Cooking Class - Unique Vegetarian Fusion

Join Chef Derek to discover how simple it is to create homemade vegetarian fare full of flavor!

In this hands-on class with Chef Derek, you'll learn all the tips and techniques you need to prepare four vegetarian dishes completely from scratch.

Begin the class with a curried peanut stew topped with fresh cilantro for added zing. Then, you will learn how to make pasta using carrots as your noodles mixed with puréed blistered tomatoes and basil, and pan fry polenta to perfection with the umami flavors of mushrooms. For dessert, you'll craft a fruit salsa to sit atop an eggless vanilla cake.

Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during the class.

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 4
  • Meal Courses 4
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Couples, Date Night, Healthy, New American, Vegetarian

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26 Jun 2019

Chef Derek is a knowledgable chef with good communications skills. Best at creating very interesting fusion dishes from a West African influence in a unassuming way, Chef Derek communicates well and throughout the process of cooking, offering insights into very interesting weeknight meal ideals. His Akara delivers such a strong but manageable spice delivered with a textured and substantive dipping sauce. This dish will be a party hit.

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After graduating from the Louisiana Culinary Institute with a degree in Advanced Savory Arts, Chef Derek’s professional culinary career blossomed. His hospitality-driven approach to cooking has provided him with many opportunities to cook for celebrities, including Condoleezza Rice and Colin Powell. Now, you can join Chef Derek and learn how to prepare nutritious meals that rival the quality of the best restaurants in the area!

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Flexible booking: Cancel or reschedule this event's reservation for free up to 48 hours before the event.
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