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Teens Classes Ages 13-18

Teens Camp: Culinary Academy June 12-15 Ages 13-18

$200

with Gerrie Bielefeld

Calendar Jun 12, 2018 at 11 am

Tuesday June 12-Friday June 15  11:00am-1:00pm

CULINARY ACADEMY

Tuesday 

Kitchen Skills 101  Begin your Culinary Camp adventure learning about kitchen equipment, kitchen safety, hygiene & culinary terminology. Chef will lead you through making pizza dough. Then you will create your own pan-grilled mini pizzas. One savory & one sweet. You will learn different ways to tie dough so when you go home, you can make your own pizza knots.

Skills:

  • Dough mixing
  • kneading
  • salt use
  • sauces

 Wednesday

Knife Skills 101 TLK Campers will learn knife skills, chopping, dicing & julienne cuts. Menu is Tacos with all the toppings. You will use your new knife skills to prep all the ingredients yourself. Chef will share with you the many delicious spices & herbs used in Latin style cooking. You will make a fresh salsa to accompany your tacos. Chef will show you how to cut mangos & then you get to eat it them for dessert.

Skills:

  • Knife skills & safety
  • flavor dynamics
  • sauces
  • saute
  • cross-contamination.

 Thursday

5 Mother Sauces Today is all about the 5 Mother Sauces. These 5 sauces are the backbone of any good Chef. Campers will learn about the 5 Mother sauces & how they are used. They are in most of your favorite dishes & you didn’t even know it. Now you will! Chef will lead you through making a roux, to a béchamel then into a Parmesan cheese sauce that becomes homemade Alfredo. You will enjoy it with pasta & a fresh green salad with herbed vinaigrette that you make yourself. There will be fresh fruit to finish off your most interesting day.

Skills:

  • mise en place
  • timing
  • flavor development
  • flavor recognition
  • temperature control.

 Friday

Secret Ingredient Competition Put your new skills to the test! Using 3 secret ingredient you will make a meal and be judged on taste, originality and use of the secret ingredients and plating. Chef will be available to offer you guidance and answer your questions. Our pantry will be stocked full to spark your culinary imagination. The TLK Top Chef will be awarded a $25.00 TLK Gift Card.

Skills:

  • mise en place
  • knife skills
  • plating & presentation
  • garnishes
  • menu planning
  • creativity in the kitchen.

 

Teens Camp: Restaurant Favorites July 17-20 Ages 13-18

$200

with Gerrie Bielefeld

Calendar Jul 17, 2018 at 11 am

Tuesday July 17-Friday July 20  11:00am-1:00pm

Tuesday

French Bistro: Croque Monsieur & Madame Sandwich

On your first day of “Restaurant Favorites” you travel to a French café. The “croque Monsieur” is the classic Parisian café sandwich. It’s a fancy ham & cheese. Then it becomes a “croque Madame” when you add a perfectly fried egg on top. In this class Chef will teach you all the skills you need to create this perfectly French sandwich. You will make a fresh summer vegetable salad & a dessert of carmelized banana.

Skills:

  • Mise en place
  • knife safety & skills
  • sauté
  • simmer
  • plating & presentation.

 Wednesday

American Favorites: Crispy Parmesan Chicken Tenders with Lemon Herb Pan sauce

Your restaurant theme continues with a twist on Chicken tenders. You will take home all the skills to make this elevated version of a restaurant favorite for your family or to impress your friends. At your own station you will learn how to properly cook chicken & deglaze. You will create a tasty pan sauce & learn to sauté vegetables. Finally, you will make a refreshing summer fruit dessert.

Skills:

  • Breading
  • sauté
  • sauce
  • simmer
  • herbs
  • emulsification
  • plating & presentation

 Wednesday

Sushi Bar: California Roll & Crunchy Shrimp Roll

TLK created this class just for teens. You will learn how to roll your own sushi. Chef will explain how to make sushi rice; proper cutting techniques & explain the ingredients used & where to get them. This class will teach you the fundamentals of creating California Rolls (Cooked) & Crunchy Shrimp Rolls. (Cooked) You will also make your own siracha mayo & enjoy a sweet treat at the end of class.

Skills:

  • Knife safety & skills
  • mise en place
  • sushi rolling
  • plating & presentation

 Friday

Secret Ingredient Competition

Put your new skills to the test! Using 3 secret ingredient you will make a meal and be judged on taste, originality and use of the secret ingredients and plating. Chef will be available to offer you guidance and answer your questions. Our pantry will be stocked full to spark your culinary imagination. The TLK Top Chef will be awarded a $25.00 TLK Gift Card.

Skills:

  • mise en place
  • knife skills
  • plating & presentation
  • garnishes
  • menu planning
  • creativity in the kitchen.




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