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.

Printable Documents:
Fall Class Schedule
November Class Schedule
December Class Schedule 

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


Midwest Living Culinary & Craft School


Annual Holiday Dinners

Join us for our Annual Holiday Dinners featuring Ozark tri-tip and a menu of Christmastime favorites.

November 10  |  December 8

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Learn the recipe for a refreshing cranberry orange cheesecake, an impressive closure to any Christmas party.

November 16 & 25  |  December 1, 10, 21 & 29

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Cowboy Cuisine

In this class we're saluting western flavor with tender ribs and a crunchy baked snack!

September 17, 22 & 28 | October 4, 14, 18 & 22


Learn how to make crepe shells from scratch and use them to prepare two delicious courses.

November 5, 17 & 26  |  December 2, 20 & 26

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Hot Dish & Kuchen

These two recipes will be the stars of your next church carry-in or family potluck.

September 14 & 20 | October 7, 15 & 25

Pie & Mocha

We'll show you how to create the perfect fall dessert combo - pie & coffee!

September 15 & 23 | October 1, 8, 13, 19 & 27

Seafood Chowder & Italian Stromboli

Learn how to make two great dishes that are sure to warm your heart this Christmas season.

November 9, 18, 24 & 30  |  December 7, 16, 22 & 30 

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Silver Dollar City Traditions

Learn how to make a Silver Dollar City classic - Miner's Beef Stew!

September 16, 21 & 27 | October 5, 11, 20 & 26

Swiss Steak & Potatoes

Discover a delicious recipe for Swiss steak smothered in a rich red sauce, plus a unique potato side dish.

November 11 & 19  |  December 9, 15, 17 & 28

Tea Rings & Pecan Delights

Learn how to prepare two great recipes that are sure to make any Christmas gathering even more festive.

November 4, 12 & 22  |  December 3, 14, 23 & 27

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Wild Rice Soup

This class features a warm and hearty wild rice soup along with a delicious smoky appetizer recipe.

September 13, 24 & 30 | October 6, 12, 21 & 28