Customize your culinary experience by selecting the classes and topics you’re most interested in. See details for events below. For questions regarding class topics and upcoming schedules, call 843-785-3919. All prices include taxes & gratuities.
chef's table: Chinese home cooking
Why order Chinese when you can make your favorite dishes at home with better ingredients? Join Chef Karla as she prepares to "takeout" the calories on these traditional Chinese-takeout food recipes. In addition, the following menu will help you to explore and enhance your enjoyment of beer & food pairing.
- Cabbage Salad with Ginger Dressing (50 calories)
- Shrimp Spring Rolls (35 calories)
- Honey & Ginger Braised Short Ribs (160 calories)
- Brown Rice, Bok Choy and Baby Carrots (155 calories)
dinner demo: mardi gras celebration
To most, the words "Mardi Gras" conjure images of painted bodies, bright masks and metallic beads, but the history of the celebration centers around something a bit more fundamental- eating. This is a celebration you will not want to miss! Be sure to wear your beads and gain some fun prizes. Demonstration includes instruction, recipes, dinner and wine.
- Mini Crab Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Remoulade
- Cajun Spiced Broccoli
- Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
Meet-Pair-Share: Italian Family style
It's well known that Italians are deeply versed in "the joys of the table." Perhaps the first thing people think of when they think of Italy is the joy, warmth and magic of food created around the Italian table. Come join us in our Healthy Kitchen as we create our own H3 Italian feast.
- Panzanella Salad (100 Calories)
- Stuffed Peppers (100 Calories)
- Chicken Marsala (160 Calories)
- Broccoli Rabe (50 Calories)
- Semifreddo (60 Calories)
Hands on Cooking: soups to warm the soul
There's nothing like a bowl of soup to warm you up on a chilly winter day. It's time to get cozy with Chef Karla, as she teaches you how to make soups to warm the soul. The soups are definitely not Campbell's, but they are mm mmm good!
- Minestrone Soup
- Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
- Caramelized Onion Soup
Chef's table: Tour of Italy
Italian Cuisine is known for its wide variety of ingredients and flavors. Take this flavorful journey through the regions of Italy, from the Island of Capri to the snowy peaks of Piedmont. Along with this culinary tour we will also include the delicious wines of Italy to top off a perfect night.
- Caprese Salad - Campania (Island of Capri)
- Gnocchi - Veneto
- Roasted Pork Tenderloin - Tuscany
- Tiramisu - Piedmont
dinner demo: Cooking with fresh herbs
Dried herbs certainly have their place in the kitchen, especially when the home cook is caught off guard. However, once you start using fresh herbs, you'll never want to go back. Visit the Healthy Kitchen and enjoy this dinner demonstration as Chef Karla reveals her secrets of how fresh herbs pack a big flavor punch. Demonstration includes instruction, recipes, dinner and wine.
- Basil and Dill Tomato Salad
- Herbed Beef Tenderloin with Chive and Garlic Potatoes
- Mint and Honey Fruit Salad
Meet-pair-share: Tamale time!
Tamales, an authentic Mexican favorite, are a mixture of corn dough (masa) and filling wrapped in a banana leaf or corn husk and then steamed. Making tamales is not difficult, but it is a very time consuming process. It can take a whole day to prepare a large batch. To save time, why don't you join us in our Healthy Kitchen and have Chef Karla prepare and serve you while you sit back and enjoy sipping on Sangria?
- Guacamole, Salsa, and Baked Tortilla Chips
- Roasted Vegetables
- Banana Leaf Tamale
- Corn Husk Tamale
hands on cooking: simply sauces
Do you want to be a saucier for the day? Join Chef Karla to learn the secrets to preparing flavorful and versatile sauces. Work with the Chef to develop mouthwatering sauces that put the perfect finishing touch to any entree. Sign up now and learn how to create these tantalizing sauces that are sure to please.
- Teriyaki Sauce served with Seared Chicken
- Bang Bang Sauce served with Coconut Encrusted Shrimp
- Sundried Tomato Alfredo served with Whole Wheat Spaghetti and Roasted Vegetables
chef's table: American Favorites
American cuisine is much like Monopoly. Every family has their own way of playing despite what the official rules may say. When it comes to good food, we would like to think that there is no wrong way to make it as long as everyone is entertained and good memories are created for all. Let's create some memories together as we dine on this healthy take of American cuisine paired with Wines of America.
- Cream of Mushroom Soup
- Surf & Turf (Filet & Shrimp)
- Red Velvet Cupcake
Chef's table: St. Patrick's Day Brunch
St. Patrick's Day can be- and usually is- a long day with all of the celebrations. So, make sure you start your day off right with a good, hearty brunch served up in our Healthy Kitchen. Chef Karla will prepare a St. Paddy's Day brunch that will get you ready for the festivities. After your brunch you can enjoy a thermal walk to the local St. Patrick's Day parade on Pope Avenue which starts at 3:00 PM and take part in the celebration. You don't have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick's Day- Just wear your green!
- Cranberry, Spinach, and Feta Salad drizzled with Mirin Flax Dressing
- Baked Egg Reuben Skins
- Irish Soda Bread Pudding
Dinner demo: succulent shellfish
Shellfish may seem difficult to prepare, but the opposite is true. Clams, mussels, shrimp, and crab can add variety and nutrition to the menu with simple, flavorful recipes. Shellfish lovers will fall for this dinner hook, line and sinker! Demonstration includes instruction, recipes, dinner and wine.
- Spinach Pernod Shrimp Bake
- Quinoa and Crab Salad
- Mussels and Clams Sauteed in Garlic and White Wine Sauce
meet-pair-share: It's all about the plant!
By now you have been in our program for a couple of days or maybe weeks, and you have probably heard Bob Wright say, maybe more than once, "Eat more plants!" Whether you are vegetarian, flexitarian or trying to incorporate more plants, you do not want to miss this dinner. Chef Karla will prepare 3 mouthwatering plant-based courses that are sure to leave you wanting more. We will also have some Vegan wine because why not?
- Mushroom, Onion, and Spinach Souffle
- Eggplant Napoleon
- Orzo Stuffed Tomato served with Grilled Vegetables
hands on cooking: Ready, set, eat!
Come join Chef Karla and explore, with a hands on approach, quick and easy recipes for you and the family.
- Tuna Melt
- Chicken Quesadillas
- Pita Pizza
chef's table: marvelous moroccan
Travel for a day to Morocco in our Healthy Kitchen with H3's own Executive Chef Hicham Elmadi. Chef Hicham, a native of Casablanca, will prepare a Moroccan-themed dinner party that practically writes itself. Using the traditional spices and foods of Morocco paired with spicy wines to match, you will enjoy the flavors of this exotic cuisine.
- Harira Soup
- Chicken Bastille
- Lamb Couscous
- Almond Sesame Seed Cookie
Dinner demo: Versatile Vegetables
The array of vegetables available in grocery stores and farmers markets today is astounding. With health and nutritional consciousness becoming a top priority in many people's lives, vegetable consumption has gained popularity like never before. Join us in the Healthy Kitchen as Chef Karla demonstrates these tasty vegetables as you learn to love your veggies. Demonstration includes instruction, recipes, dinner and wine.
- Vegetable and Barley Soup
- Squash Quesadillas
- Eggplant Parmesan
meet-pair-share: burgers & Beer
It's not just a burger! Change things up a bit by serving some gourmet patties this year. These juicy burgers - made from beef tenderloin and tuna- boast high-quality toppings that enhance their rich and enticing flavors. Served up with some ice cold beer, you are sure to have a good time.
- Garden Salad (35 Calories)
- Beef Tenderloin Burger on Pretzel Bun (345 Calories)
- Tuna Burger (255 Calories)
- Baked French Fries & Grilled Vegetables (50 Calories)
- Mini Milk Shakes (50 Calories)
hands on cooking: Salmon 3 ways
Come join us to learn new ways to include salmon in your weekly meal plan. We have three delicious recipes that let you maximize the flavor and health benefits of this nutrient-packed fish.
- Parmesan and Dijon Encrusted Salmon
- Seared Salmon served with Caesar Salad
- Asian BBQ Grilled Salmon
chef's table: c'est si bon
France is known for its indulgent cuisine and wine. Come join the Healthy Kitchen as we transform into a French Bistro and offer dishes of classical and traditional French cuisine paired with the regional wines of France. "It is so good!"
- French Onion Soup (60 calories)
- Coq au Vin (350 calories)
- Chocolate Souffle (120 calories)