Hands on

Hands-On Valentine's Day: Surf and Turf

Join us for a hands-on class this Valentine’s Day weekend while our chef teaches you how to prepare an elegant meal fit for a special occasion.


  • Lobster Tail Thermidor (Lobster Tails with Tarragon Béchamel and Parmesan)  
  • Seared Beef Tenderloin Fillets with Red Wine Reduction 
  • Green Beans Almondine (Sautéed Green Beans with Toasted Almonds and Shallots)
  • Roasted Rosemary-Truffle Potatoes 
  • Individual Chocolate Lava Cakes  

Skills covered in class:

  • Selecting and cooking shellfish
  • Preparing béchamel
  • Working with fresh herbs
  • Selecting and searing beef
  • Determining beef doneness
  • Making a pan sauce
  • Cooking green vegetables
  • Roasting potatoes
  • Mixing cake batter

In this hands-on class, students will be paired in groups of three to five and work together as a team to prepare the recipes.

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