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Cooking And Wine Classes in Las Vegas Division Of Educational Outreach

Les Kincaid has been teaching cooking and wine classes in Las Vegas for over 25+ years.

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8am–9pm Monday–Thursday,
8am–5pm Friday and Saturday
Questions? Send an email to les@leskincaid.com or call (702) 871-5145

 

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Not Your Classic Macoroni & Cheese

Take a weeknight favorite and step it up a notch. Give up the box mix once you discover how easy it is to prepare this warm, cheesy, creamy goodness in just minutes. We will start with the basic recipe and add ingredients to create new variations of this rich and delicious staple.

January 21 (Tuesday)

6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

 

Cooking Basics: Stocks & Sauces

Take your cooking to the next level of flavor and excitement with delicious homemade stocks and classic mother sauces. This class is a great foundation for all cooks looking for alternatives to store bought products. Once you know the basics, it is easy to experiment with variations.

February 18 (Tuesday)

6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

 

Flavors of Thailand

Explore the unique ingredients and simple techniques of Thai cooking. Thailand’s distinctive cuisine aspires to a perfect blend of flavors and textures; an ideal meal will include sweet, salty, sour, bitter, and spicy elements. Prepare many favorite Thai dishes using aromatic herbs and  spices with traditional ingredients during class. Take home recipes to enjoy in your own kitchen.

February 25 (Tuesday)

6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

 

Essential Knife Skills

Become a successful, efficient, and safe cook by mastering proper knife techniques. Observe and practice proper knife handling and sharpening, learn how to slice, dice, and chop, and discover the art of cutting up a chicken. If you have them, bring your own knives to class for hands-on practice.

March 4 (Wednesday)

6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

 

Indian Cooking Classics

Indian cuisine has multiple regional variations, but is generally characterized by perfect spice and flavor combinations. Learn about various Indian spices and ingredients and how to use them to make satisfying, delicious, and healthy Indian meals right at home.

March 17 (Tuesday)

6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

 

The Perfect Steak

Make the most of every steak with essential techniques and informed selection of the perfect cut. Discuss different types of cuts and what to look for when selecting good beef. Cover the three most popular cooking methods: pan-broiling, pan-sautéing, and grilling. Also on the menu: recipes for classic sides, rubs, and sauces to complement your steak.

April 7 (Tuesday)

6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$59 (1 session)

 

Fish To Perfection

Overcome any fears of preparing fish. Cover three different ways to cook fish as well as the how-tos of buying, storing, and substituting one fish for another. Discover healthy “best choices” for consumption, as well as fish to avoid per local fish advisories.

April 14 (Tuesday)

6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

 

Pizza Workshop

Homemade pizza is tastier than takeout! Make great pizza at home by pairing a fool proof basic pizza dough with a variety of sauces, fresh toppings, and select artisan cheeses. In addition to demonstrating and sharing recipes, we will cover key baking methods so every time you open your oven door you pull out a perfect pizza.

May 12 (Tuesday)

6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

 

Salsas, Spreads & Dips

Take your appetizers and meals from bland to grand by turning up the taste with salsas, spreads, and dips. Adding a new element to a dish can make all the difference in flavor and appearance. Come hungry and ready to explore these mouth-watering sensations. Go home with inspired taste buds and a multitude of recipes.

May 19 (Tuesday)

6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)