Cooking Classes - A Tasteful Place

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Current Cooking Classes

Yeli Belly Chocolate Hands-On Cooking Class

December 2, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m., Donald and Charlotte Test Pavilion, A Tasteful Place

$65 ($60 for Members)

Register for December Class

Get your hands on cacao here! Learn techniques for making flavor infused ganache and roll your own truffles. This hands on chocolate class will introduce you to making your own flavor-infused chocolate ganache and rolling truffles. Each student will have the opportunity to sample a variety of chocolate, experiment with different flavors and take home a box of their own handmade chocolates!

The Secrets of Truffles, with Chef Zach Townsend

December 8, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Donald and Charlotte Test Pavilion, A Tasteful Place

$65 ($60 for Members)

Registration Link Coming Soon

Sip on a glass of wine while watching one of Dallas’ premier chocolatiers, Zach Townsend, teach guests the secrets of truffles. Guests will then create chocolate ganache as a center for classic French truffles. Participants will also hands roll dark chocolate truffles to take home with them.

Cooking with Wine - with Tastebuds Cooking

December 9, 2019, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., Donald and Charlotte Test Pavilion, A Tasteful Place

$65 ($60 for Members)

Registration Link Coming Soon

Whether you are a full-blown wine expert or a leisurely drinker, there is no doubt that wine enhances the flavor of food. Join us as we cook some of our favorite dishes in this delicious, gluten-free menu that just so happens to include wine. Learn to make perfectly baked Salmon En Papillote with seasonal vegetables, Bacon & Leek Risotto, and Red Wine Poached Pears with hand whipped cream. Perfect for a special date night or an evening out with friends! Gluten-free & BYOB.

Lorie Fangio's Holiday Brunch Workshop

December 15, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Donald and Charlotte Test Pavilion, A Tasteful Place

$65, $60 for Members

Register for Lorie's Brunch Workshop

Brunching is a wonderful way to entertain over the holiday season. Imagine yourself armed with amazing recipes to serve visiting family and friends through the holidays and beyond. We will begin our brunch with Vanilla Cinnamon Scones baked to perfection. Pecan Bourbon Glazed Pork Loin will be tender and juicy and the centerpiece of the feast. Parmesan Crusted Potatoes are outstanding nuggets of delight and tender crisp Green Bean and Cranberry Salad will be a fantastic addition to any holiday table. For a fabulous sweet finish we will craft a gorgeous Pear Amandine Tart.

Family Fun in the Kitchen, Presented by Young Chefs Academy

Saturday, December 22, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m., Donald and Charlotte Test Pavilion, A Tasteful Place

Price: $15 for adults | $10 for Children

This endowed series encourages parents or grandparents to spend quality time with younger members of their family. Hands-on classes are geared towards children ages 5-8 and an accompanying adult. Class size is limited, so sign up early.

Register for December 22 Young Chef Academy

Over the Top Tapas Couples Class Presented by Gil’s Elegant Catering

December 29, 2019, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m., Donald and Charlotte Test Pavilion, A Tasteful Place

$150

Registration Link Coming Soon

“Over The Top” Tapas is an exciting class that teaches students to create flavorful tapas. Learn to extract and impact the flavors of Spanish cuisine through hands on learning. This class was brought back by popular

demand.

Lorie Fangio's Comfort Food for a Cold Day

January 20, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Donald and Charlotte Test Pavilion, A Tasteful Place

$65, $60 for Members

Register for Lorie's Comfort Food

Lorie Fangio, teaching chef and owner of A Taste of Paris culinary trips, will lead you through a class on comforting soups stews and breads. When it’s cold outside, nothing warms your soul quite like fresh bread and soup. The tasty goodness will begin with French Loaves guaranteed to make your house smell amazing. Our first soup is the chef’s favorite, Shrimp and Roasted Poblano Pepper Soup. We will prepare a simplified Boeuf Bourguignon, this easier version does not sacrifice flavor. Sure to become a fam fav is Southwest Chicken Soup perfect served with Jalapeno Cornbread. For a sweet finish rustic Apple Crostata will hit the spot!

Lorie Fangio's French Pastries J'adore

February 17, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Donald and Charlotte Test Pavilion, A Tasteful Place

$65, $60 for Members

Register for Lorie's French Pastries

Lorie Fangio, teaching chef and owner of A Taste of Paris culinary trips, will introduce you to the wonderful world of French pastries. We will start our time together with Sundried Tomato and Basil Pailmers, a yummy appetizer or snack. We will prepare Salmon Artichoke Tart served bistro style with salad greens and then onto the sweet stuff. Two classic French recipes will be taught while making Raspberry Eclairs stuffed with Pastry Cream. Next up, dense, versatile and delectable Chocolate Moelleux is a fantastic recipe to have up your sleeve. Precious Lemon Tarts with Sable crust make the perfect finish to any meal and Amaretto Vanilla Bean Madeleines are lovely with afternoon coffee or tea. Oui, sil vous plait!

CLOSED - Sushi and Dumplings: November 18

A Tasteful Place Events in 2018 are supported by Dallas Tourism Public Improvement District.

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