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Community Learning Spring 2015

Friday Night SPRING & SUMMER Flavor ... in the kitchen with Chef Andy
Friday nights were never so YUM! Join us this spring and summer in SUNY Sullivan's culinary kitchen for a fun-filled experience under the expert instruction of Chef Andy Yeomans! In these Friday evening sessions YOU become the chef! These classes will provide the novice (and not-so-novice) home cook with hands-on participation in the preparation of mouth-watering dishes--ingredients provided for all classes. Students will eat what they cook. Clean up is part of the insruction. Materials needed for each class: apron (optional), a paring knife, and an 8-inch chef's knife. Minimum 8 students. (SUNY Sullivan students FREE with valid ID.)

Seasonal Produce and Spring Cooking: #CL001
Friday, March 27, 2015
Enjoy giving your palate a spring awakening with our recipes for seasonal favorites. Learn how to pick the best produce and where it can locally be sourced! Chef Andy will help you learn about and create healthy food options to share with your entire family!

Foreign Flavors-Welcome to India! #CL002
Friday, April 24, 2015
In this class, learn about some of the most fragrant and distinctive dishes in this country's rich and varied cuisine, emphasizing a riot of toasted spices. You'll learn all about the vegetables, seafood, and other featured ingredients with a range of geographic and climatic origins, from hearty masalas to spicy curries to cooling raitas. Create a menu with items such as: pakoras, tamarind chutney, chana masala, chicken tikka masala, shrimp curry, naan and pulao. Then cool off with mango lassis!

Beginners SUSHI Making: #CL003
Friday, May 8, 2015
With a little training in the art of sushi making, you too can prepare your own sushi at home, for your family or for company. Imagine the surprise and delight of your guests when you present them with a tray of freshly made sushi! Learn the taste, technique, and presentation from the basic art of cooking sushi rice to the proper choices of fish.

Advanced SUSHI Making: #CL004
Friday, May 29, 2015
In this class students will move into more advanced techniques of sushi making by using different fishes, advanced knife techniques and sake sampling.

New Orleans: Cook Dat!: #CL005
Friday, June 12, 2015
Join Chef Andy as you travel through the bayou to cook and sample many of the tasty Creole and Cajun dishes from the Big Easy known as "N'awlins" to the folks who live there. As you participate in this hands-on class you will learn how to make gumbo, jambalaya, pralines and more!

A Tour of Italy: #CL006
Friday, July 10, 2015
You don't have to fly across the globe to get the fresh taste of homemade Italian cuisine. With a fresh and vibrant menu, Chef Andy will take you on a delicious tour of home-made Italian favorites. He's collected the country's best staples and will teach you the basics to make decadent dishes for friends and family!

Cooking for Kids: #CL007
Friday, July 24, 2015
In this fabulous and fun class your child will learn some cool and easy meals as well as some great techniques that will allow them to join in the kitchen with you. This class will cover kitchen safety, proper food handling, food preparation and more! An exciting menu will include yummy mac and cheese, homemade pizza and more! Ages 8-12.

In Our Backyard
In our backyard has been created by SUNY Sullivan to introduce and partner with area businesses to offer classes on or off-site that may be of interest to the community. If you have an idea for a class please contact us!

Becoming a Coffee Connoisseur with Java Love: #CL008
($25/SUNY Sullivan Students Free with valid ID)
Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 10:00am-2:00pm
Room: Java Love Coffee Roasters/1577 Route 17B, White Lake, NY 12786
What do you really know about that cup of joe you count on waking up to each morning? This engaging and educational look at coffee will help you know and love your coffee even more than you already do from a brief history to how and where it is grown, harvested and roasted. LEarn about its characteristics, acidity, flavor, body, aroma and finally different brewing processes. In this hands-on class participants will roast and brew on-site at the Java Love Roasting Company in White Lake, NY and learn how to get the most from your coffee beans!

Find Your Voice with Photography: #CL009
($89/SUNY Sullivan Students FREE with $20 refundable deposit & valid ID)
Instructor: Jasmine Guara
Four Sessions: Thursdays, May 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Room: D106
Have you ever wanted to master the art of turning your photography into a successful and thriving business? The most powerful way to establish your voice and distinguish yourself as a photographer is to learn how to stand out. Build your confidence, learn to master your camera and understand the fundamentals of marketing, branding, Photoshop and finding your style. Turn your photography into your voice. Please bring your own camera with you.

Baking

Cake Decorating for Beginners! #CL010
($25/SUNY Sullivan Students FREE with valid ID)
Instructor: Chef Mary Magnetico
Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 1:00pm-3:00pm
Room: H031
Learn the fundamentals of cake decorating in a relaxed and fun atmosphere! This hands-on class will teach you how to level, ice & fill a cake. You will also learn to use decorator bags for easy decorative techniques and to make buttercream roses! Class size is limited to 10.

GIVE ME SOME SUGAR! Fabulous Fondant! #CL011
($25 per person)/Instructor: Chef Mary Magnetico
Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 1:00pm-3:00pm
Room: H031
In this fun class learn how to use Fondant to provide a pristine cover for your confectionary creations and a clean canvas to display your other cake decorating skills. Chef Mary will take you step by step through the process of rolling out fondant and covering cakes. You'll also create flowers and decorations. Learn to color and flavor fondant and brighten up your cake designs with innovative fondant techniques until you are your own "CAKE BOSS"! Class size is limited to 10.

Business & Planning
Start DateCourse Name
OngoingProud to Be Sullivan Training: #CL012
Apr 4 & 11, 2015How to eBay in Real Life: #CL013

Proud to Be Sullivan Training: #CL012
(Free to area businesses/available on campus or at your business)
Proud to Be Sullivan is a network of business, organizations and community volunteers who train and empower a network of champions who believe Sullivan County is a great place to live, work and visit. Proud to Be Sullivan wants to help create positive experiences and an appreciation for where we live. Putting out a positive image and response is good for business. Your staff will be more productive and engaged, your customers and guests will appreciate the effort and it will show in their return on your investment.

How to eBay in Real Life: #CL013
($35 per class $70 total/SUNY Sullivan Students FREE with valid ID)
Instructor: Jason Richner
Saturday, April 4 and 11 from 10:00am-3:00pm
Room: G005
Discover the fundamentals of listing on eBay from a top rated power seller and educational specialist trained by eBay. Learn how to eBay in real life. Learn the basics of listing an item to selling and writing an effective ad, how to liquidate your unwanted junk and much more. This hands-on jam-packed course held over two consecutive Saturdays will teach you how to increase sales by offering free shipping and a return on your item and other tips and tricks from a seasoned eBay seller. Participants will go over the basics such as: how to create compelling selling descriptions, professional photography techniques for a novice, determining current market value of your items, calculating shipping costs, receiving payments through PayPal, how to monitor and complete transactions, developing repeat buyers, where to get your shipping supplies, and more!

Health and Wellness
Start DateCourse Name
Mar 2 - May 4, 2015Zumba: #CL014
Mar 4 - May 6, 2015Piloxing: #CL015
Mar 9 - May 11, 2015The Tap Room: #CL016

Zumba: #CL014
($5 per class or $30 for all 8 classes, SUNY Sullivan Students FREE with valid ID)
Instructor: Lori Karadontes
Mondays 4:45pm-5:45pm/beginning March 2 - May 4 (No class on 3/9 and 3/23)
Location: Fieldhouse
Are you ready to dance yourself into shape? Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music. Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you'll be getting fit & your energy levels will be soaring! It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilirating.

Piloxing: #CL015
($5 per class or $30 for all 8 classes. SUNY Sullivan Students FREE with valid ID)
Instructor: Lori Karadontes
Wednesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm/beginning March 4 - May 6 (No class on 3/9 and 3/23)
Location: Fieldhouse
Feel empowered with boxing, find balance with Pilates and let loose with fun and funky dance moves! This unique combination is guaranteed to burn maximum calories and build lean muscles.

The Tap Room: #CL016
($5 per class or $30 for all 8 classes. SUNY Sullivan Students FREE with valid ID)
Instructor: Jessica Barkl
Mondays - 7:30pm-8:30pm/beginning March 9 - May 11 (no class on 3/23 or 4/13)
Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. In this class students will learn a variety of tap styles from Broadway to Rhythm tap. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knees and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun. Multi-ability and ages 15 and up are welcome.

Arts and Entertainment
Start DateCourse Name
Jul 6 - Jul 10, 2015Theatre Buddies Class: #CL017
Jul 13 - Jul 17, 2015Budding Actors Teen Class: #CL018

Theatre Buddies Class: #CL017
($135 per student for the week)
Instructor: Jessica Barkl
Monday, July 6 - Friday, July 10 from 8:00am-12:00pm
Room: Seelig Theatre
This week-long theatre class is geared towards young children ages 7 to 12. It will give young students the unique opportunity to develop clear speech, fluent delivery and pleasing social skills. This program will help kids find their confidence so that they will want to participate in all aspects of their lives such as asking questions, seeking answers and sharing information with others. Students will participate in many creative activities including speech, creative movement, improvisation and short skits. Please have your child eat breakfast, send a mid-morning snack. Refrigeration will be available. Pick up is promptly ast noon.

Budding Actors Teen Class: #CL018
($135 per student for the week)
Monday, July 13 - Friday, July 17 from 8:00am - 12:00pm
Instructor: Jessica Barkl
Room: Seelig Theatre
This week-long theatre class is geared towards teens ages 13 to 17. It will give teens the unique opportunity to develop clear speech, fluent delivery and pleasing social skills. This program will help kids find their confidence so that they will want to participate in all aspects of their lives such as asking questions, seeking answers and sharing information with others. Students will participate in many creative activities including speech, creative movement, improvisation and short skits. Bring a mid-morning snack. Refrigeration will be available. Pick up is promptly at noon.

 

 

 

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