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June 2019

Mediterranean Cooking

June 15 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, 312 Pearl Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$185.00
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From the spice markets of North Africa to the tapas bars of Spain (and every flatbread, sardine, and glass of wine in between), the cuisines of the Mediterranean are as unique and vibrant as the people who cook them. In this hands-on introduction to Mediterranean cooking, you’ll explore the flavor profiles and signature technique of regions like Provence, Southern Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey, and North Africa. Learn the tools you’ll need to make this healthful and flavorful culinary tradition a…

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Parent & Teen Creative Cupcakes (San Antonio)

June 29 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, 312 Pearl Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$370.00
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Cupcakes have evolved since the days of out-of-the-box birthday party food. Today, everyone is a cupcake expert, and a simple cupcake just doesn’t excite people the way it used to. Join us for this hands-on class where you’ll learn to turn your cupcake game up a notch. With some of our favorite recipes and step-by-step instructions on making piped flowers, leaves, and impressive swirls, your next dessert table will be anything but ordinary.

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Spain and the World Table

June 29 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, 312 Pearl Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$185.00
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When discussing Spanish cuisine, tapas is always the star. After all, there are few culinary traditions as fun: small plates, big flavor, and the fun of sharing over a glass of Spanish wine. Of course, Spain surely has some full-size dinner plates in its cabinets, and in this hands-on class, we’re going to explore the best of Spanish cuisine, from elegant tapas to its complex, heartier dishes. Join us to learn (and taste) the ingredients, techniques, and traditions of Spanish…

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July 2019

Classic and Contemporary Sauces

July 13 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, 312 Pearl Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$185.00
PM 20180825 SA CEclass 004 3

Sauces are how skilled chefs transform humble ingredients into something extraordinary. At home, sauces are a simple way to liven up basic dishes, like grilled pork chops or roasted chicken. In this class, you will learn the basic characteristics and techniques for preparing a range of classic and contemporary sauces such as emulsions, coulis, and more. You’ll also discover the ideal foods to pair with these sauces, along with presentation techniques (because even a Wednesday can be special!).

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Healthy Cooking at Home

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, 312 Pearl Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$185.00
PM 20180825 SA CEclass 004 3

Here at the CIA, we say “Food is Life,” and that’s not only about being food obsessed (which we are), but also recognizing the important role food plays in our health and wellness. Come join us for this hands-on class where you’ll learn about wellness issues as they relate to food, as well as techniques and recipes for preparing food that is good and good for you.

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August 2019

Baking at Home – The Desserts

August 24 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, 312 Pearl Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$185.00
PM 20180825 SA CEclass 004 3

Whether you are a total cookie rookie or an aspiring bake sale VIP, this one is for you. Come join us for this hands-on class where you’ll learn the fundamentals of the most essential baking techniques, like pie dough, mixing methods, and custards. Learn tips and tricks from a CIA chef instructor that will have you confidently crimping, folding, and frosting your way through any recipe for impressive professional-quality desserts.

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Everyday Grilling

August 24 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, 312 Pearl Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$185.00
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If you love grilling but are feeling uninspired by hamburgers and steaks, come join us for this class where you’ll learn tips, tricks, and recipes that will inspire your inner grill-master. Turn up the heat and put that fire to work for breakfast, lunch, appetizers, dinner, and even dessert, to banish those grilling doldrums for good.

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September 2019

Bistros and Brasseries

September 7 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, 312 Pearl Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$185.00
PM 20180825 SA CEclass 004 3

The words bistro and brasseries may bring to mind fancy French-ness, but the food served in these French cafes is actually casual fare, like cozy comfort foods that come from a rich history of necessity and sustenance. In this class, learn iconic bistro dishes, like beef stewed in red wine, creamy leek and cheese tart, and chocolate mousse (ooh la la!). CIA chefs will demonstrate how to make a classic French omelets and a decadent croque monsieur, so you can…

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Bangkok and Beyond

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, 312 Pearl Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$185.00
PM 20180825 SA CEclass 004 3

Spicy, sweet, and tangy—Thai food is an exciting balance of extremes. This vibrantly flavored cuisine features generous helpings of fresh herbs, spices, and chile peppers with a balance of sweet, salty, and sour characteristics. In this class, you’ll be introduced to the traditional (sometimes unfamiliar) ingredients of the region through classroom discussions, chef demonstrations, and hands-on cooking. You’ll prepare and taste a variety of dishes such as Pad Thai, Tom Yum Goong, Thai curries, and many other iconic dishes from…

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Artisan Breads at Home

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, 312 Pearl Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$185.00
PM 20180825 SA CEclass 004 3

Homemade bread is at once the most simple and most intimidating challenge home cooks face. It may seem like magic when flour, water, salt, and yeast come together to make everyone’s favorite food, but in this hands-on class, we’ll demystify the art of making bread. Together, we’ll discuss the 12 steps of bread baking, plus cover different types of flours, yeasts, and mixing methods, then get your hands dirty as you gain the confidence to make bread in your own…

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An Indian Feast

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, 312 Pearl Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$185.00
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Explore the mystique and lore of one of the most colorful and exciting culinary regions of Asia. As a nation of 28 states, India contains a dramatic range of cuisines showcasing seasonal ingredients and unique cooking techniques. During this rich and informative expedition, we will unveil the distinct culinary preferences of India's most influential states and prepare authentic dishes from Kerala, Gujarat, Goa, West Bengal, Tamil, and Punjab. Featured dishes include lamb with vinegar and garlic, cashew nuts with coconut,…

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Italian Cooking at Home

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, 312 Pearl Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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$185.00
PM 20180825 SA CEclass 004 3

Pasta may be Italy’s most popular contribution to world food, but Italian cuisine is far more diverse than just pastas and sauces. Italian Cooking at Home explores the amazing variety of foods and flavors across every region of Italy, from little snacks and tidbits (spuntini) to the glories of a true Italian brodo (soup broth), from fresh pastas and crespelle (sfoglie) to sweets (dolci). We’ll explore traditional favorites like creamy risotto and tiramisu, and also sample a selection of lesser-known—but…

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