Cooking Class: Healthy French Country Feast

In this fun, hands-on cooking class with Chef Tess, you’ll cook a flavor-packed menu straight out of a French country kitchen. This class will teach you a variety of techniques: you’ll learn how to make a rolled turkey pesto torchon; you’ll learn how to make a kale salad and a turkey torchon; you’ll learn how to substitute healthier ingredients in classic French recipes. For dessert, you’ll prepare a heavenly blueberry and lemon tart. Chef Tess will also share her secret potato gratin recipe! 


Arugula and Braised Kale Salad

With flax seed, goat cheese and caramelized pecans 

Turkey Breast Torchon

With kale and parsley pesto 

Turnip, Sweet Potato and Creamed Spinach Gratin 

Blueberry and Lemon Curd Tart

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 10
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.
  • LabelsCouples, Healthy, Beginner, Date Night, French

Guest reviews for Chef Tess

Rogelio G.

03 Sep 2019

Great time. Learned so much. Chef Tess was able to work in my Mother's recipe. She was the perfect host. Thanks Chef Tess

$ 115 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Chef Tess
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Chef Tess, classically trained under world-class chefs, is experienced in a wide range of techniques and cuisines from rustic Italian to molecular gastronomy. She spent years in the restaurant industry and even achieved second place on the Food Network’s "Chopped." Now, Chef Tess focuses her passion for food by teaching people how to cook simple and satisfying food. She's also been part of  a talk show series on YouTube called "Good Mythical Morning."

Event location: Portland

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