Cooking: Sushi for kids class

Wolfgang Puck Grand Café (1482 East Buena Vista Drive), located in Disney Springs, invites kids to embark on a journey through the Japanese art of sushi making with a kids cooking class. Kids can roll up their sleeves on Saturday, June 25 from 12 to 2 p.m., and learn this exquisite culinary craft.

This interactive and engaging cooking class offers a crash course into exploring the exciting and intricate world of sushi with hands on experience. Class attendees will partake in various class projects learning how to make an array of sushi including hand rolls, nigari and maki rolls. Throughout the class, guests will learn how to properly prepare and season sushi rice, healthy eating habits, and basic cleanliness and food safety skills.

As an added activity, the culinary kiddos will also create refreshing and flavorful summertime drinks including Old Fashioned Chocolate Soda and a Grapey-Orange Cooler. The class is $35 per person, plus tax and gratuity.  Reservations can be made by calling 407-828-8996.

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Meanwhile, adults may want to brush up or even learn some new cooking skills at the Publix Aprons Orlando Cooking School. There are many topics to choose from and the calendar changes frequently. You can choose form Celebrity Chef, where you learn from famous chefs from books and TV; Talk of the Town, where masters in the restaurant trade share their secrets; Pairing Topics, which helps the home chef discover how the right beer or wine can enhance a meal; Cooking Techniques  hones up your cooking skills a notch in a small group setting; Special Topics can include everything from appetizers and regional cuisine to cooking for special occasions. There are classses for kids and teens  as well. The Orlando Publix Aprons Cooking School is at The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips.  To sign up for a class, for more information and directions, call 407-226-9796.