“New Year's Resolution: Learn to Cook” Class series
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 6:30 PM - Friday, March 22, 2013 at 8:30 PM (PST)
Happy New Year!
Now is the perfect time to keep the promise to yourself to learn how to cook.
The Culinary Center is proud to offer this three class series that will teach you all the basics that you need to be comfortable, courageous and confident in your kitchen. In each class chef Mayumi Tavalero will lead you in a hands-on class where you will create dishes that focus on that evening’s lesson.
Hands-on Class: Must be 21 or older to attend
Each class cost $40.00 but if you sign up for all three you will pay only $108.00 a savings of 10%. Class size is limited to ensure that you will receive individualized instruction and an enjoyable class experience
Day 1: January 18th 2013 6:30pm - 8:30 pm
Easy Minestrone Soup
Mixed Greens with Goat Cheese, Dried Cherries, Almonds and Balsamic Vinegar
Baked Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Discussion/Demo Topics: Kitchen Tools, Knife and Cookware Identification, Knife Skills.
Day 2: February 15th 2013 6:30pm - 8:30 pm
Classic Greek Salad
Sirloin Steak with Garlic-Butter Pan Sauce
Baked Potato Wedges with Parmesan Cheese
Steamed Hericot Verts (French Green Beans)
Dreamy Chocolate Mousse
Discussion/Demo Topics: Plating and Serving, Cooking Techniques and Timing, Identifying When Foods are “Done”, Safely Storing Leftovers
Day 3: March 22nd 2013 6:30pm - 8:30 pm
Simple Ginger Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry
Perfect Steamed Jasmine Rice
Pan Seared Salmon with Mango-Cilantro Salsa
Swiss Chard Sauteed in Olive Oil and Garlic
The Best Strawberry Shortcake
Discussion/Demo Topics: Cooking Without Recipes, Creating Your Own Recipes, Cookbook Recommendations