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Attend a cooking demonstration in the Jones Dairy Farm Culinary Theatre, a state-of-the-art, tier-style room featuring numerous camera angles to provide you detailed preparation views. Professional chefs will prepare food and offer tips, and at the conclusion, you'll get to sample the dishes. 

Cost: $25 per person, per session. View 2017-2018 Schedule (PDF).

2017-2018 Community Cooking Demonstrations

September 9, 2017 | Desserts for Everyone: Gluten Free/Low Sugar Baking

Class Number: 23944

Join Chef Julia as she takes you on a Dessert adventure. There will be something for everyone as she demonstrates both Gluten Free and Low Sugar Baking.  Some of the recipes have won competitions and will win your heart as well. 

October 14, 2017 | Brunch Egg Ideas

Class Number: 23945

Join Chef Gary as he takes you on a whirlwind tour of breakfast/brunch egg dishes from around the world.  Pick up some skills as he shares the steps from the simplest to complex egg dishes to please all types of appetites.

Recipes:
Crab Frittata Muffin
Eggs Casrese
New York Egg Sandwich
Southwest Strata
Spanish Tortilla Omelette
Bacon and Eggs Salad

November 11, 2017 | Appetizing Appetizers

Class Number: 23946

Do you want to spice up your appetizers?  Join Chef Jeff as he shares his favorite appetizer for you to put on one amazing gathering. 

Featured Recipes: 
Baked Brie
Blue Cheese Walnut Cheesecake
Crab Rangoons
Grilled Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
Key Lime Pie Cocktail
Pork Meatballs
Sour Dough Pizza Crust
Tuna Poke

December 9, 2017 | Cooking for Christmas through Europe

Class Number: 23947

Join Chef John as he shares Christmas recipes with you from Europe. No matter your heritage, you will find something to spice up your Christmas family meal that may become a new family tradition.

Recipes

  • Arancini/Little Oranges
  • Cioppinio
  • Smoked Salmon Pastries
  • Strudel with Apples/Sausage and Sauerkraut
  • Pierogi
  • Pan Seared Shrimp with Chick Peas and Caramelized Onions
  • Baked Gingerbread Apples
  • Uzvar 

February 10, 2018 | Experience Traditional German Foods & Techniques

Class Number: 30571

Join Chef Richard as he prepare hearty traditional German Foods with some fun and interesting cooking methods.

Featured Recipes:
Corned Beef Fritter w/Sauerkraut & 1,000 Island
Pickled Herring Salad w/Apple & Radish
Beef Rouladen w/German Brown Gravy
Helga's German Fried Cabbage
Spaetzle
Viennese Applet Strudel

March 10, 2018 | Pizza for Everyone

Class Number: 30593

Join Chef Mike as he shares his ability to turn any dish into a Pizza.  Learn how to alter recipes or make the necessary substitutions to create your family’s newest favorite.

Featured Recipes:
Cheese Burger Pizza
Squash and Apple Pizza
Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Steak and Mushroom Pizza

April 14, 2018 | Quick & Easy Spring Pasta

Class Number: 30594

Join Chef RC as he shares some new ways to incorporate Pasta into your favorite spring meals. Chef RC will share his quick and easy methods to make pasta a part of any meal you wish.

Recipes demonstrated: 

Crispy Baked Ravioli
Spinach and Farfalle Salad with Mandarin and Pasta Macaroni with Tuna and Black Olives
Shrimp Cavatappi with Pesto
Chicken Bucatini with Pancetta and Mushrooms
Mascarpone-Ricotta Mousse with Balsamic Berries

May 12, 2018 | Cake Decorating and Buttercream Frostings

Class Number: 30595

Watch Chef Jen as she shares cake decorating skills and tricks as well as her favorite buttercream frosting recipes.  Be part of the class and enjoy Chef Jen’s wedding cake sampler just in time for the wedding cake season.

Recipes:

  • American (Simple) Buttercream
  • Decorator Buttercream
  • Chocolate Cake
  • French Buttercream
  • Italian Buttercream

Register Today!

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Or contact Enrollment Services at 920-735-5645

Registration for Spring 2018 begins November 20, 2017

Watch Local 5 Live!, a proud sponsor of the Community Cooking Demos, for highlights. 

For additional information, contact: 

Colleen Schnell
920-735-2573
schnellc@fvtc.edu