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Our School houses a full size classroom that accomodates classes ranging in numerous

confectionery and beverage making aspects. We host In-House Instructors,

as well as many Guest Instructors (including Local, National and International).

Most courses are hands-on and require students to furnish some supplies.

Our hands-on classes can seat up to 12 students & demo style seats up to 25.

Classes we offer are listed below...(sorry we do not offer baking classes)

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BASIC DECORATING CLASSES:

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Lesson One: Intro to Icing (full hands-on class)

The first in our Basic Cake Skills class series (Ages 14 & up)

Learn about the different consistencies of

buttercream icing and when/how you should apply them. Students will also

learn how to prepare and use a piping bag + the techniques to create

and complete buttercream icing flowers (8 different styles of

flowers plus leaves, grass, basketweave, shell border, fleur de lis).

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Lesson Two: Sheet Cake Strategy (full hands-on class)

The second lesson in our Basic Cake Skills class series (Ages 14 & up)

Learn how to properly ice and design a quarter sheetcake,

including covering with buttercream, smoothing your icing, piping borders,

and how to apply an edible image.

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Lesson Three: Rolled Fondant Cake (full hands-on class)

The third (and final) in our Basic Cake Skills class series (Ages 14 & up)

Learn how to create and complete various accents with molds, cutters and

impression mats using rolled fondant, as well as covering a pre-baked cake in class.

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OTHER DECORATING CLASSES WE OFFER:

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NEW!! The Great Cake Challenge (decorating competition)

(TWO OPTIONS: Ages 7 to 13 ~ OR ~ Ages 14 to Adult)

Come show off your talent in cake decorating or join in just for fun!

Students will be shown a specific cake design to follow and have one hour

to complete the same design, with or without their own "spin" on the design

(cake & all supplies are furnished). After times up, the cakes will be

lined up for judges (who have not been in the classroom during creation time)

and students will leave the room for about a 5-10 minute period. When students

are called back in, the WINNER will be announced & awarded a

trophy + a surPRIZE bag filled with cake decorating goodies.

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Cupcake Decorating (full hands-on class)

(Ages 14 & up)

This fun filled class will have students creating decorative cupcakes

with buttercream and rolled fondant. A few piping techniques will be learned with

buttercream, as well as cutting and impression matting the fondant.

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Edible Airbrushing (some hands-on class)

(Ages 14 & up)

In this class students will learn about the functionality, parts, uses and benefits

of edible airbrushing. The airbrush and colors, etc will be provided for classroom

use and hands-on exercises. You may optionally bring a cake no larger than 6x3 inches that

is precovered in fondant, if you want to practice on a cake.

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Tiered & Stacked Cake Structure (full hands-on class)

(Ages 14 & up)

Students will learn and execute proper structuring for cakes. This includes but is not limited

to architectural support, stacking, separating, etc.

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Royal Icing Flower Class (full hands-on)

(Ages 14 & up)

Students will learn how to make a primrose, apple blossom, ribbon rose, drop/twist flower,

star drop flowers, daffodil and leaves.

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Gumpaste Flower Making (full hands-on class)

(Ages 14 & up)

In this class students will learn how to make gumpaste flowers.

The focus of this class is to learn the techniques and not necessarily on the completion.

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Cookie Decorating (full hands-on class)

(Ages 14 & up)

Learn how to decorate 3 different shapes of cookies (4 of each) with

several unique finished designs using rolled fondant, royal icing, impression

mats, piping techniques, flooding, brushing and more, as time permits.

Shapes will include current trending designs or seasonal shapes.

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Beginner Fondant Figurines (full hands-on class)

(Ages 14 & up)

Students will learn how to make basic level fondant figurines.

One simple trending figure will be completed in class, with a small accent character or accessory,

as time allows. The focus of this class is to learn the techniques and

not necessarily on the completion.

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Beginner Cake Pops (mostly hands-on)

(Ages 14 & up)

The instructor will demonstrate techniques in creating and executing the production of

several different cake pops. This session will include some every day cake pops,

as well as some seasonal designs. Recipes, ingredients, techniques & tools will be

discussed in lecture and through demonstration, with some hands-on exercises.

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Advanced Cake Pops (mostly hands-on)

(Ages 14 & up)

Take your cake pops to the next level by adding enhanced details to your basic pops.

You'll learn how to incorporate and apply rolled fondant, luster dust,

poppy paint, flavoring oils and more! Recipes, ingredients, techniques & tools will be

discussed in lecture and through demonstration, with some hands-on exercises.

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Kid's Cake Pop Class (full hands-on)

(Ages 6+)

Get the kiddos in the kitchen to create some fun & super cute cake pops! All

cake pops created in class will go home with the kids. We recommend one parent or

guardian stay with their child to assist, if needed.

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DOD CULINARY SPECIALISTS PRIVATE CAKE CLASS:

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Basic through Advanced Level Cake Skills (full hands-on class)

We have been teaching the US Military our Cake Decorating techniques since the mid 1970’s.

This specially designed course includes Beginner thru Advanced techniques in a continuous

3-day period, which in civilian classes is normally 6 days. Students take their

basic equipment to keep. Tentative dates are per your facility's request.

Contact Chris at extension 2 or chris@wineandcake.com for pricing and more info.

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FARM TO TABLE CLASSES:

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Cheese Making (some hands-on)

(Ages 14 & up)

In this demonstration (with hands-on exercises), the instructor will teach students

the basics of cheese making including equipment, cultures, ingredients, procedure and more.

Along with some hands-on exercises and lecture, fresh cheese will be completed and tasted.

The instructor also brings her Fresh from the Farm goods to sell, too.

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Fermented Foods, Yogurt & Kombucha (some hands-on)

(Ages 14 & up)

The instructor will teach students how to make fermented foods at home. This includes,

but is not limited to sauerkraut, apple cider vinegar, watermelon radishes, carrots,

yogurt and a brief discussion on Kombucha.  Students will be able to perform hands-on exercises,

along with q&a during class.  The instructor also brings her Fresh from the Farm goods to sell, too.

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Canning, Pickling & Jams (some hands-on)

(Ages 14 & up)

The instructor will teach students the proper methods for canning and pickling at home.

This includes, but is not limited to the prep, cooking methods, recipes and "canning" methods

of pickles, tomatoes, jams n jellies (any canning you would do during the summer and fall months).

Students will be able to perform hands-on exercises along with q&a during class.

The instructor also brings her Fresh from the Farm goods to sell, too.

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Pasta Making (some hands-on)

(Ages 14 & up)

Watch, learn and help make (also TASTE) how fresh pasta is made. Techniques, equipment,

ingredients and so much more is covered in this delicious class. The instructor also brings

her Fresh from the Farm goods to sell, too.

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Kombucha Class (some hands-on)

(Ages 14 & up)

What is Kombucha? What is SCOBY? Just how easy is it to make this at home?

In this demo style class, the instructor will provide all the answers and more!

Students will learn how it's made, what supplies are needed and will get to taste samples.

Students will be able to perform some hands-on exercises along with q&a during class.

This workshop will be given by our local Kombucha experts: Red Mushroom Brewing Company.

SCOBY is also available for pre-order that you can take home.

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CANDY MAKING CLASSES:

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Beginner Candy Apples (some hands-on)

(Ages 14 & up)

This class teaches students how to create a candied apple, drunken candy apple,

carnival glass apple, metallic candied apple + caramel and chocolate covered

apples, too. All students take apples home that they have made.

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Advanced Candy Apples (some hands-on)

(Ages 14 & up)

This class will show you how to take your candy apples to the next level.

Students will create a Candy Apple with Edible Imaging, a Candy

Apple with Striping and a Unicorn Candy Apple to take home. We will additionally

demonstrate these apples: Princess Candy Apple, Sanded Candy Apple,

Nail Polish Candy Apple, Gold Metallic Candy Apple, Gold Metallic Chocolate Apple

and a Mermaid Candy Apple.

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Candy Making Demos

(Ages 14 & up)

We offer various fall/winter and spring candy session featuring several recipes. each class

features demonstrations, some hands-on and TASTING! Included but not limited to: Crunch barks,

molding, dipping, fresh marshmallow, cordials, mold painting, pretzels, cookie molds,

hard candy & more! All students receive a recipe pamphlet

with samples to take home.

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BEVERAGE MAKING CLASSES:

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Beer Brewing Demo

(Ages 21 & up)

We have re-formatted & shortened this into a demo-style class. We cover; equipment,

ingredients, procedure and all of the other necessities to brew your first

batch of beer.

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Home Wine Making Demo

(Ages 21 & up)

Same as the Beer Demo, we have re-formatted & shortened this

into a demo-style class. We cover; equipment, ingredients, procedure

and all of the other necessities to make home made wine.

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KIDS CLASS SERIES

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Kids Sweets n Treats (full hands-on)

(Ages 6 to 13)

In this hands-on class, kids will create a variety of "easy level" sweets and treats in the

theme of the current holiday or season. The curriculum changes from session

to session. No two classes are alike. All finished goodies go home with the kids.

Parents are welcome to stay and help or drop off and come back for pick-up.

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Teens Sweet Decorating (full hands-on)

(Ages 14 and up)

In this hands-on class, teens will learn a variety of ways to decorate different

desserts (cupcakes, cookies, etc, depending on curriculum) in the

theme of the current holiday or season. The curriculum changes from session

to session. No two classes are alike. All finished confections go home with students.

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Kid's Cake Pop Class (full hands-on)

(Ages 6+)

Get the kiddos in the kitchen to create some fun & super cute cake pops! All

cake pops created in class will go home with the kids. We recommend one parent or

guardian stay with their child to assist, if needed.

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PRIVATE CLASSES or CLASS PARTIES also available!

(for kids AND adults!)

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CLICK the PHOTO for more INFO!

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