Cooking Class: Rustic Italian with an Elegant Twist

Join Chef Alex for a cooking class featuring a wide range of culinary techniques for preparing a rustic yet elegant seafood menu. Chef Alex will provide his expertise to teach you valuable culinary techniques and innovative flavor combinations.

You'll start off with a cold salmon carpaccio appetizer made with a shaved fennel and shallot slaw accented by avocado and pickled apples. Next up is a tossed seasonal salad. Your entrée will be a rustic cioppino stew with wild-caught seafood, organic peppers and a homemade broth. For dessert, enjoy a refreshing meringue tartlet in a shortbread crust. 


Salmon Carpaccio

With shaved fennel and shallot slaw, avocado and pickled apples

Seasonal Garden Salad 


With local wild seafood, organic peppers and homemade fish broth

Lemon Meringue Tartlet

With scratch shortbread dough

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 15
  • Event Duration 2 hours
  • Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Gourmet, Date Night, Pescatarian, Couples

Guest reviews for Chef Alex

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Bridget Berger

10 May 2022

Chef Alex is fantastic! He has extensive high-end catering experience and has cooked for some of the most prominent people in the region. We were so impressed with him and we had a lovely time. I highly recommend him to anyone in the Seattle area looking for a wonderful culinary experience!

$ 95 Per person

all-inclusive: 2-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Chef Alex
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Chef Alex's passion for cooking was inspired by helping his German oma in the kitchen. Years after creating goulash and spaetzle by her side, he became a classically trained chef. His career with the best catering companies in Washington has seen him serving Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, among others. Through 10 years spent in high-end Seattle catering, Chef Alex has developed a love of teaching and sharing his experiences.

Event location: Seattle

Chef’s Place

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