Menu: Vinaigrette 101 - Perfect Saffron Risotto - Seared Steak with Herbed Butter - Vanilla Bean Soufflés with Chocolate Ganache
Class Description: In this fun and informative class, you’ll create a delicious meal while learning several essential techniques every cook should master. Our instructor will show you how to make vinaigrettes from scratch, along with tricks for balancing flavors with different oils, acids and herbs. Working alongside other students, you’ll practice searing steak, creating a properly cooked risotto and making a surprisingly simple compound butter. When it’s time for dessert, you’ll learn to whip egg whites and create a perfectly risen soufflé, enhanced by a homemade chocolate ganache. Join us and learn essential culinary skills you’ll use again and again to create a lifetime of delicious meals.
What To Expect: Great cooking isn't about recipes—it's about techniques. In our classes you'll work together with other students in a fun, hands-on environment led by our professional chef instructors.
Classes are 2 to 2 1/2 hours, unless otherwise noted above
You will work with other students in groups of 4
Hands-on classes are limited to 16 students
You will be standing, cooking and working for most of the class
Please wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and have long hair tied back
You will enjoy a generous taste of every dish
Students receive a coupon good for 10% off in-store purchases the day of class
Sur La Table recipes are developed using common cooking and baking ingredients that may or may not be specified in the menu titles, including various fruits and vegetables, nuts, meats, spices, wheat flours, etc. If you have a food allergy, please check with your local Cooking School before attending the class. Adjustments to recipes cannot be made during class.