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Class Schedule: Foundation/Basics Classes

Every good cook needs to start somewhere and these classes will help! Whether it's a basic class on chicken, learning essential knife skills or a specific foundation skill like learning how to make fresh pasta; these classes will help build a solid foundation of cooking knowledge.
Chef Carrie Walters
Master Your Knife Skills  
Hands-On Class
Would you like to learn how to execute various basic knife cuts and shapes, like the julienne, dice, brunoise, and others? Mastering these knife cuts can improve the quality of the food you cook. Chef Carrie will explain the importance of how consistent cutting techniques ensure your food is cooked to a uniform degree of doneness, as well as enhance visual appeal. You will also learn how to select, wield, sharpen, and store knives. Bring your own chef's knife or use ours. A discount on all knives will be offered the day of class. A small appetizer plate will be served.
Chef Carrie WaltersTuesday, September 20 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
DLM Culinary Center Staff
UD Continuing Education  
University of Dayton Private Event.
DLM Culinary Center Staff Friday, September 23 • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM • $0.00
DLM Culinary Center Staff
UD Continuing Education 
University of Dayton Private Event.
DLM Culinary Center Staff Friday, September 30 • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM • $0.00
Mary Cooney
All New From Mary's Kitchen 
There's something very special about Mary Cooney's style of cooking. Her Italian upbringing and years of perfecting recipes has resulted in her popular cookbook; Mary's Kitchen. Join this class for an Italian food and wine feast! Prosciutto Wrapped Rosemary Cheese Straws; Spinach Salad with Citrus Dressing; Chicken Marsala with Mushrooms; Lasagna Bolognese with Homemade Spinach Pasta; Broccolini; Cheesy Garlic Bread; and Chocolate Cream Puffs. This menu will be paired with wine.
Mary CooneyWednesday, October 5 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
DLM Culinary Center Staff
UD Continuing Education Class 
University of Dayton Private Event.
DLM Culinary Center Staff Friday, October 7 • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM • $0.00
Mary Cooney
Family Night - Chicken Pot Pie 
Hands-On Class
This menu will hit that comfort food spot for sure! You just can't beat Mary's all-butter pie crust for sweet or savory pies. This is the go-to meal for that cozy Sunday supper. This all American meal will be complete with a chocolate cake with chocolate frosting! Chicken Pot Pie; Green Salad with Creamy Italian Dressing; and Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting. $75.00 for two people.
Mary CooneySunday, October 9 • 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM • $75.00
Julia Hoy
Chicken 101 with Julia 
Chicken is one of the most versatile proteins and this class with Julia will show you various cooking methods, techniques and tips that will help take mundane to delicious. Join this class and learn how you can turn one of our favorite staples into something special. Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken with Pan Sauce; Grilled Jerk Chicken; Vietnamese Stir-fry Chicken with Chili; Chicken Chasseur and Chinese Chicken Salad. This menu will be paired with wine.
Julia HoyTuesday, October 11 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Bryn Mooth
Fall Harvest Supper 
The beautiful array of fall vegetables and fruits will be front and center in this fall harvest menu class. Bryn Mooth, Author of The Findlay Market Cookbook, and Editor of Edible Ohio Valley magazine will show us how to use these seasonal ingredients in recipes that you are sure to use all season long. Flatbread Appetizer with Figs, Prosciutto and Ricotta; Radish and Avocado Salad with Toasted Seed Topping; Barley Risotto with Seasonal Vegetables; Chicken Cutlets with Arugula-Fennel Salad and Chocolate Hot Fudge Pudding Cake. This menu will be paired with wine.
Bryn MoothWednesday, October 12 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Julia Hoy
Beef 101 with Julia 
In this class you'll learn fundamental skills and techniques for making a variety of recipes using different cuts of beef. Julia will walk you through these flavorful dishes in detail so that you can make them at home with confidence. Grilled Flank Steak with Rosemary; Tournedos with Mushroom Red Wine Sauce; Braised Beef with Ancho Chiles; Vietnamese Beef Soup (Pho), and Crispy Orange Beef Stir-Fry. This menu will be paired with wine.
Julia HoyTuesday, November 1 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Chef Carrie Walters
Thanksgiving Dinner 101 
If you are intimidated by preparing a traditional Thanksgiving meal, then this class is for you! Chef Carrie will teach you everything you need to know to pull off a homemade Thanksgiving dinner with traditional recipes that are a must on the table. She will share tips for strategy and timing, so you can enjoy your company, instead of being crazed and dead tied at the end of the day. Recipes are updated and are all "real food" - no soup cans here! Roast Turkey; Home-style Dressing; Homemade Mashed Potatoes and Gravy; Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Crunch Topping; Modern Green Bean Casserole; Fresh Cranberry Relish; and we'll end the meal with Pumpkin Pie from the DLM Bakery. This menu will be paired with wine.
Chef Carrie WaltersTuesday, November 15 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Mary Cooney
Homemade Cannelloni and Ravioli 
Hands-On Class
In this new fresh pasta class you will learn to make two popular types of pasta, two mouth-watering fillings and three sauces. Mary will show you the techniques for making homemade pasta as you follow along and make your own: Cannelloni Filled with Mushrooms, Onions, Zucchini and Chicken, topped with Marinara, Alfredo and Pesto and Pumpkin Filled Ravioli - perfect for the autumn season. This menu will be paired with wine.
Mary CooneyWednesday, November 30 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Zebbie Borland
It's Time to Decorate a Gingerbread House! 
Hands-On Class
Decorating a gingerbread house during the holiday season is a traditional family pastime. Join Zebbie for this hands-on class and learn the step-by-step process for decorating your very own gingerbread house. All icings and candies for decoration will be provided, but feel free to bring some of your own to personalize your house. This is a great activity for parents and children to do together. Sign up early, seating is limited.
Zebbie BorlandMonday, December 12 • 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $50.00
Zebbie Borland
It's Time to Decorate a Gingerbread House! 
Hands-On Class
Decorating a gingerbread house during the holiday season is a traditional family pastime. Join Culinary Instructor Zebbie Borland for this hands-on class and learn the step-by-step process for decorating your very own gingerbread house. All icings and candies for decoration will be provided, but feel free to bring some of your own to personalize your house. This is a great activity for parents and children to do together. Sign up early, seating is limited.
Zebbie BorlandTuesday, December 13 • 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $50.00