Summer Cooking Classes at Central Market #Austin #Texas

Start your summer off with food, spirits and fun this June at Central Market’s Cooking School. Learn from Central Market foodies, chefs and culinary professionals from around the world.

Mostly Sweet Champagne Brunch (21 and up)
Sunday, June 8 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Come out and spend a summery Sunday morning with a brunch demonstration and fine bubbly at Central Market. Pastry chef Angel Begaye of TRACE will be leading the demonstration. Brunch menu includes:
• Champagne cocktail
• Savory lemon ricotta spread on herb biscotti
• Caramelized champagne sabayon, with fresh grapefruit and orange segments
• Pink champagne and strawberry cupcakes
• Champagne and chocolate truffle
• Drunken soaked peach cobbler with vanilla ice cream

Texas Parks and Wildlife: Oysters and Shrimp (18 and up)
Tuesday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Spend an evening learning to cook with some of the best our great state has to offer. Discover the importance of prep work and then gather ‘round in CM’s Cooking School kitchen to prepare:
• Cornmeal-Fried oyster lettuce wraps
• Empanadas de Cameron (hand-pies stuffed with shrimp)
• Port Arthur seafood gumbo
• Speedy shrimp with tomatoes, feta cheese and basil

Beat Divas: Celebrating 10 Years of Divalicious! (18 and up)
Saturday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy this special 10th anniversary edition of CM’s longest running cookin' and singin' class with the lovely and talented Beat Divas—Dianne Donovan, Mady Kaye and Beth Ullman.

Central Market Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78756

About Central Market:
Central Market’s open, serpentine-flow, full view European-style layout offers a completely new food shopping experience. A bountiful produce department with unmatched quality and variety, an 80-foot seafood case with selections from throughout the world, hundreds of cheeses, 2,500 wine labels, stupendous specialty grocery aisles with delights from every continent, and a world class cooking school featuring hands-on instruction are among the features that make the Central Market experience unique.


  1. That brunch sounds fabulous. I wish they had this near me!

  2. Unfortunately I live in New York--and this is in Texas. I would love to attend something like this it sounds like a whole lot of fun!

  3. I haven't taken many cooking classes but I'd love to try the Champagne Brunch class. I'd love to learn how to cook with Champagne.

  4. I'd love to take cooking classes! Just so I can eat while I do it! lol!

  5. I took food service in high school at the skill center here for two years. Thanks for sharing.


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