Cork, the general manager of Shaw's Restaurant and Inn,
also offers cooking classes in Shaw's newly renovated
"I want to inspire, give them confidence to cook at
home," said Cork, who is a graduate of the Culinary
School at Kendall College and has been a chef in Chicago
for 17 years.
Cork interacts, entertains, and educates her class as
she prepares her culinary delights. The class is limited
to about 14 people and is held every Saturday for about
Where and When:
- The classes
are demonstration in style and held on Saturdays from 10:30am to
12:30pm in our Studio on the third floor of the Inn
- The class ends
with lunch paired with an optional glass of wine (for a
reasonable fee) and a typed set of recipes for you to take home
- Bottles of
wine are available for purchase
- Coffee, tea
and water are provided
- Classes range
from $45-59 and include lunch and typed recipes
- In order to
make a reservation for the class, prepayment is required
- Call us at
740-654-1842 or 1-800-654-2477 or stop by the front desk at
Shaw’s and take a tour of the Studio on the third floor
- Shaw’s gift
certificates are available in any amount and are valid for the
Restaurant, Inn and Cooking Studio
- Private class
events and larger groups can be accommodated with custom menus
and wine tasting
- The Hands On
Classes are limited to 8 students and you must be 18 years or
Demonstration style classes are limited to 14 students and you
must be 11 years or older.
- Classes are
designed and taught by Susie Cork, who is also the General
Manager of Shaw’s
- A Lancaster
native, Susie is a graduate of The Culinary School at Kendall
College in Chicago and honed her skills at Chicago’s top
restaurants for 17 years, including Ambria of the Lettuce
Entertain You restaurants
- She also
taught cooking classes at A La Carte Gourmet Kitchen and The
Chopping Block Cooking School in Chicago.
- April 6: Pasta Primavera
- Hands on
- Chive Jumbo Ravioli stuffed
with a whole egg & ricotta with brown butter,
Spinach Fettuccine with Artichoke Parsley Pesto,
Corzetti (stamped coin-shaped pasta) with Italian
Sausage & Peppers. $55/person
- April 13: The Cuisine of
Jerusalem – Hands on
- Butternut Squash Tahini Dip
with Sesame and Date Molasses, Braised Sweet Sour
Chicken with Tamarind & Apricots, Mejadra (Basmati
rice & lentils with 5 spices and crispy onions).
- April 20: Midnight in
Paris – Hands on
- Sauté de Boeuf a la
Bourguignon (Steaks with beef burgundy sauce),
Soubise (braised rice and onions),
Blackberry Clafouti with Crème Fraiche. $55/person
- April 27: Spring
Chickens – Demonstration
- Almond Crusted Chicken with
Rhubarb Lime Butter, Thyme-Goat Cheese Stuffed
Tuscan Braised Chicken in an Artichoke & Chicken
Sausage Ragu. $50/person
- May 4: Walleye World
- Hands on
- Grilled Walleye Skewers
with Cilantro Charmoula, Potato-Crusted Walleye with
Grilled Scallion Lemon Butter.
Cumin-Crusted Walleye with Golden Beet Orange Salsa.
- May 11: Crabtastic -
- Crab Potstickers with
Homemade Sweet and Sour Sauce, Crab-Topped Walleye
with Key Lime Buerre Blanc,
Fettuccine with Crab, Asparagus, Corn & Crispy
- May 18: License to Grill
- Hands on
- Grilled Beer Bread with
Caramelized Onions and Blue Cheese, Grilled Avocados
Stuffed with Grilled Shrimp-Mango Salsa,
Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers with Romesco Sauce.
- May 25: No class. Happy
Memorial Day Weekend!
- June 1: Gluten Free
Baking - Hands on
- Join us as we learn to bake
completely wheat and gluten –free. You will not
believe how delicious it can be!
Quiche Lorraine, Cinnamon Rolls, Oatmeal Chocolate
Chip Cookie, Chocolate Cake with Silky Mocha Glaze.
- June 8: Let the Flames
Begin - Hands on Grilling
- Grilled Caesar Salad,
Spice-Crusted Steak with Boozy Bacon Jam, Local
Strawberry Marsala Syllabub. $55/person
- June 15: Lighten Up
- Hands on
- Join us as we learn some
healthy menu options for the summer! Grilled Beef
Mango Lettuce Wraps with Soba Noodle Veggie Salad,
Roast Chicken Couscous with Corn, Feta, Basil &
Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Mini Mocha Cheesecake.
- June 22: Summer
Vegetarian - Hands on
- Also a great class if you
just want to get more vegetables in your diet!
- Sweet Corn Chive Sformato
(Italian corn soufflé-flan), Summer Vegetable Paella
with Edamame, Corn & Roasted Tomatoes, Grilled Tofu
Sate &Veggie Kebabs with Healthier Peanut Sauce,
- June 29: Lobster Party
- Grilled Lobster Tacos with
Mexican Slaw, Lobster Shortcakes with Pickled
Curried Shallots & Vanilla Buerre Blanc, Lobster
Newberg with Basmati Rice,. $55/person
- July 6: Picnic in Italy
- Hands on
- Heirloom Tomato Crostata,
Lemony Roast Chicken Artichoke Fregola Salad, Peach
Hazelnut Crumble. $55/person
- July 13: Summer in Paris
- Brochettes au Coq au Vin
(grilled chicken & slab bacon brochettes with red
wine dipper), Goat Cheese Clafouti with Cherry
Tomato Compote, Fresh Raspberry Almond Tartlets.
- July 20 & 27: No Class.
Enjoy the Lancaster Festival!
Looking for Kids or Family Night Classes?
Susie also teaches classes at
St. Johns' church
the First Thursday of every month.
here for more information.
of our Cooking Class Schedule
~All menu’s are subject to change~
Add a cooking class for a discounted rate when you book any room.
Each hotel guest will receive $5 off per person for the class.
Paid reservations are non-refundable. A Shaw’s credit will be
issued if the reservation is cancelled 5 days prior to the
class. If the reservation is cancelled within 5 days of the
class, no credit will be issued. You are welcome to send someone
to take your place in the class.