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July 2024

GOURMET COUPLES – JULY 19~ CLASS IS FULL~

Date night can be tonight! Invite your partner to share a culinary experience, where as a team you’ll be part of preparing a three-course gourmet meal. This lovely menu is one you can use for your own entertaining needs. Come for a fun evening to learn Baked Brie En Croute with Caramelized Shallots Amuse, and Butter Lettuce Salad with Toasted Walnuts & Creamy Italian Dressing, served with Prosecco. The entrée is Pan Roasted Salmon with Sautéed Shrimp & Martini-Butter Sauce; Petite Baked Potatoes with Crème Fraiche & Chives; Oven Roasted Zucchini & Tomatoes with Garlic, Olive Oil, & Fresh Herbs, and Tequila Glazed Fresh Carrots, served with Sauvignon Blanc. Dessert will be Cinnamon-Apple Crisp with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream & Whiskey-Caramel Sauce.  COST PER COUPLE
Friday Jul 19th
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Linda Martin

GOURMET COUPLES – JULY 26

This class offers the opportunity for a fun shared culinary experience! Invite your partner to join you and be part of a group of couples preparing a three course gourmet meal. Enjoy a lesson teaching preparation of each dish starting from scratch. When the meal is ready it will be served with a sampling of wines. We’ll learn Walnut Pesto & Goat Cheese with Fresh Avocado on Grilled Crostini Amuse, and Salad of Shaved Fennel, Baby Arugula, & Shaved Asiago Cheese with Dijon Vinaigrette, served with Sauvignon Blanc. The entrée will be Flame Charred Flat Iron Steak with Red Wine Pan Sauce; Crispy Bacon Fried Rice; Grilled Fresh Vegetables with Orange-Chipotle Dressing and Pan Seared Fresh Broccolini & Toasted Garlic, served with Cabernet Sauvignon. Dessert will be Rustic Fresh Blueberry & Raspberry Tart with Vanilla Crème Anglaise. COST PER COUPLE
Friday Jul 26th
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Linda Martin
$195.00
August 2024

TUSCAN SUMMER

Come for an evening of Tuscan culinary fun and learn this classic Tuscan summertime menu. It will have you feeling like you dropped in to a Tuscan villa to experience the magical foods from the region! Join us for Shaved Fennel & Orange Salad with Toasted Walnuts, Olives, & Citrus-Honey Dressing; Fresh Made Marinara Sauce over Homemade Pappardelle Pasta; Butter Sautéed Chicken Piccata with Lemon & Capers; Tuscan Style Red Wine & Sundried Tomato Marinated Char Grilled Rib Eye Steak; Sautéed Mushroom & Fresh Herb Creamy Polenta; Skillet Cooked Fresh Vegetables with Olives & Herbs, and dessert of Brown Sugar Grilled Peaches over Homemade Marsala Ice Cream with Honey & Cracked Black Pepper.
Thursday Aug 1st
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Linda Martin
$95.00

GOURMET COUPLES – AUGUST 2

This class is for people who enjoy great food and the pleasure of preparing a three-course gourmet dinner. Bring your partner to cook with you to create this beautiful menu. We’ll enjoy the courses with a sampling of wines. Join us for a lesson on Brie Brûlée Amuse with Fresh Apples & Thyme and Baby Spinach, Butter Lettuce & Fresh Mushroom Salad with Tarragon Vinaigrette, served with Chardonnay. The entrée is Korean Style Marinated & Char Cooked Rib Eye Steak; Potato Gnocchi with Roasted Garlic Oil & Fresh Grated Parmesan; Grill Cooked Sweet Potatoes with Cumin & Cinnamon Spice Oil; Oven Roasted Carrots, Cauliflower, & Broccoli with Olive Oil & Herbes de Provence, served with Zinfandel. Dessert is Mocha Chip Gelato Dessert with Freshly Whipped Cream.  COST PER COUPLE.
Friday Aug 2nd
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Linda Martin
$195.00

APPETIZERS AND MARTINIS

This combination makes the ultimate cocktail party experience! Come learn how to prepare a menu of “to die for” bite sized finger foods. You will not be able to get enough of them. We’ll pair the buffet with a martini, and you’ll enjoy the best winning combination. We’ll learn Sautéed Mushrooms with Goat Cheese on Grilled Crostini with Basil Oil; Boursin-Filet Bites with Fresh Chives; Thai Chicken Cocktail Meatballs with Sweet Chili Sauce; Curried Chicken Salad on Endive Spears; Fried Green Tomato Bites with Buttermilk-Peppercorn Sauce; Jalapeño Jack Stuffed Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp, and Mini Crème Brûlées. We will enjoy our great food with a choice of Espresso Martini or Martini St. Germaine.
Thursday Aug 8th
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Linda Martin
$95.00

GOURMET COUPLES – AUGUST 9

Turn this evening into a culinary adventure! If you enjoy great food, invite your partner to come with you and learn a new three course gourmet menu. Couples will work together to prepare this meal from scratch. When it comes together, everyone will sit down and enjoy it with a sampling of wines. Join us to learn Tequila Shrimp Flambé Amuse, and Charred Corn & Radicchio Salad with Balsamic Syrup & Shaved Parmesan, served with Sauvignon Blanc. The entrée is Chicken Cordon Bleu (tender butterflied Chicken Breast with Black Forest Ham, Gruyere Cheese, Tomato Confit, & fresh Herbs with Champagne Butter Sauce); Salt & Pepper Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Garlic; Cast Iron Sweet Potato & Bacon with Hash, served with Grill Cooked Fresh Asparagus with Toasted Hazelnuts & Lemon Zest, served with Sparkling Wine. Dessert will be Homemade Pound Cake, Grilled & Served with Pineapple-Jalapeño Salsa & Tequila Whipped Cream.  COST PER COUPLE.
Friday Aug 9th
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Linda Martin
$195.00

GOURMET COUPLES – AUGUST 23

Plan an evening with your partner and share a fabulous culinary experience! Invite them to share a lesson preparing this three-course gourmet meal. Each couple will prepare the recipe of choice and then will enjoy the meal with a sampling of wines served with the courses. Come join us for Togarashi Seared Ahi Tuna Amuse with Avocado & Cucumber Relish and Crispy Iceberg Wedge Salad with Creamy Green Goddess Dressing, served with Chardonnay. The entrée is Flame Roasted Five Spice Seasoned Pork Tenderloin with Mint Salsa; Sake Steamed Fresh Carrots; Butter Sautéed Red Onions with Red Wine & Fresh Rosemary, and Oven Roasted Green Beans with Garlic & Seasoned Crumbs, served with Zinfandel. Dessert will be Individual Baked Alaska Desserts with Toasted Meringue & Fresh Raspberry Sauce.  COST PER COUPLE.
Friday Aug 23rd
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Linda Martin
$195.00

BAJA FISH

Fish from this beautiful region has lots of delicious varieties. Discovering how to prepare it in the method that best enhances the flavors is what this lesson is about. If you love fish, you’ll love knowing how to choose the best product, preparations and ingredients to complement your choices. Come for a fun and valuable class and learn to prepare Flame Cooked Rock Fish with Fresh Tomato Relish; Grilled Mahi Mahi with Yellow Pepper & Cilantro Pesto; Baja Style Fish Tacos with Chipotle Mayo, Cabbage, & Fresh Made Salsa; Grill Cooked Fresh Cod with Orange Chimichurri; Pan Seared Red Snapper Escovitch (Sauce of Sautéed Peppers, Onion Garlic, Herbs & Spices); Poached Shrimp Salad with Avocado, Cilantro, Tomato, Jalapeño & Lime, and Flash Seared Coriander Crusted Ahi Tuna with Black Bean Salsa.
Thursday Aug 29th
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Linda Martin
$95.00

GOURMET COUPLES – AUGUST 30

It’s Date Night! Summer fun in a culinary setting. Invite your partner to join you to be part of the team preparing this gourmet three course meal. Couples will prepare each part of the menu from scratch. You’ll be served a sampling of wine when we sit down to enjoy the meal. Mark your calendar to join us for Chorizo Crispy Taquito Amuse with Fresh Tomato-Orange Relish, and Grilled Romaine Caesar Salad with Rosemary Croutons, served with Pinot Grigio. The entrée is Chicken, Sausage, & Shrimp Paella with Little Neck Clams, Peppers, White Wine, & Saffron; Agave Glazed Fresh Carrots; Char Cooked Peppers with Caper Vinaigrette, and Homemade Fresh Herb Dinner Rolls with Sweet Butter, served with Pinot Noir. Dessert will be Dark Chocolate Cake with Mango-Ginger Sorbet and Blackberry Sauce.  COST PER COUPLE.
Friday Aug 30th
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Linda Martin
$195.00
September 2024

BBQ BACON AND BEER

When you put these favorites together, you create wonderful combinations of foods and libations. Come for a fun and delicious lesson of New Orleans style Barbecue Shrimp; Perfect Grilled Steak with Molasses & Beer BBQ Sauce; Beer Can Chicken with Balsamic BBQ Sauce; Bacon wrapped Corn on the Grill; Beer Battered Crispy Onion Rings, & Fresh Brussels Sprouts on the Grill with Bacon. Dessert will be Beer & Bacon Toffee Sundaes with Homemade Ice Cream.
Thursday Sep 5th
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Linda Martin
$95.00

GOURMET COUPLES – SEPTEMBER 6

Make this a night out with your partner and have a culinary experience like no other! You’ll be part of a group of couples creating an amazing three course gourmet dinner. In addition to having fun cooking, the reward will be enjoying it with a glass of wine served at each course. Join us for a lesson of Caramelized Pear & Smoked Gouda Grilled Cheese Amuse and Roasted Beet & Baby Greens Salad with Goat Cheese & Shallot Vinaigrette, served with Sauvignon Blanc. The entrée is Salt & Pepper Cast Iron Seared New York Steak with Red Wine Bordelaise Sauce; Flash Cooked Crispy Shoestring Sweet Potatoes with Fresh Herbs; Marinated Grilled Tri Color Peppers with Caper Vinaigrette, and Creamy fresh Sage & Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, served with Cabernet Sauvignon. Dessert will be Homemade Dark Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Ice Cream & Bourbon Praline Sauce. COST PER COUPLE.
Friday Sep 6th
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Linda Martin
$195.00

EAST INDIAN CUISINE

Many people enjoy Indian food and the complex flavors and spices used to create it. This class opens the doors to learning about the ingredients, flavorings and cooking methods of Indian specialties. Join us for a fun and interesting evening of cooking to learn Spicy Potato Samosa (Punjabi); Fried Onion Pakoras with Tamarind Chutney; Chicken Tikka Masala; Slow Cooked Indian Lamb Curry with Spices, Fresh Herbs, Potatoes, & Green Apple; Chana Masala (simmered Chickpeas, Tomatoes, Ginger, Chilis, & Spices), and Homemade Garlic Naan. Dessert will be Semolina-Coconut Cake with Orange & Rose Water.
Thursday Sep 12th
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Linda Martin
$95.00
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