Events & Classes

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Cooking Classes Presented by #teamTrokay

We are pleased to announce cooking classes for all ages and cooking abilities.  Whether you want to know how to cook a steak medium-rare, or need to know how to sharpen your knife, there's a class for you.  Classes last 2 hours and end with a tasting of the day's work.

KIDS (Kitchen Ins-and-outs for the Discerning Student) Class ($75/person 4 person minimum)

  • 8 years of age and up, class for the young or young at heart
  • Fun techniques for all ages that will get kids excited about cooking and food. 
  • Discussion of healthy eating and nutrient-rich (but tasty) foods. 
  • Students will make ice cream, cookies, jellies, muffins, biscuits 

Cheese Classes ($85-$115/person 6 person minimum)

  • Class Subject: Cheese 101, Cheese & Beer, Cheese & Sparkling, and many more
  • All participants will learn about cheese while enjoying your pairings.  
  • Tasting notes with each class with knowledge of how to store, enjoy and show your friends your new cheese knowledge. 

Knife Skills 101: Proper Vegetable Cuts, Knife Sharpening, Knife Safety ($105/person 2 person minimum)

  • How to hold a knife safely and effectively
  • Proper station setup for cooking at home, including standard "mise-en-place"
  • How to dice, julienne, brunoise and slice like a pro.
  • Explanation of different knife styles and their uses
  • Wet-stone Sharpening, Honing using knife steel and general knife maintenance.
  • "A DULL KNIFE IS A DANGEROUS KNIFE!"

Making Your Own Fresh Pasta ($120/person 2 person minimum)

  • Make your own fresh pasta starting from scratch. 
  • Farfalle (bowtie pasta), Spaghetti, Fettucini, Tagliatelle, Raviolis and more
  • Participants will make fresh pasta from scratch, and a variety of sauces. 

Basic Kitchen Techniques: How to properly sauté, fry, roast, bake, blanch, braise and boil ($115/person 4 person minimum)

  • This introductory class gives hands-on training, learning necessary parameters for cooking great food. 
  • Learn to taste and season food properly. 
  • As a class, make four classic dishes that can repeated at home with success. 

Roasting Meat like a PRO ($175/person 2 person minimum)

  • Learn to perfectly cook each piece of meat, from tender cuts of beef to roasting chicken. 
  • Oven-sear whole cuts at holiday parties for a show-stopping presentation, be the hostess-with-the mostest!
  • Class includes pan-roasting beef tenderloin and oven-roasting whole chicken, recipes and techniques to help you cook like a pro at home.

How to SEE-FOOD (seafood) Perfectly Every time ($185/person 2 person minimum) 

  • Learning to source fresh seafood regardless of where you are.  
  • Discussion of sustainability issues in seafood, and food safety
  • Class includes demonstrations on: pan-roasting certified sustainable Chilean Seabass, fried calamari, Seared Ahi Tuna, Raw preparation that are easy at home.