About this Event
Join Virginie Woo, culinary expert at CRISTEL—leading French manufacturer of ingenious stainless steel cookware—for a cooking class where she will teach you how to cook a gourmet three-course menu sans gras (with no added fat).
With demonstrations from Virginie and plenty of hands-on practice, all workshop participants will have the chance to learn the techniques that keep French cooking healthy. The workshop will culminate in a convivial and delicious meal where participants can socialize and enjoy their hard work! Participants also receive 20% off CRISTEL cookware from KitchenWares.
What you'll be making
- Gourmet Mushroom Risotto (cooked with no fat)
This elegant dish is made by blending mushrooms, garlic and onion into a rich, creamy sauce with Arborio rice.
Coq au vin (meat cooked with no fat)
This traditional French dish is made of chicken braised with wine, lardons, mushrooms and garlic.
Apple Tarte Tatin
This classic French dessert is an upside-down pastry made of caramelized apples in butter and sugar.
About Virginie Woo
Virginie Woo started her first cooking school in the west side of Paris. After moving to New York she founded La Cooking Class where she shares her passion of cooking. Her goal is to show how to realize the most exquisite dishes and desserts in a simple and quick way. Virginie Woo is the culinary expert of CRISTEL for which she writes many recipes.
About CRISTELCRISTEL, manufacturer of cookware and French leader in removable-handle cookware offers a range of high-end stainless steel cookware with a lifetime warranty. The quality of CRISTEL cookware makes gourmet cuisine healthy.
Located at Fesches-le-Châtel in Burgundy, France, CRISTEL was founded in 1986 and produces more than 90% in their factory based in France (formerly JAPY) which dates from 1826.
Above: © CRISTEL
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