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June 2022
Sweetbasil Gourmet Cooking School of Cooking

KIDS COOK CAMP
(M-F June 27 – July 1)

This is a 5-Day camp, (Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 1). If you are a kid between the ages 8 to 12, and like to cook, this summer camp is for you! We’ll work on many kinds of recipes, so you’ll learn to make these foods for yourself, family, and friends. Come for a week of fun cooking foods you’ll get to eat each day.
  • MONDAY - PIZZA PARTY: Oven Roasted Potato Pizza with Cheese & Fresh Herbs; Bacon & Tomato Pizza; Sautéed Veggie Pizza with Cheese; BBQ Chicken Homemade Pizza; Pepperoni & Cheese Pizza; Sausage Pizza with Homemade Marinara, and S’mores Dessert Pizza.
  • TUESDAY - BAKING & DESSERTS: Blueberry Coffee Cake; Cinnamon & Sugar Monkey Bread; Candy Bar Brownies; Phyllo Tarts with Chocolate & Fresh Berries; Homemade French Rolls with Butter; Chocolate Chip-Banana Muffins, and New Orleans Style Powdered Sugar Beignets.
  • WEDNESDAY - FOOD TRUCK FAVORITES: Cheese Steak Sliders; Street Corn on the Cobb; BLT Grilled Cheese; Chicken Fingers on a Stick with Ranch Dipping Sauce; Veggie Egg Rolls; Cheese Quesadillas with Pico de Gallo, and Churros.
  • THURSDAY - WORLD FOOD TOUR: Italian Spaghetti with Meatballs; Chinese Chicken Chow Mein; Japanese Vegetable Tempura with Dipping Sauce; Indian Garlic Naan; Mexican Chicken & Cheese Enchiladas; German Potato Salad, and Thai Fried Bananas with Chocolate Dipping Sauce.
  • FRIDAY - CUPCAKE WARS: Vanilla Cupcakes; Chocolate Cupcakes; Red Velvet Cupcakes; Carrot Cupcakes, and Banana Cupcakes. Students will work in teams to make Cupcakes, then choose colors for Icing and decorations to finish.
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27 Jun
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sweet Basil Cooking School
10749 N. Scottsdale Rd., #101 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254
Sweetbasil Gourmet Cooking School of Cooking

CELEBRATE AMERICA

Let your 4th Celebration top all others coming before this one! Our menu will delight all you share with this special holiday party. Come for a fun and delicious morning of cooking to learn Cowboy Caviar Black-Eyed Pea Salad; True Grit Skillet Cornbread; Grilled Chicken with Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce; Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes; Country Fried Steak & Gravy, and Blueberry Pie with Buttermilk Ice Cream. We’ll enjoy this great food with Raspberry Beer Margaritas. ...
29 Jun
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Cooking School
10749 N. Scottsdale Rd., #101 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254
July 2022

BACKYARD BBQ

Dazzle your friends and family with an amazing backyard BBQ where you show off grilling an entire meal on the grill! Here is a menu we’re pretty sure no one can resist! Join the party to learn “Pickle Nickels” (Deep-fried Pickle coins in Louisiana breading) with homemade Ranch Dressing; Mexican Street Corn Salad with roasted fresh Corn, Smoked Paprika, Cumin, Cilantro and Lime wedges; Beef Kebab bites marinated in Tomato, Mustard & Lime Juice then grilled to perfection; Famous Cornell University BBQ Chicken with Homemade BBQ Basting Sauce made famous for the Vinegar, Egg and Seasoning mix; Pork Carnitas Street Tacos with Mango Salsa; Grilled Eggplant and Tomato Salad with Red Peppers, Sweet Red Onions and herbs. Dessert will be an Apple Sundae with grilled Pound Cake and Cinnamon Apples, topped with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream. ...
02 Jul
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sweet Basil Cooking School
10749 N. Scottsdale Rd., #101 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

ASIAN APPETIZERS

Asian Appetizers are always delicious and fun to make. With many dynamic flavors, they’re packed with ingredients that naturally taste great together and they are fun to eat with your hands! Come join the fun in learning. We’ll make Steamed Chicken and Pine Nut Dumplings with Chili Dipping Sauce; Air Fryer Asian Cauliflower Wings with Panko and Asian BBQ Sauce; Asparagus Napoleons with Ginger Black Bean Sauce; Lemongrass Ground Beef Skewers with Ginger and Onions; Silver-Wrapped Chicken (Chicken marinated in Ginger, Sesame Oil and Soy, wrapped in foil and cooked until perfectly steamed and moist inside), and cold Shrimp and Vegetable Spring Rolls with Cashew Dipping Sauce. ...
05 Jul
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sweet Basil Cooking School
10749 N. Scottsdale Rd., #101 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

ITALIAN FINGER FOODS

One of the joys of Italian food is that you can never get quite enough of it. But in bite-sized portions you can enjoy so many great flavors all at one time! Come for an amazing lesson to learn to make these foods your own! Our lesson is Grilled Homemade Flatbread with Fresh Tomatoes, Romano Cheese, & Garlic Oil; Prosciutto Rolls with Figs and Arugula; Grilled Italian Sausage Bites with Balsamic Syrup; New York Steak Skewers with Tomato-Basil Sauce; Butter and Garlic Shrimp Scampi Bites, and Sun-dried Tomato & Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms. Dessert will be Chocolate Dipped Hazelnut Biscotti. ...
05 Jul
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Cooking School
10749 N. Scottsdale Rd., #101 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

USA BBQ

Most everyone loves BBQ! Flavors and styles are dramatic and very different from one region to another! This fun lesson introduces wonderful BBQ with a lesson that will take you on a culinary tour around the country! Our lesson is Florida Key Lime & Cilantro Grilled Flank Steak with Key Lime Glaze; Carolina Pork Tenderloin and Bacon Twirls (South Carolina Pork layered with Bacon) with South Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce; California Barbecue Chicken Pizza; Texas Boot Stomping Oven Roasted BBQ Chicken with Spicy BBQ Sauce; New Mexico Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Corn on The Cob; Georgia Baby Back Ribs with Peach Barbecue Sauce, and Strip Steak with Molasses Glaze. ...
06 Jul
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Cooking School
10749 N. Scottsdale Rd., #101 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

HAND MADE PASTA

Making Pasta from scratch is an amazing almost soulful experience. From beginning to the end of the process you are creating a food that is light, flavorful and a joy to eat! Come learn the methods and varieties possible using a Pasta Machine. We’ll also learn an array of delicious made from scratch Sauces for perfect accompaniments. Our lesson is Homemade German Spätzle with Paprikash Sauce; Butternut Squash Gnocchi; Sesame-Garlic Homemade Ramen Noodles; Black Pepper Fettucine with Lemon Alfredo; Homemade Cheese Ravioli with Marinara Sauce; Fresh Made Bow Tie Pasta with Vodka Cream Sauce, and Pappardelle Noodles with Bacon, Leeks, & Parmesan. ...
07 Jul
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Cooking School
10749 N. Scottsdale Rd., #101 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

LUNCH AND LEARN – JULY 8

Cool, light and delicious is what we can promise with this DEMONSTRATION lesson. Come enjoy a break in the day to learn a menu you’ll enjoy all summer long! Our lesson is Pan-seared New York Steak, house Salad with Balsamic-Herb Dressing served with Crisp Parmesan Twists. Dessert will be Chocolate Pots de Crèmes with Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream. ...
08 Jul
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

GOURMET COUPLES – JULY 8

You and your partner can spend a wonderful evening preparing a three-course gourmet meal with a group of couples. We’ll enjoy a sampling of wine with the meal! Come to learn Shrimp & Spanish Chorizo Pizza Amuse with Escarole & Manchego Cheese, and Baby Kale Caesar Salad with Parmesan & Homemade Croutons, served with Sauvignon Blanc. The entrée is Herb Roasted Beef Tri Tip with freshly made Béarnaise Sauce; Sake Steamed fresh Carrots; Sautéed Mushroom & Browned Butter Slow Cooked Risotto, and Flame Cooked fresh Broccoli, served with Merlot. Dessert will be Flourless Chocolate Cake with Homemade Toasted Almond Ice Cream. ...
08 Jul
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Cooking School
10749 N. Scottsdale Rd., #101 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

BEAUTIFUL BREAD

This class is an artistic lesson teaching how to make amazing Focaccia Bread - fresh, light and flavorful! After the dough is formed in the pan, each baker will decorate & flavor their Focaccia with fresh Herbs, Vegetables, Olives and Cheeses making a design uniquely their own. We’ll add a Salad to our lesson to round out the meal, served with a glass of wine. Come for a fun, creative and delicious experience to make your own Bread creation! ...
09 Jul
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

MY BIG FAT GREEK MENU

These famous, authentic Greek dishes are brimming with satisfying foods and captivating flavors. They offer an array of easy summer foods that are light, cool, & so perfect this time of year! Come learn these Greek culinary treasures which have been passed down for generations! Our lesson is Greek Watermelon Feta Salad with Homemade Balsamic Reduction and Mint; Vegetarian Moussaka with Eggplant and Potatoes in a rich Creamy Sauce; Spanakopita, an open-faced Spinach & Phyllo Pastry Casserole; Minestra made with Orzo and Short Ribs in a rich Tomato Sauce; Greek Lasagna with Ziti Pasta & Meat Sauce in a creamy Bechamel Sauce. Dessert will be Loukoumades, Greek Donuts drizzled with Honey Syrup, Walnuts and Cinnamon. ...
09 Jul
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

KIDS COOK CAMP
(Mon-Fri July 11 – 15)

If you are a kid between the ages 8 to 12, and like to cook, this summer camp is for you! We’ll work on many kinds of recipes, so you’ll learn to make these foods for yourself, family, and friends. Come for a fun week of cooking:
  • MONDAY - PIZZA: Roasted Potato Pizza with Cheese & fresh Herbs; Three Cheese Pizza with Homemade Marinara Sauce; Pizza with Bacon, Caramelized Onion, Apples, & Fontina Cheese; Tomato & Fresh Basil Homemade Pizza; BBQ Chicken Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella; Homemade Meatball Pizza, and S’mores Dessert Pizza.
  • TUESDAY - MEATLESS MAGIC: Cheddar Mac & Cheese with Toasted Bread Crumbs; Crispy Vegetable Egg Rolls; fresh Vegetable Stir-fry with Noodles; Sautéed Vegetable & Black Bean Chili; Broccoli with Creamy Cheddar Cheese Sauce; Vegetable Tempura with Dipping Sauce, and Grilled Veggie Skewers with Pesto Sauce.
  • WEDNESDAY - SUMMER SALADS FOR DINNER: Steak Salad with Crispy Greens & Balsamic Dressing; Taco Salad with Homemade Chips; Romaine Lettuce Salad with Potatoes & Bacon Dressing; Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Tomatoes, Olives, & Honey-Lemon Dressing; Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons & Roasted Salmon; Chicken Chopped Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing, and Cool Pasta Salad with Grilled Fresh Vegetables.
  • THURSDAY - COOL DOWN WITH HOT SOUPS FOR SUMMER: Roasted Tomato Soup with Croutons; fresh Vegetable & Pasta Minestrone Soup; Chinese Hot & Sour Soup; fresh Carrot Soup; Cream of Broccoli Soup with Cheddar Cheese; Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup, and Chicken Tortilla Soup.
  • FRIDAY - CUPCAKE WARS: Vanilla Cupcakes; Chocolate Cupcakes; Red Velvet Cupcakes; Carrot Cupcakes, and Banana Cupcakes. Students will work in teams to make Cupcakes, then choose colors for Icing and decorations to finish. Judging of cupcakes to follow.
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11 Jul
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sweet Basil Cooking School
10749 N. Scottsdale Rd., #101 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254
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