Granger Class Schedule

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November

Squashing All Others
Tues. 11/4 5:30-8:30pm
$30.00

Making his School of Cooking debut, Drew Sachau, Executive Chef from Evil Czech Brewery, is here to show you various ways to prepare different squashes. At the restaurant, their philosophy is to use only the highest quality ingredients. That’s why Evil Czech works with many local farmers and vendors to make sure their customers are always getting a fresh, farm-to-table experience. Your menu will reflect just that with Roasted Acorn Squash Soup, Spaghetti Squash with Tomato & Fresh Basil, Seared Filet w/ Roasted Butternut Squash and the possibility of much more!
Hands-On!
Call 574-807-8220 to register. (Granger)

 

Junior Chef: Thanksgiving Feast!
Sat. 11/8 2:00-4:00pm
$20.00 (Grades 6-10)

With so many dishes to prepare for Thanksgiving, why not let your junior chef help you with some of their own creations? Cooking School Coordinator Natasha Schaffer will show them how to make Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, a Cheesy Corn Bake, Sausage Stuffing, Pumpkin Mac & Cheese, In the Apple Pie and a Stovetop Cider. These recipes are sure to be “gobbled” down by your family this holiday season!
Hands-On!
Call 574-807-8220 to register. (Granger)

 

Everything But the Bird
Thurs. 11/13 6:00-8:00pm
$25.00

Please welcome back to the Granger School of Cooking, Certified Chef de Cuisine, Greg Beachey! He’s returned to showcase some delicious accompaniments that will take your turkey dinner to the next level. Impress family and friends with recipes like Pumpkin Bisque, Corn Pudding, Sweet Potato Soufflé, Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Mustard Vinaigrette and a Tarte Tatin. Turkeys may not be able to fly, but these dishes definitely will!
Demonstration
Call 574-807-8220 to register. (Granger)

 

Breakfast 101
Mon. 11/17 6:00-8:00pm
$25.00

Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So, why not make sure it’s filled with foods you can’t wait to wake up for? Chef Philip Wenzel from the University of Notre Dame will teach you the ins and outs of basic omelet making, frying and poaching eggs, making fresh hash browns and so much more! You’ll learn how to prepare a Ham & Cheese Strata (layered casserole), Apple Cinnamon Buttermilk Pancakes, Biscuits & Sausage Gravy and Blueberry Cream Cheese Stuffed Crepes. Who’s hungry?
Demonstration
Call 574-807-8220 to register. (Granger)

 

Easy as Pie!
Tues. 11/18 6:00-8:00pm
$30.00

Pastry Chef Christopher Pitt from Ivy Tech Community College wants to show you how easy it can be to make your favorite pies from scratch this holiday season. You’ll make different pie crusts along with some traditional fillings like apple and pumpkin but with a twist! The sky’s the limit when it comes to making these desserts your own and Chef Chris will be there to guide you every step of the way.
Hands-On!
Call 574-807-8220 to register. (Granger)

 

December

Christmas in Buenos Aires
Tues. 12/9 6:00-8:00pm
$30.00

A big part of Christmas in Argentina is sitting together with your loved ones to enjoy a communal feast. Shaun Kuriata, executive chef of the Inn at Harbor Shores, is fascinated by Argentine cuisine and invites you to tango to the table to enjoy these South American Christmas specialties: Empanadas Stuffed with Sweet Potato & Cheese, Locro (traditional Argentine Stew of Pork, Beef, Chorizo, Butternut Squash, Acorn Squash, Lima Beans & Corn), Grilled Steak with Chimichurri Sauce and Alfajores (Shortbread Sandwich Cookies filled with Dulce de Leche). No passport required; however, registering soon is recommended!
Demonstration
Call 574-807-8220 to register. (Granger)

 

Kids Holiday Baking Workshop
Sun. 12/14 1:00-3:00pm
$20.00

Chef April Howell is back! Treat your kids to an afternoon of baking holiday goodies like sugar cookies, spritz and truffles. Each child will leave with more than a dozen cookies in a holiday basket…the perfect gift for someone special! Leave the baking to us this holiday season, and finish up your holiday shopping! For children ages 5-9.
Hands-On!
Call 574-807-8220 to register. (Granger)

 

Homemade Pastry Making & Baking
Tues. 12/16 6:00-8:30pm
$30.00

How would you like to learn how to make your own flaky puff pastry dough from scratch? Chef Pete Pica from the Elkhart Area Career Center has some great recipes to share that will make your dough the highlight of the holiday dessert table. In this hands-on experience, you’ll make Pumpkin Mousse Napoleons, Caramel Banana Tarts and Puff Pastries filled with Ginger Cream and Mandarin Oranges. Not to mention the fresh dough you’ll be taking home to create more pastry delights!
Hands-On!
Call 574-807-8220 to register. (Granger)

 

Stained Glass Gifts & Treats
Mon. 12/29 2:00-4:00 pm
$40.00

Martin’s School of Cooking is proud to host a Stained Glass Painting Party with Angela Temple of Copy Katz Design. She will provide you with a 10” x 10” template (click here to see the selection) that you will masterfully make your own. To keep with the stained glass theme, Cooking School Coordinator Natasha Schaffer will be on hand to show you how to make Glass Cookies and Jeweled Jello Bites. This class is for all levels of ability, even if you’ve never painted before! All materials will be supplied, and everyone will take home a finished design of a classic Christmas scene that will be ready to keep for yourself or give away as a gift for a loved one. For ages 10+.
Hands-On!
Call 574-807-8220 to register. (Granger)

 

 

Policies & Procedures

Registration Information
Class space is limited. Reservations are required for each class and can be made at the customer service office of their respective store.

Refund Policy
Classes are only refundable if three days notice of cancellation is given. Exchanges will be made at the discretion of the cooking school coordinator.

Age Requirements
Unless otherwise noted, all classes are held for an adult audience. Participants must be at least 16 years of age to attend.
Special allowances may be made at the discretion of the cooking school coordinator.