Hands on Mexican

Hands-On Valentine's Day: Latin Lovers

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.


  • Tequila and Citrus-Marinated Scallop and Shrimp Ceviche with Avocados and Mangos   
  • Roasted Halibut with Spiced Pumpkin Seed Crust and Chipotle Compound Butter
  • Cumin Spiced Sautéed Brussels Sprouts 
  • Risotto with Roasted Poblanos and Queso Añejo
  • Chocolate Kahlua Mousse 

Skills covered in class:

  • Getting familiar with Latin ingredients 
  • Selecting shellfish and fish
  • Balancing flavors
  • Selecting avocados 
  • Determining fish doneness
  • Preparing nut crusts
  • Making compound butter
  • Sautéing green vegetables
  • Working with arborio rice
  • Whipping egg whites and cream
  • Selecting chocolate

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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