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Canning for Beginners at Bekins Cooking School GR – 6PM

July 31, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

pickled vegetables tomato and seasoningAlways interested in learning how to home can foods but not sure where to start?  The Canning Diva® will break down the steps required to safely home can goods in your very own kitchen.

From simple water bathing recipes to delicious pressure canned meals, The Canning Diva® will demystify and simplify the art of home canning!

Class Cost:  $55 per person

Each attendee will receive a 15 page guidebook and be given kitchen time in class to create a simple water bath recipe.  Attendees may take home a jar of their delicious creation and a copy of the recipe.

Click HERE to Register for this Class


Important Class Information

  • BYOB!!! We have non-alcoholic beverages available, but you are welcome to bring a beverage of your choice – we have wine glasses.
  • Classes start promptly at the scheduled time – so plan to arrive with enough time to settle in. Our front doors are locked at closing time (usually 6:00 PM). If you find them locked, please use the door to the rear of the building.
  • You must sign up before the class date as registration closes on the morning of the class. Payment is required at time of registration.
  • We cannot accommodate walk-ins, audits, or unpaid guests.
  • Sometimes, we may have to cancel scheduled classes due to: insufficient participation, really bad weather, or other unspecified circumstances. In these cases we will notify you by email and phone and we will refund your payment.
  • You may cancel your registration up to 1 week prior for an equal value class credit. No cash refunds for cooking classes unless canceled by Bekins. Cancellations within 1 week are not refundable, although you may have someone take your class reservation.
  • Classes are designed for adults, however minor children over the age of 16 are allowed with an accompanying paid parent or guardian.
  • You will receive a generous sampling portion of the dishes prepared.
  • Most of the classes provide a hands-on opportunity if you wish. An apron will be provided for your use during class.
  • Please let the chef know before class if you have any possible food allergies. We will accommodate you the best we can and advise you of any potential conflicts.


July 31, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Bekins Cooking School
6275 28th St. S.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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(616) 957-2333


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