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.


Almond Cheesecake with Blueberry Amaretto Sauce

This sweet class is all about tempting confections including an almond cheesecake and breakfast oatmeal cookies.

March 21 & 30  |  April 7, 15, 20 & 25 | May 3, 12 & 27 | June 3

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Almost Homemade

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

May 15 & 28

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BBQ Peach Chicken

This class features tangy BBQ Peach Chicken along with a delicious Pineapple Upside Down Cake.

May 13 & 23 | June 7

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Corned Beef & Cabbage

This class puts a new twist on the traditional corned beef & cabbage.

March 17 | June 5

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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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Grilled Polenta & Grillades

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

May 11, 19 & 30 | June 13 & 22 | July 1 & 13

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Holidays Ahead

Learn tips and tricks to enhance all your holiday meals.

March 18 | May 22 | June 12

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Pesto Creme Pasta With Vegetables

This class features a pesto creme pasta bursting with spring flavor and a light but sweet ambrosia salad.

March 15 & 23  |  April 6, 11, 21 & 27 | May 6, 16 & 25 | June 1 & 9

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Pressure Cooker Pepper Steak

Learn to make this classic dish with ease in a pressure cooker.

March 16, 25 & 31  |  April 13, 18 & 26 | May 5 & 20 | June 6 & 17

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Rye Bread With Flavored Butters

Learn the secret to homemade rye bread along with recipes for flavored butters. Plus, a unique recipe for pineapple cheese casserole.

March 22  |  April 14, 19 & 29 | May 9, 17, 26 & 31 | June 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.

May 8 & 29

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Summer Concert Series
Dinner On The Porch

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

June 1-3 & June 8-10

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Thai Noodles & Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

Celebrate the return of spring with the fresh flavors of these delicious recipes.

March 14, 24 & 29  |  April 8, 12, 22 & 28 | May 4, 10, 18 & 24 | June 2 & 10

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