This six week course, designed to teach the beginner chef basic Culinary Arts techniques, is the most popular offering in our Community Education program. Upon completion of the course, students will have more confidence in the kitchen and a solid culinary foundation to parlay into more advanced cooking courses.
2017-2018 Sections Being Offered (select at time of purchase):
FALL: 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, and 11/1
WINTER I: 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, and 2/13
WINTER II: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, and 2/15
SPRING: 5/3, 5/10, 5/7, 5/24, 5/31, and 6/7
Breakdown of Course:
Class 1: Knife Skills & Stocks
Class 2: Sauces
Class 3: Soups
Class 4: Vegetables & Starches
Class 5: Handmade Pasta & Sauces
Class 6: Dry Methods of Cooking
What Do I Bring to Class?
Click here to view the list of tools you need for class. We ask that students please treat their tools responsibly, as the College is not responsible for any lost tools. People working in teams are welcome to share tools if they wish.
Most students already have these consumer items in their own kitchens. If you don’t, don’t worry! These items are available in a pre-packaged tool kit available for sale here on our Online Store.
This course is held in the kitchens of the historical Allison Mansion at 4207 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Guests are welcome to use our FREE gated parking lot directly off of Walnut Street between 42nd and 43rd Streets. Parking is available on a first come, first served basis. Please enter the main entrance to be directed to your course by a College representative.