Friday, July 22, 2011

ALL NEW Cooking Classes for August and September - at Reid's Cooking School at Reid's Fine Foods

July, August and September Cooking Classes
at Reid’s Cooking School
With Charlotte Culinary Expert, Heidi Billotto, Reid’s Cooking School Director
2823 Selwyn Ave. 704.377.1312

Reid's cooking classes are held in the cooking school kitchen just inside the wine bar at Reid's Fine Foods. Unless otherwise noted all classes are taught by Reid’s Cooking School Director, Heidi Billotto

Reservations are required.
Email to reserve your place in class. Be sure to inclue a phone number in your email. your reservation is confirmed by your payment. Once your reservation is recieved, Heidi will send a confirmation email with info on how to submit your payment and any other class details you may need.
Class size is limited It's always great fun!
Wine parings with every dish, recipes packets and wine notes for each class participant.
Questions? Email or call 704.377.1312

Saturday August 6, 11 am – 2 pm – Little Plates of Spain
– A Line up of tip top Tapas hits the spot for all your late summer soirees. From Paella in a spoon to cabrales cheese souffles; and pork meatballs in a saffro sauce to smoked paprika potato puffs – this class is full of great cocktail party fare! Cost $65. Email for reservations

Sunday August 7, 1-4 pm – Meet the Farmer - Cooking with Fresh Organic Herbs - Special guest Mary Roberts from Windcrest Farms – USDA certified organic plants and produce. We’ll prepare an entire meal from appetizer to dessert, each course with a focus on the taste of fresh picked herbs. Heidi will cook offering tips of perserving the flavor of late summer herbs along the way, while Mary will answer all of your questions about seasonal planting and growing. Mary have fresh cut herbs and herb plants at Reid’s for sale as well. And each class participant will receive a gift of a small fresh herb bouquet to take home. Cost $75. Email for reservations.

Saturday August 13 – 11 am – 2 pm – Eat Well, Live Well – high protein Paleo- Friendly menus featuring local raised beef, pork and chicken. Cost $75. Email for reservations

Sunday August 14 – 1-4 pm – Cooking with Fresh Local Eggs – crepes, omelets, souffles, breakfast and brunch dishes, homemade ice cream and more – Local eggs cook better, beat up lighter and fluffier, taste better and are better for you too. Cost $65. Email for reservations

Sunday August 21 – 1-4 pm – Vegetarian and Vegan Cooking with Guest Chef Beverly McLaughlin of Beverly’s Gourmet Foods. Cost $85. Email for reservations

Sunday September 4 – 1-4 pm – Labor Day Weekend on the Grill – no better time to grill out than the fall of the year and this class will get you off to a super start – recipes are perfect for tailgating, backyard entertaining and in home dinner parties too – on the menu: Heidi’s famous wild mushroom and goat cheese stuffed steaks; grilled pork sate with a creamy pecan dipping sauce, grilled whole chicken with local herbs and grilled banana splits with Nutella and Biscoff topping – oh my! Cost is $65. Email for reservations.

Saturday September 24 – 11 am – 2 pm – Mexican Fiesta! – Celebrate and say ole. This class features tons of fun – on the menu – guacamole and grilled veggie salsa; faijita-stuffed poblanos on homemade Mexican rice; chicken enchildas with a spicy tomatillo sauce; and churros with a chocolate dipping sauce. Cost $65. Email to make your reservations.

Sunday, September 25 – 1-4 pm – Guest Chef – TBA – Cost $85.

Anyone can cook, Let Heidi Billotto and Reid’s Cooking School show you how to make it fun!

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