YUM! At a Glance
In this exciting new series, you and your friends have the opportunity to learn to cook like a professional and have some fun doing it. YUM! is a five-week cooking series where you will learn to do several culinary masterpieces. A professional will walk with you step-by-step, so even people with little cooking experience will do great. Each week is a stand-alone event, so if you miss one it is okay. On the fifth week, there will be a competition where teams will create three course meals. The first class will be on Monday, October 14th, and the final competition will be on Monday,  November 11th.
You will Finish in time, to show off your new skills around the holidays.
How to make a Pie – Oct 14
How to meal Prep- Oct 21
How to make Pizza – Oct 28
How to make Sushi – Nov 4

Each event will have a small fee in order to provide materials and cover the cost of guest cooks.

 Sign up for all classes at the Family Life Center Desk or the church office and by Oct 13,
to get the package deal and save $25.00. Package deal is $75 and valued at over $100.

Have you always wanted to make pies worthy of 1st place at the Fair? Then, this is the class for you. A professional will walk you through step by step to making the best pie you have ever had (don’t worry we won’t tell your grandmother you said that). All skill levels welcome. Includes instruction, materials and your very own pie made from scratch.

Cost $25/person

Always on the run? Too worn-out after a day of work to make dinner? Then sign up for this meal prep class. We will prepare three different meals that you can store for easy serve to your family. You can adjust the size of the meal that is prepared to fit your family’s size from a family of one to a family of 16. Class includes several diverse meals which can create multiple meals (at least 3) depending on your family size. We will provide a grocery list for those that sign up.

Cost without groceries $5/person 
Cost groceries provided $40/person


Have you always wanted to throw dough or make pizzeria style pizza in your home? Now is your chance. In this class you will learn to create and work your own pizza dough and create a custom pizza pie. Includes instruction, pizza, and a lot of fun!

Cost $25/person


Journey to Japan without leaving Maryville! In this class you will learn to prepare perfect rice and fillings. Learn how to roll, cut and most importantly enjoy homemade sushi. You will leave with your own sushi rolling kit, a bowl full of sushi knowledge, and a full belly. Includes instruction, taste of Japan, and your very own Sushi Kit.



NOVEMBER 11, 2019


This is what all the classes have been working toward! In this event two teams will attempt to win the “YUM!” trophy and the title of “Cooking Champions.” During this event, participants will combine what they have learned with their team to create a fine dining experience. We need judges for this event. If you can’t handle the heat in the kitchen but enjoy the creations that come from there, a judge chair is the seat for you. As a judge, you will enjoy not one, but TWO three course meals.

Cost to be a judge $35
Cost to participate in the event $20/person