Contact Name: Deb
Title of Event: 21 Acres: Cultivating Cooks: 101
Host/Organization: 21 Acres
Event Date(s) and Time(s): 6/17/14 6:30
Address: 13701 NE 171st St
Description: Learn the basics of cooking seasonally in 5, 2-hour classes teaching hands-on kitchen/cooking skills. This series is just for teens. Participants will prepare, cook and enjoy their creations at the end of each class. Emphasis will be on seasonal, organic, local, and sustainable.
5 Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm: June 17, July 1, July 15, July 29, and August 12.
Class 1- Basic Knife Skills:
How to cut fruits and vegetables. Menu includes: Green salad with a vinaigrette dressing, caprese salad, fruit salad and bruschetta.
Class 2- Breakfast of Champions:
How to cook eggs every way; nutritious grains, dairy products. Menu includes: Scrambled eggs, omelets (French and America), eggs over easy, the perfect hardboiled egg, whole grain pancakes and yogurt parfaits.
Class 3- Baking, Frying, Boiling, Sautee, Blanching:
Menu includes: Kale chips, tater tots, veggies for crudit, and garlic kale dip.
Class 4- Food Groups- Fruit & Vegetables, Dairy, Meats & Proteins:
Menu includes: Mixes grains/legumes, stir fry with vegetables, and fruit desert.
Class 5- Final Class will be the Iron Chef Competition:
Students will pair up and choose from a number of recipes that they can use as guidelines to create their own dish. Participants will be judged on their knowledge of ingredients, proper cooking styles, flavor, teamwork and plate presentations.
$89; $79 for 21 Acres' Members. Register online athttp://cultivatingcooks101.eventbrite.com, by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 425-481-1500.