Culinary Arts

This page provides descriptions of the Culinary Arts classes sponsored by the Rutherford Adult School.

All classes are held at Rutherford High School unless noted.

Mail in registration forms are available here .

30-45 Minute Meals

Are you pressed for time, but still want to make home cooked meals? Are you tired of wasting money on constantly ordering out or going out to eat? Then this is the cooking course for you! In this course you will be learning how to prepare a wide array of dinner recipes for you, your family and friends within a reasonable time frame. Please come with an open mind, a full appetite, and ready for some hands on learning!

Disclaimer: It is important to let the instructor know if you have any food allergies or food sensitivities as she will try her best to accommodate all of the enrolled students. Once enrolled in the course, the instructor will send out a survey to better serve the class as a whole.

Mail in registration forms are available here .

Day: Mondays

Beginning:

Sessions: 4

Time: 6:00-8:00

Room: 303

Price: 120.00

Code: MinMeals

Instructor:

Robyn Cafiero


Cooking to Entertain

A fun and easy way to learn basic cooking techniques. Delight family and friends with a variety of delicacies that you can proudly say you made yourself. Join us for food, laughter, and some leftovers too! Learn simple and complex cooking skills in our kitchen that will remind you of home! We encourage you to ask questions and engage in a great conversation while sampling the spectacular food you created. All cooking classes are limited to 20 and students must be over 21 years old to attend. There is no alcohol allowed in class. Food cost is included in course fee.

Mail in registration forms are available here .

Day: Tuesdays

Beginning: Feb 26

Time: 6:30 -8:00

Sessions 8

Room: 303

Price: 160.00

Code: COOK1

Instructor:

Carl Gardinia


Comfort Cooking

Come learn to prepare some savory and sweet dishes that are staple items when it comes to comfort food.

Mail in registration forms are available here .

Day: Wednesdays

Sessions: 8

Beginning: Feb 27

NO CLASS ON MARCH 6!

Time: 6:30 -8:00

Room: 303

Price: 160.00

Code: COMCOOK

Instructor:

Sal Garritano


Making Fresh Mozzarella

Come learn how to make fresh mozzarella cheese!! This fun course will be an enticing way to add that extra touch to your entertaining. Come hungry!! Vinnie from Vinnies' Mootz in Lyndhurst will bring a taste of Italy to you! This class is limited to 20 people.

Mail in registration forms are available here .

If this class is in demand, we will re run it again. Check the website for updates.

Day: Wednesdays

Sessions: 1

Beginning: March 6

Time: 6:30 -9:00

Room: 303

Price: 70.00

Code: FreshMootz

Instructor:

Vinnie "Mootz" Morelli


CupCake Decorating

In this class, you’ll create beautiful flowers using buttercream frosting. You’ll learn how to pipe hydrangeas, rosettes, and more directly onto your cupcakes!

This class is limited to 15 people.

Mail in registration forms are available here .

If this class is in demand, we will re run it again. Check the website for updates.

Day: Wednesdays

Sessions: 1

Beginning: April 17th

Time: 7-9:00

Room: 303

Price: 70.00

Code: Cupcake

Instructor:

Bailey McGinty


Cake Decorating :

Buttercream, Borders and Flowers

Using buttercream frosting, you’ll learn how to pipe sunflowers, daisies, rosettes, leaves, and several kinds of borders. These techniques can be used to decorate cakes, cupcakes, or cookies. Students can bring any types of these baked goods to class to practice on and take home.

This class is limited to 15 people.

Mail in registration forms are available here .

If this class is in demand, we will re run it again. Check the website for updates.

Day: Wednesdays

Sessions: 1

Beginning: May 8th

Time: 7-9:00

Room: 303

Price: 70.00

Code: CakeDec

Instructor:

Bailey McGinty