Prepare an elegant four-course meal in this cooking class featuring the finesse of French culinary techniques. Chef Lana shares time-honored culinary techniques and classic plating tips to help enhance your home-cooked meals.
You'll start with a notorious French appetizer of escargot simmered with lemon and butter. Next, learn how to expertly cook mussels using white wine, garlic, fresh parsley and lemon. Your side is elegant asparagus featuring garlic and sun-dried tomatoes, and a frisée salad drizzled with a lovely homemade vinaigrette. For dessert, learn to master the art of creating delicate crème brûlée with heavy cream and sugar.
With snails, lemon and butter
Moules Frites and French Bread
With mussels, white wine, garlic, parsley and lemon
With lemon, garlic and sun-dried tomatoes
With bacon, a poached egg and homemade vinaigrette
Chef Lana loves teaching and she also is really great at it! I learned tips and tricks to cutting onions that will help me always have even cuts. She is also certified in pastry as well which broadens her skills and abilities. I enjoyed learning from her and will definitely love to take a class again.
Chef Lana graduated from culinary arts school in Colorado and her areas of expertise include fine dining and the art of pastry. Previously a private chef in Texas, Chef Lana recently started cooking and teaching in Arizona, where she focuses on intimate dinner parties and small gatherings. She is well-versed in meal and menu planning, catering weddings and cake decorating.