Truffle Gnocchi Dinner

Calling all truffle fans! If you have never made gnocchi before or are a gnocchi aficionado, this new hands-on class, taught by Chef Sheldon Raju, will walk you through how to take the uncomplicated potato gnocchi and elevate it to star level by adding truffles. Imagine truffled gnocchi topped with 2 delectable sauces, a parmesan cream sauce, and a cep cream sauce (porcini mushroom cream sauce). Both dishes are certainly to wow any palate! In addition to honing your gnocchi skills, you’ll learn to make a classic Tiramisu to cap off the evening. Salute! Chef Sheldon will greet you with Antipasto, then he’ll get you rolling…

  • Truffle Potato Gnocchi 
  • Porcini Mushroom Cream Sauce
  • Parmesan Cream Sauce – Chef Demo’s and shares
  • Tiramisu

About Sheldon:

Born in Durban, South Africa, Sheldon cultivated a deep love for cooking at a young age through his grandfather who managed the kitchen at the local temple which hosted weddings and cultural events.  Spending weekends with his grandfather Sheldon developed a great passion for cooking and the art of service.  After culinary school Sheldon cooked his way through numerous restaurants in Durban and Cape Town. From there he headed to Europe and worked at a two star Michelin restaurant in the Netherlands and then onto Germany. He expanded his culinary repertoire and began developing menus and concepts for new restaurants and started his own culinary consultancy business.  Over the years Sheldon has worked all over the world in top restaurants, trained with leading chefs and competed in culinary competitions developing his unparalleled expertise.

Truffle Gnocchi Dinner

Calling all truffle fans! If you have never made gnocchi before or are a gnocchi aficionado, this new hands-on class, taught by Chef Sheldon Raju, will walk you through how to take the uncomplicated potato gnocchi and elevate it to star level by adding truffles. Imagine truffled gnocchi topped with 2 delectable sauces, a parmesan cream sauce, and a cep cream sauce (porcini mushroom cream sauce). Both dishes are certainly to wow any palate! In addition to honing your gnocchi skills, you’ll learn to make a classic Tiramisu to cap off the evening. Salute! Chef Sheldon will greet you with Antipasto, then he’ll get you rolling…

  • Truffle Potato Gnocchi 
  • Porcini Mushroom Cream Sauce
  • Parmesan Cream Sauce – Chef Demo’s and shares
  • Tiramisu

About Sheldon:

Born in Durban, South Africa, Sheldon cultivated a deep love for cooking at a young age through his grandfather who managed the kitchen at the local temple which hosted weddings and cultural events.  Spending weekends with his grandfather Sheldon developed a great passion for cooking and the art of service.  After culinary school Sheldon cooked his way through numerous restaurants in Durban and Cape Town. From there he headed to Europe and worked at a two star Michelin restaurant in the Netherlands and then onto Germany. He expanded his culinary repertoire and began developing menus and concepts for new restaurants and started his own culinary consultancy business.  Over the years Sheldon has worked all over the world in top restaurants, trained with leading chefs and competed in culinary competitions developing his unparalleled expertise.

Truffle Gnocchi Dinner

Calling all truffle fans! If you have never made gnocchi before or are a gnocchi aficionado, this new hands-on class, taught by Chef Sheldon Raju, will walk you through how to take the uncomplicated potato gnocchi and elevate it to star level by adding truffles. Imagine truffled gnocchi topped with 2 delectable sauces, a parmesan cream sauce, and a cep cream sauce (porcini mushroom cream sauce). Both dishes are certainly to wow any palate! In addition to honing your gnocchi skills, you’ll learn to make a classic Tiramisu to cap off the evening. Salute! Chef Sheldon will greet you with Antipasto, then he’ll get you rolling…

  • Truffle Potato Gnocchi 
  • Porcini Mushroom Cream Sauce
  • Parmesan Cream Sauce – Chef Demo’s and shares
  • Tiramisu

About Sheldon:

Born in Durban, South Africa, Sheldon cultivated a deep love for cooking at a young age through his grandfather who managed the kitchen at the local temple which hosted weddings and cultural events.  Spending weekends with his grandfather Sheldon developed a great passion for cooking and the art of service.  After culinary school Sheldon cooked his way through numerous restaurants in Durban and Cape Town. From there he headed to Europe and worked at a two star Michelin restaurant in the Netherlands and then onto Germany. He expanded his culinary repertoire and began developing menus and concepts for new restaurants and started his own culinary consultancy business.  Over the years Sheldon has worked all over the world in top restaurants, trained with leading chefs and competed in culinary competitions developing his unparalleled expertise.

Wine Paired 3 Course Gnocchi Dinner

Chef and Sommelier Bonnie McPike brings us an unforgettable 3-course dinner menu in this hands on class utilizing seasonal ingredients with a creative twist.  A perfect start for a winter  menu for a small gathering or a party paired with 3 International Wines.

The menu is one that will become the highlight of your entertaining!

Join us and and make :

Chicory Salad with Pomegranate Seeds, Oranges, and Marcona Almonds

Potato Gnocchi with Parmesan Cream Sauce and Crispy Sage Leaves

Olive Oil Chocolate Mousse with Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream

All paired with 3 International Wines picked by Bonnie

Meet Chef Bonnie:

Chef Bonnie McPike is the owner of Bonnie Rae Catering and has over a decade of experience as a private chef, caterer and event manager. Her passion for cooking has led her to work in kitchens all over the world from Manhattan’s Michelin-starred to McLaren Vale, Australia and now Seattle. Her work in Seattle is focused on helping CEOs, professional athletes and busy families reach their health and wellness goals through healthy eating and hands-on coaching. She also has a passion for wine and is a certified sommelier through the Sommelier Society of America.

Wine Paired 3 Course Gnocchi Dinner

Chef and Sommelier Bonnie McPike brings us an unforgettable 3-course dinner menu in this hands on class utilizing seasonal ingredients with a creative twist.  A perfect start for a small gathering or a party paired with 3 International Wines.

The menu is one that will become the highlight of your entertaining!

Join us and and make :

Chicory Salad with Pomegranate Seeds, Oranges, and Marcona Almonds

Potato Gnocchi with Parmesan Cream Sauce and Crispy Sage Leaves

Olive Oil Chocolate Mousse with Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream

All paired with 3 international Wines picked by Bonnie

Meet Chef Bonnie:

Chef Bonnie McPike is the owner of Bonnie Rae Catering and has over a decade of experience as a private chef, caterer and event manager. Her passion for cooking has led her to work in kitchens all over the world from Manhattan’s Michelin-starred to McLaren Vale, Australia and now Seattle. Her work in Seattle is focused on helping CEOs, professional athletes and busy families reach their health and wellness goals through healthy eating and hands-on coaching. She also has a passion for wine and is a certified sommelier through the Sommelier Society of America.