Tuesday, October 13, 2009

The Social Table - Cooking Classes

If you want to learn how to cook a dish in a nice, friendly and social atmosphere with no competition and no fuss, The Social Table will and should be your choice. Cooking classes are held in a kitchen, the number of participants is limited and you have to BYOB! For more information, check the Social Table's website but here is a list of the upcoming classes:

10/13 (Tues): Simple Supper
* Spicy Chorizo, Potato & Red Pepper Hash* Roasted Zucchini & Tomatoes with Parmesan-Garlic Panko Topping
* Grilled Chicken Breast Stuffed with Roasted Peppers, Cheese & Basil
* Individual Quick Chocolate Mousses

10/21 (Wed): American Comfort Food
* Pan-Seared Steak Tips in Mushroom Gravy
* Mashed Potato Gruyere Gratin
* Sauteed Haricot Verts with Shaved Almonds & Crispy Shallots
* Apple Crisp with Vanilla Ice Cream

10/27 (Tues): Dim Sum & Asian Apps
* Pork Potstickers
* Thai Spicy Chicken Lettuce Cups
* Steamed Pork & Shrimp Shu Mai
* Pan-Fried Shrimp Filled Pancakes

10/29 (Thu): Italian Dinner
* Mozzarella & Breadcrumb Stuffed Bell Peppers
* Pasta with White Beans, Arugula & Tomatoes
* Chicken Involtini (Mortadella (pork), Cheese & Asparagus)
* Classic Tiramisu

11/3 (Tues): Fall Dinner
* Cauliflower Gratin
* Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Thick Cut Bacon
* Prosciutto Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Herb Rub
* Fast Butterscotch Puddings with Homemade Whipped Cream

11/ 4 (Wed): Greek & Mediterranean
* Eggplant Caponata
* Roasted Chickpeas with Tomatoes, Feta & Mint
* Hearty Lamb Moussaka
* Poached Pears with Citrus Honey

11/10 (Tues): Bistro Night
* Potato-Leek Soup
* Cauliflower-Tomato Penne Gratin
* Haricot Verts Provencal
* Chicken Fricassee with Onion-Mushroom Sauce
* Pear Clafouti

11/12 (Thu): A Smaller Thanksgiving
* Crispy Topped Stuffing Muffins
* Butternut Squash Gratin
* Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Shallots
* Roasted Turkey Breast
* Sauteed Cinnamon Apples with Caramel Sauce & Ice Cream

11/17 (Tues): Italian Dinner
* Quick Vegetable Minestrone with Fresh Pesto
* Fresh Pasta with Mixed Mushroom Sauce
* Classic Pork Milanese Cutlets
* Warm Pear Crostata with Vanilla Ice Cream

11/18 (Wed): Thanksgiving Classics
* Cranberry Chutney
* Sausage & Sage Stuffing
* Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
* Sauteed Green Beans with Toasted Almonds
* Slow Roasted Turkey with Gravy
* Pumpkin Bread Pudding

12/2 (Tues): Winter Dinner
* Potato-Kale Puree
* Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chickpeas & White Wine
* Pan Seared Pork Chops with Pan Jus
* Apple-Current Bread Pudding with Cinnamon Whipped Cream

All classes cost $65 per person and are BYOB. Suggested wine pairings are provided with each class. Class spaces are reserved on a First Come-First Serve basis and a credit card is required to hold your reservation. 48 hours notice is needed in case you have to cancel your reservation without incurring the full cost of the class.