Cooking Class: Make a Decadent Surf and Turf Dinner

Enjoy the best of land and sea in this hands-on cooking class led by Chef Darnell where you'll be guided from preparation to plating this magnificent feast. You will soak up tricks of the trade from a true professional on your way to savoring this elegant meal. 

Warm up your palate with a creamy and silky lobster bisque before moving on to the main event. Expertly broiled lobster tail will be the perfect accompaniment to a juicy grilled tenderloin of lamb, alongside velvety smooth cauliflower purée with truffle oil and blanched asparagus. This elegant meal is rounded out with a light-as-air lime soufflé. 


Lobster Bisque

With sherry, tomato paste, carrots, fresh herbs and heavy cream

Broiled Lobster Tail and Grilled Lamb Tenderloin

With red wine and rosemary

Cauliflower Purée

With truffle oil and Parmesan

Blanched Asparagus

Lime Soufflé

With eggs, butter, flour, milk, salt and cream of tartar

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Gourmet, Date Night, Fun, New American

Guest reviews for Chef Darnell

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Bridget B.

12 Sep 2022

Chef Darnell is fantastic! He is truly passionate about sharing his love of food with others and we had such a great time. We love the variety that he offers with his menus. We highly recommend taking his classes and booking him as your next private chef!

$ 115 Per person

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

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Having cooked since the age of 15, Chef Darnell has built a rewarding career in the culinary arts. Through his years of service, he's received awards and prepared meals for celebrities and royalty around the world. He has a genuine passion for helping aspiring chefs gain confidence in the kitchen. A true culinary creative, Chef Darnell adds a generous helping of heart to everything he dishes up!

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