In a workshop setting, Chef Neil will teach the Parisian art of making macarons. He has also generously offered to answer questions via email after the class to help you succeed at making these delicious treats at home! On the Menu: Macarons; Chef will demo buttercream filling
Ever get confused about different types of cake batters, fillings and buttercreams? Here’s your chance to learn all the major players including butter based, oil based, sponge, chiffon, mousse, meringues, and flourless AND learn how to slice, fill and decorate them using several different techniques including smooth buttercream, chocolate glazing,...
Tuesday Oct 3rd, 6:30pm
Go beyond the basics and learn how to make cupcakes that rival plated desserts! ON THE MENU: Marshmallow filled Choc Cupcakes (marshmallow fluff, ganache, chocolate cupcakes) Lemon Meringue Cupcakes (yellow cupcakes, lemon curd, swiss meringue) Chocolate Dipped Red Velvet Cupcakes (red velvet cupcakes, white chocolate cream cheese)...
Friday Oct 20th, 5:30pm
Sicily abounds in delicious and exotic baking influenced since the Tenth Century by various invaders, rulers, and foreign chefs. Take a tour of Italy’s largest island province and enjoy a delicious Sicilian menu. On the Menu: Sfincioni: Traditional Palermo focaccia with tomato, onion, breadcrumb, and cheese topping Impanata di Pesce Spada:...
Monday Oct 23rd, 6:30pm
Make and bake a perfect flaky pie crust, apple pie, pumpkin pie and pecan pie. Students will take home some of the pie dough we make in class. ON THE MENU: • Mile High Apple Pie; • Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie; • Fresh Pumpkin Pie; • Classic Flaky Pie Crust; • Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
Monday Nov 20th, 10:30am
ON THE MENU: Tart Dough Caramelized Scallops, Goat Cheese and Crispy Prosciutto Tarts Cool Shallot and Mushroom Tart Smoked Salmon and Jarlsberg Tart Apple and Cheddar Tart Tatin Sweet Potato Tart with Cinnamon Crème Chantilly
Friday Dec 8th, 10:30am
This class is for students who want to learn more advanced buttercream techniques. Intricate scrollwork, painted cakes, textured buttercream, buttercream and royal icing flowers.
Tuesday Dec 12th, 6:30pm
Learn the art of the potted pie from fillings to crust. ON THE MENU: Pot Pie Fritters Vegetable Pot Pie with Buttermilk Biscuit Crust New England Portuguese Seafood Pie Chicken Pot Pie with Flaky Pie Crust Beef Short Rib and Stout Pie Lamb Shephard's Pie with Sweet Potato Crust.
Friday Feb 2nd, 10:30am
Ever wonder how professional bakers make holiday cookies look so good? Here’s your chance to learn! Bake and decorate your favorite holiday shapes. Learn a variety of decorating techniques using royal icing, fondant, edible “bling” and sparkle dust! ON THE MENU: Decorated Sugar Cookies
Saturday Dec 16th, 9am
Mardi Gras is time to enjoy decadent, celebratory recipes that have the power to conjure up a party on their own! You’ll learn classic recipes hailing from New Orleans and Venice that pack an impressive holiday punch! ON THE MENU: King Cake New Orleans Style Beignets Venetian Carnevale Chiacchiere
Saturday Feb 3rd, 6:30pm
Learn how to cover and decorate a cake using fondant. We will provide a pre-baked cake for you to decorate and take home. Focus will be on building a straight cake with a smooth fondant covering. Additional fondant techniques will be demonstrated.
Tuesday Jan 23rd, 6:30pm