Cooking Classes

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges’ Continuing Education Department offers a variety of cooking classes. Most classes take place at the college’s West Davenport Center, 2950 N. Fairmount St. Classes are from 6 - 9 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Register online or call the college’s Registration Center at 563-441-4100 or 1-888-336-3907.   

Upcoming Classes


Machine Shed Fare

You will enjoy preparing these favorites with Chef Jeff Grunder of the Machine Shed. Creamy Baked Potato Soup, Machine Shed Sheddar Melts, Entree to be determined - Maybe... Cattleman Beef Tips, and Apple Dumpling. Cost: $49

Wed. May 23
6 - 9 p.m.
MCC Wilton Center
Inst. Grunder


Make cheesecakes from scratch; plain, chocolate, vanilla and berry. This hands-on training will give you experience in blending the ingredients and how to decorate, garnish, and top cheesecakes that look fabulous. Cost: $49

Tue. May 29
6 - 9 p.m.
West Davenport Ctr
Inst. True


Fun With Phyllo

Bring in the dough - Recipes for each course, from appetizer through dessert. Please bring a container for leftovers. Cost: $49

Tue. Jun 5
6 - 9 p.m.
West Davenport Ctr
Inst. Cunningham

Cooking With Fresh Herbs

Learn how to store and keep fresh herbs - make new recipes including salads, drinks, desserts - tasting and recipes! If you've taken this class before, we will be making all new recipes. Cost: $49

Mon. Jun 11
6 - 9 p.m.
West Davenport Ctr
Inst. Zaputil

Summers in Tuscany/Italian Cooking

You read the book. You saw the movie. Now come and learn how to make some Tuscan dishes. Cost: $49

Thu. Jun 21
6 - 9 p.m.
West Davenport Ctr
Inst. LaBella

Not So Slow Cooked Ribs

In a rush and still want those fall off the bone ribs? Cut your cooking time and still have tasty ribs that are sure to impress. Cost: $49

Tue. Jun 26
6 - 9 p.m.
West Davenport Ctr
Inst. True