COOKING CLASSES IN MADISON

Chef Joel Olson of Hemmachef offers cooking classes in Madison, Wisconsin, and is also available to teach throughout Wisconsin.  Chef Joel offers private classes and special culinary events and can make your corporate or private event a delicious and memorable one!

Chef Joel is adept at working with students of all ages and abilities, from children to adults, and making sure that everyone has a fun culinary experience while learning useful skills. His students have ranged from 6 year-olds to senior citizens, and many classes have included a wide age range of students. Chef Joel provides participants with safe, well-organized, fun-filled instruction, and strives to maintain a courteous, fair kitchen environment.

Classes are generally offered for these age groups:

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< 2018 >
June 10 - June 16
  • 10
    10.June.Sunday
    No events
  • 11
    11.June.Monday

    Summer Camp: International Breads and Baking, Day 1 (9a-12p)

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    06/11/2018
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States

    In this intensive 4-Day Camp kids will learn to prepare a different baked meal for lunch each day and then will focus on making breads and other baked treats.  They will learn a variety of bread-making styles and techniques while preparing a wide variety of yeast and quick breads as well as cookies from around the world (and also closer to home).  No prerequisites required, but expect to be challenged!  Location: St. Mark’s.  Camp Cost: $235.

    Monday:  Japanese Hokkaido Milk Loaf; Brazilian Cheese Bread; Venezuelan Arepa; Egyptian Saboob (Flatbread); and New England Joe Froggers.  For Lunch: Classic Macaroni and Cheese.

    Summer Camp: International Breads and Baking, Day 1 (1-4p)

    1:30 pm-4:30 pm
    06/11/2018
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States

    In this intensive 4-Day Camp kids will learn to prepare a different baked meal for lunch each day and then will focus on making breads and other baked treats.  They will learn a variety of bread-making styles and techniques while preparing a wide variety of yeast and quick breads as well as cookies from around the world (and also closer to home).  No prerequisites required, but expect to be challenged!  Location: St. Mark’s.  Camp Cost: $235.

    Monday:  Japanese Hokkaido Milk Loaf; Brazilian Cheese Bread; Venezuelan Arepa; Egyptian Saboob (Flatbread); and New England Joe Froggers.  For Lunch: Classic Macaroni and Cheese.

    Cooking, Manners and Etiquette Mini-Camp, Day 1 (5-7:30p)

    5:30 pm-8:00 pm
    06/11/2018
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States

    This highly popular and effective etiquette class is designed for kids ages 10-15.  On day one, students will prepare a variety of foods, then sit and enjoy the rewards of their labor while discussing the concepts and rules of manners and etiquette.  On day two, students will prepare a four-course meal that they will help to serve restaurant-style.  While they dine and share, their dining etiquette will critiqued by Chef Joel in a lively and productive manner.  Recipes and handouts will be presented at the end of class.  Course Cost: $85.

    Day One:  Menu:  Minestrone with Herbed Garlic Flatbread; Turkey Meatballs with Fresh Tomato Sauce and Noodles; Scandinavian Sugar Cookies. Topics:  Common Courtesy; Manners and Etiquette 101; Guest and Host.

  • 12
    12.June.Tuesday

    Summer Camp: International Breads and Baking, Day 2 (9a-12p)

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    06/12/2018
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States

    Tuesday:  Moroccan Khobz; Greek Pita; Irish Soda Bread; Chinese Scallion Flatbread; Indian Naan; and Nan-e Berenji (Persian Rice Cookies).  For Lunch: Cheese Pizza with Fresh Tomato Sauce.

    Summer Camp: International Breads and Baking, Day 2 (1-4p)

    1:30 pm-4:30 pm
    06/12/2018
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States

    Tuesday:  Moroccan Khobz; Greek Pita; Irish Soda Bread; Chinese Scallion Flatbread; Indian Naan; and Nan-e Berenji (Persian Rice Cookies).  For Lunch: Cheese Pizza with Fresh Tomato Sauce.

    Cooking, Manners and Etiquette Mini-Camp, Day 2 (5-7:30p)

    5:30 pm-8:00 pm
    06/12/2018
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States

    This highly popular and effective etiquette class is designed for kids ages 10-15.  On day two, students will prepare a four-course meal that they will help to serve restaurant-style.  While they dine and share, their dining etiquette will critiqued by Chef Joel in a lively and productive manner.  Recipes and handouts will be presented at the end of class.  Course Cost: $85.

    Day Two:  Menu:  Bread and Butter Basket; Vegetable Soup; Fresh Green Salad; Chicken Wellingtons with Classic Velouté; Rice Pilaf; Vegetable Side Dish; Fresh Fruit Napoleons.  Topics:  Manners and Etiquette 102.

  • 13
    13.June.Wednesday

    Summer Camp: International Breads and Baking, Day 3 (9a-12p)

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    06/13/2018
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States

    Wednesday:  Indian Parathas; Iranian Barbari Bread; Lemon Thyme Madeleines; Ramazan Pidesi (Turkish Flatbread with Sesame Seeds); Orange Biscotti.  For Lunch: Baked Ziti.

    Summer Camp: International Breads and Baking, Day 3 (1-4p)

    1:30 pm-4:30 pm
    06/13/2018
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States

    Wednesday:  Indian Parathas; Iranian Barbari Bread; Lemon Thyme Madeleines; Ramazan Pidesi (Turkish Flatbread with Sesame Seeds); Orange Biscotti.  For Lunch: Baked Ziti.

    Kids Knife Skills Class (5-7pm)

    5:30 pm-8:00 pm
    06/13/2018
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States

    Empower your child to help with the cooking by learning real knife skills/techniques that will stay with them for as long as they cook!  Children are great at chopping, dicing and mincing when they learn the proper techniques and safety guidelines.  Kids will practice cutting a variety of fruits, vegetables, and bread.  They will learn special techniques for cutting onions, carrots, peppers and other vegetables, as well as learning how to paste garlic, mince parsley, and make chiffonade of lettuce.  Sign them up now for this intense hands-on life skills lesson with Chef Joel!  A light meal will be served during class.  Location: St. Mark’s.  Class Cost: $40.

  • 14
    14.June.Thursday

    Summer Camp: International Breads and Baking, Day 4 (9a-12p)

    9:00 am-12:00 pm
    06/14/2018
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States

    Thursday:  Italian Focaccia; English Crumpets; Southern Cheddar and Chive Cornmeal Muffins; Flatbrød (Norwegian Flatbread); Jamaican Island Spiced Sugar Cookies.  For Lunch: Jamaican Baked Rice and Peas.

    Summer Camp: International Breads and Baking, Day 4 (1-4p)

    1:30 pm-4:30 pm
    06/14/2018
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States
    St Mark's Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Madison, WI, United States

    Thursday:  Italian Focaccia; English Crumpets; Southern Cheddar and Chive Cornmeal Muffins; Flatbrød (Norwegian Flatbread); Jamaican Island Spiced Sugar Cookies.  For Lunch: Jamaican Baked Rice and Peas.

  • 15
    15.June.Friday
    No events
  • 16
    16.June.Saturday
    No events

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