Chef Rodney shares time-worn techniques and modern tips to create traditional Italian recipes. In this in-person cooking class, you'll learn how to make a roux, prepare a pastry tart and whip the perfect meringue. You'll begin with sweet corn veloute and a scallop and prawn tart. Next, you'll perfectly pan-sear rainbow trout and serve with roasted figs and wild mushrooms. Tart and refreshing Italian lemon meringue completes this rustic Italian-inspired meal.
Chef Rodney is an excellent teacher! His passion for food and life in general made for a priceless experience. We will definitely return for more of his wisdom, cooking lessons, and overall good company!
Chef Rodney’s enthusiastic personality and thirty-plus years of experience as a sous chef, chef de cuisine and executive chef make his cooking classes as entertaining as they are educational. He’s been featured on Fox 5 in San Diego and has cooked for Aretha Franklin, Bill Gates and President George Bush. He now puts his expertise to fantastic use helming a classic American fare restaurant, where he lends his personal twist to signature dishes.