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UA’s Bama Dining to Offer Cooking Classes to Community

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.  — The University of Alabama’s Bama Dining program is launching a series of cooking classes called Crimson Kitchen.

The classes, presented in a fun and informative format, will feature meals taught by Bama Dining culinarians. The first class, “Learn Your Mother Sauces,” will be from 8 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, inside the Fresh Food Company on the UA campus.

Each class is limited to 50 participants and costs $40. Faculty, staff, students and community members may participate by registering at

Once participants register, they are required to check in at the Fresh Food Company at 7:45 p.m. the day of the class. To ensure safety in the kitchen during the classes, participants must have closed-toe, rubber sole shoes; hair restraints; and long pants.

Bama Dining will provide ingredients, cookware, utensils and aprons.

The first class will feature the five basic sauces to make such dishes as brown gravy, Alfredo, macaroni and cheese and spaghetti sauce.

For more information about the cooking classes, contact the Bama Dining marketing department at 205/348-5698.

The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.