UT Cooking Courses
Expand your culinary horizons, develop new skills, learn new flavors and make discoveries. We offer various programs for those looking increase their culinary knowledge.
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We offer a wide variety of courses from cookie and cake decorating to making bread, pies, and tarts. The instructor is Chef Heather Pennypacker. She was schooled at the Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts and has worked at Deerpark Restaurant at Biltmore Estates, managing all aspects of the pastry department including desserts, breads, pastries, wedding cakes, specialty cakes, petits, cookies, etc.
Explore the principles of home food preservation. This session focuses on preserving high-acid foods using a water-bath canner. You’ll receive instruction in basic food chemistry as well as hands-on canning experience. Instructors: Heather Kyle and Chris Sneed, UT Extension educators.