Cajun Kitchen: Classes with Louisiana native Donnie Bulliard, 6:30 p.m. daily except Monday at Signature Kitchens and Bath's appliance center, 1826 Belgrade Ave., West Ashley. $60 including food, wine. Reserve at or 225-2939.

Charleston Cooks!: Demonstration and hands-on classes, 194 East Bay St. Register at 722-1212 or

Coastal cupboard: Classes at 644-J Long Point Road, Belle Hall Shopping Center. Register at Each class starts at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Today, Desserts by the Slice with Lindsay Reynolds, Village Bakery, $35; May 19, Sips, Dips & Chips with Sal Parco and Andrea Parco, $60; May 25, Mexican Fiesta with Shannon Campbell of Mozzo Deli, $60; May 26, Cooking with Local Ingredients with Troy Timpner of Mustard Seed, $40; May 27, Everything's Better with Bacon with Randolph Stafford of Farm Table Catering, $60.

Also, free cooking classes at 1 p.m. Saturdays. This week, May 15, Popovers; May 22, Vita Mix Demonstration; May 29, Gnocchi with Eddie Moran of Mercato.

Culinary Institute of Charleston: Continuing-education classes at Trident Technical College. To register, call 574-6152 or visit

Tuesdays, June 8-29, 6-10 p.m. Culinary Boot Camp. $349.

June 9, 6:30-9:30 p.m. The Mechanics of Writing a Cookbook. $59.

June 9-10, 6-10 p.m. Artisan Bread Baking. $179.

Wednesdays, June 9-30, 6-10 p.m. Pastry Boot Camp. $349.

Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 16-24, 6:30-10 p.m. Master Mixology. $169.

Entertaining Made Easy: European-trained chef Deb Howieson leads a seven-week Mediterranean series for spring. Demonstration classes 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays through June 3 for beginners and accomplished cooks. Individual classes $30 or $170 for the series. At James Island Community School, 1000 Fort Johnson Road. Register: 762-2793.

Janet Gaffney's Art of Cooking: Evening, daytime classes for adults. For kids only after school and Saturday mornings. Private lessons and event parties offered. Call 971-7871 or e-mail

Adult classes

Greek Festival Foods, 6:30 p.m. today, $55 dinner included.

Surf's Up, Let's Grill, 6:30 p.m. May 19, $55 dinner included.

All Things Shrimp, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $55 lunch included.

For kids only

Strawberry Festival, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, $45, lunch included.

Summer Camps

Six summer cooking camps for kids 8 through teens. Each 4-day camp is $225. Hours are Monday through Thursday 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

June 7-10: Trade Secrets With Local Food Pros.

June 14-17: Baking.

June 28-31: Everyday Ethnic.

July 12-15: Writing Your Own Recipes.

July 26-29: Everyday Grilling.

Aug. 2-5: Foreign Travels and Exotic Foods.

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