Southwestern Party Favorites
May
17
6:30 PM18:30

Southwestern Party Favorites

$85.00

Strong, bold and memorable flavors!  While everyone knows that Chef Dan is known for his classic techniques classes, a little known secret is Chef Dan’s love and flair with Southwest cookery! A melting pot of South American and Mexican cuisine combined with Spanish and Native American flavors is the very definition of Southwestern cooking. Through these delicious dishes, Chef Dan will teach you everything you need to know about throwing your own Southwest Party!


Menu:

  • Sweet Pepper Mini Rellenos with Blue Corn Crust with Chipotle Cheddar Filling

  • Smoked Chicken Wonton Tacos with Ancho Cherry BBQ Sauce

  • Smoked Crab Gazpacho

  • Popusas (Handmade Corn Tortillas) Stuffed with Black Beans and Pepper Jack, Tomatillo Mole

  • Grilled Steak Skewers with Roasted Pepper Chimichurri

  • Chocolate Cinnamon Mini Churros

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Delightful Summer Desserts
May
21
6:30 PM18:30

Delightful Summer Desserts

What’s the perfect end to a beautiful spring or summer day?  Why dessert of course! Join our resident pastry Chef Kelly Wise of Honeycombe as she takes the guesswork out of beautiful, seasonal desserts. With this carefully selected menu, Chef Kelly reworks some of our favorite classics with a new spin on  pastry techniques and flavors! If you are an Instagram follower of Honeycombe (follow honeycombedenver), you know Chef Kelly will teach you how to design desserts that are as gorgeous as they are delicious!

Menu:

  • Balsamic Glazed Strawberry Shortcakes

  • Pavlova with Lemon Curd and Macerated Berries

  • Coconut Cream Cake

  • Cherry Clafoutis with Amaretto Cream and Candied Almonds

  • Mango Mousse Parfait with Oat Streusel, Passion Fruit and Chantilly

  • Lavender Creme Brulee with Rosemary Macadamia Crumble and Lavender Glass


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Tacos and Tequila
May
24
6:30 PM18:30

Tacos and Tequila

$85.00

Gourmet Street tacos are one of Denver’s hottest food trends! Chef Justin’s talent is showing home cooks how easy it is to prepare restaurant quality food at home. And this time with tequila! In this class, you will enjoy a trip to south of the border where it’s about to get hot and spicy!  Learn a variety of techniques that will allow you to spruce up your favorite tacos. Dinner will cool down with a tequila tasting and a margarita!  


Menu:

  • Blackened Fish Tacos, Smoked Serrano Aioli, Black Bean Refritos

  • Charred Chipotle Chicken Fry Bread Tacos, Tomatillo-Serrano Salsa, Chipotle Crema

  • Shrimp Tacos with Masa Tortillas, Salsa Suiza, Salsa Criolla

  • Pork and Red Chili Tamales

  • Grilled Asparagus, Mushroom and Garlic Confit Tamales, Frijoles Moros

  • Classic Margarita


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Catch of the Day May
May
25
10:30 AM10:30

Catch of the Day May

$85.00

Fresh fish should be a regular staple to every healthy diet. Yet too many of us are intimidated by the cooking process and think of it as special occasion restaurant fare. Not so! By learning a few simple techniques, you will soon be cooking delicious fish and seafood consistently – no matter what the catch of the day may be! Selecting and preparing fish and seafood is much easier with good fundamental knowledge and this time-honored class has helped hundreds of cooks make seafood a regular and easy part of their culinary repertoire. Join us and learn how to successfully sauté, roast, and grill any type of seafood you desire!

Menu Includes:

  • Sautéed Tilapia with Caper Lime Aioli

  • Grilled Mahi Mahi Salad with Orange White Balsamic Dressing

  • Pan-Seared Scallops with Brown Butter Lemon Sauce

  • Oven-Roasted Salmon with Tomato Basil Vinaigrette

  • Jamaican Jerk Shrimp with Minted Barbados Flambé

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Summer Pies and Tarts
May
29
6:30 PM18:30

Summer Pies and Tarts

$79.00

Summer is almost here and so are the great fruits of the season. Whether you shop the local grocery store or make that special trip to the Farmer’s Market, we have some great dessert idea for you. Spoil your family and friends to these mouth-watering pies and tarts all Summer long.  Pastry Chef Kelly Wise of Honeycombe will guide you through the fundamentals that will ensure that flaky crust, the ideal brown top and delightfully sweet fillings each and every time!

Menu:

  • Fresh Peach Pie with Whiskey Caramel and Candied Almonds

  • Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp with Brown Butter Streusel, Lemon Chantilly and Mint

  • Classic Fruit Tart with Diplomat’s Cream, Fresh Fruit and Strawberry Coulis

  • Lime Chiffon Tart with Graham Cracker Crust and Fresh Raspberry Compote

  • Lemon Meringue Tartlets with Toasted Meringue and Blueberry Ginger Chutney


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Fresh Pasta Workshop: Let's Get Stuffed
May
30
6:30 PM18:30

Fresh Pasta Workshop: Let's Get Stuffed

$79.00

Back by popular demand, our favorite Italian Donna Marrone, teaches you everything you wanted to know about making homemade pasta dough and fillings but were too afraid to ask! In this workshop you will learn the techniques to producing the lightest pasta dough, the different pasta shapes and how to make them, and the best kinds of sauces to complement each different type of pasta. We'll show you just how quick and easy making fresh pasta can be, and how to make authentic Italian fare at home! Complimentary Italian wines will be served with dinner.

Menu:

  • Pumpkin Angelotti with Sage Brown Butter

  • Gorgonzola Mezzaluna with Parmesan Cream

  • Spring Pea Ravioli Gigante with Lemon Beurre Blanc

  • Sausage Tortellini with Wild Mushroom Cream

  • Cheese Ravioli with Tomato Ragu

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Middle Eastern Cuisine
May
31
6:30 PM18:30

Middle Eastern Cuisine

$79.00

Middle Eastern cuisine is one of the hottest food trends of the year! In this class, Chef Devin will treat your taste buds to the wide spectrum of ingredients and flavors from Syria, Lebanon, North Africa and Greece! Having traveled to over 30 countries thus far, Chef Devin brings his unique perspective to these dishes as he lends his own touch to those he has sampled abroad!  This is sure to be a fun, new experience so grab your significant other or a special friend and join us for this class!


Menu:

  • Muhammara, Labneh, & Halloumi with a Crudite Platter

  • Lamb Koftas with a Raisin Pesto

  • Spiced Chickpea Salad

  • Shaved Carrot & Radish Salad with Herbs and Pumpkin Seeds

  • Persian Chicken with Turmeric and Lime

  • Ful Medames

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A Road Trip to Italy - A Roman Feast!
Jun
1
10:30 AM10:30

A Road Trip to Italy - A Roman Feast!

$85.00

This is Italian regional cooking at its finest!  Executive Chef Andy Floyd brings his extensive travel experience to Rome to life in this class with a menu highlighting the elegant tastes of Rome, Italy.  Roman cuisine features fresh, seasonal and simply prepared ingredients. This classic Italian menu will be sure to delight your tastebuds! The meal will be served with regional Italian wines.  

Menu:

  • Arancini

  • Carbonara

  • Chicken Saltimbocca
    Eggplant Parmesan

  • Tiramisu

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Knife Skills 101 June
Jun
5
6:30 PM18:30

Knife Skills 101 June

$79.00

Proper usage of your chef knife, the most important tool in the kitchen, is an essential part of all successful cookery! This smaller hands-on class will focus on professional instruction for all fundamental knife work – slice, dice mince and julienne - to enhance your efficiency and elevate all aspects of your culinary skills.  Make this the year you learn how to chop like a pro! The class will also feature knife safety, storage and sharpening, and construction.

Menu:

  • Mediterranean Chopped Salad

  • Roasted Cinnamon Agave Sweet Potatoes

  • Thai Chicken Stir Fry with Three Herb Sauce

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Steakhouse at Home
Jun
7
6:30 PM18:30

Steakhouse at Home

$85.00

While new food trends arrive almost monthly,  classic steakhouse dishes continue to be an American favorite!  Learn the secrets of achieving a beautiful crust and your favorite temperature inside your steak every time!  Chef Dan will show you how to recreate these restaurant favorite dishes in your own home with minimal fuss saving you time and money!

  • Menu:
    Prime New York Steak with Bernaise Butter

  • Grilled Filet Mignon with Roasted Garlic and Dijon Aioli

  • Hangar Steak with Chimichurri

  • Grilled Salmon with Tomato Fonduta

  • Insanely Buttery Mashed Potatoes

  • Roasted Asparagus and Cauliflower with Hollandaise

  • Iceberg Wedge Salad with Apple Bacon and Gorgonzola Dressing

  • Apricot Brandy Fondue

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Asian Favorites
Jun
8
10:30 AM10:30

Asian Favorites

$85

Creative, flavorful and fun are just a few words to describe Chef Leah’s approach to Asian delights!  In this hands on class, you will see how simple it is to recreate your favorite take out foods in your own kitchen.  Chef Leah brings her same interactive, energetic approach to each of her classes, as she did to the episode of Cutthroat Kitchen she won on Food Network!  You are guaranteed to leave this class with a new approach to the best of Asian Cuisine.

Menu:

  • Wonton Soup

  • Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

  • Pad Thai

  • Steamed Bass

  • Grilled Beef (Bulgogi)

  • Mango Sticky Rice

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Quick Pickling
Jun
12
6:30 PM18:30

Quick Pickling

It’s hot, trendy and delicious! These cool, briny flavors straight from your refrigerator is one of the best tastes of summer!  Pickling vegetables is also an easy, great way to enhance your regular dishes! Join Executive Chef DJ Nagle of Briar Commons Brewery to learn how to use these simple techniques of traditional pickling.  They also store in the fridge and get better with age!


Menu:

  • Quick Kimchi - Korean BBQ Chicken and Pork Satays

  • Pickled Red Onion - Avocado and Homemade Chorizo Toast with Cotija

  • Pickled Daikon - Pickled Carrot and Pickled Shrimp Rice Paper Wraps

  • Pickled Mushrooms - Flatbread with White Bean Hummus and Pickled Garlic

  • Grilled Steak Sandwich with Giardiniera  


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Summer Open House: A Tapas Party
Jun
13
6:30 PM18:30

Summer Open House: A Tapas Party

Bring a friend and join us for this complimentary open house as we showcase the beautiful, fresh flavors of Mediterranean Tapas!  Enjoy small plates and drinks as we celebrate summer together! Attendees will be given the first look at our new class calendar and will receive a discount on new registrations!  Space is limited, so sign up today!

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Girls Night Out!
Jun
14
6:30 PM18:30

Girls Night Out!

$85.00

Girlfriends, great drinks and gorgeous small plates are the perfect recipe for your next Girls’ Night Out!  Let us take the planning out of your night out with the besties! In this class, Chef Devin will wow your taste buds with unique, upscale appetizers and your favorite cocktails!  Grab your closest girlfriend or your tribe and join us for a really fun night!
Menu:

  • Griddled Flatbreads with Zucchini, Burrata and Mint / Aperol Spritzer

  • Bison Sliders with Horseradish and Lemon Aioli, Grilled Romaine Hearts / Moscow Mule

  • Mexican Sopes with Homemade Chicken Chorizo, Charred Pineapple Salsa / Tequila Paloma

  • Gambas Al Ajillo / Sangria

  • Cognac and Goat Gouda Fondue with Sicilian Skewers / Prosecco

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Father's Day: Smokin' & Grillin'
Jun
15
10:30 AM10:30

Father's Day: Smokin' & Grillin'

$79

If the Dad in your household is a barbecue fan, this is the perfect Father’s Day weekend gift!  Surprise your favorite grill master with this class that teaches the fundamental techniques of the grill and smoker.  Chef Dan will cover what to look for when you purchase your next grill or smoker, how to prepare your meats and sides for the grill, and proper grilling and smoking technique.  This is a great idea for a Father Son experience!

Menu:

  • Smoked and Grilled St. Louis Ribs with Chipotle BBQ Sauce\

  • Smoked and Grilled Lamb Shoulder Chops with Whiskey Smoked Applesauce

  • Grilled Beef and Vegetable Kabobs with Smokey Gazpacho Sauce

  • Grilled Salmon with Cucumber Dill Mayonnaise

  • Smoked Chicken and Pork Belly Tacos with Ancho Aioli

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Basic Skills Every Cook Should Know: 2 Day Workshop (Day 1)
Jun
17
6:00 PM18:00

Basic Skills Every Cook Should Know: 2 Day Workshop (Day 1)

$165.00

Two Day Workshop. This is Denver’s most popular and comprehensive cooking class and has been a monthly calendar constant since 2004. Chef Dan has been teaching foundational skills to thousands of students, so if you’re ready to cook with confidence, make healthier and tastier choices, and save money and time, this workshop will help you build a repertoire of essential culinary techniques. You'll cover knife skills, mise en place, sautéing, roasting, grilling, sauce making, vinaigrettes and basic pastry techniques that you can build on each time you cook and will utilize for the rest of your life. Class fee is for the two-day workshop and registration includes both days.


Day 1

  • Field Greens with Champagne Vinaigrette

  • Triangle Tip Roast with Roasted Mushroom and Shallot Ragout

  • Sautéed Filet of Salmon with Aioli

  • Rice Pilaf

  • Broccoli with Lemon Browned Butter

  • Rustic Apple Crostada with Vanilla Crème Anglaise

Day 2

  • Minestrone with Basil Pesto

  • Classic Caesar Salad

  • Braised Pork Shoulder Ribs

  • Creamy Polenta

  • Perfect Roasted Chicken with Mushroom-Marsala Sauce

  • Asparagus Butternut Squash and Roasted Red Pepper Medley

  • Lemon Mousse


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Sushi Party Rolls
Jun
19
6:30 PM18:30

Sushi Party Rolls

$85.00

Let’s get rolling with Chef Leah! It is always a party at the school when she is teaching. This class that shows you the ins and outs of throwing your own sushi party! Creating your own sushi rolls does not have to be intimidating.  The class will demonstrate the different ways to roll sushi, as well as pairing the rolls with sauces and side dishes. Chef Leah’s vision for all of her classes is to combine techniques with knowledge, fun and creativity! Each attendee will receive their own rolling mat with this class.  The meal will be served with a glass of sake.


Menu:

  • Cucumber Salad

  • Hand Rolls

  • Sushi Maki

  • Mango Tango

  • Katsudon

  • Matcha Cake Rolls

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Mediterranean Meals In Minutes
Jun
21
6:30 PM18:30

Mediterranean Meals In Minutes

$85.00

It’s the cuisine of 2019,  it’s healthy, delicious, and fast! In this class, we’ll take a trip around the Mediterranean region, with cooking that encourages you to enjoy seasonally fresh, locally grown foods. With wonderful spices and exotic taste combinations, you will find great ideas for everyday dinners. Chef Dan will share his expertise on the well-stocked pantry, basic items you should always have on hand, so that with a quick trip to the market for fresh protein and produce, 10-15 minutes of prep and a short cooking time, you can have a terrific meal on the table in, well, minutes!   


Menu:

  • Mediterranean Farro Salad with Fresh Vegetables and Pork Medallions

  • Chicken Puttanesca with Sautéed Spinach and Mushrooms over Creamy Polenta

  • Fresh Fish and Mussel Tagine

  • Feta Stuffed Lamb Meatballs with Piperade over Squash Noodles and Toasted Pine Nuts

  • Grilled Catch of the Day with Avocado and Tomato, Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette and Fennel Rice

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Pizza on the Grill
Jun
22
10:30 AM10:30

Pizza on the Grill

$79.00

Gourmet, tasty pizzas on top of an outdoor grill create outdoor magic!  Crispy and chewy pizza crust topped with lively sauces and a variety of fresh fruits or vegetables pair perfectly with the smoky taste of the grill.  In this class, Chef Dan will show you how to create your own tasty, chewy pizza dough, savory sauces and creative toppings! Take your pizza making to the next level with this fun, creative class!  

 
Menu:

  • No-Knead Neapolitan Pizza Dough

  • Country Style Pizza Dough

  • Easy Pizza Sauce

  • Garlic Oil for Pizza

  • Kung Pao Cashew Chicken

  • Greens on White Pizza

  • Drunken Shrimp Pizza

  • Roasted Veggie Pizza

  • Very Berry Pizza

  • Orange Nutella Pizza

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Basic Skills Every Cook Should Know: 2 Day Workshop (Day 2)
Jun
24
6:00 PM18:00

Basic Skills Every Cook Should Know: 2 Day Workshop (Day 2)

$165.00

Two Day Workshop. This is Denver’s most popular and comprehensive cooking class and has been a monthly calendar constant since 2004. Chef Dan has been teaching foundational skills to thousands of students, so if you’re ready to cook with confidence, make healthier and tastier choices, and save money and time, this workshop will help you build a repertoire of essential culinary techniques. You'll cover knife skills, mise en place, sautéing, roasting, grilling, sauce making, vinaigrettes and basic pastry techniques that you can build on each time you cook and will utilize for the rest of your life. Class fee is for the two-day workshop and registration includes both days.


Day 1

  • Field Greens with Champagne Vinaigrette

  • Triangle Tip Roast with Roasted Mushroom and Shallot Ragout

  • Sautéed Filet of Salmon with Aioli

  • Rice Pilaf

  • Broccoli with Lemon Browned Butter

  • Rustic Apple Crostada with Vanilla Crème Anglaise

Day 2

  • Minestrone with Basil Pesto

  • Classic Caesar Salad

  • Braised Pork Shoulder Ribs

  • Creamy Polenta

  • Perfect Roasted Chicken with Mushroom-Marsala Sauce

  • Asparagus Butternut Squash and Roasted Red Pepper Medley

  • Lemon Mousse


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Oysters 101
Jun
26
6:30 PM18:30

Oysters 101

$85.00

In addition to their unique texture , the great appeal of oysters is the diversity of flavors you can get from east coast and west coast varietals!  In Oysters 101, Executive Chef DJ Nagle takes you on a dive into the wonderful world of the most highly sought after seafood in the country! Learn the difference between the coastal varieties, how to properly and safely shuck oysters, and the different methods to prepare them.  All you will have to do is pop a bottle of bubbly to pair with dinner!

Menu:

  • Raw Bar Oysters with a Trio of Classic Sauces

  • Grilled Oysters with Unami Butter

  • Deep-Fried Po’Boy Oyster Sliders with Sauce Louis

  • Chilled Oysters over Shaved Cucumber Dill

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Italian Picnic and Antipasti
Jun
27
6:30 PM18:30

Italian Picnic and Antipasti

$79.00

Pack your picnic basket and take a day trip to the Italian countryside with our favorite Italian Donna Marrone!  Since food is such a vital part of the Italian culture, even a picnic is a portable feast! This menu is marked by the simplicity of recipes, the depth of flavor and no-fuss presentation.  Kick off your sandals with family and friends and dig into this make-ahead spread!

Menu:

  • Sausage Sandwich with Fried Peppers and Aurtusi Potato Salad

  • Polpetine Patties (Veal and Chicken) with Focaccia and Orange Parmesan Walnut Salad

  • Basil Omelet Sandwich with a Mortadella, Mushroom and Parmesan Salad

  • Seafood Rice Salad

  • Strawberry Sandwich Biscotti

  • Campari Spritz

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Colorado Fare
Jun
28
6:30 PM18:30

Colorado Fare

Colorado cuisine is just as diverse and captivating as its scenery!  In this class, Executive chef Justin Goerich of Elway’s Steakhouse will lead you through a menu packed with unique dishes based on all Colorado has to offer!  In this menu, the foods of the pioneer meets a modern makeover. Grab yourself a partner and go on a road trip around the state! This class will be served with Colorado wines and craft beers.  

Menu:

  • Smoked Rocky Mountain Trout with Whole Grain Mustard, Pickled Cauliflower, Fresno Chilies and Herb Crostinis

  • Hazel Dell Mushroom Bisque with Toasted Pepitas, Arugula Pesto and Roasted Garlic Croutons

  • Lamb Fondue with Grilled Colorado Lamb Chops, Green Chile Cheese Sauce, Sweet Potatoes and Chile Tortillas

  • Grilled Buffalo Sirloin with Longs Peak Potatoes, Charred Broccoli, Habanero Bacon Jam and Serrano Steak Sauce

  • Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding with Dark Chocolate Sauce and Bourbon Whip Cream



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Healthy Lifestyle: The Anti-Inflammatory Way
May
14
6:00 PM18:00

Healthy Lifestyle: The Anti-Inflammatory Way

$79.00

Food is medicine!  Stay healthy, prevent disease and aid weight loss with the Anti-Inflammatory lifestyle.  In the encore of this popular class, our resident nutritionist Vicki Robicheaux outlines the health benefits of foods known for their anti-inflammatory properties.  Chef Dan will then lead you through this specially designed menu crafted along with Vicki to show that you do not have to sacrifice flavor in order to eat healthy foods.


Menu:

  • Organic Pan-Roasted Chicken with Chimichurri and Roasted Broccoli

  • Grilled Wild Salmon with Pineapple Blueberry Salsa and Edamame with Almonds

  • Roasted Black Cod with Wilted Power Greens and Walnut Pesto

  • Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry with Turmeric and Green Curry

  • Grass-Fed Beef and Mushroom Fajita Salad, Miso Vinaigrette, Baby Spinach and Arugula

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Couples Class: A Hawaiian Luau!
May
11
10:30 AM10:30

Couples Class: A Hawaiian Luau!

$165.00

Throw on your favorite Hawaiian shirt or lei and join us for a luau!  /this is one of the most popular themes for a fun spring or summer backyard party. Join Food Network Cutthroat Kitchen winner Executive Chef Leah Eveleigh for this menu that is sure to liven up your next party!  The menu will showcase the melting pot of flavors Hawaii is known for! The meal will be served with a signature Blue Hawaii Cocktail. Please note: the price for the class is for two people.

Menu:  

  • Pork Belly  Adobo

  • Shumai

  • Pancit Canton

  • Chicken Satay

  • Shrimp Fried Rice

  • Banana Lumpia Dessert

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Restaurant at Home
May
10
6:30 PM18:30

Restaurant at Home

$85.00

Restaurant quality cuisine that you can create in your own kitchen! One of our fastest selling classes yet! Navigate these steakhouse-inspired dishes alongside Elway’s Executive Chef Justin Goerich. Once you know the required techniques and how to execute them, you will see how simple it is to bring dishes that are full of flavor and guaranteed to impress into your home. This menu focuses on beloved flavor profiles that have become classics and will be paired with accompanying red, white and rose wines.  


Menu:

  • Cheesy Potato Dip with Bacon and Onion Jam, Crispy Potato Wedges, Corn Tortilla Chips, and Scallions

  • Chicken and Corn Chowder with Chive Biscuits

  • Grilled Beef Sirloin with Blue Cheese Butter, Roast Garlic Mashers,  Crispy Brussels Sprouts and Salt Roasted Onions

  • Roasted Scottish Salmon with Fingerling Potatoes, Asparagus and Hollandaise

  • Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp with Cinnamon Crunch, Vanilla Bean Caramel and Sea Salt Caramel Ice Cream

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Knife Skills 101 May
May
8
6:30 PM18:30

Knife Skills 101 May

$79.00

Proper usage of your chef knife, the most important tool in the kitchen, is an essential part of all successful cookery! This smaller hands-on class will focus on professional instruction for all fundamental knife work – slice, dice mince and julienne - to enhance your efficiency and elevate all aspects of your culinary skills.  Make this the year you learn how to chop like a pro! The class will also feature knife safety, storage and sharpening, and construction.

Menu Includes:

  • Mediterranean Chopped Salad

  • Roasted Cinnamon Agave Sweet Potatoes

  • Thai Chicken Stir Fry with Three Herb Sauce

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Bison & Bourbon
May
3
6:30 PM18:30

Bison & Bourbon

$90.00

Big flavor requires a big pairing!  Join Executive Chef Andy Floyd for this exciting new class!  With less fat than beef, bison requires more monitoring to ensure it isn’t overcooked.  Chef Andy will show you the proper technique for cooking bison to give you the great taste that you want. He will also show you how to match bison with the sweet and smoky flavors of  this timeless spirit. Dinner will be served with the Old Fashioned and the Devereaux.


Menu:

  • Bison Tostadas Topped with Black Bean Puree, Jicama and Jalapeno Slaw

  • Bison Ragu over Tagliatelle

  • Bison Steak au Poivre

  • Sweet Potato and Potato Gratin

  • Asparagus with Citrus Beurre Fondu

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Basic Skills: 2 Day Workshop (Day 2)
Apr
30
6:00 PM18:00

Basic Skills: 2 Day Workshop (Day 2)

Basic Skills April
165.00

Two Day Workshop - April 23, 2019 & April 30 2019            

This is Denver’s most popular and comprehensive cooking class and has been a monthly calendar constant since 2004. Chef Dan has been teaching foundational skills to thousands of students, so if you’re ready to cook with confidence, make healthier and tastier choices, and save money and time, this workshop will help you build a repertoire of essential culinary techniques. You'll cover knife skills, mise en place, sautéing, roasting, grilling, sauce making, vinaigrettes and basic pastry techniques that you can build on each time you cook and will utilize for the rest of your life. Class fee is for the two-day workshop and registration includes both days.

Day 1:

  • Field Greens with Champagne Vinaigrette

  • Triangle Tip Roast with Roasted Mushroom and Shallot Ragout

  • Sautéed Filet of Salmon with Aioli

  • Rice Pilaf

  • Broccoli with Lemon Browned Butter

  • Rustic Apple Crostada with Vanilla Crème Anglaise.

Day 2:

  • Minestrone with Basil Pesto

  • Classic Caesar Salad

  • Braised Pork Shoulder Ribs

  • Creamy Polenta

  • Perfect Roasted Chicken with Mushroom-Marsala Sauce,

  • Asparagus Butternut Squash and Roasted Red Pepper Medley

  • Lemon Mousse

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Young Chefs: Pasta!
Apr
27
10:30 AM10:30

Young Chefs: Pasta!

$79.00

Our favorite Italian Donna Marrone is bringing her secrets of pasta making to our Young Chefs!  Donna teaches you everything you wanted to know about making homemade pasta dough and sauces that you are ready to add to your kitchen skill set! In this workshop you will learn the techniques to producing the lightest pasta dough, the different pasta shapes and how to make them, and the best kinds of sauces to complement each type of pasta.

Menu:

  • Fettucine Alfredo

  • Spaghetti with Bolognese

  • Tagliatelle With Pesto Sauce

  • Asparagus With Roasted Garlic Sauce

  • Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta with Seasonal Berries

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Couples Class: East Meets West
Apr
26
6:30 PM18:30

Couples Class: East Meets West

$175.00

Fusion cooking may be a 90s culinary buzzword, but the mashups of different culinary cuisines is still as popular as ever. Enjoy a fusion date night in the kitchen!  Chef Dan is on hand with an elegant menu highlighting the flavors of East and West! This class will show you how to combine iconic ideas into new and exciting dishes showcasing all five basic tastes.  Please note the cost of this class is for two people.      

Menu:

  • Tuna Carpaccio with Wasabi Mayonnaise and Jalapenos

  • Chili Spiced Chicken Wonton Soup, Roast Red Pepper Broth and Arugula

  • Five-Spice Duck and Raspberry Salad, Roast Shallots and Sherry Vinaigrette

  • Entrée Duet of Sesame Scallops and Beef Tenderloin, Eggplant Salsa, and Spicy Citrus Udon Noodles

  • Yuzu Lemon Napoleon with Fresh Berries

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Basic Skills: 2 Day Workshop (Day 1)
Apr
23
6:00 PM18:00

Basic Skills: 2 Day Workshop (Day 1)

Basic Skills April
165.00

Two Day Workshop - April 23, 2019 & April 30 2019            

This is Denver’s most popular and comprehensive cooking class and has been a monthly calendar constant since 2004. Chef Dan has been teaching foundational skills to thousands of students, so if you’re ready to cook with confidence, make healthier and tastier choices, and save money and time, this workshop will help you build a repertoire of essential culinary techniques. You'll cover knife skills, mise en place, sautéing, roasting, grilling, sauce making, vinaigrettes and basic pastry techniques that you can build on each time you cook and will utilize for the rest of your life. Class fee is for the two-day workshop and registration includes both days.

Day 1:

  • Field Greens with Champagne Vinaigrette

  • Triangle Tip Roast with Roasted Mushroom and Shallot Ragout

  • Sautéed Filet of Salmon with Aioli

  • Rice Pilaf

  • Broccoli with Lemon Browned Butter

  • Rustic Apple Crostada with Vanilla Crème Anglaise.

Day 2:

  • Minestrone with Basil Pesto

  • Classic Caesar Salad

  • Braised Pork Shoulder Ribs

  • Creamy Polenta

  • Perfect Roasted Chicken with Mushroom-Marsala Sauce,

  • Asparagus Butternut Squash and Roasted Red Pepper Medley

  • Lemon Mousse

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Healthy Lifestyle: The Mediterranean Diet
Apr
22
6:00 PM18:00

Healthy Lifestyle: The Mediterranean Diet

$79.00


Fighting diseases with food!  This class is a continuation of Vicki’s popular Anti-Inflammatory Class.  Vicki and Chef Dan will review the benefits of eating a diet high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains, fish and healthy oils.  You will have a whole new list of healthy recipes that are easy to make and most importantly taste delicious! Please note, the Anti-Inflammatory Class is not a prerequisite to this class. Each class stands on its own.


Menu:

  • Yellow Split Pea Puree with Pickled Onions, Capers, Oil Packed Tuna

  • Italian Parsley and Oregano

  • Green Leaf Salad with Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas, Shaved Fennel, Olive Medley

  • Home Made Oil Packed Roast Tomatoes, Herbed Goat Cheese Crumbles

  • Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette

  • Chicken “Pizza” with Skillet Cauliflower Crust, Sautéed Dark Leafy Greens

  • Toasted Sesame Seed Sauce

  • Pan Roasted Wild Caught Salmon Artichoke Guacamole, Lentils and Farro

  • Prosciutto, Asparagus and Goat Cheddar Frittata with Tomato Eggplant Sauce

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Girls Night Out!
Apr
19
6:30 PM18:30

Girls Night Out!

$85.00

Girlfriends, great drinks and gorgeous small plates are the perfect recipe for your next Girls’ Night Out!  Let us take the planning out of your night out with the besties! In this class, Chef Devin will wow your taste buds with unique, upscale appetizers and your favorite cocktails!  Grab your closest girlfriend or your tribe and join us for a really fun night!
Menu:

  • Griddled Flatbreads with Zucchini, Burrata and Mint / Aperol Spritzer

  • Bison Sliders with Horseradish and Lemon Aioli, Grilled Romaine Hearts / Moscow Mule

  • Mexican Sopes with Homemade Chicken Chorizo, Charred Pineapple Salsa / Tequila Paloma

  • Gambas Al Ajillo / Sangria

  • Cognac and Goat Gouda Fondue with Sicilian Skewers / Prosecco

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Couples Class: Springtime in Paris
Apr
18
6:30 PM18:30

Couples Class: Springtime in Paris

$165.00

Spring in Paris, what could be better?  Nicknamed the City of Love, Paris is arguably the most romantic city in the world!  Chef Leah will channel your inner French chef as you enjoy the delights of a French bistro.  This menu will be paired with regional French wines. Grab your special someone and join us for this special night!
Menu:

  • Caprese Crostini with Pesto

  • Wild Mushroom Risotto

  • Bourbon Glazed Pork Loin

  • Croque Monsieur  

  • Creme Brulee

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Sushi House Favorites Part 2 and Brunch
Apr
13
10:30 AM10:30

Sushi House Favorites Part 2 and Brunch

$85.00

Sushi with brunch- look no further!   Chef Leah is back with new rolls and this time combining it with brunch!  Leah will show you the art of rolling the perfect roll and the secrets behind a great tempura batter!  Tips for purchasing sushi and seafood will be featured. Please note that the Sushi House Favorites class is not a prerequisite for this class, each class stands on its own.  Attendees will receive a sushi mat to take home.

Menu:

  • Dragon Roll

  • Tempura Shrimp and Vegetables

  • Tempura Dipping Sauce

  • Sushi Nigri, Ahi & Salmon

  • Sushi Desserts

  • French Omelet

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Couples Class: Colorado Fare
Apr
12
6:30 PM18:30

Couples Class: Colorado Fare

$175.00

Colorado cuisine is just as diverse and captivating as its scenery!  In this class, Executive chef Justin Goerich of Elway’s Steakhouse will lead you through a menu packed with unique dishes based on all Colorado has to offer!  In this menu, the foods of the pioneer meets a modern makeover. Grab yourself a partner and go on a road trip around the state! This class will be served with Colorado wines and craft beers.  The cost of this class is for two people.

Menu:

  • Smoked Rocky Mountain Trout with Whole Grain Mustard, Picked Cauliflower, Fresno Chilies and Herb Crostinis

  • Hazel Dell Mushroom Bisque with Toasted Pepitas, Arugula Pesto and Roasted Garlic Croutons

  • Lamb Fondue with Grilled Colorado Lamb Chops, Green Chile Cheese Sauce, Sweet Potatoes and Chile Tortillas

  • Grilled Buffalo Sirloin with Longs Peak Potatoes, Charred Broccoli, Habanero Bacon Jam and Serrano Steak Sauce

  • Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding with Dark Chocolate Sauce and Bourbon Whip Cream

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Baking at 5280 April
Apr
10
6:30 PM18:30

Baking at 5280 April

$59.00

Learning to successfully bake here in the beautiful Mile High City can be quite a challenge! Whether you are a recent transplant or a Front Range Native, almost all baking recipes are written for sea level cooking.  In this hands-on class – a must for all would-be bakers – Chef Kelly will instruct on the fundamentals of baking at altitude, from properly scaling ingredients, leavening, mixing, creaming and the crumb method, to the importance of temperatures and adjustments. With new-found confidence in the kitchen, you’ll learn the techniques to making a selection of baked goods which will turn out truly delicious – every time!

Menu Includes:

  • Chocolate Brownies

  • Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Snickerdoodle Cookies

  • Fluffy Scones and Biscuits

  • Banana Bread

  • Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Mediterranean Tapas
Apr
9
6:30 PM18:30

Mediterranean Tapas

$85.00

Mediterranean cuisine is the hottest culinary trend of 2019! Experience small bites with huge flavor as you cook your way through the bold freshness of the Mediterranean! Chef Dan brings you a menu filled with tastes from a rustic kitchen in Italy to the coastline of Greece.  Featuring fresh produce and a wide array of herbs and seasonings, this menu is as healthy as it is delicious! This class will be paired with regional wines.

  • Menu:

  • Pan Seared Radicchio and Prosciutto Rolls with Fresh Mozzarella Crostinis and Sun-dried Tomato Dressing

  • A Duet of Bruschetta with Crimini-Tomato and White Bean-Roasted Pepper

  • Seared and Chilled Shrimp Brochettes with Lemon Thyme Pesto Sauce

  • Shrimp and Mussels with Shiitake White Wine and Jalapeno Broth Served Over Israeli Couscous

  • Baked Wonton Cups with Artichoke Guacamole and Apple Smoked Bacon

  • Roasted Eggplant Caponata and Grilled Ciabatta

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Couples Class: Global Cocktail Party
Apr
5
6:30 PM18:30

Couples Class: Global Cocktail Party

$175.00

Eat and drink your way around the globe in the encore of this popular class!  Join Chef Dan as he wows you with the flavors of international street food! Your taste buds will be screaming for more as you savor the food and sample the carefully paired cocktails! This class is perfect for a date night or girls’ night out!
Menu:

  • Lamb Sliders with Feta Aioli/ Greek Ouzo Mojitos

  • Smoked Shrimp & Pork Belly Street Tacos/ Hibiscus Margaritas

  • Thai Beef Satays with Peanut Sauce/ Jalapeno Lime Mules

  • Tikka Chicken Wings/ Singha

  • Falafel with Tzatziki Sauce/ Sangiovese

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Eat the Rainbow: Vegetarian Spotlight
Apr
3
6:00 PM18:00

Eat the Rainbow: Vegetarian Spotlight

$79.00

You asked for it, here it is!  Continuing in their Eat the Rainbow series, Chef Dan and nutritionist Vicki Robichaux are spotlighting a brightly colored plant based menu! Vicki and Chef Dan will review the benefits of eating a diet high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains, eggs and healthy oils.


Menu to be announced


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Bread Baking 101
Apr
2
6:30 PM18:30

Bread Baking 101

$59.00

Back by popular demand! Make bread baking part of your regular kitchen routine. It’s not just for special occasions! Learn the secrets of mixing, proofing, and baking bread in this comprehensive class. Chef Kelly introduces you to her inspired bread baking, then leads you step by step through the techniques needed to make a great loaf each and every time. Baking adjustments for high altitude will be featured for great results in our Mile High city.
Menu:

  • Marble Rye

  • Herb Focaccia

  • Cinnamon Rolls and Sticky Buns

  • English Muffins

  • Lavash Crackers

  • Stollen

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Couples Class: Tacos & Tequila!
Mar
29
6:30 PM18:30

Couples Class: Tacos & Tequila!

$175.00

Gourmet Street tacos are one of Denver’s hottest food trends! Chef Justin’s talent is showing home cooks how easy it is to prepare restaurant quality food at home. And this time with tequila! In this class, you will enjoy a trip to south of the border where it’s about to get hot and spicy!  Learn a variety of techniques that will allow you to spruce up your favorite tacos. Dinner will cool down with a tequila tasting and a margarita with your significant other or friend!  Cost of this class covers two people.


Menu:

  • Blackened Fish Tacos, Smoked Serrano Aioli, Black Bean Refritos

  • Charred Chipotle Chicken Fry Bread Tacos, Tomatillo-Serrano Salsa, Chipotle Crema

  • Shrimp Tacos with Masa Tortillas, Salsa Suiza, Salsa Criolla

  • Pork and Red Chili Tamales

  • Grilled Asparagus, Mushroom and Garlic Confit Tamales, Frijoles Moros

  • Classic Margarita

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Mix Match Make Take Cookbook Class
Mar
23
10:00 AM10:00

Mix Match Make Take Cookbook Class

$100.00

Mix Match Make Take goes LIVE in this class!  Join Chef Dan as he shows you how to get the most out of your copy of his amazing new cookbook!  In this class, you will learn how to mix and match various recipes to produce gourmet, delicious, and healthy meals that are always unique and fresh!  This class will feature the Make and the Take of four recipes that will showcase cooking once, but using the “overstock” (our word for leftovers) to create completely different dishes for additional meals.  Each attendee is asked to bring tupperware containers from home as you will be bringing home your overstock! Attendees in this class will receive a signed copy of Mix Match Make Take to take home with them.  

Menu

  • Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs with Coconut Curry Sauce, Steamed Vegetable Medley, and Jasmine Rice

  • Triangle Tip Roast with Tomatillo Mole, Roasted Zucchini and Brown Rice

  • Grilled Pork Chops with Green Olive Tapenade, Green Lentils and Steamed Carrots

  • Sauteed Salmon with Grilled Pineapple Blueberry Salsa, Edamame with Almonds, and 3 Grain Risotto

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Couples Class: Middle Eastern Cuisine
Mar
22
6:30 PM18:30

Couples Class: Middle Eastern Cuisine

$165.00

Middle Eastern cuisine is one of the hottest food trends of the year! In this class, Chef Devin will treat your taste buds to the wide spectrum of ingredients and flavors from Syria, Lebanon, North Africa and Greece! Having traveled to over 30 countries thus far, Chef Devin brings his unique perspective to these dishes as he lends his own touch to those he has sampled abroad!  This is sure to be a fun, new experience so grab your significant other or a special friend and join us for this class! The class fee is for two people.

Menu:

  • Muhammara, Labneh, & Halloumi with a Crudite Platter

  • Lamb Koftas with a Raisin Pesto

  • Spiced Chickpea Salad

  • Shaved Carrot & Radish Salad with Herbs and Pumpkin Seeds

  • Persian Chicken with Turmeric and Lime

  • Ful Medames


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Mastering Sauces March
Mar
21
6:30 PM18:30

Mastering Sauces March

$79.00

You know you are a great cook when your dish includes the perfect sauce! It's that one element that can really elevate your cooking to the next level, and help you create restaurant-style dishes for your family and friends, time and time again. Sauces are the foundation of fine cuisine, and in this hands-on class, Chef Dan will help you master the simple but elusive techniques for making the five “mother” sauces and become a true “saucier” in your own kitchen. This class will really provide a lift to your everyday cooking, giving you the expertise and confidence to prepare a repertoire of sauces to compliment your meals - with ease!

Menu Includes:

  • Pesto Mayonnaise

  • Balsamic-Olive Oil Vinaigrette with Salad Greens

  • Velouté/Marsala Porcini Sauce with Pan-Seared Chicken

  • Béchamel/Mornay in Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

  • Lemon-Basil Butter Sauce with Asparagus

  • Classic Bordelaise with Tri-Tip Roast

  • Vanilla Crème Anglaise with Fresh Berries


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Couples Class: St. Paddy's Day Party Pairings!
Mar
15
6:30 PM18:30

Couples Class: St. Paddy's Day Party Pairings!

$175.00

Forget the green beer!  Let us get you in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with a new take on your favorite traditional Irish dishes!  Chef Dan will have you prepared to surprise your friends with new appetizers at your St. Patrick’s Day party this year.  Dishes will be served with Irish beers and cocktails. Please note the cost of this class is for two people.  
Menu:

  • Corned Beef & Cabbage Sliders with Thousand Island and Swiss Cheese / Guinness

  • Lamb Meatballs with Bourbon BBQ Glaze / Irish Sours

  • Bacon, Mushroom, Pea & Carrot Turnovers with Dijon Dip / Kilkenny

  • Crispy Colcannon Cups with Pickled Onions / Irish Mules

  • Irish Cheddar Whiskey Fondue / Irish Godfather

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Couples Class: Fresh Pasta Workshop - Let's Get Stuffed!
Mar
14
6:30 PM18:30

Couples Class: Fresh Pasta Workshop - Let's Get Stuffed!

$165.00

Back by popular demand, our favorite Italian Donna Marrone, teaches you everything you wanted to know about making homemade pasta dough and fillings but were too afraid to ask! In this workshop you will learn the techniques to producing the lightest pasta dough, the different pasta shapes and how to make them, and the best kinds of sauces to complement each different type of pasta. We'll show you just how quick and easy making fresh pasta can be, and how to make authentic Italian fare at home! Complimentary Italian wines will be served with dinner. The cost of this class is for two people.  

Menu:

  • Pumpkin Angelotti with Sage Brown Butter

  • Gorgonzola Mezzaluna with Parmesan Cream

  • Spring Pea Ravioli Gigante with Lemon Beurre Blanc

  • Sausage Tortellini with Wild Mushroom Cream

  • Cheese Ravioli with Tomato Ragu


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Basic Skills: 2 Day Workshop (Day 2)
Mar
13
6:00 PM18:00

Basic Skills: 2 Day Workshop (Day 2)

Basic Skills March
165.00

Two Day Workshop - March 6, 2019 & March 13, 2019            

This is Denver’s most popular and comprehensive cooking class and has been a monthly calendar constant since 2004. Chef Dan has been teaching foundational skills to thousands of students, so if you’re ready to cook with confidence, make healthier and tastier choices, and save money and time, this workshop will help you build a repertoire of essential culinary techniques. You'll cover knife skills, mise en place, sautéing, roasting, grilling, sauce making, vinaigrettes and basic pastry techniques that you can build on each time you cook and will utilize for the rest of your life. Class fee is for the two-day workshop and registration includes both days.

Day 1:

  • Field Greens with Champagne Vinaigrette

  • Triangle Tip Roast with Roasted Mushroom and Shallot Ragout

  • Sautéed Filet of Salmon with Aioli

  • Rice Pilaf

  • Broccoli with Lemon Browned Butter

  • Rustic Apple Crostada with Vanilla Crème Anglaise.

Day 2:

  • Minestrone with Basil Pesto

  • Classic Caesar Salad

  • Braised Pork Shoulder Ribs

  • Creamy Polenta

  • Perfect Roasted Chicken with Mushroom-Marsala Sauce,

  • Asparagus Butternut Squash and Roasted Red Pepper Medley

  • Lemon Mousse

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Asian Favorites
Mar
9
10:30 AM10:30

Asian Favorites

$85.00

Creative, flavorful and fun are just a few words to describe Chef Leah’s approach to Asian delights!  In this hands on class, you will see how simple it is to recreate your favorite take out foods in your own kitchen.  Chef Leah brings her same interactive, energetic approach to each of her classes, as she did to the episode of Cutthroat Kitchen she won on Food Network!  You are guaranteed to leave this class with a new approach to the best of Asian Cuisine.

Menu:

  • Wonton Soup

  • Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

  • Pad Thai

  • Steamed Bass

  • Grilled Beef (Bulgogi)

  • Mango Sticky Rice

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