Chateau Chantal Cooking Classes
Our classes are offered February - April. Class cooking styles will be posted once we confirm them. Dates will include: February 1, 8, 22 & 29, March 7, 14, 21, & 28, April 4 & 11 (other Saturdays in February-April will feature other activities and will therefore be 'blocked' in our system)
If you'd like to book a cooking class, and would enjoy any cooking style go ahead and book now. Simply choose the class date you'd like from the drop down calendar button. While not required, a stay in our B&B offer a discount on the cooking class. Check for reservations here: www.chateauchantal.com/reservations
Warm up your winter blues with some Louisiana home cooking! Geoff Jones, a seasoned Chateau Chantal Chef Instructor, has tailored this course for the everyday house cook. Heat up your kitchen with lessons on Gumbo, Jambalaya, and, of course, Creole!
2/8/2020 Burgundian Winter Feast
Everyone loves Burgundy. But have you ever experienced Burgundy in the winter? Let your palate travel through the epicurean landscape with Chef Chris Mushall during the colder months as you learn techniques on classic Burgundian dishes like Beef bourguignon, Coq au Vin, and Dauphinoise Potatoes.
2/15/2020 no class, Valentines dinner
2/22/2020 Mexican Cuisine
Is your best choice for Mexican Cuisine Taco Bell? Throw that experience out the window and take your palate south of the border as you join seasoned Chateau Chantal Chef Instructor Geoff Jones finding your common proteins in dishes like traditional moles, salsas, and fresh pico de gallo.
2/29/2020 Handmade Pastas and Sauces
Pique the interest of the Italian that resides in all of us as you travel with Chef Chris Mushall through the process of handmade pasta. Learn the individual noodle techniques and the purpose of certain sauces. Discover why which sauce goes better with which pasta through pastas like cavatelli, fettuccine, and tagliatelle with sauces to compliment like traditional bolognese sauce, creamy wild mushroom ragu and Pinot Grigio cream sauce.
3/7/2020 Spring into Piedmont
Spring in Italy is a very exciting time. The cherished white truffle emerges from this region as the chill begins to warm. Chef Chris Mushall will provide exquisite experiences on your food journey as he leads you to mushroom promise land cooking dishes like risotto three different ways and braised Piedmonte beef.
3/14/2020 Fishing in Cinque Terra
Translated as “Five Fishing Villages” in the northern Mediterranean will excite the seafood lover in you when Chef Chris shows what to look for in choosing quality fish at the market, which sauce works best with certain fish, and leads you to special dishes like cioppino, focaccia, and grilled swordfish Genovese.
3/21/2020 Alsatian Vacation
Ahhhhh Alsace… just saying the word takes you to a place of enchantment and rejuvenation. Rejuvenate your palate as Chef Chris Mushall teaches you to you play with your food using classic techniques that lead you down the path of reconnecting with rustic dishes like raclette fondue and Choucroute Garnie à l'Alsacienne.
3/28/2020 A taste of Asia
Lead your western palate down an exciting journey through East Asia as you join Chef Bill Given on the voyage learning how to create Japanese pot stickers, Pad Thai, Korean Tacos, and Mongolian Beef and Broccoli. Lead your western palate down an exciting journey through East Asia as you join Chef Bill Given on the voyage learning how to create Japanese pot stickers, Pad Thai, Korean Tacos, and Mongolian Beef and Broccoli.
4/4/2020 Spring Dinner Party
Chef Bill Given shows you how to razzle and dazzle your friends in 2020 when you host them for the first of your “moveable feasts”! With spring in the air learn how to creatively use Asparagus, wild leeks, and strawberries in soup, salad and pasta!
4/11/2020 Grilling is Great!
It’s time to get the grill ready! Do you want to consider yourself a “Grill Master” but always undercook the inside and over cook the outside of your meat? Do you love to BBQ? This class is for you! Learn how to utilize, clean, and trim various cuts of meat and prepare them for grilling. Discover how certain preparation of rubs, marinades, brines and sauces can add flare to your expertise. Work with rack of lamb, beef flank steak, and the amazing “Green Goddess Dressing”.
* Cooking classes start promptly at 12:30pm. Please show up 15 minutes ahead of time to ensure that class starts on time for all participants. Thank you.*