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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Rockefeller Institute announces upcoming food classes

Posted By on Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 2:38 PM

The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute announces a slew of upcoming culinary classes. Go to to register or for more information, but here's the breakdown:

Herbs & Spices
Robert Hall, CEC — August 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $80
Experience a wide variety of smells and flavors and learn to enhance food with herbs and spices while cutting down on fat, salt, and sugar.

Savory Arkansas Summer
Brandon Douglas — August 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $80
Learn to make a light three-course dinner for your family and guests to beat the heat!

Mastering Meat
Robert Hall, CEC — September 8, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $80
Learn how to prepare a chicken and clean a beef tenderloin, saving money and improving home economy by becoming your own butcher.

La Cucina Italiana (The Italian Kitchen)
Robert Hall, CEC — September 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $80
Learn to cook all things Italian, from basic pesto to rustic pan sauces, from quick gnocchi to handmade pasta, and from simple biscotti to versatile panna cotta.

Fantastic Fish
Brandon Douglas — October 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $80
Improve your seafood skills with simple new ways to cook fantastic fish!

Eat Dessert First
Robert Hall, CEC — October 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $80
Chef Hall’s motto is “Life is uncertain, eat dessert first.” What better time to explore sweet treats than just before the holidays?

Over the River and Through the Woods
Don Bingham — November 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $80
From early morning pastries to an easy chicken main dish, this class will offer you delectable options for family and guest entertaining.

September 7, October 19, November 2, 16, December 14 — Table for Two
This culinary class is a date night experience for couples. Classes begin at 5 p.m. and include a culinary demonstration, 4-course dinner, 1 night lodging, and continental breakfast for $200 per couple.

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