Cooking

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Thank you for enrolling in a cooking class with Polytech Adult Education.

Below are a few program guidelines we would like you to be familiar with:

  1. If you are not going to be able to make it to class, please call 302-697-4545 as soon as possible and let us know, so that we can make any necessary adjustments.
  2. We respect your time and therefore try to start promptly. If you are running late, please feel free to still come and work yourself into the class. We will do our best to help to you get caught up.
  3. If you are not feeling well, please let us know and we will be glad to reschedule you for another night.
  4. Please wear closed toe shoes.
  5. Please avoid wearing a sweater.

That’s it. Have a great class!

Sincerely,

Jeremy McEntire

COOKING with Chef Chris​​​​​​​

Indian Favorites

Indian cuisine may seem intimidating because of its complex flavors and diverse ingredients, but it in not beyond your grasp. Allow Chef Chris to get you started as he teaches you to make samosas (vegetable-stuffed pastries) and ras malai (cheese dumpling). you will be glad you did.

VF210 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 06 | Dec 3 only | T | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Korean Cuisine

Learn how to cook Korean favorites! You will make Mandu (Korean dumplings), Bibimbap (vegetable rice bowl), and grilled Korean short ribs with Chef Chris.

VF211 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 2 | Jan 28 only | T | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Bakery Favorites

Bring out the creative baker inside of you. Come make Cannoli (from shells to filling) and Croquembouche (decorated cream puff trees). Chef Chris will show you how easy it is to make these tasty treats.

VF211 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 3 | Feb 11 only | T | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cooking With Your Kids

Come enjoy an evening with your kids making pizza from scratch. Chef Chris will show you and your child how to enjoy spending time together in the kitchen making this favorite.

VF211 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 4 | Feb 25 only | T | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Sushi Sculpture

You may know how to make sushi, now the next step is how to get creative with it. Learn how to make dragon and caterpillar sushi rolls with Chef Chris.

VF211 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 5 | Mar 10 only | T | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Fancy Cake Pops

Cake pops are a huge hit at parties, wedding receptions and great for bake sales too. Learn how easy and fun it is to make them and even bring some home for you family and friends. Materials cost included in tuition.

VF211 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 6 |Mar 24 only | T | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Manakish-Middle Eastern Pizza

Ready to try an international treat? These Middle Eastern pizzas made from scratch are popular for breakfast, choose from a variety of savory toppings.

VF211 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 7 | Apr 7 only | T | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Eastern Italian Desserts

Try an Italian twist on dessert. Learn how to make Ricotta Pie, Pizza Rustica and Lemon Cookies (Anginetti) with Chef Chris. Buon appetito!

VF211 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 8 | Apr 28 only | T | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Ramen Hacks

Join us to learn different ways to spice up those ramen noodles instead of using that high-sodium packet. This is great for college kids, busy nights, or an alternative to going out for lunch. Great way to use leftovers!

VF211 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 9 | May 5 only | T | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

COOKING with Chef Elonka

Thanksgiving Pies

Your Thanksgiving dinner worries will fly away in this unique class. Students will make sweet and savory pies with season fruits and Chef Elonka’s twist. Each student will craft 2 beautiful pies, which can be saved for a couple of weeks in a fridge or freezer.

VF100 | 3 Hours | $39.00

Sect 03 | Nov 21 only | TH | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

International Holiday Feast

Allow yourself to add something different and adventurous for your holiday dinner this year. Chef Elonka will show how food can be a magical experience and a way to bring different personalities together from all around the world, with peace. We will be making duck/goose, quails, and rabbit. Forget your doubts. Be brave and be merry!

VF110 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 04 | Dec 19 only | TH | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Burgers From Scratch

Create your own burger from scratch in two different ways: Russian and American, with Chef Elonka’s twist and unique side dish.

VF210 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 7 | Jan 23 only | TH | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Lamb & Lentil

Allow Chef Elonka to introduce you to lamb and lentil – two friends who never fight. You will learn how to prepare different parts of lamb in 2 different ways and create an unforgettable flavorful lentil dish.

VF210 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 8 | Feb 27 only | TH | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Fish 3 Ways

Come and make fish three different ways – fried, poached and roasted whole. Learn various techniques to prepare different types of fish, using different methods, and with different styles of presentation.

VF210 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 9 | Mar 19 only | TH | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Chicken 3 Ways

Come and learn three creative ways to make chicken – chicken cordon bleu, chicken thighs roulade, and chicken cornichon.

VF211 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 0 | Apr 23 only | TH | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Granola Bars and Smoothies

Prepare for the summer season with Chef Elonka’s unique and healthy recipes for granola bars and smoothies.

VF211 | 3 Hours | $39.00
Sect 1 | May 28 only | TH | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM