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Culinary Arts Programs

Lecture/Seminar
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET

Expand your knowledge of the world of wine as you sip along with sommelier Erik Segelbaum in an exploration of South African wines. Part of a 3-session winter series, this immersive program includes a curated personal tasting kit to enhance the experience. 

Lecture/Seminar
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. ET

Veggies are usually the supporting culinary players in a meal, but the new Milk Street: Vegetables moves them center of the plate. Christopher Kimball shares tips on how to roast, braise, steam, and stir-fry everyday vegetables into simple but appealing dishes, and demonstrates a recipe or two from the book’s globally influenced collection.

Lecture/Seminar
Friday, February 18, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET

Expand your knowledge of the world of wine as you sip along with sommelier Erik Segelbaum in an exploration of wineries with high levels of social, community, or environmental consciousness. Part of a 3-session winter series, this immersive program includes a curated personal tasting kit to enhance the experience. 

Lecture/Seminar
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET

Expand your knowledge of the world of wine as you sip along with sommelier Erik Segelbaum in an exploration of some of the world's most interesting wines. Part of a 3-session winter series, this immersive program includes a curated personal tasting kit to enhance the experience.

Lecture/Seminar
Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET

In-Person and Streaming Program: Cookbook author, New York Times columnist, and host of “Kenji’s Cooking Show,” J. Kenji López-Alt believes that once you master the mechanics of a stir fry and how to achieve wok hei—the special flavor a hot wok imparts to food—you’re ready to cook home- and restaurant-style dishes from across Asia and the United States. Join him as he discusses the science and technique of cooking in a wok and endless ideas for brightening up dinner.

Tour
April 10 - 11, 2022, 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET

Brooklyn offers plenty of delights for lovers of art, music, nature, and of course, food. On this two-day visit, arts journalist and former Brooklynite Richard Selden introduces you to several of the borough’s top attractions.