Area Cooking Classes

Posted: September 24, 2009

Here is a selection of cooking classes in the region. Check Web sites for additional classes and information. Classes are in Philadelphia unless otherwise noted.

Albertson's Cooking School, Box 27, Wynnewood. 610-649-9290 (www.albertsoncookingschool.com). South African Foods, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15; and, International Casseroles Your Mom Never Made, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19, $45 each.

Atlantic Cape Community College Academy of Culinary Arts, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, 609-343- 4829 (www.atlantic.edu/aca). Master sauces, Nov. 11, 6-9 p.m., $65.

Chef Jean Pierre Cooking School, 117 S. Sycamore St., Newtown, 215-968-7580. Four-course demonstration dinners Mon-Wed, 6:30 p.m., $55.

Chef Joseph Poon hands-on classes and Chinatown tours, 1010 Cherry St. (www.josephpoon.com). 215-928-9333

Cheltenham Adult School, 215-887-1720 (www.cheltenhamadultschool.org). Knife Skills 101, Oct. 6, 7-9 p.m., $23, at Rowland Community Center, Myrtle and Elm Aves., Cheltenham.

Chinese Cultural and Community Center, 125 N. 10th St., 215-923-6767 www.chinesecc.com.

Christina Cooks, 243 Dickinson St. 215-551-1430, www.christinacooks.com. Demonstration classes at Essene Market, 719 S. Fourth St.: Oct. 10, Nov. 7, Dec. 5, 10 a.m., $30 each; includes meal.

Class Cooking With Susan Winokur, 334 Fishers Rd., Bryn Mawr, 610-527-1338. Tues., Thurs. mornings; Wed nights.

Clean Your Plate With Chef Christina Dimacali, 215-284-9586 (www.cyplate.com). Private lessons at your location.

The Cooking Cottage, 1731 Old Bethlehem Pike, Sellersville, 215-453-8186 (thecookingcottage.org). Pizza possibilities, Oct. 25, 2 p.m., $58.

The Cooking School at La Campagne, 312 Kresson Rd, Cherry Hill, 856-429-7647 (www.lacampagne.com). Thanksgiving side dishes, Nov. 19, 7-9 p.m., $45.

The Cooking School at Normandy Farm With Jim Coleman, Rte. 202 & Morris Road, Blue Bell, 215-616-8108 (www.normandyfarm.com). Restaurant Dishes and California Wine, Nov. 20, $59.

The Cooking Studio with the Newtown Township Parks and Rec Dept., at Council Rock High North, 62 Swamp Rd., Newtown, 215-968-2800, Ext. 239 (www.twp.newtown.pa.us). Christmas cookies, children ages 7 and up, Dec. 10, 6-8 p.m.; $19; $15 for residents plus $10 materials fee.

Fante's, 1006 S. Ninth St, 215-922-5557 (www.fantes.com). Advanced Cake Decorating, 3-week series, 1:30-4:30 p.m. starting Oct. 31, $50 (plus supplies).

Forking Delicious Cooking Classes, for six or more people, in East Falls; 215-805-0050 for reservations. Private classes with Renee Whyte in Hatboro, 215-498-3469.

Foster's Homeware, 399 Market. 215-925-0950 (www.shopfosters.com). Super soups, Nov. 4, 5:45-7:45 p.m., $39.

In the Kitchen Cooking School, 10 Mechanic St., Haddonfield, 856-489-1682 (www. inthekitchencookingschool.com). Dinner in Vietnam, Oct. 20, 6:30 p.m., $65.

Kitchen Kapers Culinary Academy, Eastgate Square, 1341 Nixon Dr., Moorestown, 856-778-7705 (www.kitchenkapers.com/cookingclasses.html). Creating chocolate masterpieces, Oct. 6, 6-8 p.m., $65.

The Kitchen Workshop, the Paoli Depot Shops, 21 Plank Ave, Ste. 204, Paoli, 610-993-2665 (www.kitchen-workshop.com). It's Greek to Me, Dec. 10, 6-9 p.m., $49.

La Cucina at the Market, Reading Terminal Market, 12th & Arch Sts., 215-922-1170 (www.lacucinaatthemarket.com). Indian home cooking, Oct. 20, 5:45-7:45 p.m., $65.

Main Line Night School, 610-687-0460 (www.mainlineschoolnight

.org). Cooking Techniques: Secrets of a Professional Chef, three Mondays beginning Jan. 11, 10:30 a.m., $57, at Creutzburg Center, 260 Gulph Creek Rd., Radnor.

Majolica, 258 Bridge St., Phoenixville, 610-917-0962 (www.majolicarestaurant

.com). Fish preparation class, Nov. 10, 6-8 p.m., $45.

Mount Airy Learning Tree, 6601 Greene St.; 215-843-6333 (www.mtairylearningtree.org). Vegan baking secrets, three Mondays beginning Nov. 2, 7-9 p.m.; $59 (and a $12 material fee), at Unitarian Society of Germantown, 6511 Lincoln Dr.

Penne Restaurant at the Hilton Inn at Penn, 3600 Sansom St., 215-823-6222 (www. pennerestaurant.com). Making pasta with Chef Roberta Adamo, Oct. 22, 7 p.m., $55, includes food, wine.

Philadelphia OIC: The Hospitality Training Institute, 1231 N. Broad St., 4th floor, 215-236-7700 ext. 323 (www.philaoic.org). Culinary Arts program, 16-week class, Nov. 23-March 12, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m., Free admission, $200 fee for books, uniform, etc.

Project Learn School, 6525 Germantown Ave., 215-438-3623 (www.projectlearnschool.org). Monthly cooking classes for children 5-12. Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, Jan. 16, Feb. 13, March 13 and April 10; 10 a.m.-noon. Free.

The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College, 4207 Walnut. 215-222-4200, Ext. 3067 (www.walnuthillcollege.edu). Introduction to culinary arts, six Tuesdays from Oct. 20 (and skipping Nov. 24), 7-9:30 p.m. $325. Catalog online.

Spare Thyme Personal Chef Service, Elise Fellinger Henry, 856-905-2999 (www.sparethyme.com). Classes for 1-20 people, at your location.

Studio M Foods, 981 N. Wales Rd., Suite 13, North Wales, 215-368-2512 (www.studiomfoods.com). Oktoberfest German cooking class with beer samples, Oct. 13, 7-9 p.m., $40.

Sur La Table, The Promenade at Sagemore, 500 Rte. 73 South, Marlton, 856-797-0098 (www.surlatable.com). Perfect prime rib dinner, Nov. 5, 6 p.m. $69.

Temple University Center City, 1515 Market St., 215-204-6946 (www.temple.edu/tucc). Introduction to sushi: level 1, Sept. 27 (levels 2-5 held following four Sundays), 4-7 p.m., $50, at Le Champignon Restaurant, 124 Lombard St.

Viking Cooking School, One Town Place, Suite 100, Bryn Mawr, 610-526-9020 (www.vikingcookingschool.com). Cupcakes and cake balls hands-on workshop, Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $160.

Wellness Community, Suzanne Morgan Center, Chamounix Drive, West Fairmount Park. 215-879-7733 (www.twcp.org). Nutrition and cooking for cancer patients. Free for patients.

Whole Foods Markets, Monthly classes, (www.wholefoodsmarket.com, check under your local store)

Williams-Sonoma, www.williams-sonoma.com. Class schedules on Web site's store location page.

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