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Last-Minute Deal on a Saturday Class

What are you doing Saturday night?  We have a Last-Minute Delicious Deal on a few seat in Saturday’s Party Bites class  Find out details…

(Might be a fun Mother’s Day gift… hint hint…)

Last Minute Deals


Last-Minute Deals – All The Time!

Congratulations to Amanda Degrave!  She snapped up our Last-Minute Delicious Deal for Friday’s ‘Sergio’s Southwestern Kitchen’ cooking class. She registered for the 2 remaining seats in the class with a 25% savings. Way to go, Amanda. Enjoy the class!

Last-Minute Delicious DealsWe have started a new ‘Last-Minute Delicious Deals‘ page on our website where we’ll feature an upcoming class with a few remaining seats.  You, our blog subscribers, will hear about the Deals. Anyone can visit the page any time via the Last-Minute Deals badge in the right column of our kcculinary.com website, but unless you just want to keep the page bookmarked and randomly try checking to see if there’s a new deal, it pays to be a CCKC Kitchen Talk blog subscriber to get notice as the deals are posted!

The current last-minute deal is for a Sunday 4/24 class, ‘Flavorful Weekend Nights: Couples Cook Floribbean Cuisine.‘  We have 4 seats left in the class, and we’re offering them at 25% off. You have to call us to get the discounted price.  Click here to read more about the class and to get the details…

Shhh… This Deal Is For Blog Subscribers Only

We have a Last-Minute Delicious Deal that only our CCKC Kitchen Talk Blog Subscribers are hearing about:  2 seats are available for 25% OFF in this Friday’s ‘Sergio’s Southwestern Kitchen’ class.  Find out details…
CLICK HERE!Last Minute Deals

Sweep Up Savings With These Spring Deals

Delia's Delicious DealsThe Dean of Deliciousness is doing some Spring Cleaning and offering last-minute deals on these April Classes…

Enjoy 10% OFF
if you grab a seat
by Noon on Wed, April 13

“Spilling the Beans” on Coffee Brewing Basics
Sat. 4/16/16  |  10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Was $55   NOW $49.50
Vincent Rodriguez owns a bike shop in Lenexa, KS called Velo+ which is all about bikes, coffee (and sometimes beer)!  “But why?” he gets asked all the time.  His response?  “Why not?” It’s a seriously great way to connect with folks over coffee, bikes (and sometimes beer)!  He absolutely loves coffee and takes it seriously as evidenced by the fact that he roasts his own coffee (MAPS Coffee) on-site in a killer roaster … in the bike shop. Join this coffee roasting, brewing (and drinking!) expert for a captivating and highly informative morning exploring the aromatic world of coffee.

One Italian Sauce, Many Meals
Tue. 4/19/16  |  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $60   NOW $54.00
Daniela Abel shares her love of Italian food as she teaches you how to make some amazing authentic dishes.  Her specialty is Italian and when we asked her what she would like to teach, there was no hesitation – she wanted to teach a classic Italian “Mother Sauce”, her family’s version of traditional Marinara Sauce, and then show how to create several DIFFERENT dishes from this one sauce.

Flavorful Weekend Nights
Midwest Barbecue Institute: Craft Beer And The Art of BBQ

Thu. 4/21/16  |  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $75   NOW $67.50
Spend a fun interactive evening celebrating mankind’s most primal union-fire and meat-and let’s pair it with craft beer! An American Royal Grand Champ Chef and Boulevard Brewing Co.’s in-house expert and professed “Foodie” will lead us in this exaltation of grills and hops. A beer expert shows us how to match beer styles with grilled foods. A BBQ expert will wax rhapsodic on perfect grilling and share great recipes, some of them with beer in them!

Lucy & Ethel’s Candy Workshop
Sun. 4/24/16 
|  10:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Was $60   NOW $54.00
I LOVE LUCY! … and candy too!  We’ve all seen it…..the hilarious episode where Lucy and Ethel get jobs at a candy factory and then have to hide the evidence of their ineptness … by stuffing candy in their mouths?  Well we have our own version of “Lucy & Ethel” in the form of Shannon Hartnett and Laura Thomsen.  We actually refer to them like this!  They are candy makers extraordinaire and have offered to pair up at the conveyor belt to share their tips on making perfect candies.  Join us for one of the most unique and fun candy making experiences you’ll find anywhere in KC!

Midwest Barbecue Institute: The Thrill Of The Grill
Grilling 101
Sun. 4/24/16 
|  10:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Was $80   NOW $72.00
A staple in our Midwest BBQ Institute, this extended class will leave no briquette unturned when it comes to home grilling. It’s a “must take” class that will start at the beginning and go through each step: gas vs. charcoal; how to light a fire; determining proper fire temperatures; testing meat for doneness; why, what and when to marinate; choosing the right meats and fish for grilling; which ground beef makes the best burgers; and cooking on a cedar plank. Chef Richard will share some of his favorite recipes so we can show off our new skills in our own backyards.

Flavorful Weekend Nights
Couples Cook ‘Floribbean’ Cuisine

. 4/24/16  |  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $75   NOW $67.50
Grab your honey (and your sunglasses!) ‘cause we’re heading to Key West! Floribbean Cuisine is heavily influenced by immigrants from Haiti, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Cuba and even South America and emphasizes extremely fresh ingredients and complex medleys of spices, seafood and poultry, and a generous use of fresh fruit and tropical citrus, all with an unpretentious and natural presentation style.   Let’s catch the “Keys Disease”…that sudden desire to cut ties with home and move to “the Keys” and learn about the components of “Floribbean”.  Chef Jim Tinkham will take us there.

Handmade Ice Cream & Gelato
Mon. 4/25/16 
|  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $55   NOW $49.50
Once seasoned instructor Mari Ruck shares her tips on making homemade ice cream and gelatos including an amazing ice cream sandwich recipe, you’ll be making your own treats like nobody’s business. Using fresh ingredients and a standard ice cream maker, we’ll start by learning to make a basic vanilla ice cream that will be placed between two tasty Chocolate Chip-Style Cookies to form a decadent Ice Cream Sandwich.

Wok Cooking Made Simple!
Tue. 4/26/16 
|  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $55   NOW $49.50
Stir fry is one of the most versatile cooking styles.  Let’s learn how to do it from a pro. Chef Yvette Hirang will teach you techniques on how to create a quick delicious Asian dish with just 3 basic ingredients that you should have in your pantry!

Perfect Packable Picnic Menus
Wed. 4/27/16
  |  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $50   NOW $45.00
This year, why not learn to pack healthy alternatives for your picnic outing. Nutrition Specialist, Lauren Abel, will show you how to pack the perfect lunch menu without all the fat.  These picnic menus are not only delicious, but also very nutritious!

Cooking Without Recipes
Wed. 4/27/16
  |  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $65   NOW $58.50
Got your attention, didn’t we? Yes … we are absolutely serious about this class and so is Chef Jim Tinkham, instructor extraordinaire. Taking this class is a step toward a lot more freedom in your kitchen. It’s a step closer to cooking the way many professional chefs do – by relying on their senses: taste, touch, sight, smell, sound and undoubtedly … common sense! Join us on this Saturday morning as we learn a great deal about food today while Chef Jim teaches us some basic guidelines and techniques for learning to cook instinctively – without recipes.

Flavorful Weekend Nights:
Couples Cook! Experience Love In The Italian Kitchen

Fri. 4/29/16 
|  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $75   NOW $67.50
No … not that kind of love!  But rather the cooking kind of love that one can only get through directly encountering the sights, sounds and smells of Italian cooking at its finest.  Tonight is a very different approach to a cooking class and one that will be full of extraordinary experiences!

You have until Wednesday, April 13 at Noon
to sign up and receive the discount...

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Spots are limited so sign up soon.
(Sorry, this deal is not retroactive)

This Great Deal Ends Friday At 4p

Delia's Last Minute DealRegister NOW and get
* 20% OFF *
an awesome cooking class at
The Culinary Center of Kansas City™


SUNDAY, April 3, 2016  |  12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
was $50   Now $40.00
We’re firing up the ovens and digging out the rolling pins for a fun-filled afternoon of baking with culinary instructor Christina Robson. She’s excited to share some of her favorite recipes and teach you how to make fabulous Biscotti, Scones and delicious flavored curds, from start to finish. It’s a class that will elevate your baking skills as she shows you the secrets and short-cuts of baking delicious softer Biscotti that won’t break a tooth when you bite into it like those rock-hard versions. You’ll work alongside Christina as she shows you how to modify classic Cream Scones using various fresh, frozen, and dried fruits as well as a savory cheese and herb scone. (You’ll be taking a batch of scones dough home to bake and show off to your family too! You’re welcome.) Then you’ll learn fundamental techniques as she demonstrates how to make tasty Lemon & Orange Curd dessert spreads for topping your warm scones. Oh, and not to worry … Christina will also tell you how to freeze all these beauties so you can pull ‘em out and dazzle company on a moment’s notice!
(includes Tasting, Recipes and Take-Home Scones Dough)

You have until Friday, April 1 at 4 p.m.
to receive the discount...  No foolin’

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Spots are limited, so sign up soon.
(Sorry, this deal is not retroactive)

Delia’s Delicious Deals

Delia's Delicious DealsEnjoy 10% OFF
these fabulous classes
on our March and April schedule…

Junior Chefs Academy (Ages 9-14): Game of Cakes
Sun. 3/20/16  |  10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Was $60   NOW $54.00
Master Cake Baker Shannon Harnett is in ‘da house and will guide kids (ages 9-14) in this fun and interactive cake-a-palooza of a class! Each team will receive their own large cake board and then be assigned a theme such as tropical, winter wonderland, outer space, etc.…. you get the idea. Then it’ll be cake, icing and elbows, plus a few “mystery” decorations to get their creative juices flowing, as they create the ultimate customized cake structures.

Let’s Get This [Grill] Party Started!
Thu. 3/24/16  |  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $60   NOW $54.00
Let’s learn some easy make-ahead party foods to get your grillin’ party underway! Learn how to smoke cheese and how to create Spiced Hummus with Roasted Red Peppers, Southern Red Pimento Cheese Bread with Toasted Naan Bread (made fresh in class!), Cedar Planked Roasted BBQ Spiced Mixed Nuts and Sonoma Cheese Torte with Grilled Pesto Melbas and more.

Couples Cook at Villa DiGiovanni,
featuring ‘Timpano’

Thu. 3/31/16  |  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $65   NOW $58.50
Grab your “amante” (lover) and learn to cook in Chef Sandy DiGiovanni’s Italian kitchen. Her style is informal but not without much acumen and fierce commitment to the authentic foods of her heritage. Let’s celebrate one of her new class menus tonight beginning with Fried Artichoke Hearts with Caper Aioli.  Then it’s on to one of the most iconic of Italian dishes – The “Big Night” Timpano. Add a grilled Caesar Salad and Broccoli Affogatti (Drunken Broccoli) and Ladi Tourta Cake, and you’re on your way to a trip to Italy.

Making Music & Memories Around The Table

Sat. 4/2/16
Was $65   NOW $58.50
(includes fiddle workshop from 9:30-12:30
KC-Style BBQ lunch from 12:30-1:00
‘Open to the public” Jam Session from 1:00-3:00
(invite your friends & family to the Jam Session and tell them that we will still have BBQ lunch available for sale when they come for the public jam session, won’t you?)
Renowned fiddler Betse Ellis (of “Betse & Clarke” fame; formerly with The Wilders) will teach an intermediate skills fiddle workshop and show us the how to combine the perfect mix of musical ingredients to “ferment a tune.”   She will teach us what makes a fiddle tune sound “finished” and what elements combine to impart that magical flavor.  Join us for an exploration of the ingredients of fiddle authenticity. You’ll learn when to play double stops vs. single melody notes, the bowing patterns making up melodic rhythm, and how to infuse your fiddling with great emotion. This class will be geared towards adults who have played music for some time, but skilled young people of at least 12 years of age are very welcome. Interested students should be at least intermediate level, able to learn a straightforward fiddle tune by ear, and ready to explore the next level of expression. Please bring a portable recording device of your choice.  This workshop is presented by the Kansas City Folk School in collaboration with The Culinary Center of Kansas City™.

Sweet & Savory Biscotti, Scones & Curds
Sun. 4/3/16  |  12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Was $50   NOW $45.00
Elevate (Leaven?) your baking skills as you learn to make delicious Biscotti, classic Cream Scones, and versatile Lemon and Orange Curds dessert toppings. Variations and freezing tips too.

Tagine Cooking: Moroccan Cooking Vessel
Sun. 4/3/16  |  12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Was $50   NOW $45.00
Morocco is an exotic culinary mecca and one of the most diverse cuisines in the world. Relax as Chef demonstrates how to use rich spices and the indigenous tall, conical cooking vessel to create savory Moroccan foods like Beef Tagine with Tomatoes, Farro with Caramelized Sweet Onions, and more.

You have until Tuesday, March 16 at Noon
to sign up and receive the discount...

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Spots are limited so sign up soon.
(Sorry, this deal is not retroactive)

Save 15% with Delia’s Last Minute Deals!

Delia's Last Minute DealDeals end Tuesday, January 19 at Noon, so act now!
(Sorry, Not Retroactive)

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Full-Day Pro Series Class: All About Chocolate
. 1/24/16  |  10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Was $125   NOW $106.25
A serious full-day Pro Series class taught by a veteran chef, restaurateur and culinary instructor, Chef Richard McPeake.   MORE >

Introduction to Middle Eastern Cooking  
Mon. 1/25/16 
|  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $55   NOW $46.75
Culinary instructor Christine Rossi invites you into her world of Middle Eastern foods and cooking, and shares with you the beautiful traditions that accompany the Middle Eastern culture.    MORE >

Pure Vanilla 
Sat. 1/30/16  |  10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Was $50    NOW $42.50
We’ll have a vanilla expert “in da house” – Chef Charlie Hammond – to teach us about this amazing ingredient in all its forms and show us how to use it to its fullest.   MORE >

Baking Cool Breads with Mr. McCool: Full-Day Mardi Gras King Cake & Easter Bread
Sat. 1/30/16 
|  10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Was $85    NOW $72.25
Let experienced CCKC instructor and master baker Paul McCool show you how to measure, mix, knead, ferment, shape, and bake these iconic Mardi Gras and Easter traditions.   MORE >

Make-Ahead Masterpieces
Sun. 1/31/16 
|  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $60    NOW $51

Finding a spare minute to prepare meals can be a struggle. So let’s let a Master Chef show us how to get ahead of the kitchen chaos with a method that creates a dish for today and two for the freezer in a snap!   MORE >

Learning to Cook Classic Italian
Tue. 2/2/16 
|  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $55    NOW $46.75
We will make classic egg pasta dough, authentic Marinara and perfect meatballs. Plus, you’ll take home some of your creation as well.   MORE >

Lusciously Lenten: Say Goodbye to the Fish Fry
Wed. 2/3/16 
|  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $55    NOW $46.75

Whether you’re practicing “no-meat Fridays” for Lent or just looking for ways to add healthy fish menus to your repertoire, Lauren Abel will show you the way.   MORE >

Asian Noodles Dishes ‘Pho’ You
Wed. 2/3/16 
|  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Was $55    NOW $46.75

Join Chef Yvette Hirang as she shares a cultural, historical and product overview of the world of Asian noodles AND teaches you the fundamentals of cooking with noodles.   MORE >

Also…the following great classes have a few seats left in them so grab ’em before they are gone.  (Sorry but they aren’t part of Delia’s crazy deal today.)  .

“VIP Dinner” For Entertaining
Thu. 2/4/16  | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.  |  $60

Wine Pairing Made Easy With 5 Easy Tips
Thu. 2/4/16  | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.  |  $65

FWN & MBQI: ‘Que IQ Party!
A “Tour” of the Kansas City BBQ Scene
Fri. 2/5/16  | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.  |  $75

Baking Cool Breads with Mr. McCool:
Full Day Multigrain, Lavash & Focaccia
Sat. 2/6/16  | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  $85

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Get it while the getting is tasty, friends.
This deal won’t last long on the plate!