Learn the proper way to sharpen, maintain and use your knives. This class focuses on chopping, mincing, slicing and dicing. Learn special cuts such as chiffonade, julienne, brunoise, supreme and more. Learn which knife is best at tackling the job at hand.
MEAT FABRICATION, PAN SAUTE TECHNIQUES, PAN SAUCES
Learn what to look for when purchasing your protein. Learn how to properly trim the product. Learn how and when to perfectly season your protein. Learn how to select the proper pan to cook your protein. Learn how to perfectly cook your protein to you and your guests liking. Learn the technique of creating delicious and quick pan sauces which will complement your meal.
INTO THE OVEN -ROASTING
Roasting is one of the easiest of cooking techniques. This is especially true if you are entertaining. With minimal amount of attention, your food will be concentrating and deepening its flavors, while sealing in succulence at the same time. Learn how to select the correct pan for your ingredient. Learn timing and temperature guidelines as well as oven rack placement.
GOURMET SERIES BASICS
Become more confident in the kitchen. Create your own culinary school coarse. These classes are done in a divide the dishes format. You will create meals to feed your family, while learning the basics of cooking wonderful food. Special pricing applies for this ongoing cooking course. Take it with a friend and divide the cost. Weekday, daytime only.
This delicious Spanish Dish is a party waiting to happen. You can customize this dish to suit your palate. I enjoy using chicken, sausage and shrimp. Seafood and Vegetarian Paellas are delicious as well.
PRESSURE COOKER , SOUS VIDE , STOVE TOP SMOKER
Are you pressed for time? Do you want to create a dish that tastes like you spent hours in the kitchen? Cooking in a Pressure Cooker or Instapot may be your go to tool.
Do you want perfectly cooked proteins every time? Learn how easy it is to cook Sous Vide.
A stove top smoker is a wonderful tool to get delicious smokey results.
Learn the techniques of cooking with these special tools to give you the exact results you are looking for.
HOME MADE PASTA
Learn how easy it is to make your own fresh pasta with sauces to accompany.
PLATING AND SAUCES
Learn how to prepare the classic crème anglaise, chocolate, berry coulis, and caramel sauce to make your or a store bought dessert look like a 5 star restaurant. Also learn how sugar and water can create delicious caramel creations to insert into your creations for an extra special effect. This is a fun event for teens as well as adults.
MOM AND ME CLASS
Spend special time with your child learning techniques that they will be able to use for a lifetime.
LADIES WHO LUNCH
Get together with your friends for a lunchtime cooking class!
Spend a wonderful afternoon, creating some delicious tea party fare and retreat to the dining room to enjoy!
TAKE AND BAKE PIES
Learn how to make delicious pie dough from scratch. Create and Decorate your pies in class and bake off at home. Perfect for the holidays!