Special Events, Scottsdale

Call Sweet Basil Cooking School to register at 480-596-5628.
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

Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CHOPSTICK LOVE Join us for an afternoon of fun and an Oriental cooking lesson when our friends from LA and Phoenix are here to treat you to an amazing sampling of Oriental foods! In the DEMONSTRATION they will show us the best Tools, Pans and Equipment for preparation of each specialty! Come enjoy this fun and creative menu of Dim Sum of little steamed Pork Buns; Vegetable and Shrimp Tempura; Stir-Fry of Beef, Broccoli and Red Pepper with Black Bean and Garlic Sauce; California Rolls, and Steamed Salmon with Snow Peas. We’ll enjoy traditional Almond Cookies, sip Oolong Tea and a Saki Cockail! There will also be gifts for everyone to take home!
$40 Chef J Whiting, Gus Dallas
Saturday November 25, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm GINGERBREAD HOUSES If you are age 8 or above, come decorate your own Gingerbread House, you can decorate with all the trimmings! There will be lots of candy to use to make the most beautiful house of your creation! Each decorator will take their own house home to enjoy through the holidays!
$60 Chef Melissa Stockmar