Culinary and Culture

Winter program information added below.

Guilford’s Cultural Cooking Gallery:

Visit our photo gallery of A Taste of Israel JCC of Greater New Haven!

The MILLA Project offers a variety of culinary-based multicultural programs. Our most popular programs are our hands-on culinary activities. The MILLA Project offers culinary programs for all ages. Programs are run through community centers and schools. When available, culinary programs incorporate fresh local ingredients.

Utilizing culinary experiences are designed to foster culture and diversity, and understanding and respect. Incorporating programs into education environments is highly encouraged. The MILLA Project creates age appropriate programs for students in elementary school to college. School administrators can contact The MILLA Project at 203-936-8039 to learn more about school-based programs.

Winter 2016 programs:

Guilford Free Library:

Tween & Teen Event: You Can Cook: Hands-on cooking instruction. Click here to learn more and register.

Open for all students grades 5 to 12.

Day: Monday
Date: 12/12
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Where: Guilford Free Library
Free!

Click here to register.

Winter 2017 programs:

Guilford Parks and Recreation:

You Can Cook! (ages 8-13): Who said kids can’t cook? Join this deliciously fun class! This class is hands on culinary instruction. Each participant prepares their own food.

Day: Saturdays
Time: 2:00-3:00pm
Session 1: January 7 – January 28
Session 2: February 4 -February 25
Session 3: March 4 – March 25
Program #: 16118
Where: Guilford Community Center
Click here to register!

Dinner and a Movie (ages 11-15): Grab your pillow and blanket and enjoy a hands on cooking class in your PJs! Then curl up and enjoy a popular movie.

Day: Saturday
Time: 5:00-8:00pm
Date: 1/28, 2/25, 3/25, 4/29
Where: Guilford Community Center
Program #: 16127
Click here to register!

Around the World: Explore worldwide cuisines with an hands on cooking class. Students will learn cooking techniques and engage in region-specific dialogue for a full cultural experience. Each evening will close with a community dining experience for class members. Countries include: Morocco, Greece, Libya, Turkey, Spain, Egypt, Italy and Mexico.

Day: Tuesday
Time: 7:00-8:30pm
Date: 1/3, 1/ 10, 1/17, 1/24
Location: Guilford Community Center
Program #: 16214
Click here to register!

Sweetheart Cooking Class: Looking for a unique date night? Join us for a hands on, intimate cooking class and enjoy a delicious dinner for two.

Day: Sunday
Time: 5:00-7:00pm
Date: February 12
Where: Guilford Community Center
Program #:
12105
Click here to register!

JCC of Greater New Haven:

Around the World: Explore worldwide cuisines with an hands on cooking class. Students will learn cooking techniques and engage in region-specific dialogue for a full cultural experience. Each evening will close with a community dining experience for class members. Countries include: Morocco, Greece, Libya, Turkey, Spain, Egypt, Italy and Mexico.

Day: Wednesday
Date: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1
Time: 7:00-9:00pm
Where: JCC of Greater New Haven
Click here to register!

Kids Can Cook: Come and play with food. Kids will learn how culture inspires fun and delicious food. It is an hands on cooking class for kids!

Day: Wednesday
Date: 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8
Time: 4:30-5:45pm
Where: JCC of Greater New Haven
Click here to register!

Shoreline Office of Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven:

A Taste of the Israel: Explore the regions of Israel through their culinary identity. Students will learn cooking techniques and engage in region-specific dialogue for a full cultural experience. Each evening will close with a community dining experience for class members.

Day: Thursday
Date: 12/15, 1/19, 2/16, 3/16, 4/20
Time: 7:00-8:30pm
Where: Shoreline Office of Jewish Federation