The Field Kitchen–Dinner Tonight: Tuscan

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tuscan cooking features a combination of simple techniques, bold flavors and the highest-quality ingredients such as olive oil, fresh herbs, white beans, Pecorino cheese, roasted meat and seasonal vegetables and fruits. In this class, you will learn recipes such as:

-Ribollita (Kale and Bean Soup)
-Panzanella (Toasted Bread, Tomato, and Pepper salad)
-Pasta with Veal, Sausage and Porcini Ragu
-Roasted Cauliflower with Fresh Figs and Olives
-Summer Fruit Crostata

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.

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.

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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