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Restaurant Cooking classroom

Sip, taste and savor authentic recipes with the help and guidance of experienced chefs at AACC's Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism (HCAT) Institute. Experience a “Top Chef” atmosphere in our two state-of-the-art kitchens located in Arnold and Glen Burnie, where we offer a variety of noncredit cooking classes for beginners and culinary experts alike. Classes are mostly held evenings and weekends and may be lecture, hands-on cooking or chef demonstrations.


Wine and Beer

Novices and connoisseurs alike will enjoy our classes on spirits from around the world and from your own backyard. Increase your knowledge of wine and beer along with the production of both. Learn how to pair them with food and more. Classes feature not only lectures and discussions, but also tasting and evaluation. 

Note: Must be age 21 or older to enroll.

CLI 398 Mixology: Shots and Shooters


Cooking Demonstrations

Chefs entertain and educate while you relax and sample delicious dishes.

CLN 399 Simply Salmon

COO 356 Lobster Lovers Dream


Hands-on Cooking

We have a class for any dish you've ever wanted to learn to make — from soups, sushi, curries and truffles to specialty recipes for people with allergies, those who are vegan and anyone trying to lose weight.

COO 359 Summer Seafood on the Grill

COO 360 The Artisan Pretzel

CLN 337 Summer Cooking from the Farmers Market

CLI 330 Adventures in Tapas

CUI 369 Hand-Rolled Fresh Pasta

CUL 383 Intermediate Artisan Bread Baking

CUI 361 Cookie Decorating

CLI 363 Alternative Baking

CLI 325 Knife Skills 2

CLN 303 Creative Hors d'Oeuvres

CLI 360 Hand Rolled Bagels

COO 307 Sensational Summer Salads

CLI 304 Cooking with Summer Fruit

CLI 303 Preserve the Taste of Summer

CLN 339 A Taste of New England

CLI 396 Pickled Peppers and More

COO 362 Under the Boardwalk: Favorite Summer Seaside


How to Enroll

The courses on this page are noncredit, meaning you won’t earn college credit toward a degree. You don’t need to apply. Just choose a program or course that interests you, and check the noncredit schedule for a class that fits your schedule. Note the course number, section number and start date and register through our online portal, MyAACC.

For help, email or call the Instructional Support Center at 410-777-2325.

Find a course using our online course search.

Learn more about registering for noncredit courses.