2019 Cooking Classes

2019 Cooking Classes

WITH EXECUTIVE CHEF JUSTIN COGLEY & PASTRY CHEF YULANDA SANTOS

January 3, 2019: New Year, New Me...

Feeling stuffed from the holidays? Take the chill out of the air with these hearty, soul-satisfying recipes featuring healthy, local ingredients.

January 18, 2019: Knife Skills

For students looking for the basics and beyond, sharpen your skills in fish butchery, chicken butchery, and general knife handling and sharpening.

February 13, 2019: Raw Bar and Bubbles

Who doesn't love a good raw bar? Impress your guests when you learn the secrets of perfect oysters, succulent shrimp, baked oysters, mussels and, of course, how to pair with the perfect bubbles or Rosé.

February 14, 2019: Pastry Class - Chocolate Truffles

Make chocolate truffles for your sweetheart. Better yet, make them together.

March 6, 2019: Culinary Adventure: Cambodia

Cambodia's food is all about the contrasts—sweet and bitter, salty and sour, fresh and cooked. Join Executive Chef Justin Cogley as he guides students to the boundless combinations and how to master them.

March 21, 2019: Pastry Class - Gluten-Free Baking

We welcome Caroline Thompson. If you follow her on Instagram (@carolinethomson92) you know she makes more than ice cream at Revival. She bakes delicious gluten-free treats. Today she will share her secrets.

April 3, 2019: Island Time

Cool island breezes and fruity cocktails are calling your name. Learn some of the dishes that Executive Chef Justin Cogley created on a recent culinary excursion to the Dominican Republic

April 11-12, 2019: Pastry Class - 2-Day Laminated Dough Class ($250)

Learn the basics of making laminated dough and how to make croissants, kouign aman, and morning buns.

May 1, 2019: Culinary Adventure: Mexico

On Mexico's version of labor day (May Day), we will celebrate Mexican cuisine with a Culinary trip to Baja and explore the flavors that have made the region a household name.

May 9, 2019: Pastry Class - Stone Fruits

Spring brings us peaches, cherries, and nectarines. Learn to make your favorite stone fruit into a cobbler, pie or crisp.

June 6, 2019: Pastry Class - Macaron

Learn the technique and tips to making this French cookie favorite along with the different fillings.

June 19, 2019: Culinary Adventure: Hong Kong

Fresh from an exploratory trip to the Special Administrative Area, learn the secrets to Chinese BBQ, pickles, ferments, and other elements of Chinese cookery.

July 10, 2019: Classic White Wine Parings

Taste through three different white wines and prepare food that excellently pairs with their terroir and texture. (21+) Due to the nature of the class, it is only available to guests 21 and over.

July 11, 2019: Pastry Class - Summer Fruits

Summer is berry time. We will be making American classic desserts like cobblers, crisps and shortcakes.

August 15, 2019: Pastry Class - Donuts

Learn the difference between cake and yeast donuts. Easy glazing techniques and filling ideas.

August 21, 2019: Culinary Adventure: Brazil

Brazil is a land of huge diversity and there are few better ways to experience that than through its cuisine. From coast to jungle, from Fortaleza to Florianopolis, explore the rich differences and learn the techniques that make Brazilian cooking so unique.

September 12, 2019: Pastry Class - Petit Fours

Learn to make small bite size cakes and sweets for your next tea party or after dinner treat.

September 18, 2019: Plants!

This class is all about plant-based life. Master some easy, one pot vegetarian dishes that will delight you and your guests and have them coming back for more.

October 10, 2019: Pastry Class - Pumpkin Cheesecake

‘Tis the Season for pumpkin. An alternative to pumpkin pie is cheesecake. We will be roasting fresh pumpkins, making a gingerbread cookie crust and learning how to make the creamiest cheesecake.

October 16, 2019: Culinary Adventure: French Countryside

Take in the bounty and techniques of the influential country that brought us some of the most cherished staples of modern cookery.

November 13, 2019: Thanksgiving!

The holiday is much more than just turkey! This class is dedicated to the side dishes that make it stand out.

November 14, 2019: Pastry Class - Apple Strudel

Learn the craft of making strudel dough. We will be pulling the dough to create the thin layers and making a classic apple filling.

December 11, 2019: Holiday Dinner Party

Delight your friends and family when you learn the time-tested techniques of the ultimate Beef Wellington and sauce to go with it.

December 19, 2019: Pastry Class - Buche de Noël

The French name for a Christmas cake shaped like a log. Just in time for your holiday dinner. Basically a jelly roll, we can keep it simple or go all out making everything from meringue mushrooms to chocolate bark.

Cooking Classes are held from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, all classes include recipes, instructions, and the food items that you make. Pastry Classes are held from 11 am - 1 pm, maximum class size is 6 people (unless otherwise approved).

Cooking Classes - $145* per person | Pastry Classes - $125* per person

Monte Verde at Seventh, Carmel-by-the-Sea  Reservations 831 624 8578  auberginecarmel.com *Plus service fee and tax.