Culinary, Beer, Wine & Spirits

Bread Pan Roasting(2) Cake Decorating(1) Chopping Vegetables

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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! A Decadent Chocolate Cake
Create a luscious, to-die-for chocolate cake as you learn professional pastry chef methods in this hands-on class.  Discover how to layer a cake evenly, create a smoother finish and glaze with ganache. Complete your masterpiece with finishing touches including simple piping and writing with chocolate as well as impressive chocolate embellishments. All ingredients and recipes included in class price. Bring an apron and take-home box or container for your cake. 
Katie Fuller                         9:00am-3:30 Sa                  18193
1/31                                    Bend CUL 116                    Cost $69   

Intro to Extract Beer Brewing
Learn the basics of brewing beer using the extract brewing process that will rival the local micro brews we enjoy in the Northwest. Discuss the process and supplies necessary for home brewing as well as flavor, food pairing and more. Bring $15 materials fee. Three class periods 2/11, 2/18 and 3/4.  Must be 21 years or older; bring photo ID. Required text: How to Brew by John J. Palmer. 
Timothy Koester                       6:00pm-9:00 W                  18184
2/11 to 3/4                               Bend CUL 118                    Cost $69                          

Delectable Cinnamon Rolls
A scrumptious classic. Learn the secret to light, fluffy, flavorful cinnamon rolls. A great weekend recipe that you can do at home! All ingredients and recipes included in class price. Bring an apron, lunch and take-home containers. 
Magadalyn Hasse                 9:00am-3:30 Sa                  18084
2/21                                     Bend CUL 116                    Cost $69

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                                                        


General Certificate in Brewing (GCB) Exam Prep Course Information
Interested in taking your brewing skills to the next level? This course will prepare you to sit for the GCB examination, which gives international recognition of basic knowledge and understanding in the principles of brewing.

Oregon Wine Country  
September 13-17, 2015
Free info session on April 16, 2015
Visit Oregon wine regions ranging from Eugene to the northern Willamette Valley to the Hood River appellation. This multisport tour will take you through the wine regions via scenic walks, bicycle tours and canoeing. Prepare to be amazed, surprised and fascinated by Oregon.
Call our office (541) 383-7270 or email us at to be put on the travel interest list.



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