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.

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


Almost Homemade

Learn how to make quick and easy but oh-so-tasty versions of tiramisu and spinach artichoke bites.

June 26 | July 3 & 24

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Annual Fall Dinner

Join us on Friday, October 5, for our Annual Fall Dinner at the Midwest Living Culinary & Craft School.

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Annual Holiday Dinners

Join us for our Annual Holiday Dinners featuring recipes from the Midwest Living Culinary & Craft School.

November 9  |  December 7

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Blackberry Cobbler & Risotto Side Dish

Learn to make a summertime favorite, blackberry cobbler, as well as a flavorful risotto side dish.

June 20 & 29  |  July 6, 14, 19 & 25 | August 4 & 10

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Canning Classes

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

June 28 | July 12 & 27 | August 3

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Country Music Weekend
Dinner On The Porch

Enjoy a great concert from country music legends and a great meal as you sit back, relax and enjoy the show on the Culinary & Craft School Porch!

September 07 - September 09

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Creamy Pasta Salad & Cheese Muffin

This class features a summertime classic - creamy pasta salad - along with a savory muffin recipe.

June 14 & 23  |  July 4, 18 & 22 | August 5 & 17 | September 9

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Focaccia Bread & Vegetable Spread

This class features a recipe for freshly baked focaccia bread with a tasty homemade vegetable spread.

June 21 & 30  |  July 7, 15 & 28 | August 11

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Grilled Polenta & Grillades

Learn to make grillades, a classic Louisiana stew served over hearty grilled polenta.

June 13 & 22 | July 1, 13 & 26 | August 1

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Holidays Ahead

Learn tips and tricks to enhance all your holiday meals.

July 10 & 31 | August 14

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Kookie & Koffee Lab

Learn to make the perfect cup of coffee in a French press and get some great cookie recipes to go with it, too.

June 15 & 24  |  July 5, 11, 20 & 29 | August 9 & 19 | September 7

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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 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29 | August 3, 4 & 5

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Quinoa Salad & Frozen Coconut Cream Pie

This class features cool summertime fare including a refreshing quinoa salad and a decadent frozen dessert.

June 16 & 27  |  July 8 & 21 | August 2, 8, 12 & 18 | September 8

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Southern Gospel Picnic
Dinner On The Porch

Enjoy a soul-stirring performance from some of the biggest names in Southern Gospel while dining on a delicious meal on the Culinary & Craft School Porch!

August 23 - September 03

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Southwest Smoke

This class features smoky Tex-Mex brisket and roasted potatoes.

July 17

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