“Let them Eat Cake!” – A Cake and Cupcakes Decorating Class

Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 10:30 am – 1:30 pm | $95 per person

Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | $95 per person

Come along all you frosting fanatics, cake connoisseurs, and mousse maniacs for this special class and let us help make your favorite occasions a little more special. Joyful Kitchen is happy to have two great bakers and cake decorators to teach you some fun frosting recipes and techniques that are sure to cheer up any event! We will learn how to make some classic fillings and frostings along with many different ways to apply them to your favorite sweet treats. Learn how and when to use the various piping tips and find out what the fuss about fondant is all about. Sprinkle a little more fun into your next party and sign up today!

Knife Skills and Knife Sharpening Workshop

Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 10:30 am – 1:30 pm | $95 per person

Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | $95 per person

If you want to hone your technical skills in the kitchen, take a sharp look at this class and get your knives ready for Spring and Summer. From julienne, to chop, to chiffonade, join us for 3 hours of cutlery delights where you will learn to master perfect cuts, how to choose the correct knife for the right task, and how to correctly hold, clean and maintain your knives. You will learn how to combine your new skills to cut up a tasting menu along the way. As an added bonus, we will have a mobile knife sharpening service on premises so that guests can bring their knives to be sharpened onsite during the class, for a modest fee. Remember, a sharp kitchen knife is a chef’s most important tool!

Flavors of Japan

Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 10:30 am – 1:30 pm | $95 per person

Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm | $95 per person

Umami, miso, togarashi, sake… the influence of Japanese food can be seen everywhere these days, but what do they all mean and what do they taste like? Come learn more about Japan’s unique culinary offerings and how it can translate to your own home cooking. Get acquainted with common Japanese ingredients and flavors that form the foundation of Japanese cuisine, where to buy them and how to prepare authentic, home-style Japanese food. We will also show you how to use traditional pantry items in new ways. For those with an interest in Japanese cooking and culture, this course serves up an array of delicious inspiration and dishes.