In this cooking class, you'll learn how to create an elaborate seven-course spread using simple dishes and techniques. Chef Natalie will guide you through creating a variety of show-stopping plates, including a diverse cheese plate, an elegant amuse-bouche, creamy soups, refreshing salads and rich risottos all used with high-quality ingredients and spices. You'll also master a main entree choosing from a coffee-crusted beef filet, or crab and artichoke-stuffed salmon. Either doughnut holes or a chocolate espresso tartlet will be served for dessert.
With a variety of cheeses or brie wrapped in puff pastry with fruit compote
Crostini with pear, Parmesan, truffle honey, herbed cheese or figs
Shrimp brochette with spicy mango shooters
Parmesan tomato basil with grilled cheese brochette
Crab bisque with grilled crab baguette
Lyonnaise salad with bacon, arugula, shallots, quail egg and Parmesan
Field greens with cucumber, tomatoes, goat cheese and poached pears
Butter poached lobster
Coffee-crusted beef filet with Parmesan asparagus and scalloped potatoes
Crab and artichoke-stuffed salmon with sautéed kale and brown rice pilaf
Doughnut holes with rosewater, cardamom and candied pistachios
Chocolate espresso tartlet with Kahlúa crème and raspberry coulis
Classpop! guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Natalie
27 Feb 2021
We had such a great time with chef Natalie! She taught us so much and the food was amazing. I never thought I'd make pasta carbonara, whole branzino, or duck eggrolls but she made it so easy and fun. We learned so many cool tricks along the way. She is amazing !
Chef Natalie has had a varied and successful career in the culinary world throughout her 20 years as a personal chef, event and catering manager, restaurateur and more. Her highly acclaimed skills have been in demand from the world’s top executives, moguls and celebrities, and her list of glowing accolades includes features in Huffington Post, LA times, and Food and Beverage Magazine, among many others.