Exploring, Preserving and Celebrating the Culinary Arts
Class Schedule in Chronological Order
Classes are suitable for ages 16 and up.
CULINARY BOOTCAMP FOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS (ages 15 and up)
3 PART SERIES on Monday, Tue, Wed August 4-6 from 5-8PM (duration 3 hours each lesson). $ 195
So you want to learn how to really cook? Here’s your chance. In this course, you will become well-versed in the fundamentals of cooking. Your assignments will include hands-on training in knife skills, roasting, sautéing, steaming.
Lesson 1 Monday August 4 at 5PM (duration 3 hours)
In this class we will cover the importance of knife skills (slicing, dicing, julienning, chopping, mincing), stocking the pantry, taste and identify spices, how to make a vinaigrettes and simple salad and how to cook the perfect al-dente pasta with accompanying sauces.
Lesson 2 Tuesday August 5 at 5 PM (duration 3 hours)
In this class students will learn how to supreme a chicken breast, the proper technique for sautéing and how to make a pan sauce. We will also cover blanching and refreshing vegetables, and fresh herbs and their food combinations. For dinner students will make:
Sautéed Chicken Cutlets with a pan sauce
Quinoa Salad with Blanched Seasonal Vegetables and Herbs
Lesson 3 Wednesday August 6 at 5PM (duration 3 hours)
Students will learn the proper techniques for grilling and roasting fish and vegetables, how to make marinades and rubs for vegetables and fish, and how to bake a simple cake. Students will cook and eat:
Grilled Fish Steak with a marinade
Grilled and Roasted Local and Seasonal Vegetables
Simple Peach Cake
Terms and conditions:
Classes are non-refundable. If you cannot attend a class for which you
have registered, you must call at least 48 hours prior to the class in
order to receive a class credit. 24 hour cancellations or no-shows will
be billed in full.This applies to gift certificates as well. You may
send someone in your place if you cannot make it to class.
Gift Certificates -- Perfect for Every Taste!
The Charlottesville Cooking School offers gift cards, the perfect gift for the food lover in your life. Give them a gift that is both fun and practical -- cooking lessons! To order click HERE