Cooking Class: Surf and Turf With a Creative Twist

Join Chef Desmond as he guides you through this interactive cooking class featuring fresh seafood, lean meat and innovative flavor methods. Learn how to use fresh ingredients and creative culinary skills to prepare a unique surf and turf menu. Start with scallops paired with okra and mango. Next, prepare a grilled flank steak with balsamic glaze served over a bed of herbed brown rice with chicken stock. For dessert, enjoy a sweet and fruity California fig and grape strudel.



With okra and mango

Grilled Flank Steak 

With balsamic glaze

Herbed Brown Rice 

With chicken stock

California Fig and Grape Strudel

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Gourmet, Beginner, Fun

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Sierra Erickson

09 Dec 2021

Chef Desmond was always so knowledgeable about the techniques and ingredients used in lab. He was an inspiration to learn from and always provided the right environment to be creative and grow in.

$ 99 Per person

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

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Chef Desmond
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Chef Desmond loves using inventive methods to teach others about food and nutrition. He’s even created educational rap lyrics on the subject! He holds a master's degree in nutritional studies from Cambridge, has co-created several textbooks and is currently working his own cookbook. He’s also been featured in print and television, including "Best Leftovers Ever" on Netflix. Chef Desmond is excited to share his creative energy with aspiring chefs of all skill levels.

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