The Blennerhassett Hotel 800.262.2536
Culinary School

Culinary School

The Culinary School at The Blennerhassett Hotel offers many exciting options for all ages and skill levels. Guest will discover a fun, new perspective on food. Our hands-on approach to teaching guarantees a delightful experience.

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SUSHI 101
Saturday, January 16, 2016
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Work with Executive Chef Rick on how to prepare the perfect rice, learn to make some of the classic rolls as well as how to pair the right champagne with your specialty entree. Class includes instructions, recipes and champagne lunch.
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$75 per Person plus tax*
Call 304.422.3131 for additional information.
Class space is limited. Reservations required.
*You may cancel your reservation with no charge up to 72 hours prior to your arrival.

 

Overnight Packages start at $229
Package includes overnight accommodations in a well-appointed guestroom and a reservation for two in the Sushi Culinary Class.

 

CHECK OVERNIGHT AVAILABILITY
Choose “Culinary” rate specifically.
If rate is not shown, it is not available for that specific class.

*Rates do not include gratuity and tax.

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French Macaroons & Chocolate Torte
Saturday, February 6, 2016
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Join us to learn the art of French Macaroons and their specialty fillings. Then master the making of a decadent chocolate ganache as well as a flourless chocolate torte. This class of delights will be instructed by our own Executive Pastry Chef Ms. Erin O’Connell and lunch will be provided.
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$60 per Person plus tax*
Call 304.422.3131 for additional information.
Class space is limited. Reservations required.
*You may cancel your reservation with no charge up to 72 hours prior to your arrival.

 

Overnight Packages start at $229
Package includes overnight accommodations in a well-appointed guestroom and a reservation for two in the French Macaroons & Chocolate Torte Culinary Class.

 

CHECK OVERNIGHT AVAILABILITY
Choose “Culinary” rate specifically.
If rate is not shown, it is not available for that specific class.

*Rates do not include gratuity and tax.

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Cake Fancy
Saturday, April 30, 2016
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Join us for a day or adorning, blending and exciting cake decorating with the Hotels Hospitality Coordinator, Mr. Adam Dotson. He will guide you through the latest techniques, as well as popular and traditional trends.
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$60 per Person plus tax*
Call 304.422.3131 for additional information.
Class space is limited. Reservations required.
*You may cancel your reservation with no charge up to 72 hours prior to your arrival.

 

Overnight Packages start at $229
Package includes overnight accommodations in a well-appointed guestroom and a reservation for two in the Cake Fancy Culinary Class.

 

CHECK OVERNIGHT AVAILABILITY
Choose “Culinary” rate specifically.
If rate is not shown, it is not available for that specific class.

*Rates do not include gratuity and tax.
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Here are some of the culinary courses that we offer
as overnight packages or for private group bookings:

  • Homemade Pasta-making
  • Learn basic Pasta-making
  • Champagne Brunch
  • Crepes, Poached Eggs, Mimosas and more!
  • Gingerbread House
  • Assemble and decorate gingerbread houses
  • Dining Etiquette
  • Basic etiquette for lunch and dinner including silverware,
  • Napkin, table setting and fun history on the topic!
  • Fondue Fun
  • Cheese and Chocolate fondue with assorted dipping items
  • Basic Stock-making
    As a base for many dishes, stock are a must to master. Learn to create delicious beef, poultry and vegetable stocks.
  • The Five “Mother Sauces”
  • Bechamel, Veloute, Espagnole, Hollandaise and Vinaigrette
  • Party Planning 101
    How do you know how many hors d’oeuvres you’ll need, or what wine and cocktails to serve? Learn these basics and more!
  • Basic Baking
    Cakes, Brownies, Pies and more – tell us what you’re interested in and we’ll tailor this class just for your group!
  • Cooking Demonstrations
    Perfect if you prefer to watch and learn. A great alternative if time constraints don’t allow hands-on teaching.
  • WINE 101: Basics and Fundamentals
    Learn which glass to use and why, ordering wine in a restaurant and basic wine “lingo.”
  • Basic Bartending
    Simple and fun, guests will learn to make classic cocktails

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