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.
CLN-358 Wine 101 Practical Basics
CUL-310 Wines of America
CAW-318 Mixology: the Home Bartender
In-Home Classroom courses are culinary demonstration classes taught by an HCAT chef in a video format. Students can watch and download the video. The video allows students to move at their own pace. Recipe packet and discussion are available with these online courses.
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
CAW-338 Holiday Meal Step by Step
CAW-348 Mastering Hand Rolled Pasta at Home
CAW-349 Mastering Classic Pies at Home
CAW-388 Sushi at Home
CAW-389 Intermediate Bread At Home
CAW-390 Chinese Takeout At Home
CAW-391 Whole Grain Breads At Home
CAW-392 Korean Cooking At Home
CAW-393 Pizza School At Home
CAW-394 Gluten Free Baking At Home
CAW-395 Indian Cuisine At Home
Learn how to prepare delicious meals online from a talented chef!
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.
CLN-328 Hands-On Knife Skills
CLN-389 Pizza School
GME-319 Intro to Artisan Bread Baking
GME-340 Thai Cuisine
CLN-363 Classic French Macarons
COO-315 Classic Custards
CAW-330 Cooking Basics: Instant Pot Cooking
COO-351 The Art of Pâte À Choux
CUI-366 Cake Decorating for Beginners
CLI-360 Hand Rolled Bagels
COO-379 All About Tech: Basic Sauces
CLI-383 A Taste of Korea
CAW-312 Cooking Basics
COO-382 Scandinavian Baking
CAW-315 Canning and Jarring: Apples
COO-349 Focaccia Pita and Flatbreads
GRT-317 If You Knew Sushi...
CLI-382 Cauliflower the Key Ingredient
CLN-369 Cupcakes: The Mini Cake
CAW-396 Southern Italian Hand Formed Pasta
CAW-321 Baking Basics: Chocolate Truffles
CAW-301 Ramen-Ology the Study of Ramen
COO-381 Chocolate Tempering At Home
CAW-322 Canning and Jarring: Holiday Gft
CLI-372 The Art of Perfect Pies
CAW-319 Baking Basics: Biscotti
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 needs. Note the course number, section number and start date, and register through our online portal, MyAACC.
Registration for fall 2021 is now open.
For help, email the Instructional Support Center or call 410-777-2325.