While The Cook's Away

Bonnie Strickland, Chef Debbie’s assistant, and P.J. Beisswenger, our local Malaysian cuisine expert, are sharing the kitchen while Debbie’s away! You’re in for a fun filled day with these two culinary team members. The cooks will be sharing some of their favorite dishes.  

Saturday, October 8
Features Bonnie’s delicious southwest eggrolls and P.J.’s scrumptious pecan bites. The recipes will have you excited about preparing them in your own kitchen. Both dishes contain valuable tips on food prep and burrito wrapping.

Sunday, October 9 
P.J. starts things off with a wonderful presentation of Malaysian Fried Rice. Certainly not what you’ve experienced at the local restaurant! Bonnie provides the finale with a delectable dessert, Cast Iron Chocolate Cake.

Silver Dollar City's Culinary & Craft Scholl

In addition to recipes and samples of the treats prepared, each class participant receives a copy of Midwest Living magazine. Class time is approximately 60 minutes. Class is $15 per person, plus tax. 

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Class Schedule

Saturday     October 8, 2016     11:00, 2:00
Sunday     October 9, 2016     11:00, 2:00


Children are welcome to classes at the discretion of parents/guardians and require a seat purchase. Seating in the Demonstration Kitchen is open 10 minutes prior to your scheduled class, available on a first-come basis as you check in at the Midwest Living Culinary & Craft School. A One-Day Admission Ticket or Season Pass is required for park entry. The Midwest Living Culinary & Craft School is located just past the entrance to Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre.

Reservations may be purchased online, by calling 800-475-9370 or at the Midwest Living Culinary & Craft School, subject to seating availability. Full payment is required at time of booking. Classes may be refunded if cancellation is received at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled class. No refunds are provided due to inclement weather, unless the park is closed for the day or time of the class. A $1 convenience fee is applied to each ticket purchased online.