Cooking Classes Bend Central Oregon


Arrive 10 min early to accommodate for

seat assignments and check in.

Classes are 2-3 hours in duration.

Register for classes at the store, or by phone.

Cancellations must be received 48 hours prior

to the class date. You are always welcome to

 send someone in your place.

Menu may vary due to availability of ingredients.

Registration and class payment for “guest chefs”

is non-refundable. Class recipes and menus

will be made available to

paid guests if you miss the class.


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and early class registration

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Gingers Kitchenware  -  old mill district

375 SW Powerhouse Drive, 120, Bend, Oregon 97702  (541) 617-0312

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April 1 . 6p-8p . $55 . Tacos & Beer SOLD OUT

Jaime shares his favorite Taco recipes. A fan of Lyle Lovette's Road to Ensenada, Jaime recalls years of road trips to the fish taco street cars of the once sleepy Baja port town. Jaime will also share his mother's classic crisp tacos and her pork in adobo. Our featured LOCAL BEER for this event is a mexican style lager "TRANQUILO", a project of Marcos Rodriguez of the local HOLA! restaurants and crafted with the expertise of Silvermoon Brewing.


April 4 . 1p-3p . $28 . Basic Knife Skills  SOLD OUT

Learn the basics of good knife techniques in this hands-on class.  Learn about knife care and sharpening, using the right cutting surface, and proper techniques for slicing, dicing and chopping.  Class is taught by Jaime Aguirre and all equipment is supplied. 

register in-store or by calling  541 617 0312


**Limited Space** 

April 8 & Monthly EVERY second Wednesday . 6p-7:30p

Taste+Sip Club. LIMITED TO 30 GUESTS . $20 monthly


This Month: Spain in the Spring - Spanish Wines & Spanish Flavors

Taste hand selected wines; learn from wine industry experts

and enjoy bites prepared by Jaime & TR McCrystal

Membership has benefits. Enjoy discounts on wine purchases.

register in-store or by calling  541 617 0312

no adjustments for food preferences will be made to recipes in class


April 11 . 1p-3p . $35 . Jaime Aguirre

Vitamix - More than a Blender.

From frozen dessert to steaming hot soup, create entire menus with the technology that redefines what a blender can do. Why invest in Vitamix?  Because it will change your life!

Jaime will guide you through a variety of recipes making the most of this professionally developed kitchen powerhouse.

register in-store or by calling  541 617 0312

no adjustments for food preferences will be made to recipes in class


April 16  . 6p-8p . $100

An Evening in support of Saving Grace

April is a month to shine a light on Sexual Assult.

Join us in an evening of Spanish inspired small plates and wine.

Entire class fee will be donated to Saving Grace. If this class is a sell-out Ginger will write a check for $2,000  to Saving Grace in addition to  10% of all sales April 16. register in-store or by calling  541 617 0312

no adjustments for food preferences will be made to recipes in class


April 22 . SOLD OUT 

Brunch in support of Sunriver Womens Club

The Sunriver Womens Club (SRWC) is a community service organization with membership open to all women in Sunriver and the surrounding communities with a goal to engage in charitable and educational activities.  More info at 

Ginger enjoys supporting charitable groups our employees are directly engaged in. Through the generosity of Sunriver Womens Club supporters this event has been pre-purchased.


April 26 . Private Event  

An Evening with Dr. Rich MacDonell - MyMD Concierge Practice - Bend

Concierge medicine, living well and what you eat go hand in hand. Guests of MyMD will enjoy an evening of insight to Dr. MacDonell's unique Bend based practice paired with dinner and cooking demonstration by our own, and patient of Dr. MacDonell - MyMD, Jaime Aguirre. With MyMD, you can finally say, "He's my doctor.", and really mean it. Dr. Rich MacDonell is a highly experienced, primary care physician in Bend, Oregon, providing personalized healthcare to patients of all ages. For more info:


April 28 . 6p-8:30p . $95

April 29 . 6p-8:30p . $95


An Evening of Summer Flavors with Chef John Ash,

renowned chef, author and teacher. John first came to national prominence when he was selected by Food & Wine magazine as one of America's "Hot New Chefs." He founded his restaurant, John Ash & Company, in Northern California's wine country, in 1980 and it continues to be critically acclaimed more than 28 years later. He is on the faculty of the Professional Wine Studies Program at the CIA Greystone. In April of 2008 John was voted "Cooking School Teacher of the Year" by the International Association of Culinary Professionals.  Ginger is honored once again to bring John Ash to Central Oregon where he will share his culinary and life experience in a class that will leave you wanting more.



Heirloom Tomato Soup with Summer Relish

Watermelon, Fig & Feta Salad

Grilled Marinated Rib Eye Steaks with Point Reyes Blue Butter

Onion Rings & Sauteed Broccoli

Lemon Polenta Cake w/ Rosemary Syrup & fresh fruit


register in-store or by calling  541 617 0312

no adjustments for food preferences will be made to recipes in class