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18 Reasons: Flavors of Lyon: France’s Foodie Capital
October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A hands-on cooking class culminating in dinner served with a glass of wine or beer.
France is a country famous for its history, art, fashion, language and, perhaps above all else, its food! Lyon has long been known as France’s capital of gastronomy, home to some of the most world famous restaurants and chefs. Although many of the celebrated dishes of French cuisine are impressive, they needn’t be intimidating. In this hands-on class featuring bistro classics, Zoe McLaughlin will teach you the tips and techniques required to be a confident chef de cuisine in your home kitchen.
Cervelle de Canus —Herb & Cheese Spread named for Lyon’s 19th Century Silk Weavers
Salade Lyonaise — Frisee, Poached Egg & Lardons Salad
Poulet Au Vin Jaune — Braised Chicken with Cream, Morels & Vin Jaune
Gratin Aux Poireaux et Courges — Leek & Squash Gratin
Bi-Rite Creamery Sorbet
Zoé McLaughlin was born in Paris and raised in San Francisco. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and worked in restaurants in France while she wrote and published her first cookbook – a collection of family recipes influenced by her multicultural upbringing. She now lives in San Francisco, where she works in the non-profit culinary world and hosts online cooking demonstrations. She has a passion for bringing together the diverse flavors and culinary traditions of the Bay Area with the time tested techniques of classical French cooking.