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Regional Cooking Class;
Second Saturday in the month;
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So why not surprise your Sweetheart with a touch of romance in the Woodinville Wine Country?  Saint Valentine's Day is a special day for lovers of all ages!

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Cours de Cuisine
(425) 844-4102
France, a country of many wonders and many diversities also has traditional regional cuisine that is specific to each and every province and region.
In France, every road leads to a splendid food.  More than that, France is a store house of fine ingredients and infinite richness that embraces ancient Regional traditions (zealously retained in spite of new administrative boundaries), the landscape, the flavors of its cuisine and the methods of preparation particular to each small area.  Each Region has maintained the originality of its culinary traditions.  French cuisine is today thought of as a major art form, called French Gastronomy; the cuisine owes this status to the enormous riches of its countryside and to its people who have a history of protecting and guarding their traditional fine cuisine.

We use the best of seasonal fresh ingredients, sans preservatives, additives, or chemicals and you won't see anything frozen or canned used in our cooking classes.  Nor will you find any "GMO" products used here like Canola Oil, Corn products or Soy products.

Gift Certificate
good for a year from date of purchase

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Gift Certificate; can be made for any products or services we offer.
(425) 844-4102  One Regional Cooking Class=  $165.00

Indulge yourself or someone extra-special with the gift of an unforgettable experience. Our hands-on regional classes are perfect for every aspiring chef. Our Chefs offer guidance and inspiration to fine-tune your techniques,  as this is all hands-on, it'll be you that will actually prepare the dishes . It's the ultimate way to learn and truly absorb every step of the recipe. Regional Cooking Classes are held once a month on the 2nd Saturday of the month.

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All of our classes are held within L'Auberge at The Edge of Seattle Inn. 

In 2013 we were awarded one of the 10 best B&B Culinary Schools in the world by Bed and Breakfast.com

Our class sessions are open to the public by appointment only and can also be booked by groups looking for morale/team building opportunities.

Our method of teaching is "Hands-On".  We do not believe in the demonstration method, so plan on doing the cooking.  The movement flow is open, you may walk around and see at any time what others are doing and even join them in what they are doing too.  We strongly feel that unless you do it, you won't feel comfortable repeating the task at home.  There are no hidden tricks...our goal is for you to take the recipes home with you and to reproduce the menu at home.

Regional Cooking Class from Normandy France on February 14, 2015 St. Valentine's Day!
four course dinner menu from Normandy; where the most popular crop is orchards and orchards of Apples, (anything made with Apples, such as Cider and Calavodos Liquor) beautiful grass fed cows who produce world famous Butter, Cream, Cheeses and mild sweet tasting fish from the ocean.  The combination of these flavors and use of the freshest local ingredients make this class one not to be missed!  
Our recipe for helping you celebrate this romantic holiday is to mix one part technique with two parts food and presentation.  Garnish with hospitality, then serve and Voila, the French Joie de Vivre for this special St. Valentine Celebration
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$170.00
French Chef, Philippe Naud

FOUR course dinner cooking class

3:00-9:00= 6 hours

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Regional Cooking Class for February 14, 2014   
Four Course hands-on French Dinner from Normandy

Meet Virginie Blackmoor; French native from the Lyon area of France, listen as she will share her beautiful language and culture with us:
The beginning:
Believe it or not, French food hasn’t always rimed with taste & sophistication. Far from it! Let’s go back about 3 centuries ago to explore the origin of French food as we know it today. 
 
Capital of Gastronomy:
Did you know that the capital of gastronomy is French? And no… it is not Paris! What city could it be and what makes it so special?
 
Order in a French restaurant: Finally we will learn how to order in a French restaurant and discover all the rules of French restaurant etiquette so that you have the best experience possible during your next trip to France!

1st. Course:  Mussels in Cider;  Moules au Cidre
          
Rose D'Anjou or a Rose de Provence 2012 or Nouveau Beaujolais

2rd. Course;  Sea Scallops with Cream of Endives; Coquilles st Jacque a la crème d'endives et piment d'espolette
          
Rhone Style Wine:  Gigondas, Moulin de la Gardellez 2009

3th. Course:  Pork Chops with Camembert with Normandy Potatoes (w/Leeks, Bacon, Gruyere and Cream) Cotes de porc au camenbert et Pommes de terre a la normande
           
Chateau St. Michelle:  Ethos 2011 or an Archery Summit, Pinto Noir 2010 Oregon/Wash.

Dessert:  Normandy Apple Tart with Calvados and Almonds; Tarte aux pommes au calvados et amandes

Fanseca 20 years Port, French Sauternes or a late harvest Viognier from Mt. Baker, Wash. or Champagne

This evening will be complete with fine china,
crystal, linen, sterling silver settings making this a
truly exquisite experience for all. Our dress code
is dressy casual.  We do not recommend shorts,
bermudas, sweats or jeans or flip-flops.
   
   

16400 216th. Ave. N.E., Woodinville, WA.  98077
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