Cooked/Raw Fusion

5 Days $1675

This hands-on, five-day seasonal course offers a unique opportunity to explore various raw preparations and cooked techniques with whole foods. These techniques will inspire you to create plant-based food with high integrity, showcasing exquisite flavors while optimizing nutritional value.

In this workshop, you will be learning formula-based recipes and the concepts that support them. Our focus for the week will be integrating what you learn from your culinary experience and extending it to our gardens and greenhouses. Students will learn how to prepare foods that are vibrant and vital with the local bounty here on the beautiful Mendocino Coast. We will focus on what each season has to offer and let the garden guide our creativity.

Our recipes will focus on vegan, gluten-free, minimally processed, fermented, vibrant, conscientious, seasonal and local ingredients. This course will also include working with design elements to create a final dish or plate that is aesthetically pleasing.

What You Will Learn:

  • How to create dishes that optimize nutritional value?
  • Garden-to-Table preparations
  • Fermented foods
  • Food styling for maximum appeal
  • Rationale and reasons for choosing locally-sourced foods
  • Hands on interactive learning & more!

Prerequisite or Equivalent:

Cutting-Edge Kitchen Skills is recommended prior to taking this advanced, hands-on course.

Additional Information:

Tuition includes breakfast smoothies and lunch as well as course materials. During this hands-on course, you will need a chef coat, chef hat, and a set of knives (Chef knife, paring knife and cleaver or coconut opening knife at the minimum.) We suggest additional chef coats and an apron.

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