Cooking is an acquired skill; one that takes time and patience to perfect, but in the end often proves rewarding. Foodies on Aquidneck Island need not worry about lacking the proper skills to engage their inner chef. With classes taught by knowledgeable experts, your inner Ramsay, Ray and even Batali is just waiting to surface.

 

Wednesday, March 2 | 6-8pm

Newport Cooks: The Art of Charcuterie with Chef Christophe Jalbert
Owner of two popular restaurants in the Berkshires, Chef Jalbert has trained under three James Beard award recipients. In this informative and high energy class, he will share his love and knowledge of cooked and cured meats, known as charcuterie. Learn to make delicious sausage from scratch using locally raised meats and herbs. Fee: $65 per student. Details.

 

Monday, March 7 | 4:15-6pm

Newport Cooks Children’s Cooking Class: Small Bites & Hors d’Oeuvres
Newport Cooks’ hands-on children’s cooking and baking classes will teach your child basic techniques while they try different foods and learn to master the art of recipe following. Details.

 

Thursday, March 10 | 6-8pm

Newport Cooks 4 Ways to Prepare Perfect Salmon: Poached, Baked, Steamed & Sautéed w Chef Sharyn Singer
Learn about the different types of salmon and what to look for when purchasing it during this demonstration style class. Private Chef Singer will teach you four different recipes including Salmon en Papilotte, Baked Salmon, Poached Salmon and Sautéed Salmon. Free: $65 per student. Details.

 

Saturday, March 12 | 4-7pm

Newport Cooks Monthly French Regional Gourmet Dinner Class with Chef Alain Hugard
Former Private Chef to Senator & Mrs. Claiborne Pell and the Barron Hilton family, Chef Alain Hugard, will share his love of cooking with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients, moderate portions, few carbs and  low to no sugar. You’ll learn how to make a grand menu of: Avocado Boats with goat cheese, Seafood Timbale in puff pastry with rice pilaf and asparagus and an apricot soufflé. Details.

 

Monday, March 14 | 4:15-6pm

Newport Cooks Children’s Cooking Class: Souffle – Savory & Sweet
Newport Cooks’ hands-on children’s cooking and baking classes will teach your child basic techniques while they try different foods and learn to master the art of recipe following. Details.

 

Monday, March 21 | 4:15-6pm

Newport Cooks Children’s Cooking Class: Pot Pies, Hand Pies and More
Newport Cooks’ hands-on children’s cooking and baking classes will teach your child basic techniques while they try different foods and learn to master the art of recipe following. Details.

 

Monday, March 28 | 4:15-6pm

Newport Cooks Children’s Cooking Class: Friendly Cooking Competition
Newport Cooks’ hands-on children’s cooking and baking classes will teach your child basic techniques while they try different foods and learn to master the art of recipe following. Details.