For this special class, Michelin-star chef Charlie Palmer will join us in the Sur La Table kitchen to demonstrate his signature Progressive American cuisine. Chef Palmer's upbringing on a farm in upstate New York, along with his training in France and at the Culinary Institute of America influenced his unique style built on rambunctious flavors and unexpected combinations with an infusion of classical French cuisine. In this one-of-a-kind class, Chef Palmer will share his secrets for creating excitement on the plate and demonstrate the steps for preparing a few summertime favorites. You'll be inspired to create your own twists on classic dishes.
Over the years, Charlie Palmer has opened 11 notable restaurants across the country, including his Michelin-starred flagship Aureole in New York. Chef Palmer is a member of the prestigious James Beard "Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America" and was named Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Culinary Institute of America in 2012. A frequent guest on NBC’s Today Show, Chef Palmer is the author of five popular cookbooks.