Adult Cooking Classes

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center hosts regular cooking classes for adults.  Tuesday nights, our Viking kitchen is filled with food, spirits and fun as community chefs take the lead in creating a delicious feast.  Some chefs come from our fabulous local restaurants; others have honed their skills at home.  If you’re interested in hosting a class, call Salina at 228.897.6039, extension 315.  If you just want a taste of the fun, click on the following classes and reserve your space!

Class Return and Exchange Policy: If you are unable to attend a class, we will issue a full refund if you notify us a minimum of one week before the class. If the notification of withdrawal is given after this time but at least 48 hours prior to the class date, we will issue a class credit to be applied to future classes. Refunds will be processed  within 30 days of cancellation. Less than 48 hours prior to the class date, refunds will not be given. Exceptions to this policy may be granted on a case by case basis or in cases of documented family or medical emergency. Call 228-897-6039 if you are unable to attend a class.

 

From Scratch Cooking, Making Great Gumbo
with Mississippi food writer and photographer Julian Brunt and partner Kim Wilson
Tuesday, May 30
4:30pm – 9:00pm
(If you would like to see the food being prepared from start to finish, we will be starting at 4:30pm but you can come at 5:45pm for a quick demo and a delicious dinner!)

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Learn how to make a great gumbo, including the secrets of a perfect roux. Expect to leave this class with all the skills to make the best gumbo of your life.

From Scratch Cooking, Baking Bread from Home
with Mississippi food writer and photographer Julian Brunt and partner Kim Wilson
Tuesday, June 6
4:30pm – 9:00pm
(If you would like to see the food being prepared from start to finish, we will be starting at 4:30pm but you can come at 5:45pm for a quick demo and a delicious dinner!)

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Learn how to make a French baguette with Katie Fisco, baker and former cook at Vestige in Ocean Springs, Four by Brother Luck in Colorado Springs and a culinary school grad. This is a hands-on class for those that want to discover the secrets of baking bread at home.

From Scratch Cooking, Orchid Authentic Indian Cuisine
with Mississippi food writer and photographer Julian Brunt and partner Kim Wilson
Tuesday, June 13
4:30pm – 9:00pm
(If you would like to see the food being prepared from start to finish, we will be starting at 4:30pm but you can come at 6pm for a quick demo and a delicious dinner!)

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Learn how to make an authentic Indian meal with the owner of Orchid Indian Cuisine, the Gulf Coast’s only Indian restaurant.

From Scratch Cooking, Lunch with the Sicilian II
with Mississippi food writer and photographer Julian Brunt and partner Kim Wilson
Saturday, June 17
10:30am – 1:00pm

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Join us for a Saturday lunch with the chef from the Sicilian II. We will start with bruschetta, then homemade chicken noodle soup, followed by chicken piccata and a chocolate mousse. Don’t miss this hands-on, from scratch class.

From Scratch Cooking, Classical French Cooking
with Mississippi food writer and photographer Julian Brunt and partner Kim Wilson
Tuesday, June 20
4:30pm – 9:00pm
(If you would like to see the food being prepared from start to finish, we will be starting at 4:30pm but you can come at 6pm for a quick demo and a delicious dinner!)

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We will have guest Chef Jean-Paul Lavalle wow you with his classical French cooking style. Look for escargots and quenelles of red fish with a shrimp bisque sauce. Full menu to follow shortly.