Culinary, Beer, Wine & Spirits

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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                  18252
3/7                                          Bend CUL 120                    Cost $39                         

NEW! Silky Buttery Pear Tarts
Poach and caramelize pears to melt-in-your-mouth perfection, create a flaky crust and delicious fillings for a stunning presentation. Want to impress your guests? This will become your go-to-dessert for an extraordinary finish to your next dinner party. All ingredients and recipes included in class price. Bring an apron, paring knife, peeler and container or box to take your tart home. 
Katie Fuller                           9:00am-3:30 Sa                  18191
3/7                                       Bend CUL 116                    Cost $79   

NEW! Healthy Winter Meals
What do you do with all those root vegetables, squash and cabbage? Find out about easy dinner ideas that will warm you up after a snowy day on the slopes or after shoveling the driveway. 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 apron and take home containers.
Jessica Smith                         9:00am-1:00 Sa                  18232
3/7                                         Bend CUL 117                     Cost $59

Intro to Wine Tasting & Appreciation
Be an informed wine shopper and consumer! This course is designed for those who like wine, but want to know more about it and for those who would like to enjoy wine, but just don't know where to begin. Start with a tasting and analysis of the basic components of wine -- sugar, acid, tannin and alcohol, the foundation with which to knowledgeably taste and analyze wines. Discover some of the most important wine grapes and wine regions by tasting, discussing and scoring several wines as you learn about wine tasting, serving and drinking etiquette. And to wrap it all up, study the basics of wine and food pairing. By the end of the class, you should be able to navigate a wine shop or restaurant wine list without fear. Bring $15 to instructor at class. Must be 21 years or older; bring photo ID.
Laura Craska Cooper                6:00pm-9:00 Sa                   18235
3/7                                           Bend CUL 120                    Cost $39          

French Croissants to Make At Home
Un croissant parfait? Oui, oui! Discover the secret of the perfect croissant - light, flaky and flavorful, as you prepare the dough and bake this tasty French treat. Discuss ingredients, techniques and serving suggestions to enhance the experience. Premium ingredients included in class price. Bring an apron, and take-home containers. 
Magadalyn Hasse                   9:00am-2:00 Sa                  18083
3/14                                       Bend CUL 116                    Cost $69  

Create Cupcakes with a Child

Bring your child or grandchild age 7+ to bake and decorate a variety of fun cupcakes. From baking to decorating, your masterpieces will be complete with your own special details that you will practice in class. All ingredients and recipes included in the price of this hands-on class. Bring an apron, snack and storage containers. 
Magadalyn Hasse                   9:00am-1:00 Sa                   27597
4/4                                         Bend CUL 116                    Cost $69

The Perfect Pie
Learn to make the perfect flaky piecrust and turn it into a mouthwatering dessert. Choose from three yummy spring fillings: lemon, mixed berry or cherry. All ingredients and recipes included in the price of this hands-on class. Bring a clear glass pie plate, apron, and lunch. 
Magadalyn Hasse                    9:00am-3:00 Sa                  27600
4/11                                        Bend CUL 116                   Cost $69                              

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 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                  27526
4/11                                       Prineville PRI 127              Cost $59                               

NEW! Lemon Lovers Desserts
Discover how to make a flaky tart shell, tart creamy lemon curd, and fluffy meringue to create a beautiful tart anyone would love to serve. You will also learn to make a rich lemony cake using the lemon curd as well as a light fluffy lemon ricotta cheesecake. Bring an apron, sharp paring knife, lunch and container or box to take your desserts home.  
Katie Fuller                            9:00am-3:30 Sa                  27679
4/18                                      Bend CUL 116                    Cost $79   

NEW! 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 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                   27751
4/25                                    Bend CUL 116                    Cost $49                               

NEW! 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                  27655
5/2                                     Bend CUL 117                    Cost $39                              

NEW! Beautiful Berry Tarts & Tartlettes
Create French Bakery style fresh fruit tarts and tartlettes using 2 different tart shells and several different fillings: a curd, a pastry cream and a baked custard. Learn to arrange fruit on top of tarts to design a work of art!  Bring an apron, sharp paring knife, lunch and container or box to take your desserts home. 
Katie Fuller                        9:00am-3:30 Sa                  27680
5/30                                  Bend CUL 116                    Cost $69    

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 examples. Find out how to improve your sensory experience. Must be 21 years or older; bring photo ID.  
Amanda Benson                  6:30pm-8:00 W                  27587
4/22 to 4/29                        Bend CUL 118                    Cost $59              

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 Wednesdays, 5/13, & 5/20, Brew Session Saturday 5/16 and Bottling Session Saturday, 5/30.  Bring $15 materials fee. Must be 21 years or older; bring photo ID. Required text: How To Brew by John J. Palmer. 
Timothy Koester                   Bend CUL 118                    27516
5/13 & 5/20                          6:00pm-9:00 W
5/16                                     9:00am-2:00 Sa
5/30                                     9:00am-11:00 Sa               Cost $69

NEW! Ciao, Puglia! Tasting the Wines of Puglia  
Join Sarah Wolcott, a local Bend Wine Educator and Travel Guide and sip, savor, and learn about the wines and the culture of the Puglia region of Italy. Wines will be paired with small bites inspired by the region. This tasting will feature grape varieties from Italy’s heel of the boot and will include a photographic presentation of the Puglia region - its vineyards, countryside, and rich cultural heritage.
Sarah Wolcott                      6:00pm-9:00 Tu                  27786
5/26                                    Bend CUL 120                    Cost $89

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                  27766
4/11                                       Bend CUL 120                    Cost $39                              

Samuel La Duca                      9:00am-1:00 Sa                  27767
5/9                                         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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