Be a part of bringing the arts to life

Become a Member Today!

As a Member of the Charleston Gaillard Center you’ll enjoy exclusive benefits while supporting your performing arts center. Membership Levels are tailored for you. You will receive an array of exciting benefits sure to leave you feeling like a VIP.

Learn More
2019 Charleston Gaillard Center’s Education Initiative and Spectra Present

A week long culinary camp

Led by our own Chef Frank Halasz and Sous Chef Jamin Wilson

July 22-26, 2019


Ages: 8-12

Camp Registration: $150

Class will be supplied aprons and hats. 




  • Safety: proper knife handling and cutting skills (ex.: basic cuts) 
  • Cutting board colors and what are the uses for each
  • Sanitation: proper use of gloves and use of chemical sanitizer 
  • Tour of kitchen area: equipment and their uses 

Start your day with breakfast!

  • Scrambled Eggs and Omelets:  prepare properly cooked scrambled eggs and learn the proper way to cook an omelet with assorted toppings (both protein and vegetable). 
  • Pancakes: prepare made from scratch buttermilk pancakes
  • Yogurt Parfaits: create “build your own parfait,” with homemade granola, berries, and Greek yogurt 

Class will learn the basics of preparing vegetables, from properly washing to applying various cooking techniques: 

  • Peeling and washing
  • Roasting carrots, zucchini, and yellow squash
  • Grilling and sautéing asparagus and Baby French beans

Class will prepare one specialty salad using various ingredients and artisan greens. Class will learn to prepare a made from scratch ranch dressing. 

  • Burger Sliders: prepare grilled or pan seared burgers and build sliders with assorted creative toppings
  • Best Chicken Tenders: brine chicken, set up a basic breading, and learn to properly fry chicken to correct, safe temperature. 
  • Hummus Made from Scratch and Pita Chips: make hummus from scratch, fry pita chips, and season. 
  • Homemade Fettuccine: make fresh pasta, use a pasta machine to roll out dough, and use the cutter to make fettuccine. 
  • Alfredo Sauce: make a quick Alfredo sauce. 
  • Grilled Chicken: prepare a basic marinate and properly grill a chicken. 
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies: make the all time favorite, including rolling, cutting, and baking. 
  • Key Lime Pie: create this old-time, southern favorite. 
  • Chocolate dipped strawberries: Learn to properly temper chocolate and the “do’s” and “don’ts” of working with chocolate and decorating the berries for a more visually appealing look.