During each two-hour meeting of the Cooking Certificate class, you will work with a partner to prepare a full meal, regardless of whether you are an experienced cook or have never cooked before. Our cooking class will teach you the skills to make delicious, inexpensive meals from around the world.
Who can register?
For High School students enrolled in Project Success partner schools.
Is any of this true about you?
- You want to learn how to cook for yourself because you want to help your family or you have plans to leave home
- You are interested in practicing your cooking skills in preparation for a career in the food industry
- You aren’t much of a cook, but you are looking for something fun to do with your friends on Wednesdays after school
- You want to meet and build community with people you’ve never met before
- You want to try new foods
If so, Cooking Certificate is a great fit for you!
Topics covered during a typical trimester:
rough chop, dice, mince, julienne
Dry and moist heat techniques
sauté, stir fry, pan fry, steam, simmer, boil
Seasoning and understanding basic flavors
saltiness, umami, sweetness, bitterness, acidity, spicy heat
Creation of basic sauces
roux, alfredo, ragu, and various broths and stocks
Commonalities and differences between food preparations around the world
East and West Africa, Vietnam, Japan, United States, Italy, Ecuador, Mexico, and other regions/countries
How to shop for food
How to choose produce that tastes better and is more affordable because it’s in season
Cooking Certificate (10 sessions)
Spring Trimester Dates
Mondays, 4:30-6:30 pm
April 12th – June 14th
Questions? Contact Institute Program Manager Emily Vang at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All classes held at:
1 Groveland Terrace
Minneapolis, MN 55403