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Lakeland Cooking School - Class List


Lakeland Cooking School - Class List

Celebrity Chef Talk of the Town Pairing Topics Cooking Techniques
Special Topics Kid's Topics Teen's Topics

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Hang out with the stars! You know these famous chefs from their books or television. Now you can learn from them in person.

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Talk of the Town Return to Top

These masters have made their mark on the restaurant scene, and now they'll teach you the tricks of the trade.

Chef Daniel vs. Chef Scot

DESCRIPTION - (D)

The new era of The Iron Chef Battle has begun, you are not going to want to miss this. Resident Chef Daniel Schubert and one of his Sous Chefs will be coming over to Lakeland to take on his former manager, Resident Chef Scot Hill and his chefs. Seats will fill quickly so don’t miss out!!!!!



Pairing Topics Return to Top

Treat yourself (and maybe a friend) to an evening that's educational, fun and delicious. And discover how the right wine or beer can enhance a meal.

An Evening with Campo Viejo Wines

DESCRIPTION - (D)

Spanish Small Plates come to life when paired with fruit-forward vibrant Rioja wine from Campo Viejo, creating an exciting, flavorful pairing sensation! The passion and vibrancy of Spain will take participants on a culinary and wine experience to remember!  



Gluten-Free Wine and Dine

DESCRIPTION - (D)

Join us for an evening of great food and wine pairings while learning about some creative ways to eliminate gluten from your diet.  



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Summer Craft Beer Dinner

DESCRIPTION - (D)

For centuries, people have enjoyed the pleasures of good food and beer. Now with the explosion of smaller, independant breweries, our options have increased exponentially. In this class we’ll feature some of our favorite ‘beer friendly’ foods paired with some awesome craft-style beers.



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

TY KU Sake and Chef Josh Lyons

DESCRIPTION - (D)

TY KU is the leader in Premium Sake & Spirits, producing the best tasting, most awarded, and fastest growing Japanese portfolio on the market. TY KU is a company based on the principle of sharing. Its founders spent years researching the best sake breweries and spirit distilleries in Japan with the desire to share the honored secrets of the purest beverages on the planet with the West. The TY KU Sake portfolio, brewed in Nara, Japan – the birthplace of Sake, is 100% all natural and completely free of Gluten, Sulfites & Tannins. Not just for sushi, TY KU Sake pairs well with a wide variety of cuisine. 



Wine and Dine in Oregon

DESCRIPTION - (D)

Enjoy wine, like food? Join us as we “travel” to Oregon wine country. We will be pairing dishes with classic Oregon wines.  



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff
Cooking Techniques Return to Top

Take your cooking skills up a notch in a small-group setting. These hands-on classes focus on tricks of the trade, and range in skill level from "recreational" to "master."

3-Day Baking 101 Series II

DESCRIPTION - (H)

Baking can be time consuming and intimidating. Learning to incorporate baking mixes into your repertoire will help to instill confidence in your culinary skills and get you in and out of the kitchen quicker. Mixes are also a great way to use you own personal creativity. Want to be a rock star in your own kitchen??? Then we can help. 



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Basic Knife Skills

DESCRIPTION - (H)

At the end of this class, you will have a good handle on all of the classic knife cuts including slicing, dicing, julienne, and chiffonade.



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Gluten-Free Cooking Series

DESCRIPTION - (H)

In this 3-part class we’ll help you whip up tasty gluten-free dishes that will satisfy all your cravings!



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Intermediate Techniques

DESCRIPTION - (H) If you’re a food enthusiast with a significant comfort level in sautéing, slicing, and dicing, this is the class for you. In this 4-part series we will prepare full menus while learning several intermediate culinary techniques.

INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

The Basics of Culinary

DESCRIPTION - (H)

This six-part series is for every home chef, regardless of experience level. We will prepare full menus while focusing on techniques used by professionals, including knife skills, sauces, sautéing, roasting, grilling, and braising. Every class will include time to savor each culinary feat mastered by the students. Students will also receive a certificate upon completion of the class.



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff
Special Topics Return to Top

From appetizers to woks, you can learn about a wide variety of culinary topics, regional cuisines, and cooking for special occasions in these classes, which are offered as either demonstration or hands-on style.

A Mid-Summer Nights Floribbean Dream

DESCRIPTION - (D)

Having that weekend pool party or barbecue? Tired of the same old burgers and dogs. Let’s turn up the grill and fire up some Florida specialties.



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

A Walk on the "Wild" Side

DESCRIPTION - (D)

Join our chefs as they prepare a delicious menu using only the finest ingredients nature has to offer, paired with a selection of fine wines.



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Ain't Life a Peach

DESCRIPTION - (H)

The peach is native to North West China but has long been a Southern culinary icon. Join us as we fuse this Asian native with Chinese inspired Southern American Cuisine.  



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Couples Cooking: Honey-Do

DESCRIPTION - (H)

If the everyday list of food options is mounting, reach for that something special that is all-natural and ready to please, Honeydew.   



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Couples Cooking: Rustic European

DESCRIPTION - (H)

Whether it be from the south of France, the rolling hills of Italy or the bountiful coast of England tucked away in the countryside, rustic style food is the way to go! Join us as we explore the rural style of cooking know as Rustic.



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Gluten-Free Flour Power

DESCRIPTION - (H)

Teff flour, arrowroot flour, quinoa flour…the list goes on and on. Our Aprons chefs will help you design a wheat-free pantry using your own flour blends to meet every flour need. Whether there is a gluten intolerance on the “rise”, or you are just weeding out the wheat. We will teach you a few wheat-free flour blends that can create everything from pie crusts to pancakes.



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Grilling with Seafood

DESCRIPTION - (H)

This class will focus on getting the most from your grill while enjoying the benefits of eating fresh seafood.



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Indoor Barbecue

DESCRIPTION - (H)

Even on the rainiest and most miserable weather days we sometimes crave barbecue. Fire up the grill pan and turn on the pressure cooker and let’s get cooking in the comfort of an air conditioned kitchen.



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Many Ways to Amaize

DESCRIPTION - (D)

This class is sure to pop. Come get maiz-e with it. See all the ways that corn is versatile.  



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

No Suit or Thai Required

DESCRIPTION - (H)

Come join us as we guide you through fabulous Thai recipes and take your taste buds on an exotic trip to Thailand. If you love going out for Thai food and have always wanted to make it at home, this is the class for you!



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Posh Picks for Summertime Flicks

DESCRIPTION - (D)

Enjoy the end of summer with someone special, a good movie and a memorable meal perfect for sharing. All designed to be eaten with the hands, aromatic delicacies to tempt the palate, textures to tantalize, and tastes to tease the taste buds making you want more.  



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Private Classes

DESCRIPTION - (H)

Aprons is proud to offer private, customized classes at affordable prices. Your event is sure to be a memorable experience, whether you prefer a Hands-On format, a Demonstration class, or a Party-Style event. We have numerous menu selections and themes to choose from, or you can create your own unique class tailored specifically to your special occasion. 

Prices range from $35 to $75 per person, depending on the class type selected, the day of the week, and the size of your group. For children's parties, the cost is as low as $35 per child.  

Aprons private classes are a perfect fit for corporate team-building events, birthday parties, bridal showers, anniversaries, and any other special occasions. To speak with an Aprons representative and to schedule your own private class, call or visit your local Aprons Cooking School. Classes book quickly; don't delay!



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff INSTRUCTOR(S) - Scot Hill

Quest to be Master of the Grill

DESCRIPTION - (D)

Want to create dishes on the grill and be considered the “Grill Master?” Come relax while we show you all the basic techniques of grilling and how to pair wines with classic grilled dishes.



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

South American Appetizers

DESCRIPTION - (H)

Pack your bags and lets travel to South America for a foodie’s grand tour of our neighbor to the south.



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Summer Steak Out

DESCRIPTION - (D)

Summer is for good times and big fun and living outdoors. Set up shop with us as we “steak” our claim on the grill and the wines for big summer flavors.



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Trip To China

DESCRIPTION - (H)

When Westerners speak of Chinese food they usually refer to Cantonese cuisine. Cantonese is one of eight culinary traditions of Chinese Cuisine. Join us while we explore the other cuisines of this mysterious and wonderful country.



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff

Veggie Lovers

DESCRIPTION - (H)

These delicious recipes will make the carnivores of your family forget all about the meat!



INSTRUCTOR(S) - Aprons Staff
Kid Return to Top

Children aged 8 to 12 learn fundamentals of cooking for a lifetime in these engaging, fun classes.

No classes currently offered.


Teen Return to Top

Kids aged 13 to 18 enjoy these classes, and their parents enjoy gaining another cook in the house.

No classes currently offered.


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