The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College offers amateur chefs and food enthusiasts opportunities to learn how to prepare three- and four-course dinners from around the globe without leaving South Jersey. Chef Jon Davies of Cape May leads the “An Evening in…” series. Classes will be structured as a demonstration and tasting with class participant assistance.
Learn to create flatbreads, Hummus, Baba Ghannouj, Tabouleh and more in An Evening in Egypt, Oct. 6. This heart-healthy cuisine is centered on whole grains, fruit, olive oil, fresh fish and lamb.
Enjoy the unique flavors of a melting pot province of French and German cuisines, including Tarte Flambé, Coq au Riesling, Spaetzle and more during An Evening in Alsace, Oct. 20.
Explore a Caribbean cuisine that shows hints of Spanish and African heritages in An Evening in Havana, Nov. 10. Attendants prepare Ropa Vieja, Mofongo, Pastelitos, and review the use of mojo and sofrito base seasoning.
China v. Chinatown looks at the difference between authentic Chinese food and what you enjoy at your local take out place, including General Tso’s Chicken, Black Bean Spare Ribs and more, Dec. 1.
Feast of the Seven Fishes, Dec. 15, provides the experience of classic Christmas Eve dishes such as Baccala Salad, fried calamari, linguine with clams, mussels Fra Diavalo and more.
Classes will be held at Atlantic Cape’s Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Kitchen 1. All classes take place 6-9 p.m. For fees and to register, call (609) 343-5655, or visit www.atlantic.edu/ce.