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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Danish flødeboller, hand-dipped chocolate cream puffs, are one of Scandinavia’s most delicious little secrets. Learn how to create your own with a perfect snap and shine!

In this 3 hour class taught by Noah Carroll, Executive Pastry Chef at the Great Northern Food Hall, you’ll learn the important steps of preparing and assembling the perfect flødeboller. You’ll practice shaping, coating, and even tempering chocolate as well as learn to make various types of naturally flavored meringue.

As a special treat, Chef Noah will teach the class how to make Pecan Maple Brittles, another favorite confection.

What You’ll Enjoy:

  • Handmade flødeboller and pecan maple brittle to bring home
  • Coffee from Brownsville roaster, tea and ciders to enjoy with your treats
  • Recipe booklet and apron to bring home

Purchase a gift certificate.

About Chef Noah Carroll: Executive Pastry Chef, Great Northern Food Hall
Noah comes from a Corporate Chef position at the Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York City. Prior to this, Noah worked six years as Sous Chef and Executive Pastry Chef within The Dinex Group of Daniel Boulud.

Photo Credit: Signe Birck Photography

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment. This class is also open to students 13 – 15 years of age, but they must be accompanied by an enrolled adult.

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CLASS SCHEDULES

12/03/2016

12/03/2016 – $195
Sat 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Great bread is at the heart of Nordic cuisine and now you can learn the unique style of bread developed by Claus Meyer in Denmark.

With long fermentation, lots of organic wholegrain and high hydration, these loaves are juicy, nutritious, nourishing and full of flavor. In this 3.5 hour class led by Thomas Steinmann, Head Baker of Meyers Bageri, you’ll learn to bake the signature Rye Bread loaf and the Øland Wheat Bread, applying the key principles of Meyers Bageri’s (Bakery) organic whole grain philosophy. Learn the techniques related to these unconventional types of dough, including mixing, kneading, proofing, shaping and baking, and gain the knowledge to make great bread at home!

What You’ll Enjoy:

  • Demonstration of the stone milling process of locally grown Øland Wheat
  • Baked whole grain wheat bread and rye bread to take home
  • Whole grain wheat bread dough to bake at home
  • Sourdough in a pan, ready to bake at home
  • Charcuterie, cheese, butter and jam to enjoy with your fresh baked bread in class
  • Coffee from Brownsville roaster, tea and ciders
  • Recipe booklet and apron to bring home

Purchase a gift certificate.

About Thomas Steinmann: Head Baker, Meyers Bageri
Thomas established his proud baking philosophy as an apprentice at Meyers Bageri in Denmark. After graduating, he continued to carry out high quality craftsmanship, while leading the popular baking classes at Meyers Bageri in Denmark. Thomas has unremitting interest in developing and teaching techniques for baking fluffy bread with true whole grain flour, where the nutritious germ and bran from the grains have been preserved.

Photo Credit: Skovdahl Nordic / Stine Christiansen

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment. This class is also open to students 13 – 15 years of age, but they must be accompanied by an enrolled adult.

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CLASS SCHEDULES

11/19/2016

11/19/2016 – $195
Sat 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Immerse yourself in the exiting themes of the Nordic Culinary movement!

Work alongside Chef Simon Krüger, sous chef at Claus Meyer’s Great Northern Food Hall, to explore the fundamental cooking techniques and signature preparations in Nordic cuisine. With a focus on the seasonal produce of New York, and its surroundings, you will learn the foraging possibilities of the season and how to gather ‘wild food’. After plating beautiful dishes, enjoy a delicious family-style dinner to enjoy the dishes prepared, with wine and other refreshing drinks included.

What You’ll Enjoy:

  • A glass of sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Sit down, family-style dinner, to enjoy the dishes you have prepared
  • Wine and other refreshing drinks including Mousserende Æblevin (sparkling apple wine), a champagne-method apple wine from Claus’ apple orchard in Lillø, Denmark.
  • Recipe booklet and apron to bring home

Purchase a gift certificate.

About Chef Simon Krüger: Sous Chef, Great Northern Food Hall
Simon, a native of Denmark, has worked in a number of acclaimed restaurants in Copenhagen after graduating from Copenhagen Hospitality College, including Relæ, Christian F. Puglisi’s entirely organic restaurant.

In 2014, Simon went to La Paz, Bolivia, where he was the Creative Sous Chef and Assistant Head Chef at Gustu, run by Claus Meyer and The Melting Pot Foundation. The time at Gustu changed Simon´s view of the industry, and he was now, more than ever, driven by the wish to keep incorporating social and environmental awareness into the restaurant business. Before coming to New York, Simon was the Head Chef at Melsted Badehotel, a seaside hotel on the Nordic Island of Bornholm, highlighting local ingredients and producers.

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment. This class is also open to students 13 – 15 years of age, but they must be accompanied by an enrolled adult.

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CLASS SCHEDULES

11/19/2016

11/19/2016 – $225
Sat 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Join Danny Mena, chef-owner of the celebrated Hecho en Dumbo in NYC, for a flavorful introduction to Mexican cooking. He’ll explore classics such as Yucatecan-Style Chicken, Pescado a la Veracruzana, and Salsa Casera. Chef Mena will also create a cocktail with what he calls “the earthiest of Mexican spirits,” Mezcal, a perfect complement to the cuisine.

Purchase a gift certificate.

ABOUT CHEF DANNY MENA

A 2006 graduate of ICC, Danny is known for using the finest ingredients to recreate the traditional and contemporary dishes from his hometown of Mexico City. He has earned accolades in Vanity Fair, LA Times, New York Times and Rolling Stone.

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

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CLASS SCHEDULES
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Learn to use the innovative techniques your favorite chefs are using and bring your skills to the cutting edge of technology! In this 5-day hands-on class, taught by the same expert instructors who train our professional students, you’ll gain knowledge of specific equipment, ingredients, techniques and theory related to culinary technology. By the end of the course, you’ll become comfortable incorporating alternative ingredients, executing cooking methods, plating dishes and more!

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Techniques/Concepts:

  • Hydrocolloids
  • Sous vide cooking (times, temperatures and textures)
  • HACCP
  • Low temperature cooking
  • Vacuum sealing
  • Using a smoking gun
  • Spherification
  • Flash infusing
  • Making powders
  • Liquid nitrogen
  • Dehydrating
  • Pressure cooking
  • Degustation
  • Recipes
  • Cocktail creation

Equipment used:

  • Pressure cookers
  • Immersion circulators
  • Siphons
  • iSi Canisters
  • Sous vide machines
  • Dehydrators
  • Vacuum chambers
  • Smoking guns
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Uniform
  • Tool kit
  • Books and supplies
  • “Family meal” prepared by culinary program students
CLASS SCHEDULES
None Scheduled.
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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

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No country is more widely recognized for its contributions to wine, or for a culture so intrinsically tied to the sublime juice.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Over 9 Tuesday evening classes, you will learn in detail about 11 major French winemaking regions and their unique sub-regions. From winemaking laws, styles, producers, history and geography, our Master Sommelier instructors give you an in-depth education on what many consider the most revered wine-producing country in the world.

Taste 8 wines during each class–72 wines over the entire course–valued at approximately $2,500. Sip your way across the countryside with bubbly, palate-cleansing Champagne, to the gravelly left-bank of Bordeaux, to lesser-known, but equally delicious wines from the rustic Southwest.

Created to deliver the equivalent education of the Wines of France unit in our Intensive Sommelier Training program, Wines of France at Google brings ICC’s Total Immersion wine education to you for a fraction of the price (approx. $700 in savings).

SYLLABUS

September 27: AOC Law and Alsace
October 4: Loire Valley
October 11: White Burgundy
October 18: Red Burgundy
October 25: Southern Burgundy, Jura, Savoie
November 1: Rhône and Provence
November 8: Bordeaux
November 15: Southwest
November 29: Champagne

Each class includes theory and guided tastings of the topics and/or regions covered. Stemware will be provided.

This class is only open to Googlers, Alphabeters, TVCs, and properly badged and escorted guests.

No food included.

Please note that this class is an amateur level course and is not intended to prepare you for any sommelier certifications. If you are interested in pursuing a career in wine, check out the Intensive Sommelier Training program at the International Culinary Center.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact ICC’s Associate Wine Director, Rachel Lintott: rlintott@culinarycenter.com or 408-370-5578

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CLASS SCHEDULES
None Scheduled.
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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Oct 2016

KNIFE SKILLS


10/10/2016 -

10/10/2016 – $150
Mon 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


10/17/2016 -

12/02/2016 – $5,750
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Nov 2016

KNIFE SKILLS


11/18/2016 -

11/18/2016 – $150
Fri 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Jan 2017

COMPREHENSIVE WINE COURSE


01/09/2017 -

06/28/2017 – $6,750
Mon & Tues 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jul 2017

COMPREHENSIVE WINE COURSE


07/10/2017 -

12/20/2017 – $6,750
Mon & Tues 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

ALL AMATEUR CLASSES
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Recreating life in food requires great carving and sculpting skills. Learn the art of modeling figurines to make your next food fantasy come to life.

The art is in the details, and every cake decorator needs a supply of decorative techniques to bring their creation to life. Learn how to bring 3-dimensional elements of real life to your design. With instruction from world-class cake specialists, this 3-day class will give you the confidence to mold, sculpt, and color an assortment of figures and objects that will amaze!

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
  • To make modeling chocolate and sugar gum paste
  • Create fruit shapes, humans, animals and inanimate objects through rolled fondant, sugar gum paste, modeling chocolate and marzipan.
  • To make and apply rice cereal treats
  • Coloring with airbrushing and luster dusts
  • Create a “fantasy” scene with figurines using a provided design
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Toolkit
  • Books and supplies
  • “Family meal” prepared by culinary program students
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CLASS SCHEDULES

12/06/2016

12/10/2016 – $495
Tue, Thur, Sat* 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
*Saturday classes from 9:30 am-2:30 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

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Practice makes perfect! Advance your piping techniques in our 3-day course.

Creating a cake masterpiece is no easy feat! Every cake artist knows that piping is the definitive decorating expression. In this 3-day, hands-on cake decorating course, you’ll gain valuable hands-on training to advance your piping technique from some of New York City’s best cake designers.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
  • To make royal icing and American buttercream
  • To construct and use paper cornets
  • Piping exercises including basketweave, brush embroidery, filigree, flooding, and lace
  • To create buttercream flowers and leaves
  • Decorate a 6″ dummy cake using a provided design
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Toolkit
  • Books and supplies
  • “Family meal” prepared by culinary program students
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CLASS SCHEDULES
None Scheduled.
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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

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Continue to expand your catalog in the next level of Sugar Paste Flowers.

Practice makes perfect, and mastering the intricate art of Sugar Paste Flowers requires a lot of patience and application. Up-your-flower-game in this 3-day, hands-on class, and add more techniques to your repertory by crafting delicate life-like exotic flowers with instruction from expert cake specialists.

Plus, learn to construct a pressed sugar vase to hold your arranged, hand-crafted sugar paste flowers.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
  • To make sugar gum paste, royal icing and pressed sugar
  • Create life-like flowers, from centers to petals and leaves including: Water Lily, Tuberose, Succulents and Orchids
  • Techniques to color and dust flowers
  • To make a pressed sugar vessel and the art of arranging flowers
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Books and supplies
  • “Family meal” prepared by culinary program students
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CLASS SCHEDULES
None Scheduled.
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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

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Chocolate isn’t just for bonbons and candies! Using this delicious (but delicate) medium for cake decorating is a secret weapon for any advanced cake decorator. Taught by some of New York City’s best cake designers, this 4-day, hands-on cake class will teach you the science and art of tempering chocolate and enhance your skills using ganache, modeling chocolate and a variety of decorations to adorn your next masterpiece.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
  • Principals of chocolate tempering and ganache
  • Basic chocolate decorations including cut-outs, cigarettes, curls, and bows
  • To make and use modeling chocolate
  • To use cocoa butter colors, as well as milk and white chocolates
  • To construct and use paper cornets
  • Bake and decorate a 9” chocolate ganache layered cake with chocolate decorations using a provided design
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Uniform
  • Toolkit
  • Books and supplies
  • “Family meal” prepared by culinary program students
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CLASS SCHEDULES

11/08/2016

11/17/2016 – $695
Tue & Thur 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.