This is a live, interactive, hands-on cooking class held online via Zoom.
Mastering a whole chicken is a fundamental skill in the kitchen. Justin Fertitta is here to strengthen your chicken knowledge. Students will become confident and adept at butchering a chicken and utilizing every single part to create a delicious menu. Students will learn three meat cooking techniques (poaching, braising and roasting) and sanitary meat handling practices.
Classic Chicken Stock
Coconut Poached Chicken Salad, Ginger, Cilantro, Chilis, Cucumber
Fig and Goat's Cheese Stuffed Chicken Roulade
Equipment and Ingredient List for this class can be found here – please review before buying a ticket.
This menu contains the following common allergens: Dairy. If you have allergies or dietary restrictions that concern your ability to cook along, please e-mail email@example.com before purchasing a ticket.
If you’re new to 18 Reasons Online, please read this guide: How to Take an Online Class at 18 Reasons. Five calendar days before class, 18 Reasons may decide to cancel this class if not enough tickets are sold. We will notify registrants by email about cancellations.
Originally from Illinois, Justin Fertitta began working in professional kitchens at the age of 15. After graduating from The Culinary Institute of America in 2004, Justin honed his craft in the trenches of the New York City restaurant scene for over a decade, working in many renowned kitchens including Aquavit, The Waldorf Astoria, Five Leaves and Desnuda. Throughout his career as a Chef, teaching those around him has always been a primary focus and passion. Justin loves to travel abroad whenever the opportunity presents itself. He’s traveled extensively throughout Southeast Asia, exploring the many regional cuisines and wet markets, where he draws much of his culinary inspiration. In 2015, he developed the first ever Chef-in-Training Program at The Doe Fund, a nonprofit that provides job training opportunities for individuals with a history of homelessness, addiction, and incarceration. His experience leading the course for two years solidified a passion for teaching culinary arts. A recent transplant to the Bay Area, he splits his time as a private chef and a freelance culinary instructor. Justin is excited to explore California cuisine and share his experience and passion with those at 18 Reasons.