Under the instruction of Chef Ed McArdle, you will learn essential cooking principles as you prepare exquisite dishes with quality ingredients in a fully-equipped, state-of-the-art commercial kitchen. Topics include food safety and sanitation, utilizing recipes, weight and volume measurements, measurement scaling, ingredient identification and selection, knife skills, cooking techniques, plate presentation, and other various culinary skills.
Current menu for California Cuisine:
* Artichoke, Kalamata olive Pasta, with fresh shrimp, tomatoes, capers
* Classic Caesar
* Mini Grilled flatbreads (caramelized onion, bacon blue cheese)
* Swiss Chard with raisons
* Meyer Lemon Cheesecake with raspberries, and vanilla sauce
Bring an apron and your best knives. Tuition covers all ingredients and supplies – including lunch!