Whether you are a local Floridian living in or near Palm Beach County or a visitor, there are many wonderful ways to spend your time here.

Meet, Mingle, Mange!

  From the beautiful beaches to the arts, the restaurants, museums, horse and walking trails and more; you will always have something to do.

What’s Cooking?

   So if you find yourself looking for something that might stretch you brain a little or improve your skills, here’s an idea.  How about taking a cooking class?  

If you have already set your resolutions to eat healthier or lose weight.  What better way to be creative with your food than to learn some new tricks and tips?
Below, is a list of places offering cooking demos to classes that can make you a full-fledged chef!
1)  WILLIAMS-SONOMA is a great place to start.  They offer cooking demo every Sunday free of charge.  There is usually a sampling, of what is prepared, for taste afterwards.  Also offered are classes for a fee, once a month. These are a 1  1/2 – 2 hour class.  Included, is a cooking demonstration, generous samples of featured dishes and printed recipes to take home. classes vary by store location.
  • Participants receive a 10% discount on store purchases the day of the class
  • Available at select stores; class dates and times vary by store location.
  • Space is limited and reservations are required. Call a participating store to register. 
2)  WHOLE FOODS (Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens, Wellington, West Palm Beach)
If you shop at Whole Foods Market why not take a class there?  All Classes and Events take place at Whole Foods Market. Whole Foods Market offers classes for your benefit. The information presented represents the views of the lecturer and may not reflect the views of Whole Foods Market. As always, you should decide what is appropriate for you and your lifestyle.
Due to limited space and high demand, our classes fill up quickly.  Please pre-register by visiting Customer Service or call the store nearest you. If you are placed on a waiting list, a team member will call you in the event of an opening. Questions?  Check the Whole Foods Website for times, dates and fees. 
3)  PUBLIX APRON’S COOKING SCHOOL From Celebrity Chefs to Pairing topics, Cooking Techniques and more, Publix’s culinary experts focus on making cooking fun, fulfilling, and simple enough to fit into today’s busy lifestyles. With delicious, quick recipes and exciting cooking classes, Apron’s makes preparing good food as easy as eating it. 
Registering and paying for cooking school classes is easier than ever with their new pay online option. You can sign up, pay online, and enjoy the added convenience. 

Whether you’re a brand-new beginner or an experienced cook wanting to expand your repertoire, Publix has classes that you’ll find entertaining and informative. Renowned chefs, authors, cooking celebrities and restaurant chefs make the culinary arts accessible and fun. Some classes focus on certain cuisines or cooking techniques, others center on topics such as desserts or holidays. They also offer deliciously entertaining gourmet food and wine tastings, and cooking classes just for kids and teens.

4)  PALM BEACH LAKES COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL  Never thought you would go back to high school to take a class?  Well, Palm Beach Lakes Community High School offers many continuing education classes including a 6 week cooking course!  The latest one being A Taste of the Caribbean Island Cooking.  A six week course for $65.  Meet new people, taste new food and learn a new skill all at the same time!


Cooking with class!
For the more serious interests in the art of cooking, check out this culinary school.  You will learn to apply your natural cooking talents with this Culinary Arts program. You’ll gain hands-on experience that focuses on technique, preparation and food service professionalism. Founded 1982 in the Palm Beaches, the West Palm Beach campus of Lincoln College of Technology has been helping students and business professionals realize their career goals and career aspirations locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. West Palm Beach offers 15-24 month Associate Degree programs, a variety of continuing education certifications for business professionals, and 12 and 18 month diploma programs for those on the career fast track.

With morning, afternoon or evening classes, our Lincoln College of Technology programs are designed so that you can study, work, and still have time to devote to life’s other responsibilities. This college in South Florida is well regarded within the business community and local employers enthusiastically seek out our graduates. Lincoln College of Technology offers what you need to get your career off to a good start:

  • Industry-level training with job placement assistance
  • Hands-on training
  • Caring instructors with industry experience

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