Cooking Class: Learn the Fundamentals of French Cooking

The best of gourmet French dining comes to your dinner table in this hands-on cooking class with Chef Alex. You'll learn the basics of this classic cuisine as you prepare a selection of delicious recipes. 

Prepare a refreshing Lyonnaise salad studded with eggs and topped with homemade Dijon vinaigrette, cook up an authentic coq au vin richly flavored with red wine and smoky bacon, and make zesty fingerling potatoes with fresh herbs as a delightful side dish. You'll also bake up brown butter financiers, a decadent treat that makes a quintessential French dessert. 


Salade Lyonnaise

With frisée, a soft boiled egg, lardons and shallot-Dijon vinaigrette

Coq au Vin

With whole chicken, bacon, mushrooms, thyme and red wine

Crushed Herbed Fingerling Potatoes

With parsley, rosemary and butter

Brown Butter Financiers

With vanilla and almond flour

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 12
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
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  • LabelsGroup, Gourmet, Date Night, French, Baking

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24 Nov 2023

This was our first time taking a class like this and we LOVED every minute of it. Alex was so informative and picked the yummiest recipes for us to make.

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Nicole W.

07 Nov 2022

Chef Alex showed me how to make an Asian breakfast dish using rice, eggs, soy sauce and a few other ingredients. I think I will now incorporate rice into my breakfast dish line up! This turned out really yummy.

$ 95 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, meal and taxes.

This class does not have any dates.

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Chef Alex is a culinary creative who started an oven-ready meal program to get at-risk youth through lockdown during the pandemic. He also volunteers with Denver Housing Authority by helping create their cooking program. With experience in various concept kitchens, his skill set is vast and varied. Add to this expertise a passion for helping others cook, and Chef Alex has the perfect recipe for delicious kitchen success!

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