Cooking Class - The Five Mother Sauces

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Once you master the five mother sauces, you unlock the entire world of culinary sauces.

During this unique cooking class, you'll learn all about the five mother sauces, from which most other sauces are created. You'll explore each of the sauces by preparing five potential dishes, whipping up a smoky Dijon-cheddar Béchamel sauce, creamy garlic basil marinara, white wine Velouté sauce, red wine Espagnole sauce and a sweet egg yolk sauce in the process. You'll leave the class with a whole new set of recipes in your repertoire, as well as with the skills to craft your own delicious sauces for future dishes.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 15
  • Meal Courses 5
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Labels Beginner, Couples, Fun, Group, Italian

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience

arlette c.

arlette

05 Jun 2022

Greg showed up on time and we got to speak a few times before he got here about kitchen equipment and prep. He has enormous experience and we actually did all 5 Mother sauces Plus variations! This class is for people who want to learn how to cook- not for someone to teach you a recipe. You can follow that from a page. This is skill- wish I had done it in my 20's. Plus the skill set is so important we may all do the class one more time. For example we made the Hollandaise and in a separate pan had a reduction to alter it to béarnaise! If I only had berry's we would have made Sabayon! We did the béchamel and turned it into a few items and from the Volute we made marsala and Française. All along Greg told us short cuts and fixes. Our last sauce was the tomato and it was really good. Not like the Italian family style we have always made so for sure a useful skill. If you really like to cook and want true skills this is your class! Fantastic!

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Clare R.

Clare

30 Jan 2023

We gave a cash tip:)

Mike L.

Mike

28 Jan 2023

Chef Greg was phenomenal! Every dish was excellently prepared, he gave us tons of great tips on how to cook the dishes, he was very personable and easy to talk to. We were a little nervous about having someone come into our own kitchen to prepare the meal but it wasn’t an issue at all. He did a great job, we have tons of leftovers, and we would highly recommend him to anyone considering one of his classes!

$ 125 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, 5-course meal and taxes.


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Growing up, Chef Greg fell in love with his mother’s great cooking and quickly began pursuing his own culinary career. After culinary school, he spent the next 25 years working in restaurants all across the world, including a stint at the prestigious Le Bel Age hotel in Hollywood. He’s amassed an expansive knowledge of cooking fundamentals, including chemistry and knife skills, and specializes in Italian and Mediterranean food.

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