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April 2018
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PRIVATE EVENT
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#823 at 6:00 PM
GIRLS NIGHT OUT: COCKTAIL PARTY
10 openings available
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#824 at 6:00 PM
Date Night - Sicily
9 openings available
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#825 at 6:00 PM
TEENS CLASSIC STEAKHOUSE
10 openings available
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PRIVATE EVENT
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#827 at 6:00 PM
HOMECHEF BASICS: STOCKS
10 openings available
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#826 at 6:00 PM
SUSHI 101
8 openings available
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#828 at 6:00 PM
DESTINATION: INDIA
10 openings available
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PRIVATE EVENT
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#830 at 6:00 PM
GIRLS NIGHT OUT: ISLAND GETAWAY
10 openings available
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#831 at 6:00 PM
SALAD WORKSHOP
10 openings available
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#829 at 6:00 PM
DATE NIGHT IN SAN CARLOS
8 openings available
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
823

Thu, Apr 5 2018 @ 6:00 PM
GIRLS NIGHT OUT: COCKTAIL PARTY
 

 

The quintessential cocktail party is back in vogue. Learn exciting, new culinary techniques as you create sophisticated, make-ahead finger foods. Enjoy your guests, exquisite food and chic cocktails rather than fussing with last-minute party preparations.

SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES Preparing court-bouillon; cooking shrimp perfectly every time; grilling fish; “pickling” peppers; cooking with curry; making custard for cheesecakes.

Recipes:

  • Citrus Martinis
  • Shrimp and Artichoke Hearts in Herbal Vinaigrette
  • Curried Chicken Salad with Sweet-and-Sour Peppers 
  • Grilled Salmon Skewers with Orange-Miso Dipping Sauce
  • Bite-Size Tiramisu Cheesecakes


Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron upon check in and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

            We look forward to cooking with you!

10 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
824

Fri, Apr 6 2018 @ 6:00 PM
Date Night - Sicily
 

Looking for something different to do on your next big night out? Escape to Sicily, a multicultural island rich with art, history and a passion for great food. Known as "the place where the mountains meet the sea," Sicily draws you in with the warmth and openness of its people. Without ever leaving the cooking class, spend an evening cooking, eating, laughing and learning - Italian-style.

SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES Preparing dishes designed to share; roasting peppers; making Sicilian sauces; preparing one of Sicily's most beloved pasta dishes; grilling vegetables; making a classical custard sauce.

-Roasted Red Pepper Bruschetta with  Mozzarella

-Spaghetti alla Norma

-Grilled Radicchio and Endive Salad

-Mocha Semifreddo for Two

-Coffee Crème Anglaise


Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron upon check in and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

            We look forward to cooking with you!

9 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
825

Sat, Apr 7 2018 @ 6:00 PM
TEENS CLASSIC STEAKHOUSE
 

A blast to the past!

Although “gourmet cuisine” was a great deal simpler in days gone by,

it was no less satisfying and delicious.

The clean, straightforward flavors and perfectly matched combinations created dishes

that have withstood the test of time.

HomeChef welcomes teens and those of all ages to participate in this Steak House Dinner.

Learning to cook at a young age is a valuable skill that you can take away for a lifetime.


SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES:

 Cleaning and dicing a bell pepper, Chopping fresh herbs, Selecting beef,

Wrapping a filet mignon in bacon, Searing and pan-roasting meat, The Maillard reaction,

Testing for doneness, Resting cooked proteins, Making a classic emulsion sauce, Making a New Orleans classic dessert, Making a simple caramel sauce, Safely flambéing a dessert.

 


Recipes:

Iceberg Wedge with Homemade Ranch Dressing

Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon with Béarnaise

Oven-Roasted Asparagus

Twice-Baked Tall Potatoes
Bananas Foster

 

Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron upon check in and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

            We look forward to cooking with you!

 

 

 

10 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
827

Thu, Apr 12 2018 @ 6:00 PM
HOMECHEF BASICS: STOCKS
 

 

Stocks provide the foundation for all cooking providing flavor, nutrition and body to soups, sauces, and many other dishes. In this class you will learn the methods and techniques necessary for making stock and how using stock you can make many fabulous dishes and easy nutritious meals in minutes. This class is apart of our essential series that will transform your skills in the kitchen as a HomeChef.

Recipes:

·         Chicken Stock

·         Bouquet Garni

·         Egg Ribbon Soup

          ·         Risotto with Wild Mushrooms


Bonus Recipe: Vegetable Stock


Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

            We look forward to cooking with you!

10 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
826

Fri, Apr 13 2018 @ 6:00 PM
SUSHI 101
 

Join us for an educational and delicious Sushi making class, using sustainable fish and organic ingredients.

Each guest will make at least 4 different rolls - that's more than 30 pieces of sushi! There will be plenty of Sushi to make, eat, and to enjoy.

No sushi making experience is necessary!


 Skills and Techniques:

An overview of knife handling; where to purchase sushi ingredients ad fish; sustainability of fish; use of organic ingredients; preparation of a cucumber seaweed salad; preparation of sushi rice; sushi rolling; preparation of hand rolls; preparation of gluten free sushi.

Recipes:

·         Sushi Rice

·         Cucumber Seaweed Salad

·         Rainbow Roll

·         California Roll


Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron upon check in and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

            We look forward to cooking with you!


8 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
828

Sat, Apr 14 2018 @ 6:00 PM
DESTINATION: INDIA
 

 

The pervasive aroma of Indian spices wafts through the air as you sip on a glass of masala chai.

This gastronomically adventuresome workshop promises to transport you to realms of epicurean delight.

And the cooking is almost as entertaining as the eating!

SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES Cooking with traditional Indian ingredients; making Indian pastry dough; preparing a traditional Indian snack; preparing perfect curry.


Recipes:

  • Curried Vegetable Pastries (Samosas)
  • Cucumber Yogurt Dip (Raita)
  • Basmati Rice
  • Split Pea Curry (Dhal)
  • Chicken with Roasted Coriander in a Coconut Curry Sauce (Dakshini Murgh)
 

 

Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron upon check in and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

            We look forward to cooking with you!

 

10 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
830

Thu, Apr 19 2018 @ 6:00 PM
GIRLS NIGHT OUT: ISLAND GETAWAY
 

Students will enjoy cooking with their girlfriends and learning new and exciting cooking techniques.

Prepare an irresistible, tropical feast with your girlfriends. Have fun while learning about exotic ingredients and cooking techniques from the Caribbean.

We do all the shopping and clean up the mess, because we know girls just wanna have fun!

Skills and Techniques:

Cooking with traditional Caribbean ingredients, i.e. macadamia nuts, bananas, and rum, Making a tart crust with macadamia nuts, Making pastry cream, Tempering eggs, Seeding a habanero chile; chile safety, Making a very traditional, highly popular, Caribbean dish Making jerk sauce, Pounding and skewering chicken , Learning how to select shrimp; count per pound; wild vs. farmed, Peeling and deveining shrimp, Making a glaze, Making, spreading, and torching meringue, Crisping salad greens, Making an emulsified vinaigrette, Balancing sweet, sour, salty, and spicy in perfect harmony, Using an avocado slicer.

Recipes:

  •  Jamaican Jerk Chicken Skewers
  • Tamarind-Glazed Grilled Shrimp 
  • Crisp Salad Greens with Macadamia Nuts and Mango Mint Vinaigrette 
  • White Chocolate Banana Tart with Caramel Sauce

Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

 

We look forward to cooking with you!

10 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
831

Fri, Apr 20 2018 @ 6:00 PM
SALAD WORKSHOP
 

With Summer right aroud the corner Salads are light, simple and quick to throw together - ideal for dining on the patio or by the pool. You will enjoy many warm, languorous nights spent casually dining with friends on these vibrantly fresh and imaginative salads. 

SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES Breaking the hum-drum salad habit; making a composed salad, noodle salad, seafood salad, bean salad and bread salad; making a vinaigrette; crisping greens; pan-searing poultry; cooking shrimp and scallops perfectly every time.

Recipes:

  • Chilled Soba Noodle Salad with Scallops and Julienned Vegetables
  • Spinach, Grapefruit and Avocado Salad with Prosciutto Roses
  • Cannellini Bean Salad with Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts
  • Margarita Shrimp Salad
  • Mixed fruit salad

 

 

Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron upon check in and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

            We look forward to cooking with you!

 

 

 

 

 

10 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA

 
Class/Date Description Openings / Price / Location
829

Sat, Apr 21 2018 @ 6:00 PM
DATE NIGHT IN SAN CARLOS
 

Stir up some romance in the kitchen preparing a delightful dinner with your special someone.

This menu promises to thrill you with deliciously decadent dishes such as crab cakes, shrimp, beef tenderloin and creme brulee. Now that's a dinner to remember!

Skills and Techniques:

Preparing a romantic meal for two; making a vinaigrette; working with crabmeat; butterflying and breading shrimp; roasting beef and testing for doneness; creating an emulsion sauce; making custard; caramelizing sugar with a blow-torch.

Recipes:

·         Jumbo Lump Crabcakes

·         Chipotle Tartar Sauce

·         Grilled Tenderloin with Wild Mushroom and Roasted Garlic Pan Sauce

·         Creme Bulee

 

Note: 

Every guest will take home a HomeChef Cooking School apron upon check in and a set of recipes to continue the experience at home! This class includes one complementary tasting of wine for adults, 21 years of age and older. No outside alcohol will be allowed in our classes.

 

Adult classes are designed for students 14 years of age or older. This is a “Hands On” - “In Kitchen” class that is set to run from 6 - 9 pm, due to the nature of these cooking classes there is a possibility that the class may run past 9 pm, but guests are welcome to leave at their discretion.

 

        We look forward to cooking with you!

8 openings available

$95.00

Resident Chef

1403 Industrial Rd San Carlos, CA