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Expand your knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes at ACE! Are you known for your dinner parties, or would you like to be? Or are you looking to add a little variety to your recipes? If so, our cooking classes are for you. Learn new cuisines in fun and delicious lessons. Increase your culinary abilities to spice up your menus. Our instructors are helpful and fun. Some classes are hands-on, while others are demonstrations – but they all include eating! Bon appétit!

For course description, click on the course title below. Hover on instructor name for biography.

 
Homemade Italian Cheeses: Mozzarella & Ricotta (Hands-On)
Item: CUTD1001 Patricia Dickerson
Day of the Week: W     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 4/24/2024-4/24/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
Please bring a chef’s knife and cutting board to class.
Recipes are subject to change.
 

Homemade Italian Cheeses: Mozzarella & Ricotta (Hands-On)
Item: CUTD1002 Patricia Dickerson
Day of the Week: Sa     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 5/18/2024-5/18/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  
ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
 

Homemade Pasta & Sauces (Demo & Hands-On)
Item: CUTD1005 Patricia Dickerson
Day of the Week: W     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 6/12/2024-6/12/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
Please bring a chef’s knife and cutting board to class.
Recipes are subject to change.

 

Global Cuisine: Chinese Cooking (Hands-On)
Item: CUR1001 Robin Rosen, Harrison Paparatto
Day of the Week: F     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 4/26/2024-4/26/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM  

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
Please bring a chef’s knife and cutting board to class.
Recipes are subject to change.

Vegetable Fried Rice

 

Taco Party (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1013 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: Tu     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 4/30/2024-4/30/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

We will prepare Fresh pico de gallo, Homemade guacamole, Charred cauliflower tacos with romesco salsa, Chorizo and potato tacos, and Chicken taco soup.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
Please bring a chef’s knife and cutting board to class.
Recipes are subject to change.

 

Basic Knife Skills (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1011 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: Sa     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 5/4/2024-5/4/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

Bring a chef's knife (also known as a French or cook's knife), a paring knife, and favorite cutting board. If you do not have your own, we will supply a knife and cutting board.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

Recipes subject to change without notice.

 

Basic Knife Skills (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1012 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: Tu     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 7/16/2024-7/16/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM  

Bring a chef's knife (also known as a French or cook's knife), a paring knife, and favorite cutting board. If you do not have your own, we will supply a knife and cutting board.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

Recipes subject to change without notice.

 

Italian Seafood Dinner Party (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1022 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: M     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 5/6/2024-5/6/2024      Fee: $59.00
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM  

We will prepare:

Zuppa di Pesce

Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Baked Cod

Fried Artichokes with Lemon Aioli and Marinara Dipping Sauce

Parmesan and Asiago Cheese Garlic Bread

Cacio e Pepe

Garlicky Broccolini

 

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
Please bring a chef’s knife and cutting board to class.
Recipes are subject to change.

 

 

A Taste of Tuscany (Demo & Hands-On)
Item: CUTD1003 Patricia Dickerson
Day of the Week: W     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 5/8/2024-5/8/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
Please bring a cutting board and knife to class.
Recipes subject to change without notice.
In this class, you will prepare:
- Cannellini Crostinis
- Pasta two or three ways - Salsa di Pomodoro, Al Limone or Cacio e Pepe 
- Tiramisu

 

Happy Hour Small Bites (Demo & Hands-On)
Item: CUTD1004 Patricia Dickerson
Day of the Week: Tu     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 5/14/2024-5/14/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

You will prepare Tomato Bruschetta With Toasted Crostinis, Asparagus "Cigarettes", Swedish Meatballs, and Stuffed Romaine with Cannellini Salad.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

Please Bring a knife & cutting board.

Recipes may change without notice.

 

Cooking for 1 or 2 (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1023 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: Th     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 5/16/2024-5/16/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

Please bring a cutting board and knife to class.

Recipes subject to change without notice.

 

Cooking for 1 or 2 (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1024 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: Tu     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 9/10/2024-9/10/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

Please bring a cutting board and knife to class.

Recipes subject to change without notice.

 

Chicken, Chicken, Chicken (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1025 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: W     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 5/22/2024-5/22/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

Please bring a cutting board and knife to class.

Recipes subject to change without notice.

 

Chicken, Chicken, Chicken (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1026 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: W     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 9/18/2024-9/18/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

Please bring a cutting board and knife to class.

Recipes subject to change without notice.

 

Tapas Party (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1015 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: F     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 5/24/2024-5/24/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
Please bring a chef’s knife and cutting board to class.
Recipes are subject to change.

 

Tapas Party (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1017 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: Th     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 8/15/2024-8/15/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.
Please bring a chef’s knife and cutting board to class.
Recipes are subject to change.

 

Appetizers Galore (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1016 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: W     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 5/29/2024-5/29/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM  

We will prepare Cauliflower toast with prosciutto and mascarpone, Cranberry brie pull apart bread, Mock shrimp ceviche with corn chips and Pasta wrapped hot Thai meatballs with mint and cilantro dipping sauce.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

Please bring a chef’s knife and cutting board to class.

Recipes are subject to change without notice.

 

Fun With Phyllo (Demo & Hands-On)
Item: CUR1011 Robin Rosen
Day of the Week: F     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 5/31/2024-5/31/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM  

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

Please bring a cutting board and knife to class.

Recipes subject to change without notice.

 

Sicilian Cooking 1 (Hands-On)
Item: CUTD1006 Patricia Dickerson
Day of the Week: W     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 6/5/2024-6/5/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

You will make Caponata, Spaghetti with Pistachio Cream Sauce, Eggplant Rollatini, Marinara Sauce and Deconstructed Cannoli

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

Please bring a knife and a cutting board to class.

Recipes are subject to change.

 

Main Dish Salads (Hands-On)
Item: CUG1001 Michelle Goggins
Day of the Week: W     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 6/19/2024-6/19/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM  

This is a hands-on cooking class. Please bring a chef’s knife and a cutting board to class.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE. 

Recipes are subject to change.

 

Global Cuisine: French Cooking (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1027 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: W     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 7/10/2024-7/10/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE. 

Recipes may change without notice.

Please bring a knife and cutting board to class.

 

Global Cuisine: Japanese Cooking (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1021 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: Tu     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 7/23/2024-7/23/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

We will prepare Miso soup, Tonkatsu (crunch chicken cutlet) with cucumber salad, Sushi rice, and Yakisoba (Japanese stir fry noodles).

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

Please bring a chef’s knife and cutting board to class.

Recipes are subject to change.

 

Italian Dinner Party (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1019 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: Tu     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 8/13/2024-8/13/2024      Fee: $59.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

We will prepare Marinated Antipasto Salad, Ciambotta, Fried Artichokes with Lemon Aiolo, Pasta with Sausage Ragu, and Chocolate Hazelnut Biscotti

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

Please bring a chef’s knife and cutting board to class.

Recipes are subject to change.

 

Global Cuisine: Thai Cooking (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1014 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: F     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 5/10/2024-5/10/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

We will prepare Pad thai, Larb gai ( chicken in lettuce wrap), Pork satay with peanut sauce, and Veggie Thai curry soup

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

This is a hands-on cooking class. Please bring a chef’s knife and a cutting board to class.

Recipes are subject to change.

 

Global Cuisine: Thai Cooking (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1018 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: W     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 8/21/2024-8/21/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  

We will prepare Pad thai, Larb gai ( chicken in a lettuce wrap), Pork satay with peanut sauce, and Veggie Thai curry soup.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

This is a hands-on cooking class. Please bring a chef’s knife and a cutting board to class.

Recipes are subject to change.

 

Global Cuisine: Indian Cooking (Hands-On)
Item: CUL1020 Lisa Osterlindh
Day of the Week: Tu     STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Dates: 8/27/2024-8/27/2024      Fee: $55.00
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM  

We will prepare Chana masala (chickpea curry), Chicken tikka masala, Palek paneer (spinach with cheese), and Spiced basmati rice.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

Please bring a chef’s knife and cutting board to class.

Recipes are subject to change.

 

Register early to avoid disappointment, as classes will fill up quickly!

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