Cooking with Essential Oils
Join us for an essential oils culinary night! We will be using the Young Living Vitality Line of Essential Oils to add flavor to some of your favorite foods. In this cooking class, you will learn how to prepare Game Day Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Honey-Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin, Arugula Salad with New Potatoes and Fresh Green Beans, and Lavender Creme Brulee. Ginger, Basil, Lemon, and Lavender Young Living Vitality Essential Oils will be used in these recipes. When you sign up for this class, not only will you get to prepare and taste these delicious dishes, but you will also leave the class with your own 5mL bottle of Vitality Lavender Essential Oil to use at home. All class participants will have the option to order products used in class at a discount if interested.
Fun with Phyllo Dough
This is a Intermediate Level Class that will focus on unlocking the mysteries of that papery thin, Greek phyllo dough! Some of our phyllo creations will include spinach pie, baklava, and mini gyro bowls. That's not all though, we will be also be making Fattoush Salad, Greek dressing, and fresh hummus!
Below you will find descriptions of past and present classes at Foodology. Any of these classes can be adjusted for any age or budget. New classes are added monthly and we are always open to creating custom classes to fit your needs!
Kids' Turn to Cook!
This Beginner Level Class will focus on simple meals that kids can re-create on their own at home! This class will even come with a shopping list and easy to follow recipes! On the menu... Chicken Alfredo, Impossible Cheeseburger Pies, Dirty Taco Rice, and Mint-Chocolate Fudge! Kids will be creating meals that the whole family will enjoy as well as gaining confidence in the kitchen. So put your feet up care-takers! Its the kids' turn to cook! This is a family friendly class, so kids ages 8+ are welcome to join in on the fun! Kids 12 and up can attend the class without parents.
This intermediate class will show you how to make fresh pierogie dough, roll it, and then fill it with your pierogi favorite fillings! Sauerkraut, Farmer's Cheese, Bacon, Potatoes, and more! We will also be featuring Zavotski Custom Meats kielbasa to complete our meal!
Fresh Pasta Class
If you love pasta, you've come to the right place!! For this class, we will be working on some basic knife skills as well as learning how to make fresh pasta traditional and non-traditional ingredients. Create your own signature rolls! At all Foodology events, feel free to BYOB your favorite adult beverage and your better half! Coffee and ice water will be provided
Sweet and Savory Puff Pastry
This beginner level class will show you just how versatile puff pastry can be! Have you seen puff pastry in the stores and always wondered how to cook with it? The mystery will be revealed in Chef Julie's Sweet & Savory Puff Pastry class! You'll create sweet desserts as well as more savory dishes using puff pastry as the star of the show!
Spring Cleaning Menu
This is a Intermediate Level Class that will focus on cooking with Wild Salmon as well as Seasonal, Local, and Healthy Fruits and Vegetables! Its finally spring/summer and a great time to eat clean, local, and healthy! Some of our featured recipes will include a Spring Beet Tart with locally sourced Honey Goat Cheese and Seasonal Radishes and Micro-Greens, Salmon Cakes over a Bed of Mixed Greens and Blood Orange Vinaigrette, and Sweet Dark Chocolate Beet Brownies!
This class will be creating tacos, tacos, and more tacos!! On the menu: Traditional American Beef Tacos, Chicken-Chili and Lime Tacos, Pork "Street Tacos", and Fish Tacos! We will have several different shells, toppings, and cheeses to build tacos with so that guests can experiment with trying new spins on old favorites!
Summer Cookout Salads
At this Beginner Level Lunch Class, we will be updating and adding to your list of go-to summer time cook-out salads! This class is packed with healthy super foods that are filling AND taste great! So skip the same ol' potato salad and macaroni salad routine and learn how to make California Quinoa Salad with Edamame and Cranberries, the Mediterranean Grilled Chicken and Orzo Salad, Honey-Lemon Beets and Bowties Salad, or the Southwest Jicama and Roasted Corn Salad! We will even have a healthy and seasonal dessert that will be just in time for your summer cookouts!
Pub Food & Craft Brew
This is a Beginner Level Class that will focus on cooking with craft beers and the art of pub food! We will be making Reubens, Cubans, and Cowboy Beef Wellingtons. Even craft ciders will be used to create a one of a kind apple dessert! Feel free to bring your favorite craft beer or cider to share with your classmates!
Lil' Kids in the Kitchen - Lasagna! (Ages 7 and Under)
Bring the younger kids in for this fun class! On the menu: Traditional Italian Lasagna with Meat Sauce and Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Shells with Alfredo Sauce! We can't forget dessert though.... An Oreo-Brownie Trifle! Kids will love this hands-on class that will leave them feeling happy and full!
This is a Lil' Kids class and requires an adult to register with each child. If you're bringing more than one child, we ask that at least one adult registers with no more than two kids. If you have any questions about age limits, feel free to ask!
Lil' Kids in the Kitchen - Kids' Favorites - (ages 7 and under)
Bring the younger kids in for this fun class! On the menu: Home-made Mac N Cheese, Chicken Nuggets, and Monster Cookies! This menu is sure to make even picky eaters smile, and care givers will be happy to help them make home-made and healthy versions of their favorite foods!
This is a Lil' Kids class and requires an adult to register with each child. If you're bringing more than one child, we ask that at least one adult registers with no more than two kids. Age limits are not set in stone, so If you have any questions about age limits, feel free to ask!
One Dish Dinners
This is a Beginner Level Class that will focus on knife skills to cut down your dinner prep time and creating unique one dish meals that will re-light the spark in your weekly dinner routine! Some of our favorite one dish dinners at Foodology include: Creamy Mushroom and Bacon Risotto, Spanish Paella made with Quinoa, Pesto Cream Pasta in One Dish, and Cookies -n-Cream Brownies! Who needs dirty dishes anyway?!?
At this Beginner Level Class, guests will create several high-end looking and tasting appetizers while learning some new techniques and knife skills to make your sample-sized, dish-to-pass stand out among the rest! Even the kids in this class will feel confident to re-create these appetizers at home! Some of the menu items will include Feta Salad in Cucumber Cups, BBQ Pork Wontons, Buffalo Chicken Meatballs, Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Dipped Strawberries, and Turkey-Bacon Sliders!
This is a Beginner Level Class that will focus on the flavors of the Caribbean Islands! Some of the recipes will include the infamous Jerk Chicken, Conch Fritters, Red Snapper with Mango Salsa en Papiote (in paper), and Bananas Foster in Dark Rum. With all of this amazing flavor, you'll feel like you're on vacation right here in Toledo!
Cake & Cupcake Decorating 101
In this beginner level class, Chef Julie will share her knowledge, experience, and industry insider tips in the art of cake decorating! Learn about types of frosting and just exactly what shape or design each of those dozens of pastry tips can create! Cake and cupcakes will be baked before class so we can focus on decorating! You'll be amazed at the masterpiece that you will create in this class!
This Beginner Level Class will focus on knife skills and knife safety, while enjoying some favorite foods from south of the border! On the menu... Fresh Guacamole and Salsa, Chicken and Steak Fajitas, Tortilla Soup, and Tequila Frosting "Shots"! Creating knife skills that make the time spent on kitchen prep shorter, and your work space easier to clean are some of the goals of this class, as well as knife safety.
For this Singles Only class, we will be working on some basic knife skills as well as learning how to roll sushi using traditional and non-traditional ingredients. Create your own signature rolls!
This Beginner Level Class will be all about one of America's favorite foods... The Burger!! On the menu: The Stuffed Burger, The Salmon Burger, The Turkey-Bacon Burger, The Buffalo Chicken Burger, and even a Dessert Burger! Each "team" or group will create a burger recipe to battle it out to win a surprise gift from Foodology!!
Stuffed & Sauced! - Part 2 - Poultry
This is a Intermediate Level Class that will focus on basic poultry fabrication and cutting as well as stuffing a variety of delicious cuts. Examples include dishes such as Cornish Hens, Stuffed Chicken Legs, Chicken Breast Stuffed 2 Ways, and Stuffed Peppers. We will also be creating some amazing sauces using various French cooking techniques such as reduction sauces with wine, classical mother sauces, pureed sauces, and roux vs. cornstarch sauces. We will even be stuffing a dessert and creating a seasonal fruit sauce! Be prepared to amaze yourself with your new skills!
Breakfast Foods and the Incredible Egg!!
This Beginner Level Class will focus on Breakfast favorites and incredible, edible eggs!! On the menu: Sausage Stuffed French Toast, Scotch Eggs, making the perfect omelette, and learning how to flip and cook eggs "to order". Kids will love this action filled (and messy in a fun way) class and parents will love that their teenagers are making breakfast on their own at home! This class can be a Family Friendly, Teen Only, or an Adult Only class.
This Beginner Level Class will focus on knife skills and knife safety, while enjoying some take-out favorites of Asian Cuisine! On the menu... Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir Fry with Jasmine Rice, Pork Egg Rolls, Crispy Fried Wontons, and Peanut Pad Thai Noodles!
Stuffed & Sauced! - Part 1 - Meats
This is a Intermediate Level Class that will focus on basic meat fabrication and cutting as well as stuffing a variety of delicious meats. Examples include dishes such as Beef Roulade, Pork Chops, Stuffed Tenderloin, and Portabella Mushrooms. We will also be creating some amazing sauces using various French cooking techniques such as reduction sauces with wine, classical mother sauces, pureed sauces, and roux vs. cornstarch sauces. We will even be stuffing a dessert and creating a seasonal fruit sauce! Be prepared to amaze yourself with your new skills!
This Beginner Level Class will focus on basic knife skills and knife safety, but will also leave you feeling warm and full of one of the winter's best comfort foods... Soups! In groups, the class will make a few classics such as chicken noodle and cheesy potato, but will also surprise you with some recipes that might turn into your new favorites!
Pies and Tarts
This deliciously fun beginner class will make a variety of pies and tarts from scratch! Participants will learn a variety of techniques involving crusts and fillings that will turn you into an expert (in the works!) Before you know it, you will be making professional looking pies and tarts for your special events or just for the love of pie!