A Full Course for Culinary Skills A nine-week course designed for those who would like to improve their culinary skills; missed classes may be made up during the next series. Every Saturday for nine weeks, beginning Saturday, Jan. 5. 3-5:30 p.m. $595, including a $60 textbook. La Maison Gourmet, 471 Main St., Dunedin. 727-736-3070. lamaisongourmet.com.
Three Kings Feast Angelica Diaz and John F. Ames IV present a night of traditional family-oriented Mexican epiphany celebration that includes a five-course dinner, music, pinatas, art activities and games for the children. Sunday, Jan. 6. 6-9:30p.m. Vive La Frida, Cafe Y Galeria, 5901 N. Florida Ave., Tampa. 813-231-9199.
Full Course II for Culinary Skills Nine-week course is designed for those who wish to improve their culinary skills; missed classes may be made up during the next series. Every Monday beginning Jan. 7. 6:30-9 p.m. $595, including a $60 textbook. La Maison Gourmet, 471 Main St., Dunedin. 727-736-3070. lamaisongourmet.com.
Cooking Class with a Side of Charity Executive Chef Douglas Miller demonstrates how to cook beef Wellington, veal scalloppine, fancy shrimp and bruschetta - and the best part, you get to eat. Proceeds benefit the Stuart Society Affaires d'Art, a fundraising arm of the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg. Monday, Jan. 7. 11 a.m. $40. The Wine Cellar Restaurant, 17307 Gulf Blvd., N. Redington Beach. For reservations and information, call Carolyn Bond at 727-823-6140.
A Taste of France Chef Antoine Louro, of Chateau France, a St. Petersburg French restaurant, takes his cooking class through specialties of his homeland. Lucky participants then get to eat what he has prepared in the form of a three-course gourmet lunch. The class takes place at the home of Linda Jantschek, of St. Petersburg. Monday, Jan. 14. 11 a.m. $40. Proceeds benefit the Stuart Society Affaires d'Art, a fundraising arm of the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Pete. Call Carolyn Bond at 727-823-6140.
Roy's Redoubt Executive Chef and partner at Roy's of Tampa, Rand G. Packer, leads a cooking class featuring delectable samples, recipe booklets and lunch. Class limited to 20 lucky people. Tuesday Jan. 15. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $40. Roy's, 4342 W. Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa. 813-873-7697 or fax 813-870-0447.
It's Clubby Chef Eric Webber, of Sutherland Cafe, is the featured guest at the Tampa Bay Culinary Club meeting next month. Chef Eric plans to demonstrate how to cook one appetizer, one entree and one dessert for the nonprofit club, whose members focus on cooking and learning. Saturday, Jan. 19. 2 p.m. $10. Sutherland Cafe, 1026 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor. Call Jeanne Hansen at 727-789-2605.