Avalon Restaurant, 312 S. High St., West Chester, 610-436-6100 (www. avalonrestaurant.net). Cooking With Your Kids, for adult with child. Oct. 5, 6-8 p.m., $47 for a parent and child ($20 for each additional child); call the Chester County Night School at 610-692-1964 to register.
Carlow Cookery, Doylestown Center, 432 N. Main St., Doylestown, 215-489-2677 (www.carlowcookery.com). Contemporary Cupcakes. Oct. 18, 7 p.m., $45.
Celebrity Kitchens, 1601 Concord Pike, Suite 33, Wilmington, 302-427-2665 (www.celebritykitchensinc.com). Asian dinner cooking demonstration and dinner with Joseph Poon. Oct. 20, 6-8:30 p.m., $75.
Chef Jean Pierre Cooking School, 117 S. Sycamore St., Newtown, 215-968-7580 (www.chef-jean-pierre. com). Tour de France, covering four French regions. Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m., $55; students get to eat all prepared foods; BYOB.
Chef Joseph Poon hands-on classes and Chinatown tours, 1010 Cherry St., 215-928-9333 (www.josephpoon.com). Advanced class: The secret of making Peking duck. Nov. 14, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $120; includes full meal and trips to Asian grocery store and Peking Duck house.
Cheltenham Adult School, 215-887-1720 (www.cheltenhamadult school.org). You Can Do the Holidays: Thanksgiving, with chef Kevin Reiff, at Curds 'N Whey, 817 Old York Rd., Jenkintown. Nov. 9, 7-9 p.m., $24.
Christina Cooks, 243 Dickinson St. 215-551-1430, 800-939-3909 (www.christinacooks.com). Demonstration classes held at the Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College, 4100 Walnut St. Our Bodies in Balance. Oct. 23, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $30; includes meal.
Clean Your Plate with chef Christina Dimacali, 215-284-9586 (www.cyplate.com). Available for private cooking lessons and parties at your location.
The Cooking Cottage, 1731 Old Bethlehem Pike, Sellersville, 215-453-8186 (thecookingcottage.org). Holiday Entertaining. Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m., $70; includes dinner.
The Cooking School at La Campagne, 312 Kresson Rd., Cherry Hill, 856-429-7647 (www.lacampagne.com). Cajun Creole class. Nov. 11, 7-9 p.m., $45; includes food samples.
The Cooking School at Normandy Farm with Jim Coleman, Route 202 and Morris Road, Blue Bell, 215-616-8108 (www. normandyfarm.com). Fridays, registration at 6 p.m., followed by class and dinner 6:30-9 p.m., $59.
Cucina Verde, 215-499-8105 (www.cucina-verde.com). Class for parents of children with autism on using lacto-fermented foods as part of a healing diet. At Temenos Retreat Center, 1564 Telegraph Rd., West Chester. Oct. 20, 6-8 p.m., $30.
Fante's, 1006 S. Ninth St, 215-922-5557 (www.fantes.com). Basic Cake Decorating. Three Saturdays: Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m., $50 plus the cost of supplies (averages $70).
Forking Delicious Cooking Classes with Donna Russell and Tinamarie Fairfax, for six or more people, in East Falls. Call 215-805-0050 for more information and reservations.
Giant Food Store, 315 Old York Rd., Willow Grove, 215-784-1960 (www.giantfoodstores.com). Chowders, Stews and Chilis. Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m., $20.
In the Kitchen Cooking School, 10 Mechanic St., Haddonfield, 856-489-1682 (www.inthekitchencooking school.com). Cheese-making workshop. Oct. 10, 1 p.m., $75; includes meal paired with cheeses.
Kitchen Kapers Culinary Academy, Eastgate Square, 1341 Nixon Dr., Moorestown, 856-778-7705 (www.kitchenkapers.com/ cookingclasses.html). Dinner Party 101 for Couples. Oct. 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $95 per couple; includes meal.
The Kitchen Workshop, the Paoli Depot Shops, 21 Plank Ave., Suite 204, Paoli, 610-993-2665 (www.kitchen-workshop.com). The Marrakesh Express. Nov. 30, 6-9 p.m., $54, includes dinner and wine.
La Cucina at the Market, Reading Terminal Market, 12th and Arch Streets, 215-922-1170 (www.lacucinaatthemarket. com). Indian Home Cooking. Oct. 19, 5:45-7:45 p.m., $65, includes the food prepared.
Main Line School Night, 260 Gulph Creek Rd., Radnor, 610-687-0460 (www. mainlineschoolnight.org). A Taste of Turkish Cuisine, at the Creutzburg Center, 260 Gulph Creek Rd., Radnor. Nov. 13, 1-3 p.m., $45.
Mirabella Cafe, Barclay Farms Shopping Center, 210 E. Route 70, Cherry Hill, 856-354-1888 (www. mirabellacafe.com). Call or check website for class dates. Classes start at 6 p.m. and are $40, which includes a three-course tasting meal.
Mount Airy Learning Tree, 6601 Greene St.; 215-843-6333 (www.mtairylearningtree.org). Cooking with Nima: Butter Chicken Curry with Steamed Rice, at the Unitarian Society of Germantown, 6511 Lincoln Dr. Nov. 6, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $29; includes samples.
Penne Restaurant at the Hilton Inn at Penn, 3600 Sansom St., 215-823-6222 (www.pennerestaurant.com). Wrap and Roll Holidays with chef Roberta Adamo. Dec. 9, 7 p.m., $55, includes meal.
Philadelphia OIC: The Hospitality Training Institute, 1231 N. Broad St., fourth floor, 215-236-7700, Ext. 323 (www.philaoic.org). Culinary Arts program, 16-week class, Nov. 22-March 11, 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 5-14, second Saturday of each month (except January, when it's the third Saturday), 10 a.m.-noon, free.
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College, 4207 Walnut St. 215-222-4200, Ext. 3067 (www.walnuthill college.edu). Introduction to culinary arts, six Tuesdays from Oct. 26 (but skipping Nov. 23), 7-9:30 p.m. $345.
Spare Thyme Personal Chef Service, Elise Fellinger Henry, 856-905-2999 (www.sparethyme.com). Classes and dinner parties for 1-20 people, at your location.
Studio M Foods, 981 N. Wales Rd., Suite 13, North Wales, 215-368-2512 (www.studiomfoods.com).
Sur La Table, The Promenade at Sagemore, 500 Route 73 South, Space B-5, Marlton, 856-797-0098; and the Court at King of Prussia Mall, 690 W. Dekalb Pike, Suite 2068, King of Prussia, 484-612-0046 (www.surlatable.com). How to Cook Seafood, at Marlton, Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m., $79. Homemade Pasta Workshop, at King of Prussia, Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m., $69.
Temple University Center City, 1515 Market St., 215-204-6946 (www.temple.edu/tucc). Introduction to Sushi: Level 1 (additional levels offered during following weeks), at Le Champignon, 124 Lombard St. Oct. 10, 4-7 p.m., $65; includes samples.
Trax Restaurant and Cafe, at the old Ambler Train Station, 27 W. Butler Pike, Ambler, 215-591-9777 (www. traxcafe.com). Holiday Cooking. Nov. 15, 7-9 p.m., $40; call the Lower Gwynedd Township building at 215-646-5302 to register.
Viking Cooking School, One Town Place, Suite 100, Bryn Mawr, 610-526-9020 (www.vikingcooking school.com). French Steakhouse class. Nov. 16, 6-9 p.m., $109; includes dinner.
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, 610-688-3553 (www.wayneart.org). Holiday Party Hors D'Oeuvres, Nov. 11, 6-8:30 p.m., $75; includes samples.
Wellness Community, Suzanne Morgan Center, Chamounix Drive, West Fairmount Park. 215-879-7733 (www.twcp.org). Free nutritional classes for those impacted by cancer. Advance registration required.
Whole Foods Markets, Monthly classes, schedule online,(www.wholefoods market.com, check under your local store).
Williams-Sonoma, www.williams-sonoma.com. Find class schedules on website's store location page. Free cooking technique classes offered Sundays, 11 a.m., through Dec. 5 at Williams-Sonoma at the Bellevue, Broad and Walnut Streets. Registration required at 215-545-7392.