Cooking Classes

Fun focus for vacation leads many back to "school"

By , , , , and ; published Monday, December 12th, 2011



  Classes are fun and informative at Chef Lenore Nolan-Ryan's Fort Lauderdale learning kitchen.   Evening classes for 8-12 are the most popular format;  grilling and brunch classes are held on weekends.   Lenore's monthly Girls' Night Out classes book way in advance.  Catch some south Florida sun and tips from a pro at this cooking school near the heart of beautiful Lauderdale.

Culver City New School of Cooking
Photo Credit: New School of Cooking

  Immerse yourself in learning proper cooking techniques using farm fresh seasonal ingredients at the New School of Cooking in Culver City. Hands-on classes taught by professional and friendly instructors provide the perfect training for beginner chefs to those of you vying for a spot in the Top Chef finals. Enroll in a class to experience one of the best consumer-oriented cooking school programs in southern California.

Hands on at the Santa Fe School of Cooking
Photo Credit: Santa Fe School of Cooking

Add some sizzle to your culinary skills at the Santa Fe School of Cooking in Santa Fe, New Mexico. These acclaimed classes take you from Southwest cooking basics to advanced recipes. Along the way you’ll learn about New Mexico’s Hispanic and Native American history, which have blended into delectable dishes. The best part? You get to eat your work.

Académie Culinaire in Montréal has taught some of the Canada’s finest chefs. Jump into French cuisine with courses geared towards both the novice and professional. Learn techniques in sauces and soups, meat and poultry, fish and seafood, and pastry and desserts. Courses are also offered in world cuisine including Moroccan, Thai and Italian. Naturally, there are also courses in including Spain, Italy, France, and California wines.  Classes are very hands-on with plenty of assistance from veteran chefs. Even better, you get to eat what you cook. 




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