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The Louisiana Culinary Institute (LCI) is the largest culinary school in the South and we are located in Baton Rouge. Our new 40,000 sq ft facility has state-of-the-art equipment and top notch professional Chef Instructors. Students earn their Associates Degree while other services are open to the public. This includes Team Building, Private Parties, Wine Dinners, Receptions, Leisure Classes, Kids Events, Charitable Events, and more.

For the ones wanting leisure classes and hands on learning. This group is all about people who are interested in anything and everything culinary! This group will focus on different techniques, styles, flavors, and much more. Each participant will receive an apron, cooking booklet with recipes, LCI measurement card, each class is hands-on learning, and you'll be able to bring home your delectable creations. Please look for cooking themes, new classes, and schedules on our website at https://www.lci.edu/store/Leisure-Classes-c25041561 .

We also highly recommend this group for passionate foodies that want to learn a more than just few new things in the kitchen. We do offer gift certificates year round. We look forward to meeting everyone and remember to keep on cooking!

Direct Contact Information

225-769-8820 main (Ms. Alex Dunaway)

To reserve your spot or to check out our class schedules go to

https://www.lci.edu/store/Leisure-Classes-c25041561

PLEASE REMEMBER ALL CLASSES MUST BE PRE-PAID BEFORE ATTENDING.

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Louisiana Culinary Institute
10550 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Upcoming events (3)

Artisan Breads Leisure Class *SOLD OUT*

Louisiana Culinary Institute

$125.00

Ready to learn how to make hand-crafted, hearth-baked loaves of artisan bread? These breads are perfect for dipping into olive oil, serving with soup, or with an appetizer platter. In this class, Chef Tiner will teach you how to make four artisan breads. Event Type: Leisure Class Date: July 9, 2020 Time: 5pm-8pm Instructor: Chef Dave Tiner Tickets must be purchased at https://www.lci.edu/store/Artisan-Breads-p133475356 to attend this event. *A temperature check and mask will be required to enter the building. Anyone registering 100.4 degrees and above will not be admitted into the building. The mask must be worn during the entire time in the building.

November and December Leisure Classes
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Baking & Pastry Leisure Classes HOLIDAY PIES AND TARTS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2013 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chef Derrick Beverly CEC ACE CDM Learn to produce two pie doughs and bake them properly, along with several types of traditional holiday fillings that are sure to be a hit around your holiday table this year. Take home your creations. $100 INTERNATIONAL COOKIES SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2013 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chef Angela Wilson, CEPC, CFSE Cookies are a sweet treat all over the world. In this class, you will discover the global appeal of this popular snack. Anzac biscuits form Australia, Chinese Almond cookies, Nanimo Bars from Canada and homemade s'mores from America. Take home your creations. $100 IMPRESSIVE HOLIDAY BUFFET DESSERTS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2013 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chef Derrick Beverly, CEC, ACE, CDM Now it’s time for those holiday gatherings and parties, no need to stress over the dessert table, Chef will teach you how to fill out that dessert table with some quick and easy tasty creations and edible centerpieces that will be the talk of the party. Take home your creations. $125 GINGERBREAD DECORATING FOR KIDS AGES 3-7 SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2013 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chef Angela Wilson, CEPC, CFSE Make a Christmas treat! Gingerbread decorating class for kids ages 3-7. Children can decorate their own gingerbread people and house for them to live in. Cookies and milk will be provided. Take home your decorated items. $75 ALL Children must be accompanied by an adult. Price is per child. KIDS GINGERBREAD DECORATING - AGES 8-13 SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2013 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Chef Angela Wilson, CEPC, CFSE Kids ages 8 – 13 learn how to put together a gingerbread house to take home to decorate with the family, as well as decorating a house of their own in class with Chef Angela. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Take home your creations. $75 ALL children must be accompanied by an adult. Price is per child.

February and March Leisure Classes
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Please look for the class that interests you and register at http://www.LCI.edu/leisureclasses. If you have any questions let me know! BASIC BEGINNERS (CAKE DECORATING SERIES) SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Chef Derrick Beverly, CEC, ACE, CDM In this class, Chef will focus on beginning techniques: how to make icings, how to ice a cake, how to make the icing smooth, and beginning piping skills. A beginners decorating kit will be provided. This is the first class in a four class Cake Decorating Series. INTERMEDIATE DECORATING (CAKE DECORATING SERIES) SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014 - 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Chef Derrick Beverly, CEC, ACE, CDM In this class, Chef will teach you skills that build off what you learned in the Basic Beginners class. These include rose and flower making, cake design and placement, air brushing, and stacking. Please bring your tips and tools. This is the second class in a four class Cake Decorating Series. ST. JOSEPH DAY BAKING SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chef Angela Wilson, MSED, CEPC, CFSE Come make your own Cuccidati cookies, the intricately desinged fig cakes found on St. Joseph altars across southern Louisiana. We will make small fig cookies, Italian wine cookies, and the popular (sesame) seed cookies. Take home your creations. ROLLED FONDANT WORKING (CAKE DECORATING SERIES) SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Chef Derrick Beverly, CEC, ACE, CDM This class will focus on another icing medium: Rolled Fondant. Chef will show you the beginning way to cover a cake and make decorations from fondant, modeling chocolate and gum paste. This is the third class in a four class Cake Decorating Series. SPECIALTY CAKES (CAKE DECORATING SERIES) SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2014 - 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Chef Derrick Beverly, CEC, ACE, CDM Learn to create your choice of a 3D shaped cake or a small tiered wedding cake covered and decorated any way you wish. This is the final class in a four class Cake Decorating Series. FRIDAY FISH DINNERS FOR LENT SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chef Alexis Girhiny Tired of the same Friday fish frys? In this class you will learn to pan roast salmon and grill shrimp, pairing them with simple sauces and accompaniments. Take home your creations. COMFORT FOODS UNCOMPLICATED SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Chef Derrick Beverly, CEC, ACE, CDM Remember when life was simple? Fun was fun and being called to the dinner table was one of the highlights of the day. Chef will show you how to make those treasured dishes in an uncomplicated fashion. Take home your creations. HERBS, SPICES AND SPIRITS II SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 2014 - 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Chef Derrick Beverly, CEC, ACE, CDM Learn how to make your dishes more flavorful and tasty by using fresh and dry herbs, exotic spices, and fortified spirits and beers. Take home your creations. GLUTEN FREE BAKING SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 2014 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chef Angela Wilson, MSED, CEPC, CFSE Chef will teach you to make a gluten free Italian Cream Cake, from start to finish, and gluten free brownies. Learn about the various baking mixes and flour blends to use for gluten free baking. Take home your creations.

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Creative Cajun 3

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$125.00

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