Have you always wanted to throw delectable parties and entertain guests? At Silver Dollar City's Midwest Living® Culinary & Craft School, you'll cook up traditional Midwest Living recipes pulled directly from the test kitchens of Midwest Living Magazine. You'll also perfect the art of a flaky pie crust, learn the intricate details of a Downton Abbey-style tea party and perfect a variety of other dishes.

Our classroom is a classic turn-of-the-century style farmhouse complete with warm timber-frame construction and a welcoming wraparound porch with an amazing view of Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre. Class participants will enjoy tiered seating and large plasma TVs to capture every detail of the delicious Midwest Living recipes made before your eyes in our demonstration kitchen. The Midwest Living® Kitchen Showroom features fabulous Viking appliances and other top of the line equipment.

Classes typically run 60 minutes and cost $15 per person.*

One day admission ticket or season pass is required for park entry. Children are welcome to attend classes at the discretion of parents/guardians, but require a seat purchase. Seating in the Demonstration Kitchen is open 10 minutes prior to each class, and is available on a first-come, first-served basis as you check in at the Culinary & Craft School.

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* Pricing for special event & dinner classes varies. Please see class descriptions for details.

 

Midwest Living Culinary & Craft School

Alphabetical

2017 Canning Classes

Learn how fun and easy it can be to preserve your favorite dishes with these informative classes.

 

June 15 & 23 | July 1, 6, 14, 22 & 26 | August 11 & 18

Cooking With Herbs

Learn how to infuse just about any dish with the vibrant flavors of fresh herbs.

May 23 | June 6 | July 25 | August 14

Country Music Weekend
Dinner On The Porch

Enjoy a great concert from country music legends and an amazing meal from the comfort of the Culinary & Craft School Porch!

September 8, 9 & 10

Focus On Family

This class focuses on fast yet healthy family-friendly meals.

June 8, 14, 18 & 30 | July 12, 16 & 29 | August 3 & 12

Fried Pies

Learn how to make these old-fashioned favorites in your own kitchen!

June 16, 22 & 25 | July 2, 8, 13, 19 & 28 | August 4, 13 & 19

Fun Picnic Foods

Is picnic preparation perplexing you? Never fear - this class will help you pack a perfect picnic basket!

June 7, 24 & 29 | July 7, 15, 14, 21 & 27 | August 5 & 16

International Dinner Party

Join us for this delightful dinner class at the Midwest Living Culinary & Craft School.

July 4

Lettuce, Tomatoes & Squash

Summer's most vibrant produce takes center stage in hearty seasonal salad!

June 13 | July 11 | August 1

Moonlight Madness
Dessert On The Porch

Join us on the back porch of the Culinary & Craft School select evenings during Moonlight Madness for a birds-eye view of Hits From The Hollow featuring a Fireworks Finale!

July 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 & 30

New Orleans

We're paying tribute to the vibrant flavors of the Big Easy with a classic Louisiana dish - Red Beans & Rice!

June 9, 17 & 28 | July 5, 9 & 30 | August 6 & 10 | September 8

Ozarks Trout Cakes

Turn your next catch into savory Ozarks Trout Cakes for a mouthwatering meal!

June 21 | July 20 & 23 | August 2, 9 & 20

Packing A Picnic

Senior Craftsman Ali Smith will show even more amazing picnic recipes in this new class!

June 27 | July 18 | August 8

Ready For Anything

This class features 3 quick and easy recipes for summer.

May 16 & 30 | June 20

Southern Gospel Box Suppers

Take your seat on the porch for a delicious homemade box supper and a birds-eye view of a Southern Gospel Nights concert in Echo Hollow®

Each Evening, August 24 - September 4

Summer Concert Series
Twilight Dinner On The Porch

Enjoy a delicious meal and then get ready to groove to some classic music as you view one of the new Summer Concert Series performances from the Culinary & Craft School Porch!

June 2, 3 & 4 and June 9, 10 & 11

Whimsical BBQ

This BBQ class is anything but ordinary with how-tos on homemade sausage, homemade barbecue sauce and German potato salad.

May 10, 20, 25 & 31 | June 18