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EatBeat Calendar: Jan. 16-31 (Updates With More Classes!)

January 16th, 2009 · No Comments

CLASSES AND EVENTS IN SOUTH FLORIDA

Note: Events, teachers and times subject to change; call venue and confirm information in advance. To have your event published, see instructions at end of this calendar.

Look for updates and additions after original post that are flagged in red.

Week of Jan. 12:

Florida Culinary Institute, 2400 Metrocenter Blvd., West Palm Beach. Call (866) 206-3840.

  • Saturday, Jan. 17: Hands-on class – Chinese Cuisine in honor of Chinese New Year; 10 a.m., $125.
  • Saturday, Jan. 17: Hands-on class – Classic French Pastries; 10 a.m., $125.

Publix Apron’s Cooking School, 5050 Champion Blvd., Boca Raton. For information or reservations, call 561-994-4883 or www.publix.com/aprons/schools/Boca/Home.do

  • Sunday, Jan. 18: Hands-on class – Bread Baking; 1 p.m., $35

Week of Jan. 19:

Publix Apron’s Cooking School, 5050 Champion Blvd., Boca Raton. For information or reservations, call 561-994-4883 or www.publix.com/aprons/schools/Boca/Home.do

  • Tuesday, Jan. 20: Demo-technique classCelebrity Chef: Jeff Tsao; 6:30 p.m., $40
  • Wednesday, Jan. 21: Demo-technique class – Celebrity Chef: Virginia Willis; 6:30 p.m., $50
  • Thursday, Jan. 22: Demo-technique class – Shellfish Exposed; 6:30 p.m., $45
  • Friday, Jan. 23: Demo-technique class – Northern Italian Dinner Party; 6:30 p.m., $50
  • Saturday, Jan. 24: Demo-technique class – Barbecue in Your Oven; 6:30 p.m., $40

Robb & Stucky Culinary Center, 4001 Design Center Dr., Palm Beach Gardens. Call (866) 206-3840.

  • Friday, Jan. 23: Hahn Family Estates – Five-course tasting wine dinner, 7-10 p.m., $90.
  • Saturday, Jan. 24: Gourmet Super Bowl – Chef Christian helps you prepare for the big game with winning recipes, 6-8 p.m., $50.

Florida Culinary Institute, 2400 Metrocenter Blvd., West Palm Beach. Call (866) 206-3840.

  • Saturday, Jan. 24: Hands-on class – Classic French Cuisine; 10 a.m., $125.
  • Saturday, Jan. 24: Hands-on class – Miniature Pastries; 10 a.m., $125.

Whole Foods Market, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens; call 561-691-8550.

  • Saturday, Jan 24: Kids class – Celebrate Chinese New Year; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $15.

Week of Jan. 26:

Publix Apron’s Cooking School, 5050 Champion Blvd., Boca Raton. For information or reservations, call 561-994-4883 or www.publix.com/aprons/schools/Boca/Home.do

  • Tuesday, Jan. 27: Demo-technique class – Simi Winery – Steve Reeder; 6:30 p.m., $45
  • Wednesday, Jan. 28: Hands-on class – Italian Techniques – First of a three-part series; 10 a.m., $150
  • Wednesday, Jan. 28: Hands-on class – Italian Techniques – First of a three-part series; 6 p.m., $150
  • Thursday, Jan. 29: Demo-technique class – Celebrity Chef: Pam Anderson; 6:30 p.m., $45. Book signing 5-6 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 30: Demo-technique class – Girls’ Night Out: All Over Asia; 6:30 p.m., $40
  • Saturday, Jan 31:  Demo-technique class – Big Game Day Bash; 11 a.m., $40
  • Saturday, Jan. 31: Demo-technique class – Big Bad Bold Reds; 6:30 p.m., $50

Robb & Stucky Culinary Center, 4001 Design Center Dr., Palm Beach Gardens. Call (866) 206-3840.

  •  Monday, Jan. 26: Demo-technique class – Flavors of China; 6-8 p.m., $40
  •  Wednesday, Jan. 28: Demo-technique class – Flavors of the South; 6-8 p.m., $40
  •  Friday, Jan. 30: Demo-technique class – Comfort Foods Reinvented; 6-8 p.m., $40

Update – class listed: Thursday, Jan. 29 – Welcome to the World of Wine – Dine Magazine will host a series of wine tasting classes at Forte di Asprino, 225 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. This is the first of five classes. Patricipants will taste five different wines with canapes and cheeses and learn about the wines. Class is 6-7:30 p.m.; $25 per person. To RSVP, visit www.dinemag.net, or call 561-313-2210.

 Florida Culinary Institute, 2400 Metrocenter Blvd., West Palm Beach. Call (866) 206-3840.

  • Saturday, Jan. 31: Hands-on class – Cuisine of Thailand; 10 a.m., $125.
  • Saturday, Jan. 31: Hands-on class – Most Popular Desserts; 10 a.m., $125.

AREA GREEN MARKETS:

Area greenmarkets run through spring; check with the markets in spring to verify closing dates. 

Saturday markets:

  • West Palm Beach Green Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, at Second Street and Narcissus Avenue. Variety of raw and prepared foods, plants and gift items. Free parking in Banyan Street Garage during market hours. Runs through April. Call: (561) 822-1515. Web: www.wpb.org/greenmarket
  • Delray GreenMarket, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays through May 16, Pineapple Grove on N.E. Second Avenue, just east of Old School Square in the parking lot, Delray Beach. Cupcakes, foods, animal treats, plants, more. Call: (561) 276-7511. www.delraycra.org. 
  • Boca Raton GreenMarket, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturdays through April/May, South Federal Highway in the southwest parking lot of Royal Palm Plaza. Parking is located adjacent to the GreenMarket vendor site. Call: (561) 358-6875. 
  • Fort Pierce Green Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Saturdays at East Orange Avenue along the waterway (Melody Lane and Riverside Drive). Call: (772) 940-1145. 
  • Boynton Beach – Ocean Avenue Green Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays until early May, the Schoolhouse Children’s Museum campus, 129 E. Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach. Market organizer Sherry Johnson is looking for new vendors to join the market including those selling baked goods, fruits, coffee, flowers and specialty foods. Call: (561) 752-8598. 
  • Jupiter – Abacoa Town Center Green Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays, Crescent and Town Center drives in Abacoa Town Center, Jupiter. Call: (561) 756-3600. 

Sunday markets: 

  • Palm Beach Gardens‘ Taste Of The Gardens Green Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Sundays, City Complex, Military Trail at Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens. Call: (561) 722-6435. www.pbgfl.com
  • Stuart Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sundays, city hall parking lot, Stuart. Parking available at city hall lot. Call: (772) 528-8900.

 To have your South Florida food event listed on our calendar, send it by email to eatbeatcalendar@gmail.com. Items are due two weeks prior to the event and must include a contact phone number in the email.

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