Culinary, Beer, Wine & Spirits

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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         

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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                  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 or visit to add your name to our interest list.



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