Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Be Healthy, Eat Well!

The holidays don't have to break the calorie bank. Our professional chefs will teach you how to make flavorful meals with health and nutrition in mind. Check out some of these upcoming sessions, including tonight's CLASSIC DESSERTS, ON THE LIGHTER SIDE, where you'll learn how to make slimmed down versions of rich mousse, cupcakes, and brownies! Register by 4pm!

Wednesday, Oct. 20
7-9pm; $55

Fantastic guilt-free menu: Sinfully rich silken Chocolate Mousse, Luscious Lemon Ginger Cupcakes with Toasted Meringue Frosting, and Raspberry Cream Cheese Brownies!

Saturday, Oct. 23
11am-1pm; $49

Does healthy bread seem like an oxymoron to you? Then you're in a for a treat with these delicious healthified versions of parmesan dinner rolls, cinna-buns, and coffee cake!

Tuesday, Nov. 3
7-9pm; $65

Learn to make three healthy and satisfying dishes for quick weeknight dinners.

Tuesday, Nov. 16
7-9pm; $65

Have trendy diet dishes left you hungry for more? Our pro chef will teach you how to make a fantastic Italian-inspired dinner that is low on carb, but big on flavor!

Saturday, Nov. 20
11am-1pm; $59

In this class chef and nutritionist Katie Reinenberg will lead you through the hands-on preparation of a complete meal that is fit for mom and baby. We'll cover healthy cooking techniques, ingredients for optimal nutrition, safe ways to shed post-baby weight, how to make your own baby food at home and more!

Tuesday, Nov. 30
7-9pm; $65

In this class we will create a complete and satisfying three-course meal while focusing on topics including the Glycemic Index, controlling your Insulin levels through food, and ways to modify recipes so that you can still enjoy the foods you love.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Learn classic French technique!

Let our professional chef school you in classical cooking techniques in our French cooking workshops.

The methods and techniques you'll learn in these classes will provide a solid foundation of culinary knowledge, and practical applications will open a new world of possibilities in your kitchen!

If you're in a recipe rut, a skills rut, or even just a life rut, this series is sure to spark a new passion for food and culture that will whet your appetite for richer, more delicious life. You may not be the next Juila Child (or maybe you are!), but you'll walk away from this series with a greater appreciation for French food and wine, and the know-how to whip up a fantastic French feast at home!

A former French workshop student was featured in this MSNBC article.

All classes 7-9pm, $65 per person

Classic Sauces
Monday, Oct. 11

Classic Soups
Monday, Oct. 18

Seafood Fabrication & Preparation
Monday, Oct. 25

Meat Fabrication & Preparation
Monday, Nov. 1

Desserts & Baking
Monday, Nov. 8

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Asian cuisine classes this Fall

Get schooled in Asian cuisine skills with Chef Spates!

A few seats remain for this month's Asian classes, including 4 seats in tonight's Japanese cuisine class!

Wednesday, 10/6, 7-9pm; $59

Thursday 10/14, 7-9pm; $59

Saturday 10/16, 11am-1pm; $59

Saturday 10/16, 2-4pm; $65

Thursday 10/28, 7-9pm; $59

Thursday 11/4, 7-9pm; $59

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

October Classes for Kids & Teens

Join Chef Katie in the kitchen for a hands-on cooking lesson!

This month we're focusing on delicious Fall-inspired eats, plus teaching kids how to make their own yummy Halloween goodies!

Mommy & Me (Ages 3-5)

Thursday, Oct. 14, 11am-12pm: Yo Ho Ho, A Pirate's Life for Me!

Sunday, Oct. 17, 11am-12pm: Trip to the Pumpkin Patch

Friday, Oct. 22, 11am-12pm: Halloween Sweets & Treats

Sunday, Oct. 31, 11am-12pm: Halloween Party!

Big Kids (Ages 6-8 & 7-12)

Saturday, Oct. 16, 11am-12:30pm: Bakeshop Basics

Sunday, Oct. 24, 11am-12:30pm: A Day at the Pumpkin Patch

Sunday, Oct. 31, 2-3:30pm: Graveyard Ghost Goodies

Young Chefs (Ages 9 & Up)

Monday, Oct. 23, 4:45-6:15pm: Halloween Sweets & Treats

Saturday, Oct. 30, 2-4pm: Candy Making for Kids

PLUS Don't miss our FALL FAMILY TAILGATING CLASS on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 4:30-6pm. Bring your jerseys and your appetites for a fun afternoon of football-inspired eats! The whole family will work together to create a menu of touchdown worthy dishes.
For ages 7-14, $29 per person.