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

‘Up Close & Personal’ in the Kitchen with Chef Jill: A Mexican Cocina Cooking Party!

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Price $95.00
Instructor: Chef & Lead Instructor Jill Garcia Schmidt
Location: The Culinary Center of Kansas City
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Grab your favorite senor or senorita and join us for an ‘up close’ limited enrollment cooking class with a culinary professional. You’ll be right up next to the cooking action with Chef and Lead Culinary Instructor Jill Garcia Schmidt in an intimate setting as she teaches you how to create a delicious Mexican Fiesta that’s easy enough to recreate in your own cocina! 

Chef Jill is one of our most popular instructors with an infectious personality and easy-to-understand teaching style.  She is eager to share her passion for Mexican cuisine as you work next to her while she dazzles you with her cooking skills while teaching essential culinary techniques like basic knife skills, sauce-making and more.

Our authentic feast starts with creamy Tomatillo Guacamole and Homemade Tortilla Strips; followed up by Pica-Pico Tacos (soft tortillas filled with Chef Jill’s original Picadillo mix), topped with fresh Pico de Gallo and other authentic toppings. Next, you’ll learn to make Easy Fideo (Mexican vermicelli in light tomato sauce) and Borracho Beans (quick fix beans made with beer). Finally, we’ll complete our meal on a sweet note with Chef Jill’s favorite Apple Pecan Dulce de Leche Empanadas.

A fabulous night of ‘up close’ cooking fun in our kitchen! Olé!

Limited Hands On | Dinner
Sat 3/14/20     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!