Special Events and Classes

REGISTRATION POLICIES & INFORMATION:

You may register at the store, fax or call in your registration. Mail-in registrations will be taken by postmark date. Be sure to list your name, phone number, class choice(s) including time, date of class, and send us a check or your Visa or Master Card number and expiration date. 3-digit code on the back of the card, as well as the address your statement is sent to. You may call 338-4339, fax to 685-0596 or register in person at 2807 Oak Street. Gift Certificates must be presented at time of registering or mailed in with registration. Cancellations must be made in person at the store or via phone ONLY. Please do not email, fax or leave voicemail for cancellations as they will not be accepted. Cancellations must be received seven days prior to class date. You are always welcome to send someone in your place.

Not our favorite part, but we feel you should know the policies regarding cancellations. We understand that life happens, and you may find yourself in a pickle and need to cancel, so here’s the deal: We do not issue refunds for cancellations, but if you are nice and follow the rules, we will offer store credit.

The rules: No cancellations on “guest chefs”…..if you cannot attend, send a substitute. General Class cancellation: 7 working days prior to the class. Please, no exceptions. You are always welcome to send someone in your place and if you are unable to do so, class recipes and menus will be made available for you.

Classes begin at the designated hour. Your promptness will be appreciated by the
instructors and your fellow students. We strive to be on time at the beginning of
each class, so we can end our classes on time for baby-sitters and other commitments.

SHOW PAST CLASSES

July 7 A Special Guest Chef from La Luna Cooking School, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico ! Traditional Cooking with Chef Miriam Flores
With over ten years of professional cooking experience and an intimate knowledge of Mexican ingredients, Chef Miriam Flores is one of Puerto Vallartas most exciting chefs. Hailing from a small village not too far from Vallarta, Chef Miriam Flores was taught by her grandmother (Abuela) at an early age to have a relationship with the foods of her region and inspired Flores to become a chef. Chef Flores trained at Portland Oregons Le Cordon Bleu, where she graduated with honors. She worked in some of Portlands best restaurants including Andina and Blue Hour. Her European travels found her in Spain, Scotland, and Ireland where she was honored with the Bridgestone Award for her signature line of sauces. Her cooking style could be described as Traditional Mexican cuisine with a gourmet touch !
Menu:
Puerto Vallarta-style Guacamole
Abuelas Tortilla Soup
Poblano Peppers Stuffed with Meats, Fruits and an Almond Sauce
Huachinango, Red Snapper Wrapped in Banana Leaves
Orange Flan, Classic Mexican Custard with Vanilla and Orange

Time: 6-9 PM
Cost: $85.00
  11 VitaMix Classess / Workshop !

From frozen dessert to steaming hot soup, create entire menus with the technology that redefines what a blender can do. Basil and Kale Pesto Fresh Strawberry Sorbet, Sweet Potato Purée with Maple, Bacon and Sage, and many more recipes and techniques !
Why invest in Vitamix? Because it will change your life!
The VitaMix Chef will guide you through a variety of recipes making the most of this professionally developed kitchen powerhouse.
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Time: 11am til 1pm or 1pm til 3pm
Cost: $45.00 / Session
  11 VitaMix Classess / Workshop !

From frozen dessert to steaming hot soup, create entire menus with the technology that redefines what a blender can do. Basil and Kale Pesto Fresh Strawberry Sorbet, Sweet Potato Purée with Maple, Bacon and Sage, and many more recipes and techniques !
Why invest in Vitamix? Because it will change your life!
The VitaMix Chef will guide you through a variety of recipes making the most of this professionally developed kitchen powerhouse.
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Time: 11am til 1pm or 1pm til 3pm
Cost: $45.00 / Session
  14 Robin Wipers "Big Bowls" Meals in a Bowl Class !

Make everyday cooking a little healthier, a lot easier and flavor-packed with this exciting collection of quick Meals-in-a-Bowl. Learn to build Bowls that balance flavor, texture, grains, vegetables, proteins, sauces and garnishes.
A great option for a variety of diners from picky eaters to vegans to Paleo, let everyone build their own bowls to suit their tastes. Add or subtract grilled chicken, fish, beans, veggies, etc. to build your own bowls.
Menu includes:
YUM BOWLS: Learn to make Robins spot-on re-creation of the very popular Yum Sauce, and then build a bowl around it with black beans, brown rice, homemade salsa and condiments.
ANCIENT HEIRLOOM GRAINS BIG BOWLS:
with Roasted Vegetables and Cilantro-Basil-Walnut Pesto. Discover the nutty, rich, earthy, nutritious flavors of ancient heirloom grains. We will explore several ancient grains including emmer, kamut and freekah.
BIG BOWL PAD THAI:
Why eat out when the best Pad Thai can be made right in your own kitchen? An easy, quick, delicious version of this favorite take-out.

Time: 6-8:30 PM
Cost: $60.00
  18 Cheesemaking …..Whey Fun…
CPT Chef Keith Ellis repeats this very popular workshop, teaching the fundamentals of making fresh cheeses. Learn the fun and practical techniques of Homemade Mozzarella, Ricotta and Mascarpone. There is no better pizza than the one you will make with this fresh Mozzarella and you’ll want to incorporate the fresh Ricottas and Mascarpone in all of your cooking….or just enjoy them by themselves.
PS. We stock Home Cheese Making Supplies here at CPT!

Time: 10 AM to Noon
Cost: $45.00
  30 Pizza for a Cause !
Save the Date !
Cooks Pots & Tabletops teams up with Dive for a Cure in hosting a Pizza Making Workshop, with all proceeds going to the effort to cure cancer ! So many of us have been touched by cancer, help fund the f research to slow and eventually cure this disease .
Time: 6 - 8:30 PM
Cost: $45.00

 
         
         
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