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Adult BCA Programs - Current Schedule

Classes are open to the public and are $114/person. *Prices for scheduled classes are all inclusive.
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      August 2017 Schedule

      ITALIAN COOKING WITH CHEF BEPPE

      Italian Class:- Menu

      Torta pasqualina (kale, spinach and swiss chard)

      Beef and sausage meatballs served with bruschetta bread and tomato sauce

      Baked manicotti stuffed with ricotta cheese and spinach

      Braised boneless short ribs with beet risotto

      Petites Fours


      AUGUST 15 | $114

      Learn how to prepare an entire Italian meal, including appetizers (antipasti), first course (primi), second course (secondo) and dessert (dolce). Chef Beppe will create his own menu for the lesson, however, emphasis is on dishes which are easy to make and where it’s easy to find the ingredients at home.

      Time: 6:30PM-9:30PM
      Chef: Giuseppe Galazzi

      SIMPLY MEXICAN

      Simply Mexican:- Menu

      Tortilla Soup

      Mahi Tacos

      Fresh Tomatillo Sauce

      Jicama Salad

      Chile Smothered Shrimp


      AUGUST 17 | $114

      Learn how to make a flavorful Mexican cuisine in a fun and exciting class environment that makes preparing a three-course meal a true experience!

      Time: 6:30PM - 9:30PM
      Chef: David Hackett

      Nutrition 101- “Introduction to Macronutrients.”
      AUGUST 24 | $114

      The goal of nutrition is to provide the body with stable energy and sufficient nutrients. So how do we do that? In this lesson you will learn healthy eating habits and the science behind the foods we eat. In addition, you will learn:

      What it means to eat clean by making the best possible choice whenever you’re selecting food
      What defines the major macronutrients, including carbohydrates, proteins, and fats
      Nutritional benefits of each and how they play a role into our daily nutrition
      The best food source of each, as well as where to locate them in the grocery store
      Appropriate portion sizes, along with basic preparation

      We are always looking for ways to improve the quality of the foods we source - more real food and understanding the benefits. Come join us on this nutrition journey to a more enriched lifestyle.

      Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
      Chef: Cara Axelrod RD, LD/N, Performance Dietitian and David Hackett

      SUSHI ROLL SUSHI

      Sushi Roll Sushi:- Menu

      Kani Su- Japanese Cucumber and crab roll

      California roll

      Tuna Sashimi

      Jicama Salad

      Spring Rolls- Grilled vegetables in rice paper roll with ginger dressing


      AUGUST 29 | $114

      You love to eat it now learn to make it too! A sushi expert leads guests through the steps of cutting ingredients, spreading them on a sheet of rice-lined seaweed, rolling the agglomeration into a tubular shape, and slicing the roll into bite-sized pieces. Guests learn to make different rolls before eating their creations

      Time: 6:30PM - 9:30PM
      Chef: Michael Vitetta

      SUMMER FARM TABLE
      AUGUST 31 | $114

      Bring the farm to table concept to your own kitchen! Join our Executive Chef, David Hackett, and discover how simple it can be to make the most out of what summer has to offer. Chef Dave will also walk you through the art deboning a whole chicken, filleting a whole fish and how to breakdown a rack of lamb.  You will then learn how to prepare each item through braising, sautéing and grilling.  Great cooking is not all about the recipes, it’s about creativity, mixing flavors and having fun!  This class are 100% hands on, working together in a kitchen brigade setting.

      Time: 6:30PM-9:30PM
      Chef: David Hackett

      Classes are open to the public and are $114/person. *Prices for scheduled classes are all inclusive. ** Make sure you return your registration form ASAP to secure your spot ** For more information call by phone please call (305) 913-3131.

      April 2017 Schedule

      EUROPEAN CLASSIC DESSERT
      JULY 29 | $114

      Join us and learn alongside of our French Pastry Chef Olivier Rodriguez. The most popular French dessert items are here at your fingertips!  The elegant and tasty desserts you think of when you think of France. Learn the secrets of the flaky, light, buttery Le Napoleon, A French classic, a soft pillow of meringue floating on a pool of vanilla custard, Floating islands and one of the many tasty dishes originating from the Alsace region The Alsatian apple Tart, fresh apples combined with a vanilla-flavored cream in a shortbread-like crust to create a wonderful dessert which works every time. 

      Time: 10:00AM-1:00PM
      Chef: Olivier Rodrigues

      HEALTHY COOKING

      Healthy cooking:- Menu

      Black bean farro cake with Roasted Red Pepper Coconut Puree

      Parchment Baked Orange Ginger Wild Salmon

      Gazpacho

      Strawberries with Chocolate Balsamic Avocado Pudding


      APRIL 13 | $114

      Begin the New Year by cooking smart and eating well. Our Executive Chef, David Hackett, will show you how to prepare healthful cuisines and how to use superfoods in simple recipes that pack large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals. A healthy diet incorporating a variety of superfoods will help you maintain your weight, fight disease and live longer. 

      Time: 6:30PM-9:30PM
      Chef: David Hackett

      WINE AND CHEESE
      APRIL 18 | $85

      Are you tired of feeling intimidated by wine? Just want to enjoy the stuff? Biltmore’s very own Sommelier, Jose Garcia, will give you the skills and knowledge needed to order fabulous wines at your favorite restaurants, select reasonably priced quality wines from retail stores, and appreciate the subtle nuances that make great wines great. As a bonus, our Palme d’Or Maitre D’, Patrick Calvarese, will teach you about various types of cheese, the basic principles for evaluating premium cheeses, and the accompaniments that pair best with them.

      Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM
      Chef: Jose Garcia & Patrick Calvarese

      DATE NIGHT

      Date Night menu:

      Arugula, Pear & date Salad with White balsamic Glaze

      Seafood Cioppino

      Seared Beef filet with mushroom burgundy pan jus, broccolini and baby carrots

      Truffle mashed potatoes

      Dessert chef choice


      APRIL 21 | $114

      Looking for a great romantic dinner recipe or menu idea? Things heat up fast as you learn hot new cooking tips, aphrodisiac ingredients and a great dinner recipe to sweep that special someone off their feet. Under the guidance of our Executive Chef, David Hackett, work side-by-side with your special someone, then sit down together to enjoy an amazing dinner. Or, come by yourself to learn how to re-create the perfect, romantic dinner at home for the one you love.

      Time: 6:30 – 9:30 PM
      Chef: Michael Vitetta

      ASIAN STREET FOOD

      Asian Street menu:

      Tofu Banh Mi Sliders

      Chicken Yakitori

      Pad Thai Spring Rolls

      Malaysian Pork Tamale

      Vietnamese Summer Rolls


      APRIL 25 | $114

      From Bangkok’s Floating Market to the street stalls of Shanghai, skillful street food vendors practice their ancient culinary traditions from dawn to dusk. In this part of the world the term “street food” (or “hawker food,” as it’s referred to in Malaysia and Singapore) describes a repertoire of dishes prepared by experienced specialists, dishes rarely duplicated successfully in restaurant kitchens. Because the cook solely prepares the same dish night after night, they master it well. Considered to be high art, street food is the most explosively flavorful fare in all of Asia. After taking this class, you’ll be able to reproduce uniquely delicious salads, skewers, noodles and dumplings in your own home.

      Time: 6:30PM-9:30PM
      Chef: Mike Vitetta

      ITALIAN COOKING WITH CHEF BEPPE

      Italian regional night:- Menu

      Ravioli stuffed with roasted pumpkin in Bolognese meat sauce

      Braised short ribs with rustic rosemary and garlic mashed

      Spinach stuffed calamari in fresh tomato sauce


      APRIL 27 | $114 [ SOLD OUT]

      Pasta may be Italy’s most popular contribution to world food, but Italian cuisine is far more diverse than just pastas and sauces. Italian Cooking at Home explores the amazing variety of foods and flavors across every region of Italy, from little snacks and tidbits (spuntini) to the glories of a true Italian brodo (soup broth), from fresh pastas to crespelle (sfoglie). We’ll explore traditional favorites like creamy risotto, and also sample a selection of lesser-known—but equally delicious—dishes. You’ll learn about authentic Italian ingredients and practice cooking techniques so that you can prepare wonderful Italian meals at home with ease.  

      Time: 6:30PM – 9:30PM
      Chef: Chef Beppe Galazzi

      **View Cooking Class Registration Form (PDF)**

      Classes are open to the public and are $114/person. *Prices for scheduled classes are all inclusive. ** Make sure you return your registration form ASAP to secure your spot ** For more information call by phone please call (305) 913-3131.

      July 2017 Schedule

      CULINARY BOOT CAMP I
      BOOTCAMP I - JULY 14, 15 & 16 | $450

      The boot camps provide intensive instruction focused on culinary technique. The Fundamentals camp (Camp 1) is geared towards those looking to learn or refresh solid cooking fundamentals, while the Advanced Technique camp (Camp 2) builds upon those fundamentals and introduces new flavor combinations and more challenging culinary techniques.

      Time: JULY 14 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM & JULY 15 & 16 10AM -2PM
      Chef: Michael Flores

      ITALIAN CLASS
      JULY 18 | $114

      Learn the secrets of Italian cuisine during this hands-on cooking class with Chef Beppe. Using local, fresh ingredients. The menu changes seasonally but always include homemade pasta, a local meat dish and a dessert. Enjoy some well-deserved fun while learning how to make a delicious traditional Italian meal.

      Time: 6:30PM - 9:30PM
      Chef: Giuseppe Galazzi

      ASIAN BUFFET CLASS
      JULY 20 | $114

      Who needs takeout! Join us as we create authentic Asian dishes that will please your every taste buds and impress your family and friends.

      Time: 6:30PM-9:30PM
      Chef: David Hackett

      Classes are open to the public and are $114/person. *Prices for scheduled classes are all inclusive. ** Make sure you return your registration form ASAP to secure your spot ** For more information call by phone please call (305) 913-3131.

      April 2017 Schedule

      CULINARY BOOT CAMP I
      BOOTCAMP I- APRIL 7, 8 & 9 | $450

      The boot camps provide intensive instruction focused on culinary technique. The Fundamentals camp is geared towards those looking to learn or refresh solid cooking fundamentals, while the Advanced Technique camp builds upon those fundamentals and introduces new flavor combinations and more challenging culinary techniques.

      Time: APRIL 7 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM & APRIL 8, 9 10AM -2PM
      Chef: Janette Ozga

      ITALIAN COOKING WITH CHEF BEPPE

      Italian regional night:- Menu

      Ravioli stuffed with roasted pumpkin in Bolognese meat sauce

      Braised short ribs with rustic rosemary and garlic mashed

      Spinach stuffed calamari in fresh tomato sauce


      APRIL 11 | $114

      Pasta may be Italy’s most popular contribution to world food, but Italian cuisine is far more diverse than just pastas and sauces. Italian Cooking at Home explores the amazing variety of foods and flavors across every region of Italy, from little snacks and tidbits (spuntini) to the glories of a true Italian brodo (soup broth), from fresh pastas to crespelle (sfoglie). We’ll explore traditional favorites like creamy risotto, and also sample a selection of lesser-known—but equally delicious—dishes. You’ll learn about authentic Italian ingredients and practice cooking techniques so that you can prepare wonderful Italian meals at home with ease.  

      Time: 6:30PM – 9:30PM
      Chef: Chef Beppe Galazzi

      HEALTHY COOKING

      Healthy cooking:- Menu

      Black bean farro cake with Roasted Red Pepper Coconut Puree

      Parchment Baked Orange Ginger Wild Salmon

      Gazpacho

      Strawberries with Chocolate Balsamic Avocado Pudding


      APRIL 13 | $114

      Begin the New Year by cooking smart and eating well. Our Executive Chef, David Hackett, will show you how to prepare healthful cuisines and how to use superfoods in simple recipes that pack large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals. A healthy diet incorporating a variety of superfoods will help you maintain your weight, fight disease and live longer. 

      Time: 6:30PM-9:30PM
      Chef: David Hackett

      WINE AND CHEESE
      APRIL 18 | $85

      Are you tired of feeling intimidated by wine? Just want to enjoy the stuff? Biltmore’s very own Sommelier, Jose Garcia, will give you the skills and knowledge needed to order fabulous wines at your favorite restaurants, select reasonably priced quality wines from retail stores, and appreciate the subtle nuances that make great wines great. As a bonus, our Palme d’Or Maitre D’, Patrick Calvarese, will teach you about various types of cheese, the basic principles for evaluating premium cheeses, and the accompaniments that pair best with them.

      Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM
      Chef: Jose Garcia & Patrick Calvarese

      DATE NIGHT

      Date Night menu:

      Arugula, Pear & date Salad with White balsamic Glaze

      Seafood Cioppino

      Seared Beef filet with mushroom burgundy pan jus, broccolini and baby carrots

      Truffle mashed potatoes

      Dessert chef choice


      APRIL 21 | $114

      Looking for a great romantic dinner recipe or menu idea? Things heat up fast as you learn hot new cooking tips, aphrodisiac ingredients and a great dinner recipe to sweep that special someone off their feet. Under the guidance of our Executive Chef, David Hackett, work side-by-side with your special someone, then sit down together to enjoy an amazing dinner. Or, come by yourself to learn how to re-create the perfect, romantic dinner at home for the one you love.

      Time: 6:30 – 9:30 PM
      Chef: Michael Vitetta

      ASIAN STREET FOOD

      Asian Street menu:

      Tofu Banh Mi Sliders

      Chicken Yakitori

      Pad Thai Spring Rolls

      Malaysian Pork Tamale

      Vietnamese Summer Rolls


      APRIL 25 | $114

      From Bangkok’s Floating Market to the street stalls of Shanghai, skillful street food vendors practice their ancient culinary traditions from dawn to dusk. In this part of the world the term “street food” (or “hawker food,” as it’s referred to in Malaysia and Singapore) describes a repertoire of dishes prepared by experienced specialists, dishes rarely duplicated successfully in restaurant kitchens. Because the cook solely prepares the same dish night after night, they master it well. Considered to be high art, street food is the most explosively flavorful fare in all of Asia. After taking this class, you’ll be able to reproduce uniquely delicious salads, skewers, noodles and dumplings in your own home.

      Time: 6:30PM-9:30PM
      Chef: Mike Vitetta

      ITALIAN COOKING WITH CHEF BEPPE

      Italian regional night:- Menu

      Ravioli stuffed with roasted pumpkin in Bolognese meat sauce

      Braised short ribs with rustic rosemary and garlic mashed

      Spinach stuffed calamari in fresh tomato sauce


      APRIL 27 | $114 [ SOLD OUT]

      Pasta may be Italy’s most popular contribution to world food, but Italian cuisine is far more diverse than just pastas and sauces. Italian Cooking at Home explores the amazing variety of foods and flavors across every region of Italy, from little snacks and tidbits (spuntini) to the glories of a true Italian brodo (soup broth), from fresh pastas to crespelle (sfoglie). We’ll explore traditional favorites like creamy risotto, and also sample a selection of lesser-known—but equally delicious—dishes. You’ll learn about authentic Italian ingredients and practice cooking techniques so that you can prepare wonderful Italian meals at home with ease.  

      Time: 6:30PM – 9:30PM
      Chef: Chef Beppe Galazzi

      **View Cooking Class Registration Form (PDF)**

      Classes are open to the public and are $114/person. *Prices for scheduled classes are all inclusive. ** Make sure you return your registration form ASAP to secure your spot ** For more information call by phone please call (305) 913-3131.

 

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