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.

 

Food Trends

Cost (per class):
  • members: $10
  • non-members: $15
Time:

5:30-7 pm

Location:

ARC Instructional Kitchen

Cooking with Quinoa 
April 4, 2018

A complete protein and a fantastic wheat-free alternative, the demand for quinoa has risen sharply in recent years. Join us in the kitchen to learn how to create delicious meals using this trendy nutritional power-house.

 

Breakfast All Day, Everyday 
April 10, 2018

Breakfast is often called the most important meal of the day and some of our most favorite, healthiest, and affordable foods are served at breakfast. Join us and enjoy breakfast all day!

 

Meal Prep Cooking Series (3-meal package) *Different Pricing*
February 20, 2018 (1); March 27, 2018 (2); April 17, 2018 (3)

3 classes, 27 meals, $25! Join partners from McKinley health 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 Tupperware! All participants will prep 9-meals to take with them.

 

Vegan & Vegetarian Cooking 
April 18, 2018

We can win friends with salad! Vegetables and grains can be cooked in a variety of creative and diverse ways to bring out the best and most satisfying flavors imaginable. Join us and learn to make wholesome, delicious, and nutritious meals.

 


Cultural Series

Cost (per class):

  • members: $10
  • non-members: $15

Time:

5:30-7 pm

Location:

ARC Instructional Kitchen

Sushi Making for Beginners
January 24, 2018 & February 21, 2018

Learn how to make sushi in your own home! We will make California rolls, cucumber salad, miso soup and some of your favorite sauces with fresh ingredients and equipment that most people already have in their own kitchen.

 

Thai Cuisine
January 31, 2018

Get started cooking traditional Thai cuisine. Learn some simple but popular Thai dishes that you can make in minutes. Be prepared to feast on Pad Thai, Spring Rolls, and deliciously simple Thai fried bananas.

 

Indian Cuisine
February 7, 2018

An exciting introduction to Indian cuisine! Join us learn about the flavors of India while we make perfectly spiced Samosa’s with mango chutney, butter chicken, and hummus.

 

Sushi Making 2.0
February 28, 2018 & March 28, 2018

Are you ready to take your Sushi skills to the next level? Join one of our Student Wellness cooking instructors and learn to utilize authentic sushi making tools. Be prepared to try some fun and challenging recipes.

 

Mexican Cuisine
March 7, 2018

Fresh and authentic Mexican food! Learn to prepare a variety of Mexican delicacies such as quesadillas, tacos, burritos, enchiladas and fresh salsas.

 

 

Holiday Series

Cost (per class):
  • members: $10
  • non-members: $15
Time:

5:30-7 pm

Location:

ARC Instructional Kitchen

For the Love of Food: Valentine’s Day
February 13, 2018

Join us for an evening of romance in the kitchen! Come on your own, with a friend, or a significant other. Our instructor will take you through a culinary celebration of Valentine’s Day.

 

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