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Culinary Classes at HCCC - Date Nights, Workshops & Family and Kids

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Jersey City, NJ 07306

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Join us for a unique, hands-on culinary experience at our award-winning Culinary Arts

Institute, ranked #8 in the country. Whether you are a novice cook or a true gourmet,

our cooking and baking classes will help you raise your culinary game.



FRIDAY NIGHT DINNERS

Bring your friends and learn how to prepare a fabulous meal that you get to enjoy right after! Then try your new recipes for an exciting meal or to impress your friends at your next party.

Pasta

There is nothing more comforting than a big bowl of homemade pasta, and it’s easier to make than you might think. Learn a wonderful culinary tradition while exploring your creativity in this hands-on class. Find out how to create pasta from scratch, as well as the best ways to cook, store and prepare a sauce for it!

Date: Friday, February, 2nd

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Price: $45

Valentine’s Date Night

Work alongside your Valentine for a night of romance and delightful food. Join us for a hands-on culinary celebration and discover how fun it is to cook with your partner. Start the evening off with a glass of champagne then learn how to cook a delicious dinner. Pair your meal with wine, and finish off with a delectable molten lava cake for dessert. Limited to 8 couples. (2 people must register together)

Special Date: Friday, February, 9th

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Price: $55 per person

Sushi

The origins of this popular and delectable Japanese art form can be traced back hundreds of years. Learn the necessary techniques used by top restaurant chefs to make beautiful and delicious fresh sushi dishes in your own kitchen. You’ll be introduced to the proper classifications and methods used for preparation, including ingredient selection and serving techniques.

Date: Friday, March, 23rd

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Price: $45


CULINARY WORKSHOPS

Participate in unique culinary experiences, where you will learn about food and wine from our seasoned chefs in hands-on workshops.

Eating for a Ketogenic Diet

Learn more about the theory behind this low-carb diet and the foods you can prepare and eat without sacrificing nutrition.

Date: Saturday, January 6th

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Price: $45

Wine Tasting Basics

This class is essential for all of those who may not want to know more than the sommelier, but who do want to taste wines knowledgeably and confidently! You’ll learn how wine is made, explore and sample different varieties of wines, and learn how to pair the perfect wines with meals.

Date: Saturday, February, 10th

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Price: $45


Introduction to Artisan Breads

The artistry of baking can be richly rewarding and enjoyable when you possess a strong foundation in the basics. Learn about the ingredients and techniques used by the professionals to cre­ate delicious quick breads and batter breads that you can take home.

Date: Sunday, February 11th

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Price: $60


Thai

Explore the unique ingredients, techniques and authentic recipes of Thai cooking, one of the most distinctive of Southeast Asia. Learn simple but popular Thai dishes that you can easily prepare at home.

Date: Sunday, February, 18th

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Price: $45


Sausage Making

In this class you’ll learn everything you need to know about making great sausage at home. You’ll receive a brief demonstra­tion of the sausage making process from start to finish. And after you and your classmates will roll up your sleeves and make your very own batch of sausage.

Date: Saturday, March 3rd

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Price: $45


Decorating Cakes

Learn how to create striking, edible works of art. In this hands-on class you will learn classic decorating techniques from an expert pastry chef - including carving, icing, and piping methods. Discover the uses of different piping tips to create roses, baskets and leaves using buttercream icing.

Date: Saturday, March 10th

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Price: $45

Gluten-Free Cooking

Are you or someone you know Gluten Intolerant? Have you been dreaming of gluten-free breads, cakes, cookies and desserts? In this course, we will discuss and use gluten-free ingredients that will be paramount to creating some of these classic recipes. Learn the basics of gluten-free alternatives and how to use them effectively in your kitchens.

Date: Saturday, March 24th

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Price: $45

Chocolate I

In this hands-on class you will learn the ABC’S of chocolate and prepare your own classic chocolate walnut torte with ganache.

Date: Saturday, April 14th

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Price: $45

Chocolate II

If you took Chocolate I and want to take your knowledge and technique to the next level, this class is for you. Learn how to prepare delicious chocolate mousse and custards.

Date: Saturday, April 28th

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Price: $45

Chocolate III

For those who have advanced beyond Chocolate II. Learn how to prepare a variety of delectable truffles and pair your chocolate with red wine. Craft a beautiful batch to take home for family and friends!

Date: Saturday, May 5th

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Price: $45

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Cuts of Meat

Get acquainted with various cuts of meat and their best uses to heighten your food knowledge and cooking skills. Learn how the texture and flavor of the cut are determined and discover different recipes that best suit each cut of meat.

Date: Saturday, April 21st

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Price: $45

FAMILY & KIDS CULINARY

Mini Pies

Learn how to make a delicious mini pie from fresh, in-season ingredients. Learn tips and techniques on how to make the perfect pie crust and get creative with an array of tasty fillings.

Date: Saturday, February, 3rd

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Price: $35

Decorative Cookies

Learn unique decorating ideas for beautiful cut-out cookies, like the ones you see in gourmet bakeries. Watch your children’s faces light up when they create beautiful and delicious works of art. Learn how to make the cut-out cookie dough and how to decorate your designs using an icing recipe that you can easily make at home!

Date: Saturday, February 17th

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Price: $35

Healthy Snacks

Toss out the junk food and start making snack time fun again! Snacks make up a big part of a child’s diet. With this class, you and your child will learn the basics of creating healthy, but tasty snacks that you both can enjoy.

Price: $35

Date: Sunday, February 18th

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Chocolate Delights

Channel your inner Willy Wonka and learn how to create your own sweet treats from start to finish with your child. Mix and stir your way into a basic introduction of milk, white, and dark chocolate, learning how to dip and garnish your confectionary creations, and other chocolate treats! You can look forward to taking home your sweet creations!

Saturday, March 17th

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Price: $35

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Easter Goodies

Join friends and family to create an Easter basket for your child with handmade goodies, like chocolate bunnies, seasonal candies, and beautifully decorated eggs. Take home your custom creation to enjoy for the holiday!

Special Date: Saturday, March 31st

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Price: $45

Ice Cream Creations

Make delicious frozen treats from scratch; discover how they are flavored, ripened, and churned. Learn all about the concept behind the process of making ice creams, gelatos, and sorbets.

Date: Sunday, April 22nd

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Price: $35

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