BCC to Hold Series of Three Culinary Classes for Alumni
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College (BCC), as part of its Workforce Development and Community Education program, is offering a series of three culinary classes to BCC alumni: handmade pasta making, basic poultry butchery skills and basic bread-making skills.
All classes will be taught in BCC's Berkshire Culinary Institute, located in the Susan B. Anthony Building Annex on the main campus.
Classes are free for BCC alumni with a donation to the Alumni Board Student Scholarship. To register for classes, or for more information, contact Caterina Penna, Director of Alumni Relations & Events, at (413) 236-3071 or email@example.com
Area chef and farmer Jeremy Stanton leads the handmade pasta making class on Monday, June 26 at 10 am. The class, which will be approximately three hours in duration, will focus on Italian varieties of pasta that showcase the creative ways in which delicious pasta can be made with simple techniques. Stanton, former owner and operator of The Meat Market, Fire Roasted Catering and Stellar Pasta Company, will teach participants how to make brightly colored pastas using fresh, local ingredients.
Participants should wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Upcoming classes include basic poultry butchery skills on Monday, August 28 at 10 am and basic bread making skills on Monday, September 18 at 10 am. Both courses will be led by chef and butcher Aaron Oster, who is the Instructional Program Manager for Food, Culture & Local Economy at BCC.