Fall Cooking Classes at Oryana
Oryana cooking classes are hands-on and fun. Whatever your level of expertise in the kitchen, you’ll always learn something new and exciting. We’ve earned a reputation for great instruction by offering culinary expertise from our talented chefs as well as a diversity of local chefs and culinary instructors. Our classes fill up quickly so sign up early!
European Holiday Cookies
Tuesday, December 2, 6 - 8:30 pm
Instructor: Luise Bolleber
(This class is full! But you may put your name on a waiting list as people often cancel at the last minute.) Grace your holiday dessert trays with flavorful cookies from Europe. European cookies feature unique flavors and ingredients missing in American-style sugar cookies. Recipes from Germany, Italy, Austria, Sweden and Finland will broaden your cookie horizons like never before. We will make Kipferl, Pfeffernusse, Linzer cookies, Swedish Cardamom cookies, Anisette cookies and Rugelach. There will be plenty of cookies to take home!
Location: Classes take place at the Grace Episcopal Church located at 341 Washington Street in Traverse City.
Parking: Park in the parking lot behind the church accessible via the alley and go directly to kitchen on the right side of the building.
Class size: Cooking classes are limited to 12 people. A minimum of 6 people is needed to hold each class.
Cost: $30/members, $35/nonmembers
Register for classes at the Oryana Customer Service desk. Or call 231-947-0191.
What to wear: For hands-on classes, please wear comfortable clothes, closed toe shoes, and tie your hair back.
What to bring: For hands-on classes, please bring a hat to wear. Aprons and knives will be provided but you may bring your own. You may also bring food containers in case there are leftovers.
Cancellation Policy: No refunds or credits will be given for a cancellation made less than 24 hours before the class. Oryana will refund your payment, in full, for cancellations made up to 24 hours before the class.
Children: Children 12 and older may register for a class if accompanied by a parent or guardian. (Both child and parent will need to pay for the class.) Please do not bring your young children to a class. Teens 16 and older are eligible to sign up for classes.
Our Culinary Instructors
Luise Bolleber completed the Chef’s Training Program at the Natural Gourmet Institute in New York City in 1997. She was the kitchen manager at Oryana for five years until 2003 and continues to be passionate about preparing food that is not only delicious, but health-supportive as well.