Upcoming Braise Culinary School Classes


If Purchasing a Specific Class as A Gift: When checking out, please denote that the purchase is a gift and the name of recipient. If you would like us to send the gift card directly to the recipient please include his or her address. If not, we will send the gift card to the purchaser. 

We also sell gift cards that can be used for any Culinary School class. 


COMING FALL 2015: "A Semester at Braise" - $1500

Registration begins on Friday, May 1st.

Are you a talented home cook looking for a more extensive option to hone your culinary skills? Become a student in our Semester at Braise. This hands on ten-week course covers the fundamentals of cooking and baking as well as menu planning and wine pairing. Each student will receive a culinary textbook, chef coat and apron as well as the option to purchase a basic knife kit from Fein Brothers. Finally, the class will culminate in a Graduation Dinner where you and your classmates will create a four course meal with the chefs of Braise for your friends and family.  



Thursday, July 23rd: "Braise Basics - Cocktail Academy 101" - $55

Join Braise Bar Manager, Adam Sarkis, as he teaches you how to make 3 classic cocktail infusions along with homemade bitters. Learn about technique and etymology of popular cocktails. The Braise kitchen will also prepare 3 Braise Bites to pair with each cocktail! *Limited to 8 guests



Friday, July 24th: "Braise Basics - Cocktail Academy 101" - $55

This class is so popular we're holding it two nights in a row! *Limited to 8 guests



Thursday, July 30th: Braise Basics - "Intro to Cheesemaking" - $65

Join Chef and Owner, Dave Swanson, as he teaches you about his favorite food group! Learn about different varieties of cheese, taste various Wisconsin cheeses and make fresh chevre and goat's milk ricotta!




Thursday, August 6th: Braise Basics - "Pickling & Preserving" - $65

Want all of your fresh produce to last through the winter? Learn the basics of pickling and preserving in this hands on class. Learn how to make blueberry jam and pickled veggies as well as the proper canning technique! SOLD OUT, PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THE WAITING LIST. 




Thursday, August 27th: Braise Basics - "Cajun Cuisine" - $65

Join Chef and Owner, Dave Swanson, as he teaches you about the cuisine that inspired his love for American regional cooking. Join Dave as he teaches you how to make some of the classic Cajun dishes he learned while working at Commander's Palace in New Orleans. 



Advanced reservations required. A one-week (7 days) cancellation notice is required for a refund. No refunds or credits will be issued with less than one week’s cancellation. All classes are held at Braise Restaurant & Culinary School unless otherwise noted.