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Six Basic Cooking Techniques

After you’ve tackled these fundamental cooking techniques, there is no limit to the variation of meals you can make. Knife Skills (everything you need to know) Browning Meats (perfect skillet steak) Making Pan Sauces (red wine-shallot pan sauce) Roasting Vegetables (roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables) Blanching Green Vegetables (string...

F.   Sep 16th, 12pm
Six (More) Basic Cooking Techniques

Another valuable set of culinary techniques to move you along in your kitchen education. A class for everyone. Knife Skills Browning Meats (Pan-Roasted Chicken) Making Flavorful Gravy for Meats (Onion-Thyme Gravy) Cooking Root Vegetables (Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic & Rosemary) Blanching and Sauteing Vegetables (Broccoli Rabe with...

W.   Oct 5th, 6pm
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Culinary Boot Camp for Everyone

We'll cover all the basic skills you need to get you started feeling comfortable and creative in the kitchen.  Class #1: Knife Skills 101 Hanger Steak with Red Wine Pan Sauce Roasted Potatoes and Fennel String Beans with Lemon Gremolata Simple Salad with Vinaigrette Skills Covered: Knife Skills and Sharpening, Seasoning Techniques (Balancing...

4 sessions
Th.   Sep 29th, 6pm
All levels
D.I.Y. Detox

Chances are you’ve heard about dozens of detoxification methods. In this class, cleanse expert Megan Huylo will discuss the body’s natural detox systems (lymphatic, kidneys, skin, etc.) and the ways in which you can support them through proper food combining and preparation. Different foods are acid or alkaline forming, cooking some foods enhances...

T.   Sep 20th, 6:30pm
All levels
Knife Skills (Adult)

The chef’s knife is every cook’s best friend and it can be yours too! We’ve got a great session of Knife-Skills-Therapy that will reinstate you as the boss of your kitchen. Join us for a night of chopping, mincing, and slicing as we prove that knife skills aren't just for professionals. From the freshest salsa to Jalapeno lime mayo and sweet...

M.   Oct 3rd, 5pm
All levels
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Turkish Cooking

Cooking class plays an important role introducing Turkish Culture and cuisine. Each week we will have a new instructor that specializes in the particular cuisine. At the end of our class, we will enjoy the wonderful dishes we have made. It is a great opportunity for meeting new people, and for enjoying new experiences with different people of...

Th.   Sep 1st, 6:30pm
All levels
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One Day Barista Workshop

In this hands-on espresso class, learn all the basics of being a barista: espresso technique, milk steaming, and pouring latte art. No experience necessary.

Sa.   Sep 24th, 10am
All levels
Intro to Knife Skills

Proper knife technique is an essential skill in the kitchen. In this class, students will learn how to properly handle a knife, tips on sharpening your blade, and basic cuts from dicing to chiffonades while putting together a final meal for the class to share.

T.   Sep 27th, 7pm
Other Dates (4)
Brew Methods - Siphon

Learn the basics of brewing through demonstrations of the siphon. Compare cup profiles and make your own cup of coffee using the rarely seen vacuum pot.  No experience is necessary.

F.   Sep 9th, 5pm
Milk 1: Steaming

In this hands-on milk steaming class, learn the basics of milk chemistry, steaming theory, and technique, and practice steaming milk to create silky micro foam for sweet and perfectly textured lattes and cappuccinos. Notes: No experience is necessary. This class is a prerequisite for Milk 2: Latte Art 

Su.   Sep 18th, 10am
Wine 101

Learn the basics and discover what you like in a wine so you can choose bottles in a restaurant or wine shop with confidence. We'll cover: how wine is made; the difference between Old World and New World styles of wine; how climate affects the body, alcohol and acidity of wine; how to determine and describe what you like. 

M.   Aug 29th, 6pm
All levels
Essential Skills: Whole Chicken Butchery & Cooking

In this class, students will learn how to butcher a chicken, and prepare three dishes using different parts of the bird. Students will make a pot pie, fried chicken and grilled skewers. Intensive Kitchen Basics is our version of cooking boot camp. If you don’t even know how to properly boil water or simply need a basics refresher, this series...

Th.   Oct 27th, 7pm
All levels
Intensive Kitchen Basics: Steak Frites

The bistro classic of steak and french fries is a cozy and cosmopolitan meal. Paired with a beautiful glass of red wine, it’s a lovely meal to prepare at home for date night. In this class, students will learn how to select a cut of steak, cook it to temperature, prepare fries and whip up a sauce béarnaise. The meal will be rounded out with a fresh...

F.   Jan 6th, 7pm

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Knife Skills 1

Knowing how to use knives skillfully is the foundation of all cooking, and should not be scary or frustrating. Many home and even professional cooks don't always wield a knife correctly, however, which increases food preparation time and makes the process harder---and less safe---than it should be. Simply put, good knives are the foundation of a well-equipped...

Th.   Sep 1st, 6:30pm
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Cake Decorating

Learn the fundamentals of cake decorating! You’ll prepare icing; use decorating tools to make stars, figure piping, basic shell boarders and comic clowns; get tips on baking, leveling, torting, coloring and assembling your cake professionally.   Course Requirements: Wilton kit with Wilton Method of Cake Decorating: Buttercream Skills Book...

5 sessions
Sa.   Sep 24th, 9am