​Les Kincaid's

Lifestyles

 

Cooking Basics: Stocks & Sauces

Take your cooking to the next level of flavor and excitement with delicious homemade stocks and classic mother sauces. This class is a great foundation for all cooks looking for alternatives to store bought products. Once you know the basics, it is easy to experiment with variations.

​February 21 (Tuesday)
6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

Sizzling Summer Grilling

Discover a new take on grilling that goes far beyond burgers and hot dogs. Walk through techniques for perfectly grilling meat, vegetables, and even bread. Enhance dishes with fresh herbs and homemade spice rubs. Once you learn how easy and versatile grilling can be, you may give your stove and oven the summer off.

​June 6 (Tuesday)
6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

Essential Knife Skills

Become a successful, efficient, and safe cook by mastering proper knife techniques. Observe and practice proper knife handling and sharpening, learn how to slice, dice, and chop, and discover the art of cutting up a chicken. If you have them, bring your own knives to class for hands-on practice.

​March 3 (Friday)
2:00-4:30 p.m.

UNLV Paradise Campus

Room 302

851 E. Tropicana (southeast corner of Swenson and Tropicana) 
$49 (1 session)

Book Now!

Register online 
http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/
or call 702-895-3394 to register by phone
8am–9pm Monday–Thursday,
8am–5pm Friday and Saturday


Questions? Send an email to les@leskincaid.com or call (702) 871-5145

Book Now!

Register online 
http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/
or call 702-895-3394 to register by phone
8am–9pm Monday–Thursday,
8am–5pm Friday and Saturday


Questions? Send an email to les@leskincaid.com or call (702) 871-5145

Book Now!

Register online 
http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/
or call 702-895-3394 to register by phone
8am–9pm Monday–Thursday,
8am–5pm Friday and Saturday


Questions? Send an email to les@leskincaid.com or call (702) 871-5145

Cooking And Wine Classes in Las Vegas

Division Of Educational Outreach

Les Kincaid has been teaching cooking and wine classes in Las Vegas for over 25+ years.


Book Now!

Register online 
http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/
or call 702-895-3394 to register by phone
8am–9pm Monday–Thursday,
8am–5pm Friday and Saturday


Questions? Send an email to les@leskincaid.com or call (702) 871-5145

Celebration Of Summer (NEW)

Summertime's fresh ingredients make every meal taste better. Discover the fruits and vegetables you should be buying each summer month for optimum flavor and value, like fresh sweet corn and heirloom tomatoes. Receive a calendar of in-season fruits and vegetables so you can take advantage of peak produce flavor and availability as you cook.

​August 8  (Tuesday)
6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

Book Now!

Register online 
http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/
or call 702-895-3394 to register by phone
8am–9pm Monday–Thursday,
8am–5pm Friday and Saturday


Questions? Send an email to les@leskincaid.com or call (702) 871-5145

The Perfect Steak (NEW)

Make the most of every steak with essential techniques and informed selection of the perfect cut. Discuss different types of cuts and what to look for when selecting good beef. Cover the three most popular cooking methods: pan-broiling, pan-sautéing, and grilling. Also on the menu: recipes for classic sides, rubs, and sauces to complement your steak.

​April 11 (Tuesday)
6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$59 (1 session)

Book Now!

Register online 
http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/
or call 702-895-3394 to register by phone
8am–9pm Monday–Thursday,
8am–5pm Friday and Saturday


Questions? Send an email to les@leskincaid.com or call (702) 871-5145

Caribbean Delights (NEW)

Enjoy the colorful and delicious flavors of the Caribbean! Caribbean cuisine is a fusion of many culinary traditions, including African, Spanish, French, Indian, Chinese, and indigenous people. Each island has its own distinctive flavors influenced by history, local produce, and centuries of spice trade. Learn how easy it is to recreate popular dishes to bring a taste of the islands to your dinner table.

​July 25 (Tuesday)
6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

Book Now!

Register online 
http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/
or call 702-895-3394 to register by phone
8am–9pm Monday–Thursday,
8am–5pm Friday and Saturday


Questions? Send an email to les@leskincaid.com or call (702) 871-5145


Creative Salads (NEW)

Wow family and friends with quick, easy, and healthy fresh salads. Whether served as a course within a meal or as an entrée, memorable salads use the best seasonal ingredients available. Prepare different types of salads and discuss techniques for creating your own salad dressings.

​July 11 (Tuesday)
6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

Pizza Workshop

Homemade pizza is tastier than takeout! Make great pizza at home by pairing a foolproof basic pizza dough with a variety of sauces, fresh toppings, and select artisan cheeses. In addition to demonstrating and sharing recipes, we will cover key baking methods so every time you open your oven door you pull out a perfect pizza.

​May 16 (Tuesday)
6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

Book Now!

Register online 
http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/
or call 702-895-3394 to register by phone
8am–9pm Monday–Thursday,
8am–5pm Friday and Saturday


Questions? Send an email to les@leskincaid.com or call (702) 871-5145

Book Now!

Register online 
http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/
or call 702-895-3394 to register by phone
8am–9pm Monday–Thursday,
8am–5pm Friday and Saturday


Questions? Send an email to les@leskincaid.com or call (702) 871-5145

Book Now!

Register online 
http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/
or call 702-895-3394 to register by phone
8am–9pm Monday–Thursday,
8am–5pm Friday and Saturday


Questions? Send an email to les@leskincaid.com or call (702) 871-5145

Salsas, Spreads & Dips

Take your appetizers and meals from bland to grand by turning up the taste with salsas, spreads, and dips. Adding a new element to a dish can make all the difference in flavor and appearance. Come hungry and ready to explore these mouth-watering sensations. Go home with inspired taste buds and a multitude of recipes.

​May 9 (Tuesday)
6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

Book Now!

Register online 
http://continuingeducation.unlv.edu/
or call 702-895-3394 to register by phone
8am–9pm Monday–Thursday,
8am–5pm Friday and Saturday


Questions? Send an email to les@leskincaid.com or call (702) 871-5145

Fish To Perfection

Overcome any fears of preparing fish. Cover three different ways to cook fish as well as the how-tos of buying, storing, and substituting one fish for another. Discover healthy "best choices" for consumption, as well as fish to avoid per local fish advisories.

​April 18 (Tuesday)
6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)

Flavors of Thailand

Explore the unique ingredients and simple techniques of Thai cooking. Thailand's distinctive cuisine aspires to a perfect blend of flavors and textures; an ideal meal will include sweet, salty, sour, bitter, and spicy elements. Prepare many favorite Thai dishes using aromatic herbs and spices with traditional ingredients during class. Take home recipes to enjoy in your own kitchen.​

​February 28 (Tuesday)
6:00-8:30 p.m.
Ferguson Enterprises
4175 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
$49 (1 session)