Looking for a free cooking class nearby? Why not attend one of Williams-Sonoma’s popular free in store cooking and technique classes to learn the art and science of cooking from their own culinary experts in August 2011. The next free cooking class offered is The Lunch Bunch: Brown Bags for Busy Families on August 14 (click at bottom for more information) The specific times may vary from place to place, and you’ll need to RSVP. Sundays are their cooking technique class days. Each class is dedicated to a specific culinary topic, from the best way to work with specific ingredients, cookware and tools to creative ideas for seasonal meals. Thanks to Free Things to Do in Denver and Free Things to Do in Dallas for info on these great free cooking classes.
- Hour-long free culinary technique classes are free and include tastings of prepared dishes.
- Participants enjoy 10% savings on select same-day store purchases.
- Available at all stores; culinary class times vary by store location.
- Cooking class size is limited – call your local store to register.
August 2011 Free Cooking Class Schedule
THE LUNCH BUNCH – SATISFYING BROWN BAGS FOR BUSY FAMILIES
Sunday, August 14
Make lunch a nutritious and delicious part of your day. Pack your kids’ brown bags—and your own—with our favorite foods-to-go, plus homemade snacks that will stave off midday hunger pangs. Our enticing recipes will help your family stay healthy (and on budget).
COOK ONCE, EAT TWICE
Sunday, August 21
Weeknight dinners just got a whole lot easier! The strategy is simple: when you’re roasting a chicken or cooking a beef brisket, prepare extra so you can create more meals during the week. Learn to make a master recipe along with dishes that feature leftovers in inventive new ways. We’ll also discuss food-storage basics, safe ways to freeze and thaw leftovers, and tips for planning weeknight meals.
Sunday, August 28
We’ve partnered with BabyCakes, the award-winning New York bakery, for an introduction to gluten-free baking. We’ll demonstrate (and sample) some of their scrumptious recipes as we discuss the correct flours and other ingredients to use, plus techniques for making tender baked goods. Even if you can eat traditional baked treats, these makeovers will provide sweet inspiration.