February Cooking Classes in Las Cruces

at Kitchen Kraft, 980 N Telshior, Las Cruces, NM


-Cooking Classes February 2012-



Wednesday, February 8 @ 6 PM-9 PM -$78

Everybody loves chocolate and those that do-REALLY do! Have the upper hand with Cupid next week on Valentines Day with these delicious and decadent chocolate recipes. We’ll prepare an entire menu that celebrates your favorite food group including: Ravioli with Sage brown Butter and Mole, Mayan Chocolate Elixir, Chocolate Nutella Torte, New Zealand Chocolate Pudding Cake, Chocolate Sorbet, and Chocolate Mint Truffles. This class is an unofficial meeting of Chocoholics Anonymous! Join the fun. (Hands-On)


Thursday, February 9 @ 6 PM-9 PM -$78

Covered tagines, Dutch ovens, clay pots, ceramic pots, and enameled cast-iron pots all help make for great cold weather dishes. Tonight our recipes have you covered with a variety of comfort foods including: French Onion Soup, Beef Bourguignon with Puff Pastry, Green Bean Casserole with Portobello Topping, Moroccan Lamb Tagine, and Apple Rum Stew with Cheddar Cranberry Dumplings. Be ready for winter with these delicious and comforting recipes (Hands-On)



Friday, February 10 @ 6 PM-9 PM -$78

No other street food is more delicious, exotic and healthy than the tasty foods of Viet Nam. Tonight we prepare a whole menu of luscious finger and bowl food including: Shrimp & Pork Spring Rolls, Sizzling Crepes, Banh Mi Sandwiches, Beef Fondue with Sweet Chilli, Rich Beef Pho, Rice Paper Salmon, and Creamy Banana Sago Pudding. Don’t miss this exotic menu. (Hands-On)


Saturday, February 11 @ 1 PM-4 PM -$78

The secret to great cooking is having a few stocks, soups and homemade sauces up your sleeve. Today we arm you with exactly that. The skills you learn in this technique class with guarantee that your cooking in 2012 will be more tasty and delicious than ever before. First we will discuss how to make vegetable, chicken & seafood stocks, then whip up classic homemade soups and sauces including: Tuscan Bean Soup, Fish Fumet with Rouille,  A Great Red Sauce, Alfredo Sauce, Red Chile Sauce, Beurre Blanc, Marsala Sauce, Hollandaise, Crème Anglaise, and Caramel Sauce. This class is an absolute must for home chefs that want to improve their skill. (Hands-On)

Our Chef:

Chef John (Johnny Vee) Vollertsen is director of

the 12 year old Las Cosas Cooking School in

Santa Fe. His cooking and restaurant management

career has taken him to New York City, Sydney,

and Wellington, New Zealand. John writes a

regular food column for The Santa Fe New

Mexican and is the Food + Dining Editor for The

Santa Fean magazine. www.chefjohnnyvee.com

For Registration:

Please Call (575) 525-8466 and have ready:

Date & Time of class, Credit Card # or pay by check,

(Please allow 3 days for check to arrive) or stop into

Kitchen Kraft and register in person at our customer service counter.

Please Note: Reservations:

Once your class has been reserved, please make a note of the day as

we do not send out reminder notices. All classes must be paid for

in advance to hold your space. Cancellations: If for any reason, you

find it necessary to cancel your reservation, you must notify us 7

days in advance to receive a refund or class credit. If you cannot

attend at late notice, you may send someone in your place. We

reserve the right to cancel any class due to insufficient enrollment.

We will contact you by phone and refund your fee or issue you

class or store credit. All classes are 3 hours long unless otherwise

stated in course description. General Information: Fees for classes

include instruction, recipes, sampling of foods prepared &

beverages. Some menus may vary due to market availability of





Chef Johnny VeeFebruary Cooking Classes in Las Cruces