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The Level 2 Intermediate Certificate Course requires no previous knowledge and is the ideal starting place for students with limited understanding of wine or those who know something about particular types of wine but lack a breadth of knowledge. This course will enable students to interpret wine and spirits labels, explain the fundamentals of wine tasting, become familiar with the world's major wine regions and their principal wines, and give basic advice on wine selection and service. The course covers the major types, and includes tastings of more than 40 different wines and spirits of the world. Successful completion of a culminating multiple-choice exam earns students the Level 2 Certificate of the WSET. Tuition includes the WSET study pack and exam.

Tuition: $535.00

Member Cost: $510.00

Materials Cost: $295.00

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 9 sessions; starting 3/28/2017, ending 5/23/2017

Instructor : Adam Chase 

Location : BCAE Location : 
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- Braised Rabbit with Mustard and Fennel - Morroccan-spiced Lamb Burger on Cinnamon Stick with Yoghurt Sauce - Herb-crusted Lamb Rack with Ratatouille  Spring has sprung and what better way to celebrate than to learn to expertly prepare the season's bounty? Rabbit is getting a lot of attention right now due to it's sustainability (& low-fat deliciousness!), and lamb is of course the reigning champion of the springtime. Chef Lars Liebisch will be here show you the ins and outs of two proteins that can sometimes challenge cooks. You'll get hands-on making these incredible dishes with one of Boston's masters. 

Tuition: $65.00

Member Cost: $55.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Schedule : Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 04/25/2017

Instructor : Lars Liebisch 

Location : BCAE Location : 
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Come explore the rich history of wines and winemaking in the great region of Burgundy with wine consultant, John Fiola. You'll taste white and red wines from appellation to appellation, learning to appreciate the differences from place to place and how that expresses itself in the wines. This will be a fun and eye-opening class for those looking to become a little more wine-savvy! 

Tuition: $45.00

Member Cost: $39.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Schedule : Tue 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 04/25/2017

Instructor : John Fiola 

Location : BCAE Location : 
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- Fresh Pea and Roasted Tomatoes with Chives - Fava Bean, Fennel and Baby Spinach - Arugula and Spring Onion - Oven Roasted Asparagus and Shrimp Don't let preparing risotto intimidate you! Our own ambassador of arborio, Diane Manteca, is here to show you how to master this Italian comfort classic. You'll stir yourself silly preparing some seasonal rice righteousness! Between you and me, there's probably a glass or two of vino to wash it all down with too. 

Tuition: $65.00

Member Cost: $55.00

Materials Cost: $18.00

Schedule : Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 04/26/2017

Instructor : Diane Manteca 

Location : BCAE Location : 
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We are thrilled to welcome James Beard award winner, and Food & Wine Magazine's "Best New Chef" Award winner, Chef Tim Cushman, for a one-time exclusive class here at the BCAE. This is an exclusive hands-on class in the art of Japanese home cookery, much like what is featured at his latest smash hit in Fenway, Hojoko. Chef Tim is also internationally recognized for his fine dining Omakase restaurant, Oya, in Boston's leather district & also in New York City. Not to be missed!   

Tuition: $70.00

Member Cost: $60.00

Materials Cost: $15.00

Schedule : Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 04/27/2017

Instructor : Tim Cushman 

Location : BCAE Location : 
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Chef Alex Saenz of Bisq Restaurant & Wine Bar, is taking Cambridge (& Boston!) by storm with his famous fried chicken. With a combination of influences from his Peruvian heritage, to growing up in Charleston, South Carolina, he's making us Yankees crazy with his crunchy bird. Come join Alex for this once-only opportunity to learn his secrets to the greatest fried chicken imaginable, with all the sides to boot.   

Tuition: $70.00

Member Cost: $60.00

Materials Cost: $15.00

Schedule : Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 05/01/2017

Instructor : Chef Alex Saenz 

Location : BCAE Location : 
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- A Variety of Steaks (including NY Strip, Lamb Steak & Pork Chops) - Homemade Condiments (including compound butters) - Vegetable Side Dishes - Pan Sauces Cooking a perfect piece of meat is one the great gauges of a cook's ability in the kitchen. Chef Lars Liebisch will be here to show you how to choose, prepare, season, and cook perfect steaks with incredible condiments & side dishes. You'll get an insider's look into vital techniques including pan selection, the all-important resting process and how to check for done-ness. 

Tuition: $65.00

Member Cost: $55.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Schedule : Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 05/02/2017

Instructor : Lars Liebisch 

Location : BCAE Location : 
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Most people know the difference between red and white wines. The real question is, what makes a wine bold, spicy, floral, fruity, or buttery? Have you ever tasted a wine and tried to identify the flavors with no luck? Understanding how to taste wine and describe it is no easy feat, but it can help us understand which wines we like and why (it can also make us look like we know what we're doing when we order a glass). Erika Frey is here to help YOU improve your wine and flavor knowledge. Seats are limited! 

Tuition: $45.00

Member Cost: $39.00

Materials Cost: $18.00

Schedule : Thu 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 05/04/2017

Instructor : Erika Frey 

Location : BCAE Location : 
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Sushi is as much fun to make as it is to eat. In this class, you'll learn how to prepare different types of sushi such as maki, nigiri, and futomaki. You'll also get hands-on experience practicing rolling techniques. And because each ingredient used in making sushi is essential to a successful outcome, we'll spend time talking about how and where to shop for the highest-quality ingredients.

Tuition: $65.00

Member Cost: $55.00

Materials Cost: $25.00

Schedule : Fri 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 05/05/2017

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 2.Kevin Chang  1.Ginny Chang 

Location : BCAE Location : 
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Jazz and cocktails are some of America's greatest contribution to society. These days old school speakeasy cocktails are making quite the comeback. Join us as we taste, examine, and discuss how the art of improvisation in jazz, and the craft of the cocktail were key contributors to speakeasy culture.

Tuition: $50.00

Member Cost: $43.00

Materials Cost: $20.00

Schedule : Fri 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 05/05/2017

Instructor : Brady Graham 

Location : BCAE Location : 
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Coda Restaurant has been a neighborhood mainstay of Boston's South End for the last ten years or so. Along with it's sister restaurants like SRV and The Salty Pig, it's been putting out some of the best food and drinks in the city. Executive Chef Francis Flores will be at the BCAE for the first time to get you hands-on learning his signature secrets of restaurant-quality comfort food that you can easily create at home. Come join us for this one time only, wine-fueled, delicious class.   

Tuition: $70.00

Member Cost: $60.00

Materials Cost: $15.00

Schedule : Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 05/08/2017

Instructor : Francis Flores 

Location : BCAE Location : 
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Did you know that the world's first foodies weren't actually hipsters? They were wealthy ancient Romans and the best known was a man named Apicius, who was the inspiration for the world's first known cookbook and threw lavish parties for Caesar Tiberius. Apicius is at the center of Crystal King's debut novel, Feast of Sorrow (Touchstone Books, 2017), which is set amongst the scandal, wealth, and upstairs-downstairs politics of a Roman family. Join Crystal and Chef Patrick Campbell (previously of No. 9 Park and Cafe Art Science) for this culinary journey through history. Crystal will discuss her book and the world of food in ancient Rome, while Patrick will cook up creative, modern interpretations of the classic recipes represented in Feast of Sorrow.

Tuition: $65.00

Member Cost: $55.00

Materials Cost: $30.00

Schedule : Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 1 session on 05/09/2017

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 2.Crystal King  1.Patrick Campbell 

Location : BCAE Location : 
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