Let's Cook@Casey

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Cooking at Casey
Call to Chefs
Professional chefs are invited to propose recreational cooking programs.

Let’s Cook@Casey is a new food and beverage series that will help you enhance your culinary chops. With a newly renovated professional kitchen and a roster of stellar chef instructors, this historic dairy barn is a fitting place to learn new cooking and baking skills. Hands-on classes include a sit-down meal, and every program gives you a chance to connect with friends, both old & new, over great food and drinks. Taste everything that Gaithersburg has to offer and discover your new favorite recipe, beverage, or local maker when you Cook@Casey.

All prices are per person & include one glass of wine or beer. Must be 21 to consume or purchase alcohol; please drink responsibly.

Refund / Exchange Policy
No refunds will be granted for Let’s Cook@Casey programs. A one-time registration transfer is available to a Let’s Cook@Casey class of equal value if the exchange request is submitted in writing to LetsCook@gaithersburgmd.gov no less than 48 hours before the scheduled program time.

Class Schedule

The Art of Cupcakes (Hands-On) - CANCELLED
Children's Class (suitable for ages 8 - 12)
Friday, February 28, 2020 • 1 - 4 PM
Instructor: Tiny Chefs
On an early release day, kids can learn about all things cupcakes, including decorating techniques that can turn cupcakes into unique & artful creations. Perfect for an aspiring baker or creative kid looking for a fun, frosting-filled way to spend some time in the kitchen.


Vegan Brunch Feast (Hands-On)
Saturday, March 7, 2020 • 11 AM - 1 PM
Instructor: Chef Myeshia Cloud
Vegan cooking is delicious, sustainable, and cost effective. Skip the sausage and discover a plant-based brunch feast with recipes that include Winter Salad with Dressing, Tofu Scramble, and Tofu & Grits.
Fee: $55

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Asian Noodles (Hands-On)
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 • 7 - 9 PM
Instructor: Chef Drew Faulkner
Learn delicious dishes using a variety of noodles from Asian cuisine: rice, mung bean & wheat. Menu may include Chinese Star-Country Noodles, Ants Climbing a Tree, and Dan Noodles.
Fee: $55

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Traditional Paella (Hands-On)
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 • 7 - 9 PM
Instructor: Chef Alejandro Aayon
Vibrant, Valencia-style paella doesn't have to only come from a fancy Spanish restaurant. Learn to create a classic Spanish meal in your own kitchen in this fun and engaging class. Recipes include Classic Paella and Vanilla Flan with Fresh Strawberry Sauce.
Fee: $55

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Springtime Sweets (Hands-On)
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 • 7 - 10 PM
Instructor: Chef Carolyn Crow
Recipes may include Fruity Marshmallows, Persian Rose Garden Truffles, Peanut Butter Praline Eggs.
Fee: $55

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Knife Skills: Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs (Hands-On)
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 • 7 - 9 PM
Instructor: Chef Drew Faulkner
Learn how to use and care for your knives properly & efficiently. Students will learn how to slice, julienne, chop, mine & chiffonade. Recipes may include Vegetable Soup with Fresh Herbs, Pico de Gallo, and a Citrus Salad all featuring your beautifully cut fruits & vegetables.
Fee: $55

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Indian Tandoori Cooking (Hands-On)
Friday, April 24, 2020 • 7 - 9 PM
Instructor: Chef Drew Faulkner
Learn the techniques of Indian Tandoori, without needing a tandoori oven. Recipes may include Tandoori Chicken & Shrimp, Cilantro Mint Chutney, and Sweet Banana & Yogurt Salad.
Fee: $55

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Peruvian Dinner (Hands-On)
Friday, May 8, 2020 • 7 - 9 PM
Instructor: Chef Sheila Crye
Recipes may include Classic Fish in Lime Juice (Cebiche); Beef Stir Fry (Lomo Saltado); Peruvian Rice; Pumpkin Stew with Giant Corn Kernels (Locro de Zapallo); Tropical Fruit (Lúcuma) Ice Cream with Chocolate Sauce.
Fee: $55

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Northeastern Thai Dinner (Hands-On)
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 • 7 - 9 PM
Instructor: Chef Sheila Crye
Back by popular demand. Recipes may include Papaya Salad with Chilies and Lime; Red Curry Catfish with Fresh Basil Steamed in Banana Leaves; Country-Style Beef Curry; Sticky Rice; Oranges in Chilled Syrup.
Fee: $55

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Farm to Table: Asian Cuisine (Hands-On)
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 • 7 - 9 PM
Instructor: Chefs Wendy Nevett Bazil & Pat Tanumihardja
Celebrate the launch of the new Casey Farmers Market with our popular Farm to Table cooking series! Use local produce to create an international, vegetarian menu of dumplings, noodles, stir-fried vegetables, and fresh fruit dessert.
Fee: $55

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Let's Cook @ Casey Kids Camp - Kids Cook Off!
Children's Camp - Suitable for ages 8 - 14 (grades 3 - 8 as of September 1, 2020)
July 20 - 31, 2020 • 8:30 AM - 12 PM
Instructor: Tiny Chefs
Kid bakers & chefs have joined the ranks of elimination style cooking contests and we are getting in on the action! In this exciting session, campers will be separated into teams and each team will create recipes that are judged by the instructors in a blind taste test with preset criteria. Each day the teams will create 3 items; 2 recipes will be a head to head competitions making the same item. The 3rd item will be recipes that are similar but have slightly different ingredients. May the best team win!

Ages Grades Dates Online Registration
8 - 10 3 - 5 July 20 - 24 #9522
11 - 14 6 - 8 July 27 - 31 #9523