Techniques and Regional Series

The More, the Merrier. Join Us for Multi-Week Series Courses

Break down the barriers of home cooking and baking from fridge to table during our multi-day series. Novices and culinary wizards alike will benefit from hands-on instruction on cooking and baking basics like knife skills, cooking techniques, and creating bakery-worthy pastries.

We also bring the tastes of the world to our six-week regional series. Each immersive series option is designed to bring the best of a region’s cuisine to our kitchens. Create entire meals utilizing regional ingredients, flavor profiles, and cooking methods. The locals would be proud!

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Give the Gift of Cooking

Experiences make the best gifts. Join your partner, friend, parent, sibling, or anyone else for a class of their choosing – our class calendar is constantly updated with more exciting offerings.

Gift Certificates are perfect for any occasion and can be gifted in any amount to accommodate all budgets.

Explore Popular CSCA Series 

Our Class Calendar will always have the most updated class listing, but there are many series that are so popular that we offer them all the time. Sign up to experience one of our staple classes and satisfy your craving to learn new techniques and recipes.

Techniques of Cooking I & II

The novice home chef and budding culinarian will learn all the essentials for everyday cooking and entertaining as well as proper food handling, food safety, and basic knife skills that will elevate your cooking ability to the next level.

Join Techniques of Cooking II to learn additional techniques for preparing vegetables, chicken, meat, fish, and pasta; and make it all come together in a complete meal sure to wow even the pickiest dinner guests.

Techniques of Baking I & II

If you think baking is too precise or difficult, this class will transform you! Learn the basic techniques of yeast breads and delicious, yet simple cakes. Learn the tricks to make scrumptious cream puffs, breads, pie crusts, and cakes.

Come back for Techniques of Baking II to learn to impress your friends and family with light cakes, flaky puff pastry, sweet meringues, and the most decadent chocolate desserts and luscious dessert sauces.

Just Cakes

We think Julia Child said it best: “A party without cake is just a meeting.” Whether vanilla, chocolate, simple, elaborate, layered, bundt, or otherwise, cake holds a special place in our hearts. From classic to modern and everything in between, practice decorating with butter cream, whipping up genoise, or creating luscious fillings to brighten every event with the ultimate symbol of celebration.

Flavors of the Mediterranean

As the people of the Mediterranean discovered long ago, fresh ingredients, simply prepared with olive oil, garlic, herbs and spices, are perfect for sharing around a table with family and friends. Rooted in ancient traditions, and spanning 21 countries, the Mediterranean way of eating largely includes plant-based foods. Travel along the Mediterranean coast and explore the cooking techniques, flavor profiles, and ingredients appearing along the way.

Wine Tasting Series

Do you know your way around a wine label? Can you navigate a wine list at a restaurant? During this two-part discussion and tasting, explore staple wines of the Old World and novel creations of the New World. Compare style and character as you taste representatives of both worlds and explore classic pairings.

Baking with Whole Grains

Breads and pastries made with whole grains are not only more nutritious, but also taste great! Join us in this series to learn to incorporate a variety of whole grains and seeds into your baking. We’ll highlight whole-grain yeast breads like flaxseed rolls, and oatmeal cinnamon swirl bread, as well as quick breads, muffins, scones, and other grain-filled pastries.

Cake Decorating with Fondant

Decorating cakes with fondant offers endless design possibilities. Develop your skills enough and you can build masterpieces to satisfy all occasions. Join us for a two-day workshop exploring the basics of handling, storing, and coloring fondant to create a sweet work of art to bring home. Build your foundation by leveling and layering a cake with delicious buttercream and create intricate fondant designs that will make your cake extraordinary.

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