The Dean of Deliciousness is doing some Spring Cleaning and offering last-minute deals on these April Classes…
Enjoy 10% OFF
if you grab a seat
by Noon on Wed, April 13…
“Spilling the Beans” on Coffee Brewing Basics
Sat. 4/16/16 | 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Was $55 NOW $49.50
Vincent Rodriguez owns a bike shop in Lenexa, KS called Velo+ which is all about bikes, coffee (and sometimes beer)! “But why?” he gets asked all the time. His response? “Why not?” It’s a seriously great way to connect with folks over coffee, bikes (and sometimes beer)! He absolutely loves coffee and takes it seriously as evidenced by the fact that he roasts his own coffee (MAPS Coffee) on-site in a killer roaster … in the bike shop. Join this coffee roasting, brewing (and drinking!) expert for a captivating and highly informative morning exploring the aromatic world of coffee.
One Italian Sauce, Many Meals
Tue. 4/19/16 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $60 NOW $54.00
Daniela Abel shares her love of Italian food as she teaches you how to make some amazing authentic dishes. Her specialty is Italian and when we asked her what she would like to teach, there was no hesitation – she wanted to teach a classic Italian “Mother Sauce”, her family’s version of traditional Marinara Sauce, and then show how to create several DIFFERENT dishes from this one sauce.
Flavorful Weekend Nights
Midwest Barbecue Institute: Craft Beer And The Art of BBQ
Thu. 4/21/16 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Spend a fun interactive evening celebrating mankind’s most primal union-fire and meat-and let’s pair it with craft beer! An American Royal Grand Champ Chef and Boulevard Brewing Co.’s in-house expert and professed “Foodie” will lead us in this exaltation of grills and hops. A beer expert shows us how to match beer styles with grilled foods. A BBQ expert will wax rhapsodic on perfect grilling and share great recipes, some of them with beer in them!
Lucy & Ethel’s Candy Workshop
Sun. 4/24/16 | 10:00 – 12:30 p.m.
I LOVE LUCY! … and candy too! We’ve all seen it…..the hilarious episode where Lucy and Ethel get jobs at a candy factory and then have to hide the evidence of their ineptness … by stuffing candy in their mouths? Well we have our own version of “Lucy & Ethel” in the form of Shannon Hartnett and Laura Thomsen. We actually refer to them like this! They are candy makers extraordinaire and have offered to pair up at the conveyor belt to share their tips on making perfect candies. Join us for one of the most unique and fun candy making experiences you’ll find anywhere in KC!
Midwest Barbecue Institute: The Thrill Of The Grill
Sun. 4/24/16 | 10:00 – 2:00 p.m.
A staple in our Midwest BBQ Institute, this extended class will leave no briquette unturned when it comes to home grilling. It’s a “must take” class that will start at the beginning and go through each step: gas vs. charcoal; how to light a fire; determining proper fire temperatures; testing meat for doneness; why, what and when to marinate; choosing the right meats and fish for grilling; which ground beef makes the best burgers; and cooking on a cedar plank. Chef Richard will share some of his favorite recipes so we can show off our new skills in our own backyards.
Flavorful Weekend Nights
Couples Cook ‘Floribbean’ Cuisine
Sun. 4/24/16 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Grab your honey (and your sunglasses!) ‘cause we’re heading to Key West! Floribbean Cuisine is heavily influenced by immigrants from Haiti, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Cuba and even South America and emphasizes extremely fresh ingredients and complex medleys of spices, seafood and poultry, and a generous use of fresh fruit and tropical citrus, all with an unpretentious and natural presentation style. Let’s catch the “Keys Disease”…that sudden desire to cut ties with home and move to “the Keys” and learn about the components of “Floribbean”. Chef Jim Tinkham will take us there.
Handmade Ice Cream & Gelato
Mon. 4/25/16 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Once seasoned instructor Mari Ruck shares her tips on making homemade ice cream and gelatos including an amazing ice cream sandwich recipe, you’ll be making your own treats like nobody’s business. Using fresh ingredients and a standard ice cream maker, we’ll start by learning to make a basic vanilla ice cream that will be placed between two tasty Chocolate Chip-Style Cookies to form a decadent Ice Cream Sandwich.
Wok Cooking Made Simple!
Tue. 4/26/16 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Stir fry is one of the most versatile cooking styles. Let’s learn how to do it from a pro. Chef Yvette Hirang will teach you techniques on how to create a quick delicious Asian dish with just 3 basic ingredients that you should have in your pantry!
Perfect Packable Picnic Menus
Wed. 4/27/16 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
This year, why not learn to pack healthy alternatives for your picnic outing. Nutrition Specialist, Lauren Abel, will show you how to pack the perfect lunch menu without all the fat. These picnic menus are not only delicious, but also very nutritious!
Cooking Without Recipes
Wed. 4/27/16 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Got your attention, didn’t we? Yes … we are absolutely serious about this class and so is Chef Jim Tinkham, instructor extraordinaire. Taking this class is a step toward a lot more freedom in your kitchen. It’s a step closer to cooking the way many professional chefs do – by relying on their senses: taste, touch, sight, smell, sound and undoubtedly … common sense! Join us on this Saturday morning as we learn a great deal about food today while Chef Jim teaches us some basic guidelines and techniques for learning to cook instinctively – without recipes.
Flavorful Weekend Nights:
Couples Cook! Experience Love In The Italian Kitchen
Fri. 4/29/16 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
No … not that kind of love! But rather the cooking kind of love that one can only get through directly encountering the sights, sounds and smells of Italian cooking at its finest. Tonight is a very different approach to a cooking class and one that will be full of extraordinary experiences!
You have until Wednesday, April 13 at Noon
to sign up and receive the discount...
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Spots are limited so sign up soon.
(Sorry, this deal is not retroactive)