Get Thanksgiving Ready at These Cooking Classes

By: Scott Davis | November 11, 2019

Photo Courtesy of Experience Cooking.

Cooking classes are fun any time of the year, but they are even more fun around the holiday season. Learning new recipes or techniques can help you bring a little more pizazz to the Thanksgiving dinner table. So grab an apron and check out these upcoming cooking classes.

Eastern Market: Nutrition Education

Eastern Market is bustling throughout every season in Detroit, but the holiday season is really when the market comes alive. Nutrition Education takes place in Shed 5 and offers classes for both kids and adults. Some Thanksgiving highlights includes Root Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie for kids on November 16, Thanksgiving Pies for everyone on November 23, Thanksgiving Leftovers for adults on November 30. 

Zingerman’s Bakehouse

Zingerman’s is world famous for their sandwiches and deli offerings, but they also have a popular Bakehouse where you can learn how to make delicious meals at home. Their upcoming schedule includes Sumptuous Soups on Wednesday, November 20, Fondant Fondamentals on Thursday, November 21, and Baking Pies a Plenty on Monday, November 25. Be sure to register for classes soon as many of the classes are known to sell out!

Fustini’s

Named after the stainless steel containers used to store olive oils and balsamic vinegars in Italy, Fustini’s is a foodie’s dream filled with fresh ingredients and smells. You can learn how to bring that freshness to your Thanksgiving table at their Beyond the Turkey class on Thursday, November 21 and Sweet-Salty-Sassy-Sultry class on Saturday, November 23. You can see their full schedule of classes from all four locations – Ann Arbor, Holland, Petoskey, and Traverse City –  on their website.

Experience Cooking

Thanksgiving Cooking Classes

Photo Courtesy of Experience Cooking.

Experience Cooking allows you to, well, experience cooking with hands-on cooking classes in a fun and relaxed environment. Their upcoming classes include Fall Soups on Friday, November 15, Thanksgiving Sides on Tuesday, November 19, and French Macarons on Wednesday, November 27. Experience Cooking also throws private events and dinner parties, perfect for your next corporate or family outing.

Mirepoix Cooking School

Mirepoix aims to cook up a great time at every one of their cooking classes, and November is full of them. Upcoming classes include My Big Fat Greek Cooking Class on Friday, November 15, Perfect Fall Menu Cooking Class on Saturday, November 16, Classic French Favorites on Monday, November 18, and Amazing Asian Cooking Class on Tuesday, November 19. You can also sign up for private cooking sessions, speciality tastings, and even a cooking league.