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LUNCH AND LEARN – DEC 1
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$50.00
This is a lesson with a menu you’ll want to repeat and share with your friends at the holidays! Come enjoy lunch and an amazing DEMONSTRATION of Boeuf Bourguignon (slow braised tender Beef in a rich Sauce of Vegetables, Brandy, Red Wine, & fresh Herbs) served with Fresh Asparagus with Toasted Hazelnuts and Lemon Gr , ...
GOURMET COUPLES – DEC 1
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$190.00
Plan a special evening with your partner and enjoy a culinary adventure. Couples will work together to create this amazing three course menu. Choose what you want to prepare, enjoy the lesson, then sit down to enjoy it all with a glass of wine with each course. Come for a very fun evening and be part of Oven Baked Crab , ...
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HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 2 – AM
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Come for a fun three-hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We work i , ...
HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 2 – PM
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come for a fun three-hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We work i , ...
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COOK WHAT YOU LOVE! BEEF BOURGUIGNON
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$89.00
Julia got it right when she took this French Stew and elevated it to a masterpiece! The tender fall apart chunks of Beef simmered in a rich Red Wine Gravy make an incredible dinner. We’ll take it step by step in the traditional manner. As it slow cooks we’ll prepare the other parts of the menu to make a truly outstandi , ...
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HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 5 – AM
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Come for a fun three-hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We work i , ...
ESSENCE INTERMEDIATE – WEEK 10
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$89.00
Our final class is elevated with a stunning meal and refined lessons with each recipe. Come learn and advance your skills with Brie and Sherried Mushrooms on Crostini; Chopped Fennel & Clementine Salad with Millionaire Bacon; Pan Seared Rib Eye Steak with Blue Cheese Cream Sauce; Fresh Asparagus Roasted with Shallo , ...
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SEMI-HOMEMADE
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$89.00
Here is a lesson that will give you an arsenal of recipes that don’t involve much prep time. We’ll learn to pair fast food from the grocery with fresh ingredients for an array of delicious meals made in a short amount of time! Come for Sheet pan roasted Gnocchi and Turkey Kielbasa Sausage over Winter Greens with Herb D , ...
TAMALE TIME!
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$89.00
There is nothing quite as satisfying as the flavor of home cooked Tamales, especially when they’re made with fresh Masa! Come learn the method of Tamale making starting with Masa making, roasting Chilies, making the fillings, stuffing the Corn Husks, then steaming them to perfection! Choose your favorite flavor to prep , ...
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HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 7 – AM
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Come for a fun three-hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We work i , ...
FISH FOR IT!
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$89.00
Learn how to easily prepare Fish using the cooking method that brings out the best flavor of each. This fun and instructive lesson will teach you how to choose it at the market, store it, then cook it. The lesson includes the perfect accompaniment for each Fish. Come for a fun and interesting night of cooking to learn , ...
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LUNCH AND LEARN – DEC 8
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$45.00
As the Holidays approach, take a moment to slow down and enjoy a delicious lunch served to you at our DEMONSTRATION lesson. This class offers a great menu for entertaining this time of year. Come to enjoy lunch of Chicken Roulade stuffed with Chorizo and Jack Cheese, served with Creamy Pepper Jack Cheese & Corn Ris , ...
GOURMET COUPLES – DEC 8
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$190.00
Plan a special evening with your partner and make this date night! As a team you will join a group of couples to prepare an amazing three course meal with all the trimmings. We’ll prepare each course and when it’s ready will sit down to enjoy it with a sampling of wine. Come for a fun and memorable culinary experience , ...
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HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 9 – AM
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Come for a fun three-hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We work i , ...
HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 9 – PM
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come for a fun three-hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We work i , ...
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COOK WHAT YOU LOVE! RIBS
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$89.00
Do you love Baby Back Ribs? Come learn to prepare them for yourself using an easy cooking process; with a choice of how to flavor them with a Glaze. Our fun instructive lesson will be Kale Caesar Salad; Grilled Glazed Baby Back Ribs 3 ways – Spicy Marmalade Glaze, Hoisin-Coconut Glaze, and Lime Glaze; Roasted Cau , ...
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HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 12 – AM
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Come for a fun three–hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We , ...
HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 12 – PM
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Come for a fun three-hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We work i , ...
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SOUP AND BREAD
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Soup and Bread can be one of the most satisfying meals! The aromas and flavors of freshly made Soups and Breads are always tantalizing and delicious. Come learn the techniques of Soup and Bread  making and take home these amazing recipes. Our fun morning of cooking includes: Tuscan Chard, Smoked Bacon and Cannellini Be , ...
FLORENTINE HOLIDAY DINNER
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$89.00
The Italians have the lock on the most amazing flavor combinations. Our lesson teaches best loved foods from Florence with recipes that are do-able at home. Come for a fun and fabulous night of cooking and learn Stracciatella “Italian Egg Drop Soup”; Bistecca Fiorentina sliced on Crostini with Blue Cheese Slather; Stuf , ...
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HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 14 – AM
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Come for a fun three-hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We work i , ...
SAUTE AND FLAMBE
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$89.00
Two great lessons can be learned in this one class! The quick cook method of sauté is a great skill for fast preparation of almost any food. Knowing how to make a Sauce adds flavor dimension to any dish. Come to learn the methods and techniques of Sauce making which we will add as the accompaniment to our Sauté recipes , ...
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LUNCH AND LEARN – DEC 15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$45.00
With the holidays right around the corner, this DEMONSTRATION offers a menu you could prepare easily for friends or family as a special celebration meal. Come for a fun, lively class to learn Slow Roasted Beef Brisket, served with Buttery & Garlicky Fondant Potatoes. Dessert will be The Original Red Velvet Cupcakes , ...
GOURMET COUPLES – DEC 15
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$190.00
Make plans to spend a special evening with your partner and share a fun, delicious cooking experience. Couples will work together as the group divides the three course menu into a team effort. We will cook for a couple of hours and when the meal comes together, a sampling of wine will be served with each course. Come b , ...
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HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 16 – AM
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Come for a fun three–hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We , ...
HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 16 – PM
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come for a fun three-hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We work i , ...
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COOK WHAT YOU LOVE! CHICKEN CORDON BLEU
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$89.00
This dish is a classic favorite – the ultimate comfort food, with restaurant quality results. It’s easy to prepare and a treasure to put into your culinary repertoire. Come learn to make this Swiss specialty which we’ll pair with side dishes to make a beautiful meal. Our lesson is Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu with D , ...
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HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 19 – AM
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Come for a fun three-hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We work i , ...
TREASURED THAI
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$89.00
There are so many great flavors to enjoy with Thai foods. This lesson will teach about the ingredients, spices and flavor combinations that make this cuisine a favorite of many. Come for a fun, interesting class and learn to prepare Thai Shrimp Stir Fry with Fresh Tomatoes, Ginger, Chili & Mint;  Cilantro-Lime Chic , ...
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PIZZA PARTY!
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$89.00
Making Pizza at home is always fun! With a little knowledge you can easily make your own Crust and Sauce, then top it with your favorite ingredients. Come learn so you can have your own personal Pizza any time you want! Our fun lesson is White Four Cheese Pizza (Mozzarella, Goat, Ricotta & Parmesan); Calzones With , ...
PASSION FOR PASTA
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$89.00
The delights of fresh Pasta is that it’s light, delicate and flavorful; so different from store bought varieties! With a little knowledge of how to mix, knead, stretch and cut Pasta you can have the best fresh Pasta literally at your fingertips! Come experience how to make it from scratch; then learn to prepare Sauces , ...
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HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 21 – AM
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Come for a fun three-hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We work i , ...
GOURMET DINNER PARTY
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$150.00
We’ve created a very special gourmet menu which allows us to use our culinary skills at the highest level. These specialties are perfect for special occasions and impressive meals. This menu will stun your guests with its refined, over the top amazing flavors. Come for an inspiring lesson to learn Sautéed Mushroom & , ...
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LUNCH AND LEARN – DEC 22
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$45.00
Give yourself a break from the hectic schedule of the Holidays and treat yourself to a delicious lunch. Our DEMONSTRATION will show recipes you can use for the special people and occasions in your life. Come enjoy being served this magnificent meal! Our menu is Salmon Piccata (Pan-Seared Salmon with Lemon, Capers, & , ...
GOURMET COUPLES – DEC 22
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$190.00
If you love great food, bring your partner for a fun gourmet cooking experience and learn this three course menu. We’ll pair each course then enjoy it with a sampling of wine. Sign up and be part of creating Amuse of Crispy Potato Galette with Seared Shrimp & Crème Fraiche, and Classic Wedge Salad with Creamy Blue , ...
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HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 23 – AM
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Come for a fun three-hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We work i , ...
HOLIDAY COOKIES – DEC 23 – PM
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come for a fun three-hour class to be part of making 14 varieties of specialty Holiday Cookies! They make great gifts to share as a special treat! We will gather the ingredients for each cookie ahead of time, you come make and bake them, and when we’re finished, each person will take home 16-18 dozen Cookies. We work i , ...
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RING IT IN!
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$89.00
Want to celebrate the New Year in style? Invite a few friends to share this menu of finger foods and toast to the year 2024! Our menu offers lots of variety with beautiful presentations, and an easy assortment of finger foods. Come have fun with us and learn Blue Cheese Gougères; Sweet and Spicy Korean Chicken Meatball , ...
COOK LIKE AN ITALIAN MAMMA
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$89.00
The Italian Mamas have all the secrets! They know how to achieve the best and most dynamic flavors with every recipe they use. Come learn a few of their secrets and these enchanting Italian recipes. Our menu is Bistecca Fiorentina sliced on Crostini with Blue Cheese, My Momma’s Famous D’Atri’s Restaurant Cannelloni; It , ...
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BRIGHTON TEA
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$89.00
We’ll take the special Brighton Tea recipe and build our Tea Party around it! This classic Tea menu is lush with Finger Sandwiches, beautiful Pastries and Desserts. Our class will prepare all of these beautiful foods, then sit down to enjoy them with cups of steaming Tea! Come for a fun class and traditional tea experi , ...
SOUTHWEST THE BEAUTIFUL
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$89.00
We are excited to welcome our friend and Executive Chef Russ Skall from Preston’s Steak House to Sweet Basil. Chef Skall will be with us to teach an impressive and dynamic Southwest menu with his amazing special touches. Come learn about the combinations of ingredients and contrasts that are signatures of Southwest cui , ...
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KIDS AND PARENTS COOK
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$178.00
Hey Kids! If you are aged 8 or above, bring your parent (or adult partner) to this class and learn a group of menus you can share with the rest of your family. As a team you and your partner will work together and be part of preparing Greek Chopped Salad with Grilled Pita; Layered Chili, Cheese, & Roasted Corn Dip; , ...
THE AMAZING STEW POT
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$89.00
So many great meals come from pulling out the Dutch Oven and cooking a bubbly hot, comfort meal on top of the stove! This time of year, Stews make completely wonderful & satisfying meals. Come be surprised and delighted with our lesson of Beef & Barley Stew; Hunter’s Stew (Chicken Cacciatore); Creamy Oyster Ste , ...
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LUNCH AND LEARN – DEC 29
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$45.00
Give yourself a gift with this class that will teach you a fabulous meal! Join us to learn recipes we’re pretty sure you’ll want to use often. Our DEMONSTRATION is Marinated Shrimp & Scallop Skewers with Buttery Orzo Pasta served with Mixed Greens Salad with sliced Apple, Toasted Walnut, Marinated Tart Cherries and , ...
GOURMET COUPLES – DEC 29
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
It’s Date Night! After a busy holiday season, why not collect your partner and come be part of a group of couples who will prepare this amazing three course meal. With each course we’ll serve a glass of wine selected to compliment the foods. Come have fun and cook with us, choosing the dish you want to prepare. Our les , ...
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MACARONS
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$89.00
If you’ve wanted to learn to make these beautiful little French Cookies, look no further than this class! This lesson will teach how to achieve the perfect texture, consistency and flavor with each Cookie and Filling. Our instructor will guide you through the steps with tips along the way to make them a sweet success e , ...
WOK IT!
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$89.00
There are many great reasons to use a Wok to cook. It is a fast way to create a one pot meal; there are endless choices of ingredients, flavorings and spices, and each recipe can have amazing flavors with the benefit of making it a healthy meal! Come for a fun and interesting class to get comfortable using a wok and be , ...
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