The Field Kitchen: Dinner Tonight-Mexican

6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Mexican food is as complex as any other world cuisine and is comprised of ingredients native to Mexico with influences from many other countries, especially Spanish. Mexican regional cooking is incredibly varied and completely different from the food served in Mexican restaurants outside of the country. Join us for a flavorful introduction to this vibrant cuisine. We will prepare recipes such as:

Classic Seviche
Chilied Tortilla Soup with Shredded Chard
Chicken with Poblanos, Mushrooms and Cream
Beer-Braised Carnitas with Pickled Red Onions
Classic Pot Beans
Mexican Wedding Cakes

The Dinner Tonight series is for beginning-to-intermediate level cooks who want to learn recipes that they can recreate at home. Students will prepare both simple weeknight recipes, and also dishes that can be made ahead of time for busy weeks. Each class will focus on basic knife skills and other techniques that make cooking easier and more pleasurable.

Feel free to bring wine or beer to enjoy with dinner.

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About The Field Kitchen:

The Field Kitchen is a pop-up cooking school that offers classes in kitchens and out on farms in the San Francisco Bay Area.

About the Instructors:

Frances Wilson is a seasoned food professional who taught the professional culinary program at the renowned Tante Maries Cooking School in San Francisco for more than ten years and now teaches at the Silverado Cooking School in Napa. Prior to that, she was the chef at Lalimes restaurant in Berkeley.

Jen Knapp aught recreational classes and led private culinary events at Tante Maries Cooking School for 15 years, in addition to working as a private chef and caterer throughout the Bay Area. She is also certified as a Master Taster with ChefsBest, where she does sensory evaluation of consumer food and beverage products.

Frances and Jen both enjoy sharing their enthusiasm and knowledge about food and cooking with others.

Cancellation policy:
A full refund will be issued if we are notified 5 or more days prior to a class. If you cancel a class between 48 hours and less than 5 days, a 50 percent refund will be offered. If you cancel less than 48 hours before the start of a class, we regret that no refunds or credits can be issued, however you are welcome to send someone in your place.