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CHEFS Colorado Springs Outlet Store

New Location!

4697 Centennial Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80919

• Larger store
• More convenient location
• Intersection of Centennial Blvd. &
Garden of the Gods Road
• Plus, we’re adding more
cooking class offerings & times!
• Layaway Available

Hours: Mon - Sat 10 am - 7 pm • Sunday 11 am - 4 pm

BAKEWARE • COOKING CLASSES • COOKWARE • CUTLERY
ELECTRICS • KITCHEN TOOLS • TABLETOP


Cooking Classes

Pressure Cooking Beans and Grains

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 | $45 | 12:00 to 2:00pm

Make meatless meals in minutes with today’s safe pressure cookers. Join JL Fields, author of Vegan Pressure Cooking, as she teaches you the basics of cooking beans and grains under pressure. In this demonstration class, she will prepare Umami Anasazi Beans and Mushroom Rice (both from her book) as well as a quick dessert, Easy Applesauce served on dairy-free ice cream. Class participants will each receive a copy of her cookbook. In addition, a beautiful Fagor 4-Quart Futura Pressure Cooker will be given away to a lucky winner during the class. It may be you!


Cinco De Mayo

Thursday, April 30, 2015 | $45 | 6:00 to 8:00pm

Join Chefs Jeff McCray and Betty Villanueva from Aspen Pointe Café as they teach this demonstration class in celebration of this Mexican holiday. You will learn how to make Guacamole, Shrimp Ceviche, Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce…and what “south of the border” meal would be complete without warm sopapillas? Feliz Cinco de Mayo!


The Art of Food and Wine Pairing

Monday, May 4, 2015 | $50 | 6:00 to 8:00pm

Join Chef Will Merwin and Erika Mullett as they team up to present this second of a monthly 10-part series focusing on specific grape varietals to better understand the art of wine tasting and pairing. In this class, we will explore Pinot Gris vs. Pinot Grigio, its terroir, harvesting, processing and aging. You will learn how to identify and discuss what you are smelling and tasting. Chef Will will prepare different foods to pair with the wines to showcase how they work together changing and affecting each experience. Chef Will Merwin is Executive Chef at The Blue Star. Erika Mullett is Bar Director at the Principal’s Office at Ivywild. (It is not necessary to have attended previous class in the series.)


Kids In The Kitchen

Saturday, May 9, 2015 | $20 | 12:00 to 1:30pm

For kids only! Learn how to make beautiful chocolates with yummy fillings in this hands-on class. Nancy Sakamoto, Culinary Specialist at CHEFS will teach you how to make your own molded chocolates and box them ready to give for a special Mother’s Day gift. (Sshh…don’t tell Mom.) Recommended for ages 8 – 13.


Tastes of Sri Lanka

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 | $45 | 5:00 to 7:00pm

The flavors of Sri Lanka are influenced by Southern India and other countries yet remain its own distinctive cuisine. Learn to cook authentic Sri Lankan dishes in this demonstration class taught by Lana Hillstrom, former owner of The Curry Leaf. As she presents the characteristic flavors of her native country of Sri Lanka, you will sample delicious dishes such as Tropical Fruit Salad, Turmeric Rice, Chicken Tikka and more.


Authentically Indian - Biryani and Naan

Thursday, May 14, 2015 | $45 | 11:30 to 1:30pm

Learn to make traditional Indian foods with Sindhu Bankapur in this class. Sindhu, whose native country is India, will demonstrate the techniques and methods used to prepare India’s famous Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani. In addition you will learn to make several variations of Naan (flatbread) along with Badam Milk, a delicious almond/cashew beverage. From the time Sindhu began donating cooking classes for school auctions, she has been sought out by many for private instruction in authentic Indian cuisine.


Simply Japanese

Monday, May 18, 2015 | $50 | 12:00 to 2:00pm

Join Chef Heather Mitchell, Certified Natural Foods Chef, as she helps take the intimidation out of preparing Japanese food. Learn how easy, healthy and delicious this cuisine can be. Chef Heather will teach you how to make dashi, the stock she will use to make a Ramen Noodle Bowl with Greens, Pork and Soft Boiled Egg. You will also sample Honey Miso Salmon Over Sautéed Greens and Arame (a sea vegetable). And for dessert she will prepare Orange and Green Tea Kanten with Ginger Cream.


Pressure Cooking

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | $50 | 12:00 to 2:00pm

Save time, energy and learn to cook healthier and better tasting food using today’s safe pressure cookers. We’ll visit parts of the Mediterranean with our pressure cookers as Chef Kathy Anderson from Crazy Good Chefs begins with cooking chickpeas to create Roasted Red Pepper Hummus. She will also demonstrate how easy it is to prepare Osso Buco, Wild Mushroom Risotto – and believe it or not – Cannoli Cheesecake for dessert!


Let Food Be Thy Medicine

Thursday, May 21, 2015 | $35 | 6:00 to 8:00pm

CHEFS and Thrive Health Systems have teamed up to present this cooking class with Chef Heather Mitchell, Certified Natural Foods Chef. Dr. Erik Arter from Thrive Health Systems will guide discussions for food strategies that help you move away from disease and toward good health. As we focus on breakfast ideas, Chef Heather will demonstrate creative and tasty ways to prepare a variety of breakfasts for an energetic start to your day.


The Art of Food and Wine Pairing

Monday, June 8, 2015 | $50 | 6:00 to 8:00pm

Join Chef Will Merwin and Erika Mullett as they team up to present this third of a monthly 10-part series focusing on specific grape varietals to better understand the art of wine tasting and pairing. In this class, we will explore Chardonnay, its terroir, harvesting, processing and aging. You will learn how to identify and discuss what you are smelling and tasting. Chef Will will present a variety of flavors to pair with the wines to showcase how they work together changing and affecting each experience. Chef Will Merwin is Executive Chef at The Blue Star. Erika Mullett is Bar Director at the Principal’s Office at Ivywild. (It is not necessary to have attended previous classes in the series.)


New England Seafood

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | $50 | 12:00 to 2:30pm

Take a trip to the Northeast with Chef Kathy Anderson and experience seafood cooked New England style. Chef Kathy will make a creamy New England Clam Chowder. In addition, she will demonstrate how to prepare New England Baked Scrod (with a secret ingredient) served with Salted new Potatoes and slaw, and Oven Steamed Mussels (Portuguese Style). As a bonus you will sample a Yankee classic - Indian Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream for dessert.


New England Seafood

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 | $50 | 6:00 to 8:30pm

Take a trip to the Northeast with Chef Kathy Anderson and experience seafood cooked New England style. Chef Kathy will make a creamy New England Clam Chowder. In addition, she will demonstrate how to prepare New England Baked Scrod (with a secret ingredient) served with Salted new Potatoes and slaw, and Oven Steamed Mussels (Portuguese Style). As a bonus you will sample a Yankee classic - Indian Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream for dessert.


Kids In The Kitchen

Saturday, June 20, 2015 | $25 | 12:00 to 1:30pm

What kid doesn’t like pizza and cinnamon rolls? Learn to make your own dough and make pizza, choose toppings and bake it on a stone. With the same dough, you will make yummy cinnamon rolls! Recommended ages are 8 to 13 for this hands-on class. (For kids only). Please bring an apron.



Demonstrations:


Salsa

Friday, May 1, 2015
11:00 to 3:00pm


Saturday, May 2, 2015
10:00 to 2:00pm


Aebleskivers

Sunday, May 3, 2015
11:00 to 3:00pm


T-Fal Actifry

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
11:00 to 3:00pm


Crepes

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
12:00 to 4:00pm


Pie Baker

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
11:00 to 3:00pm


Chocolate Chip Cookies

Friday, May 15, 2015
12:00 to 4:00pm



Featured Recipes:


Grilled Pork Chops
with Basil-Garlic Rub

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Mediterranean Scramble
with Feta Cheese

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Short Rib Chili
with Chocolate Porter Sauce

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Black Bean Quinoa Salad
with Chipotle Steak

View Recipe

Bananas Flambé with Rum
and Salted Caramel Sauce

View Recipe

We are excited to offer a 15% discount to our shoppers
for merchandise purchased the evening of the class.


ALL CANCELLATIONS REQUIRE 72 HOURS NOTICE FOR REFUND OR CLASS CREDIT


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