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Morrisville culinary school offers series of kitchen skills classes

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The Chef's Academy, a culinary school in Morrisville, is offering a three-part course called "Kitchen Skills Series" for the public.

You can sign up for one class or all three but each class builds upon the skills learned in the previous class. Individual classes cost $99 each or all three can be purchased for $250 and includes a complimentary Mercer knife set. Here is the schedule:

  • March 19, "Kitchen 101: Place Everything in its Place," covers knife skills and care, sanitation and food storage, and how to prepare starches and vegetables.
  • March 26, "Kitchen 102: Basic Cooking Methods Essential for any Cook," is a hands-on class covering these basic cooking methods: roasting, braising, sautéing, pan frying, steaming, poaching and grilled.
  • April 2, "Kitchen 103: Interpret a Recipe to Work with Your Taste," will teach how to adapt a recipe, how to build a pantry, make substitutions and create healthier meals.

The classes are held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the school's campus at 2001 Carrington Mill Blvd.

To purchase the classes, go to or call 919-246-9044.


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It is a great news for food

It is a great news for food makers and lovers, i will definitely attend the classes.
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Andrea Weigl has been the food writer at The News & Observer since the summer of 2007. She has won a handful of awards from the Association of Food Journalists and the Society for Features Journalism. Her profile of chef Ashley Christensen titled "A Force of Nature" will be published in the sixth edition of "Cornbread Nation: The Best of Southern Food Writing." She is serving a three-year term on the James Beard Foundation book awards committee. Follow her on Twitter at @andreaweigl.