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Fat Tuesday Party with Chef Richard McPeake! Take A Walk Down Bourbon Street

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Price $65.00
Instructor: Richard McPeake
Location: The Culinary Center of Kansas City
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Bienvenue a vous-autres!

Brimming with tradition, culture and flavor, Cajun, Creole and other southern-inspired styles of cooking are best exemplified by the dishes found in traditional New Orleans restaurants. And, did you know that N'Awlin's fare is heavily influenced by French cooking?

No one knows this unique cuisine better than Chef Richard McPeake who spent 25 years supervising the Seaport Cajun Café, one of Gilbert-Robinson’s restaurants located on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Chef Richard, an award-winning professional and graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, brings the dynamic flavors of Bourbon Street right smack into our kitchen tonight.

With a Hurricane in hand, we’ll work to learn and practice essential culinary skills alongside Chef McPeake as he teaches you his techniques for preparing this interesting regional cuisine he knows and loves so well … including: “blackened” techniques using seasonings to their fullest; deep and complex sauces and stocks; the trinity (Cajun mirepoix); making and using a dark roux; and much, much more!

That's right, we’ll learn some great recipes and culinary skills, yes, we’ll taste as we go and, yes, we’ll have some fun “down on the Bayou as we learn to make Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, Shrimp in N’Aawlin’s Butter Sauce, Spicy Grilled Shrimp with Remoulade Sauce, Blackened combo of beef and salmon, Jambalaya Rice, and Corn & Pepper Sauté.

We’ll finish the evening with a hands-on dessert station where you’ll make a fancy Bananas Foster Flambé! Yep, you’re gonna cook and “flambé” your own dessert! Ayee!

Hands On | Tasting
Tue. 3/5/19   6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

NOTE:  Unless otherwise noted, each evening class fee includes one glass of beer/wine, with additional beverages available at a nominal cost.

If you plan to attend this class with another party who signed up separately,please add their name(s) to the COMMENTS section of your online registration so that we can seat you together; otherwise we cannot ensure that you will be seated together for the class. If you register for multiple students at one time, that registration will prompt you to supply the names of all students you are registering and we will know to seat you together.  Thank you!