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Tempt their taste buds with exciting new flavors and cooking techniques.

Whether you're a pro in the kitchen or are just getting started, there are lots of class options for you. With new classes each term in culinary, baking, pastry and more, you're sure to learn fun new techniques to dazzle your dinner party guests or impress your loved ones.

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Train with celebrated Culinary Institute of Charleston (CIC) chefs in a convenient, non-credit program with successful completion leading to career opportunities, educational advancement and personal growth.   Sharpen your skills with professional culinary and baking training. Whether you’re already working in the industry and want to move up or you’re an aspiring private chef, this convenient evening program is designed to get you where you want to go…now!   Program requirements: Students do not have to apply to become an academic student at Trident Technical College in order to register for classes in the continuing education Culinary Certificate track.   Certificate requirements: To earn a Culinary Certificate, students must complete all courses listed in Term 1 and Term 2, in the order listed. For Term 3, students choose which area to focus on – baking or culinary – and elect to take either Fundamentals of Baking II (baking focus) or Fundamentals of Cooking II (culinary focus) in order to complete the certificate. A Trident Technical College Continuing Education program certificate is awarded to students who meet the passing standards of each required course in the certificate track. Students may then apply the CEU certificate towards further education at The Culinary Institute of Charleston at Trident Technical College. Required order of courses: Term 1: Introduction to Culinary and Sanitation (may be waived if student has a current ServSafe certification) Fundamentals of Cooking I Term 2: Fundamentals of Baking I Term 3: Choose your specialty Fundamentals of Cooking II OR Fundamentals of Baking II
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Come have a screaming good time by taking CSI Investigator: Halloween Whodunnit? and Spooktacular Halloween Treats and receive 10% off of the registration cost for the two classes.

Start date: 10/20/2018

Price:: $117.00

Materials:: $0.00

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A comprehensive study of foundational baking and pastry techniques. Includes hands-on practice with quick breads and yeast doughs, pies and tarts, custards, cookies and eclairs, as well as experience baking, assembling and decorating cakes.

XBKP-506

Start date: 07/21/18

End date: 08/11/18

Weekly - Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (7/21/2018-8/11/2018)

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Instructor : Michelle Diminich 

Price: $399.00

Location : Palmer Campus Location : 
  Palmer Campus.

Room :  **166 - Teaching Kitchen



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From pecan sticky buns, to scones, to savory Danishes and quiches. You’ll want to plan your weekends around these fabulous favorites. Please register before Sept. 10. 

XBKP-515

Start date: 09/29/18

End date: 09/29/18

Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (9/29/2018-9/29/2018)

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Instructor : Michelle Diminich 

Price: $119.00

Location : Palmer Campus Location : 
  Palmer Campus.

Room :  **166 - Teaching Kitchen



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Prepare a fabulous 4-course Italian dinner featuring seasonal ingredients and explore the distinct regional differences of Italian cuisine. Please register before Sept. 10. 

XCUL-553

Start date: 09/22/18

End date: 09/22/18

Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (9/22/2018-9/22/2018)

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Instructor : Shanette Coad 

Price: $99.00

Location : Palmer Campus Location : 
  Palmer Campus.

Room :  **167 - Culinary Lab



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Go global with your cookie tray this season. Prepare favorites from Germany, Brazil, Greece, Italy, France, Austria, Mexico and South Africa. Please register before Oct. 29.

XBKP-518

Start date: 11/10/18

End date: 11/10/18

Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (11/10/2018-11/10/2018)

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Instructor : Michelle Diminich 

Price: $119.00

Location : Palmer Campus Location : 
  Palmer Campus.

Room :  **166 - Teaching Kitchen



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Jonathan Cox, owner/brewer of One Love Kombucha, will explain the history, health benefits and techniques of making kombucha tea, as well as how to ferment vegetables for sauerkraut and kimchi.

XCUL-551

Start date: 10/03/18

End date: 10/03/18

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (10/3/2018-10/3/2018)

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Instructor : Dale Cox 

Price: $49.00

Location : Palmer Campus Location : 
  Palmer Campus.

Room :  Not Assigned



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Expand your culinary horizons with authentic Jamaican jerk chicken, fried dough with chickpeas, black bean stew (feijoada) and other exotic island flavors.  Please register before Oct. 15.

XCUL-556

Start date: 10/25/18

End date: 10/25/18

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (10/25/2018-10/25/2018)

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Instructor : Eric Huff 

Price: $99.00

Location : Palmer Campus Location : 
  Palmer Campus.

Room :  **167 - Culinary Lab



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Chef secrets for preparing fan favorite wings, fried items, grilled and delectable desserts that will win big with your tailgating crowd. Please register before Sept. 24. 

XCUL-555

Start date: 10/06/18

End date: 10/06/18

Weekly - Sat 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM (10/6/2018-10/6/2018)

Days of the Week : Weekly - Sat .

Instructor : Eric Huff 

Price: $99.00

Location : Main Campus - 920 Building Location : 
  Main Campus - 920 Building.

Room :  **121 - Culinary



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