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Summer/ Fall 2018 Cooking Classes- Printable Flyer


American Regional Favorites  (hands on)  
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Class Size: 15 people max.
Cost: $55.00 per person
Description: Learn and explore regional foods from all over United States.

Food & Wine Pairing – German Beer & Wine Fest “Oktoberfest” (chef demonstrated)
Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Size: 30 people max.
Cost: $80.00 per person
Description:  Celebrate the anniversary of King Ludwig I and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen at LUREC’s Oktoberfest. Traditionally a beer festival, this evening starts with a German beer reception with appetizers and proceeds with a five-course authentic Oktoberfest dinner paired with German wines.


Holiday Pie Workshop (hands on)
Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Class Size: 15 people max.
Cost: $55.00 per person
Description: In this workshop, participants will prepare classic pie dough, streusel topping and various fillings to construct four pies each to take home for holiday feasting.


Holiday Cookie Workshop (hands on)       
Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Food Systems Lab
Class Size: 15 people max.
Cost: $55.00 per person
Description:  Holiday Time! Time to prepare the holiday cookies for giving and enjoying throughout the season. In this class we will make an assortment of festive holiday cookies and finish class with an old fashioned cookie swap to take home to share. Lots of sampling along with coffee, wine and a little bubbly to sip.

Please Note: A minimum of 6 guests must be registered in order for the class to run.

Cancellation Policy: A two-week notice is required for cancellation of any class or event. If you do not cancel by email or telephone at least two weeks in advance of your scheduled class, we will charge your credit card in full for the class.

For more information, please contact us at lurec@luc.edu or 815.338.1032.