3-Day Cooking Classes - first week of March and first week of November
Highly skilled chefs provide a hands-on opportunity to learn about distinctive techniques with local ingredients at The Elderberry House Restaurant.
For aspiring chefs and home gourmets, join us for three full days of instruction, each day with a luncheon and five-course dinner. Upon completion of the class, you will receive a certificate and a cookbook with all of the recipes presented during the class.
Upcoming Sessions . . .
2020 Spring and Fall Sessions –
Wednesday, March 4th through Friday, March 6th;
The Life of a Chef – the real life of a Chef!
Wednesday, November 4th through Friday, November 6th;
Winter Soups and Sauces, plus preparation for an Elegant Thanksgiving Feast!
$1,475 per person for 3-day course
Kindly know Single-Day Sessions are available:
with hands-on instruction are available during the Spring and Fall Session.
The Program: Classes start at 9 am with a Continental Breakfast and a recipe outline for the day. After the first 3 hours of instruction, lunch is served. Class continues to 4:00pm, dinner is served at 5:30pm.
Full Day class, $525 per person,
Cost-inclusive of the Full Day class: all recipes, instructions, lunch, a chef’s apron,
a 5-course dinner and your personalized diploma.
In each half-day session, students learn to prepare popular dishes from The Elderberry House Restaurant and some of Chef Robert’s favorites. After a busy morning of cooking from 9am to 1pm, guest chefs will enjoy a delicious lunch served at 1pm.
2020 Upcoming Saturday Sessions:
February 22nd – Mardi Gras;
jambalaya, shrimp and grits, crab cakes, kings cake
March 21st – Sauces and Stocks;
cream based sauce, vegan sauce, vegetarian stock, duck stock, and using different methods,
April 11th – Breakfast Baking and Techniques;
Scones, muffins, vu la vant, quiche, béarnaise, and so much more …,
April 25th – Chef’s Life;
Farmer’s Market and our local professionals that work with the Elderberry House,
June 6th – Butchery and Meat Preparation;
Breaking down meat cuts, aging, cooking and resting,
June 27th – Summer Party Time!;
Canapes, Fruit Appetizers, Gazpacho …,
July 11th – Sweet Summer Hors d’Oeuvres;
mini pies, tortes, lemon bars, sorbets and more,
August 8th – Chocolate Time;
truffles, bonbons, bark, mousse, etc.,
August 22nd – Light and Fresh Summer Sauces;
chimichurri, pesto, lemon beurré blanc, picos and compotes,
September 12th – Kids Day!
Mac and cheese, pasta, bread, cupcakes, pancakes, yum yum yum,
September 26th – Pastries and Bread Making;
bread process, semifreddo, tortes and more,
December 5th – Gingerbread Houses;
Yes, we said it Gingerbread Houses! For guests of all ages!
December 19th – Plan your Perfect Holiday;
whole roasted duck, roasted beef, meat pies, Elderberry House short ribs …
Each class is offered at $325.00 per person all inclusive: Please telephone Ms. Carina Stephens to book your date (559) 683-6800 or email email@example.com
Now you can enjoy some of the Chef Robert’s favorite dishes in the comfort of your own home.