Class Schedule January 23 – February 3

Please read full descriptions of the class you’re interested in. Reserve your space by PM-ing me. In your private message please specify which class and the class date. That way I can lock down your place! Thank you!

Chocolate Raspberry Torte: Jan 23 and Feb 2
Designer Valentine’s Cake: Jan 26 and Feb 1
Freezer Cooking Workshop: Jan 24 and Jan 31
Children’s Cake Decorating “mini heart cakes” (ages 6-13): Jan 24, Jan 31
Mommy and Me Cake Decorating “mini heart cakes” (ages 2-5) : Jan 27 and Feb 3
Cooking For The Marines Demo and tasting: Jan 25
Private Booking: Jan 30

Tuesday, January 23
11am-12:30pm:
Chocolate Raspberry Torte: $40
Learn how to make a flourless chocolate torte from scratch. We’ll melt chocolate over a double boiler, bake an 8-inch flourless chocolate cake, make chocolate ganache to drizzle on top, whip our own fresh cream for garnish and top with a crown of bright fresh raspberries. Only 3 students per class. Each student will have a full cook station including an induction cooktop, appliances and a small oven. Ages 14+
****CLASS IS FULL***** PM me to be added to the alternate list. Thank you!!

Wednesday, January 24
11am-2pm:
Freezer Cooking Workshop: $80
Come with a smile and a little ambition, and leave with four delicious dinners for your freezer. Lasagna, Chicken Satay, Braised Beef and Sesame Chicken Thighs. These are all recipes I have written and ones that will not disappoint you. Each meal will teach you a freezer technique you can apply to other recipes. Pan to freezer, bag to grill, bag to crockpot and bag to pan. You don’t need a lot of freezer space! Each student will have a work station, bowls, pans and utensils. All ingredients included. 5-10 students.

Wednesday, January 24
2:00-3:30pm:
School-age children’s class: CAKE DECORATING $20
Ages 6-13
Learn cake decorating basics! Help me make my fluffy buttercream icing, and we’ll dye it in a wide variety of colors! Use decorators bags and tips to create several designs on your pre-baked baby heart cakes. 4 cakes per student. Techniques: how to make buttercream, dye it, load a bag, piping rosettes, piping hearts, swirls and drizzly-lines. 8 students per class. I’d prefer a parent stays as a safety measure. Please contact me if you want to drop your child off. I’ll need your phone # and other information.  ****CLASS IS FULL***** PM me to be added to the alternate list. Thank you!!

Thursday, January 25
11-2:
Cooking For The Marines:
Demo: Chili, Buttermilk Cornbread and Tres Leches Cake
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to cook large-scale meals for Marines, this is the demo for you! There’s a lot to learn about large scale-cooking! Shopping, planning, execution, transportation and most importantly, food safety! I’ll share my recipes, give out small tastes, and teach you my techniques for creating large meals that still taste delicious. You’ll go home with recipes, inspiration, notes and techniques. See a full-scale demo on how I make my famous chili, delicious cornbread and beautiful Tres Leches Cake. $10 per person. Up to 20 people.

Friday, January 26
11am-2pm:
Designer Valentine’s Cake: $60
Learn how to make delicious whipped buttercream, then create a gradient of ombre shades for this stunning heart-shaped cake. 2 layers of Pink Velvet cake will be provided for you as well as all the tools to create a pinterest-worthy cake you can be proud of! I’ll teach you how to stack a layer cake, how to “crumb coat” it, and how to create the ombre petal look that’s so popular right now, as an extra bonus, we’ll crown the whole cake with an abstract collage of rosettes in an array of colors. Leave with your masterpiece in a box to share with whomever you wish! 5 students per class. Each student will have access to a work-station, a Kitchenaid mixer, a hand mixer, full array of cake decorating supplies, a pre-baked cake, icing ingredients, a cake round and a bakery box.  ONE SPOT LEFT.

Friday, January 26

3:00-4:30

Children’s class: CAKE DECORATING $20
Learn cake decorating basics! Help me make my fluffy buttercream icing, and we’ll dye it in a wide variety of colors! Use decorators bags and tips to create several designs on your pre-baked baby heart cakes. 4 cakes per student. Techniques: how to make buttercream, dye it, load a bag, piping rosettes, piping hearts, swirls and drizzly-lines. 8 students per class. I’d prefer a parent stays as a safety measure. Please contact me if you want to drop your child off. I’ll need your phone # and other information.  ****CLASS IS FULL***** PM me to be added to the alternate list. Thank you!!

 

Saturday, January 27
9:00-10:00 am
Preschool MOMMY AND ME CLASS! $20 per child ( $10 per additional sibling)
Baby Valentine’s Cakes:
Bring your little ones (ages 2-5 – baby siblings welcome) to my child-proofed home where you can have fun decorating small heart cakes. Decorate four baby hearts with homemade buttercream, using decorator bags and tips. Garnish with sprinkles and candy. Take your baby heart cakes home and leave the mess with me. Mom’s get a demo on how to make homemade buttercream, and able-children can help mix the shades. Only 8 children admitted. Mom’s stay to supervise.  ****CLASS IS FULL***** PM me to be added to the alternate list. Thank you!!

Tuesday, January 30
Private booking

Wednesday, January 31
11am-2pm:
Freezer Cooking Workshop: $80
Come with a smile and a little ambition, and leave with four delicious dinners for your freezer. Lasagna, Chicken Satay, Braised Beef and Sesame Chicken Thighs. These are all recipes I have written and ones that will not disappoint you. Each meal will teach you a freezer technique you can apply to other recipes. Pan to freezer, bag to grill, bag to crockpot and bag to pan. You don’t need a lot of freezer space! Each student will have a work station, bowls, pans and utensils. All ingredients included. 5-10 students.  ****CLASS IS FULL***** PM me to be added to the alternate list. Thank you!!

 

Wednesday, January 31
2:00-3:30pm:
School-age children’s class: CAKE DECORATING $20
Ages 6-13
Learn cake decorating basics! Help me make my fluffy buttercream icing, and we’ll dye it in a wide variety of colors! Use decorators bags and tips to create several designs on your pre-baked baby heart cakes. 4 cakes per student. Techniques: how to make buttercream, dye it, load a bag, piping rosettes, piping hearts, swirls and drizzly-lines. 8 students per class. I’d prefer a parent stays as a safety measure. Please contact me if you want to drop your child off. I’ll need your phone # and other information.  ****CLASS IS FULL***** PM me to be added to the alternate list. Thank you!!

Thursday, February 1:
11am-2pm:
Designer Valentine’s Cake: $60
Learn how to make delicious whipped buttercream, then create a gradient of ombre shades for this stunning heart-shaped cake. 2 layers of Pink Velvet cake will be provided for you as well as all the tools to create a pinterest-worthy cake you can be proud of! I’ll teach you how to stack a layer cake, how to “crumb coat” it, and how to create the ombre petal look that’s so popular right now, as an extra bonus, we’ll crown the whole cake with an abstract collage of rosettes in an array of colors. Leave with your masterpiece in a box to share with whomever you wish! 5 students per class. Each student will have access to a work-station, a Kitchen Aid mixer, a hand mixer, full array of cake decorating supplies, a pre-baked cake, icing ingredients, a cake round and a bakery box.
******CLASS IS FULL. Please PM me to be added to the alternate list.*******

Friday, February 2
11am-12:30pm:
Chocolate Raspberry Torte: $40
Learn how to make a flourless chocolate torte from scratch. We’ll melt chocolate over a double boiler, bake an 8-inch flourless chocolate cake, make chocolate ganache to drizzle on top, whip our own fresh cream for garnish and top with a crown of bright fresh raspberries. Only 3 students per class. Each student will have a full cook station including an induction cooktop, appliances and a small oven. Ages 14+
****CLASS IS FULL***** PM me to be added to the alternate list. Thank you!!

Saturday, February 3
Preschool MOMMY AND ME CLASS! $20 per child ( $10 per additional sibling)
Baby Valentine’s Cakes:
9:00am-10:00am
Bring your little ones (ages 2-5 – baby siblings welcome) to my child-proofed home where you can have fun decorating small heart cakes. Decorate four baby hearts with homemade buttercream, using decorator bags and tips. Garnish with sprinkles and candy. Take your baby heart cakes home and leave the mess with me. Mom’s get a demo on how to make homemade buttercream, and able-children can help mix the shades. Only 8 children admitted. Mom’s stay to supervise.
****CLASS IS FULL***** PM me to be added to the alternate list. Thank you!!

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