Granger Class Schedule

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October

Time For Tailgating
Wed. 10/8 6:00-8:00pm
$25.00

For a foodie, the most exciting part about football season is not the game, but all the delicious tailgating recipes you get to make or try! If you’re looking for something new, Chef Jason Spigutz from Five Star Dive Bar in Elkhart wants to share his go-to tailgating favorites with you. Menu to include: Five Star’s own Chipotle Chili, Shrimp with Pineapple Chutney Po’boys, Chipotle Honey Grilled Wings, Pizza Dip, Roasted Garlic Bacon Dip and Crispy Garlic Parmesan Baguettes for dipping. Touchdown!
Demonstration
Call 574-807-8220 to register. (Granger)

 

Junior Chef: Happy Halloween!
Sat. 10/11 2:00-4:00pm
$25.00 (Grades 1-5)

Send your little ghouls and goblins over for a spook-tacular afternoon in our kitchen! They’ll join Cooking School Coordinator Natasha Schaffer as she helps them make disgustingly delicious treats. There will be Bloodshot Eyeballs, Zombie Intestines, Popcorn Brains, Witches Fingers, Maggot Sliders, Mummified Hot Dogs, Bloody Bandages and some Beetle Juice to wash it all down. It will be a frightfully fun time.…..if you dare! Costumes are encouraged but not required!
Hands-On!
Call 574-807-8220 to register. (Granger)

 

Carving Edible Food Art
Sun. 10/19  2:00-4:00pm
$35.00

Help welcome Notre Dame’s own Chef Philip Wenzel to the School of Cooking as he brings his passion and expertise for the decorative art of food carving. Just in time for the autumnal season, you’ll join him and learn the tips and tricks behind expertly carving your own pumpkin. You’ll also learn various other carving techniques that will result in radish roses, leek flowers, sweet potato butterflies, cucumber hummingbirds and more! Price of class includes your own carving tools and pumpkin. Light refreshments will be served.
Hands-On!
Call 574-807-8220 to register. (Granger)

 

Gluten Free: Weeknight Meals
Wed. 10/22 6:00-8:00pm
$25.00

Looking for inspiration when it comes to cooking gluten free every day? Chef Darcy Bloss is to the rescue, with a slew of tasty meals sure to satisfy your entire family! Menu to include Mac ’n Cheese, Cheddar & Cauliflower Soup, Pot Roast with Tomatoes, Red Potatoes & Carrots, Garlic Portabella Mushrooms, and Sweet Banana Polenta Cake.
Demonstration
Call 574-807-8220 to register. (Granger)

 

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)

 

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.