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Special Foodie Event! 'Iconic Restaurants of Kansas City' - A Special Cooking Class & Book Release

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Price $110.00
Instructor: Chef Jesse Vega & Andrea Broomfield
Location: The Culinary Center of Kansas City
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Demonstration Class | Tastings, Cooking Demonstrations & Autographed Copy of 'Iconic Restaurants of Kansas City'
Sun 5/22/22  5:00-7:30 p.m.

Class Description: 

Join us for a special trip down memory lane as Andrea Broomfield, author of her newly released book ‘Iconic Restaurants of Kansas City’ and Executive Chef Jesse Vega team up to explore some of Kansas City’s most beloved restaurants and their most popular dishes, some of which you thought were gone forever. 

Generations of families and restaurateurs have loyally turned out the delectable foods that made Kansas City the food destination that it is. The city’s beloved Savoy Grillwas not only one of Harry S Truman’s favorite haunts but also the restaurant where many Kansas Citians remember eating their first lobster dinner. “Amazin’ “Grace” Harris’s tiny KCK H & MBarbecue kept alive Kansas City’s “Paris of the Plains” reputation—for those in the know.

Author and native Andrea Broomfield has created a delicious culinary journey to discover the roots of Kansas City’s favorite restaurants. Tonight, we will be bringing some of their recipes to life with the able culinary expert and longtime chef instructor Exec Chef Jesse Vega.  Chef is an engaging, talented instructor and culinary professional who always “brings it” all to the table… passion, humor, and delicious, flavorful food. Both Chef and Andrea are passionate about local culinary history and eager to share their talents and interesting stories in this class.

Chef Jesse will dazzle you with his masterful culinary skills as he teaches a tasting menu that will showcase from these iconic restaurants such as Strawberry Pecan Spinach Salad, Farfalle Pasta with Shrimp & Scallops and Gorgonzola Sauce, Pesto Pizza, and a Tartufo with Kahlua Chocolate Sauce. Come to the class to learn how he designed this menu.  As Chef prepares the dishes, Andrea will share interesting details and history of the iconic KC restaurants where each were born. 

Don’t miss this fabulous night of spectacular local cuisine and a ‘back-in-the-day’ culinary journey as we celebrate the foods of some of Kansas City’s most iconic restaurants. This is a one-of-a-kind evening of delicious and interesting stories that are sure to bring back sweet memories. Plus, everyone attending class gets their own autographed copy of the “Iconic Restaurants of Kansas City” history! We’re telling you now … this class is going to fill up fast so don’t wait to sign up! 

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

NOTE: Please be aware that all cancellations must be received prior to 72 hours before the start time of your class. For more information, and to view all class-related policies, including cancellation, masks, and safety-related measures, please click here.