Mar
27
Wed
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana

Michlelet Chana Culinary Arts Intensive Course

Kosher Cooking Concepts is teaming up with Michlelet Chana Chabad Academy, a new post-seminary school in Crown Heights which pairs Torah learning with vocational training.  We are excited to introduce a 15-week intensive culinary arts training course designed for Jewish women.

 

If you are serious about cooking either professionally or as a home-cook hero, this course is for you!  No prior experience is necessary.

Each Class will run approximately 3 hours.

 

Curriculum

 

1. Knife Skills and Kitchen Safety

This practical, hands-on session teaches proper knife techniques used in professional and home kitchens. Students will learn the appropriate knives to use for each purpose and how to chop, slice, etc. quickly, efficiently and safely and apply to different fruits and vegetables.  Safety topics such as proper handling and storage of food, temperatures, cross-contamination, and kitchen sanitation will be covered.  And we will make (and eat) some amazing salads!!

 

2. The Heat is on!

Sauté, roast, sear and fry your way to delicious meals.  Espresso rubbed rib roast sound good?  How about fresh and crispy fried chicken?  Let’s get going!

 

3. H2 Ohhhhhhh

Moist-heat cooking produces some of the most profound flavors and comforting textures with braises and stews. Class will cover:  Braising, Shallow poaching, blanching and Steaming.  Wait ’till you try the beer braised deckle!

 

4. Beyond Bagels and Lox

This class focuses on the techniques and ingredients used in morning meals. Class skills will include: egg cookery, crêpes, quiches, pancakes. Will also discuss balanced brunch menu plans.  The class will be at night but you’ll be ready to start the day!

 

5. Soups & Stocks

A good soup or stock should be well-balanced and full of flavor.  This class will give an overview of basic stock and soup making techniques: stocks, hearty soups, pureed soups, etc.  Students will also learn proper storage and presentation. When it’s cold outside, everyone loves hot soup!

 

6. Go Grain!

We all crave the carb.  This class will explore different varieties and cooking methods of grains and legumes.  Rice Pilaf, steamed quinoa, wheat berry salad, lentil stew, oven beans.

 

7. Baking 101

Baking basics such as proper measuring, baking ingredients and temperatures will be covered.  Students will learn basic pastry dough, pie making, shortcakes & biscuits.  Hope you have a sweet tooth!

 

8. Baking 102

Learn how to beat egg whites and then make meringues, sponge cakes and roulades.  Class will also cover melting chocolate and making fillings.  You will make the best kiddush in town!

 

9. Cake Decorating 

Decorating a cake is an art unto itself.  This class will cover basics such as frosting, piping, and basic fondant usage.

 

10. International Cuisine

Choose your own adventure!  The class will vote on which region they want to visit in the kitchen.  Will we cook Asian, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, or Indian?  Hint: they are all fantastic!   You will learn about staple herbs, spices and other native ingredients and cooking methods.  You won’t leave hungry from this class!

 

11. Hors D’oeuvres/Appetizers

Entertaining for a crowd?  This class will teach students how to prepare small appetizers and other starters, including preparation, presentation and balanced menu selections.

 

12. Pesach without Panic

Yes, it’s that time of year again.  Yes, they are all still coming over to eat.  Don’t freak out.  You will make delicious food, just like your Bubby did.  We’ll show you how.

 

13. Pasta Party

A dairy class on the best pastas: baked pastas to serve a crowd, homemade sauces, etc.

 

14. Challah and other breads

Handmade challah, whole grain bread rolls, focaccia, pizza.  Wholesome, carb-filled fun!

 

15. Graduation/Mock-simchah

Prepare and present a multi-course meal for your family members.  Let them share in all that you have learned this year!  Mazal Tov!

 

 

Price includes:

  • Chef’s knife
  • Paring knife
  • Utility knife
  • Large Cutting board
  • Aprons

 

Apr
3
Wed
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana

Michlelet Chana Culinary Arts Intensive Course

Kosher Cooking Concepts is teaming up with Michlelet Chana Chabad Academy, a new post-seminary school in Crown Heights which pairs Torah learning with vocational training.  We are excited to introduce a 15-week intensive culinary arts training course designed for Jewish women.

 

If you are serious about cooking either professionally or as a home-cook hero, this course is for you!  No prior experience is necessary.

Each Class will run approximately 3 hours.

 

Curriculum

 

1. Knife Skills and Kitchen Safety

This practical, hands-on session teaches proper knife techniques used in professional and home kitchens. Students will learn the appropriate knives to use for each purpose and how to chop, slice, etc. quickly, efficiently and safely and apply to different fruits and vegetables.  Safety topics such as proper handling and storage of food, temperatures, cross-contamination, and kitchen sanitation will be covered.  And we will make (and eat) some amazing salads!!

 

2. The Heat is on!

Sauté, roast, sear and fry your way to delicious meals.  Espresso rubbed rib roast sound good?  How about fresh and crispy fried chicken?  Let’s get going!

 

3. H2 Ohhhhhhh

Moist-heat cooking produces some of the most profound flavors and comforting textures with braises and stews. Class will cover:  Braising, Shallow poaching, blanching and Steaming.  Wait ’till you try the beer braised deckle!

 

4. Beyond Bagels and Lox

This class focuses on the techniques and ingredients used in morning meals. Class skills will include: egg cookery, crêpes, quiches, pancakes. Will also discuss balanced brunch menu plans.  The class will be at night but you’ll be ready to start the day!

 

5. Soups & Stocks

A good soup or stock should be well-balanced and full of flavor.  This class will give an overview of basic stock and soup making techniques: stocks, hearty soups, pureed soups, etc.  Students will also learn proper storage and presentation. When it’s cold outside, everyone loves hot soup!

 

6. Go Grain!

We all crave the carb.  This class will explore different varieties and cooking methods of grains and legumes.  Rice Pilaf, steamed quinoa, wheat berry salad, lentil stew, oven beans.

 

7. Baking 101

Baking basics such as proper measuring, baking ingredients and temperatures will be covered.  Students will learn basic pastry dough, pie making, shortcakes & biscuits.  Hope you have a sweet tooth!

 

8. Baking 102

Learn how to beat egg whites and then make meringues, sponge cakes and roulades.  Class will also cover melting chocolate and making fillings.  You will make the best kiddush in town!

 

9. Cake Decorating 

Decorating a cake is an art unto itself.  This class will cover basics such as frosting, piping, and basic fondant usage.

 

10. International Cuisine

Choose your own adventure!  The class will vote on which region they want to visit in the kitchen.  Will we cook Asian, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, or Indian?  Hint: they are all fantastic!   You will learn about staple herbs, spices and other native ingredients and cooking methods.  You won’t leave hungry from this class!

 

11. Hors D’oeuvres/Appetizers

Entertaining for a crowd?  This class will teach students how to prepare small appetizers and other starters, including preparation, presentation and balanced menu selections.

 

12. Pesach without Panic

Yes, it’s that time of year again.  Yes, they are all still coming over to eat.  Don’t freak out.  You will make delicious food, just like your Bubby did.  We’ll show you how.

 

13. Pasta Party

A dairy class on the best pastas: baked pastas to serve a crowd, homemade sauces, etc.

 

14. Challah and other breads

Handmade challah, whole grain bread rolls, focaccia, pizza.  Wholesome, carb-filled fun!

 

15. Graduation/Mock-simchah

Prepare and present a multi-course meal for your family members.  Let them share in all that you have learned this year!  Mazal Tov!

 

 

Price includes:

  • Chef’s knife
  • Paring knife
  • Utility knife
  • Large Cutting board
  • Aprons

 

Apr
10
Wed
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana

Michlelet Chana Culinary Arts Intensive Course

Kosher Cooking Concepts is teaming up with Michlelet Chana Chabad Academy, a new post-seminary school in Crown Heights which pairs Torah learning with vocational training.  We are excited to introduce a 15-week intensive culinary arts training course designed for Jewish women.

 

If you are serious about cooking either professionally or as a home-cook hero, this course is for you!  No prior experience is necessary.

Each Class will run approximately 3 hours.

 

Curriculum

 

1. Knife Skills and Kitchen Safety

This practical, hands-on session teaches proper knife techniques used in professional and home kitchens. Students will learn the appropriate knives to use for each purpose and how to chop, slice, etc. quickly, efficiently and safely and apply to different fruits and vegetables.  Safety topics such as proper handling and storage of food, temperatures, cross-contamination, and kitchen sanitation will be covered.  And we will make (and eat) some amazing salads!!

 

2. The Heat is on!

Sauté, roast, sear and fry your way to delicious meals.  Espresso rubbed rib roast sound good?  How about fresh and crispy fried chicken?  Let’s get going!

 

3. H2 Ohhhhhhh

Moist-heat cooking produces some of the most profound flavors and comforting textures with braises and stews. Class will cover:  Braising, Shallow poaching, blanching and Steaming.  Wait ’till you try the beer braised deckle!

 

4. Beyond Bagels and Lox

This class focuses on the techniques and ingredients used in morning meals. Class skills will include: egg cookery, crêpes, quiches, pancakes. Will also discuss balanced brunch menu plans.  The class will be at night but you’ll be ready to start the day!

 

5. Soups & Stocks

A good soup or stock should be well-balanced and full of flavor.  This class will give an overview of basic stock and soup making techniques: stocks, hearty soups, pureed soups, etc.  Students will also learn proper storage and presentation. When it’s cold outside, everyone loves hot soup!

 

6. Go Grain!

We all crave the carb.  This class will explore different varieties and cooking methods of grains and legumes.  Rice Pilaf, steamed quinoa, wheat berry salad, lentil stew, oven beans.

 

7. Baking 101

Baking basics such as proper measuring, baking ingredients and temperatures will be covered.  Students will learn basic pastry dough, pie making, shortcakes & biscuits.  Hope you have a sweet tooth!

 

8. Baking 102

Learn how to beat egg whites and then make meringues, sponge cakes and roulades.  Class will also cover melting chocolate and making fillings.  You will make the best kiddush in town!

 

9. Cake Decorating 

Decorating a cake is an art unto itself.  This class will cover basics such as frosting, piping, and basic fondant usage.

 

10. International Cuisine

Choose your own adventure!  The class will vote on which region they want to visit in the kitchen.  Will we cook Asian, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, or Indian?  Hint: they are all fantastic!   You will learn about staple herbs, spices and other native ingredients and cooking methods.  You won’t leave hungry from this class!

 

11. Hors D’oeuvres/Appetizers

Entertaining for a crowd?  This class will teach students how to prepare small appetizers and other starters, including preparation, presentation and balanced menu selections.

 

12. Pesach without Panic

Yes, it’s that time of year again.  Yes, they are all still coming over to eat.  Don’t freak out.  You will make delicious food, just like your Bubby did.  We’ll show you how.

 

13. Pasta Party

A dairy class on the best pastas: baked pastas to serve a crowd, homemade sauces, etc.

 

14. Challah and other breads

Handmade challah, whole grain bread rolls, focaccia, pizza.  Wholesome, carb-filled fun!

 

15. Graduation/Mock-simchah

Prepare and present a multi-course meal for your family members.  Let them share in all that you have learned this year!  Mazal Tov!

 

 

Price includes:

  • Chef’s knife
  • Paring knife
  • Utility knife
  • Large Cutting board
  • Aprons

 

Apr
17
Wed
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana

Michlelet Chana Culinary Arts Intensive Course

Kosher Cooking Concepts is teaming up with Michlelet Chana Chabad Academy, a new post-seminary school in Crown Heights which pairs Torah learning with vocational training.  We are excited to introduce a 15-week intensive culinary arts training course designed for Jewish women.

 

If you are serious about cooking either professionally or as a home-cook hero, this course is for you!  No prior experience is necessary.

Each Class will run approximately 3 hours.

 

Curriculum

 

1. Knife Skills and Kitchen Safety

This practical, hands-on session teaches proper knife techniques used in professional and home kitchens. Students will learn the appropriate knives to use for each purpose and how to chop, slice, etc. quickly, efficiently and safely and apply to different fruits and vegetables.  Safety topics such as proper handling and storage of food, temperatures, cross-contamination, and kitchen sanitation will be covered.  And we will make (and eat) some amazing salads!!

 

2. The Heat is on!

Sauté, roast, sear and fry your way to delicious meals.  Espresso rubbed rib roast sound good?  How about fresh and crispy fried chicken?  Let’s get going!

 

3. H2 Ohhhhhhh

Moist-heat cooking produces some of the most profound flavors and comforting textures with braises and stews. Class will cover:  Braising, Shallow poaching, blanching and Steaming.  Wait ’till you try the beer braised deckle!

 

4. Beyond Bagels and Lox

This class focuses on the techniques and ingredients used in morning meals. Class skills will include: egg cookery, crêpes, quiches, pancakes. Will also discuss balanced brunch menu plans.  The class will be at night but you’ll be ready to start the day!

 

5. Soups & Stocks

A good soup or stock should be well-balanced and full of flavor.  This class will give an overview of basic stock and soup making techniques: stocks, hearty soups, pureed soups, etc.  Students will also learn proper storage and presentation. When it’s cold outside, everyone loves hot soup!

 

6. Go Grain!

We all crave the carb.  This class will explore different varieties and cooking methods of grains and legumes.  Rice Pilaf, steamed quinoa, wheat berry salad, lentil stew, oven beans.

 

7. Baking 101

Baking basics such as proper measuring, baking ingredients and temperatures will be covered.  Students will learn basic pastry dough, pie making, shortcakes & biscuits.  Hope you have a sweet tooth!

 

8. Baking 102

Learn how to beat egg whites and then make meringues, sponge cakes and roulades.  Class will also cover melting chocolate and making fillings.  You will make the best kiddush in town!

 

9. Cake Decorating 

Decorating a cake is an art unto itself.  This class will cover basics such as frosting, piping, and basic fondant usage.

 

10. International Cuisine

Choose your own adventure!  The class will vote on which region they want to visit in the kitchen.  Will we cook Asian, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, or Indian?  Hint: they are all fantastic!   You will learn about staple herbs, spices and other native ingredients and cooking methods.  You won’t leave hungry from this class!

 

11. Hors D’oeuvres/Appetizers

Entertaining for a crowd?  This class will teach students how to prepare small appetizers and other starters, including preparation, presentation and balanced menu selections.

 

12. Pesach without Panic

Yes, it’s that time of year again.  Yes, they are all still coming over to eat.  Don’t freak out.  You will make delicious food, just like your Bubby did.  We’ll show you how.

 

13. Pasta Party

A dairy class on the best pastas: baked pastas to serve a crowd, homemade sauces, etc.

 

14. Challah and other breads

Handmade challah, whole grain bread rolls, focaccia, pizza.  Wholesome, carb-filled fun!

 

15. Graduation/Mock-simchah

Prepare and present a multi-course meal for your family members.  Let them share in all that you have learned this year!  Mazal Tov!

 

 

Price includes:

  • Chef’s knife
  • Paring knife
  • Utility knife
  • Large Cutting board
  • Aprons

 

Apr
24
Wed
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana

Michlelet Chana Culinary Arts Intensive Course

Kosher Cooking Concepts is teaming up with Michlelet Chana Chabad Academy, a new post-seminary school in Crown Heights which pairs Torah learning with vocational training.  We are excited to introduce a 15-week intensive culinary arts training course designed for Jewish women.

 

If you are serious about cooking either professionally or as a home-cook hero, this course is for you!  No prior experience is necessary.

Each Class will run approximately 3 hours.

 

Curriculum

 

1. Knife Skills and Kitchen Safety

This practical, hands-on session teaches proper knife techniques used in professional and home kitchens. Students will learn the appropriate knives to use for each purpose and how to chop, slice, etc. quickly, efficiently and safely and apply to different fruits and vegetables.  Safety topics such as proper handling and storage of food, temperatures, cross-contamination, and kitchen sanitation will be covered.  And we will make (and eat) some amazing salads!!

 

2. The Heat is on!

Sauté, roast, sear and fry your way to delicious meals.  Espresso rubbed rib roast sound good?  How about fresh and crispy fried chicken?  Let’s get going!

 

3. H2 Ohhhhhhh

Moist-heat cooking produces some of the most profound flavors and comforting textures with braises and stews. Class will cover:  Braising, Shallow poaching, blanching and Steaming.  Wait ’till you try the beer braised deckle!

 

4. Beyond Bagels and Lox

This class focuses on the techniques and ingredients used in morning meals. Class skills will include: egg cookery, crêpes, quiches, pancakes. Will also discuss balanced brunch menu plans.  The class will be at night but you’ll be ready to start the day!

 

5. Soups & Stocks

A good soup or stock should be well-balanced and full of flavor.  This class will give an overview of basic stock and soup making techniques: stocks, hearty soups, pureed soups, etc.  Students will also learn proper storage and presentation. When it’s cold outside, everyone loves hot soup!

 

6. Go Grain!

We all crave the carb.  This class will explore different varieties and cooking methods of grains and legumes.  Rice Pilaf, steamed quinoa, wheat berry salad, lentil stew, oven beans.

 

7. Baking 101

Baking basics such as proper measuring, baking ingredients and temperatures will be covered.  Students will learn basic pastry dough, pie making, shortcakes & biscuits.  Hope you have a sweet tooth!

 

8. Baking 102

Learn how to beat egg whites and then make meringues, sponge cakes and roulades.  Class will also cover melting chocolate and making fillings.  You will make the best kiddush in town!

 

9. Cake Decorating 

Decorating a cake is an art unto itself.  This class will cover basics such as frosting, piping, and basic fondant usage.

 

10. International Cuisine

Choose your own adventure!  The class will vote on which region they want to visit in the kitchen.  Will we cook Asian, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, or Indian?  Hint: they are all fantastic!   You will learn about staple herbs, spices and other native ingredients and cooking methods.  You won’t leave hungry from this class!

 

11. Hors D’oeuvres/Appetizers

Entertaining for a crowd?  This class will teach students how to prepare small appetizers and other starters, including preparation, presentation and balanced menu selections.

 

12. Pesach without Panic

Yes, it’s that time of year again.  Yes, they are all still coming over to eat.  Don’t freak out.  You will make delicious food, just like your Bubby did.  We’ll show you how.

 

13. Pasta Party

A dairy class on the best pastas: baked pastas to serve a crowd, homemade sauces, etc.

 

14. Challah and other breads

Handmade challah, whole grain bread rolls, focaccia, pizza.  Wholesome, carb-filled fun!

 

15. Graduation/Mock-simchah

Prepare and present a multi-course meal for your family members.  Let them share in all that you have learned this year!  Mazal Tov!

 

 

Price includes:

  • Chef’s knife
  • Paring knife
  • Utility knife
  • Large Cutting board
  • Aprons

 

May
1
Wed
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana

Michlelet Chana Culinary Arts Intensive Course

Kosher Cooking Concepts is teaming up with Michlelet Chana Chabad Academy, a new post-seminary school in Crown Heights which pairs Torah learning with vocational training.  We are excited to introduce a 15-week intensive culinary arts training course designed for Jewish women.

 

If you are serious about cooking either professionally or as a home-cook hero, this course is for you!  No prior experience is necessary.

Each Class will run approximately 3 hours.

 

Curriculum

 

1. Knife Skills and Kitchen Safety

This practical, hands-on session teaches proper knife techniques used in professional and home kitchens. Students will learn the appropriate knives to use for each purpose and how to chop, slice, etc. quickly, efficiently and safely and apply to different fruits and vegetables.  Safety topics such as proper handling and storage of food, temperatures, cross-contamination, and kitchen sanitation will be covered.  And we will make (and eat) some amazing salads!!

 

2. The Heat is on!

Sauté, roast, sear and fry your way to delicious meals.  Espresso rubbed rib roast sound good?  How about fresh and crispy fried chicken?  Let’s get going!

 

3. H2 Ohhhhhhh

Moist-heat cooking produces some of the most profound flavors and comforting textures with braises and stews. Class will cover:  Braising, Shallow poaching, blanching and Steaming.  Wait ’till you try the beer braised deckle!

 

4. Beyond Bagels and Lox

This class focuses on the techniques and ingredients used in morning meals. Class skills will include: egg cookery, crêpes, quiches, pancakes. Will also discuss balanced brunch menu plans.  The class will be at night but you’ll be ready to start the day!

 

5. Soups & Stocks

A good soup or stock should be well-balanced and full of flavor.  This class will give an overview of basic stock and soup making techniques: stocks, hearty soups, pureed soups, etc.  Students will also learn proper storage and presentation. When it’s cold outside, everyone loves hot soup!

 

6. Go Grain!

We all crave the carb.  This class will explore different varieties and cooking methods of grains and legumes.  Rice Pilaf, steamed quinoa, wheat berry salad, lentil stew, oven beans.

 

7. Baking 101

Baking basics such as proper measuring, baking ingredients and temperatures will be covered.  Students will learn basic pastry dough, pie making, shortcakes & biscuits.  Hope you have a sweet tooth!

 

8. Baking 102

Learn how to beat egg whites and then make meringues, sponge cakes and roulades.  Class will also cover melting chocolate and making fillings.  You will make the best kiddush in town!

 

9. Cake Decorating 

Decorating a cake is an art unto itself.  This class will cover basics such as frosting, piping, and basic fondant usage.

 

10. International Cuisine

Choose your own adventure!  The class will vote on which region they want to visit in the kitchen.  Will we cook Asian, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, or Indian?  Hint: they are all fantastic!   You will learn about staple herbs, spices and other native ingredients and cooking methods.  You won’t leave hungry from this class!

 

11. Hors D’oeuvres/Appetizers

Entertaining for a crowd?  This class will teach students how to prepare small appetizers and other starters, including preparation, presentation and balanced menu selections.

 

12. Pesach without Panic

Yes, it’s that time of year again.  Yes, they are all still coming over to eat.  Don’t freak out.  You will make delicious food, just like your Bubby did.  We’ll show you how.

 

13. Pasta Party

A dairy class on the best pastas: baked pastas to serve a crowd, homemade sauces, etc.

 

14. Challah and other breads

Handmade challah, whole grain bread rolls, focaccia, pizza.  Wholesome, carb-filled fun!

 

15. Graduation/Mock-simchah

Prepare and present a multi-course meal for your family members.  Let them share in all that you have learned this year!  Mazal Tov!

 

 

Price includes:

  • Chef’s knife
  • Paring knife
  • Utility knife
  • Large Cutting board
  • Aprons

 

May
8
Wed
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana

Michlelet Chana Culinary Arts Intensive Course

Kosher Cooking Concepts is teaming up with Michlelet Chana Chabad Academy, a new post-seminary school in Crown Heights which pairs Torah learning with vocational training.  We are excited to introduce a 15-week intensive culinary arts training course designed for Jewish women.

 

If you are serious about cooking either professionally or as a home-cook hero, this course is for you!  No prior experience is necessary.

Each Class will run approximately 3 hours.

 

Curriculum

 

1. Knife Skills and Kitchen Safety

This practical, hands-on session teaches proper knife techniques used in professional and home kitchens. Students will learn the appropriate knives to use for each purpose and how to chop, slice, etc. quickly, efficiently and safely and apply to different fruits and vegetables.  Safety topics such as proper handling and storage of food, temperatures, cross-contamination, and kitchen sanitation will be covered.  And we will make (and eat) some amazing salads!!

 

2. The Heat is on!

Sauté, roast, sear and fry your way to delicious meals.  Espresso rubbed rib roast sound good?  How about fresh and crispy fried chicken?  Let’s get going!

 

3. H2 Ohhhhhhh

Moist-heat cooking produces some of the most profound flavors and comforting textures with braises and stews. Class will cover:  Braising, Shallow poaching, blanching and Steaming.  Wait ’till you try the beer braised deckle!

 

4. Beyond Bagels and Lox

This class focuses on the techniques and ingredients used in morning meals. Class skills will include: egg cookery, crêpes, quiches, pancakes. Will also discuss balanced brunch menu plans.  The class will be at night but you’ll be ready to start the day!

 

5. Soups & Stocks

A good soup or stock should be well-balanced and full of flavor.  This class will give an overview of basic stock and soup making techniques: stocks, hearty soups, pureed soups, etc.  Students will also learn proper storage and presentation. When it’s cold outside, everyone loves hot soup!

 

6. Go Grain!

We all crave the carb.  This class will explore different varieties and cooking methods of grains and legumes.  Rice Pilaf, steamed quinoa, wheat berry salad, lentil stew, oven beans.

 

7. Baking 101

Baking basics such as proper measuring, baking ingredients and temperatures will be covered.  Students will learn basic pastry dough, pie making, shortcakes & biscuits.  Hope you have a sweet tooth!

 

8. Baking 102

Learn how to beat egg whites and then make meringues, sponge cakes and roulades.  Class will also cover melting chocolate and making fillings.  You will make the best kiddush in town!

 

9. Cake Decorating 

Decorating a cake is an art unto itself.  This class will cover basics such as frosting, piping, and basic fondant usage.

 

10. International Cuisine

Choose your own adventure!  The class will vote on which region they want to visit in the kitchen.  Will we cook Asian, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, or Indian?  Hint: they are all fantastic!   You will learn about staple herbs, spices and other native ingredients and cooking methods.  You won’t leave hungry from this class!

 

11. Hors D’oeuvres/Appetizers

Entertaining for a crowd?  This class will teach students how to prepare small appetizers and other starters, including preparation, presentation and balanced menu selections.

 

12. Pesach without Panic

Yes, it’s that time of year again.  Yes, they are all still coming over to eat.  Don’t freak out.  You will make delicious food, just like your Bubby did.  We’ll show you how.

 

13. Pasta Party

A dairy class on the best pastas: baked pastas to serve a crowd, homemade sauces, etc.

 

14. Challah and other breads

Handmade challah, whole grain bread rolls, focaccia, pizza.  Wholesome, carb-filled fun!

 

15. Graduation/Mock-simchah

Prepare and present a multi-course meal for your family members.  Let them share in all that you have learned this year!  Mazal Tov!

 

 

Price includes:

  • Chef’s knife
  • Paring knife
  • Utility knife
  • Large Cutting board
  • Aprons

 

May
15
Wed
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Culinary Arts Intensive @ Michlelet Chana @ Michlelet Chana

Michlelet Chana Culinary Arts Intensive Course

Kosher Cooking Concepts is teaming up with Michlelet Chana Chabad Academy, a new post-seminary school in Crown Heights which pairs Torah learning with vocational training.  We are excited to introduce a 15-week intensive culinary arts training course designed for Jewish women.

 

If you are serious about cooking either professionally or as a home-cook hero, this course is for you!  No prior experience is necessary.

Each Class will run approximately 3 hours.

 

Curriculum

 

1. Knife Skills and Kitchen Safety

This practical, hands-on session teaches proper knife techniques used in professional and home kitchens. Students will learn the appropriate knives to use for each purpose and how to chop, slice, etc. quickly, efficiently and safely and apply to different fruits and vegetables.  Safety topics such as proper handling and storage of food, temperatures, cross-contamination, and kitchen sanitation will be covered.  And we will make (and eat) some amazing salads!!

 

2. The Heat is on!

Sauté, roast, sear and fry your way to delicious meals.  Espresso rubbed rib roast sound good?  How about fresh and crispy fried chicken?  Let’s get going!

 

3. H2 Ohhhhhhh

Moist-heat cooking produces some of the most profound flavors and comforting textures with braises and stews. Class will cover:  Braising, Shallow poaching, blanching and Steaming.  Wait ’till you try the beer braised deckle!

 

4. Beyond Bagels and Lox

This class focuses on the techniques and ingredients used in morning meals. Class skills will include: egg cookery, crêpes, quiches, pancakes. Will also discuss balanced brunch menu plans.  The class will be at night but you’ll be ready to start the day!

 

5. Soups & Stocks

A good soup or stock should be well-balanced and full of flavor.  This class will give an overview of basic stock and soup making techniques: stocks, hearty soups, pureed soups, etc.  Students will also learn proper storage and presentation. When it’s cold outside, everyone loves hot soup!

 

6. Go Grain!

We all crave the carb.  This class will explore different varieties and cooking methods of grains and legumes.  Rice Pilaf, steamed quinoa, wheat berry salad, lentil stew, oven beans.

 

7. Baking 101

Baking basics such as proper measuring, baking ingredients and temperatures will be covered.  Students will learn basic pastry dough, pie making, shortcakes & biscuits.  Hope you have a sweet tooth!

 

8. Baking 102

Learn how to beat egg whites and then make meringues, sponge cakes and roulades.  Class will also cover melting chocolate and making fillings.  You will make the best kiddush in town!

 

9. Cake Decorating 

Decorating a cake is an art unto itself.  This class will cover basics such as frosting, piping, and basic fondant usage.

 

10. International Cuisine

Choose your own adventure!  The class will vote on which region they want to visit in the kitchen.  Will we cook Asian, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, or Indian?  Hint: they are all fantastic!   You will learn about staple herbs, spices and other native ingredients and cooking methods.  You won’t leave hungry from this class!

 

11. Hors D’oeuvres/Appetizers

Entertaining for a crowd?  This class will teach students how to prepare small appetizers and other starters, including preparation, presentation and balanced menu selections.

 

12. Pesach without Panic

Yes, it’s that time of year again.  Yes, they are all still coming over to eat.  Don’t freak out.  You will make delicious food, just like your Bubby did.  We’ll show you how.

 

13. Pasta Party

A dairy class on the best pastas: baked pastas to serve a crowd, homemade sauces, etc.

 

14. Challah and other breads

Handmade challah, whole grain bread rolls, focaccia, pizza.  Wholesome, carb-filled fun!

 

15. Graduation/Mock-simchah

Prepare and present a multi-course meal for your family members.  Let them share in all that you have learned this year!  Mazal Tov!

 

 

Price includes:

  • Chef’s knife
  • Paring knife
  • Utility knife
  • Large Cutting board
  • Aprons

 

Jul
15
Mon
Cooking Camp Intensive for Girls
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Girls Mini-Cooking Camp

 

kids

1 week of fun in the kitchen.

Open to girls ages 11-13.

 
Have a great time while learning basic cooking and baking skills.  Whether you are new to the kitchen or cooking is totally your thing, this course will teach you to become a more independent and confident young cook.  And yeah, we will eat lots of yummy food, too!
 
Class Topics
  • Sushi Making: Everyone loves to eat Sushi but not many know how the secret art to making it.   Turns out it’s not just tasty, it’s also super fun and challenging! This class will show you how to choose the right ingredients and the correct methods for turning out your own sushi at home.   Bring home your own rolling mat and roll your way to a great time!

  • Brunch:  They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we’ll show you how to pull it off in style! Learn to make your own “egg-cellent” omelets and quiches, stuffed french toast,  pancakes and parfaits.  Design your own brunch buffet and give it your own special touch!

  • Cookie Factory:  Who doesn’t like a good cookie?  No matter what the mood or occasion, cookies always hit the spot.  This workshop begins with basic drop cookies and then graduates to rich filled thumbprints, delicate sandwich cookies and whoopie pies.   Whether you like chewy or crunchy, this class is for all cookie lovers!

  • Pizza & Pasta: Kids live on pizza!  But do they know how to make it themselves?  There is nothing like the smell of a fresh, bubbly pizza, coming our of your own oven.  Learn to make homemade dough, roll ’em, stretch ’em, top ’em and bake ’em.  What about pasta?  Learn the secrets to making classic pasta favorites: mac n’ cheese balls, lasagna with homemade tomato sauce, linguine with garlic sauce.  Promise it will be better than from the box!

  • Salad Party:  It can be delicious to be healthy.  Choosing the freshest ingredients and the right mix of flavors makes all the difference.  In this class, we will prepare some fancy and tasty salads and dressings and learn how to beautifully plate them for that WOW factor!

  • Chopped!: finish off the course with an exciting and challenging Chopped style competition.  Based on the popular TV show, you will compete against your friends, secret basket and all!  Who will win the big prize, and whose dish will be on the chopping block?

 

Space is limited, so contact me to signup now!

 

 

Jul
16
Tue
Cooking Camp Intensive for Girls
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Girls Mini-Cooking Camp

 

kids

1 week of fun in the kitchen.

Open to girls ages 11-13.

 
Have a great time while learning basic cooking and baking skills.  Whether you are new to the kitchen or cooking is totally your thing, this course will teach you to become a more independent and confident young cook.  And yeah, we will eat lots of yummy food, too!
 
Class Topics
  • Sushi Making: Everyone loves to eat Sushi but not many know how the secret art to making it.   Turns out it’s not just tasty, it’s also super fun and challenging! This class will show you how to choose the right ingredients and the correct methods for turning out your own sushi at home.   Bring home your own rolling mat and roll your way to a great time!

  • Brunch:  They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we’ll show you how to pull it off in style! Learn to make your own “egg-cellent” omelets and quiches, stuffed french toast,  pancakes and parfaits.  Design your own brunch buffet and give it your own special touch!

  • Cookie Factory:  Who doesn’t like a good cookie?  No matter what the mood or occasion, cookies always hit the spot.  This workshop begins with basic drop cookies and then graduates to rich filled thumbprints, delicate sandwich cookies and whoopie pies.   Whether you like chewy or crunchy, this class is for all cookie lovers!

  • Pizza & Pasta: Kids live on pizza!  But do they know how to make it themselves?  There is nothing like the smell of a fresh, bubbly pizza, coming our of your own oven.  Learn to make homemade dough, roll ’em, stretch ’em, top ’em and bake ’em.  What about pasta?  Learn the secrets to making classic pasta favorites: mac n’ cheese balls, lasagna with homemade tomato sauce, linguine with garlic sauce.  Promise it will be better than from the box!

  • Salad Party:  It can be delicious to be healthy.  Choosing the freshest ingredients and the right mix of flavors makes all the difference.  In this class, we will prepare some fancy and tasty salads and dressings and learn how to beautifully plate them for that WOW factor!

  • Chopped!: finish off the course with an exciting and challenging Chopped style competition.  Based on the popular TV show, you will compete against your friends, secret basket and all!  Who will win the big prize, and whose dish will be on the chopping block?

 

Space is limited, so contact me to signup now!