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LMC Offers Palate-Pleasing Courses for the Community

January 18, 2013

Classes Feature Food Education for Seniors and an Introduction to the World of Wine 

BENTON TOWNSHIP, MI – Food will be the focus of Lake Michigan College’s community education classes at M-TEC and the Napier Avenue Campus in February.   

Eating Out and Eating Well
Answer the question: “Do you want to have your cake and eat it too?” Chris Woodruff, chairperson of Lake Michigan College’s Hospitality Management department, will help navigate the hurdles of making healthier choices while dining out or dining in. Learn about menus, and ways to avoid the pitfalls, while still enjoying the food! Questions about nutrition, “super foods,” and more, whether dining in or out, will be answered. Class is designed for adults 60+, but those younger are welcome. (No discounts apply.)

Date:                Thursday, February 14
Time:                2 – 4 p.m.
Place:               M-TEC at Lake Michigan College
Cost:                 $5 

Wine 101
This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn about wine. Whether novice wine taster or casual wine drinker, this introduction to the world of wine will help participants decipher wine labels, understand varietal differences, and grasp “grape geography.” It will enable them to converse about wine without intimidation. The course is taught by Ruth Ryberg, Certified Sommelier and owner of Don’t Whine Do Wine. The course will conclude with a wine tasting. Must be 21 or older to enroll.

Date:                Thursdays, February 21 – March 28
Time:                6 – 7:30 p.m.
Place:               Napier Avenue Campus
Room:               Planetarium D-116
Cost:                 $89

To learn more about community education classes for the entire spring semester, contact 1-800-252-1562 ext. 7502 or visit

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