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Recreational Classes

Beginner Lessons

Beginner level cooking classes are fun for everyone. These recreational classes are great for the solo cupcake baker or the sushi rolling couple. You can learn basic cooking skills from baking cookies and sauce making to mastering the perfect cheesecake.

Choose from the beginner classes below or view the full catalog.

Saturday03/14/15

COOKING: Basic Knife Skills 03/14

Kendall’s professionally certified chefs will teach you the proper way to handle and use the most important piece of equipment in the kitchen –your knife. You will learn the basic cuts, including dice, julienne, mince and tourney, by practicing on...

Sat. Mar 14, 2015

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$60.00

Saturday03/21/15

COOKING: French Classic – Desserts

Learn classic French recipes with modern day baking techniques. In this hands-on course you will prepare five items from Julia Child's 1961 classic cook book Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Items to be prepared include Chocolate Mousse, Vanilla Soufflé,...

Sat. Mar 21, 2015

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$90.00

Saturday03/21/15

COOKING: Girls Night Out

Gather all the girls and head over to Kendall Home Chef to enjoy a fun and relaxing evening in the kitchen. The ladies will learn to make a gourmet array of culinary indulgences of Tapas fit for the perfect girl’s...

Sat. Mar 21, 2015

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$80.00

Sunday03/22/15

COOKING: Make Your Own Bread

Why settle for store-bought bread when you can make your own? Receive step-by-step instruction on the fundamental principles of bread baking. Learn how to make four different kinds of bread; braided bread, sourdough bread, baguette and flat bread.

Sun. Mar 22, 2015

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$80.00

Saturday03/28/15

COOKING: Macaron Multi-day Bootcamp

This in-depth two day class will teach both the science and technique of macaron making.  You will learn techniques that include, macaron shell preparation using various nut flours, shaping macarons, French & Italian meringues, piping techniques as well as various...

Sat. Mar 28, 2015

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$325.00

Saturday03/28/15

COOKING: Couples Cooking

Bring your special someone to Kendall Home Chef Cand indulge yourself in a fun evening full of decadent culinary delights. Learn to make various unique recipes that will be sure to bring out the romantic side in both of you....

Sat. Mar 28, 2015

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$90.00

Tuesday04/7/15

BEVERAGE: Foundation Level I · Wine Apprentice

WINE PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM Foundation Level I · Wine Apprentice Five weeks of 25 total hours of hands-on instruction and assessment. Upon successful completion of the requirements in this course, the participant will be awarded the Wine Apprentice Certification.

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This class will meet for...

Tue. Apr 7, 2015

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$699.00

Saturday04/11/15

COOKING: French Region Spring Menu

Cooking with the seasons studies culinary ingredients in the peak of their season. While some ingredients may be available year round, this class will examine spring and all it has to offer. Students will get the chance to create a...

Sat. Apr 11, 2015

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$90.00

Saturday04/11/15

COOKING: Culinary Skills Fish and Shellfish

Back to basics. Participants in this informative series will learn the various methods of cooking; sauté, stir fry, searing, poaching, boiling, steaming, grilling, roasting and braising. Learning when and how to properly use these methods and understanding the differences between...

Sat. Apr 11, 2015

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$90.00

Saturday04/18/15

COOKING: Culinary Skills Poultry

Back to basics. Participants in this informative series will learn the various methods of cooking; sauté, stir fry, searing, poaching, boiling, steaming, grilling, roasting and braising. Learning when and how to properly use these methods and understanding the differences between...

Sat. Apr 18, 2015

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$90.00

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