Cooking Classes

Our classes are taught by Chef Natasha Gandhi-Rue, who is a graduate of The French Culinary Institute in New York City and has spent the last 14 years creating culinary curriculum for Williams-Sonoma stores worldwide. Teaching cooking and learning about food is Chef Natasha’s passion. You will leave with great culinary information, detailed recipes and a full belly.

Give the Gift that Keeps Giving!
Gift Certificates are available for classes.

HOLIDAY COOKIE WORKSHOP
Sunday, Dec 9th; 3 pm
This is a Make & Take Hands-On Cookie Workshop where you will learn how to decorate holiday sugar cookies like a pro using royal icing, sanding sugars, and toppings. You’ll learn to make royal icing as well as how to outline, flood and then decorate. Discover your inner cookie artist! Each participant will decorate and take home their works of art while learning the decorating techniques and enjoying some nibbles. $35 per person.

HOLIDAY BEEF WELLINGTON SUPPER
Sunday, Dec. 16th; 3 pm
Want to impress your friends and family this holiday season? In this class we will teach you how to make a stunning Beef Wellington along with some fabulous sides. On the menu: Shrimp Bisque, Ultimate Beef Wellington with Sweet Potato Gratin with Wilted Greens and Warm Panetone Bread Pudding. $55 per person.

NEW YEAR’S EVE COCKTAIL PARTY
Sunday Dec 23rd; 3 pm One of the most festive nights of the year; let’s put together a menu that allows you to pop open champagne and enjoy with your friends and family! In addition to some delicious appetizers – we will show you how to create a beautiful cheese, meat and veggie platter as well as how to arrange your buffet table to make it show-stopping. On the menu: Sun-Dried Tomato Cheesecake Squares, Smoked Salmon on Crostini with Caper Dill Relish, Avocado Pate with Parsley & Pistachios and Marmalade Glazed Chicken Wings. $45 per person.

To reserve your spot – please call The Kitchen at 316-928-2899.

INSTANT POT 101
Sunday, Jan 13th; 3 pm
Were you lucky enough to get an Instant Pot as a gift but nervous about using it? Join us for a basic electric pressure cooker class – we’ll cover everything from setting up correctly and safely, tips for successful pressure cooking and then together we’ll prepare and sample some great recipes to use with your Instant Pot. The goal of this class is to learn how to use your Instant Pot to its full potential.

HEALTHY IN A HURRY
Sunday, Jan 20th; 3 pm
There are millions of us that resolve to eat healthier for the new year! We want to help you with that by teaching you healthy cooking techniques (sautéing, steaming and roasting) and utilizing more superfoods in your meals. On the menu: Chicken Sauté with Sugar Snaps & Asparagus, Salmon en Papillote with Rainbow Vegetables, Moroccan-Spiced Roasted Vegetables – Quinoa Pilaf and Roasted Apples with Spiced Crumb.

ONE POT MEALS
Sunday, Jan 27th; 3 pm
Having an arsenal of delicious one-pot meals in your repertoire makes weeknight cooking and even entertaining much more relaxing. On the menu: Beef Stroganoff, Roasted Lemon Herb Pork Loin with Root Vegetables, Sausage, Chicken & White Bean Gratin and Skillet Mac & Cheese with Crispy Breadcrumb & Bacon Topping.

To reserve your spot – please call The Kitchen at 316-928-2899.

KNIFE SKILLS
Sunday, Feb 3rd; 3 pm
New Year’s resolutions have just been made so it’s time to hone your knife skills whether you want to eat healthier OR you simply want to cook more. Learning how to properly use knives in the kitchen not only makes your food look better but it also assists in the cooking. Hands-on Class with limited space; please bring a cutting board with you to class! You are also welcome to bring your favorite knife.

DATE NIGHT: VALENTINE’S MENU
Sunday, Feb 10th; 3 pm
Going out to eat is always a lovely treat but if you want to stay home – we’re ready to teach you how to make a delicious meal for two! Come together and celebrate early with this class or surprise your loved one. On the menu: Shrimp, Avocado & Grapefruit Salad, Roasted Game Hens with Potatoes and White Wine Sauce and Chocolate Crème Brulee $45 per person

WINTER SOUPS
Sunday, Feb 17th; 3 pm
These freezing temperatures lend themselves to satisfying bowls of steaming hot soup. On the menu: Chicken Stew with Buttermilk Chive Dumplings, Apple-Leek & Butternut Squash Soup, Bacon Potato Chowder, and Chorizo & Chicken Stew with Avocado Crema.

ONE RECIPE FOUR WAYS
Sunday, Feb 25th; 3 pm
We’re all about being efficient in the kitchen! Learning core cooking techniques and stock recipes makes this a fantastic way to change up your weeknight meals without having to flip through recipe books. On the menu: Classic Chicken Soup, Pot Roast, Roast Chicken and Creamy Mac & Cheese. Each recipe will come with 4 variations.

Class Price: $45 per person. Classes include demonstrations, recipes and tastings. Reservations required. Classes require a 36-hour cancellation.

Reservations required.

To order a gift certificate or sign up for classes – please call The Kitchen at 316-928-2899