COOKING CLASSES

Fall Cooking class registration is OPEN. Registration is available online, via the UCI Campus Rec App and in person at Campus Recreation Services (2nd floor, ARC - MC, visa, cash/check). For more opportunities cooking or custom events, please contact Chef Jessica!

Cooking classes are open to all UCI students and ARC Members. All others interested in taking a cooking class, please contact Campus Recreation Services (949-824-3738) to verifty availability and rates. Vegetarian options are available with most cooking classes. Some classes do go over the posted time. Please contact Jessica VanRoo, jvanroo@uci.edu, at least 7 days prior to class for additional information. Please review the Campus Recreation Refund Policy (pdf).

As of Oct. 1, 2017, for a limited time, as part of the UCI Wellness Program for Faculty and Staff, a special subsidized discount of $20 dollars off of all “Member Rates” is available for all UCI Employees (non-student positions only). To receivethe discounted rate you must register by phone or in person and provide your UCI Employee ID Number and Department. No refunds for online or previous purchases. No limit for number of classes purchased per employee. Only 1 discounted rate per class. Must be used by employee only.


Syrian and Turkish Homecooking
Thursday, 10/26 6pm-8pm, ARC Kitchen


Menu: Mezze Spread: Muhammara; red bell pepper walnut dip (Syrian and Turkish), Turkish Kisir (Tabbouleh salad with Harissa), Mutabal (Syrian eggplant dip), Entree: Tavuklu Kuru Fasulye; Turkish Bean Stew with Meat, Onion, Peppers in Tomato Sauce, Mujadara; Syrian Lentils and Rice Pilaf, Dessert: cigar nut pastries. Vegetarian options are available with most cooking classes.

Members:
$35
Non-Members: $45



The World's Spiciest Food
Tuesday, 11/7 6pm-8pm, ARC Kitchen

Menu: Chicken Vindaloo (Indian), Sichuan style Wontons with Red Oil (Chinese), Camarones a la Diabla (Mexico), Jamaican Jerk chicken with Rice. Vegetarian options are available with most cooking classes.

Members: $35
Non-Members: $45


Fermentation Workshop: Kimchi
Saturday, 11/11 11am-2pm, ARC Kitchen

Menu: Homemade Kimchi, Kimchi Fried Rice, Kimchi Pancakes. Each participant will take home a jar of homemade kimchi at the end of the class. Vegetarian options are available with most cooking classes.
Members: $35
Non-Members: $45


Pumpkin Everything
Wednesday, 11/15 6pm-8pm, ARC Kitchen

Menu: Pumpkin Raviolis with sage/brown butter/pecans, Pumpkin Corn pudding, Pumpkin Risotto, Pumpkin jelly roll (cake). Vegetarian options are available with most cooking classes.
Members: $35
Non-Members: $45

Southeast Asian Noodle House
Tuesday, 11/28 6pm-8pm, ARC Kitchen

Menu: Malaysian Coconut Laksa Noodles (Noodles in a thick coconut curry grav), Singaporean Curry Rice Noodles(Dry stir fried thin rice noodles with Shrimp) , Thai Pad Kee Mao (Thick Rice Noodle Stir Fry with Vegetables), Indonesian Soto Ayam (Lemon Grass and Kaffir Lime Leaf Chicken Broth). Vegetarian options are available with most cooking classes.
Members: $35
Non-Members: $45

Handmade Gifts for the Holidays
Saturday, 12/2 11am-2pm, ARC Kitchen

Menu: Gingerbread Men Sugar Scrubs, Lavender Rosemary Bath bombs, Homemade Toffee and Tart Cherry Chocolate Bars, Lemon Scented and Chai Scented Sugar Button Cookies, Handmade Candy Canes.
Members: $35
Non-Members: $45

Baking: The Perfect Cookies and Macarons
Saturday, 10/14 11am-2pm, ARC Kitchen


Menu: Classic Chocolate Chip Cookie, Lavender Macarons with Lemon Buttercream Filling, Flawless Sugar Cookies, Coffee Macaron with Ganache Filling. Vegetarian options are available with most cooking classes.

Members:
$35
Non-Members: $45



Baking: Fresh Breads and Donuts
Saturday, 11/4 11am-2pm, ARC Kitchen

Menu: Glazed Donuts, Blueberry Cake Donuts, Tangzong Style bread filled with custard, Crusty French Bread.

Members: $35
Non-Members: $45


Baking: Perfect Cakes and Cake Decoration
Saturday, 11/18 11am-2pm, ARC Kitchen

Menu: Yellow cake with Buttercream, filled with Ganache or Strawberry Filling, decorated to your liking. A cake will be provided at the time of the class. You will practice making yellow cupcakes and we will demo how to make buttercream.
Members: $35
Non-Members: $45

Meal Prepping 101
Tuesday, 10/10 6-8pm, ARC Kitchen


Menu: 2 portions of snack (2 pizzas) Whole Wheat BBQ Chicken Pizza with Pesto Drizzle, 2 portions of breakfast (2 Burritos) Breakfast Chorizo Veggie and Egg Burrito, 4 portions of dinner (4 bowls) Mediterranean "Halal" Chicken and Whole Grain Farro Rice Bowl with Lemon Zucchini and Garlic Sauce, 2 portions of lunch (2 wraps) Moroccan Spiced Quinoa Chickpea Salad Wrap
*Please bring at least 5 disposable or reusable containers to store your food, we will only provide foil AND plastic wrap.

Members:
$65
Non-Members: $75



Meal Prepping Grain Free - Gluten Free Grains
Monday, 10/30 6-8pm, ARC Kitchen

Menu: 2 portions of snack (2 Bars) Quinoa Protein Bars, 2 portions of breakfast (4 Muffins) Crispy Hash Brown Turkey Sausage Egg Quiche, 4 portions of dinner (8 skewers) Lemon Oregano Chicken and Vegetable Skewers with Amaranth Pilaf, 2 portions of lunch (2 bowls) Three Bean Salad Power Bowl with and a Roasted Tomato Dressing or Balsamic Vinaigrette
*Please bring at least 6 disposable or reusable containers to store your food, we will only provide foil AND plastic wrap.

Members: $65
Non-Members: $75


Meal Prepping - Vegetarian Meal Prep
Tuesday, 11/14 6-8pm, ARC Kitchen

Menu: 2 portions of snack (2 Bars) Baked Banana Chocolate Donuts with Peanut Butter Frosting, 2 portions of breakfast (2 Bowls) Vegetarian Chorizo Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl, 4 portions of dinner (4 bowls) Moroccan Spiced Chickpeas and Vegetable Stew over Cauliflower and Couscous, 2 portions of lunch (2 burgers) Black Bean Walnut Burgers with Tangy Slaw on Whole Wheat Bun
*Please bring at least 6 disposable or reusable containers to store your food, we will only provide foil AND plastic wrap.
Members: $65
Non-Members: $75

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All Cooking Class Participants: All classes are hands on and require participant involvement. Due to food and supply purchases for the Cooking classes there will be no refunds or credits within 7 days of scheduled cooking classes. Please contact Jessica VanRoo by email or or 949-824-0459 if you have any questions.