Pumpkin Sweet and Savory

Monday, October 31, 2016 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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3674 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States
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A hands-on class culminating in dinner served with wine.

Halloween's favorite gourd isn't just for jack-o-lanterns! Michelle McKenzie is here to prove it with four showstopping, sweet and savory pumpkin recipes:

Easy Kuri Pumpkin Dumplings with Parm and Fried Rosemary
Butternut with Purple Mustard, Hazelnut, Panteleo
Delicata with Toasted Seeds, Pomegranate, Mint
Kabocha and Kamut Tart, Whipped Creme Fraiche, Mace

Michelle McKenzie is 18 Reason’s Program Director and Chef. She has a knack for making simple food seem special and is full of amazing tips for making every meal memorable. Michelle’s food seems at once healthy and hedonistic, elegant and effortless, and always attainable. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in nutrition and a minor in biochemistry, giving her a deep understanding of food properties and their complex implications within the human body. She later graduated from The Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts, where she immersed herself in health-supportive cuisine prepared from whole, organic and seasonal foods. Since then, Michelle has worked at some of the best restaurants in the country and, most recently, spent five years directing NextCourse's Eat Ur Veggies program at Mission High School. Her cookbook Dandelion & Quince: Exploring the Wide World of Unusual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs is available online and at a bookstore near you!