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Cooking Classes at Kitchenwares on the Square

Chef Sascia Marchesi instructs a class at Kitchenwares on the Square

You know you can count on me to tell you where to go to have someone else cook for you, but every once in awhile I like to surprise you by featuring ways you can learn cook at home.

I love a great cooking class, and Kitchenwares on the Square recently invited me in to experience one of theirs. Sascia Marchesi is the Executive Chef/Director of Restaurants over at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine. He taught a class on how to prepare salmon 3 different ways. (See photos below and a recipe he shared with us for Salmon Tartare). 

Most importantly, here's the schedule for their upcoming classes. Be sure and contact them through their Facebook or Instagram, or email Kim directly at kim@kitchenwaresonthesquare.com to reserve your spot!

(All cooking classes are hands on with 10 available seats for each class.)

Upcoming Cooking Classes at Kitchenwares on the Square: 

April 27, Thursday, 6:30 - 8:30pm: 
"An Evening in Morocco. You will cook along with the chef Vegetable Samosa w/Cucumber Raita, Curried Coconut Chicken, Moroccan Orange Salad and Coconut Tadi. ($69)

April 29, Saturday, 6:30 - 8:30pm:
"A Night in Paradise" Date Night Class!  You will prepare Hawaiian fried rice, huli huli chicken, and Paradise Cocktail.  ($69)

May 4, Thursday, 6:30 - 8:30pm:
Marvelous Meals for Meatless Mondays with Cindy Kleckner from Cooper Craig Ranch, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. You will prepare walnut bean burgers, fresh vegetable curry with rice, chocolate chia seed pudding, and sangria. ($69)

May 11, Thursday, 6:30 - 8:30pm:
"How to make the perfect Risotto" with Michelin Starred Chef Sascia Marchesi. ($125)

May 20, Saturday, 6:30 - 8:30pm:
Chef Sophie's "Simply Southern Italian" class.  Menu - Wedge Salad w/Homemade Gorgonzola Dressing & Crispy Pancetta, Veneto Chicken, Chocolate Cake in a Mug w/Fresh Whipped Cream. ($69)

May 27, Saturday, 6:30 - 8:30pm:
"Date Night" class with the "always entertaining" Mitchell's.   Menu TBA.

Want to create your own class or host a team building event?  Let Kim know!  She's happy to find a chef to create a menu around your theme.

(Scroll to see my adventures in cooking class at Kitchenwares on the Square.)













213 E Louisiana St
McKinney, TX 75069
(469) 301-6659

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