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September 2024

TAPAS AND PAELLA PARTY

Hosting a Tapas and Paella party is a great way to gather friends in the kitchen and have them be part of creating a fabulous one pot party meal. Pair it with Tapas and Sangria and you have the makings of a great Spanish themed gathering! Join us for our party to learn Pan-Fried Eggplant Rolls with Saffron Mayonnaise; White Gazpacho with Spanish Almonds & Croutons; Sautéed Bacon-Wrapped Chorizo Stuffed Dates; Oven Roasted Shrimp with Toasted Garlic & Red Chile Oil; Chicken & Chorizo Paella with Arborio Rice, and dessert of Strawberry & Kiwi Tart with Cream Cheese Pastry. We’ll enjoy it all with Classic Sangrias!
Tuesday Sep 3rd
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Amy Barnes
$95.00

MINIATURE DESSERTS

Tiny desserts can make magic happen at the end of a meal. Come learn a variety of amazing desserts - miniature size for the special endings you want to create. This lesson is Key Lime Petite "Cutie Pies"; Decadent Chocolate Panna Cotta in Edible Cappuccino Cups; Mini Blackberry Lavender Cheesecakes; Elegant Petite Fours; Luster Dusted Strawberry Macarons with Butter Cream Filling; Rich & Decadent Red Velvet Cake Truffles, and Puff Pastry Apple Roses with Decorative Sugar tops.
Tuesday Sep 3rd
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Jan D'Atri
$95.00

CAST IRON COOKING

A lot of good happens when you use a cast iron pan. It heats evenly; creates a great crust on food; can become a non-stick pan; cleans easily, and helps to creates great flavors with the foods you cook. Come experience why it’s a favorite “go to” pan for so many. Enjoy a lesson of Seared and Rosemary Butter Basted Rib-Eye Steak with Cheesy Beer Mashed Potatoes; Cast Iron Bone-In Pork Chops with Summer Peach Pico De Gallo; Cast Iron Shrimp Scampi over Farfalle; Honey & Garlic Blistered Brussels Sprouts, and dessert of Cast Iron Chocolate Chip Cookie with Irish Cream Ice Cream.
Wednesday Sep 4th
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Amy Barnes
$95.00

STREET TACOS

Originating as fast “on the go” street food, the development of taco varieties for the last couple centuries have evolved with inspired flavors from around the world. We’ll explore these combinations of ingredients and flavors, all versions tucked neatly into a Tortilla. Our lesson is Steak & Bacon Tacos; Jamaican Beef Tacos with Mango Pineapple Slaw; Asian-Style Pulled Pork Tacos with Pear & Cucumber Slaw; Chicken Carne Asada Tacos with Pickled Onions; Sous Vide Spicy Fish Tacos; Black Bean & Sweet Potato Tacos, and Tacos with Chorizo, Poblano Strips & Potatoes (Tacos de Rajas con Papas).
Thursday Sep 5th
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Lisa Brisch
$95.00

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

LUNCH AND LEARN – SEPTEMBER 6

Here’s the chance to treat yourself to a culinary adventure! Sign up to enjoy lunch and a DEMONSTRATION with lots of Italian style. Our lesson is Baked Ziti with Pesto and D'Atri's Homemade Italian Sausage served with Garlic Baguette slices and Tri-color Salad with Radicchio, Arugula and crispy Prosciutto, dressed with a Honey Grapefruit Vinaigrette. Dessert is Positano Lemon Tart with Citrus zested Whipped Cream
Friday Sep 6th
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Jan D'Atri
$50.00

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

CHOCOLATE DELIGHTS

This class opens the doors to understanding Chocolate; how to cook savory dishes and create the most amazing Chocolate desserts. Come learn the techniques for melting, tempering and combining to achieve perfect results each time you use Chocolate. Come to learn Korean Pulled Pork Tacos (with Cocoa, Chiles, Garlic, Ginger, and Brown Sugar); Authentic Chicken Mole with Chocolate Mole Sauce; Pepper-Crusted New York Steak with Chocolate-Port Wine Sauce; Hot Cocoa Souffle with Chantilly Cream; Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Bars; White Chocolate Truffle Layer Cake, and Gluten Free Chocolate Fudge Brownies.
Saturday Sep 7th
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Jan D'Atri
$95.00

ASIAN SAMPLER

There are so many great flavors to love about Asian cuisine. This class gathers a variety of specialties from the Asian continent into one memorable class. You’ll gain an understanding of the ingredients, flavors and spices and how to use them. Come for a fun and fascinating lesson of Crisp Iceberg Lettuce with Japanese Carrot Ginger Dressing; Jasmine Rice & Herb Salad with Shrimp; Malaysian Beef Rendang; Filipino Chicken Adobo; Japanese Potato Salad; Indonesian-Style Fried Rice, and Thai Coconut Sorbet with Mango & Toasted Coconut.
Saturday Sep 7th
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Lisa Brisch
$95.00

COOL DOWN DINNERS

Couldn’t we all use a little cool down-about now? Get ready for a class focused on just that! These recipes were created to enjoy light satisfying flavors with foods that actually make us feel cooler. Come join us for Spring Roll Bowls with Sweet Garlic Lime Sauce; Creamy Avocado Bisque with Spicy Shrimp; Pesto & Prosciutto Zucchini Linguine; Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Thai Peanut Sauce; Tangy Mediterranean Orzo & Roasted Main Meal Salad; Party Platter of Sliced Steak & Heirloom Tomatoes, and Chicken Caprese Skillet Dinner.
Monday Sep 9th
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Jan D'Atri
$95.00

WOK IT

A wok is the ultimate one pot vessel that allows you to make an endless variety of Asian dishes in a short time. With a little prep ahead of cooking, you can make complete dinners in minutes. Using Asian ingredients, sauces and flavorings, this lesson teaches how to use a wok to make delicious meals. Join us! Our lesson is Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry; Pad Thai; Caramelized Cashew Chicken Stir Fry; Shrimp and Snow Pea Wok Bowl; General Tso's Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry, and Garlic Sriracha Pork Stir Fry. Desserts are Jasmine Shortbread Cookies with Homemade Green Tea Ice Cream, & Inside-Out Hong Kong Coconut Buns.
Tuesday Sep 10th
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Jan D'Atri
$95.00

MUSHROOM MAGIC

If you like Mushrooms, this interesting class will explore how Mushrooms can be used in cooking to prepare appetizers, entrees, side dishes and snack foods. The lesson teaches how distinctly different the flavors of fungi are. Come learn about the varieties in a lesson of Steak Diane with Creamy Cremini Mushroom Sauce; Garlic Butter Oyster Mushrooms over Sesame Jasmine Rice with Edamame; Shiitake Mushroom & White Wine Risotto; Italian Sausage Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms; warm Cremini Mushroom & Wilted Spinach Salad with Toasty Croutons; Sherried Wild Mushroom and Sweet Onion stuffed Brie Wrapped in Puff Pastry.
Wednesday Sep 11th
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sweet Basil Culinary Center
8900 E Pinnacle Peak Rd., #C-5, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
  • Amy Barnes
$95.00
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