Become a Chic Chef at Bloomingdale’s Cooking Class Series



Edible Orlando is partnering with Bloomingdale’s at Mall at Millenia to present a Cooking Class Series featuring local chefs. Each month from now through January, guests can enjoy cooking demos in the store’s kitchen department and delve into culinary topics including healthy living, holiday dishes and entertaining. Expect pro tips, delicious samples and lots of fun at this free event. Advance registration is required, so check back for updated links. We look forward to seeing you there!

Healthy Living: October 13th at 11:30 a.m.

Join Chef Gary Appelsies, Director of Healthy Eating for the Central Florida YMCA, to learn about using food as medicine. Fruits, vegetables and whole grains are full of phytochemicals that doctors believe may prevent cancer, and simple recipes can make eating healthy a delicious treat. REGISTER HERE.

Chef Gary Appelsies

Holiday Show Dishes: November 8th at 5:30 p.m.

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and your holiday table is the perfect place to show off your skills! In honor of Orlando’s inaugural FusionFestChef Maria Rivera of Sobremesa will demonstrate and sample an Insta-worthy dish with international flair. REGISTER HERE.

Chef Maria Rivera, Sobremesa

Holiday Breakfast: December 4th at 11:30 a.m.

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and during the holidays it can also be the most festive. Learn some new tricks from Chef Harry Lohr, Director of Operations for First Watch, and create new and delicious family traditions. REGISTER HERE.

Chef Alexia Gawlak

Entertaining 101: January 24th at 5:30 p.m.

From Superbowl Sunday to Valentine’s Day dinner, winter entertaining can be just as fun for the cook—with a little planning. Alexia Gawlak, Chef/Owner of Winter Park’s Swine & Sons, will share make-ahead tips for stress-free entertaining. REGISTER HERE.