Cooking with Wine ~ Chef Malcolm Jessop
August 31 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm$140
As much as we enjoy wine as a beverage, it is also a useful ingredient in cooking, either for braising, deglazing or as a marinade. Wine adds an acidic component to food, which brings forth the flavors of other ingredients in the dish and adds what is often described as brightness. In this class we will also discuss the great food and wine pairings, and how it can be a great table condiment. Previous menus have included:
Spicy sausage crostini with port wine and red onion marmalade,
Mussels in white wine, saffron and Dijon mustard,
Chicken braised with Reisling, leeks and mushrooms,
Pork Saltimbocca scallopini with prosciutto and sage,
Frascati broccoli, with garlic and citrus
Polenta torte with Zinfandel macerated berries.
Hands-on cooking class & dinner 5pm-8pm, $140 includes logo apron & recipes to take home, 14 person max
All general cooking class sales are final and non-refundable 10 days before the scheduled class for purchases of 4 people or less, and 30 days before the day of the class for purchases of 5 or more guests. If you are within the above stated windows of time, reservations cannot be canceled or rescheduled. We recommend travel insurance as we cannot make refunds for cancellations due to medical, family or business emergencies or other unexpected events. You can always transfer your reservation to another person.
Payments for classes cancelled more than 10 days (4 or less people) and 30 days (5 or more people) before the scheduled class may be applied to a future class or may be refunded.
*If a particular class does not reach minimum numbers or for some unforeseen reason must be cancelled, you will receive a full refund or you may select a future class to attend.*
About Chef Malcolm Jessop
Malcolm Jessop comes to the Silverado Cooking School with over 30 years of experience in fine dining restaurants and hotels. A graduate of Westminster Culinary School, he completed a 4-year apprenticeship at London’s Grosvenor House. It was in his two-year stay in France that he truly learned to appreciate cooking with the freshest seasonal ingredients from local farmers markets. He has moved here from Chicago with experience in food development, teaching cooking, and catering private events. He is a wonderful addition to the Silverado Cooking School.
Indulge your recipe book and your taste buds with Silverado Cooking School’s hands-on cooking classes in Napa. In our state-of-the-art kitchen, students will use some of the finest equipment available along with fresh, seasonal ingredients from our own farm to prepare delicious meals.
During our Napa cooking classes, you do the cooking under the guidance of a professionally trained chef. After a brief introduction, you will be given various seasonal recipes to prepare. As the dishes are completed everyone will come together to enjoy the meal that they have just prepared.
All classes are hands-on unless otherwise noted and geared towards adults and teens 16+ (with parent consent unless accompanied by an adult). Occasionally, we offer demonstration classes, which are a great way to learn new techniques and observe how to properly prepare regional cuisine.
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