Cooking School - Copy, Scottsdale

 
Sweet Basil Cooking School, like the store, started out small in 1993. We’ve grown since then, but the focus is still the same: offer mostly hands-on recreational cooking classes that are both fun and informative in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Our professionally trained chefs with lots of cooking experience and also great teachers who not have the ability to teach cooking but enjoy doing so.
 
Cooking School — Gourmetware and Cooking School Scottsdale, AZ
 

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September Classes
Call Sweet Basil Cooking School to register at 480-596-5628.
 
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Friday September 01, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LUNCH & LEARN Broiled Teriyaki Chicken & Coconut Gingerroot Rice $28 Chef Amy Barnes
Friday September 01, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 p
GOURMET COUPLES $150 per couple Chef Linda Martin
Saturday September 02, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
CAKE DECORATING $65
Tuesday September 05, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
SUNDAY SUPPERS $60 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Tuesday September 05, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
FRENCH CLASSICS SERIES - 3 Classes $195 Chef Linda Martin
Wednesday September 06, 2017
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
ITALY IN SMALL BITES $60 Chef Lisa Brisch
Wednesday September 06, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
FOODS OF THE MAN CAVE $65 Chef Amy Barnes
Thursday September 07, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
VEGETABLE GARDEN GOODNESS $60 Chef Terri Milligan
Thursday September 07, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
CUISINE OF THE ARIZONA DESERT $65 Chef Linda Martin
Friday September 08, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LUNCH & LEARN Fire and Ice Salad of Melon, Berries, and Prosciutto with Lime Chili Vinaigrette $28 Chef Terri Milligan
Friday September 08, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GOURMET COUPLES $150 per couple Chef Linda Martin
Saturday September 09, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
KIDS & PARENTS COOK DINNERS $55 per person Chef Melissa Stockmar
Saturday September 09, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
PACIFIC NORTHWEST SPECIALTIES $60 Chef Lisa Brisch
Monday September 11, 2017
3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
KIDS COOK AFTER SCHOOL - 6 Monday Afternoons $240 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Tuesday September 12, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PIG OUT! $60 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Wednesday September 13, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
COOKING WITH HERBS $60 Chef Lisa Brisch
Wednesday September 13, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
HEALTHY SOUTHWEST FULL Chef Amy Barnes
Thursday September 14, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PASTA PLEASURE $60 Chef Terri Milligan
Thursday September 14, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
THE SPANISH TABLE $65 Chef Linda Martin
Friday September 15, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LUNCH & LEARN Coq au Vin & Roasted Potatoes with Lemon & Sea Salt $28 Chef Linda Martin
Friday September 15, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GOURMET COUPLES $150 per couple Chef Linda Martin
Saturday September 16, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
FALL HARVEST DESSERTS
$60 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Saturday September 16, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
CHINESE SPECIALITES $60 Chef Lisa Brisch
Tuesday September 19, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
MEDITERRANEAN MEDLEY $60 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Wednesday September 20, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
BBQ COMPANION $60 Chef Lisa Brisch
Thursday September 21, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
GATHERING OF FRIENDS – HARVEST $60 Chef Terri Milligan

Thursday September 21, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
NEW ENGLAND SUPPER
$65 Chef Linda Martin
Friday September 22, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LUNCH & LEARN Shrimp, Fennel and Radish Salad served with Frico (Parmesan Crisps) $28 Chef Lisa Brisch
Saturday September 23, 2017
12:30 pm
KIDS COOK FOODS ON A STICK! $60 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Saturday September 23, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WINE COUNTRY ENTERTAINING $60 Chef Lisa Brisch
Tuesday September 26, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
GLUTEN FREE COOKING
If you are gluten intolerant, help yourself with a lesson of fresh healthy recipes that are delicious and gluten free! ...
$60 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Wednesday September 27, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PALEO PREFERENCE
Discover the goodness of the Paleo diet and gain an understanding of it’s’ benefits to your health. This class opens ...
$60 Chef Lisa Brisch
Wednesday September 27, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
BEEF IT UP
Beef in all its’ forms is a food we love and can be prepared many ways. This lesson teaches about ...
$65 Chef Amy Barnes
Thursday September 28, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
EASY ENTERTAINING WITH ONE POT
From oven to table, one pot meals can be amazingly satisfying and delicious. They lend themselves to easy preparation for groups of all sizes. Come for a fun & delicious lesson to learn new recipes which will make your entertaining easy, fun and delicious. Our lesson is Chicken and Green and Black Olive Skillet Tagine; Lentil and Sauce Stew with Fresh Sage; Spicy Mussels with Chorizo; Sausage Drop Biscuit Skillet Dinner with Guinness; Bundt Pan Pasta Loaf with Sun-dried Tomato, Fresh Basil and Fontina Cheese; & Thai One Pot (Thai-Inspired Pork and Rice made in one pot). We won’t forget a one-pot dessert which is a giant Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel Cookie in a skillet.
$60 Chef Terri Milligan
Friday September 29, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LUNCH & LEARN Flank Steak Pinwheels stuffed with Spinach & Feta
Invite a friend to join you and treat yourselves to a delicious lunch & lesson at our DEMONSTRATION. The lesson is Flank Steak Pinwheels stuffed with Spinach & Feta, served with Mushroom Orzo cooked with Parmesan & Wine. Dessert will be Cream Chocolate Mousse Pie with Graham Cracker Crust.
$28 Chef Amy Barnes
Saturday September 30, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
PIE PREFERENCES
People everywhere love Pie! Pick your flavor, serve it hot or cold and everyone is happy! Come learn to create your own bit of happiness in this fun class! Our lesson begins on how to master making a Crust. From there we’ll dive into making these yummy combinations! Join us to learn Savory Caramelized Pear Pie with Walnut Crust and Balsamic dressed Greens; Coconut Custard Pie with Dark Rum Whipped Cream and Candied Almonds; Maple Buttermilk Pie; Coffee Cream Pie with Chocolate Shortbread Crust and Chocolate covered Coffee Beans; Blueberry Sour Cream Pie with Brown Sugar Crumble; Cheddar, Sweet Corn and Caramelized Onion Pie, & Dutch Apple Cinnamon Slab Pie.
$60 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Saturday September 30, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
TIKI PARTY
Embrace the foods and flavors of Polynesian specialties! Our party will prepare you for celebrations you can create for your own friends! Come join the fun as we work together & learn this amazing party menu. The lesson is Shrimp Toasts; Sweet and Sticky Chicken Wings; Coconut Shrimp with Mango Dipping Sauce; Chicken Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce; Spring Rolls with Carrot-Ginger Dipping Sauce; Curried Rice Salad; Banana-Coconut Bread with Macadamia Nuts; & Pineapple and Mango Rum Cocktails.
$60 Chef Lisa Brisch

October Classes
Call Sweet Basil Cooking School to register at 480-596-5628.
COOKING WITH HERBS & SPICES Herbs and Spices create depth and interest to any recipe from soup to dessert. Discover how to enhance your cookingChef Terri Milligan
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Tuesday October03, 2017 9:30 am- 12:30 pm
THE FRENCH BAKER
If you are a baker at heart, enjoy a class that will show you how to create & bake these timeless French Pastries! This class teaches Honey Tuile Napoleons; Butterscotch Crème Brulee with Caramel Corn; Chocolate Dulce de Leche Tart; Almond Apple Galette; Coconut-roasted Pineapple Dacquoise; warm Chocolate Cakes with Salted Butter Caramel Sauce, & Kirsch Orange Babas.
$60Chef Melissa Stockmar
Tuesday October 03, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm ESSENCE OF COOKING
This 12-week culinary course is for those who want to learn about all facets of cooking to become good, well-rounded home cooks. This series includes lectures; written materials; demonstrations of culinary terms; techniques & tools; ingredient selection; menu planning & presentation techniques. Hands-on lessons are: Knife Skills & Kitchen Basics; Soups & Sauces; Sauté; Egg Cookery; Grilling & Roasting; Fish & Shellfish; Potatoes, Pasta & Rice; Breads; Desserts; Hors d’oeuvres; international Cuisine; & Graduation Dinner.
$780
Chef Amy Barnes
Wednesday October 04, 20179:30 am - 12:30 pm MEDITERRANEAN MYSTIQUE
Make your next culinary adventure an introduction to the foods and flavors of this beautiful region. These light and delicious flavor combinations are wonderful for family meals or entertaining! Come to learn Turkey Meatballs with Lemon Dill Yogurt Sauce; Grilled Eggplant with Sesame and Herbs; Herb, Chickpea and Yogurt Soup with Parsley and Dill; Herb and Pistachio Couscous Salad; Pomegranate and Orange Chicken Kebabs, and Faro with Mushrooms and Thyme. Dessert will be luscious Lemon Olive Oil Cake.
$60Chef Lisa Brisch
Wednesday October 04, 20176:30 pm - 9:30 pm CAST IRON GOODNESS
Learn how and why Cast Iron cooking has stood the test of time for generations. The secrets of using cast iron successfully are explored, so join us to prepare Seared & Butter Basted Rib-Eye Steaks with Rosemary and Shallots; One pan Roasted Honey Mustard Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Italian Sausage, and Blackened Fish Tacos with Brown Butter Skillet Cornbread with homemade Vanilla Butter. Dessert will be Iron Skillet Apple Pie with Eggnog Whipped Cream.
$65 Chef Amy Barnes
Thursday October 05, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm COOKING WITH HERBS & SPICES
Herbs and Spices create depth and interest to any recipe from soup to dessert. Discover how to enhance your cooking with these delicious recipes. Our menu is Lemon Mint & Rosemary Risotto; Corn and Crab Fritters with Herb Aioli; Fresh Fruit Salad with Lavender Candied Walnuts and Vanilla Bean Mango Vinaigrette; Herb and Cheddar Scones with edible Flower Butter; Herb Grilled Eggplant with Herb Crumbs and Salsa Verde, and Curry Chicken Brochettes with Lemon Ginger Sauce. Dessert is Mint Shortcakes with Grand Marnier-infused Fruit.
$60
Wednesday September 06, 2017
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
THAI IT ON!
If you love the foods and flavors of Thai cuisine this class will teach you to create it easily at home. Join us for a fun class to learn these specialties: Thai Grilled Pork Skewers with Tamarind Chili Sauce; Green Curry & Lemongrass Shrimp with Noodles; Spicy Tofu with Red Peppers & Peanuts; Yellow Curry Chicken with Vegetables; Spicy Thai Beef with Coconut Rice, and Vegetable Pad Thai. Dessert is Thai Coconut Ice Cream with Crystallized Ginger.
$65Chef Linda Martin
Friday October 06, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LUNCH & LEARN - OKTOBERFEST
Come for a fun & delicious lesson focused on traditional Oktoberfest! This DEMONSTRATON teaches an authentic delicious menu of Viennese Breaded Pork Cutlet with Emmenthaler Cheese & Herbed Spaetzle. Dessert will be Apple Strudel with Cranberries and Kirsch Whipped Cream.
$28 Chef Amy Barnes
Friday October 06, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GOURMET COUPLES
Invite your partner to share a fun evening creating a delicious three course meal with a sampling of wines. Our gourmet menu is Creamy White Truffle Deviled Eggs with Cayenne & Chives and Mixed Greens tossed with Bacon-Balsamic Dressing, served with Pinto Grigio. The entrée is Pan Roasted Chicken with Shallots, Mushrooms, fresh Rosemary, Lemon & White Wine; Charred Tomatoes, Asian Eggplant, & Zucchini with Basil Oil; Masala Spice Mashed Potatoes, and Oven Roasted Spiral Cut Yellow Squash with fresh Herbs served with Merlot. Dessert is Bittersweet Chocolate Pudding Cakes with Whipped Cream & Shaved Chocolate.
$150 per couple Chef Linda Martin
Thursday September 07, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
CUISINE OF THE ARIZONA DESERT $65 Chef Linda Martin
Friday September 08, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LUNCH & LEARN Fire and Ice Salad of Melon, Berries, and Prosciutto with Lime Chili Vinaigrette $28 Chef Terri Milligan
Saturday October 07, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm KIDS COOK COMFORT FOODS
Kids can make favorite comfort foods just like Mom! This class is for people ages 8 to 12 who like to cook. Come learn these satisfying recipes so you can make them for your family! Our lesson is Macaroni and Cheese Chowder; Pretzel Crusted Chicken Fingers with Honey Mustard Sauce; Sloppy Joe Biscuit Cups; Beef Stir-Fry with Pineapple and Basmati Rice; Supreme Pound Cake with Berry Sauce.
$60 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Saturday October 07, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
OKTOBERFEST
Join our party which marks the festivities in Munich that draws thousands each year to a national celebration. We will prepare and enjoy the amazing traditional foods along with a “stein” of beer! Come learn to prepare these favorites including: Pretzel Bites with Beer Cheese Dipping Sauce; Sweet and Sour Cabbage Salad with Apple and Fennel; Pork Tenderloin with Mustard and Onion over fresh Spaetzle; Grilled Brats and Beer; Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Dijon and Walnuts, and Warm Potato Salad with Beer and Mustard Dressing. Dessert is Black Forest Chocolate Cookies.
$60 Chef Lisa Brisch
Tuesday October 10, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ONE POT MEALS
Make your dinners easy using just one pot to make the meal! Our combination provides a lot of choices for satisfying family dinners! Come to learn Spicy Chili with Garlic; Beef and Broccoli Soup; Creamy Lemon Chicken with Mushrooms and Asparagus; Pork Chops with Balsamic Tomato Strata; Spicy Sausage and Kale Sauté with crispy Polenta; Five Spice Vietnamese Beef Stew, and Roasted Red Pepper, Spinach, and Garlic Risotto with Basil Oil.
$60 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Wednesday October 11, 20179:30 am - 12:30 pmNOODLES OF THE WORLD
Every culture has a way of using noodles as a staple of their culinary traditions. Learn about the variety of Noodles from around the world. Our lesson is Beef Stroganoff with Spaetzle; Crispy Noodle Cake with Stir-Fried Chicken and Bok Choy; Fresh Pasta with Fresh Tomato Pesto; Japanese-style Stir-Fried Noodles with Beef; Sesame Chicken Noodle Salad with Oranges and Scallions; Mushroom Lasagna with Creamy Béchamel, and BLT Pasta.
$60Chef Lisa Brisch
Wednesday October 11, 20176:30 pm - 9:30 pm SPICE IT UP!
This class of hot & spicy foods raises the bar with recipes that will challenge most spice lovers! Come see if we can knock your socks off with the challenge of this lesson. Make Baked Chicken Meatballs with Pineapple Mango Ghost Pepper Sauce; Sriracha grilled Asian Flank Steak; Jalapeno stuffed Turkey Burgers on Pretzel Buns; Tejano-style Serrano Shrimp Cocktail with Serrano Chilies; Habanero Hellfire Chili with Golden Sweet Corn Bread; Thai Green Curry Chicken over Jasmine Rice, and Amy’s Dangerous Beer Margaritas.
$65 Chef Amy Barnes
Thursday October 12, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm FALL HARVEST DINNER
Make your next dinner party themed to celebrate the bounty of the fall harvest. This dynamic menu & lesson teaches Root Vegetable Salad with Pomegranates and Hard Cider Vinaigrette; Multi-colored Maple Roasted Carrots with Mint & Lemon Yogurt Crème; Baked Brie en Croute with Apple-Pear and Dried Fruit; Pumpkin spiced Scones with Cinnamon Butter, & Coffee-rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Ancho-Coconut Reduction. Dessert will be Pear Gingerbread Upside Down Cake. We’ll enjoy this harvest menu with Cranberry Ginger Moscow Mule.
$60 Chef Terri Milligan
Thursday October 12, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm MEXICAN FAVORITES
Learn to create your own Mexican favorites at home with these lessons! From here you can create the most amazing Fiestas of your own! Our lesson is Charred Corn & Smashed Avocado Guacamole with Homemade Tortilla Chips; Marinated & Grilled Tacos al Carbon; Chicken & Cheese Enchiladas Verdes; Classic Chile Rellenos with Ranchero Sauce; Mexican Rice, and; Spicy Black Beans with Chorizo & Chipotle Cream. Dessert is Tres Leches Cake. We’ll enjoy it all with an icy cold Margarita.
$65Chef Linda Martin
Friday October 13, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
LUNCH & LEARN
Here is a menu with rich savory flavors which are so appealing this time of year. Come enjoy this DEMONSTRATION lesson with a lunch that teaches Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Rosemary Balsamic Sauce, served with Roasted Brussels Sprouts flavored with Bacon and Onion. Dessert is Butterscotch Meringue Bars.
$28 Chef Lisa Brisch
Friday October 13, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
GOURMET COUPLES
Invite your partner to share a fun evening creating a delicious three course meal with a sampling of wines. Our gourmet menu is Creamy White Truffle Deviled Eggs with Cayenne & Chives and Mixed Greens tossed with Bacon-Balsamic Dressing, served with Pinto Grigio. The entrée is Pan Roasted Chicken with Shallots, Mushrooms, fresh Rosemary, Lemon & White Wine; Charred Tomatoes, Asian Eggplant, & Zucchini with Basil Oil; Masala Spice Mashed Potatoes, and Oven Roasted Spiral Cut Yellow Squash with fresh Herbs served with Merlot. Dessert is Bittersweet Chocolate Pudding Cakes with Whipped Cream & Shaved Chocolate
$150 per coupleChef Linda Martin
Saturday October 14, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm CLASSIC BAKING
If you’re interested in learning to bake; the classics are a good starting place to understand the foundation of baking. Come learn to create these specialties including Chocolate-Crunch Caramel Tart; Orange Sabayon Cake with Chocolate Mousse and Ganache; Plum and Vanilla Strudel with Chambord Ice Cream; Focaccia with Almonds and Rum-soaked Dried Fruit. Dessert is Bittersweet Chocolate Soufflé, and Lemon Cream Puffs.
$60Chef Melissa Stockmar
Saturday October 14, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SPOOKTACULAR FUN
We’re having a Halloween party and you’re invited! Our friend Bobby Griggs will be our Chef so expect amazing food and lots of funny stories he shares! This fun afternoon of cooking includes a DEMONSTRATION serving up deliciously ghoulish foods including Wicked Witches Chili with Sausage, Onions & Peppers; Bloody Spicy Corn Bread; Spider Webbed Calabacitas with Corn, Green Chile, Red Pepper and Zucchini, and Batty Blackberry Tart. We’ll enjoy it all with specialty Margaritas made with Jalapenos and Grand Marnier (regular Margaritas also) and Zombies’ Frothy Melon Cocktail. For this Party class, we encourage you to dress as your favorite Halloween character! There will be a costume contest with prizes for the most creative creatures!
$30
Chef Bobby Griggs
Tuesday October 17, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm FAMILY DINNERS
Cooking for your family is fun when you are asked over and over again for dishes your family members love! Come for a great lesson & see how many of these recipes they’ll crave! Our menu is Quinoa Caprese Salad with Basil Balsamic Dressing; Chicken Taco Soup with Lime Sour Cream; Mozzarella stuffed Turkey Meatballs with Creamy Marinara Sauce; Garlicky Shrimp Penne Alfredo; Creamy Dijon Rosemary Chicken, and Beef and Cheese Skillet Cobbler. Dessert is Caramel Applesauce Spiced Bars.
$60 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Wednesday October 18, 20179:30 am - 12:30 pm
FISHIN’ FOR FUN
This class offers fresh new ways to prepare Fish giving you delicious easy dinner options. Join in to expand your repertoire and enjoy our lesson of Moqueca (Brazilian Fish Stew); California Fish Tacos; Popcorn Shrimp with Lemon Parmesan Dipping Sauce; Salmon Cakes with Cucumber Tartar Sauce; Olive Oil Poached Fish Fillets with Tomato Sherry Vinaigrette; Salad Nicoise with Grilled Tuna, and Oven Steamed Salmon with Champagne Butter Sauce.
$60 Chef Lisa Brisch
Wednesday October 18, 20176:30 pm - 9:30 pm
HEALTHY CASSEROLES
Casseroles make delicious one pot meals that are versatile for families on the go. We’re taking them one step further by introducing combinations of delicious and healthy Casseroles. Come learn amazing new meals for your family. Our lesson is King Ranch Chicken, Mushroom, Sharp Cheddar, and Quinoa Casserole; Italian spiced Ground Beef, diced Tomatoes & Whole Wheat Pasta Casserole; Penne Pasta, Olive Oil, Roasted Butternut Squash and Bacon Casserole; Roasted Sausage and Polenta Casserole; Three Cheese Macaroni with Gorgonzola, Parmesan & Mozzarella, & Deep Dish Wild Mushroom and Lentil Cottage Pie. Dessert will be Apple-Cranberry Bread Pudding with Light Whipped Cream.
$65 Chef Amy Barnes
Thursday October 19, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm SQUASH IT!
Whether you select Buttercup, Butternut, Acorn or Pumpkin, cooking with winter squash is a sure sign fall is here! Enjoy the rich natural flavors of these specialty recipes & enjoy the fun of using all these varieties. Our lesson is Autumn Salad with Maple-roasted Squash, Spiced Pepitas, Apples & Dried Cranberries; Winter Squash, Black Bean and Quinoa Enchiladas; Spiced Winter Squash Bisque with Pomegranate garnish; Roasted Squash wedges with crispy Barley Crumbs; Campanelle Pasta with roasted Winter Squash, Baby Arugula and Caramelized Onions, and Pumpkin “Donut” Muffins with Five Spice Maple Butter. Dessert is Pumpkin Mousse with Walnut Toffee Crunch.
$60 Chef Terri Milligan
Thursday October 19, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm FISH FRY
Learn to create these popular & delicious specialties so you can create your own fun parties with these treats. Our lesson is Crab Cakes with Lemon-Caper Remoulade; Beer Battered Fish with Fresh Lemon; Buttermilk & Cornmeal Fried Catfish with Homemade Tartar Sauce; Oven Roasted Cod with Lemon-Parsley Crumbs; Fried Hush Puppies, and Creamy Southern Cole Slaw. Dessert is Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream.
$65 Chef Linda Martin

Friday October 20, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLUNCH & LEARN
Enjoy a delicious lunch and lesson you can enjoy preparing with friends. Our DEMONSTRATION is Shrimp and Autumn Roasted Pear Salad with Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette, Spiced Pepitas and Blue Cheese, served with Orange Cranberry Muffins. Dessert will be White Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Mousse with Amaretti Crumble.
$65 Chef Linda Martin
Friday October 20, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm GOURMET COUPLES
Bring your partner for an evening of amazing cooking with other couples to create this gourmet menu. Our lesson is Brie & Sherried Mushrooms on Crostini and Fire-Roasted Corn Salad with Lime, Red Chilies, & Cotija Cheese served with Riesling. The entrée is Pan Seared New York Steak with Port-Rosemary Sauce; Black Pepper Biscuits with Sweet Cream Butter; Asparagus Roasted with Shallots & Pistachios and Miso-Maple Sweet Potatoes, served with Shiraz. Dessert will be White Chocolate Bread Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream & Bourbon Praline Sauce.
$150 per couple Chef Linda Martin
Saturday October 21, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
BRUNCH BOUNTY
Plan a day time party for the special people in your life & offer them this beautiful menu. Our lesson is Pumpkin Spiced Muffins with Coconut Topping; Cranberry and Apple-glazed Turkey Breasts; Crepes with Smoked Salmon and Eggs with Dill Cream Sauce; Caramelized Onion Herb Potato Casserole; Roasted Chicken, Bacon, and Arugula Quiche, & Butternut Squash, Pancetta, and Spinach Strata. Dessert is Apple and Almond Turnovers with Maple Glaze. We’ll enjoy a sparkling Mimosa with this great meal!
$60 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Saturday October 21, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm WOK FOR ALL!
Bring out the Wok to put together any of these specialties. This class should inspire lots of great meals with a wide variety of combinations. Sign up and learn Basil Chicken; Vietnamese-Style Beef with Garlic, Black Pepper, and Lime; Singapore Noodles; Steamed Dumplings; Fried Rice with Bean Sprouts and Peas, and Sweet and Spicy Ginger Green Beans. Dessert is Thai Fried Bananas.
$60 Chef Lisa Brisch
Tuesday October 24, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm SOUTHWEST SPECTACULAR
There are lots of reasons to love Southwest cuisine! Our menu is an example of the flavors, diversity and dynamics of Southwest foods. Come learn and gain the knowledge so you can create these delicious specialties including: Southwest Fire-roasted Corn and Potato Chowder with Poblano Pesto; Grilled Vegetable Flautas with Ancho Chili Tomato Sauce; New Mexico Chili glazed Chicken with Hominy Polenta; Honey Chipotle glazed Flank Steak with Roasted Poblano Garlic Potatoes; Cheesy Southwest Chorizo, Squash and Potato Skillet, and Pork Tenderloin with Red Chili Glaze and Apple Pecan Chutney. Dessert is Grilled Pineapple with Butter Rum Glaze and Mascarpone flavored Ice Cream.
$60 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Wednesday October 25, 20179:30 am - 12:30 pm FABULOUS FALL FINGER FOODS
Plan your next party or gathering around this seasonal Autumn menu. Your guests will count themselves lucky to be included when you serve them this menu. Join us for a fun morning of cooking to learn Cranberry Baked Brie Bites; Caramelized Onion Dip with Gruyere; Butternut Squash and Sage Crostini; Pumpkin and Parmesan Scones; Roast Pork Sliders with Rosemary au Jus, and Roast Beef Canapés with Homemade Boursin and Roasted Peppers. Dessert is Cinnamon Apple Wontons with Bourbon Caramel Sauce.
$60 Chef Lisa Brisch
Thursday October 26, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm GATHERING OF FRIENDS
Gather friends and family that you haven’t touched base with all summer and serve them this fun entertaining menu. Come learn Shrimp, Mango and Avocado Mini-Tostadas; Wild Mushroom & Basil Ricotta Crostini with Balsamic reduction; Bourbon Barbeque Steak Sliders with Caramelized Whiskey Onions; Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Apple and Pomegranate Salad; Homemade s’mores made with homemade Marshmallows & Homemade Graham Crackers. Enjoy it all with Apple Cider & Pomegranate Autumn Sangria.
$60 Chef Terri Milligan
Thursday October 26, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm THE SPANISH TABLE
This lesson opens the door to authentic Spanish specialties which are interesting, delicious and can be great for entertaining. This inspiring lesson is Red Onion & fresh Orange Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette; Grilled Pork Kebabs with Spanish Paprika, Curry, & Coriander; Empanadas with Steak & Goat Cheese; Potato Tapas with Chorizo & Rioja Sauce; Seafood Paella with Lemon-Parsley Gremolata; Spanish Meatball Tapas with Tomato-Saffron Sauce, and Lemon Mini Magdalena Cakes. We’ll enjoy these great foods with Red Wine Sangria.
$65 Chef Linda Martin
Friday October 27, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm LUNCH & LEARN
Plan a fun day with lunch that offers a delicious menu you could use for entertaining. Our DEMONSTRATION is Prosciutto-wrapped Salmon with Tomato Basil Sauce & Balsamic Syrup, served with Roasted Asparagus with Olive Oil & Lemon Zest. Dessert is Homemade Ice Cream Sundaes with Amaretto-Chocolate Sauce, Whipped Cream & a Cherry.
$28 Chef Linda Martin
Friday October 27, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm GOURMET COUPLES
Partners will cook together as we prepare this three course meal and enjoy it all with a sampling of wines. The first course is Pan Roasted Bacon-wrapped Chorizo filled Dates and Carrot-Cumin Soup with Toasted Pecans, served with Riesling. The entrée is Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Guava Glaze, Black Bean Sauce & Mango Salsa; Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce; Charred Zucchini with Basil Oil; and Hatch Chile, and White Cheddar oven roasted Potatoes, served with Merlot. Dessert is Mocha Pots de Crème with Spiced Whipped Cream.
$150 per couple Chef Linda Martin
Saturday October 28, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm CUPCAKE CRAZY
Cupcakes set the stage with many great flavors of Cakes and toppings that can make an occasion an extraordinary celebration! Come enjoy a fun morning of baking to learn Orange Sherbet Cupcakes with Candied Citrus Butter Cream; Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes with Shortbread Cinnamon Leaves; Salted Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes with edible Lemon Bavarian and Candied Lemon Slices, and Coconut Macaroon Cupcakes.
$60 Chef Melissa Stockmar
Saturday October 28, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmSPOOKY FOODS!
Calling all Witches, Ghosts & Goblins! If you are 8 or above, this is your time to learn a menu that will be spooky to all! Family & friends may be scared at first, but then so happy to eat what you make them with these recipes! Come for a lesson of Witch Finger Cheese Straws; Roasted Pumpkin Seed Hummus with Pita Chips; Pumpkin Deviled Eggs; Spider Web Taco Dip; Skewered Steak Guts with Pumpkin Aioli; Monster Eyes (Sausage Cheese Balls);Spooky Boo Brownies, and Beverage of Poison Apple Punch.
$60Chef Lisa Brisch

November Classes
Call Sweet Basil Cooking School to register at 480-596-5628.
 
 
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Wednesday November 01, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
PRESSURE COOKER, SLOW COOKER
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$60
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Wednesday November 01, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
SOUTHWEST THE BEAUTIFUL
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$65
 
Chef Amy Barnes
 
 
 
Thursday November 02, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
AUTUMN IN TUSCANY
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$65
 
Chef Terri Milligan
 
 
 
Thursday November 02, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
LADIES NIGHT OUT
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$65
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
 
Friday November 03, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 
LUNCH & LEARN Chicken, Asiago and Pear Tart
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$28
 
Chef Amy Barnes
 
 
 
Friday November 03, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
GOURMET COUPLES
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$150 per couple
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
 
Saturday November 04, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
KIDS & PARENTS COOK
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$60 per person
 
Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Saturday November 04, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 
THAI TREASURES
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$65
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Tuesday November 07, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
ROAST & BRAISE
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$60
 
Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Wednesday November 08, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
MAKE AHEAD MEALS
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$60
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Wednesday November 08, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
INFLAMATORY REMEDIES
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$65
 
Amy Baragar, Chef Amy Barnes
 
 
 
Thursday November 09, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
SIDE DISH SUPERSTARS
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$60
 
Chef Terri Milligan
 
 
 
Thursday November 09, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
TAMALE TREASURES
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$65
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
 
Friday November 10, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 
GOURMET COUPLES
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$28
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Friday November 10, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
GOURMET COUPLES
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$150 per couple
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
 
Saturday November 11, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
BREAD BASICS
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$60
 
Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Saturday November 11, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 
FALL IN PROVENCE ~ A FOOD LOVERS PARADISE
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$65
 
Hallie Harron
 
 
 
Tuesday November 14, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
GLUTEN FREE GOODNESS
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$60
 
Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Wednesday November 15, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
HEALTHY THANKSGIVING
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$60
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Wednesday November 15, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
PASTA SECRETS
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$65
 
Chef Amy Barnes
 
 
 
Thursday November 16, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
ITALIAN COCKTAIL PARTY
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$65
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
 
Friday November 17, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 
LUNCH & LEARN Herb Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Fig & Port Sauce
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$30
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
 
Friday November 17, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
GOURMET COUPLES
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$150 per couple
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
 
Saturday November 18, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
MAGICAL MACARONS
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$60
 
Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 
CHOPSTICK LOVE
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$40
 
Chef J Whiting, Gus Dallas
 
 
 
Tuesday November 21, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
PIE PLEASURES
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$60
 
Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Wednesday November 22, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
SOUP & BREAD NATURALS
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$60
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Friday November 24, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 
LUNCH & LEARN Butternut Squash, Goat Cheese & Spinach Strudel
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$28
 
Chef Terri Milligan
 
 
 
Friday November 24, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
GOURMET COUPLES
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$150 per couple
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
 
Saturday November 25, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
GINGERBREAD HOUSES
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$60
 
Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Saturday November 25, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 
BITE SIZED HOLIDAY FAVORITES
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$65
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Tuesday November 28, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
FISH FOR FAMILIES
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$60
 
Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Wednesday November 29, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
PALEO PRIMER
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$60
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Wednesday November 29, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
GRILL FRIENDLY
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$65
 
Chef Amy Barnes
 
 
 
Thursday November 30, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
MOROCCAN MAGIC
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$60
 
Chef Terri Milligan
 
 
 
Thursday November 30, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
OSSO BUCCO
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$70
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
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Friday December 01, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 
LUNCH & LEARN Pan-fried Balsamic Glazed Sirloin Steak
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$28
 
Chef Amy Barnes
 
 
 
Friday December 01, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
GOURMET COUPLES
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$150 per couple
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
 
Saturday December 02, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
HOLIDAY COOKIES
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$70
 
Chef Linda Martin, Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Saturday December 02, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 
ITALIAN COCKTAIL PARTY
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$65
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Tuesday December 05, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
HOLIDAY COOKIES
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$70
 
Chef Linda Martin, Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Wednesday December 06, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
PERFECT PARTY BITES
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$60
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Wednesday December 06, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
TEMPTING TAMALES
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$65
 
Chef Amy Barnes
 
 
 
Thursday December 07, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
HEALTHY HOLIDAY PARTY
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$60
 
Chef Terri Milligan
 
 
 
Thursday December 07, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
HOLIDAY COOKIES
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$70
 
Chef Linda Martin, Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Friday December 08, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 
LUNCH & LEARN Bistro Steak
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$28
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Friday December 08, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
GOURMET COUPLES
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$150 per couple
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
 
Saturday December 09, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
HOLIDAY COOKIES
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$70
 
Chef Linda Martin, Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Saturday December 09, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 
BEEF TENDERLOIN PARTY
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$70
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Tuesday December 12, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
HOLIDAY COOKIES
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$70
 
Chef Linda Martin, Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Wednesday December 13, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
NEW YEAR’S EVE COCKTAIL PARTY
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$60
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Wednesday December 13, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
BEEF WELLINGTON
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$70
 
Chef Amy Barnes
 
 
 
Thursday December 14, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
BEAUTIFUL BRUNCH
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$60
 
Chef Terri Milligan
 
 
 
Thursday December 14, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
HOLIDAY COOKIES
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$70
 
Chef Linda Martin, Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Friday December 15, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 
LUNCH & LEARN Roasted Root Vegetable Galette
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$28
 
Chef Terri Milligan
 
 
 
Friday December 15, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
GOURMET COUPLES
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$150 per couple
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
 
Saturday December 16, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
HOLIDAY COOKIES
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$70
 
Chef Linda Martin, Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Saturday December 16, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 
HOLIDAY COOKIES
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$70
 
Chef Linda Martin, Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Tuesday December 19, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
HOLIDAY COOKIES
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$70
 
Chef Linda Martin, Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Wednesday December 20, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
FRENCH HOLIDAY DINNER
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$70
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Wednesday December 20, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
SOUPS ON!
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$65
 
Chef Amy Barnes
 
 
 
Thursday December 21, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
HOLIDAY COOKIES
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$70
 
Chef Linda Martin, Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Friday December 22, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 
LUNCH & LEARN Boeuf Bourguignonne
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$30
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
 
Friday December 22, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
GOURMET COUPLES
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$150 per couple
 
Chef Linda Martin
 
 
 
Saturday December 23, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
HOLIDAY COOKIES
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$70
 
Chef Linda Martin, Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Saturday December 23, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 
HOLIDAY COOKIES
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$70
 
Chef Linda Martin, Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Tuesday December 26, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
KIDS COOK
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$60
 
Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Wednesday December 27, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
WOK IT ALL
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$60
 
Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Wednesday December 27, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
SOUTHWEST SPIRIT
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$65
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Thursday December 28, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
CHICKEN INTERNATIONAL
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$60
 
Chef Terri Milligan
 
 
 
Thursday December 28, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
PALEO PRIMER
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$65
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Friday December 29, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 
LUNCH & LEARN Asparagus and Gruyere Puff Pastry Tart
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$28
 
Chef Terri Milligan
 
 
 
Friday December 29, 2017 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
 
GOURMET COUPLES
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$150 per couple
 
Chef Lisa Brisch
 
 
 
Saturday December 30, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
 
FAMILY COOKING
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$60 per person
 
Chef Melissa Stockmar
 
 
 
Saturday December 30, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 
CHEESE AND WINE PARTY
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$65
 
Chef Lisa Brisch