AMERICAN REGIONAL MENUS


Experience the Diverse Melting Pot of American Regional Cuisine.

Thursday Nights 6pm-9pm

$125.00 per class (per person)
January 6 - 27, 2011
Includes all instruction, food cost, menus and dinner





New York, New York: Delmonico’s and Waldorf Astoria circa 1895 Sold Out
Thursday, January 6, 2011 (6pm - 9pm) 

Waldorf Salad
  (Bibb lettuce, red delicious apples, currants, celery, walnuts with mayonnaise dressing)
Steak Delmonico with Oven Potato Wedges
  (Petite pan-fried New York strip steak with crisp oven-baked potato wedges)
Mushrooms Flambé Astoria
  (Mushrooms sautéed with shallots and thyme, flambéed in Sherry)
Baked Alaska
  (Thin layers of cake and ice cream torched with a meringue topping)

New England:   Sold Out
Thursday, January 13, 2011 (6pm - 9pm)

New England Clam Chowder
  (Thick and hearty cream soup with clams, chunky potatoes, celery and leeks)
Boston Butter Lettuce Salad
  (Tender butter lettuce with tomatoes, radishes, croutons and herbed vinaigrette)
Crispy Cod Cakes with Sauce Remoulade
  (Salt cod, shallots and fresh herb cakes fried to golden brown with special sauce)
Fresh Berry Cobbler
  (Fresh berry cobbler baked with biscuit topping)

New Orleans: Sold Out
Thursday, January 20, 2011 (6pm - 9pm)  
 
Fried Okra
  (Okra dredged in cornmeal, seasonings and pan fried to a golden brown)
Red Beans and Rice
  (Kidney beans, rice, celery, onion and bell pepper cooked in a smoked ham hock broth)
Gumbo Ya–Ya
  (Chicken and sausage gumbo with Creole spices)
Pecan Pralines
  (Caramel pecan confection)

San Francisco: Sold Out
Thursday, January 27, 2011 (6pm - 9pm) 
 
Caesar Salad with Sour Dough Garlic Croutons
  (Classic Caeser salad origin “Caesar’s Place” Proprietor Caeser Cardini's/circa 1926)
Seafood Cioppino
  (Crab and seafood stew in a tomato, garlic and wine broth)
Patty Pan Squash Stuffed with Spinach-Vegetables
  (Baby squash stuffed with spinach and vegetables then baked)
Ghirardelli Chocolate Molten Lava Cake
  (Lava cake oozing with bittersweet Ghirardelli chocolate)

 
  • Individuals, groups, couples and kids welcome!
  • Book a private group of 6 or more and choose a menu and date that works with your schedule.
  • Classes are limited in size - Call or e-mail to reserve a space:
    415.626.4379, joe@theculinarysalon.com
  • Pay by check made out to Joe Wittenbrook (sole proprietor), cash or billed through Pay Pal