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.
CLI-328 Healthy Eating: Steaming and Poaching
CLI-358 Savor Authentic Italy
COO-325 Luscious Low-Fat, Lightning-Quick Meals
CUL-305 Classical French Cuisine
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-354 Chocolate Truffles Galore
GME-399 Strategies for the Single Cook
GME-395 Sweet and Savory Crepes
CLI-323 Home Canning for the Holidays
CAW-304 Gingerbread Houses
GME-398 Cooking for Weight Loss and Management
COO-378 All About Technique: Roast, Saute and Steam
CLI-384 Kimchi and Pickling
COO-360 The Artisan Pretzel
CLI-395 Paella 101
CLI-332 Pie for Dinner
CAW-307 Hand Dipped Chocolate - NEW!
CAW-309 Holiday Breads
CLI-331 Macaroni and Cheese
CLI-363 Alternative Baking
CLI-359 All About Techniques of Stewing and Braising
CLI-391 Fun with Fondant
CAW-306 Sous Vide at Home: Extreme Accuracy Cooking - NEW!
CLN-374 Chowder, Chowda, Chow-Dah!
CLI-376 A Taste of Japan
GME-319 Introduction to Artisan Bread Baking
COO-387 Winter Vegetarian Casseroles
CLI-364 Mushroom the Key Ingredient
CLI-360 Hand Rolled Bagels
CLI-333 Marvelous Meatloaves
CLN-373 Let's Make Sausage
CUI-361 Cookie Decorating
GRT-317 If You Knew Sushi
CLI-361 The Artisan Doughnut
CLI-365 Whole Grains the Key Ingredient
CLI-394 Indian Cooking
CLI-393 Warm and Cozy with Cassoulet
CLI-389 Sourdough Breads
CLN-328 Hands-on Knife Skills
CLN-302 Creamy Dreamy Risotto Made Easy
COO-319 A World of Curries
COO-303 Noodles-Mien, Pho, Soba
COO-390 Winter Vegetables for Meat Eaters
CLI-392 Gum Paste Workshop
COO-337 Bread Pudding - A True Comfort Food
CAW-305 Food Art and Showpiece Designs - NEW!
CLI-325 Knife Skills 2
CUI-369 Hand-Rolled Fresh Pasta
COO-304 Favorite Chinese Take-Out Recipes
CUL-383 Intermediate Artisan Bread Baking
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.
CLN-397 Seasonal Beer Offerings for Winter
CLI-337 Tour of Spanish Wines
CLI-397 Mixology: Mojitos and Moscow Mules
CLN-315 Beer Styles from Germany and the Czech Republic
CLN-310 The Price Savvy Wine Consumer
CLI-338 101 Wonderful Winter Wines from Down Under: Australia and South Africa
CLI-398 Mixology: Shots and Shooters
CLI-390 Chocolate and Red Wine
CLN-317 Chocolate and Beer Pairings
CLN-358 Wine 101 - Practical Basics
CUL-310 Wines of America
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.