September Cooking Classes

Cooking Classes

Saturdays @ The Center with Chef Duggan

Begins Saturday, Sept. 16 | at The Center for Advanced Technical Studies (916 Mount Vernon Church Road in Chapin) | 10am – 1pm | $40 per person, per class

Join Chef Duggan for Saturdays @ The Center! Everyone is welcome to this series of six Saturday cooking classes, beginning Sept. 16, that are brought to you by School District Five of Lexington and Richland counties. Class schedule includes the following topics: Tailgate with Flair, The Art of Sushi, Holiday Baking, Brunch is Served, Culinary 101, and Taste of India. All classes taught in a state-of-the-art culinary kitchen, with culinary students there to assist. Register in advance by calling 803.476.8601 or email amims@lexrich5.org.

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RAW 101 Class | Good Life Cafe

Wednesday, September 13 | 6 – 8pm | 1614 Main Street
In this RAW 101 Class, you’ll learn how to make delicious vegan dishes like Kale Avocado Grapefruit Salad, Cashew Herb Cheez and Crackers, Alfredo Sundried Tomato Pesto over Zucchini Noodles, and Snicker-ish Bars. Seating is limited, so register now! More here.

Cooking Class: Braising and Roasting | F2T

Tuesday, September 19 | 6:30 – 8:30pm | City Roots, 1005 Airport Blvd.

This class in Braising and Roasting is from Farm to Table Event and Catering Company, and will be taught by Chef Kristian Niemi, Owner of Bourbon Columbia. He will instruct you on the techniques related to braising and roasting meats and vegetables, which is a great way to put on a wonderful dinner at home with less work. Tickets here.

 

You Have To Try This Place: Good Life Café

Food Pic 2 - from FBOne of the only organic, raw, vegan restaurants in Columbia, but you don’t have to be vegan to enjoy their absolutely amazing meals! Good Life Café’s executive chef, Sharon Wright, has been creating natural, nutritious and delicious meals, juices and smoothies for 24 years. Take a food world tour (every foodies dream!) right from your seat as Good Life Café features American, Italian, Indian, Thai and Mexican gourmet cuisines.

Good Life Café’s menu offers a range of mouth-watering starters, such as their Spicy Spinach Avocado DipFood Pic 1 - from website and Cajun Stuffed Portobello. Try the Asian Noodle Salad: kelp noodles and zucchini noodles with red pepper, candied cashews, jicama and mango served on a bed of greens with Asian dressing. In addition to acai bowls, a huge variety of craft beers, wines, cocktails, cold-pressed juice cocktails, & several colorful, fresh smoothies, Good Life Café offers tons of wraps, sandwiches, and “cooked” items, such as their incredible Bean & Sweet Potato Burrito.

Food Pic 3 - from FBFinally, Good Life Café’s raw menu includes customer favorites such as Manicotti (layers of zucchini stuffed with cashew cheese & topped with marinara sauce) and their hearty Portobello Steak (marinated, dehydrated, & stuffed with pesto, pimento-less cheese or hummus). Good Life Café even has a raw noodle bar, with a variety of noodles and sauces that will make your taste buds sing! Almost all menu items are gluten free or can be made gluten free upon request.

Food Pic 4 - from websiteIf raw eating is new to you, raw foods consist of unprocessed plant foods that have not been heated above 115 degrees. Including raw food in your diet can improve your body’s absorption of enzymes and nutrients, as well as help you to lose weight, feel great, and look younger. Raw, living foods are invigorating and full of life!

Looking for the perfect combination of delicious & healthy for your new weekend brunch spot? Good Life Café now serves their weekend brunch menu Saturdays from 8am – 2pm and Sundays from 9am – 2 pm, offering taste bud wonders such as Organic Tempeh Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy, Creamy Organic Local Grits, and Fresh Fruit, as well as Organic Vegan Waffles and Pancakes. View the full menu here.

Stop by and experience the wonders of cuisine that tastes incredible and is great for your body & soul. Live your best life at Good Life Café!

Happy Hour Monday-Friday 4-7pm.  |  Offers catering & space to host private parties.

1614 Main Street | 803-726-2310 | goodlifecafe.net