Cook Up Something New


Are you looking for something fun to do around town? Do you love to cook, or just want to improve your skills in the kitchen? We have just what you’re looking for at our Culinary Arts Institute. Join our award-winning chefs in our sparkling new culinary facilities to learn how to create beautiful and tasty dishes, choose the right wine or bake holiday sweet treats sure to thrill and impress your friends and family. Most classes are one session and perfect for an evening or afternoon with friends. 

Check out the class list in the form below. 

Thank You for Registering in Advance

Ingredients and supplies for all classes are perishable and must be ordered in advance. To ensure we have everything we need and to minimize waste, we ask that all class participants kindly register and pay prior to the start of class.


For More Information

If you have questions about any of our Cooking Classes, please contact Conferencing and Dining Services at (440) 366-4100 or
Some of our classes have already filled, but we are always planning and scheduling additional dates. Please let us know if you would like to add your name to our waiting list for future classes.   

Register Today

Please complete the form below. Online payment is recommended to immediately secure your reservation. If you choose to pay by phone, a member of our team will contact you to complete your registration.


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  • Friday, December 7
    5-8 p.m.
    Join our culinary chefs for an evening of southern Creole cuisine as you prepare traditional recipes like gumbo, jambalaya, fried oysters, alligator bites, blackened redfish, bourbon chicken, beans and rice, collard greens and beignets. A cash bar will be available.

    Registration and payment deadline: Friday, November 30 at 5 p.m.
    Price: $55.00 Quantity:
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Culinary Arts Institute

Ben & Jane Norton Culinary Arts Center
1005 N. Abbe Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035
(440) 366-4100


M-F 8:30 am to 5 pm
Sat. Closed
Sun. Closed

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