Cooking Class - Healthy French Country Cooking

Pick up new cooking techniques to prepare French food with a healthy twist.

Chef Tess has created a menu full of flavor and nutrition straight out of a French country kitchen. This class will teach you new techniques, like how to make a rolled turkey pesto torchon, and the best ways to substitute healthier ingredients in some of our favorite French recipes.

Learn to make a braised kale salad and a turkey torchon stuffed with a house-made kale and parsley pesto. Chef Tess shares her secret recipe for sweet potato gratin using creamed spinach instead of full cream and cheese. Finally, you'll finish off your lesson with a superfood blueberry and lemon tart.

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

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 10
  • Meal Courses 3
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Labels Beginner, Couples, Date Night, French, Healthy

Reviews guests left for this experience



12 Oct 2019

What a wonderful meal! Tess is the best! She's funny and she teaches you why you're doing what you're doing with each recipe! So confident that I'll be able to try these recipes at home!



01 Jul 2018

Awesome evening, educational and fun. Will definitely book Chef Tess for our next special occasion, she rocks!



28 Jun 2018

Chef Tess was awesome! I booked this class as a birthday gift experience for our dad, and we had such a great night. I will definitely make her delicious, healthy recipes again. We learned some new cooking tips while enjoying great conversation and stories with Chef Tess. She has learned some great techniques from working at European restaurants, which we loved learning about. Thank you so much! We'll definitely keep her in mind for our next special occasion event.

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Classically trained under world-class chefs like Mario Batali, Mattahias Froeshcel and Wylie Dufresne, Chef Tess is equipped in a range of techniques and cuisines from molecular gastronomy to rustic Italian. After years in the restaurant industry and achieving second place on the Food Network’s "Chopped," Chef Tess decided to focus on her passion for teaching people how to cook simple and satisfying food. She's also been part of "Good Mythical Morning," a talk show series on YouTube.

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