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Save time and effort while you create delicious meals, prepared in advance, and presented to your family and friends as a taste delight. You will discover dishes that are simple and fresh, with a gourmet touch that makes them special. Working along side your classmates, you will make the recipes, taste the results, and bring home dinner for two that evening. Food this good will have all your friends encouraging you to take more classes so they can share your results.

606349

01

Materials Cost: $20.00

Class Cost: $35.00

Instructor : Diana Coburn 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Wed 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (11/2/2016-11/2/2016)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Mendoza, in the Argentinian Andes, is world-famous for its wine, olive oil, and unique culture. Explore the vibrant culinary traditions of this region. Bask in Argentinian hospitality while savoring inspired regional dishes such as empanadas, asado (grilled beef). and Malbec wine. Explore Argentine staples including mate (herbal tea) and alfajores (dulce de leche dessert). Come away feeling relaxed. full and ready to start your vacation early.

606465

01

Materials Cost: $20.00

Class Cost: $44.00

Instructor : Rodrigo Gimenez 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Sat 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (10/1/2016-10/1/2016)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Giving a homemade gift to friends and family says 'I care about you.' Delicious gifts from your kitchen are always appreciated! So much can be done ahead and with friends. Eliminate stress and create classic seasonal treats that you will be proud to give.  In this class you will learn the tricks of creating homemade food treats that people will begin to look forward to every holiday.  You'll discover what to prepare, how to prepare it and how to package the final product.  Save time and money while making fabulous treats that will be long remembered and enjoyed.

606400

01

Materials Cost: $10.00

Class Cost: $35.00

Instructor : Diana Coburn 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Wed 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (11/30/2016-11/30/2016)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Now you can create your own ticket to heaven. Chocolates! Make them, paint with them, package them and of course eat your creations. Discover how to correctly melt and mold chocolates, use candy molds, and concoct all those delicious looking hand-made chocolates you see in the candy shops, without having to pay big bucks per pound. Master the art of 'painting' with chocolate to make your finished product 'pop'. Explore some creative ways of packaging your handwork for any occasion. Create Turtles, Caramel Squares, Peanut Butter Cups, Truffles, Fudge, and filled chocolates. What's not to like about this class!

606417

01

Materials Cost: $25.00

Class Cost: $59.00

Instructor : Illana Wolff 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Thu 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM (11/3/2016-11/10/2016)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Looking for a way to avoid the stress of cooking Thanksgiving dinner? Take control and enjoy this holiday season with no fuss by preparing easy side dishes ahead of time. Prepare comfort food side dishes that highlight the bountiful harvest of wonderful fall vegetables. Your menu and clever new approaches to presentation will make your guests think you were a slave to the kitchen as they savor each bite of your easy side dishes.

606443

01

Materials Cost: $10.00

Class Cost: $35.00

Instructor : Diana Coburn 

Instructional Method: ClassRoom

Weekly - Wed 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (11/16/2016-11/16/2016)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab

More information online at:  Suzanne's YouTube video

Suzanne's YouTube video



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Students will quickly prepare hors d’oeuvres that look and taste like they took hours to fix. Create a selection of recipes that can be made ahead, perfect for holiday entertaining, and of course, every class ends with a feast.

606379

01

Materials Cost: $15.00

Class Cost: $39.00

Instructor : Illana Wolff 

Instructional Method: ClassRoom

Weekly - Tue 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (11/15/2016-11/15/2016)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Master the delicious vegetarian dishes of India.  From pakoras and chutney to paneer and palao, your everyday cooking will never be the same.  Authentic recipes and hands-on pratice will provide a unique cooking experience.  Discover the proper uses and combinations of spice and herbs as you create flavorful delights that will please even the fussiest eater.  Time to add India to your weekly menu. 

606461

02

Materials Cost: $10.00

Class Cost: $44.00

Instructor : Farhana Sahibzada 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Sat 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (10/29/2016-10/29/2016)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab

More information online at:  Fahana's YouTube video



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Meet Santa Barbara’s best chefs! Join us for a one-of-a-kind experience where you'll meet chefs from some of Santa Barbara's favorite restaurants and sample their favorite recipes.  Discover the technique and tips that ensure that each dish consistently delights. Learn the steps involved in creating their favorite dishes and have your cooking questions answered by our local culinary maestros.  Come away being 'in the know' next time you visit their restaurants, and also when you prepare their delectable dishes yourself at home.  Section 1 Saturday, Sep 24, Cielito (Viva)  Latin American Cuisine Section 2 Friday Sep 30, Brasil Arts Café Brasilian Food Section 3 Tueday, Oct  4, Alchemy Café Organic Vegetarian Food Section 4 Thursday Oct 27, Via Maestra 42 Italian Food

606463

04

Materials Cost: $10.00

Class Cost: $25.00

Instructor : Irma Esquivel-Kromis 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Thu 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (10/27/2016-10/27/2016)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Naples is the largest city in southern Italy, known for theater, opera and of course - its pizza. Create the original Neapolitan pizza including preparation of the dough and sauce. Ingredients are only the beginning of becoming a 'pizzaiolo' or a maestro of dough handling. It takes an apprentice 2-3 years to become a full-fledged pizzaiolo.  Start practicing to become your own pizzaiolo and come away knowing the special secrets of this world famous pizza.

606466

01

Materials Cost: $15.00

Class Cost: $44.00

Instructor : Rodrigo Gimenez 

Instructional Method: ClassRoom

Weekly - Sat 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (10/22/2016-10/22/2016)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Did you ever have a 'great' taco?  Ever wonder why one taco is so much better than another?  Come and explore a tortilla's journey from corn kernel to griddle, and ways to fold and then season it with nontraditional ingredients. Gain a deep arsenal of salsas; simple ones that come together with a few raw ingredients, and complex ones that deepen in flavor as they simmer, perfuming your kitchen with toasted spices and chilies. And of course, learn to prepare some unexpected taco fillings. 

606457

02

Materials Cost: $20.00

Class Cost: $44.00

Instructor : Rodrigo Gimenez 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Sat 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (11/12/2016-11/12/2016)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Tamales are traditional Mesoamerican dishes made with dough (usually corn) that is steamed or boiled in a leaf wrapper. Tamales can be stuffed with anything - vegetables, meats, cheeses, fruits, chills etc.,  and seasoned according to personal taste. Now you can master the art of making your own tamales and have plenty for family and friends to enjoy.  Discover the techniques for preparing fillings, wrapping, steaming and freezing your delicious creations.  Learn the process from an expert and then watch your hungry crowd rave about your wonderful treats.  Start a new family cooking tradition that's sure to delight everyone!

606450

01

Materials Cost: $10.00

Class Cost: $42.00

Instructor : Esther Elizalde 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (11/19/2016-11/19/2016)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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Tamales - packets of corn dough with a savory or sweet filling - are typically steamed wrapped in corn husks or banana leaves. Oaxaca and Veracruz tamales sizzle with sauces, meat and superb taste. Now you can learn the secrets of ingredients and preparation techniques that make these tamales unique among Mexican cuisine. From the filling to the wrapping your tamales will stand out as very special and authentic. Add a new item to your cooking repertoire that will wow your friends!

606467

01

Materials Cost: $10.00

Class Cost: $42.00

Instructor : Esperanza Lopez 

Instructional Method: Combo Lecture/Lab

Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (12/3/2016-12/3/2016)

Location : Santa Barbara, Schott Campus Location : 
  Santa Barbara, Schott Campus.

Room :  27 Culinary Lab



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