If you're just beginning to learn how to cook or if you're wanting to learn about some delicious new recipes, you can join in on cooking classes with Pulaski Technical College Chef Cynthia Malik.
The Community Education Culinary Courses are open for anyone who wants to get a hands-on experience in the
A list of available classes include:
Lunch Cookery - Salads, Sandwiches and Wraps
Explore the wide world of salad greens, breads, spreads, vinaigrettes and vegetables used in lunch cookery.
Present and taste a bountiful buffet of all dishes made during the class. Recipe packet included.
Thursday, September 26 • 5:30 - 8 p.m. • Fee: $45
Breakfast Cookery - Quick Breads, Egg Cookery, Breakfast Meats, Fruits and Vegetables
Expand your breakfast repertoire and learn some of the hundreds of egg dishes, methods to make quick breads
including muffins and crepes, breakfast meats, and ideas for serving fruits and vegetables at the breakfast
table. Recipe packet included.
Thursday, October 3 • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. • Fee: $45
Yeast Breads and Pizza - Simple Breads for the Family
Make a variety of yeast-leavened breads including pita, foccacia, dinner rolls and pizza dough. Finish off the
day with homemade pizza using fresh cut and cooked ingredients. Breads will be made with nutrition in mind,
and are simple, fun recipes for the whole family to enjoy. Recipe packet included.
Thursday, October 24 • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. • Fee: $45
Beans, Grains and Vegetables - Mmm Mmm Good...and Good FOR You!
Fill your table with flavorful, colorful and nutritious dishes using a variety of beans, grains and vegetables.
Recipe packet included.
Thursday, December 5 • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. • Fee: $45
It’s Party Central with Chef Cynthia Malik Appetizers - Let’s Get this Party Started!
Prepare a variety of hot and cold, passed and plated appetizers. Learn about a variety of bases, spreads and
sauces, fruit and vegetable preparations, main items including meats and other proteins, garnishes and
presentations. Recipe packet included.
Thursday, November 7 • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. • Fee: $45
Pies and Tarts - Finish the Evening with Style!
Make pie and tart dough, fillings and toppings, and plate/present various pies and tarts. Single portion and
family-style desserts will be made, and garnishing techniques will be discussed. Recipe packet included.
Thursday, November 14 • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. • Fee: $45
International Cookery - Appetizers, Entrees and Desserts
Your guests will think you’re an international star after preparing the dishes you’ll learn. Prepare favorites
from various countries including appetizers, entrees and desserts. Learn about different grains, meat
preparations, sauces, fruits and vegetables. Bring an open mind and an empty stomach as we tour the world
right here in Arkansas! Recipe packet included.
Saturday, November 2 • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. • Fee: $45
Pasta Party! For the Love of Pasta - Fresh and Dried Pasta and Assorted Pasta Dishes
Prepare a variety of fresh pasta dough and make cut pasta and ravioli. Explore the proteins, vegetables and
sauces that accompany these beloved dishes. Create fun and exciting meals using a variety of dried pasta,
including quinoa and buckwheat noodles. Recipe packet included.
Thursday, October 10 • 5:30 - 8 p.m. • Fee: $45
Cheese Please! Cheese & Crackers - Tasting and Cooking with Cheese
Soft, semi-soft, hard, blue, soft ripened and fresh cheeses are presented and tasted along with crackers made
in class. After learning their flavor profiles, the various cheeses will be used in a dish and presented to
the class for lunch. Recipe packet included.
Thursday, October 17 • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. • Fee: $60
Holiday Dinner Table - New Ideas and Classics Made Fresh
Prepare various meat dishes, vegetables, grains, breads and desserts for the holidays. Make an old dish new or
bring a new dish to the family table this holiday season. Recipe packet included.
Thursday, November 21 • 5:30 - 8 p.m. • Fee: $60
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