Join Chef Natalie on a customized culinary tour of the Caribbean. You'll explore the cuisine of Haiti, Puerto Rico, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic in this interactive cooking class.
Chef Natalie will teach you to create a cheese plate with Spanish cheeses, meats, olives and homemade crostini. For an hors-d'oeuvre course, you'll prepare empanadas or tostones rellenos. Soup choices include a Haitian soup joumou with hearty vegetables or Spanish fish stew with tomatoes and potatoes. You'll learn to make a tomato relish salad with mango, cucumber, avocado and honey-lime dressing. Your entrée is spicy Jamaican jerk chicken with pineapple relish or red snapper with Creole shrimp. Dessert is a flourless Mexican chocolate cake or a traditional tres leches cake.
With Spanish cheeses, meats, olives and homemade crostini
Empanadas with choice of beef, chicken or seafood
Tostones rellenos with fried plantains, avocado and blackened shrimp
Soup joumou with butternut squash, vegetables and pasta
Spanish fish stew with tomatoes, potatoes and vegetables
Tomato Relish Salad
With cucumber, avocado, mango and honey-lime dressing
Jerk chicken with pineapple relish, rice and beans, and fried plantains
Red snapper with Creole shrimp, tomatoes and onion
Grilled filet with chimichurri, papas bravas and asparagus
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.