Midtown - Culinary 101: Butchery of Fish and Chicken
Welcome to The Chef Upstairs’ Culinary 101 Program!
This program of “the basics” will guide everyone from the amateur cook to our self-proclaimed home gourmets. Our chefs will help you learn to be comfortable and confident in the kitchen. Using easy-to-prepare recipes and basic cooking techniques, you’ll learn about the importance of advance preparation to save you time and reduce stress in the kitchen.
Butchery of Fish and Chicken
Learn basic kitchen sanitation/safety and cooking techniques with chicken, fish and shellfish
How to cut up a whole chicken
How to properly debone and cook chicken breasts to perfection
Prepare a simple mussel dish
How to fillet fish and to prepare using both a pan searing and poaching method
Mussels Steamed with Leeks, Tomatoes & Garlic
Greek Salad with grilled chicken breast
Seared Mediterranean Sea Bass with Spicy Orange Salsa
Dessert – Decadent Dark Chocolate Mousse with fresh berries
What to Expect:
Classes are about 3 hours long
Our classes combine safe fun and learning through an interactive, team approach
Guests will work together to create a full meal of several courses with multiple steps, under the guidance our chef - learn and then eat!
Each course is broken down into key steps and recipes will be emailed after the class so you can recreate the meal at home
The chef will offer tips and tricks based on their personal experiences.
When not cooking, relax with a glass of wine, beer, cocktail or soft drink (available for purchase during the class)
Note, we require a minimum of 6 participants to run the class