800 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
11:00 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013
Food | Wine
What You Will Learn World famous chef, bestselling author and globetrotting TV star, Anthony Bourdain has an opinion on everything—and, luckily for us, he's not afraid to share. In his most recent memoir, the scathing Medium Raw, Bourdain focuses his incisive wit on one of the biggest problems in today's world.
As Bourdain sees it, the ancient art of cooking has lost its proper place as a foundation skill, and the effects are ubiquitous and frightening. So he's decided to make a difference. For those food-lovers who never had a chance to acquire the basic kitchen skills required to fend for themselves, Tony has designed this series of classes. We'll cover classic culinary skills and techniques, plus take you beyond recipes to teach you the essentials that will carry you through a lifetime in the kitchen.
This mini culinary-school education consist of three hands-on classes designed for beginning chefs where you'll learn how to make great dishes from scratch, using fresh, seasonal ingredients, and how to get the most value out of your time and your food dollar.
*Class is only available as the three part series. Classes are taught by Sur La Table Chefs, Anthony Bourdain will not be in attendance.
Session One:Basic techniques and skills that will make you successful in the kitchenChoosing seasonal ingredients and figuring out what's freshBringing out the best flavors and textures of your fresh ingredientsLearning how to use a chef's knife with skill and confidenceProperly cooking the basic ingredients of many great mealPractice how to properly cook pantry staples like eggs and pasta Session Two:Focus on building blocksLearn a great dish is only as good as its foundation—a richly flavored homemade stockEasy, healthy and inexpensive ways to make your own at home from fresh, wholesome ingredientsUsing stocks to create amazingly flavorful soups or as the foundation of richly flavored saucesHow to perfectly poach shellfish and cook all kinds of vegetables like a seasoned gourmet Session Three:Bringing all your newfound cooking knowledge and techniques together to help you make an assortment of classic dishesTeach you how to cook meat, poultry and fish with confidence and skillHow to pull it all together and put exquisite meals on the table for family and friends for every meal
Please note: Classes taught by Sur La Table chefs. Anthony Bourdain will not be in attendance.
$215.00- Per Person