Sizzleworks Cooking School
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14111 NE 24th Street, Bellevue WA 98007
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831

Tue, Feb. 16, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
RISOTTO MASTER
 

 

What could be better on a chilly wintry evening but a bowl of steaming risotto, Italian comfort food! Chef Carol will guide you through the techniques and traditions of risotto making, equipment and ingredient choices. Learn how to develop your own custom risotto recipes, always perfect, always delicious!

  • Truffled Vegetable Risotto
  • Citrus Champagne Risotto with Shrimp and Peas
  • Pear Risotto with Hot Italian Sausage
  • Risotto Dolce – A Silky Chocolate Dessert
HANDS-ON CLASS

$85.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
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818

Wed, Feb. 17, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
2-CLASS SERIES: Sauce Like a Pro — Everyday Sauces
 

Session 1  (of 2 classes, Febuary 17 & 24)

 

  • Basic Sauces
  • Reduction sauces
  • Pan sauces
  • Butter sauces
  • Viniagrette
  • Dessert sauces 

3-1/2 hour hands-on experience/class, including dinner.

$300.00

CAROL DEARTH

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833

Mon, Feb. 22, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Eating the Rainbow
 

 

Think in color — feed your mind & body, with a rainbow of diverse colors on your plate. The more colorful, the better! Chef Pam will guide you through tips and techniques to make more colorful and flavorful choices, with her classic approachable style to cooking.

 

  • Roasted Beet Hummous
  • Carrot Coconut Ginger Soup
  • Spaghetti Squash with No-Nut Pesto
  • Winter Caprese Salad
  • Zucchini Ribbon Salad
  • Coconut Pineapple Sorbet

 

$80.00

Chef Pam Jones

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832

Tue, Mar. 1, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
STIR FRY ASIA
 

 

Nutritious, delicious, fast food, from four points of Asia. Learn the secrets of stir frying success, and the tips you need to know for stir frying meat, poultry, seafood, vegetables, rice and noodles. A great primer on the seasonings and sauces of Asia, as well as how to season and care for your wok.

  • Quick Cauliflower Stir Fry
  • Black Pepper Prawns
  • Indian Vegetarian Fried Rice 
  • Pad Thai
  • Beef with Broccoli

$80.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
Event/Date Description Price/Location
819

Wed, Mar. 2, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
SINGLE CLASS: Oven to Table: ROAST
 

Just in time for the holidays! You can become a roasting master, learning techniques of roasting, no matter what the choice of food.

  • roasted vegetables with hummous
  • trussing poultry
  • roast chicken with pan sauce
  • potato gnocchi or potatoes Anna
  • tomatoes provençale
  • roasted squash
  • creme brulée

3-1/2 hour hands-on experience, including dinner. 

$150 / individual class.  Cookwise 16-week series $2,200.

 

$150.00

CAROL DEARTH

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845

Mon, Mar. 7, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
CAKEWISE:SESSION 1
 

Discover the world of cakes through the eyes of Chef Ricky Flickenger, former head pastry chef at Trophy cupcakes, and Chef Carol, Le Cordon Bleu trained in pastry. Learn the basic methods of cake making as well as creaming and foam cakes. Chef Carol will guide you through the process of syrups, fillings and frostings, cake assembly, and basic decorating skills to make your cake look as good as a pro!

Mar 7

All classes are hands-on, class time averages 3 to 3-1/2 hours.

Session 1:

  • Basics
  • know your ingredients
  • measuring
  • storage
  • troubleshooting
  • Creaming method
  • Vanilla Pound Cake
  • Lemon Curd
  • Quick Lemon Glaze
  • Chocolate Ganache

Cake Master Workshop Session 2

  • 2-stage method
  • Box cake methods
  • Moist Golden Cake
  • American Buttercream
  • Fruit Coulis
  • Chantilly Cream

Cake Master Workshop Session 3

  • Sponge Method
  • Storage & Transport 
  • Roulade
  • Mousse
  • Italian Buttercream
  • Syrups

 Cake Master Workshop Session 4

  • Plating
  • Assembly and decorating

 

$400.00

Ricky Flickenger

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820

Wed, Mar. 9, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
SINGLE CLASS: Low & Slow — BRAISE
 

Basics of moist heat cooking, braising and poaching for flavorful results; a great technique to master for use in the slow cooker. Braising is an art, but one that can be simply mastered in this one class. Learn how to make the classics.

  • mussels in white wine
  • creme fraiche
  • doctored stock
  • beurre manie
  • classic boeuf bourgignon
  • marvelous mashers
  • butter braised carrots
  • poached pears with chocolate zabaglione


3-1/2 HOUR HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE, including dinner.

$150 / individual class.  Cookwise 16-week series $2,200.

$150.00

CAROL DEARTH

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821

Wed, Mar. 16, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
SINGLE CLASS: Exceptional Eggs
 

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about how the incredible, edible egg performs in the kitchen.

  • choosing & storing eggs
  • functions of eggs in cooking
  • flan or quiche
  • coddled
  • cooked in the shell
  • scrambled
  • omelets
  • poached
  • soufflés

3-1/2 hour hands-on experience, including dinner.

$150 / individual class.  Cookwise 16-week series $2,200.

$150.00

CAROL DEARTH

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822

Wed, Mar. 23, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
SINGLE CLASS: From Hook to Haute Cuisine — FISH
 

Techniques for:

  • selection & storage of fish
  • filleting
  • sautéing
  • poaching
  • battering
  • en Papillote
  • stuffed
  • crusted

 3-1/2 hour hands-on experience, including dinner.

$150 / individual class.  Cookwise 16-week series $2,200.

$150.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
Event/Date Description Price/Location
836

Thu, Mar. 24, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
SPRING IN SICILY! with Chef JUDY WITTS
 

 

Come on an dining room chair tour to explore Sicily, an island that has been occupied over the centuries by over 14 different cultures and here you can find some of the best Greek ruins, Spanish style chocolate, the noble cuisine of the Monzu, inspired by the French chefs and Tunisian Cuscusu.

 

 

No better way to see a new place and explore than through the eyes of a seasoned local. If you want to explore Sicily through its glorious food, you'll call upon Judy Witts Francini —  Chef Carol's Italian teacher at Divina Cucina.


Chef Judy will guide you through:

  • Arancini — fried  rice balls, filled with ragu and cheese
  • Involtini di maiale — pork roll ups  thin scaloppine of pork filled with a savory stuffing and roasted
  • Insalata di arancia — sicilian orange and fennel salad  with red onions
  • Casatelli — fried ravioli w ricotta filling

 

NO PROMOTIONAL COUPONS ACCEPTED FOR THIS CLASS


Judy Witts Francini, is a member of the Italian Personal Chef Association, the International Association of Culinary Professionals, a member of Slow Food International, and a culinary educator as well as a student of cooking for over 30 years. She's married to a native Florentine, Andrea Francini, whose knowledge of Florence provides Judy with valuable insights. Her blog, Over the Tuscan Stove, features articles for those who want to keep current on Tuscany & Sicily.

 

 

 

 

 

$135.00

Guest Chef

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Event/Date Description Price/Location
823

Wed, Mar. 30, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
SINGLE CLASS: SHELLFISH — A Primer
 
  •  selection, storage and cleaning of shellfish & bivalves

  • Sautéing
  • Frying
  • Steaming/Poaching
  • Baking
  • Scallops
  • Shrimp
  • Mussels
  • Squid
 3-1/2 hour hands-on experience, including dinner.

$150 / individual class.  Cookwise 16-week series $2,200.

$150.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
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837

Tue, Apr. 5, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
SPRING BAKERY
 

Pastries are back at Sizzleworks! Our hands-on breads class represents both the direct and indirect methods of mixing, as well as sweet dough, multi grain, and semi-lean dough. Of course, to pair with the breads, we will be making a delicious spring soup and our signature compound butters.

 

  • Cloverleaf Buttermilk Rolls
  • Marbled Rye Bread
  • Noon Rogani — a turban shaped loaf from Azerbaijan, filled with cinnamon, butter and sugar
  • Spring Pea Soup
  • Compound Butters

 

 

$85.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
Event/Date Description Price/Location
824

Wed, Apr. 6, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
SINGLE CLASS: From the Produce Stand: VEGETABLES & FRUITS
 
  • Braised
  • Grilled
  • Roasted
  • Purees
  • Sautéed
  • Steamed/blanched/refreshed
  • Dry-seared
  • Compound Butters
  • Poached
  • Fried
  • Grilled fruits
  • Sorbet


3-1/2 hour hands-on experience, including dinner.

$150 / individual class.  Cookwise 16-week series $2,200.


$150.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
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838

Sat, Apr. 9, 2016 @ 11:00 AM
APRIL IN PARIS — LET US EAT CREPES!
 

Just like on the streets of Paris, savory and dessert crepes, with mouthwatering fillings and sauces. Learn the techniques for delicious crepes, and tips to roll, fold and flambée your creations, along with perfect presentations.

 

  • Brunch Crepes with Lemon alla Chef Carol
  • Sidewalk Ham & Cheese Crepes
  • Spiced Coffee Crepes Brulot    
  • Coconut Mango Paradise Crepes w/ Coconut
  • Classic Crepes Suzette

 

 

$85.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
Event/Date Description Price/Location
825

Wed, Apr. 13, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
SINGLE CLASS: Pasta Master Workshop
 

Pasta techniques including:

  • preparation of fresh, hand-made pasta, pici (hand-rolled spaghetti) or fettucini
  • handling & storage of fresh and dried pastas
  • fiiled pastas — ravioli & tortellini
  • rules of sauce pairing
  • chef's choice pasta sauces
  • phad thai
  • spaghetti alla carbonara

3-1/2 hour hands-on experience, including dinner.

$150 / individual class.  Cookwise 16-week series $2,200.

$150.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
Event/Date Description Price/Location
826

Wed, Apr. 20, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
SINGLE CLASS: Grill & Broil Master
 

Explore the science and techniques of the grill and the broiler:

  • rules of the grill/broiler
  • marinades
  • dry & wet rubs
  • grilled brie & tomatoes with fried basil
  • shrimp & romaine sala
  • London broil or fajitas
  • chianti reduction sauce or guacamole
  • chef's choice grilled vegetable medley
  • grilled apples or pears
  • dulce de leche

3-1/2 hour hands-on experience/class, including dinner.

$150 / individual class.  Cookwise 16-week series $2,200.

$150.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
Event/Date Description Price/Location
846

Fri, Apr. 22, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
DATE NIGHT: Sushi
 

Learn about basic sushi ingredients, how to prepare the osushi rice, how to assemble, roll, cut and present your sushi in our hands-on class. We be making:

  • cucumber roll
  • california roll
  • inside out rolls
  • hand rolls
  • sunomono
  • black pearl cupcakes

Special price $170 / 2 persons when registering together. Use coupon code Date Night 4/22.

$90.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
Event/Date Description Price/Location
827

Wed, Apr. 27, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
SINGLE CLASS: WINE & FOOD PAIRING -- A Chef's Point of View
 

 

Learn about food and wine pairing from a chef’s point of view! Enjoy tasting a variety of international & domestic wine selections while learning how to best match them with food. Understand the challenges different kinds of foods can present to your appreciation of wine by tasting them along with a wide variety of foods. A very fun and interactive experience led by Chef Carol.

Techniques of wine tasting, 5 S’s, serving suggestions, pairing notes.

  • chef's cheese & fruit platter
  • coffee & pepper crusted beef meatballs
  • black pepper prawns
  • hummous
  • duxelles of mushroom tart
  • bruschetta al pomodoro

$150 / individual class.  Cookwise 16-week series $2,200.

$150.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
Event/Date Description Price/Location
839

Thu, May. 5, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
ELEGANT CINCO DE MAYO
 

 

Celebrate the culture born long ago, where “Every kind of magic is always appearing and reappearing.” Tonight we celebrate cooking with Tequila — yes, we will be putting it in the food! Chef Carol showcases the seasonal foods with south of the border style. Joyful and romantic, like a sombrero!

 

  • nuez de saltillo — saltillo nuts
  • avocado soup with poached prawns  
  • caesar salad    
  • seared scallops with tequila-cilantro cream  
  • green bean salad
  • crepas de cajeta e kahlua (caramel & kahlua crepes)

 

$90.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
Event/Date Description Price/Location
840

Sat, May. 7, 2016 @ 11:00 AM
ENGLISH AFTERNOON TEA
 

From her days in London, at Le Cordon Bleu, Chef Carol will transport you to the kitchens of England, with the elegance, charm and traditions of a three-course Afternoon Tea, replete with English china and friends!


 

Is there a baby on the way, a bridal shower in your future, or perhaps a birthday celebration? If you are looking for a fun, unique and no-stress way to celebrate with friends without all the work, this very traditional English Afternoon Tea class is just for you. Class time 3-1/2 hours.

 

  • assorted finger sandwiches
  • kid friendly finger sandwiches
  • traditional scones
  • lemon curd
  • mini puffs and eclairs 

 

Special rate for parent & child: $125, use coupon code TEA WITH ME to register.

 

$85.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
Event/Date Description Price/Location
847

Tue, May. 10, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
SOUFFLE WORKSHOP
 

 

 

What makes a great soufflé? Why do they rise, or sometimes not? Soufflés are the perfect combination of art and science, resulting in billowy, flavorful sumptuous food. Chef Carol will share with you all of her soufflé making secrets, tricks and techniques for superb soufflés every time!

 

Let’s knock their socks off with:

  • Micro Bleu Cheese Soufflés (Appetizer)
  • Zucchini and Feta Soufflé (Entrée)
  • Oh Baby, OH! Lemon Soufflé (Dessert)
  • Ultimate Chocolate Soufflé (Dessert)

 

 

 

$85.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
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841

Fri, May. 13, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
DATE NIGHT: MEZZE!
 

MEZZE! Just the name conjurse up the exotic aromas from the eastern Mediterranean region, birthplace of mezze, or small plates and appetizers from that part of the world. Take your tastebuds on our virtual culinary tour.

 

  • Moroccan brie with fried pitas

  • warm feta with Mediterranean spices

  • fried chick peas

  • olive tapenade

  • harissa shrimp

  • hummous
  • muhammara & vegetable dippers

  • meatballs wrapped in eggplant

  • mini pistachio cakes


$90.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

Event/Date Description Price/Location
848

Tue, May. 17, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN
 

Dreaming of your Caribbean Cruise, why not learn to recreate some of the magical foods while having a fun evening out and a killer dinner!

 

  • Pulled pork
  • Jerk Chicken
  • Caribbean Rice & Peas
  • Mango Empanadas

 

 

 

$85.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
Event/Date Description Price/Location
843

Tue, May. 24, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
DATE NIGHT: ICE CREAM SOCIAL
 

Let's kick off summer with an ICE CREAM PARTY! Whether it's a date with your heartthrob, your friends, or your family, ice cream is a sure way to melt their hearts! Chef Carol will teach you the tricks and tips for making fantastic treats (egg free ice cream) in your own kitchen, plus great ideas for serving and 'topping it all off!'

  • salted caramel ice cream
  • strawberry buttermilk sherbet
  • raspberry sorbet
  • flavored whipped cream
  • chef carol's unbelieveable caramel sauce
  • decadent chocolate sauce
  • fresh berry sodas (floats)

$75.00

Guest Chef

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Event/Date Description Price/Location
849

Wed, Jun. 15, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
PIZZA AL FRESCO
 

 

Celebrate Pizza's Birthday!!!  According to the Neapolitan legend, we owe this tasty delight to a poor baker from Naples. Chef Carol will share with you her stories from her years in Naples, and her technique for turning out truly amazing pizza ... from the grill. You will be making dough, shaping, topping, baking and EATING authentic Italian pizzas, so bring you appetite!

 

  • Quick pizza dough and variations
  • Authentic Neapolitan Pizza Sauce
  • Pizza Margarita — the one that started it all
  • Bleu Moon Pizza
  • Pizza de Nord — from the Northern regions
  • Pizza de Ciro — a new favorite
  • Vanilla Pear Granita

 

 

 

 

 

$90.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school

 
Event/Date Description Price/Location
850

Fri, Jun. 24, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
DADDY DAUGHTER DATE NIGHT
 

Calling all dads to come out and cook with their daughters in this fun-filled evening of cooking, laughter, bonding, and a great meal!

 

  • white bean pesto w/ crudite and pitas

  • hand-formed cheese tortellini

  • lemon sauce

  • roasted broccoli

  • seasonal fruit turnovers

$75.00

CAROL DEARTH

At the school