Cooking Classes at The J

  

New! Somali Cuisine Cooking Class
Sunday, August 6, Noon – 3 pm

Somali Refugee Chef Samiro will introduce you to Somali cuisine as she shares her expertise in creating delectable Somali dishes and shares her story about moving from Somalia to Tucson. Co-hosted with the International Rescue Committee in Tucson. The meal will be kosher and vegetarian.

Instructor: Chef Samiro
$70/$65 members
Demonstration Kitchen

 

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New! Family Cooking Class
Sunday, September 10, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Kids and grandparents are invited to celebrate International Grandparents’ Day and prepare for Rosh ha-Shanah, the Jewish New Year at the J. In our state of the art, kosher, demonstration kitchen, we will learn to cook a few delicious items for the Jewish New Year. All food will be kosher and vegetarian. Advanced registration is required.
$20 per youth/adult pair for members
$30 per youth/adult pair for non-members
Demonstration Kitchen

 

New! Syrian Cuisine Cooking Class
Sundays, September 17 – October 8, Noon – 3 pm

Register for the full four week session here: 

Register for a single session here:

In this four-week class, Chef Shahd will teach you to make Syrian delicacies as well as a sampling of her signature recipes. Chef Shahd’s single-session cooking classes at The J have been featured on Tucson’s own Fox 11 News and AZPM’s Arizona Spotlight. Co-hosted with the International Rescue Committee in Tucson. The recipes will be kosher and vegetarian.

Instructor: Chef Shahd
$70/ $65 members drop-in class
$220/ $200 members for four classes
Demonstration Kitchen

 

New! Learn to Bake Bagels!


Sunday, October 15, 2:00-4:30pm
  

Chef Jaime Lawhorn, Executive Pastry Chef at aka Deli and Bakeshop, will lead a baking workshop on bagel preparation and teach you how to make aka Deli and Bakeshop’s signature schmears. Jennifer Selco, Director of Jewish Life and Learning at The J, will give a short presentation on the history of bagel making in Jewish culture.
Instructor: Jaime Lawnhorn, Executive Pastry Chef at aka Deli and Bakeshop 
$60/ $50 J members 
Demonstration Kitchen

 


New! Farm to Table Cooking Class with Tucson Community Supported Agriculture


October 29, 11 am – 2 pm

Are you interested in eating a more locally sourced diet? In this class participants will learn how to avoid frustration, approach cooking with creativity and gain knowledge of the tools they need to tackle unfamiliar fruits and vegetables. Learn to adapt favorite recipes to the seasonal availability of produce and develop a more intuitive sense of how to use fresh fruits and vegetables. The recipes will be kosher and vegetarian. Sara Jones is a long time employee of Tucson CSA and a frequent contributor and recipe writer for Edible Baja Arizona. She teaches cooking classes and demos at the CSA and local farmer’s markets. Program includes a delicious lunch.
Instructor: Sara Jones
$70/$60 members
Demonstration Kitchen

 

New! Cookies, Pies & Cakes Baking Class


Sunday, November 12, 2:00-4:30pm

Chef Jaime Lawhorn, Executive Pastry Chef at aka Deli and Bakeshop, will lead a baking workshop on cookies, pies and cake-making essentials. Instructor: Jaime Lawnhorn, Executive Pastry Chef at aka Deli and Bakeshop
$60/ $50 J members
Demonstration Kitchen

 

 

New! Kimchi & Korean Cuisine Cooking Class


Sunday, December 3, 12:00-3:00pm
Local artist and gallerist Yun Gee Park will lead a kimchi making workshop as well as teach you how to make Korean vegetarian dishes. The meal will be kosher and vegetarian.
Instructor: Yun Gee Park
$70/ $65 J members
Demonstration Kitchen

New! Breakfast Pastries Baking Class


Sunday, December 17, 2:00-4:30pm

Chef Jaime Lawhorn, Executive Pastry Chef at aka Deli and Bakeshop, will lead a baking workshop on breakfast pastry preparation. Learn to make cinnamon rolls, scones, and more!
Instructor: Jaime Lawnhorn, Executive Pastry Chef at aka Deli and Bakeshop
$60/ $50 J members
Demonstration Kitchen

Please contact Barbara Fenig, Director of Arts & Culture, at bfenig@tucsonjcc.org or 520-299-3000 with questions.