The Kansas City Barbeque Society is hosting a certified barbecue judging class at Snowbird, June 19 at 5 p.m. The class teaches how to judge barbecued foods on appearance, taste and texture/tenderness, and qualifies participants to judge local and regional barbecue competitions. Cost is $80, which includes a one-year membership in the Kansas City Barbeque Society. Registration form is available at www.home.comcast.net/~cbjutah/site (458-0786 or [email protected]).

The Washington School Inn, 534 Park Ave., Park City, offers "Thailand: Chicken Satay and Spicy Charred-Beef Salad," Saturday, 1 p.m., $45 (800-824-1672 or washingtonschoolinn.com).

Ace Hardware, 1075 N. 500 East, North Salt Lake, offers "Tea Party Minus the Tea," Thursday, 6:30 p.m., $20; "Indian and Mediterranean Dishes," June 10, 6:30 p.m., $20 (383-3838)

For Your Kitchen at the Newgate Mall, 3651 Wall Ave., Ogden, offers "Bread Basics: Whole Wheat Deliciousness," June 10, noon, $10 (801-866-1111 or [email protected])

Macey's, 7850 S. 1300 East, Sandy, offers "Get Ready for Summer With Susan," Thursday, 7 p.m., free; "Backyard Get-Togethers," Tuesday, 7 p.m., free; and "Father's Day Recipes," June 12, 7 p.m., free (255-4888 or maceys.com)

Marguerite Henderson, 1529 Hubbard Ave., offers "Vegetarian Barbecue on Patio," June 11, 7 p.m., $60 (582-9204 or margueritehenderson.com)

Bosch Kitchen Center, 6265 Highland Drive, offers "Whole Grain Tortilla and Salsas," Saturday, 10:30 a.m., free; "Specialty Rice Class," Tuesday, noon, free (272-9922)

Gygi Culinary Institute, 3500 South and 300 West, offers "Homemade Fortune Cookies Demonstration," all day Friday, free; "Grilled Everything," Saturday, 10 a.m., $49; "Beginning Yeast Breads," Saturday, 11 a.m., $35; "Italian Soup and Sandwiches," Saturday, 3 p.m., $49 (268-3316, gygi.com or [email protected])

Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, offers "Fresh Fish for Summer," Thursday, 6:30 p.m., $40; "French Cooking," Saturday, 11 a.m., $40; "Sara's Favorite BBQ," June 12, 6:30 p.m., $40 (801-768-2300 or www.thanksgivingpoint.com)


Submit announcements to Valerie Phillips, food editor, Deseret News, 30 E. 100 South, P.O. Box 1257, Salt Lake City, UT 84110 or [email protected].