Valentine’s Lunch

A romantic Valentine’s dinner is the star of the show, but a Valentine’s lunch is versatile and perfect to celebrate with your special somebody, BFF or big group of galentines! This menu, designed by Chef Thanh Tang, is easily transported home where you an use your new skills to impress anyone lucky enough to be invited. In this hands-on class, we will make:

Creamy Crab and Asparagus Bisque with Caramelized Shiitake Mushrooms

Seared Black Cod with Roasted Leeks and Rhubarb Ginger Gastrique

Orange Hazelnut Creme Brûlée and Cocoa Nib Sablée

Enjoy your meal with a choice of Champagne or Wine!

Holiday French Macaron

French Macarons are elegant almond meringue cookies, sandwiched together with a light buttercream. They are the perfect small bite to serve with coffee or after dinner, and they freeze well. In this hands-on class, learn the tricks to mastering these naturally gluten-free cookies and a go-to-recipe for a creamy Swiss buttercream that you will want to use for frosting all of your cakes.

Previously the Pastry Chef at Poppy in Seattle, Chef Thanh Tang, will share the techniques for making the perfect macaron batter, how to pipe, fill and flavor the evenly-sized cookie.

Sample in class, and then take the rest home to impress family and friends. You will make:

Almond Macaron with Honey Roasted Chestnut Butter Cream
Cinnamon Macaron with Spiced Cranberry Buttercream

Kids in the Kitchen – Holiday Cookies

Spend a fun afternoon getting into the holiday spirit. Plus bring home a variety of Holiday Cookies to share. Pastry Chef Thanh Tang,  will teach your kids how to make his favorite holiday cookie recipes. First, we’ll whip up a couple of varieties of cookie dough, learning about measuring for consistency, mixing processes and best ingredients to use. Afterwards, we will break out the piping bags and decorate our Classic Holiday Sugar Cookies in holiday style. We will work on rolling, baking, cooling techniques and piping skills to get foolproof results. Hand selected, kid tested favorites are on the menu for this class. At Whisk, we make learning fun while building confidence and pride in kids. You will sample your cookies in class and takes the rest home to share.

You will make:

Classic Holiday Sugar Cookies;

Chocolate Crackle Cookies; and 

Thumbprint Cookies.

  • All classes are taught by a culinary professional with 2 adult assistants.
  • Classes are designed for students 8 to 12 years old.
  • No prior cooking experience is required, just an interest to learn.
  • For safety reasons, please tie long hair back and wear closed toed shoes.
  • Students will be working with flour, butter and eggs and so we cannot accommodate students with allergies to working with gluten, dairy or eggs.