Discover the cultural significance of Asian cuisines and the precision of Japanese-style cooking in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Diervion. Using regional ingredients, you will practice the methodical techniques of Asian cuisines. Learn how to prepare a hearty beef onigiri followed by deep-fried pork tonkatsu with crab fat infused rice. Next, prepare a classic Vietnamese dish, bò lúc lắc, also known as shaking beef. For dessert, the chef will teach you how to make Japanese coffee jelly with chocolate ganache.
With rice, beef and green onions
Pork Tonkatsu and Crab Fat Butter Rice
With eggs and oyster sauce
Bò Lúc Lắc
With beef, soy sauce, eel sauce and green onions
Japanese Coffee Jelly
With gelatin, espresso, sugar and chocolate ganache
Chef Diervion has a love for teaching culinary. He is very descriptive when he is walking you through a process. I learned from him how to make a homemade hollandaise which is a sauce I have always been wanting to learn. His friendly personality makes you feel welcome and comfortable.
Chef Diervion is a well-rounded culinary artist who has provided his services at the Augusta Nationals Masters golf tournament for several years running. From teaching at his alma mater, Louisiana Culinary Institute, to mentoring high school students, Chef Diervion is a natural educator. He will teach you how to tastefully blend elements from a variety of food traditions.