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New Meetup: Culinary Boot Camp - Basic Training (St. Helena, CA)

From: Linda
Sent on: Wednesday, July 1, 2009 4:22 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Chandler Foodies and Wine Enthusiasts!

What: Culinary Boot Camp - Basic Training (St. Helena, CA)

When: November 16,[masked]:00 AM

Culinary Institute of America
Napa Valley Greystone
St Helena, CA

BOOT CAMPS AT THE Culinary Institute of America

November 16-20, 2009 in Napa Valley CIA Greystone Campus

Pack your bags and escape the everyday...come to CIA Boot Camp, for a culinary vacation you'll never forget.
A CIA Boot Camp is more than just a cooking class. It's an invigorating, inspiring, intensive experience. You'll learn to cook and bake like a professional with the guidance of our talented chef-instructors and energetic student assistants. You'll prepare and enjoy fabulous food and dine in our award-winning restaurants. And you'll meet and form bonds with fellow foodies from across the country and around the world.

Culinary Boot Camp - Basic Training (St. Helena, CA)

So you want to learn to cook?I mean, really cook? Here?s your chance. In this five-day course, you will become well-versed in the fundamentals of cooking. Your assignments will include hands-on training in knife skills, kitchen terminology, dry-heat cooking methods (roasting, grilling, saut?ing, pan-frying, and stir-frying), and moist-heat cooking methods (braising, shallow poaching, deep poaching, and steaming).

You?ll get an insider?s view of the CIA and hone your culinary skills:
Participate in tastings of American, French, and Italian wines.
Explore a variety of food and wine pairings.
Enjoy a ?Sharpen Your Knife Skills? demo.
Take a cooking practical examination at the end of the week, just like a professional!
Tour the CIA campus.

As a Basic Training participant, you?ll receive two chef?s uniforms, each with a jacket, pants, and a neckerchief. Paper chef?s hats, side towels, and aprons will be provided in class.
Three meals a day are included in the multi-day Boot Camp course fee.

Course Section Register Now!
Term: FY10
Schedule Number: 6075
Instructor(s): Staff
Location: ST. HELENA, CA
Dates: Nov. 16 - 20, 2009 (Mon. - Fri., 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Units: Non-Credit
Notes: *On a select class day, you will return to campus for dinner in the Wine Spectator Greystone Restaurant.
Required Fees:
Tuition $2,095.00
Uniform $0.00
Uniform $0.00
Optional Fees:
Tool Kit $425.00
Tool Kit - Starter Knife Kit $155.00

Lodging is NOT included and should be secured before registering for Boot Camp. It would be wise to call CIA to find out if there is space available for the course then make lodging arrangements then register for the course. Doubling up at B&B's and Hotels will help cut the cost of lodging.

Meals are included in the course fee.

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