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Secrets of the Caterer
with Ed2Go Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education
Catering is a business that has become very popular, especially for those who love to cook and plan parties. From weddings, to showers, to business parties, catering is a home-based business that gives the caterer an exciting and creative career.
In this introductory course, you will learn how to put your cooking and party planning skills to work. Learn the fundamentals of the catering business, how to cook for large crowds, organize your kitchen, manage your time, and work with clients. The course focuses on cooking skills every caterer needs, with an introduction to the business side of catering. You'll also receive many unique and tested recipes that you can use to jump-start your business. Build your catering skills and begin a new and exciting career today.
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with Lynn Sheehan, York Adult Education
We believe that incorporating fresh and innovative topics into our classes not only keeps our students engaged and motivated, but also enhances their learning experience. It is vital for us to constantly adapt and evolve our teaching methods to meet the changing needs and interests of our students. Please tell us your idea for a new class!
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with Lynn Sheehan, York Adult Education
Are you passionate about education and looking for a rewarding teaching opportunity? Look no further than York Adult Education! With a long-standing reputation for excellence, York Adult Education provides a dynamic and supportive environment for both students and educators alike. Whether you are an experienced teacher, just starting your teaching career, or never taught before, joining our team will give you the chance to make a real difference in the lives of adult learners.
Cooking with BoomerTECH Adventures (Start Anytime!)
with BoomerTECH Adventures, Windham/Raymond Adult Education
In this course, BoomerTECH Adventures guides (Chris, Jill, and Ed) share their love of cooking and enjoyment for lots of different types of foods. You will learn how to prepare several tasty stir fries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweet potato into gnocchi, stir up a great fried rice, and give ramen soup a delicious upgrade. In addition, discover an easy way to make your own pita pockets, flat breads, and tortillas. Plus, you will see a way to combine the benefits of cooking on cast iron with your love of grilling. We haven’t forgotten dessert! Who can resist a delectable chocolate, brownie torte or apple pie?
Cooking with BoomerTECH Adventures
with BoomerTECH, Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education
In this course, BoomerTECH Adventures guides Chris, Jill, and Ed share their love of cooking and enjoyment for lots of different types of foods. You will learn how to prepare several tasty stir fries using traditional Chinese flavorings, make fresh pasta, turn leftover sweet potato into gnocchi, stir up a great fried rice, and give ramen soup a delicious upgrade. In addition, discover an easy way to make your own pita pockets, flat breads, and tortillas. Plus, you will see a way to combine the benefits of cooking on cast iron with your love of grilling. We haven’t forgotten dessert! Who can resist a delectable chocolate brownie torte or apple pie?
HEALTHY FOODS FOR BUSY PEOPLE -LIVE ONLINE
with John Kirk, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
How can a family of four on an average Maine income save 4-6% of their earnings? Join us and see through this extensive overview of food budgeting, planning, and shopping; avoiding food waste; how to make fast, inexpensive, and nutritious meals; meal prep; and food safety. Free professional materials from major institutions will be used. Class meets every other week, allowing students time to put what they learn into practice. Optional: Interested participants can join an informal study comparing the amount spent on groceries and food services for the two weeks before the class and the final two weeks of class. Pre-registration is required for access to online link.
John Kirk is Director of the AOK Basic Skills Project in Portland, ME, a nonprofit sharing workshops to help people learn important basic educational and nutritional skills. John holds an AA5 Dietetic Technician certification.
10 Tips: Choose MyPlate
with Healthy Acadia, RSU 24 Adult Education
Learn how to choose healthy foods on a limited budget! Join this free, 4-class series on shopping, cooking, and eating healthy foods while staying within your budget. The class covers tips for healthy eating, with a focus on the five food groups and ways to make healthy choices within each one.
Please note: This class meets twice each week for two weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Healthy Acadia’s mission is to empower people and organizations as they build healthy communities together. They address the critical health challenges our communities face and make it possible for all people to lead healthier lives throughout Hancock and Washington counties, and across Maine.
Healthy Acadia is a community health coalition, working since 2001 with hundreds of partners (like RSU 24 Adult Education) and thousands of community members across our region to address a wide range of locally-identified health priorities. They build partnerships, coordinate education and public health services, and improve policies, systems and environments to create lasting positive changes to the health of our communities.
Check out their website: HealthyAcadia.org
Preserving the Harvest - Salsa Canning for Beginners
with Deborah Barnett-Community Education Assistant, MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education (email@example.com) 207-582-3774
This hands-on beginner food preservation workshop will teach you the basic steps for boiling water bath canning. Participants will receive a “Preserving the Harvest” food preservation packet and will learn the latest and safest recipes, about equipment to ensure safety, and how to check for properly sealed jars. Please bring a potholder with you to the workshop (you will be able to take home a jar of what we prepared that evening!) A $20 material fee is payable to the instructor at the start of class (checks made to UMaine Cooperative Extension).
Learn more about the Cooperative Extension: https://extension.umaine.edu/