Culinary, Beer, Wine & Spirits

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NEW! Peachy Keen Desserts
Students will learn how to make 3 beautiful, delicious tarts using the abundance of juicy peaches, plums and nectarines the summer season brings. You will be learning to make 3 different pastry shells and fillings to showcase the juicy fruit to make tarts that will surely become a family favorite! All of these versatile tarts can be made with winter fruits as well! Bring a lunch, apron, paring knife, peeler and container or box to take your tarts home. 
Katie Fuller                       9:00am-3:30 Sa                  36235
8/22                                 Bend CUL 116                     Cost $79  

NEW! Biscuits & Muffins & Scones – Oh My!
Create both savory and sweet biscuits, scones and muffins: sweet potato biscuits, cheddar herb biscuits, dried cherry almond scones, and fruit muffins. Students will learn the art of making flaky scones and biscuits by cutting butter into flour and handling dough quickly and gently for a delicate mouthwatering pastry. We will also learn the tricks to making crumbly, moist, delicate muffins. Please bring an apron, a lunch, a knife, and a box to carry home your creations.
Katie Fuller                      9:00am-3:30pm  Sa             49234
10/3                                Bend CUL 116                     Cost $69

Artisan Cheese Making
Learn the secret to making cheese at home! This class will focus on the basics of cheese making for beginners, as well as hands-on experience making fresh ricotta and mozzarella. All ingredients and recipes are included in class price. Please bring an instant-read thermometer, an apron and a take home container. 
Kimberly Layer                 9:00am-1:00 Sa                  49080
10/3                                 Bend CUL 117                    Cost $59

NEW! Everything You Wanted to Know about Beer Cheese
Bend is "Beer City, USA" and beer-infused cheese is the perfect complement to your favorite local microbrew! This class will focus on the basics of cheese making, and hands-on experience making a beer-infused cheese. On the final day of class (10/24, CUL 118), you will leave with over a pound of waxed cheese made using Deschutes Brewery's Inversion IPA. All ingredients and recipes are included in class price. Please bring an instant-read thermometer and an apron. Students must be over the age of 21 to take this class. 
Kimberly Layer                Bend CUL 117                     49116
10/17                              9:00am-1:00 Sa                                                                                  
10/24                              9:00am-10:00 Sa                 Cost $69

Secrets from a Gluten Free Chef
Come and enjoy a day learning secrets from your very own Gluten Free Chef! This course will outline gluten free alternative methods in cooking while having a hands-on cooking experience making Sweet Potato and Pineapple Salad with Gluten Free Fried Chicken all from scratch! The participants will learn what gluten is and how easy it is to avoid by sticking to certain ethnic cuisine, while using vegetables as thickeners and reducing to make sauces.  Bring a box to take home your meal, an apron, a lunch and sharp paring knife. Special Note: This is not a Certified Gluten Free Kitchen. 
Jessa Pereira                 9:00am-1:00 Sa                   49142
10/10                             Bend CUL 117                     Cost $49     

Beer Brewing Sensory Analysis
Join Sensory Analysis expert, Amanda Benson from Deschutes Brewery, to learn about flavors in beer, including off flavors and how to prevent them. Discuss the aspects of flavor, as you taste samples. Find out how to improve your sensory experience. Must be 21 years or older; bring photo ID.  
Amanda Benson                       6:30pm-8:00 Th                 49099
10/15 to 10/22                          Bend CUL 118                   Cost $59                          

No Knead Breads
No sticky fingers, no huge mess - homemade bread without all the fuss. Discover how easy it is to make a variety of breads with this simple method. Standard loaves, sandwich bread, baguettes and rolls will be discussed, demonstrated and tasted. Create your own loaf to take home. Bring a 9x5 inch loaf pan that will withstand heat temperature of 450-500 degrees Fahrenheit, an apron, take home containers and lunch. All recipes and ingredients included in this hands-on class. 
Audrey Kirchner                9:00am-3:00 Sa                   49030
10/17                               Bend CUL 116                     Cost $59

Oregon Alcohol Server Training
Get your OLCC Alcohol Service permit at the Cascade Culinary Institute. Course includes a workbook that is yours to keep and use as a workplace reference guide.  Must be 18 years of age. Class is followed by exam. Bring a $23 check or money order for application fee made out to OLCC (no cash). 
Samuel La Duca                        9:00am-1:00 Sa                  49076
10/17                                        Bend CUL 120                    Cost $39

NEW! Cooking with Your Child
Bring your child or grandchild age 8 to 12 and get ready for autumn cooking. Students will learn how to make blended soups, develop flavor with marinades, use proper cooking techniques, and make side salads. All ingredients and recipes included in the price of this hands-on class. Bring an apron and storage containers. 
Melissa Acord                    9:00am-1:00 Sa                  49109
10/24                                 Bend CUL 117                    Cost $69               

NEW! Fall Tarts & Pies

Students will learn to make three different pies and tarts using fall's bounty of fruit: Pumpkin Butternut Squash Pie with Pecan Topping, Cranberry Orange Caramel Tart and Pear Tart Tatine. Students will learn how to make and work with a flaky pie dough, how to make a caramel sauce, and how to caramelize pears to silky sweet perfection and then turn it into a beautiful upside down tart. Any one of these tarts/pies would be a welcome addition to your holiday table! Please bring an apron, a paring knife, a lunch and boxes to take your pies home. 
Katie Fuller                          9:00am-3:30 Sa                  49140
11/7                                     Bend CUL 116                   Cost $79

NEW! Everyday Cooking with Medicinal Herbs

Throughout the world, many cultures incorporate medicinal herbs into their everyday food. Cooking with medicinal herbs is a great way to incorporate health-giving properties into your meals and broaden your treasure chest of cultural knowledge. This class is a combination of lecture and hands-on activities ranging from soups to desserts.  Students will take home samples and recipes to try at home and expand their culinary skills. Holly Hutton is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild. 
Holly Hutton                          6:00pm-9:00 Tu                   49064
11/10                                    Bend CUL 119                    Cost $39 

NEW! Flavors of Fall - Autumn Dinner
What do you do with all those root vegetables, squash and cabbage? Find out about easy dinner ideas that will warm you up after raking leaves or spending the day on the slopes. Learn about and create basic recipes for soups, stews and salads that you can modify for your family. Try out new techniques in this hands-on class and take dinner home! Bring an apron and take home containers.
Jessica Smith                        9:00am-1:00 Sa                  49130
11/14                                     Bend CUL 119                    Cost $59

NEW! Pumpkin Torte: The Perfect Autumn Dessert
Here's your chance to make the perfect Autumn Dessert! Join us as we prepare a Pumpkin Torte with a Pecan Crust and Chocolate Fudge Sauce! Learn how to make this delicious, gluten free classic all from scratch. Enjoy the twist to this traditional favorite - sure to be a crowd pleaser! All ingredients and recipes included in the price of this hands-on class. Bring an apron, lunch and take home containers. 
Magadalyn Hasse                   9:00am-3:00 Sa                  49129
11/14                                     Bend CUL 116                    Cost $79

NEW! Sweets & Treats for the Holidays! 
Want to add a little dazzle to your next holiday party? Come and enjoy the best sweets of the seasons! You will create toffee, fudge, truffles, peppermints and an assortment of cookies. Your friends and family will love you! All ingredients included in the price of this hands-on class.  Please bring an apron, pencil, lunch and containers to take home your treats.
Magadalyn Hasse                    9:00am-4:00 Sa                  49128
12/5                                        Bend CUL 116                    Cost $89                              

NEW! Create a Classic: Holiday Yule Log
Students will learn how to make this beautiful, rich delicious showcase of a holiday dessert: chocolate roulade rolled around a whipped chocolate ganache and then glazed with a chocolate glaze and finished with meringue mushrooms, chocolate leaves and sugared cranberries. It will become a true family tradition! Bring an apron, lunch and a container to take home your dessert. 
Katie Fuller                               9:00am-3:30 Sa                 49141
12/12                                        Bend CUL 116                   Cost $69

Intro to All Grain Brewing
Do you have the basics down and want to expand to all grain brewing? Learn about the process, supplies and grains necessary to go to the next step. Find out how to make a Mash Tun and sparge system, explore the enzyme conversion process and more to make fine all grain brews. Class lecture meets Thursdays, 11/12, & 11/19, Brew Session Saturday, 11/14 and Bottling Session Thursday, 12/3. Students will need to bring $15 to class for supplies and handouts. Required text: How to Brew: Everything You Need To Know by John J. Palmer.
Timothy Koester                         Bend CUL 118                   49014
11/12 & 11/19                             6:00pm-9:00 Th
11/14                                         9:00-2:00  Sa (CUL 117)
12/3                                          6:00pm-9:00 Th                  Cost $69                               

Oregon Alcohol Server Training
Get your OLCC Alcohol Service permit at the Cascade Culinary Institute. Course includes a workbook that is yours to keep and use as a workplace reference guide.  Must be 18 years of age. Class is followed by exam. Bring a $23 check or money order for application fee made out to OLCC (no cash).
Samuel La Duca                        9:00am-1:00 Sa                  49077
11/21                                        Bend CUL 120                    Cost $39

General Certificate in Brewing (GCB) Exam Prep Course Information The next course to prepare for the Institute of Brewing and Distilling’s General Certificate in Brewing exam is planned for early 2016. Add your name to our mailing list to be notified of class details: 541-383-7270 or ceinfo@cocc.edu or visit www.cocc.edu/ContinuingEd/GCB/ to add your name to our interest list.
                               


   


                   


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