Get ready to cook at Cooking with Chef Rod! A complete schedule of
classes and demonstrations is planned to challenge and inspire cooks of all
ages. At Cooking with Chef Rod, cooking classes include chef’s recipes, step
by step instructions, and generous samplings. All classes are conducted at
our temporary location at the Elk Point Fire Hall, located on Main Street Elk
Classes are continuously being added, so be sure to continue visiting our
website for an up-to-date listing! For questions or details, please e-mail
Chef Rod @ CustomerService@cookingwithchefrod.com
|SAFETY & LEGAL NOTICE: Participation in a Cooking with Chef Rod
cooking class may involve student use of cooking equipment and tools in
a busy kitchen environment. It is understood and expressly agreed to by
the student that by making payment for (including the redemption of a
gift certificate or volunteering) and/or by participating
in the class the student releases, idemnifies and hold harmless Cooking
with Chef Rod and the directors, officers, employees, contractors and
agents of any of them, from any and all liability of any kind for any
damages and/ or injuries incurred in connection with the students
attendance at a cooking class at Cooking with Chef Rod and understands
and accepts the risks inherent in the preparation and cooking of food
with other people in the kitchen.
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|About our Cooking Classes:
Cooking classes at Cooking with Chef Rod gives students basic culinary
techniques and builds confidence in the kitchen, while enhancing their
knowledge and improving their repertoire. Cooking classes include
chef’s recipes, step by step instructions, and generous samplings. Adult
classes are held on weekday evenings from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and
weekends from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. All classes are
interactive and those noted with an "*" are hands-on.
Hands-On Classes: Work right in the kitchen with the chef who will instruct
students in cooking techniques and skill-building exercises while preparing
dinner and dessert for the whole class. Hands-on classes are limited to 10
students to allow for more one on one interaction. Hands-On Classes are
denoted with a **
Interactive Classes: Sit back and enjoy the show in the kitchen while our
chef slices, dices, grills, flambes, fuses and reduces a series of dishes for
you to sample during class. Ask questions, take notes, get the chef's hints
and recommendations...and munch. Seating is limited to 15 students.
Couples Classes: Enjoy a themed evening filled with skills and
socialization in these interactive, hands-on classes. Couples will prepare a
complete dinner and dessert menu and learn to divide the tasks to make
entertaining a great way to spend time together in the kitchen. Classes are
held from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Seating is limited to 5
Kids Classes: All kids cooking classes are structured to provide hands-on,
interactive instruction. Under supervision of the chef, students learn to make
a main course, side dish and dessert and then enjoy the fruits of their
efforts. For safety, children should wear long pants and sneakers. Long hair
should be tied back or tucked under a hat. Aprons are recommended. Class
size is limited to 12 children per class. Early registration is encouraged.
Birthday Parties: Whether it's a party with kids making pizza and
decorating cupcakes, or a dessert party with kids whipping up a bunch of
goodies, when you book your child's birthday party at Cooking with Chef
Rod, you can be sure it will be a fun and thoroughly enjoyable hands-on and
up to the elbows celebration. Best of all, we provide the chef, the food, the
instruction and the clean up. The complete 1 1/2 hour party is
Private Cooking Parties: Our kitchen is available for private cooking
parties. Host a cooking party in our kitchen. A professional chef will lead you
and your guests in the preparation of a home-cooked meal. Nobody wants
to cook? Okay, let us handle the details. All you have to do tell us your
plans and invite your guests.
We’ll arrange your party or special event...and even clean up. Private parties
have a maximum of 15 participants due to safety and kitchen limitations.
Corporate Team Building: Cooking with Chef Rod offers workshops
and programs to help facilitate corporate team building initiatives. Give
us a call and we'll help you plan a custom-tailored course for your
organization. We provide the instruction, the facility, the ingredients, and
the take-away materials. You bring the participants. Private parties have
a maximum of 15 participants due to safety and kitchen limitations.
Cancellation Policy: Because food must be purchased and curriculum
prepared in advance, class fees are not refundable for cancellations
made within 72 hours of class. Tuition for cancellations with more than 72
hours notice may be applied to a future class.
"No shows" will not receive refund or credit. Cooking with Chef Rod
reserves the right to cancel cooking classes if enrollment is insufficient.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Reservations for all classes can be made by postal mail to: Cooking With
Chef Rod, P O Box 734, Elk Point SD 57025
All classes are interactive and those noted with an " ** " are
Cooking Class Update: We have conducted several cooking class in
Elk Point . Overall, the classes have received rave reviews.
Some of the comments were: "My husband & I have been interested
in cooking classes, but didn't want to go to weekly classes. This was
AWESOME! He'll love it too.", "The recipes did not taste
like"diabetic" food.", "Your 'booklet' (recipe booklet) is great!
Showed us every step.", "Fun & food was great", "I really liked that
I didn't have to travel for this - Thanks for being in Elk Point".