Soulful Creations: A Journey into the Heart of Southern Cuisine


Embark on a soulful culinary adventure with our "Soulful Creations" cooking class, where the rich and comforting flavors of Southern cuisine come to life. Join us for a hands-on experience that celebrates the warmth, history, and traditions of soul food.


  1. Southern Hospitality: Immerse yourself in the hospitality of the South as our experienced chef guides you through the authentic techniques and flavors that define soul food. Discover the stories behind classic dishes that have been passed down through generations.
  2. Iconic Soul Food Dishes: Learn to prepare iconic soul food dishes such as BBQ chicken, string beans, cornbread, and more. Master the art of seasoning, spice blends, and cooking methods that give soul food its unique and comforting taste.
  3. Cultural Roots: Explore the cultural roots and influences that have shaped Southern cuisine. From West African to European and Native American flavors, understand how soul food has evolved into a vibrant culinary tradition that resonates with the soul.
  4. Rhythm and Spice: Delight in the perfect harmony of flavors as you infuse your dishes with the soulful combination of spices and seasonings. Learn the secrets of achieving that perfect balance that makes every bite a dance of taste on your palate.
  5. Comfort in Every Bite: Experience the comfort that comes with every soulful bite. Our class emphasizes the importance of hearty, satisfying meals that bring people together, fostering a sense of community and connection.
  6. Share the Love: In the true spirit of soul food, our class is designed to be a communal experience. Share stories, laughter, and the joy of cooking as you prepare and enjoy a soulful feast together.

Whether you're a seasoned cook or a novice in the kitchen, "Soulful Creations" invites you to explore the heart and soul of Southern cuisine. Join us for an unforgettable journey into the world of comforting flavors and cultural richness.

Menu includes:

  • BBQ Chicken
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Corn Bread
  • String Beans with Smoked Turkey and Red Potatoes
  • Baked Macaroni and Cheese (4 cheese style)

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Contact Information

Office of Continuing Education
161 Newkirk Street, Room E504
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 360-4224