Scheduled Dates

4/9/2018   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
4/16/2018   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
4/23/2018   06:30 PM  09:30 PM
4/30/2018   06:30 PM  09:30 PM

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Cooking 101

Dates: 4/9/2018 to 4/30/2018
Schedule: Mo 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM

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Located in : Interactive Culinary Centre, Main Room
Instructor: Thierry Meret

Regular Student: $399.00

Are you eager to build a good knowledge base and get inspired in your own kitchen? This 4 class program a fantastic way to do it. 

This course is designed to help you sharpen your cooking skills and to better understand the science behind the heat.

Confidence is the key to the kitchen door and our veteran chef will guide you in all the steps to get there.

Each week will focus on specific fundamental skills that will provide you with all the necessary tools to create fantastic dishes from starter to finish.

Week #1 (3 hours) – Breaking the ice

1. To your blade: Understanding knifes and their use
The essencial: Creating flavorful stocks from scratch
3. The spark: 
Fabulous world of small plates and intense soups
Perfect balance: OMG dressing | Emulsified sauces 

Week #2 (3 hours) – Wheat and water

1. Introduction to fish and Shellfish
Less is more: Bisque and sauces
Poach that fish: the art of keeping it moist
Mash it down: Looks like mash, taste like..  whoa!

Week #3 (3 hours) – Putting your act together

1. Mastering your meat: what to get and how to cook it
ABC of potatoes: from gratin to sauce
Finish your veggies: from candied to braised
Risotto and beyond: Going nut for that grain

Week #4 (3 hours) – Short and sweet

1. Understanding your crusts
2. Curds & Creams: 2 techniques, endless applications
3. French pastry in less then 10 minutes
4. The art of caramelizing: the finishing touch

Class Format: Hands On / Demonstration
Class length: 12 hours (4 classes of 3 hours each)

All 4 classes includes a meal and a beverage. Please feel free to bring one of your own knife on the very first day  for the sharpening session.


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