Adult Cooking and Mixology
Try one of our one-day Cooking and Mixology Workshops to learn how to make a certain food or mix that perfect drink! Workshops are either hands-on or demonstration. The hands-on workshop students will follow along with the chef or bartender making their own small portion. In the demonstration workshops, students will watch the chef or bartender taking notes and asking questions along the way. In both types of workshops participants will taste the items and then go away the recipe.
Cooking workshops are taught by Abby Chavez from Creative at Homes. Bar Knowledge workshops are taught by Michael Carhartt, bartender at Tela Bar and Kitchen in Wyoming.
Learn to prepare and cook different foods in our one-day workshops from Creative at Homes, Abby Chavez. Students will do hands-on, watch demonstrations, take notes and ask questions. Learn to make delicious soups, fresh tarts in homemade pie crust, and plan a months’ worth of meals. Taste all items and go away with delicious recipes.
Adult Cooking: Soup Making
Ages 14 and above
February 2, 2024, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Join Abby Chavez with Creative at Home for an evening of soup making. This workshop will make 2 different kinds of soup. We will cover knife skills and how to make roux and season soups. This is a demo class but there will be opportunities to get involved in different steps as well as sample the finished product.
Adult Cooking: Fresh Tarts
Ages 14 and above
April 12, 2024, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Join Abby Chavez with Creative at Home and expand your pastry-making skills with this beautiful fresh fruit tart. During this workshop we will make a Short Dough, Pastry Cream, and prep the fruit for a beautiful tart that will be a show-stopper at any event. Each of these components can be used in several additional ways so they are great options for you to have in your baking tool kit. This is a demo but there will be opportunities to get involved with the different steps as well as sample the finished product.
NEW: ART ON THE ROCKS
Join us once a month
Metals & Margaritas -
Create various pieces of jewelry using precious metal clay while sipping on a Margarita and snacking on chips and salsa. Pick pieces up at a later date once they have been fired.
Bourbon & Boards -
Personalize a charcuterie board with a chemical burning process while learning how to smoke your own bourbon drinks. Charcuterie snacks will be provided.
Coasters & Cosmos -
Decorate four coasters with alcohol inks while sipping on cosmos and snacking on seasonal veggies and dip!
Sparkles + Spirits -
Create a fused glass ornament with colored glass pieces while sipping on a sparkly cocktail and snack on holiday cookies!
Wine Tangling -
Learn the art of Tangling by using a Wine Splatter Design while enjoying a refreshing glass of wine.
Gimlets & Glass -
Pick from a set of 4 stemless Wine Glasses or beer glasses and etch a design on the outside. Enjoy a specialty Gimlet cocktail served with various snacks.
Metals & Mojitos -
Create a variety of jewelry pieces using metal clay. Enjoy a mojito and delicious snacks. Pick pieces up at a later date once they have been fired.
|Art on the Rocks
|Dates||Day/Time||Member Fee /
|Metals & Margaritas||Oct 4, 2024||WED 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.||$65 / $58.50||Register Here|
|Bourbon & Boards||Nov 1, 2024||WED 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.||$75 / $67.50||Register Here|
|Coasters & Cosmos||Nov 29, 2024||WED 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.||$60 / $54||Register Here|
|Sparkles + Spirits||Dec 6, 2024||WED 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.||$60 / $54||Register Here|
|Wine Tangling||Feb 28, 2024||WED 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.||$60 / $54||Register Here|
|Gimlets & Glass||Apr 17, 2024||WED 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.||$60 / $54||Register Here|
|Metals & Mojitos||Jun 19, 2024||WED 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.||$65 / $58.50||Register Here|
Having trouble registering online? Call Lisa Zupon - (513) 728-4266. Lisa can register you over the phone.
NEW: MIXOLOGY CLASS - BASIC COCKTAILS
New for 2024 is our Mixology mini-sessions taught by Michael Carhartt, bartender at Tela's Bar and Kitchen in Wyoming. Michael will teach you how to make simple drinks that you can make to impress your friends. This is a 3-week class with each week using a featured liquor, vodka, tequila and rum.
This is a demonstration class where participants will learn to make drinks that can easily be made at home. Drinks will be basic to intermediate topped off with the appropriate garnishes. Students will watch the instructor, take notes, ask questions and of course sample the creations. Recipes will be sent home.
Classes will be held at the Grove Event Center, 9158 Winton Rd, behind ArtsConnect arts center and the Springfield Township fire station.
Michael is a bartender at Tela's Bar and Kitchen in Wyoming. He loves to entertain and surprise his customers by flipping bottles as he pours liquor in glasses. He balances glasses on his forearm as he pours then serves the drinks by carrying them on the top of his hand. Micahel has a passion for creating new and unique cocktails. Students will learn how to make simple cocktails while enjoying the show.