, peanut butter cup sandwich cookies with peanut butter buttercream, plus Snickers ice cream topped with caramel, peanuts and chocolate. Some candy made in class may be taken home. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sat, Apr 29
12 to 2:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: SIZZLE AND SAMBA DINE AND DANCE
Grab your partner and join us for a unique experience of dancing and dining. The evening begins with a one-hour samba dance lesson with dance instructor Andrea Osman, then create the sizzling and exotic cuisine of beautiful Brazil with Dawn Meyer. Start with sautéed shrimp in white wine cream sauce, then create the national dish of Brazil - feijoada with pork, sausage, black beans, shredded collard greens, fried bananas, rice, and fresh oranges. Sip on a delicious Caipirinha, and complete the evening with creamy flan flavored with lime zest. Put on your dancing shoes! Please do not wear rubber-soled shoes. We recommend closed shoes with a flat leather sole or medium heel.
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Dawn Meyer
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$200 Per Couple
Sat, Apr 29
6 to 9 pm
SATURDAY NIGHT SUSHI
Chef Jon Lowe shares his expertise with creating artful and tasty sushi. This hands-on class will create a magnificent variety of sushi rolls with fresh and exciting ingredients including shrimp tempura, salmon, tuna, crab, avocado, carrots, cucumbers, jalapeños, and pickled ginger. Learn to make sushi rice, spicy sriracha sauce, citrus-soy sauce, and wasabi.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on June 17.
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Jon Lowe
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Sat, Apr 29
6:30 to 9 pm
SUNDAY FUNDAY: YOGA BRUNCH
Join certified yoga instructor Devon Drag for a one-hour gentle but energizing all-levels yoga class in our kitchen. Please note the class is BYOM (bring your own mat!). Then, roll up your mats and head to the stovetop to create a nourishing brunch as this hands-on class makes arugula-strawberry salad with quinoa and mint dressed in balsamic vinaigrette, herbed ricotta puff pastry tart with thyme and Spanish chorizo, roasted potatoes with cheese and bacon, plus raspberry yogurt muffins with honey lemon butter, and a fresh grapefruit juice-orange liqueur Moonwalk cocktail with rose water and champagne. #healthy
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Devon Drag
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$75 Per Person
Sun, Apr 30
10:30 am to 1:30 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: WAKE UP CALL
Retired school teacher Marci Boland is always on the go and shares healthy make-ahead breakfast options that are fast and easy for adults and children. This hands-on class will create homemade maple-cinnamon granola, pumpkin mini loaves with chocolate chips and walnuts, protein whole wheat bagels, almond chia pudding with a variety of mix-ins, carrot muffins with medjool dates and rolled oats, make-ahead ground turkey breakfast burritos, and peanut butter balls. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent. #healthy
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
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Marci Boland
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sun, Apr 30
1 to 3:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: DON'T WORRY. BE CRABBY.
Bring your partner and join Christy Wynne creating a fabulous gluten-free and grain-free dinner focused on a love for crab cakes. This hands-on class will create bacon covered Brussels sprouts, kale salad with turmeric spiced pumpkin seeds and lemon-shallot vinaigrette, lump crab cakes with buttery garlic cauliflower purée, no-yeast almond flour dinner rolls, oven-roasted broccoli, plus chocolate-avocado mousse topped with coconut whipped cream. #healthy
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Christy Wynne
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Sun, Apr 30
5 to 7:30 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: LET THEM EAT CUPCAKES
Making it to the final round of the 2019 Kids Baking Championship on Food Network, the creative Tarek Husseini shares his mad skills for baking cupcakes with some of his delicious flavors, fillings and frostings. This hands-on class will make chocolate cupcakes with cherry filling and whipped cream topping, coconut cupcakes with chocolate ganache and toasted coconut crumb, plus confetti cupcakes with almond Swiss meringue buttercream and lemon curd filling. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Heir and a Parent classes include DIY Taco Night on April 15, Pasta with the Kid-dough! on May 6, Sushi - Just Roll with It on May 14, and Bits and Pizzas on May 27.
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Tarek Husseini
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sun, Apr 30
5:30 to 8 pm
PASTA, PASTA, PASTA
Homemade pasta is one of our most requested classes, and Rachelle Killian loves sharing some of our favorite recipes, as this hands-on class learns to mix, roll, and cut pasta dough. Work side-by-side with our experts creating fettuccine with short rib ragù, pesto bow tie pasta, angel hair in lemon cream sauce, butternut squash agnolotti in brown butter sauce, plus spinach-mushroom lasagna. #weekday
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Rachelle Killian
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, May 1
11 am to 1:30 pm
TOFU'D
Fall in love with tofu as Mickey Kitterman shows how to use this delicious meat substitute rich in protein and calcium as the perfect canvas for absorbing flavors. This hands-on class will learn to add tasty sauces and sides to create exciting dishes with tofu piccata with capers and lemon sauce served on pasta, grilled tofu with barbecue sauce and "Mom's" creamy coleslaw, tofu puttanesca with capers and olives and parmesan, plus chicken fried tofu served with biscuits and bread and butter pickles.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$60 Per Person
Mon, May 1
6 to 8:30 pm
BROWNIE THROW DOWN
Everyone seems to have their own ideas about what makes the perfect brownie! Should they be chewy, cakey, or fudgy? Join the effervescent Lydia Gwin in a brownie throw down, as this hands-on class picks their favorite from five spectacular choices, including Texas sheet cake brownies also known as buttermilk brownies, chocolate-thin mint brownies, brownie cookies with salted caramel filling, s'mores brownies with charred marshmallow topping, and raspberry cheesecake brownies.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Mon, May 1
6:30 to 9 pm
LET'S TACO ABOUT IT
Let's talk about spending the evening making chin-dripping tacos with Mickey Kitterman. This hands-on class will make grilled chicken tacos with guacamole, tacos al pastor with pineapple-braised pork shoulder and chiles served with grilled pineapple salsa, the "best fish tacos in the world" (because it says so on the internet), and grilled flank steak asada tacos with pico de gallo and Mexican cheese, plus a refreshing margarita.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, May 2
6 to 8:30 pm
THE BEST OF JULIA CHILD - SALMON CRÊPES
After more than 60 years, Julia Child's cuisine continues to be popular because it tastes delicious. Experience first-hand why we always love Julia's food in a monthly series, inspired by Mastering the Art of French Cooking, as the class enjoys crispy soft-boiled eggs on warm mushroom salad, poached salmon wrapped in crêpes with hollandaise sauce, plus floating island with glazed raspberries.
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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Demonstration
$60 Per Person
Tue, May 2
6:30 to 9 pm
RAISING THE RISOTTO GAME
Spend the evening with the talented chef Bob Colosimo, of Eleven Eleven Mississippi, learning to make creamy Italian risotto using a variety of rice including arborio, carnaroli, and vialone nano - an Italian semifino variety. Combining the rice with exciting ingredients, this hands-on class will make risotto with goat cheese and roasted mushrooms, creamy butternut squash risotto with toasted pumpkin seeds, braised beef short ribs and spinach risotto, plus salted caramel risotto with crumbled almond biscotti.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Bob Colosimo's next class, Getting Fresh, is available on June 7.
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Bob Colosimo
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Wed, May 3
6 to 8:30 pm
SALT, FAT, ACID, HEAT - PICNIC EDITION
Samin Nosrat's Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering The Elements of Good Cooking with wonderful illustrations by Wendy MacNaughton can be found on nearly every chef and avid home cook's bookshelves. It explores the world's cuisines and unites the universal use of four elements. Lydia Gwin shares some of her favorites perfect for a picnic as the class enjoys white bean herb dip with crudités and crackers, kale salad with parmesan vinaigrette, Sicilian chicken salad sandwiches with pine nuts and currants, plus almond-cardamom tea cakes.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Demonstration
$55 Per Person
Wed, May 3
6:30 to 9 pm
PRETTY LITTLE MACARONS - GLEE
Spend a fantastic morning in the kitchen with Liz McClure who has perfected her skills in creating beautiful and delicious macarons with delicate shells, Italian meringue buttercream filling, chocolate ganache, and more. This hands-on class will make caramel macchiato macarons with caramel centers surrounded by espresso buttercream, peanut butter and chocolate macarons with chocolate ganache and peanut butter buttercream, plus cookies and cream macarons with crushed Oreo and vanilla buttercream topped with a mini Oreo. #weekday
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Liz McClure
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, May 4
11 am to 1:30 pm
BREAD IS ON THE RISE
No matter how hectic your schedule, bread is easy to make any day of the week. Learn tips and techniques of working with yeast, from proofing the yeast to kneading and shaping the dough. This hands-on class will learn the basics of yeast breads with white sandwich bread, honey whole wheat loaf, rosemary focaccia, plus buttermilk biscuits. #weekday
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Kitchen Conservatory Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, May 4
12 to 2:30 pm
IN KNOTS OVER PRETZELS
Lydia Gwin shares global flavors to a variety of homemade soft pretzels that combines technique with creativity. This hands-on class will make German soft pretzel sticks with a duo of dips - pickle dip and Dijon-bacon dip, Swedish sugared sweet pretzels, pretzel-covered hot dogs, and Mexican stuffed pretzels with roasted jalapeño queso dip.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Thu, May 4
6:30 to 9 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: CINCO DE MAYO
Spend a festive evening with your partner creating a memorable celebration of Cinco de Mayo, starting with queso fundido with chorizo served with fresh fried tortilla chips. This hands-on class will join Dawn Meyer to create classic margaritas, Mexican Caesar salad with black beans, grilled corn and avocado, Mexican meatball soup with rice, enchiladas suizas with chicken and tomatillo sauce, refried beans, plus Mexican chocolate ice cream served with churro cookies.
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Dawn Meyer
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$150 Per Couple
Fri, May 5
6 to 8:30 pm
A DAY IN THE KITCHEN: PASTA WORKSHOP
Come over to the other side of the counter to master cooking in our special participation classes. For those who are interested in learning more about how to cook, A Day in the Kitchen offers an in-depth mastery of specific culinary arts. These classes are limited to eight people.
Spend the day with Josh Galliano perfecting the art of Italian pasta dough. This hands-on class will learn to make a variety of fresh noodle shapes, including fettuccine, angel hair, pappardelle, ravioli, tortellini, agnolotti, cannelloni, and cavatelli, plus potato gnocchi and Nonna's Italian-American style lasagna. The pastas will be sauced with Bolognese, puttanesca, carbonara, Alfredo, béchamel, brown butter, lemon, and tomato sauces.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Joshua Galliano
Chef
Hands-On
$175 Per Person
Sat, May 6
10 am to 3 pm
HEIR AND A PARENT: PASTA WITH THE KID-DOUGH!
Spend a fun afternoon with Patty Goeke and a parent, grandparent, or your favorite aunt or uncle making fresh homemade pasta. This hands-on class will create cheese ravioli with a light cream sauce, long ribbons of tagliatelle pasta with ground pork ragù, plus Italian salad with lemon vinaigrette, and chocolate lava cake with raspberry sauce. This class is designed for children, at least 7 years of age, plus a parent.
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Patty Goeke
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$115 For Parent and Child
Sat, May 6
12 to 2:30 pm
KENTUCKY HOT BROWNS AND MINT JULEPS
The horses just crossed the finish line, and Kentucky native Jon Lowe is the odds-on favorite to create a winning afternoon of Derby food. This hands-on class is off to the races with a create-your-own mint julep station, pimiento cheese deviled eggs, warm beer-cheese dip with assorted vegetables, open-face miniature Kentucky hot browns with turkey and bacon topped with béchamel sauce, fried green tomatoes with sweet bourbon barbecue sauce, buttermilk fried chicken, plus chocolate bread pudding with bourbon-caramel sauce and cinnamon ice cream.
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Jon Lowe
Chef
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, May 7
12:30 to 3 pm
PINKIES OUT
Whether you choose to sip on butterfly pea flower lemonade or enjoy a cup of tea from a selection of brewed teas, Amanda Anderson will lead this hands-on class to create an elegant Sunday afternoon feast. Learn to make gougères with shrimp salad, pecan-grape chicken salad atop apple slices, citrus scones with quick clotted cream and quick jam, cucumber sandwiches, shaved asparagus salad with vinaigrette, chai shortbread cookies, plus mango sorbet with sesame seed crunch topping.
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Amanda Anderson
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, May 7
1 to 3:30 pm
DATE NIGHT FOR COUPLES: LIFE OF THE PAELLA PARTY
Grab your partner and join the party with Mickey Kitterman creating manchego-chorizo puffs and tortilla patatas bravas, perfect for any celebration. This hands-on class designed for couples will make two paellas - traditional paella Valencia loaded with seafood and chicken and sausage, plus chicken and chorizo paella. The party wouldn't be complete without classic red sangria and queso flan with seasonal fruit.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

Available Date Night classes include Pho-nomenal Vietnamese on April 22, Pulling Your Leg of Lamb on April 28, Sizzle and Samba Dine and Dance on April 29, and Don't Worry. Be Crabby. on April 30.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$160 Per Couple
Sun, May 7
5 to 7:30 pm
MOTHER'S DAY COOKIE DECORATING
Raise your pastry bags to Courtney Mertz, co-owner of White Box Catering, who loves to share simple techniques for mastering royal icing with a tipless pastry bag. Follow along with Courtney for step-by-step instructions for outlining, flooding, marbling, wet-on-wet, and wet-on-dry techniques to create fabulous cookies perfect for Mother's Day, with plenty of time to create your own designs. Everyone will leave with a stunning array of decorated cookies to impress family and friends.
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Courtney Mertz
Culinary Educator
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Sun, May 7
5:30 to 8 pm
YELLOWSTONE - WHERE EVERYTHING IS TOUGH BUT THE STEAKS
Cowboys and ranch hands are all fired up for a night of grilling and cavorting with Lydia Gwin, as she puts on her "Gator" apron to mastermind an evening of cooking. This hands-on class will make Buffalo cauliflower with homemade Dutton ranch dressing, Jimmy's cowboy caviar with fresh tortilla chips, Rip's T-bone steaks with poblano-caramelized onion butter, grilled vegetable kebabs, grilled fingerling potatoes, biscuits, plus Beth's bourbon-apple crisp with vanilla ice cream, and Teeter's tequila-lime ranch water.
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Lydia Gwin
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Mon, May 8
6 to 8:30 pm
IN GOOD TASTE
Spend a relaxed and informative evening with chef Zach Dale, of Robust Wine Bar, who will create exciting dishes served with hand-selected wine pairings by a Robust sommelier. Enjoy red lentil dhal with onions and garlic served with pita, seared ahi tuna with green peppercorn aïoli served with Asian slaw with shoyu dressing, zucchini-squash vegetable salad with fresh goat cheese and herbs and lemon-yogurt dressing, and braised pork belly adobo served with polenta.
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Zach Dale
Chef
Demonstration
$75 Per Person
Mon, May 8
6:30 to 9 pm
IF YOU KNEW SUSHI
It is always a delight to have Thai native and sushi chef Jay Dedkhad, of Ocha Thai and Japanese, in our kitchens creating beautiful and delectable sushi, in one of our most popular classes. Using the freshest fish and other beautiful ingredients, this hands-on class will master the art of rolling and forming a variety of lavish and enticing sushi.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.

This class is offered again on May 30.
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Jay Dedkhad
Chef
Hands-On
$70 Per Person
Tue, May 9
6 to 8:30 pm
FOR FRYING OUT LOUD
Incredible crispy fried chicken, with three different methods and three different flavors, is abundant in this hands-on class with chef Mickey Kitterman, who has mastered the art of how to fry chicken. Create cast iron pan-fried chicken, deep-fried chicken, and stovetop deep-fried chicken, accompanied with mashed potatoes and gravy, luscious corn custard, plus double-fried chicken wings with Korean hot sauce, and flaky homemade biscuits slathered with jalapeño-honey butter.
If this class is sold out and you would like to register for it, please call our store to be put on the waitlist.
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Mickey Kitterman
Kitchen Conservatory Staff
Hands-On
$65 Per Person
Tue, May 9
6:30 to 9 pm