This is a live, hands-on cooking class held online via Zoom. This is an interactive experience; if online learning is new to you, please read this guide on How to Take an Online Class at 18 Reasons.
Registered students should take at least 30 min before class begins to do the following: download and set up Zoom, test audio and video, wash and prep ingredients, and bring out equipment in the kitchen, per the list linked below. 18 Reasons staff will e-mail registrants one message containing class recipes and a Zoom meeting link; check your junk/spam/event folder in case you do not see the e-mail. Search for any email from 18 Reasons, looking for a subject line containing the full title of the class.
The Date Night Done Right series of classes makes the ultimate leap – Breakfast! It’s a romantic meal designed to be shared with that special person on a leisurely morning, complete with sparkling wine drinks and aphrodisiacal foods. We start with a souffle, no an omelet, no a little of both: a dramatically risen folded egg dish, stuffed with prawns and a yummy breakfast salsa. A touch of bacon and enough chilies to make it interesting enhance a sweet potato dish on the side, and we finish with imprudent amounts of whipped cream between buttery honey biscuits and glossy sweet strawberries. Let the day bring what it may – this is a perfect beginning for you and your partner!
Shrimp Stuffed Souffle Omelet
Spicy Sweet Potato Bacon Hash
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This menu contains the following common allergens: dairy, shellfish, eggs, and wheat. If you have allergies or dietary restrictions please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org before purchasing a ticket.
Born in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco, Mike Weller grew up in suburbs of San Jose, where he discovered cooking as his first profession and lifetime passion. After wandering through typical teenage jobs at pizza joints and ice cream parlors, Mike’s first “restaurant” job was with Sambo’s Coffee Shops, slinging hash and cooking eggs for the bar rush and Sunday breakfast crowds. He moved on to help open several restaurants, attend the California Culinary Academy, and study under European chefs with Michelin backgrounds. Later, Mike served as an executive chef for catering companies, wineries and country clubs. When his son was born, Mike transitioned his career into teaching, returning to the CCA where he eventually became the Executive Chef and Director of Academics. Having taught for Le Cordon Bleu North America in both online and brick and mortar schools, Mike is thrilled to return to teaching in a neighborhood-based community. When he is not teaching he tends to his backyard garden, helps his wife to can and preserve food, and loves to cook for his friends and family.