7920 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park 913-341-4455

Flavors of The Caribbean – It’s An Island Beach Party!

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Price $75.00
Instructor: Susy Lara
Location: The Culinary Center of Kansas City
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Imagine you are planted on a colorful wooden chair next to a golden beach shaded by palm trees and crystalline waters teeming with colorful tropical fish. Smell the spicy food cooking in the shacks behind you, groove to the calypso music, and bask in the gentle leisurely lifestyle of the islands. Sounds like something dreams are made of, huh? Well, tonight we’re going down to the islands, Mon, and we’re adding a spicy food competition to our island fete. 

You’ll start the evening with the ever-popular tropical Rum Punch and then divide into teams.  We’ll supply a mystery box filled with an array of salsa and guacamole ingredients. Then you’ll work together, using a molcajete to create your own signature salsa creations. Fun!

Next, you’ll dive into more hands-on cooking action alongside your experience instructor, Susy Lara, as you learn to prepare fantastic Caribbean-Mex-inspired dishes like Grilled Queso Fresco with Roasted Poblanos, Pollo Asada - a tasty marinated and grilled chicken dish, Grilled Pineapple (yes, it’s a thing!), and Cilantro Lime Rice. We’ll end our beach party fiesta with a creamy yet ‘cake-y’ Choco Flan. Wow!

Feel free to wear your favorite island-themed shirt…and sombrero!  Yeah, Mon!

Hands On | Dinner
Sat 7/6/19    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. 

Our Flavorful Weekend Nights™ classes are just that, unique and tasty culinary experiences on weekend nights, most of which are hands-on! Movie, Schmovie... why not learn to cook with your friends, dates or your “luvva”? They are the perfect mix of culinary education and fun night out!

Flavorful Weekend Nights™ is a trademark and service mark of The Culinary Center of Kansas City®.

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!