The Field Kitchen–Dinner Tonight: Provencal

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Summer is the perfect time to be cooking Provençal dishes which make the most of summers bounty tomatoes, beans, garlic, zucchini and eggplant. The style of food is light and flavorful. You will learn skills that will include working with simple yeast and tart doughs, preparing different types of seafood and cooking the perfect hard-boiled egg. The recipes will include such classic dishes as:

-Salade Niçoise
-Gratin of Zucchini, Tomatoes and Eggplant
-Bouillabaisse a Provencal fish stew with saffron and tomatoes
-Walnut and Honey Tart

Take just one class, or sign up for all four! Each class is $130, or $470 if you sign up for the entire series of four.

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.

About Frances and Jen:

Frances 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 taught 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 are both endlessly curious about food and cooking and enjoy sharing their enthusiasm and knowledge 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.

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