Cooking Classes


A.E.L.C. Cooking classes are taught in a fun and casual atmosphere. Classes consist of hands-on workshops or demonstrations (noted) and include recipes. Be sure to bring your appetite to class!

Come solo or enjoy with a friend!

Plan a gathering with a festive holiday spread to get in the spirit this year! For your neighbors. For your co-workers. For your book club – or for anyone you want to treat! Simple, festive, delicious, no-fail holiday fare! Demonstration.

  • Sunday, December 3
    December 3, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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We’ll make extra special sweet treats, for the most wonderful time of the year! And, bring a batch of your own holiday faves to show off (and your recipe) for an old fashioned cookie swap. Hands-on.

  • Tuesday, December 5
    December 5, 2017
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Price Qty
Individual Registration $54.00 (USD)  
Pair Registration $94.00 (USD)  / bundle 

It’s all about home-made treats for the four legged kids! We’ll make healthy treats your fur baby will love! Perfect gifts for your dog nieces and nephews, or your granddog. Or give the class as a gift to your favorite dog friend, mom, dad, or grand-dog parent. Best of all, we’re donating half the proceeds to the critters!

Sorry, only 2-leggeds allowed in this hands-on workshop – but they get to do all the tasting. Hands-on.

  • sec 1) Sun, Dec 10
    December 10, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • sec 2) Sun, Feb 11
    February 11, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Price Qty
Individual Registration - sec 2) Sun, Feb 11 $54.00 (USD)  
Pair Registration - sec 2) Sun, Feb 11 $94.00 (USD)  / bundle 

Lightening the menu after the holiday season doesn’t have to be painful! We’ll cut calories and fat without sacrificing great taste with these spa quality entrees you’ll love. Don’t deprive yourself – planning is the key to success! Hands-on.

  • Tuesday, January 9
    January 9, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Price Qty
Individual Registration $54.00 (USD)  
Pair Registration $94.00 (USD)  / bundle 

Learn basic knife techniques for mincing, dicing and shredding, and how to select and care for your knives. Turn everyday fruits and vegetables into simple garnishes. Hands-on workshop.

  • sec 2) Sun, Jan 14
    January 14, 2018
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • sec 3) Tue, Apr 3
    April 3, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • sec 4) Sun, June 10
    June 10, 2018
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Price Qty
Individual Registration - sec 2) Sun, Jan 14 $54.00 (USD)  
Pair Registration - sec 2) Sun, Jan 14 $94.00 (USD)  / bundle 
Individual Registration - sec 3) Tue, Apr 3 $54.00 (USD)  
Pair Registration - sec 3) Tue, Apr 3 $94.00 (USD)  / bundle 
Individual Registration - sec 4) Sun, June 10 $54.00 (USD)  
Pair Registration - sec 4) Sun, June 10 $94.00 (USD)  / bundle 

There’s nothing like a steaming bowl of soup to warm your bones on a raw winter day. We’ll begin with the proper base – rich, aromatic stock, to use in our broth-based, cream-based, and hearty winter soups. Demonstration.

  • Tuesday, January 23
    January 23, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Price Qty
Individual Registration $54.00 (USD)  
Pair Registration $94.00 (USD)  / bundle 

Laissez les bons temps rouler – get ready for your Mardi Gras celebration with these faves! We’ll learn how to make a roux and prepare gumbo, etoufee, and other New Orleans favorites. Demonstration.

  • Sunday, January 28
    January 28, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Price Qty
Individual Registration $54.00 (USD)  
Pair Registration $94.00 (USD)  / bundle 

Become the baker in the house, and watch your popularity rating rise! We’ll work with leavening agents and yeast doughs: mixing, kneading, proofing and shaping. Hands-on.

  • sec 2) Sun, Feb 18
    February 18, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • sec 3) Sun, Apr 15
    April 15, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Price Qty
Individual Registration - sec 2) Sun, Feb 18 $69.00 (USD)  
Pair Registration - sec 2) Sun, Feb 18 $114.00 (USD)  / bundle 
Individual Registration - sec 3) Sun, Apr 15 $69.00 (USD)  
Pair Registration - sec 3) Sun, Apr 15 $114.00 (USD)  / bundle 

Sweet or savory, it all begins with the crust. Learn the secret to making tender, flaky crusts, and fill them with all kinds of goodness! Hands-on.

  • sec 2) Sat, Feb 24
    February 24, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • sec 3) Sat, May 5
    May 5, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Price Qty
Individual Registration - sec 2) Sat, Feb 24 $69.00 (USD)  
Pair Registration - sec 2) Sat, Feb 24 $114.00 (USD)  / bundle 
Individual Registration - sec 3) Sat, May 5 $69.00 (USD)  
Pair Registration - sec 3) Sat, May 5 $114.00 (USD)  / bundle 

Learn how to determine freshness, make good fish selections, and the best cooking methods for various kinds of fish and seafood, including pan frying, broiling, and grilling. We’ll prepare salmon, tilapia, shellfish, and more. Demonstration.

  • Tuesday, February 27
    February 27, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Price Qty
Individual Registration $59.00 (USD)  
Pair Registration $109.00 (USD)  / bundle 



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