ESSENCE OF COOKING
The next 12 session Essence of Cooking class will begins in October, 2017.
[Chef Martin’s 4-week BEGINNING COOKING will begin on Thursday, April 20th.]
LEARN TO COOK IN 12 WEEKS
Chef Linda Martin has built a great reputation at the helm of Sweet Basil’s ESSENCE OF COOKING series. Invest 12 Tuesday evenings and by the time our Graduation Dinner rolls around you will have built a firm foundation of cooking skills and confidence in the kitchen. And you’ll enjoy doing it: Chef Linda Martin has a wealth of experience, an abundance of enthusiasm, and a passion for teaching.All you need to bring to class is a pen. (Comfortable shoes are good.) You’ll use a loaner-apron and receive hand-outs and each class includes a meal of the foods prepared.The Essence of Cooking series is for those who want to learn about all facets of cooking to become good well rounded cooks at home. This series includes lectures; written materials; demonstrations of culinary terms; techniques & tools; ingredient selection; menu planning & presentation techniques. Hands-on lessons will be: Kitchen Basics, Terminology & Knife Skills; Sauces; Soups; Sautéing & Braising; Eggs; Grilling & Roasting; Fish & Shellfish; Potatoes, Pasta & Rice; Quick Breads & Yeast Breads; Hors d’oeuvres & First Courses; Baking & Desserts, & Graduation Dinner.