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Nov132018

2019 PFC Cooking Class Schedule

 

PFC does Cooking Classes. Get your friends together for a fun night of cooking!

 

$20 per person, with a child aged 12-17 free with adult purchase.

 

Register for a Cooking Class in-person with a friendly PFC cashier at 507 Harrison, Kalamazoo.

 

Looking for a fun, educational gift idea? Purchase a voucher good for one cooking class for $20 at PFC! Your gift recipient can exchange the voucher for participation in any cooking class.* Advance registration necessary--just bring the voucher to a PFC cashier at least two days before any class.

 

The 2019 Class Schedule is as follows:

Classes are typically on Tuesdays from 6:30pm to 8pm. All classes are held at PFC Natural Grocery & Deli at 507 Harrison Street in Kalamazoo.

 

Jan 8th 6:30 - 8:00pm Handmade Vegan Cheese - Paul Vugteveen

Learn how to make complex and delicious vegan cheese by hand from Chef Paul Vugteveen of OPEN Vegan Eats! Paul uses only the highest quality ingredients and is always innovating, bringing new cheese to his customers and clients. These flavorful cheeses are great for cheese and cracker platters, deli style sandwiches, or a delicious component countless dishes.

OPEN Vegan Eats specializes in barrier free food. Please notify Paul at paul@openveganeats.com of any dietary needs that you may have.

 

(SOLD OUT) Jan 15th 6:30 - 8:00pm Ferments - Heather Colburn

New year, New Microbiome! Learn how to make easy and delicious fermented veggies, yogurt, and kombucha with Heather Colburn, owner of Elder Fire Farm Arts.   

Please notify Hether at hether@freshfoodisfun.com of any dietary needs that you may have.

 

Feb 5th 6:30 - 8:00pm Vegan Baking Basics - Paul Vugteveen

Chef Paul Vugteveen of OPEN Vegan Eats will discuss foundations of vegan baking and demonstrate tested recipes and techniques that will result in a successful and flavorful experience! This class is for anyone interested in baking vegan in a way that refuses to compromise flavor. Participants can look foward to taking home innovative recipes and techniques including handmade egg replacers and dairy substitutes.

OPEN Vegan Eats specializes in barrier free food. Please notify Paul at paul@openveganeats.com of any dietary needs that you may have.

 

Feb 12th 6:30 - 8:00pm Raw Food Love - Sara Kozminske

Preparing healthy food is one of the best ways to show love, and raw foods are a great option, whether you're treating someone else or yourself. Join us to learn several raw foods dishes with chef Sara Kozminske, all served up with a healthy side of love.

Please notify Hether at hether@freshfoodisfun.com of any dietary needs that you may have.

 

Mar 5th 6:30 - 8:00pm Vegan Foundations - Paul Vugteveen

Learn kitchen tested techniques that will act as the basis for building dishes that are simple, yet burst with flavor! Join Chef Paul Vugteveen of OPEN Vegan Eats to create handmade and shelf stable items that provide the depth of flavor that is often missing when it comes to vegan food. Chef Paul Vugteveen will demonstrate how to stock up your pantry with items that are sure to please! Join Paul as he builds dishes from scratch and offers up a way of cooking that refuses to compromise quality.

OPEN Vegan Eats specializes in barrier free food. Please notify Paul at paul@openveganeats.com of any dietary needs that you may have.

 

(CANCELLED) Mar 12th 6:30 - 8:00pm Corned Beef - Natasha Blake-Beach

Do you want traditional corned beef for St. Patrick’s Day? Does it seem intimidating or feel like too much work? Let Chef Natasha Blake-Beach show you how this traditional recipe can be fun and easy!

Due to special ingredients needs for the Corned Beef Cooking Class, we had to have a minimum number of 4 people registered for this class by Thursday, February 28. Unfortunately, we had to cancel this class due to low enrollment. Thank you for your understanding.

 

Apr 9th 6:30 - 8:00pm Soup It Up! - Sara Kozminske

Learn the basics of soup making with chef Sara Kozminske. We’ll make stock and bone broth, and use those to make classic soup recipes, including a creamy soup, a broth-based soup and a pureed soup. Get creative time and money saving tips to make healthy, hearty, delicious soups using seasonal ingredients. 

Please notify Hether at hether@freshfoodisfun.com of any dietary needs that you may have.

 

Apr 16th 6:30 - 8:00pm Handmade Vegan Meats - Paul Vugteveen

Chef Paul Vugteveen of OPEN Vegan Eats will demonstrate a variety of handmade meat analogues. Paul has been fine-tuning his recipes and techniques for years. In this class, participants will take home recipes and learn what it takes to creat their own hand rolled sausages, sliced deli meats, and charcuterie.

OPEN Vegan Eats specializes in barrier free food. Please notify Paul at paul@openveganeats.com of any dietary needs that you may have.

 

May 7th 6:30 - 8:00pm Vegan Brunch! - Paul Vugteveen

Join Chef Paul Vugteveen of OPEN Vegan Eats as he demonstrates his absolute favorite brunch dishes! Paul has been serving up original vegan brunch for years. Paul will provide recipes for items ranging from eggless omelets to pancakes and waffles to handmade breakfast sausage. Plus, learn the technique for creating perfect hash browns from scratch!

OPEN Vegan Eats specializes in barrier free food. Please notify Paul at paul@openveganeats.com of any dietary needs that you may have.

 

Wednesday, May 8th 6:30 - 7:30pm Traditional Ricotta Cheesecake - Natasha Blake-Beach

Spend quality time with a special woman in your life while you learn to make traditional ricotta cheesecake with chef Natasha Blake-Beach, the creator of some of your favorite PFC Bakery treats. Sample cheesecake and housemade toppings, and take home recipe cards.

PLEASE NOTE: This class will make foods that contain dairy and may contain gluten.

 

 

May 14th 6:30 - 8:00pm Ferments - Heather Colburn

Learn how to make easy and delicious fermented veggies and kombucha with Heather Colburn, owner of Elder Fire Farm Arts.

Please notify Hether at hether@freshfoodisfun.com of any dietary needs that you may have.

 

Jun 11th 6:30 - 8:00pm Using Cauliflower Instead of Grains - Sara Kozminske

Keto-friendly and low carb! Learn how to make delicious pizza with a cauliflower crust, as well as fried “rice” with chef Sara Kozminske.

Please notify Hether at hether@freshfoodisfun.com of any dietary needs that you may have. 

 

$20 per person. Kids 12-17 are free with an adult.

Preregister with a friendly PFC cashier today at 507 Harrison, Kalamazoo!

 

*Classes are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment.

*Cooking Class Vouchers are not eligible for Wellness Classes