Mark Arts

2019 Culinary Arts Workshops

All classes are priced per person unless noted otherwise and no prior experience is necessary. See below for Youth Culinary offerings.

If you have any specific dietary restrictions, allergies, or if you require special seating, please contact us at 316-634-2787 and notify the person who helps you enroll. While every effort will be made to modify recipes accordingly, we ask that you please double check the class menu when signing up.

There will be no refunds for Culinary Arts Workshops if canceled 3 days or fewer before the event. No exceptions. Those who cannot attend a previously purchased workshop may find a friend or family member to take their place or call Mark Arts to see about the ability to transfer to a future workshop or class with the same instructor (if it is more than three business days before the workshop or class). If a workshop is canceled because of weather or teacher illness, every effort will be made to schedule a make-up workshop or process a refund.

Golden Girls Cookie Class

July 20, 2 – 4 p.m. | $45| Instructor: Kara Smith

Grab a girl friend and learn the tricks, tips and techniques of cookie decorating. Techniques covered in this class include: piping and flooding, detail piping and airbrush stenciling. Each student will leave with Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia in cookie form and a plaque cookie with a popular Golden Girls phrase.  All supplies are included in the cost of the class. In addition, a take-home cookie box and recipes are provided.

I Love Lucy Cookie Class

August 3, 2 – 4 p.m. | $45| Instructor: Kara Smith

Grab a girl friend and learn the tricks, tips and techniques of cookie decorating. Techniques covered in this class include: piping and flooding, detail piping and airbrush stenciling. Each student will leave with an “I Love Lucy” iconic heart, TV scene with edible image, Lucy polka dot dress, plaque with phrase and Vitameatavegamin bottle cookie.   All supplies are included in the cost of the class. In addition, a take-home cookie box and recipes are provided.

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Chardonnay Primer

August 14, 6 – 8 p.m. | $45| Instructor: Jamie Stratton of Jacob’s Liquor

Chardonnay is undoubtedly one of America’s most popular white wines. Come join us as we cover the basics of what it is, where it comes from, and the many profiles it has from around the world. Learn what oak adds to the wine as well as those that prefer to craft it in stainless steal or concrete. From Its birthplace in Burgundy to other regions of the world, let’s experience Chardonnay. Please feel free to bring food for your enjoyment to this event.

Woodstock Revival Cookie Class

August 17, 2 – 4 p.m. | $45| Instructor: Kara Smith

So come on, come on, come on and…..celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock by learning the tricks, tips and techniques of cookie decorating. Techniques covered in this class include: piping and flooding, detail piping and airbrush stenciling. Each student will leave with a tie-dye shirt, smiley face, Woodstock poster, VW bus and “Love” cookie.   All supplies are included in the cost of the class. In addition, a take-home cookie box and recipes are provided.

Viet Nom Nom

August 21, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. | $50| Instructor: Joe Stumpe

Vietamese food has been called the world’s most beautiful cuisine and it’s among the healthiest, too. Join us and learn to make spring rolls, papaya salad, pho noodle soup, Vietnamese barbecue, banh mi sandwiches and more.

Dream Catcher Cookie Platter

August 31, 2 – 4 p.m. | $50| Instructor: Kara Smith

Learn the tricks, tips and techniques of cookie decorating. Techniques covered in this class include: piping and flooding, detail piping, piping flowers, airbrush stenciling and using edible lace. Each student will leave with one round, edible lace cookie and five feather cookies when placed together form an edible dream catcher.  All supplies are included in the cost of the class. In addition, a take-home cookie box and recipes are provided.

Paella on the Patio & Spanish Wine Event

September 11, 6 – 8 p.m. |$65| Instructor: Jamie Stratton of Jacob Liquor Exchange

Want to experience a little taste of Spain? Here’s your chance to experience a traditional family treat of Paella, Spanish rice based dish cooked over open fire, with some wine from multiple regions within Spain. Come watch, learn, eat, drink, and enjoy like you’re in Barcelona.  This is one of Jamie’s specialties and an occasion not to be missed.

Big Easy Eats

September 18, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. | $50| Instructor: Joe Stumpe

Learn how to make dishes from New Orleans, considered the county’s top food city by many people. Jambalaya, muffalettas, Bananas Foster and crawfish pie – me-oh-my-oh! – are just some of the dishes you’ll master.

Oktoberfest

October 8, 6 – 8 p.m. | $65 | Instructor: Chef H.

Oktoberfest is not just about beer.  Food plays an important part in this annual celebration. The fest, held every year in Bavaria, is an opportunity to enjoy foods from throughout the region to experience new foods

In Wichita we do not have much opportunity to enjoy the traditional dishes of Bavaria, but that is about to change.

Put on your lederhosen or dirndl and learn to make beef Rouladen with homemade spaetzle. Learn how to really make sauerkraut with a hamhock and juniper berries. If that is not enough, come and enjoy a good apple strudel.

Suggested pairing: beer of course, or a German white wine.

Zinfandel - The Red Stuff!

October 9, 6 – 8 p.m. | $45 | Instructor: Jamie Stratton of Jacob Liquor Exchange

Zinfandel may not rear from the USA but it’s been one of our darling grapes for a long time. Learn how Zin set its roots in the states and what it’s up to now. We will also see who and where in the world to find this bright and lively fruit forward wine. Please feel free to bring food for your enjoyment to this event.

Oktoberfest *second date added*

October 10, 6 – 8 p.m. | $65 | Instructor: Chef H.

Oktoberfest is not just about beer.  Food plays an important part in this annual celebration. The fest, held every year in Bavaria, is an opportunity to enjoy foods from throughout the region to experience new foods

In Wichita we do not have much opportunity to enjoy the traditional dishes of Bavaria, but that is about to change.

Put on your lederhosen or dirndl and learn to make beef Rouladen with homemade spaetzle. Learn how to really make sauerkraut with a hamhock and juniper berries. If that is not enough, come and enjoy a good apple strudel.

Suggested pairing: beer of course, or a German white wine.

Greek To Me

October 16, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. | $50| Instructor: Joe Stumpe

You’ll shout “Opa!” after learning to make handmade pita bread, flaming cheese, souvlaka, pastitio, baklava and more.Chi

Wines for your Turkey Table

November 13, 6 – 8 p.m. | $50| Instructor: Jamie Stratton of Jacob’s Liquor Exchange

What goes well with turkey, ham, and all the fixings? This is your chance to check out some great options to serve your family this holiday season. Emphasis on wine and food pairings that will delight all drinkers. Please feel free to bring food for your enjoyment to this event.

Cold Weather = Cabernet Season!

December 11, 6 – 8 p.m. | $60| Instructor: Jamie Stratton of Jacob’s Liquor Exchange

Cabernet has positioned itself as the worlds top grape variety for drinkers and collectors alike. Learn what makes Cabernet special as we taste some great big reds from great Cabernet sites from around the world. Please feel free to bring food for your enjoyment to this event.