Home for the Holidays: Fudges, Barks and Brittles (Hands-on)

Cost: $119.00

If you're an aspiring chocolatier or just love confectionery, the holidays are your time to shine! Join us as our professional pastry chef teaches you the techniques for mastering fudges, barks and brittles that are sure to impress. Take home what you produce and win over anyone with a sweet tooth this holiday season.


At each Hands-on Cooking Class, you’ll enter our gleaming new commercial kitchen to be a culinary student for the day. Chef Kristen Grissom from the Culinary Insititute of the Carolinas 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:

  • Step-by-step instruction from Chef as you produce several dishes in our state-of-the-art commercial kitchen
  • Knives and aprons to use during your class
  • Enjoy all of the food you prepare at the end of class, and take home what you don’t finish!
  • Tea and water
  • An informational packet with all the recipes, tips and techniques covered during your hands-on class

Put on an apron, learn a new skill and cook something delicious with us at CHI!


No special attire is needed. Dress comfortably in casual attire.

Studio—Demonstration & Tasting Classes
No special attire is needed. Dress comfortably in casual attire.

Kitchen—Hands-on Cooking Classes

  • Closed-toe non-slip shoes
  • Appropriate attire includes long pants and clothing that is neither flammable nor excessively loose.
  • Participants should be able to stand for an extended period of time.
  • If you choose, you may bring your own knives, safely wrapped in a thick towel or encased in a knife kit. Please wash and sanitize your knives thoroughly before you leave your home and again when you arrive.
  • Aprons will be provided for use during class.
  • Each participant will receive a CHI T-shirt to take home or wear during class.

Masks are required for all college visitors, students and employees. Please do not bring extra guests. For updated information, please check reopening plans and guidelines to the
college’s response to COVID-19.

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