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 21 or older to enroll.
CUL-310 Wines of America
CAW-345 Brandy, Cognac, Armagnac, Grappa: Spirit of the grapes New!
CLI-390 Chocolate and Red Wine
CAW-346 Gin: From Early Styles to New Barrel Finishes New!
CAW-347 Mezcal and Tequila New!
CAW-338 Holiday Meal Step by Step
CAW-325 Baking Bread at Home
CAW-326 Mastering Pan Sauces at Home
CAW-336 Mastering Cooking Basics at Home
CAW-337 Mastering Classic Custards at Home
Chefs entertain and educate while you relax and sample delicious dishes.
CAW-342 Food Safety at Home New!
CLN-399 Simply Salmon
CUL-305 Classical French Cuisine
CLI-358 Savor Authentic Italy
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.
GME-398 Cooking for Weight Loss and Management
CLI-332 Pie for Dinner
CLN-373 Let's Make Sausage
CUI-366 Cake Decorating for Beginners
GME-319 Introduction to Artisan Bread Baking
CLI-333 Marvelous Meatloaves
CLN-303 Creative Hors d'Oeuvres
CUI-361 Cookie Decorating
CUI-369 Hand-Rolled Fresh Pasta
COO-387 Winter Vegetarian Casseroles
CUI-304 The Basics of Soups
CAW-343 New! Baking Techniques: Yeast-Leavened Breakfast Breads
CLN-302 Creamy Dreamy Risotto Made Easy
CLI-394 Indian Cooking
CLI-360 Hand Rolled Bagels
CLI-331 Macaroni and Cheese
CLN-363 Classic French Macarons
CAW-344 New! Valentine's Day Boot Camp
CUI-367 Intermediate Cake Decorating
COO-325 Luscious Low-Fat Quick Meals
CLI-382 Cauliflower: The Key Ingredient
GRT-317 If You Knew Sushi
CUL-383 Intermediate Artisan Bread Baking
CLI-364 Mushroom the Key Ingredient
CLI-395 Paella 101
CLI-359 All About Techniques of Stewing and Braising
CLN-389 Pizza School
CLI-361 The Artisan Doughnut
CLI-365 Whole Grains the Key Ingredient
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.