UT Culinary Institute Offers International Cooking Classes
KNOXVILLE - The Culinary Institute at the University of Tennessee is offering the community a series of international cooking classes to explore the fare of eight countries. Classes begin January 21 and will run through March 10.
Chefs skilled in the countries' particular cuisines will teach participants how to use ingredients and cooking techniques from those nations. Participants also will learn about the countries' culture, customs, and native foods. They will then prepare a meal and experience it in the traditional manner of those countries.
Classes will be held on Saturdays and will be taught at the institute, 2712 Neyland Dr., from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Cost is $99 each. The institute is inside the UT Visitors Center.
Participants may sign up for individual classes.
Cuisines to be explored are:
January 21: Persian/Iranian, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
January 28: French, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
February 4: Korean, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
February 11: Italian, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
February 18: Irish, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
February 25: Liberian, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
March 3: Japanese (Sushi), 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
March 10: German, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Published January 12, 2012