Teens at Whisk – Great Cities of Europe – 5 Day Camp

This 5-day camp is designed for teens ages 13 and above

MONDAY, July 10th to FRIDAY, July 14th

From 2:00 PM TO 4:00 PM, Everyday

In this week-long camp, Chef Lee Baker will inspire your child to experience foods from some of the greatest cities in Europe.  We will learn a bit about each city, explore the different ingredients and flavor profiles that make each city distinct and cook up delicious recipes from the “City of the Day.”  Our skilled culinary team will assist each day as your teen practices knife skills and becomes familiar with everyday kitchen equipment.  Pack your food passport and experience a different destination city daily.

Monday: Paris
On our trip to Paris, we will make several dishes that are synonymous with the French:

Quiche Lorraine, Green Salad with French Dressing and Madeleines

Tuesday: Berlin
Next we’ll take a trip to Germany, making three very traditional German dishes:

Cheesy Spaetzle, Chicken Schnitzel and Apple Strudel

Wednesday: Bologna
Off to Italy to learn the art of pasta making:

Homemade Linguine with Bolognese Sauce and Lemon Ricotta Cakes

Thursday: Madrid
We head to Spain, to the capital city of Madrid, for:

Beef Empanadas, Spanish Potato, Onion & Egg Tortilla, Pan con Tomate (tomato-rubbed garlic bread) and Mock Sangria

Friday: London
Our last stop is London for some traditional English foods:

Fish and Chips, Coleslaw and Hobnob Cookies (made with both rolled oats & jumbo oats)

  • All classes are taught by a culinary professional with 2 adult assistants.
  • No prior cooking experience is required, just an interest to learn.
  • For safety reasons, please tie long hair back and wear closed-toed shoes.
  • Allergies or dietary restrictions may be accommodated – just let us know upon registration.

Argentina Inspired Gaucho Grilling

Argentinians have a reputation for their love of eating. Invitations to have dinner at home are generally viewed as a symbol of friendship, warmth and integration. The Argentinian cuisine is a cultural blending of Mediterranean influences from early Italian and Spanish settlers, followed by British, German and Jewish immigrants who brought their styles and foods with them. Come join Chef Drew Flanders in this hands-on grilling extravaganza to create a meal to remember, making some of Argentina’s culinary classics.

You will make and enjoy:

  • Grilled Rib-Eye Steak with Chimichurri
  • Grilled Peppers, Onions, Mushrooms and Seasonal Vegetables
  • Crispy Smoky Roasted Potatoes
  • Quince and Cheese Tart

Served with Argentinian Wine!

The French Inspired 3 Course Dinner

Let us bring a little France into your home with Chef James Sherrill in this hands on French 3 Course Dinner Class. French cuisine is a treasure trove of comfort food recipes, thick sauces, satisfying stews, long brasies, not to mention potatoes, all in the comfort food hall of fame.  Chef James has selected a foods that make up a delectable 3 course dinner for you to enjoy and repeat to share with your family and friends.

The menu:

Salad Lyonnaise – frisee, bacon lardons, a 6 minute egg, croutons, warm mustard vinaigrette

Cote de Boeuf,  rissole potatoes, haricot verts, with bearnaise sauce – (Bone in Rib Eye)

Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee

About James;

James has lent his creative touch to many restaurants in his native Seattle, as well as San Francisco. There he worked several positions at Jardinière and then went on to take the sous chef position at the two Michelin-starred seafood restaurant, Aqua. In Seattle, he worked with Jason Wilson at Crush. He then served as chef de cuisine at Restaurant Zoë and executive chef at Re:public and Single Shot. In 2014 he was presented a Rising Star Chef award by Seattle Met Magazine. James is now chef owner of Lovely Night Catering.