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Pit Master Class: Plant-Based Grilling—Cooking Class at CHI

Pit Master Class: Plant-Based Grilling (Hands-on)
Discover the techniques that make plant-based dishes shine just as brightly as their counterparts using animal products. In this class, you'll become a pit master for plant-based treats like whole carrots and pineapples, and you'll produce quinoa and black bean burgers that deliver incredible flavor and texture.


Note: Grilling takes place indoors in inclement weather.


MENU
Crispy Quinoa or Black Bean Burger
Grill-roasted Carrots
Cinnamon-smoked Pineapple Salad
Paprika Potato Skewers
Grilled Mixed Vegetable Platter with Sauce Pairings


WHAT’S INCLUDED
At each Hands-on Cooking Class, you’ll enter our gleaming new commercial kitchen to be a culinary student for the day. Certified Executive Chef Bill Twaler has more than two decades of experience as a culinary educator and will help you become a stronger cook while enjoying your time in the kitchen. Hone your knives and your skills to become more proficient and efficient as you cook dinner for your family, impress your friends at the grill, or bake sweet treats with coworkers.


Each Hands-on Cooking Class includes the following:



  • Step-by-step instruction from Chef Bill as you produce several dishes in our state-of-the-art commercial kitchen

  • Knives and aprons to use during your class

  • Enjoy all of the food you prepare at the end of class, and take home what you don’t finish!

  • An informational packet with recipes, tips and techniques covered during your hands-on class


Put on an apron, learn a new skill and cook something delicious with us at CHI!


ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR


Bill Twaler, Certified Executive Chef (CEC)
Master of Science in Education, University of Kansas
Bachelor of Science in Food Service Management and Associate Degree in Culinary Arts, Johnson and Wales University


Before joining CHI, Chef Twaler was a Professor of Culinary Arts at the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach, the Culinary Arts/ProStart teacher at Wando High School and the executive chef and owner of Old Firehouse Restaurant in Hollywood, SC.


Chef Twaler is an American Culinary Federation (ACF) Certified Executive Chef, was an apprentice on the Culinary Team USA in the 1996 Berlin Culinary Olympics, and was a safari chef at Hammond Ranch in Zimbabwe in 1998.


Chef Twaler’s professional accomplishments include the following:



  • 2016 National Educator of Excellence Award

  • 2016 SC Hospitality Educator of the Year

  • ProStart State Management Championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016

  • ProStart National Championship in 2015


 


COVID-19 REMINDERS
Facemasks covering nose and mouth are required for all college visitors, students and employees. For updated information, please check reopening plans and guidelines to the college’s response to COVID-19.