Our classes are taught by Chef Natasha who is a graduate of The French Culinary Institute in New York City and spent 14 years creating culinary curriculum for Williams-Sonoma stores worldwide. Natasha has been recently selected to represent Kansas on the Today Show & was the winner of Guy’s Grocery Games – Clearance Wars episode. Teaching cooking and understanding food is Chef Natasha’s passion. You will leave with great culinary information, detailed recipes, & a full belly!
May 22: Cooking Towards a Healthy Lifestyle
Spring and summer provide the perfect opportunity for a few healthy additions to our day-to-day meals. Together we will learn how to utilize fresh herbs, vegetables and fruits to make ordinary chicken and vegetables so much better. Let’s swap out fats with flavor – from marinades to salsas and sauces. On the menu: jerk chicken with pineapple salsa and avocado-cucumber relish, grilled vegetables with fresh tomato topping and herb vinaigrette, roasted potatoes with chimichurri sauce.
June 5: Latin Dinner Party
Create a fiesta for your next dinner party with this Latin-themed menu. On the menu: Summer Melon & Mint Agua Fresca, Hearts of Palm & Avocado Salad, Ropa Viega (braised beef with annatto & tomatoes) with Corn & Zucchini Torta and Pineapple Skewers with Rum & Molasses
June 12: International Grilling: Chicken
Economical and liked by all – our dinner tables are often graced with chicken. With three new recipes from around the world – you’ll take the boredom out of ordinary chicken. On the menu: Tandoori chicken with Raita & Naan, sticky sweet & spicy Chinese chicken thighs with steamed rice and Peruvian chicken with green sauce & potatoes.
July 3: Make & Take: All American Apple Pie
Wherever you are celebrating our Independence Day – everyone will welcome you with open arms when they see you carrying this apple pie in. Learn how to make a delicious flaky crust and then a delicious fresh apple filling and crumb top. An All-American dessert for our most important American holiday. *Please bring your favorite peeler with you as we are making this pie from scratch!
July 10: Rustic Italian Dinner
Comfort food for so many of us includes big bowls of pasta … but there is so much more to Italian food than pasta. Learn how to create a rustic comforting Italian dinner fit for company but as delicious enjoying in your pjs on the couch! On the menu: Bruschetta con Pomodorini (toasted bread with caramelized tomatoes & ricotta), Ragù di Maiale con Polenta (Pork Rib Ragu with Polenta) and Torta di Prugne e Mandorle (Plum-Almond Cake).
Class cost: $55 per person includes demonstrations, recipes, and a generous tasting from the class. Cancellations must be 36 hours prior to class for a refund or to be moved to another class. Just like any event ticket (even a movie ticket) – we cannot refund, reschedule, or find you a replacement (though you are welcome to find someone in your stead) after those 36 hours.
To sign up for classes – please call the restaurant at 316-928-2899 or sign up online – https://www.ediningexpress.com/live20/607/1679/