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Cooking Classes

Create and savor. Choose a menu or focus on one course and enjoy a lively, tasty and informative cooking class. Smitty's hands-on approach coupled with his knowledge and more than 25 years of teaching experience provide a fun class for friends, family and colleagues. Consider one of our classes or call us to design your own.

Smitty's cooking classes combine demonstration and hands-on techniques. Classes include knife skills, interactive discussions with the Chef and many tasting opportunities.

Classes are available Monday — Sunday, morning, afternoon and evening and typically last 3 to 4 hours. Classes by Smitty are an excellent team building activity, engagement or birthday gift and engaging way to develop your skills in the kitchen. A love for food, passion to experiment and decades teaching adults and children, Smitty offers a remarkable array of cooking classes. Consider purchasing a gift certificate for a loved one or special event.

The Best Breakfast Learn how to make the perfect omelet, light and fluffy French toast and pancakes (with or without fruit), poached eggs and fruit crepes. Create and enjoy sampling the best breakfast foods. Includes handout with chef's tips and recipes. 2-3 hours

Dinner Lesson Choose and create a gourmet four-course dinner. Learn the basic steps to make the meal extraordinary. We will cover the preparation schedule, herbs and spices to season each dish and you will learn how to get the most flavor out of your food. Recipes included. 3-4 hours

Soups and Sauces We will learn soup basics including commonalities across soups and subtle changes that make each soup unique. We will discuss the best soups for specific occasions. You will learn how to make stocks for various soups and sauces and techniques for thickening soups. Dishes may include: Vegetable puree with and without cream; New England Clam Chowder (one of Smitty's sought after specialities!) and Clear broth soups such as Traditional Chicken Noodle. Recipes included. 3 - 4 hours

Meats Learn how to choose and what do do with different cuts. Course covers beef, chicken, pork, lamb and game (optional) as well as various cooking methods including broil, grill, bake, saute and braise. Also, learn how to pick the right sauce. Recipes included. 3-4 hours

Vegetables and Starches Info coming soon! Please call for immediate details.

Appetizers and Cocktail Party Delicacies Create finger foods and easy to eat treats to complement any cocktail hour or party. Dishes may include: Crab and Spinach Strudel, Mushroom Polenta Tower, Basil Brushetta, Stuffed Mushrooms. Recipes included. 3-4 hours

T: 415.902.8494 or 530.412.3598 • P.O. Box 3588 • Olympic Valley, CA 96146•