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Get Cooking! The New EatBeat Calendar

November 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Want to know what’s cooking in the community? Here are classes, listings of green markets, special dinners, festivals and other cooking events to get in on.

The holidays are coming — consider a gift certificate to one of the cooking schools for your foodie friends.

 

 

 

EATBEAT CALENDAR

      Reservations are needed for most classes, demos and dinners; all are subject to change. Call and confirm with the event venue.

  

CLASSES AND EVENTS:

Week of Nov. 24

 

Monday, Nov. 24: Demo technique class – All About Garlic; 6:30 p.m., $35. Publix Apron’s Cooking School, 5050 Champion Blvd., Boca Raton. Call 561-994-4883 or www.publix.com/aprons/schools/Boca/Home.do

 

Wednesday, Nov. 26: Hands-on class – Bread Baking; 10 a.m., $35. Publix Apron’s Cooking School, 5050 Champion Blvd., Boca Raton. Call 561-994-4883 or www.publix.com/aprons/schools/Boca/Home.do

 

Friday, Nov. 28:

 Saturday, Nov. 29:

 

WEEK OF DEC.  1

 

Monday, Dec. 1: Demo technique class – An Apple a Day; 6:30 p.m., $35. Publix Apron’s Cooking School, 5050 Champion Blvd., Boca Raton. Call 561-994-4883 or www.publix.com/aprons/schools/Boca/Home.do

 

Thursday, Dec. 4: Demo class with meal – Christmas champagne brunch; 6-8 p.m. Robb & Stucky Culinary Center, 4001 Design Center Dr., Palm Beach Gardens. Call (86) 206-3840.

 

Saturday, Dec. 6:

  • Hands-on class – Chocolate Fantasy; 10 a.m., $125. Florida Culinary Institute, 2400 Metrocenter Blvd., West Palm Beach. Call (561) 712-3429.
  • Hands-on class – Party Hors d’oeuvres; 10 a.m., $125. Florida Culinary Institute, 2400 Metrocenter Blvd., West Palm Beach. Call (561) 712-3429.
  • Wine dinner – Cline Cellars; 7-10 p.m., $75. Four-course dinner prepared by chef Christian Mailloux. Robb & Stucky Culinary Center, 4001 Design Center Dr., Palm Beach Gardens. Call (86) 206-3840.

 UPCOMING:

Dec. 11: Slow Food Glades to Coast Chapter – Convivium Holiday Dinner, Café Boulud, Palm Beach. (561) 655-6060 for information.

 

 

 

AREA GREEN MARKETS:

Area greenmarkets run fall 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 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.
  • Lake Worth — Oceanside Farmers Market at Lake Worth Beach, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, at S. Ocean Avenue and Lake Avenue, behind John J’s restaurant, Lake Worth. Call Peter at (561) 283-5856, or e-mail: info@oceanside-farmersmarket.com. Web: www.oceanside-farmersmarket.com.
  • Pompano Beach Green Market, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturdays through April, at Flagler Avenue and N.E. First Street, Pompano Beach. For more information: http://www.pompanohistory.com/phc/market. 
  • 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.

 

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