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Wildcrafting Central Oregon Medicinal Herbs
Discover the regional bounty and find out how to identify and use locally available medicinal plants. You'll learn how to ethically wildcraft, identify plants, and understand how they were traditionally used. Saturday class will be a field trip to Lookout Mountain to explore and experience plants in their native habitat and to use what you learned in the classroom. Holly Hutton is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild. Saturday outdoor field session will take place rain or shine. Liability waiver required. 
Holly Hutton                Bend CHLAB 301               36387
6/21                            5:30pm-7:30 Tu 
6/25                            8:30am-4:30 Sa                  Cost $69

Learn the building blocks of making a beautiful and delicious Lemon Raspberry layer cake using buttercream, moist tender cake, lemon curd, and fresh berries. You will be able to apply these techniques to make other kinds of layer cakes. Bring a lunch, an apron, a serrated bread knife, a metal offset spatula, and a take home container.
Katie Fuller                         9:00am-3:30 Sa                  36507
6/25                                   Bend CUL 116                    Cost $79                              

Stone Fruit Tarts
Learn to make a variety of delicious tarts: Apricot Almond, Plum, Vanilla Custard and a Caramelized Nectarine upside down tart. You will learn techniques to make a flaky pastry crust, a custard and an almond cream filling to produce beautiful and delicious fruit tarts. Bring a lunch, an apron and take home containers for your tasty treats.
Katie Fuller                         9:00am-3:30 Sa                  36508
7/30                                   Bend CUL 116                    Cost $79              

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. The 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. Bring an apron and take home containers.
Holly Hutton                        5:00pm-8:00 Tu                   36378
7/19                                    Bend CUL 119                    Cost $39              

Etiquette Essentials for Children
This is a fun, hands-on, interactive class that will introduce children to dinner table etiquette.  Students will gain knowledge and be able to demonstrate good table manners, set a proper dinner table, and practice social/behavioral skills. Activities include role-playing and enjoying an interactive luncheon in a real-life restaurant setting. Each student will receive a 10% off coupon to be redeemed at COCC's culinary restaurant, Elevation. 
Ages 5-7
Samuel La Duca                   9:00am-1:00 F                    36381
7/22                                     Bend CUL 120                    Cost $49

Ages 8-12
Samuel La Duca                   9:00am-1:00 Sa                  36382
7/23                                     Bend CUL 120                    Cost $49

Mixology I for Beginners
Are you ready to mix? This hands-on, fun and interactive class will introduce students to the fundamentals of bartending. Topics discussed in class will include the process of distilling and the brief history and characteristics that differentiate each distilled spirit. Students will learn bar terminology, pouring techniques, how to properly setup a bar, and operate bar tools and equipment. Students will gain knowledge and be able to demonstrate the correct method of creating both traditional and contemporary cocktails in a real-life bar or restaurant setting. This is an entry-level course. Students must be 21+ and ID required.   
Samuel La Duca                  9:00am-1:00 SaSu               36384
7/9 to 7/10                           Bend CUL 120                     Cost $99                              

Samuel La Duca                  9:00am-1:00 SaSu               36380
8/13 to 8/14                         Bend CUL 120                     Cost $99              

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               27899
6/4                                    Bend CUL 120                  Cost $39

Samuel La Duca                   9:00am-1:00 Sa                  36375
6/25                                     Bend CUL 120                    Cost $39                              

Samuel La Duca                   9:00am-1:00 Sa                  36376
7/16                                     Bend CUL 120                    Cost $39                              

Samuel La Duca                   9:00am-1:00 F                    36377
8/26                                     Bend CUL 120                    Cost $39

ServSafe® Food Handlers Certification
Are you preparing for your first job working in a restaurant? Do you want to make your resume standout in the crowd? This course fulfills the certification requirement for working in the food industry and prepares students for the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification exam. Certification is valid statewide for 5 years and satisfies the food handler requirement. Students will learn industry proper food handling skills, safety standards and food safety management systems that will prevent food borne illness. Required text: ServSafe Manager, 6th Edition. Students are required to read the book prior to the first day of class. A scantron sheet is required to take the exam on the last day. This sheet is included in the book when purchased at the COCC Bookstore. Cost of the book with scantron sheet is $87.25.
Samuel La Duca            Bend CUL 120                    36525
6/17                              4:00pm-6:00 F
6/18                              9:00am-1:00 Sa
6/19                              9:00am-11:00 Su               Cost $59

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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