Class Registration

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Pizza Making Basics (Class is Full)
Pizza-Making Basics
Joe Hunter - Chef and Owner, Pizza Brain Restaurant and Museum of Pizza Culture

Go back to the basics to perfect your pizza-making skills by learning how to create high-quality pizza entirely from scratch. You will learn history, science, and the how-to of pizza making from Joe Hunter, chef and co-owner of Pizza Brain, an award-winning pizza restaurant and museum based in Philadelphia. Joe will lead each participant in making their own pizza dough, tomato-based sauce, and mozzarella cheese. We will then construct our own pizzas and cook them on site and you will leave
with a fresh dough, sauce, and cheese to create your own pizza at home! Bring all of your questions as Joe is an expert in the field of pizza. This is great class for adults or for families with children ages ten and up. Go to to learn more about Pizza Brain and their Museum of Pizza Culture, which holds the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of pizza-related items.

Saturday, October 14
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 12:30 PM
Attendees: 1 $ 36.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 42.00 ea.

Food Fermenting
Food Fermenting
Jimmy McMillan - Owner, Philly Homebrew Outlet
Food fermentation adds healthy and flavorful dishes to your culinary repertoire. Learn how to ferment your own pickles, kraut, and kimchi with Jimmy McMillan from Philly Homebrew Outlet. In this class you will learn the basics of naturally preserving vegetables and more by means of salt and lactic bacteria. Discover the health benefits of adding fermented foods to your diet and how to ferment safely at home. There will be samples of fermented foods and beverages for all to try!

Wednesday, October 18
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Attendees: 1 $ 30.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 35.00 ea.

Introduction to Canning
Introduction to Canning
Marisa McClellan - Cookbook Author and Food Blogger

Are you curious about canning and preserving but not certain how to get started? Would you like to learn how to safely and deliciously make your own jams, pickles, chutneys, and sauces? Join cookbook author and food blogger Marisa McClellan for an introductory canning class. She will show you how to make a basic batch of jam that is easily adapted for the seasons. She will also demonstrate how to use the boiling water bath method for safe, shelf-stable preservation. Marisa has taught canning and preserving for more than a decade and loves to share her knowledge and experience with new and experienced canners alike.

Sunday, October 22
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 1:00 PM
Attendees: 1 $ 40.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 45.00 ea.

The Magic of Mushrooms
The Magic of Mushrooms
Norman Fetter - Owner, Woodland Jewel Mushrooms

Mushrooms are a magical food, packed with many nutritional and medicinal benefits. Learn more about these fabulous fungi from Norman Fetter of Woodland Jewel Mushrooms, a sustainable mushroom farm in Chester County that grows gourmet, exotic, and medicinal mushrooms. Norman will explore the how-to and history of mushroom cultivation, as well as the medicinal aspects of mushrooms. Each attendee will leave with a pound of fresh Woodland Jewel mushrooms to enjoy at home.

Saturday, November 4
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 04, 2017 at 12:30 PM
Attendees: 1 $ 35.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 40.00 ea.

Kids Holiday Cookies ( Ages 6-10) (Class is Full)
Kids’ Holiday Cookies (Ages 6-10 and their parents)
Josh Hunter - Morris Arboretum Chef and Owner, Company’s Coming Catering

Bring the kids by for some fun holiday baking and decorating with chef Josh Hunter from Company’s Coming Catering. In this hands-on class your young ones will make gingerbread people, sugar cookies, chocolate chip, and spritz cookies. With guided instruction, your little bakers will prepare, bake (adults will do this part), and decorate cookies to bring home proudly. Bring a container to take home your cookies.

Saturday, December 9
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 09, 2017 at 1:00 PM
Attendees: 1 $ 20.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 25.00 ea.

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