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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.
 
Introduction to Plant Based Lifestyle (not a cooking demo)
Item: CUV1000 Heidi Schild
M   10/17/2022 - 10/17/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM       Fee: $35.00

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

 

Grilled Cheese - Taking It To the Next Level (Hands-On)
Item: CUSL1001 Sheree LaPlante
F   10/21/2022 - 10/21/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM       Fee: $45.00

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

 

Fish, Fish, Fish (Hands-On)
Item: CUF1001 Michelle Goggins
Sa 10/22/2022 - 10/22/2022 

 

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

 

 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Fee: $45.00

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest, we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

Fish, Fish, Fish (Hands-On)
Item: CUF1002 Michelle Goggins
Sa 10/29/2022 - 10/29/2022 

 

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

 

 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Fee: $45.00

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest, we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

Quick & Easy Soups (Demo & Hands-On)
Item: CUSL1003 Sheree LaPlante
F   11/4/2022 - 11/4/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM       Fee: $49.00
 

Sushi Party (Hands-On)
Item: CUSU1006 Robin Rosen
Sa   11/5/2022 - 11/5/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM       Fee: $39.00

      ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.  

 

 

Plant Based Breakfasts (Demo)
Item: CUV1002 Heidi Schild
M   11/7/2022 - 11/7/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM       Fee: $45.00

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

 

Happy Hour Small Bites (Demo & Hands-On)
Item: CUTD1001 Patricia Dickerson
11/9/2022 - 11/9/2022 

 

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

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

 

 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fee: $49.00

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest, we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

Basic Knife Skills (Hands-On)
Item: CUTD1002 Patricia Dickerson
Sa 11/12/2022 - 11/12/2022 


This is a HANDS-ON style class.
Materials: 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

 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Fee: $49.00

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest, we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

Sicilian Cooking (Hands-On)
Item: CUTD1003 Patricia Dickerson
11/16/2022 - 11/16/2022 

 

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

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fee: $49.00

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest, we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

Keto Baking (Demo)
Item: CUSL1002 Sheree LaPlante
F   11/18/2022 - 11/18/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM       Fee: $49.00

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

 

Holiday Cookie Fun (Demo & Hands-On)
Item: CUCF1001 Robin Rosen
Sa 11/19/2022 - 11/19/2022 

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Fee: $45.00

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest, we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

Plant Based Asian Cooking (Demo & Hands-On)
Item: CUV1001 Heidi Schild
11/28/2022 - 11/28/2022 

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Fee: $45.00

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest, we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

Hors d'Oeuvres (Demo & Hands-On)
Item: CUTD1004 Patricia Dickerson
W   11/30/2022 - 11/30/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM       Fee: $49.00

 

In this cooking class, you will prepare Proscuitto Palmiers, Blackened Pork Tenderloin Crostinis, Lemon-Pepper Shrimp Lollipops and Rosemary Pecans.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

 

 

Holiday Entertaining Ideas (Hands-On)
Item: CUHE1001 Michelle Goggins
Sa 12/3/2022 - 12/3/2022 

 

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

Let’s get ready for the holidays! The class and I will make (and eat!) easy holiday recipes that can be prepared ahead and brought out just when the guests ring the doorbell. Working in groups of three, we will prepare: Hot Pecan Dip, Portabella Steak Sandwiches with Gorgonzola Butter, Spinach Feta Bites, Chocolate Truffles (and more!). This is a participation class: Please bring a chef's knife and cutting board to class.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Fee: $45.00

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest, we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

Chocolate Candy 101 (Hands-On)
Item: CUTD1005 Patricia Dickerson
Sa 12/10/2022 - 12/10/2022 

 

You will make Peanut Butter Cups, Coconut Balls, Peppermint Bark and Traditional Truffles.

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

 

 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Fee: $49.00

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest, we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

Plant Based "Under the Sea" Cooking Class (Demo & Hands-On)
Item: CUV1003 Heidi Schild
M   12/12/2022 - 12/12/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM       Fee: $45.00

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

 

Italian Christmas Cooking (Hands-On)
Item: CUTD1006 Patricia Dickerson
W   12/14/2022 - 12/14/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM       Fee: $49.00

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

You will make Caprese Wreath, Italian Green Beans with Cauliflower & Cherry Tomatoes, Manicotti and Esquela-Italian Christmas Cookies

 

Italian Conversation & Cuisine (Cooking Demo & Tasting)
Item: CUFL1002 Patricia Novak, Patricia Dickerson
Th   12/1/2022 - 12/1/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM       Fee: $45.00

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

 

Spanish Conversation & Cuisine (Cooking Demo & Tasting)
Item: CUFL1003 Patricia Dickerson, Lizbeth Viera
W   12/7/2022 - 12/7/2022  STC Sarasota Bldg 3 Rm 3-216
Sessions: 1 Location: 4748 Beneva Rd Sarasota, FL 34233
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM       Fee: $45.00

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

 

French Conversation & Cuisine (Cooking Demo & Tasting)
Item: CUFL1001 Alison C. Tanner, Patricia Dickerson
12/5/2022 - 12/5/2022 

ONE DAY CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE

 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Fee: $45.00

This class section is full. Click the Add to Wait List button below or select another available course. With enough interest, we may open another sectionContinue through the payment processing steps - you will NOT be charged to be placed on the wait list.          

 

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

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