Note: Registration for Culinary Workshops needs to be completed two weeks prior to class date.

Basic Knife Skills

Participants will learn the basic types of knife safety techniques using extensive hands-on practice in the kitchen to enhance the skills of food and beverage employees. New employees are taught proper knife usage, cleanliness in the workplace and basic cutting skills.

Learners will be able to: 

  • Identify the do’s and don’ts associated with the safe and efficient use of knives 
  • Learn knife identification and the importance of proper knife maintenance 
  • Learn the classical cuts that are necessary to maintain a job in a professional kitchen 
  • Match each cut with the correct knife to produce the best results 
  • Learn advanced preparation techniques of specific vegetables 
  • Expand their culinary terminology 

COOK-121 (3 hours) 
Cost: $39 

Section MW02: Mays Landing Campus 
Tuesday, March 5, 6-9 p.m.

Italian Classics

Discover the basic components of many Italian meals. Students will learn many fundamental recipes and classic techniques. Dishes include fried zucchini risotto with sun dried tomato alla Milanese, pork saltimbocca, clam and mussel steamer in wine sauce. 

COOK-105 (3 hours) 
Cost: $89 

Section MW01: Mays Landing Campus 
Tuesday, February 20, 6-9 p.m.

Spanish Tapas

Learn to prepare and enjoy amazing bite size meals that will be sure to spark up the conversation at the table. Take this delicious adventure and discover popular recipes from the Northern Basque region all the way to la Costa del Sol. Dished include Gambas al Ajillo (Sauteed shrimp in garlic served with grilled baguette wedges and Spanish Aioli), Regalitos de res (Braised beef fried in philo and served with roasted pepper), and Tortilla Espanola (Spanish potato and onion omelet). 

COOK-106 (3 hours) 
Cost: $89 

Section MW01: Mays Landing Campus 
Wednesday, January 24, 6-9 p.m. 

Section CW01: Cape May County Campus 
Tuesday, April 2, 6-9 p.m.

Food and Wine Pairings

Discover the perfect harmony between food and wine pairing. Learn to seamlessly enhance your meal with the perfect counterpart. 

COOK-115 (3 hours) 
Cost: $119 

Section MW01: Mays Landing Campus 
Friday, May 10, 6-9 p.m. 

Section CW01: Cape May County Campus 
Friday, April 5, 6-9 p.m.

Gourmet Cookies

Learn the art of gourmet cookie baking and build impressive cookie trays from scratch. We’ll utilize great tips and tricks to having fresh baked cookies any day of the week. Explore exotic ingredients like lavender, candied ginger, and cardamom for some of the most flavorful cookies on the block. 

BAKE-111 (3 hours) 
Cost: $89 

Section MW01: Mays Landing Campus 
Friday, March 15, 6-9 p.m.

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate!

Spend an evening like Willy Wonka discovering Brazilian truffles, classic chocolate mousse and the best brownies of your life. 

BAKE-140 (3 hours) 
Cost: $89 

Section MW01: Mays Landing Campus 
Friday, February 9, 6-9 p.m.

Cheesecakes and Beyond

Learn the fundamentals of making the perfect cheesecake, from the buttery graham cracker crust to the moist creamy filling. Students will make a variety of cheesecakes from classic to Greek baklava. 

BAKE- 122 (3 hours) 
Cost: $89 

Section MW01: Mays Landing Campus 
Friday, April 12, 6-9 p.m.

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Full payment must be made at the time of online registration via credit/debit card. Early registration is recommended to ensure a spot in your workshop, many courses fill quickly.
Still have questions? Contact us at or 609.343.5655.