HOME / CONTACT / (414) 967-4333

may

– FEATURED CHEFS –

Justin Johnson

Sustainable Kitchens

Alamelu Vairavan

Wednesday, May 4th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

PROHIBITION ERA FOOD & DRINK-with Copper Kings

(HANDS ON) 

Instructors- Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable|Kitchens ~ James Zellner, Copper Kings 

Escape to a by-gone era of classic cocktails and early American cuisine in this Prohibition-Era themed class. Chef Justin Johnson will help you prepare some of the classic 1930’s restaurant dishes of Manhattan and James Zellner of Copper Kings will pair them with (thankfully legal) cocktails featuring their award-winning spirits.

MENU:

Mustard Caraway Pork Chops & Boiled Potatoes

Orange-Glazed Ham Pies & Fried Cabbage

Lamb & Veal Meatloaf with Stewed Tomatoes 

$65.00/Per Person

Register Now

Saturday, May 7th 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

COOK FOR MOM

(HANDS ON)

Instructor- Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable|Kitchens

Sure, mom likes to be wined and dined at her favorite restaurant on her special day but wouldn’t it be better if you cooked for her yourself? Bring the family out to the Boelter Cooking School and work with Chef Justin Johnson on some of mom's favorite dishes.

MENU:

Lobster Bisque with Mushrooms and Sherry

Lemon Butter Poached Black Cod and Walnut Pesto Salad

Braised Chicken & Toasted Wild Rice 

$65.00/Per Person

Register Now

may

– FEATURED CHEFS –

Justin Johnson

Sustainable Kitchens

Wednesday, May 11th 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

SPRUNG!

(HANDS ON)

Instructor- Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable|Kitchens

Finally! Spring is in the air. After the long, cruel winter, we can finally begin to cook with early spring greens and sprouts. Chef Justin Johnson of Sustainable|Kitchens will get you in the cooking mood with some fresh, vibrant Spring-inspired dishes to “spring-board” you into the Wisconsin growing season!

MENU:

Chilled Asparagus & Avocado Soup

Braised Lamb and Morel Mushroom Ragout

Crab Cakes & Sweet Pea Watercress Salad 

$65/Per Person

Register Now

Saturday, May 14th, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

HEALTHFUL INDIAN FLAVORS WITH ALAMELU

(HANDS ON)

Alamelu Vairavan

Join Alamelu Vairavan, PBS Cooking Show Host and Author, as she takes you on an exciting culinary journey to India. She will prepare three easy, healthy and delicous dishes-a feast for the eyes and the palate. 

MENU:

Black Pepper and Cumin Rice with Cashews

Eggplan Marsala

Sweet Potatoes with Coconut

(ALL ARE VEGETARIAN, VEGAN AND GF)

(ORIENTATION TO SPICES AND LEGUMES WILL ALSO BE PRESENTED). 

$65.00/Per Person

Register Now

may

– FEATURED CHEFS –

​Justin Johnson

Sustainable Kitchens

Michelle Evans

MATC

Ashley Weber

Miss Cupcake

Wednesday, May 18th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

CUPCAKE DECORATING 101

(HANDS ON)

Ashley Weber, Miss Cupcake

Ever wanted to really learn how to decorate those cupcakes? Then this is the class for you. Ashley Weber, Owner of Miss Cupcake will show us the tricks and tips needed to decorate Price includes decorating kit. 

MENU:

Cupcakes, Cupcakes and more Cupcakes!

$65.00/Per Person

Register Now

Saturday, May 21st, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

BAKING ESSENTIALS

(HANDS ON)

Instructor- Michelle Evans, MATC

With all the ready-made pies and 'thaw n' serve' desserts on the market, Baking at Home is somewhat of a lost art. However, understanding a few key concepts and stocking a list of inexpensive staples can make baking at home a much simpler endeavor than you ever imagined! Join professional baker and MATC chef, Michelle Evans, for this beginners course in the fundamentals of BAKING!

MENU:

Homemade Cookies

Pie Crust

Flaky Biscuits

$65.00/Per Person

Register Now

june

– FEATURED CHEFS –

Justin Johnson

Sustainable Kitchens

Executive Chef Ramses Alvarez

Water Street Brewery

Wednesday, May 25th - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

PAIRING BEER WITH HORS D’ OUERVES

Executive Chef Ramses Alvarez, (Water Street Brewery)

Variety is the spice of life—in food and in beer. Putting them together is what makes happy hour...well...happy. Executive Chef, Ramses Alavarez of the Water Street Brew, explores the world of pairing those suds you love with two or three of his favorite summertime hors d’oeuvres. Gain insights, develop culinary skills, and lean the complex flavor combinations that make appetizers and beer the perfect union. 

$65.00/Per Person

Register Now

Saturday, June 4th 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

JUST SOUP

(HANDS ON)

Instructor- Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable|Kitchens

Whether Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter, sometimes nothing quite hits the spot like a bowl of soup! Using the freshest produce of the early summer growing season, you will roll up your sleeves and dive into a wide array of bright, tasty, soul-hugging soups.

MENU:

Oyster Mushroom & Tortellini Soup with Arugula

Roasted Heirloom Tomato Bisque

Minnesota Wild Rice and Chicken Soup 

$65.00/Per Person

Register Now

june

– FEATURED CHEFS –

Justin Johnson

Sustainable Kitchens

Wednesday, June 8th 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

THAI KITCHEN

(HANDS ON)

Instructor- Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable|Kitchens

You may have noticed that the wonderful cuisine of Thailand is sweeping through Milwaukee. From curries to stir-fried noodles, it’s hard to get your fill of those sweet spicy flavors. Join Chef Justin Johnson and a special expert to learn some fundamental Thai-cooking techniques and what staple ingredients to restock your pantry so you can cook Thai all the time!”

MENU:

Thai Shrimp Green Curry

Chicken Pad Thai

Beef Massaman Curry 

$65.00/Per Person

Register Now

Saturday, June 11th 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

FARM FRESH FIELD TRIP

(HANDS ON)

Instructor- Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable|Kitchens

Have you ever found yourself walking around at a farmer’s market in awe at the array of fresh, affordable produce but unsure of what to buy and how to use it? In this special field-trip-meets-hands-on class, we will go to an area farmer’s market, pick out the best of the best and return to the Boelter Cooking School to prepare a true farm-to-table meal!

MENU:

To Be Determined By You!

$75.00/ Per Person

Register Now

june

– FEATURED CHEFS –

Justin Johnson

Sustainable Kitchens

Wednesday, June 15TH - 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

AWESOME HORS D’ OUERVES!

(HANDS ON)

Instructor- Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable|Kitchens

It can be so much fun to entertain but it can also be a lot of work. And sometimes, it’s just easier to buy a veggie tray and some frozen pizza rolls. However, here’s your chance to work with Chef Justin Johnson on some of his quick bites designed for maximum deliciousness and minimal work that will have your guests saying one word. Wow!”

MENU:

Smoked Salmon Corn Cakes

Spicy Korean Meatballs and Pickled Bok Choy

Grilled Apple & Gorganzola Pastries 

$65.00/Per Person

Register Now

Saturday, June 18th - 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

DISHES FOR DAD

(HANDS ON)

Instructor- Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable|Kitchens

Don’t just buy dad another goofy tie this Father’s Day. Bring the old man out to the Boelter Cooking School for some Hands-On cooking of just the kind of food dads love most. Meat and Potatoes. You’ll work side by side under the instruction of Chef Justin Johnson and together create a few rustic dishes that impress mom!

MENU:

Baked Pearl Onion and Pancetta Mac & Cheese

Pulled Pork Shoulder with Creamy Savoy Cabbage Slaw 

Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Wilted Frisee, Pasnip Puree and Sweet & Spice Tomato Jam

$65.00/Per Person

Register Now

june

– FEATURED CHEFS –

Monday – Thursday the week of June 20th - 11 AM – 1:30 PM

KIDS CULINARY CAMP!

(HANDS ON)

Instructor- Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable|Kitchens

For all those aspiring culinarians that want to learn to cook, join us for a whole week of instruction at the Boelter Cooking School for our first ever KID’S CULINARY CAMP! Parents are welcome to tag along but this series is all about the kids. We will get them started on their culinary journey by making pizza dough, pasta, soup, roasting a whole chicken and much more!

MENU:

TBD

$195/Per Child ~ Parents can tag along for free!

Register Now

Saturday, June 25th - 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

BOELTER COOK OUT

(HANDS ON)

Instructor- Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable|Kitchens

It’s grilling season! This will be less of a class and more of a party! Complete with an open grill, lined with tasty local meat and a few other surprises. Not to mention some local beer to help in all go down smooth. Bring your finest “Kiss the Chef” apron and get ready to stoke the fire!”

MENU:

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings

Roasted Red Pepper Burgers with White Cheddar

Herb Marinated Chicken & Boursin Wraps 

$65.00/Per Person

Regiser Now

july

– FEATURED CHEFS –

​Justin Johnson

Sustainable Kitchens

Wednesday, June 29th - 6:00 PM – 8:00PM

SUM-SUM SUMMERTIME!

(HANDS ON)

Instructor- Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable|Kitchens

It’s absolutely vital that we soak up the sun while it’s here in Wisconsin and make the most of our summer bounty. From fresh tomatoes to hot peppers, join Chef Justin Johnson for this hands-on class highlighting all that is great about summer in the Midwest.

MENU:

Grilled Chicken and Roasted Peaches Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Seared Scallops with Sweet Corn Puree and Pickled Cucumbers

Curried Meatball Flatbread with Smokey Tomato Vinaigrette and Fresh Tomato Salsa 

$65.00/Per Person

Register Now

july

– FEATURED CHEFS –

Israel Cruz

Umami Moto

Monday, July 11th - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SUSHI PART ONE

(HANDS ON)

Israel Cruz, Umami Moto

MENU: TBD

$65.00/Per Person

Register Now

Monday, August 1st - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SUSHI PART TWO

(HANDS ON)

Israel Cruz, Umami Moto

MENU: TBD

$65.00/Per Person

Register Now

Take the Boelter SuperStore Tour.

Store Tour

Join us at the SuperStore and experience firsthand thousands of restaurant quality products designed for chefs.

Take a Tour
Meet the Boelter SuperStore experts

Meet Our Experts

Learn the tricks of the trade from our highly trained and experienced staff.

Learn More
Check out the Boelter Cooking School

Cooking School

Each class is designed to feature healthy recipes and simple cooking techniques. Learn tips and tricks of the trade from professional chefs.

Start Choppin'