The Wooden Spoon, 241 W. Main St. in American Fork, offers "Tailgate Party — It's A Date!" Friday, 7 p.m., "Sensational Slow Cookery," Tuesday, 10 a.m., $45 (801-763-1291 or thewoodenspoon@msn.com).

Sur La Table at the Gateway, 10 N. Rio Grande St., offers "Spanish Tapas Party," Thursday, 6:30 p.m., $69; "Academia Barilla: Toscana," Friday, 6:30 p.m., $69 (456-0280)

Ace Hardware, 1075 N. 500 East, North Salt Lake, offers "Budget-Stretching Pasta," Thursday, 6:30 p.m., $15; "Argentina Favorites," Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m. $20 (383-3838).

Marguerite Henderson, 1529 Hubbard Ave., offers "4 Dinners for 4 People for $15," Oct. 1, 6 p.m.; $60 (582-9204 or www.margueritehenderson.com).

Bosch Kitchen Center, 6261 Highland Drive, offers free classes: "Power Grains and Nutrition," Saturday, 10:30 a.m.; "Fajitas with Whole Wheat Tortillas," Tuesday, noon (www.jandjkitchen.com or 272-9922).

For Your Kitchen at the Newgate Mall, 3651 Wall Ave., Ogden, offers "Date Night: Seafood in Mexico," Friday, 6:30 p.m., $15; "Homemade Spudnuts," Oct. 1, 6:30 p.m., $10 (classes@fykitchen.com or 801-866-1111).

Sandy Macey's, 7850 S. 1300 East offers free classes: "Gluten Free Crock Pot Meals," Thursday, 7 p.m.; "Culinary School Recipes," Tuesday, 7 p.m. (255-4888 or maceys.com)

Thanksgiving Point in Lehi offers "Indian Cooking," Saturday, 11 a.m., $40; "Back to the Farmers Market," Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., $40; "Basic French Cooking Part 2: Le Potages et Salads," Oct. 9, 6 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 vphillips@desnews.com.