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.
Chefs entertain and educate while you relax and sample delicious dishes.
COO-306-301 How to use fresh herbs
CUL-304-301 A taste of Thailand
CLN-399-301 Simply salmon
COO-356-301 Lobster lovers dream
COO-325-301 Luscious low-fat, lightening-quick meals
CLI-329-301 Health eating: juices and smoothies
Get tips, tricks and secrets of the pros for more successful parties and event planning.
GME-327 Secrets of the Caterer
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 allergies, vegan and weight loss.
CLI-305 Backyard Barbecue
GME-319 Introduction to Artisan Bread Baking
CLI-377 Cooking with Tofu
CLI-344 Gelatin Art
CLN-328 Hands-On Knife Skills
CLI-330 Adventures in Tapas
COO-361 Shortcakes, Cobblers and Crisps
CLN-337 Summer Cooking from the Farmers Market
COO-359 Summer Seafood on the Grill
COO-307 Sensational Summer Salads
COO-362 Under the Boardwalk: Favorite Summer Seaside
COO-336 Best Brownie Workshop
CLN-344 Come Out of Your Shell and Learn to Cook
CLI-308 Quick and Easy Sauces for Fish
CLI-325 Knife Skills 2
CLI-304 Cooking with Summer Fruit
CLN-303 Creative Hors d'Oeuvres
CLI-363 Alternative Baking
COO-304 Favorite Chinese Takeout Recipes
CUL-383 Intermediate Artisan Bread Baking
CLI-396 Pickled Peppers and More
CLI-303 Preserve the Taste of Summer
CLN-339 A Taste of New England
COO-360 The Artisan Pretzel
CLI-376 A Taste of Japan
COO-319 A World of Curries
CLI-361 The Artisan Doughnut
Novices and connoisseurs alike will enjoy our classes on spirits from around the world and in your own back yard. Increase your knowledge of wine, beer and the production of both, as well as pairing 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-340 Brewery Tour
CLN-349 Summer Beers
CLN-357 Piedmont Wine Trail
CLN-316 Beer Styles from the U.S.
CLI-397 Mixology: Mojitos and Moscow Mules
CLI-398 Mixology: Shots and Shooters
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.