Adult Classes

  • Meals in 15 Minutes or Less: German-Inspired

    No longer available Saturday, February 4, 2023 3 pm - 5:30 pm Ages 18 and up Do you have hungry mouths to feed when you get home after a long day at work, but you're faced with the dilemma whether to order takeout, do delivery, prepare ready-to-eat meals or make something from scratch? You're not alone! We're all busier than ever these days! Join Josefa "Josie" Wells for a series of "Meals in 15 Minutes or Less" where she'll demonstrate how to make simple, yet healthy & delicious, ethnic-inspired dinners to feed you & your loved ones, leaving you more quality time to spend with them & yourself. This time around Josie shares German-inspired dishes like sweet Italian sausage links (minimally processed) with a flavorful & naturally fermented sauerkraut with apples (rich in probiotics) and steamed butter potatoes. She'll serve these with ginger beer (non-alcoholic), a tasty & refreshing drink. Come learn how simple it can be to prepare this 15-minute meal and discover the importance of probiotics for digestion & overall good health. Are you ready to start exploring? Your tastebuds & well-being will thank you! Please Note: The class fee is per person.

  • All You Need is Love (and Cookies)

    Friday, February 10, 2023 6 pm - 9 pm Ages 18 and up $10 supply fee (cash due to instructor the night of class) Love is in the air at The Gifted Kitchen! Please join us for a fun evening of cookie decorating! This class is designed for a beginner who wants to learn the basics of cookie decorating with royal icing. Lisa Yakovich, a cookier with over ten years of experience, will guide you through every step. You will get five (plus extras) cookies to decorate, all in a Valentine’s Day theme. Everything will be provided: cookies, icing, decorations, tools, examples to see and taste, printed recipes, and cute white bakery boxes to take your creations home. We always have a lot of fun, and you will surprise yourself with how beautiful your cookies will look. Adults and children twelve and over (with paid adults) are welcome. Please Note: The class fee is per person.

  • Meals in 15 Minutes or Less: Mexican-Inspired

    Saturday, February 11, 2023 3 pm - 5:30 pm Ages 18 and up This time around Josefa "Josie" Wells shares with you a Mexican inspired meal "Caldo de Pollo" consisting of delicious chicken & steamed veggies such as celery, carrots & squash prepared in a slightly spicy broth then topped with fresh cilantro & green onions. Served with corn tortillas or a special artisan bread, this meal is so simple, yet so satisfying! Josie was inspired to teach cooking classes when she saw "people idling in their cars at fast food chains for longer that it takes to prepare a delicious meal at home in 15 minutes or less with healthier benefits." With her background in natural medicine & nutrition, Josie has much to share with you! Won't you join her in our teaching kitchen and let her inspire you! Please Note: The class fee is per person.

  • Cupid's Foods...Because Love Begins in the Kitchen

    Tuesday, February 14, 2023 @ 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Adults only 18 an up Please join Chef Vanessa and Larry (her date) for an extra special date night with the extra special person in your life. This Valentine's Day make your reservations right here and get ready to create the perfect five-course meal featuring: Captivating Caprese starters, Savory Potato Galette, Saucy Cranberry Studded Chicken, and the final arrow from Cupid's quiver, The Love'ly Linzer. Together we will practice designer plating, table setting and much more! Space is limited, so don't miss this fun-filled evening. It's sure to create memories (and skills) that will last a lifetime! Please Note: The class fee is per person.

  • Fond of Fondue

    Friday, March 24, 2023 @ 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Adults only 18 an up There are two things most folks love-cheese & chocolate. If you're considering a unique & different way to entertain family & friends, look no further! Fondue is an incredibly fun party idea that's social & interactive, romantic & cozy!  Join Chef Cathie in our state-of-the-art kitchen where she'll take you through a 3-course "dip dinner" and teach you how to create cheese, meat & chocolate fondues and prepare the perfect accompaniments for dipping. This ultimate fondue party is about the delicious food and even more about spending time together! Bring your date and favorite beverage for an unforgettable evening of "stirring the pot." National Cheese Fondue Day is April 11th, so gather with us to celebrate and learn to throw the most memorable & mouthwatering fondue party in 2023! Nothing tastier than melted goodness! Please Note: The class fee is per person.

  • Date Night: The Thai Table

    Friday, April 21, 2023 @ 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Adults only 18 an up Join Chef Cathie Groesbeck for a fun night of creating & learning in our state-of-the-art commercial kitchen! Cathie will take you through a treasured culinary experience with delicious Thai inspired dishes. Menu includes: shrimp cakes with chili-lime cream sauce, chicken pad Thai, somtum salad, spring rolls with peanut sauce, and roti for dessert. Make it a memorable date night with your partner cooking & dining together and enjoying scrumptious Thai cuisine! Please Note: The class fee is per person.