Learn the techniques behind the dishes that make Italian-American cuisine popular with just about everyone. In this class, Chef will walk you through preparing dishes your Italian grandmother would be proud to serve, from fresh pasta and slowly simmered tomato sauce to grilled vegetables and a sweet treat.
Slow-cooked "Sunday Gravy" Tomato Sauce
Classic Pork, Veal and Beef Meatballs
Antipasto Platter with Grilled Vegetables
Chocolate and Orange Semifreddo
At each Hands-on Cooking Class, you’ll enter our gleaming new commercial kitchen to be a culinary student for the day. Certified Executive Chef Bill Twaler has more than two decades of experience as a culinary educator and will help you become a stronger cook while enjoying your time in the kitchen. Hone your knives and your skills to become more proficient and efficient as you cook dinner for your family, impress your friends at the grill, or bake sweet treats with coworkers.
Each Hands-on Cooking Class includes the following:
Put on an apron, learn a new skill and cook something delicious with us at CHI!
Kitchen—Hands-on Cooking Classes
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Bill Twaler, Certified Executive Chef (CEC)
Master of Science in Education, University of Kansas
Bachelor of Science in Food Service Management and Associate Degree in Culinary Arts, Johnson and Wales University
Before joining CHI, Chef Twaler was a Professor of Culinary Arts at the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach, the Culinary Arts/ProStart teacher at Wando High School and the executive chef and owner of Old Firehouse Restaurant in Hollywood, SC.
Chef Twaler is an American Culinary Federation (ACF) Certified Executive Chef, was an apprentice on the Culinary Team USA in the 1996 Berlin Culinary Olympics, and was a safari chef at Hammond Ranch in Zimbabwe in 1998.
Chef Twaler’s professional accomplishments include the following:
ALLERGIES AND DIETARY RESTRICTIONS
While every effort is made to accommodate food allergies, this is a teaching environment that includes the preparation of all foods. Please be aware that our menu items may contain or come into contact with common allergens such as dairy, eggs, wheat, soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish or wheat. Please call (864) 250-8835 if you need to request accommodation for any allergies or dietary restrictions.
WEATHER DELAYS AND CANCELATIONS
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Travel to Italy with CHI in this incredible course devoted to one of the world's most beloved cuisines, known for its simple preparations and extraordinary flavors. Learn about Italian flavor profiles, ingredients and techniques as you become more adept at cooking like an Italian. Topics may cover intensely flavorful pasta sauces like Bolognese and puttanesca, technique-oriented dishes like risotto and gnocchi, signature main dishes such as Porchetta, and dolci such as tiramisu.
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