Those who don't learn proper cooking techniques are doomed to a life of licking pages from fancy food magazines. Cause a stir with this Groupon.
$49 for an Interactive Cooking Class and Dinner ($100 Value)
The interactive class provides professional chefs who walk students step-by-step through the process of creating an upscale two-course dinner, including crafting their own cocktail. Class size is limited to 20 people, allowing for individual attention from instructors. After two hours of preparation students sit down to enjoy their hard work.
The menu includes:
- Chocolate martini
- Grilled salmon with warm bulgur pilaf, cucumber-mint yogurt, and watercress salad
- Lemon-buttermilk cake with poppy-seed glaze and drunken strawberries
Classes take place May 24, June 7, June 21, July 12, and July 26 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At L'École Culinaire, career-minded students dive into the culinary arts and focus on one cooking course during each 10-week period, so that they can emerge prepared to enter the workforce. In addition to the college program, the staff of professional chefs caters to amateurs by teaching intimate, interactive cooking classes where they demonstrate how to complete an entire meal from the cocktails to dessert.