Spend hours with a chef in her spacious loft home as she demonstrates culinary techniques and provides cooking tips, all in the interest of improving your skills in the kitchen. Whether you are somewhat of a novice or a highly experienced cook, this course has plenty to offer. During the session, you will learn how to prepare dishes using seasonal ingredients that are nutrient-rich and responsibly sourced. You will also discover the principles of flavor composition so you can create memorable dishes without following a recipe when you return home. Much of the course will be hands on, allowing you to better understand the principles by practicing the techniques under the chef’s watchful eye. Afterwards, you will be served a lunch made with garden-fresh ingredients that reflect California cuisine. The exact dishes will be determined by what’s in season, but past offerings have included summer vegetable galette, balsamic Swiss chard tart and buckwheat crepes with tarragon zucchini.
• Spend time in a hands-on cooking class with an accomplished chef in her home kitchen.
• Learn techniques to better prepare nutrient-rich, responsibly sourced dishes.
• Gain an understanding of flavor composition so you can prepare meals without a recipe.
• Dine on dishes that reflect California cuisine.
Need to Know:
Note: This tour includes limited walking, but due to vehicle used it is not available to guests who utilize a wheelchair. Dress in weather-appropriate clothing. Wear flat comfortable walking shoes.
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Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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