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Culinary center schedule november and december 2010 (1)

  1. 1. Class Schedule Holiday 2010  Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole 410-224-2042 Asiculinary.center@wholefoods.com ABOUT OUR CLASSES We require all participants to wear flat, closed- toe shoes. Loose, comfortable clothing is recommended. You may even want to bring a pen to take notes! We provide aprons, knives and equipment. Demonstration Classes Demonstration/Lecture classes last approximately 1 - 1 ½ hours unless noted otherwise. A total of 24-30 students are seated with lots of opportunity for questions and answers. Small tasting portions will be distributed throughout each class. We strongly advise all participants to eat before class and bring their own beverage of choice, as only water will be served. Hands-on Classes Hands-on classes last about 2 – 2 ½ hours and are limited to 10-24 students unless noted otherwise. Classes are combination of chef- demonstration and hands-on cooking in teams of (4). All dishes created are served at the END of class. While a “meal-sized” portion is served, we strongly advise all participants to eat a light meal beforehand to avoid getting hungry. Kids Classes For kids (2-5 years), we request ONE parent/guardian volunteer to join us in the room. The parent does not have to register; we only request a reservation for your child. We cannot accommodate more than one parent/guardian chaperone due to space limitations. For drop-off classes for (older children) we request that all parents sign waivers and provide contact information when leaving. Please include child’s age when registering – example: Sally Adams (8) and make us aware of any food allergies your child may have. Gift Certificates To Purchase Gift Certificates – go on line at www.acteva.com/go/annapolis and click on Annapolis Gift Certificate. Allow one week to process request. To Redeem Gift Certificates - call Frances Vavloukis, Culinary Director at 410-224-2042 or email asiculinary.center@wholefoods.com to request a class of your choice. A response will be given within 24 hours. Gift Certificates cannot be redeemed on line. Ready to Register? REGISTER ONLINE: WWW.ACTEVA.COM/GO/ANNAPOLIS and follow prompts OR BY PHONE: 877-365-EVENT ext. 3836 during the times: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Online Class Schedule: Wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/annapolisculinary
  2. 2. www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/annapolisculinary Phone: 410-224-2042 November
  3. 3. Wednesday, November 3rd Half Pints Kids’ Club Cinnamon Dough Ornaments 11:oo am to 12:00 pm, Hands-On $5 Instructor: Chef Frances Vavloukis Sweet and fun, this is a great Holiday Craft for Kids! You can eat it too! Class Size: 30 Wednesday, November 10th Making Caramel Apples! 11:00 am to 12:00 pm $5 Instructor: Chef Frances Vavloukis Mold your caramel to fit your favorite apple. We will sample 6 different types of apples and let your child decide which apple they like the best! Class Size: 30 Thursday, November 11th Holiday Hors D'Oeuvres 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Hands-On $50 Instructor: Chef Beth EliseTohn, Sur La Table Discover new as well as tried and true favorites for your holiday party hors d’oeuvres. Recipes will focus on creating crowd pleasing hors d’ouevres which appeals to the senses, while being simple to prepare. Class Size: 15 Monday, November 8th Health Starts Here! Dynamite Dinners! 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Demonstration $40 Instructor: Chef Frances Vavloukis and Health Eating Specialist, Melisa Weidner Based on a simple premise "we are what we eat." Learn how to use high nutrient foods to lose weight and keep it off, overcome disease, reverse diabetes, lower blood pressure and cholesterol without medications, protect you against cancer and get more pleasure out of eating. Recipes are based on Eat for Health, Joel Fuhrman, M.D. and the Engine 2 Diet by Rip Esselstyn. On the menu: Dinner: Macaroni and Not Cheese Casserole, Red Beans Over Quinoa with Kale, Sloppy Joe's and Spinach Salad Ages 12 and up, Class Size: 14 Wednesday, November 10th Addicted to Left Over Halloween Candy? Tips to Reduce that Sweet Tooth 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Lecture $15 Instructor: Lisa Consiglio Ryan, Certified Nutrition and Health Counselor. The candy bowls are everywhere! They are full of sweets, chocolates, cookies... AND to make it worse, people bring their extra candy to work. One piece leads to two, then three. Join Lisa Consiglio Ryan, Certified Health and Nutrition Coach, as you discover how to say “no” to that tempting candy bowl with proven strategies to tame that sweet tooth and get control of your cravings. Learn the top 4 primary causes of cravings and the steps to tackling your sugar addiction once and for all. Class Size: 24 Friday, November 12th Holiday Floral Arrangement Class 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Hands-On $25 Instructors: Rose Squatrito and Jim Elliget, Floral Team Members Enjoy the warmth of the season with gorgeous Thanksgiving flowers. Learn how to decorate your hall table or dining table with beautiful arrangements. If you can’t attend a holiday gathering, show your love with delightful flowers, gifts, or Thanksgiving gift baskets that you will learn how to make yourself like a real florist! Learn the tricks of the trait! Materials and Flowers are included in the Price! Class Size: 20 www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/annapolisculinary Phone: 410-224-2042
  4. 4. Saturday, November 13th Gluten Free Thanksgiving Day Meal! 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Demonstration $25 Instructor: Tammy Studebaker, A certified PAC (Protect Allergic Children ) Consultant from the ELL Foundation Tammy will be making and sharing recipes for a complete Thanksgiving Day meal! Free of Gluten and the top 8 allergens. On the Menu: Corn bread stuffing, yes gluten free, Sweet Potato Pie, Apple Crisp with Coconut Ice Cream and all of the fixings' for a wonderful food allergy friendly Thanksgiving! Tammy has been working on a cookbook, which she hopes to have out soon. She presents food allergy education programs to schools, childcare facilities, hospitals, camps, college cafeterias and many other institutions throughout MD and VA. Class Size: 20 * Following the class at 1:15pm Tammy will be giving a free tour around the store featuring the allergy free products used in her classes and much more. Monday, November 15th Knife Skills, Part 1 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Hands-On $50 Instructor: Jessica Wolf, Sur La Table With a little guidance and a little practice in this class, you’ll be able to mince, dice, brunoise, batonnet and julienne vegetables at home like a pro! Get comfortable at the cutting board with the chef’s most important tool, the chef’s knife. Also, learn some other helpful and valuable tips during the class. Class Size: 14 Tuesday, November 16th South Indian Vegetarian Dishes 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Hands-On $50 Instructor: Asya Ollis, Graduate of NYC's Natural Gourmet School, Demonstration Ever wonder if there's more to Indian food than Chicken Tikka Masala? There is! Come discover the tropical flavors of South India with vegetarian and vegan recipes featuring coconut, fresh curry leaves and other ingredients that make South Indian cuisine distinct from the North Indian food most commonly served in Indian restaurants. On the Menu: Seasonal Vegetable Curry, Seasoned Dhal, Basmati Rice, Pappadam, Chai and Tea Snack. Class Size: 14 Wednesday, November 17th Half Pints Kids Club! - Pilgrims and Indians! 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Hands-On $5 Instructor: Chef Frances Vavloukis Let's experience a little mini Thanksgiving Party! Kids will decorate cupcakes and drink warm Apple Cider! Indian Hats will be provided and decorated by your child! Don't miss the fun! Class Size: 30 Saturday, November 20th Thanksgiving Turkey Taste Off 11:00 am to 12 noon Lecture & Tasting – Free Instructor: Chef Frances Vavloukis Recipes are important, but the raw ingredients can make or break the meal, too. And when you're cooking a big hunk of protein -- like a turkey -- for a group, you've got just one shot to do it right. To help you select the best bird this Thanksgiving, we will roast 5 whole turkeys from Giant, Safeway, Shoppers Food, Trader Joes and Whole Foods Market and conduct a blind test. You decide! Brining and Tips on Cooking a Perfect Turkey will be discussed! Class Size: 30 www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/annapolisculinary Phone: 410-224-2042 November Looking for the perfect gift this season? Culinary Center Gift Certificates are now available on-line! Certificates are available in denominations from $5 to $195. (Please allow one week after purchase for delivery) Having a… Birthday Party? Girl’s Night Out? Team Build? Private Event? We are now accepting reservations for 2011! Talk to Chef Frances about having your party here. PHONE: (410) 224-2042 EMAIL: AsiCulinary.Center@wholefoods.com
  5. 5. Join Us On   for a Festive Champagne Dinner with champagne provided by Bin 201 From 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm Cost: $89 per person Instructor: Chef Alan Morgan, Graduate from the Culinary Institute of America and Regional Project Culinary Team Member  Pearls and Caviar:  Bacon and Eggs:  Smoked Duck and Liver Terrine:  Seared Scallop Trio:  Mille Feuille:   www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/annapolisculinary Phone: 410-224-2042
  6. 6. All proceeds to benefit the Light House Shelter www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/annapolisculinary Phone: 410-224-2042 December
  7. 7. www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/annapolisculinary Phone: 410-224-2042 Wednesday, December 1st Parent and Kids Class: 44 Things Parents Should Know About Healthy Cooking for Kids! 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Celebrity Book Signing and Demonstration Class $35 Instructor and Author: Chef Rock Harper, the season 3 winner of FOX’s Hell’s Kitchen and the National Celebrity Chef for the March of Dimes. Author of "44 Things Parents Should Know About Healthy Cooking for Kids." With three kids of his own, Chef Rock certainly “walks the walk” when it comes to teaching kids how to eat right and appreciate real food. Chef Rock will be guiding kids and parents through three recipes that make for a day’s worth of healthy, delicious eating. On the Menu: Breakfast -Deliciously healthy pancakes. Chef Rock transforms this breakfast favorite into a superfood, helping kids get great nutrition while expanding their palates. Rock’s recipe blends flaxseed and whole wheat flours and integrates blueberries, lemon, thyme, vanilla, and an alternative sweetener, topping it all off with 100% pure maple syrup. Lunch, “Lunchables” done right. Kids love these compartmented, mini-sized meals, but they’re chock full of preservatives and unhealthy fats. Chef Rock takes a nutritious twist on the concept, inspiring kids and their parents with healthy, creative, fun ideas for a homemade ‘Lunchable’ done right. Dinner - Robust homemade tomato sauce, tossed with prepared ravioli. By relying on prepared, whole grain ravioli, more attention can be placed on Chef Rock’s easy and versatile sauce that will inject bold flavors and nutrition-packed ingredients into this classic combination. Class Size: 24 Wednesday, December 1st Gingerbread House Making Anytime between 11:00 am to 1:00 pm $25 Decorating a gingerbread house is magical... the smell... the taste... the creativity and freedom you feel while building your own, colorful dream home! There's nothing like it for getting "visions of sugar-plums" dancing around in your head! Each person will recieve a homemade assembled gingerbread house to decorate and take home. Building and decorating a gingerbread house is a wonderful tradition for kids to grow up with. Best of all, it let's us adults rekindle that magic for a little while! Class Size: 20 Thursday, December 2nd Knife Skills, Part I 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Hands- On $50 Instructor: Jessica Wolf, Sur La Table With a little guidance and a little practice in this class, you’ll be able to mince, dice, brunoise, batonnet and julienne vegetables at home like a pro! Get comfortable at the cutting board with the chef’s most important tool, learn how to select the right knife for the job at and get some valuable tips for keeping all the knives in your block sharp and well- maintained. Class Size: 14 Saturday, December 4th Holiday Wreath Making! 11:30 am to 1:00 pm Hands On $25 Instructors: Rose Squatrito and Jim Elliget, Floral Team Members Create a beautiful holiday wreath to give your front door an extra special touch. Material, flowers and wreaths are included in the price. Class Size: 20 Sunday, December 5th Kids Helping Kids! Second Annual Toy and Food Drive 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Free Stop by and drop off a canned good or a unwrapped Christmas present. Decorate a Holiday Cookie and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate in the spirit of the holidays. Class Size: No limit Monday, December 6th & Tuesday, December 7th Gingerbread House Making! 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm $25 Decorating a gingerbread house is magical... the smell... the taste... the creativity and freedom you feel while building your own, colorful dream home! There's nothing like it for getting "visions of sugar-plums" dancing around in your head! Each person will receive a Homemade assembled Gingerbread House to decorate and take home. Building and decorating a gingerbread house is a wonderful tradition for kids to grow up with. Best of all, it let's us adults rekindle that magic for a little while! Class Size: 20 Wednesday, December 8th Surviving the Holiday Party Circuit, Healthy and Happy! 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm $15 Instructor: Lisa Consiglio Ryan, Certified Health and Nutrition Coach. When it comes to the Holiday season, balance is essential. It can be a time full of social events and eating and drinking in excess. Learn strategies to help you eat, drink, and be merry without the guilt and regret. Find out what teas and foods are best to eat for that “day after” feeling. Recipes for cleansing will be discussed during the workshop. Class Size: 24 December
  8. 8. www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/annapolisculinary Phone: 410-224-2042 Wednesday, December 8th Half Pints Kids Club! Holiday Garland! 11:00 am to 12:00 pm $5 Instructor: Chef Frances Vavloukis Have fun as we make holiday garland using your favorite cereal, candy and canes. Class Size: 30 Thursday, December 9th A Taste of Cuba! Havana Roads 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Demonstration $35 Instructor: Marta Ines Quintana, Cuban chef and owner of Cuban Tapas Catering, Baltimore, Maryland Marta’s style of cooking can be described as authentically Cuban, using all-natural, wholesome ingredients, with every recipe based on her motto, “Fresca, siempre fresca!” Marta’s signature sauces are available at a number of Whole Foods Markets in Maryland under her banner, “Havana Road Products.” Come and experience the flavor of Cuba and the great stories, Marta has to share! On the menu: Cuban mini crab cakes, Cuban Seafood Paella, Salad with Mojo Verde Vinaigrette, Cuban Dulce Crematini Class Size: 16 Tuesday, December 14th Italy Sweet Italy! 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm $35 Instructor: Chef Jackie Ciprano We don't know about you, but everyone loves sweets! And Italy has really inspired Chef Jackie to go out on a limb and create some really exciting desserts for the holidays. Join the holiday fun! On the Menu: Toffee Brownie Delight, Cannoli Trifle of Joy, Sliced Almond Cookies. Class Size: 24 Wednesday, December 15th Holiday Reindeer Cookies! 11:00 am to 12:00 pm $5 Instructor: Chef Frances Vavloukis Kids love these darling little sugar cookies decorated to look like reindeers. Who nose! You may see Rudolf! Class Size: 30 Wednesday, December 15th Surf and Turf! A Great Partnership! 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Lecture and Demonstration $35 Instructor: Pat Coomes, our Seafood Team Leader and Wayne Morris, Meat Team Leader. Join Pat and Wayne as they venture to show you how to cook shrimp, scallops, roasted lamb and sirloin to perfection! Tips on the best cuts of beef and what part of the cow they come from. Seafood advise of which fish are in season for the Holiday's. Class Size: 24 Thursday, December 16th Holiday Cookie Exchange: How to make a Chocolate Chip Cookie 25 Ways! 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Hands On $35 Instructor: Asif Jan, Customer Service Assistant Team Leader and Chef Frances Vavloukis The chocolate chip cookie was accidentally developed by Ruth Graves Wakefield in 1933. Wakefiled is said to have been making chocolate cookies and on running out of regular bakers chocolate, substituted broken pieces of semi sweet chocolate from Nestle thinking that it would melt and mix into the batter. It clearly did not and the chocolate chip cookie was born. Wakefield sold the recipe to Nestlé in exchange for a lifetime supply of chocolate chips. Every bag of Nestlé chocolate chips sold in North American has a variation (butter vs. margarine is now a stated option) of her original recipe printed on the back. Come, bake and have fun making 25 different kinds of Chocolate Chip Cookies. Includes Gift Box and Bow! Great as Gifts! Class Size: 15 Saturday, December 18th Parent and Child Class: Gluten Free, Allergy Free Holiday Treats & Gingerbread House 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Demonstration and Hands On $25 Instructor: Tammy Studebaker, A certified PAC (Protect Allergic Children ) Consultant from the ELL Foundation, where she serves on the Board of Directors. Make an allergy friendly gingerbread house, frosted snow men out of popcorn, and learn how to make easy cookies for the holidays, gluten free and allergy friendly. These cookies are free of gluten, dairy, eggs, peanuts and tree nuts. Parents may come and bring your child. Class Size: 18 ** Following the class at 1:15pm Tammy will be giving a free tour around the store featuring the allergy free products used in her classes and much more. Ready to Register? REGISTER ONLINE: WWW.ACTEVA.COM/GO/ANNAPOLIS OR BY PHONE: 877-365-EVENT ext. 3836 during the times: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  9. 9. www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/annapolisculinary Phone: 410-224-2042 Ready to Register? REGISTER ONLINE: WWW.ACTEVA.COM/GO/ANNAPOLIS and follow prompts OR BY PHONE: 877-365-EVENT ext. 3836 during the times: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  10. 10. www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/annapolisculinary Phone: 410-224-2042 Ready to Register? REGISTER ONLINE: WWW.ACTEVA.COM/GO/ANNAPOLIS and follow prompts OR BY PHONE: 877-365-EVENT ext. 3836 during the times: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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