South Fork Hardware Kitchen Center, 1075 N. 500 East, North Salt Lake, offers a cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting, Oct. 12, 10 a.m., $5, and panko crusted chicken with lemon cream sauce cooking class, Oct. 18, 10 a.m., $10 (801-383-3838)

Harmons, 125 E. 13800 South, offers a chocolate cookie and dessert cooking class, Oct. 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $50 (801-617-0111)

Kearns Library, 5350 S. 4220 West, offers a winter squash cooking class, Oct. 12, 7-8 p.m., free (801-468-3179)

University of Utah Continuing Education offers "French Cooking Made Easy," Oct. 13, 6-9 p.m., $8. The class will be held at Gygi, 3500 S. 300 West. (801-587-5433 or

The Crane House, 1640 W. 13200 South, offers a macaroni and cheese cooking class, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., $35 (801-838-8901 or

Sandy Macey's Little Theatre, 7850 S. 1300 East, offers Halloween treat cooking classes, Oct. 13 and 18, 7 p.m. (801-255-4888 or

Utah Valley University Continuing Education offers a variety of cooking classes (801-863-8012 or

Caputos, 314 W. 300 South, offers a variety of cooking classes (801-531-8669 or

Caputos, 1516 S. 1500 East, offers a variety of cooking classes (801-486-6615 or

John & Jennie's Bosch Kitchen, 6261 Highland Drive, offers a variety of cooking classes (801-272-9922).

Viking Cooking School, 2233 S. 300 East, offers a variety of cooking classes (801-464-0113 or

House of Bread, 2005 E. 2700 South, offers a variety of cooking classes (801-486-1758)

Zucca Trattoria, 1479 E. 5600 South, South Ogden, offers a variety of cooking classes (801-475-7077 or

Gygi Culinary Institute, 3500 S. 300 West, offers a variety of cooking classes (801-268-3316 or

Williams Sonoma, 312 Trolley Square, offers a variety of free cooking classes (801-359-0459).

Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, offers a variety of classes (801-768-2300 or

Shirley J. Studio Test Kitchen, 15 E. 400 South, Orem, offers classes the first Friday of each month (801-225-5073).

Sur La Table at The Gateway offers a variety of cooking classes (801-456-0280 or email

For Your Kitchen, Newgate Mall, 3651 Wall Ave., Ogden, offers a variety of cooking classes (801-866-1111 or email

Connie Mason, The Sun Oven Lady, 2276 Hobbs Drive, offers free Solar Oven Cooking demonstrations (801-413-8914 or

TAble talk: Food news and events

Log Haven Restaurant, 6451 E. Millcreek Canyon Road, is accepting entries to win dinner for two. Send the restaurant your scariest non-fiction ghost story through Oct. 24 for the chance to win. Email with the subject line "Haunted Haven Contest," or send a letter to P.O. Box 9154, Salt Lake City, UT 84109.

Thaifoon, 7 N. 400 West, will offer "Woktoberfest" throughout the month of October by fusing Asian-inspired cuisine with traditional German favorites. Dishes include tempura fish and chips and braised duck sliders. (801-456-8424 or

Ruth's Diner, 4160 Emigration Canyon, is offering a buy one entree and get another free through Oct. 31 through a deal on their email newsletter. The restaurant is also offering fall specials, such as sirloin steak and shrimp pineapple skewers. (801-582-5807 or

Oasis Cafe, 151 S. 500 East, is offering a three-course dinner menu for $25 through Oct. 31. (801-322-0404 or

Duncan Hines is matching each dollar rased for the Great American Bake Sale up to $50,000 through Oct. 31. The Great American Bake Sale raises fund to connect children and families with hunger-relief resources. For additional information about organizing a bake sale to contribute, visit

Hungry Jack and The Cooking Channel's Kelsey Nixon are offering a recipe contest for the chance to win a year's worth of groceries.

Participants may submit original recipes in one of four categories: brunch, comfort foods, appetizers and sweet treats. Recipes may be submitted to through Nov. 2.