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.
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
Chefs entertain and educate while you relax and sample delicious dishes.
CLN 399 Simply Salmon
COO 356 Lobster Lovers Dream
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
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.