Karen left a comment refering me to continuing education classes (on my post about Christophers Restaurant). I clicked the link that she left. Upon looking, she is right. It DOES look like fun. I decided to repost the classes here:
Come learn to cook a four course meal with your valentine, a gift you can both enjoy. This includes a tasting of each course of food and wine.
Course 1 — Bibb Lettuce Salad with Strawberries and Late Harvest Riesling Vinaigrette
Course 2 — Oysters on the Half Shell with Champagne Mignonette
Course 3 — Roasted Cornish Game Hen with Parsley Potatoes, and Baby Gourmet Carrots
Course 4 — Molten Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Sauce
Make your next party a hit with quick and easy recipes for great party food. You will learn some very creative drink recipes to go along with your hors d’oeuvres. These tips are meant to impress and will have your friends thinking you had your party professionally catered.
Cooking Soup: or how to turn leftovers and scraps into culinary delights!
Learn how to create each of the styles of soup below from scratch.
Puree and Cream Soups, Broth Soups, Chowders and Hearty Soups, Bisques
If a chef doesn’t know anything about French cooking then he cannot be a chef. Restaurants as we know them have their origins in France.Basically, we will be teaching how to make these classical French dishes:
Vichyssoise, Pan-Seared Flounder Amandine with Lemon Beurre Blanc sauce, Bananas Foster
Learn how to make these dishes from scratch, start to finish.
Vive Bene, Spesso L’Amore, Di Risata Molto. Italian cuisine is meant to be shared with friends and loved ones – add a few laughs and it’s the perfect evening.
(Some possible dishes to be taught: Calamari, Arancini, Fresh Pasta (Fettucini and Ravioli), Tomato Sauce, Alfredo Sauce, Tiramisu, Fresh Mozzarella)
In the heart of Spanish cooking lies the origins of tapas, little bites of delicious appetizers meant to be enjoyed with your favorite drink. Learn to cook a few selections from a style of cooking that is only limited by a cooks imagination, Olé!
(Some possible dishes to be taught: Frittata, Stuffed Peppers, Stuffed Squid, Calamari, Tortilla Espanola, Pork Empanadas, Sangria)
Give a man a fish and feed him for a day, but teach a man to fish and feed him for life. Come learn to roll sushi and feed yourself for life.
(Some possible dishes to be taught: Sushi (Maki and Nigiri), Teriyaki Chicken, Miso Soup, Edamame, Cucumber and Wakame Salad, Ginger Dressing, Sake Simmered Flounder, Tempura Shrimp and Vegetable, Noodle Bowls)
Here is the link that she left: http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/cooking.html
Here is what I think of Christophers: https://christyhulsey.wordpress.com/2007/12/05/christophers-of-statesboro/