Classes

Girls Night Out: Wine and Chocolates With Chef Char

January 23, 2020

Gather your favorite girlfriends over 21 and enjoy this class that mixes the science of working with chocolate and the art of fun plating and chocolate desserts. Pair your chocolate creations with selected wines for a classy evening out with the ladies.

Must be 21 and provide valid ID

Meal Prep: Pasta Dishes with Chef Char

January 25, 2020

Take pride in making meals from scratch for you and your family. Make two pasta meals to feed four people to take home and eat immediately or freeze for future.

Pierogi with Chef Char

January 30, 2020

Learn to make a delicious filled dumpling of Central European origin, commonly known as pierogi. These popular Polish treats will be constructed from a homemade dough and stuffed with an assortment of fillings before cooked or prepared for your freezer. You will make plenty to eat in class and to take home.

Instant Pot Cooking with Chef Char

February 08, 2020

Are you thinking about buying an electric cooker (Instant Pot) but are not sure if this cooking gadget will be a good investment? Do you already have one and are not sure how to use it? Or are you an Instant Pot pro and would just like new recipe ideas? In this two-hour class, Chef char will show you the various ways to use an electric pressure cooker and make five different recipes for your tasting. Recipes will be shared and lots of tips on using a pressure cooker. These appliances will help you get dinner on the table faster and they are a major upgrade from the pressure cookers that we might know from our past. Come to class hungry!

Soup Exchange with Chef Char

February 01, 2020

Our Popular Soup Exchange Class with All New Recipes: Prepare for your winter meals by having several soups on hand to make up a quick meal. In this class we will break up in to teams, each team will make one of Chef Char’s delicious soups and enough for everyone in class. All will go home with a 32 ounce container of three different soups (enough for 12 average size meals) to enjoy for a quick meal by adding some garnish and a side salad. We will make these three soups: Vegetable Beef Barley, Corn Chowder and Pozole Verde De Pollo (Mexican Roasted Vegetables with Chicken and Hominy) Class is limited to 12 people.

Sous Vide Cooking with Chef Char

February 15, 2020

“sous vide” is a French culinary term meaning “under vacuum” and is a method of cooking in which food is placed in a plastic bag or glass jar and cooked under carefully controlled water or steam temperatures. The intent is to cook the food items evenly, ensuring that the inside is properly cooked while retaining moisture and without overcooking the outside. Four different recipes will be explained, demonstrated, sampled and enjoyed in the class. Sample various sous vide vegetables, chicken and steak.

Pasta Making with Chef Char

March 05, 2020

Homemade pasta is easy and delicious. In this class, learn to make traditional egg pasta, spinach pasta and tomato pasta from scratch. Take the pasta a step further and fill homemade ravioli with a delicious cheese and herb filling before cooking to perfection. We will also make a big batch of homemade marinara sauce to try in class and take some home for later. We will be using Kitchenaid attachments and our old fashioned pasta rollers including rolling pin!

Soup Exchange with Chef Char

March 12, 2020

Our Popular Soup Exchange Class with New Recipes: Prepare for your winter meals by having several soups on hand to make up a quick meal. In this class we will break up in to teams, each team will make one of Chef Char’s delicious soups and enough for everyone in class. All will go home with a 32 ounce container of three different soups (enough for 12 average size meals) to enjoy for a quick meal by adding some garnish and a side salad. We will make these three soups: Vegetable Beef Barley, Corn Chowder and Pozole Verde De Pollo (Mexican Roasted Vegetables with Chicken and Hominy) Class is limited to 12 people.

Kids Cupcake War with Chef Char

March 21, 2020

Muskegon’s little bakers can come together to get creative and competitive in the kitchen over cupcakes. Learn to make delicious ganache and fruit fillings, assorted buttercream frostings and decorate with professional piping tips. Sprinkles and edible glitter will be on hand to accommodate the creative whims of Muskegon’s tiny chefs. Each baker will take home a dozen cupcakes that they have decorated.

Ages 7 and up