Helping You Make Healthy Living a Habit

All classes are cooking demonstrations with generous tastings of each recipe.

Please Note: Register in person at the ARC or CRCE Member Services when facilities are open for operations. Please refer to the facilities schedule for hours of operation. Cooking class registration will close three days prior to the scheduled class to allow for grocery purchase. Cooking class registration is non-refundable and non-transferable.

We recommend that participants bring their own food containers in case there are leftovers.

*Please contact us with any food-related allergies or sensitivities a minimum of one week in advance of your scheduled class. We will do our best to accommodate your request and will contact you if we are unable to meet your needs. Please contact Alana Harris at apharri2@illinois.edu for any additional questions.

Meal Prep Series

Cost (3 class series):

$25

Time:

5:30-7 pm

Location:

ARC Instructional Kitchen

Meal Prep Cooking Series (3-class package)
Jan. 30, 2019
Apr. 17, 2019
Apr. 24, 2019

Join partners from McKinley Health Center and Campus Recreation for a 3-class cooking series teaching students to engage in cost-effective, time-saving, and nutritious meal preparation. Don’t forget your takeaway containers! All participants will enjoy sampling 27 recipes and will receive ample portions to take home.


Spring Instructional Cooking Classes

Cost (per class):

Free

Time:

5:30-7 pm

Location:

ARC Instructional Kitchen

Thai Cuisine
Jan. 23, 2019

Did you know that meals in Thailand are treated as celebrations? Join us to learn how to make some Thai food favorites like Spring Rolls and Pad Thai!

 

Indian Cuisine
Jan. 29, 2019

An exciting introduction to Indian cuisine. Learn to make flavorful dishes such as butter chicken and samosas using traditional Indian spices.

 

Middle Eastern Cuisine
Feb. 12, 2019

Did you know pita bread originated in the middle east and is considered to be the oldest bread in the world? Come enjoy pita bread and other traditional foods!

 

Valentine’s Day
Feb. 13, 2019

It’s a sweetheart special in the Instructional Kitchen! Come on your own, with a friend, or a partner and join us for an evening of music and delicious food.

 

Sushi 1.0
Feb. 20, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to make your favorite sushi rolls, then this class is for you! Come ready to feast on California rolls, Yakitori chicken, and cucumber salad accompanied by a variety of sauces.

 

Italian Cuisine
Feb. 26, 2019

Italian food is more than just pizza and spaghetti. There’s a wide range of ingredients, flavors, and dishes to experiment with in your own home. Let us help get you started.

 

Mediterranean Cuisine
Mar. 6, 2019

It’s time to take a culinary trip to Greece! Plane ticket not included, but we will be making delicious honey cake and roasted sweet potato!

 

Spring Baking 
Mar. 13, 2019

After this class, you’ll be prepared to wow your family and friends with seasonal bakery delights. We’ll be baking with fresh, in-season fruits.

 

Breakfast for Dinner
Mar. 27, 2019

If you love breakfast all day, every day, then this is the class for you! We’ll be pulling out all the stops from banana French toast to breakfast cookies.

 

Sustainable Eating
Apr. 3, 2019

Did you know your diet not only impacts your health, but also the environment? Join us in the Instructional Kitchen for an evening of earth and budget friendly meals!

 

Sushi 2.0
Apr. 9, 2019

It’s time to step up your sushi game! Join us for a food-filled evening of Japanese Bagel Rolls, Spicy Crab Rolls, and more! You’ll also have the opportunity to freestyle your rolls.

 

Cooking with Superfoods
Apr. 10, 2019

Learn to cook deliciously healthy meals with ingredients that pack a nutritional punch! We’ll use avocadoes, kale, almonds, quinoa, dark chocolate and more! All recipes are vegetarian.

 

Vegan and Vegetarian Cuisine
Apr. 16, 2019

Whether you’ve eaten vegan for years or just curious about it, join us for an informative session complete with delicious plant-based eats!

 

Instagrammable Eats
Apr. 22, 2019

Time to elevate your Instagram game! Let your inner foodie shine by preparing trendy foods and taking gorgeous photos.

 

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