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january

– FEATURED CHEFS –

​Justin Johnson & Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Sustainable Kitchens

Roxanne Cardenas, Executive Chef

Yummy's

Saturday, January 23rd, 11:00 AM-2:00 PM

Southern Cooking Made Easy

(Instructional and Hands On)

Roxanne Cardenas, M.Div., Executive Chef, Yummy's

Ready to make incredible food while you have fun? Prepare for a delicious and soulful adventure as you spend an educational and informative afternoon with "Chef Yummy" while you learn the history of soul food, Yummy's 10 unspoken rules of cooking soul food, how to properly use seasoning and spices and the equipment must haves of southern cooking.

MENU:

Perfectly Fried Southern Chicken

Yummy's "Weeksaver Chicken"

Cornbread Dressing (Southern Stuffing) for the Busy Cook

Real Macaroni and Cheese 

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Veggies two ways: Greens and Green Beans

Simply Succulent Peach Cobbler

"Flash" Sweet Potato Pie

Come hungry! 

Fee includes instructional course and materials, recipes, hands on demos, and spice samples to take home.

$75.00/Per Person

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Saturday, January 30th - 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

HURRY! EAT!

(HANDS ON)

Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

We know why you don't cook at home as much as you'd like to or why you take the fast food drive through detour on your way home. Because you don't have time! Well, in this hands-on class, Chef Justin Johnson will show you some simple dishes and snacks you can make at home or on the run. 

MENU:

Quick bites and Easy Snacks

$79.00/Per Person

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february

– FEATURED CHEFS –

​Justin Johnson & Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Sustainable Kitchens

Wednesday, February 3rd - 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

*PART ONE: TAKE A STAB

(HANDS ON)

Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

THIS CLASS IS PART OF A 4 PART SERIES.

*SEE RECLAIM YOUR KITCHEN CULINARY SERIES.

In this on-going 5 part series, we’ll take the next step to reclaiming your kitchen by focusing on your tools. We will talk about preferred equipment and supplies and how to use them. Not sure what kind of knife to buy? We will show you. You’ll also get some hands on knife skills training, as well as fundamental cooking techniques and recipes to move you one step closer to bringing out your inner professional chef!

MENU :

Marinated Mushroom and Carrot Salad with Fennel 

Tuscan White Bean Salad with Hot Peppers and Celery

$79.00/Per Person (For This Class Only)

$199.00/Per Person (For 4 Part Series)

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Register For 4 Part Series Now

february

– FEATURED CHEFS –

​Justin Johnson & Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Sustainable Kitchens

Wednesday, February 10th - 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

SOUPER STEWS

(INSTRUCTIONAL)

Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

We all love comfort food. And nothing says "home-cooked" like the one-pot-meal. In this instructional course, sit back and relax while Chef Justin Johnson stews up a series of belly-warming one-pot sensations that will have your heart beaming!  

MENU:

Wild Mushroom & Spare Rib Minestrone

Red Wine Braised Chicken & Potatoes 

Paneer & Mushroom Masala 

$39.00/Per Person

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Saturday, February 13th - 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

LIQUID PAIRING

(HANDS ON)

Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

Love is in the air for this special Valentine's-themed course. The right glass of wine can take that perfect meal to another level. Bud, did you know that spirits and beer can make food sing as well? Join Chef Justin Johnson and a special guest to learn about what local brews and fine whiskeys can do to elevate an already great dinner. Must be 21 to attend. 

MENU:

Red Snapper with Charred Cabbage, Corn Puree and Smoked Paprika Oil

Steak Au Poivre with Peppered Greens and Gorganzola Creme  

$79.00/Per Person

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$129.00/Couples Discount

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february

– FEATURED CHEFS –

​Justin Johnson & Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Sustainable Kitchens

Wednesday, February 17th - 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

THE ESSENTIALS OF MEDITERRANEAN COOKING 

(HANDS ON)

Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD 

Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

By now, you've probably heard of the Mediterranean Diet. In truth, it's less of a diet and more of a way of life. From Tomatoes to Salmon to Olive oil, Registered Dietitian Elizabeth Laird will separate fact from fiction as Chef Justin Johnson works with you to hone the simple, but important, Mediterranean cooking techniques designed to get the MOST out of simple food.

MENU:  

Zesty Freekah Salad 

Seared Red Snapper with Blistered Tomatoes, and Citrus Salad 

$79.00/Per Person

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Saturday, February 20th - 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

MAKE IT & TAKE IT 

(HANDS ON)

Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Do you struggle to set aside time for preparing meals? Whether you're cooking for one, two, or a whole family, this is your opportunity work with Chef Justin Johnson and Registered Dietitian, Elizabeth Laird to make a delicious dish, then take it home so our family can taste your cooking. We'll handle the shopping, chopping and clean-up. You'll do the cooking and leave with your creations. We'll have food safe containers available for purchase or you can bring your own! 

MENU:

Pennsylvania Pork Shoulder 

White Bean and Bacon Cassoulet 

Hearty Kale Salad

$79.00/Per Person

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february

– FEATURED CHEFS –

​Justin Johnson & Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Sustainable Kitchens

Wednesday, February 24th - 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

REAL FOOD RELAY

(HANDS ON)

Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

It's a well-known fact that cooking from scratch takes more time, effort and money than opening up a box of your favorite pre-packaged meal or zapping your favorite TV dinner. Or does it? In this fast-paced, high velocity class, we will put this very notion to the test in a series of culinary relays. As a class, you'll go head to head with Award-winning Chef Justin Johnson to see if you can cook a full scratch meal in the time it takes a restaurant veteran to make things like Hamburger Helper or Rice a Roni! Bring your running shoes! 

MENU:

Beef & Portobello Stroganoff with Spaetlze 

Thai Shrimp Curry 

$79.00/Per Person

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Saturday, February 27th - 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

THE TRUTH ABOUT FAT

(INSTRUCTIONAL)

Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

You've heard it a million times: 'Eat more fruits and vegetables, exercise daily and cut out the fat.' It might surprise you to know that your body needs fat and there's many versions of this demonized compound that do your body good. Join Registered Dietitian Elizabeth Laird for a down and dirty, real world account of what fat is, how you can benefit from it, and which ones to consume in moderation.  

MENU:

Cream Poached Salmonwith Asparagus and Mussels 

Curried Avocado & Quinoa Salad 

$39.00/Per Person

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march

– FEATURED CHEFS –

​Justin Johnson & Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Sustainable Kitchens

​Jason Gorman

The Milwaukee Art Museum

Wednesday, March 2nd - 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

*PART TWO: HERBALICIOUS

(HANDS ON)

Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

THIS CLASS IS PART OF A 4 PART SERIES.

*SEE RECLAIM YOUR KITCHEN CULINARY SERIES.

After we’ve restocked your kitchen and given you the tools to start doing some serious cooking at home, we will dive into the importance of balanced meals and understanding nutrition. How do we bring great flavor out of simple foods using less salt, fat and sugar? Lots of fresh herbs! We will work with a wide array of fresh herbs and explain their benefits, challenges and even the best ways to grow them. Get in the kitchen with Chef Justin Johnson to explore the versatility of fresh herbs! 

MENU:

Herbed Chicken and Mediterranean Farro Salad

Lemon Pepper Salmon and Zesty Couscous

$79.00/Per Person (For This Class Only)

$199.00/Per Person (For 4 Part Series)

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Register For 4 Part Series Now

Saturday, March 5th - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Modern Italian Comfort

(HANDS ON)

Jason Gorman, Executive Chef-Milwaukee Art Museum

Art and architecture, fashion and food, they are the pillars of Italian culture. Of course we admire and savor them all, but the food we can actually create for ourselves. Bring a little bit of Italy into your home, and join Milwaukee Art Museum Executive Chef Jason Gorman for this hands on experience. Learn the secrets of preparing this most traditional cuisine with a modern twist.

Menu:

Clock Shadow Creamery Ricotta, Dried Blueberry Tapenade, Radishes

Gnocchi, Slow Braised Maple Creek Farms Pork Cheeks, Caciocavallo Cheese, Lots of Black Pepper

Beeramisu, A Modern Take on The Italian Classic Ladyfinger Dessert

$79.00/Per Person

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march

– FEATURED CHEFS –

​Justin Johnson & Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Sustainable Kitchens

Wednesday, March 9th - 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

SEASON WITHOUT SALT

(INSTRUCTIONAL)

Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens 

Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

There's no getting around the fact that we as humans crave salt. It's that one little thing a dish needs to bring out all the flavors that are already at work. We also consume far more salt than we should, mostly in places that we don't even need it. In this hands-on course led by Chef Justin Johnson and Registered Dietitian, Elizabeth Laird, you'll learn all about the wonder of spices and fresh herbs along with some chef secrets for bringing out the natural flavors of food without all the added salt!

MENU: 

Grilled Chicken & Brussels Sprouts with Grapes and Chickpeas 

Chermoula Marinated Mahi with Vegetable Ragout 

$39.00/Per Person

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Saturday, March 12th - 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

MAKE IT & TAKE IT 

(HANDS ON)

Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Do you struggle to set aside time for preparing meals? Whether you're cooking for one, two, or a whole family, this is your opportunity work with Chef Justin Johnson and Registered Dietitian, Elizabeth Laird to make a delicious dish, then take it home so our family can taste your cooking. We'll handle the shopping, chopping and clean-up. You'll do the cooking and leave with your creations. We'll have food safe containers available for purchase or you can bring your own!" 

MENU:

Braised Short Rib and Mushroom Stroganoff 

Garlic & Soy Roasted Brussels Sprouts 

$79.00/Per Person

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march

– FEATURED CHEFS –

​Justin Johnson & Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Sustainable Kitchens

Wednesday, March 16th - 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

REAL VS. FAKE

(HANDS ON)

Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Chef Justin Johnson and Registered Dietitian, Elizabeth Laird don't like the word "healthy." Because when you think about it, what does that really mean? For these two, there just shouldn't be anything in your food that you didn't put there. In this instructional course, we will put things like homemade tomato soup or fresh pasta up against their canned or dried grocery store counterpart. And let YOU decided which one actually tastes better.

MENU:

Roasted Tomato Soup 

Homemade Chicken Noodle and Sage

Fresh Mushroom & Sausage Flatbread 

and More!! 

$79.00/Per Person

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Saturday, March 19th - 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

MAN MEAT

(HANDS ON)

Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

Despite its title, this class is open to all genders. Our focus will be our primitive need as homo-sapiens to tear our teeth through tasty, charcoal-fired or smoked meat. We'll talk spice rubs, marinades and the nuts and bolts of your favorite primal cuts. Then, we'll fire up the grill!

MENU:

Grilled Chicken Tinga 

Korean Style Barbecue

Smoked Salmon  

$79.00/Per Person

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march

– FEATURED CHEFS –

​Justin Johnson & Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Sustainable Kitchens

Wednesday, March 23rd - 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

DIY SUSHI

(HANDS ON)

Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

Love Sushi but have no idea how to make it or where to get all those fancy do-dads? Join Chef Justin Johnson and a special guest to learn not only how to make sushi but where to find the best ingredients and the perfect tools to do it right. 

MENU:

Assorted Maki Rolls 

Seaweed Salad

Sashimi 

$79.00/Per Person

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Saturday, March 26th - 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

GRRRRAINS!

(HANDS ON)

Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Take a step back in time to the era of so-called Ancient Grains. We'll be talking about the history and amazing flavor and nutritional benefits of Barley, Quinoa, Farro and Amaranth in this earthy class lead by Chef Justin Johnson and Registered Dietitian, Elizabeth Laird.

MENU:

Pulled Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

Grilled Onion & Tomato Parmesan Quinoa 

Farro Risotto Milanese 

$79.00/Per Person

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march

– FEATURED CHEFS –

​Justin Johnson & Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Sustainable Kitchens

Wednesday, March 30th - 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

BOOST YOUR BREAKFAST

(HANDS ON)

Chef Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

Your mom used to tell you that it was the most important meal of the day, and she was right. Join Chef Justin Johnson for the lowdown on why starting your day with a boost is so important for sustaining your energy and mental clarity throughout the rest of the day. Leave with some tasty recipes to try the next morning.

MENU:

Apple Maple Baked Oatmeal 

Mushroom Spinach Frittata 

Pumpkin Pancakes with Blackberry Compote 

$79.00/Per Person

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april

– FEATURED CHEFS –

​Justin Johnson & Elizabeth Laird, RD, CD

Sustainable Kitchens

Wednesday, April 6th - 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

PART THREE: CULINARY BOOT CAMP

(HANDS ON)

Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

THIS CLASS IS PART OF A 4 PART SERIES.

*SEE RECLAIM YOUR KITCHEN CULINARY SERIES.

AttennnTION! Report for duty at the Boelter Test Kitchen by Sustainable Kitchens! In part 4 of our 5 part series on RECLAIMING YOUR KITCHEN, you will acquire the discipline and commitment it takes to change the way you cook at home. Join Chef Commander Justin Johnson for this fun and informative hands on culinary class that will include relays, an iron chef style competition and a lot of laughs!

MENU:

Pan Seared Whitefish with Shaved Fennel and Orange Salad 

Moroccan Braised Short Ribs and Forbidden Rice "Risotto" 

$79.00/Per Person (For This Class Only)

$199.00/Per Person (For 4 Part Series)

Register For Single Class Now

Register For 4 Part Series Now

Wednesday, April 27th - 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

PART FOUR: YOU COOK FOR ME

(HANDS ON)

Justin Johnson, Sustainable Kitchens

THIS CLASS IS PART OF A 4 PART SERIES.

*SEE RECLAIM YOUR KITCHEN CULINARY SERIES.

The 5th and final class of our RECLAIM YOUR KITCHEN series is pretty simple. You're going to cook for us. You'll use all the skills and knowledge you acquired throughout the series to prepare a meal of your choice using the Sustainable Kitchens Pantry. The class will conclude with a ceremony and a valedictorian will be named. Best of all, you'll be able to take your creation home with you! After you give US a taste, of course!

MENU:

Open Pantry to create what you want with a wide array of proteins, pantry staples and specialty items. 

$79.00/Per Person (For This Class Only)

$199.00/Per Person (For 4 Part Series)

Register For Single Class Now

Register For 4 Part Series Now

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