$10 Pan Sauces Workshops on Saturday, June 4th!

Nothing finishes a delicious piece of meat or fish like the right sauce.  Now you can learn to make delicious sauces to accompany beef, chicken or fish in our one-hour Pan Sauces workshops with Chef Cesidio D’Andrea!

In this one-hour workshop, Chef Cesidio will prepare Beef with a Sauce Marchand de Vin (Red wine sauce with shallots, crushed pepper and butter); Chicken with Sauce Poulette (with sautéed mushrooms, parsley and lemon juice); and Fish with Sauce Bercy (a white wine, shallot, and lemon sauce). You will get to sample each dish and receive the recipes.

The cost for this workshop is just $10 per person!  We are offering sessions of this workshop at 10 am and 11:30 am.  To reserve your seat, call 512-266-5666.

Sweet and Savory Seafood Delights Cooking Class

Chef Andrew Brooks is always our go-to chef for all thing seafood, for his exquisitely flavored but uncomplicated recipes and techniques. Join us Wednesday, June 1st, from 6- 8:00 pm for his Sweet and Savory Seafood Delights Cooking Class!

Menu includes: Poached Scallops with Coconut, Lemongrass, & Ginger; Seared Salmon with Lemon, Honey, and Thyme; and an amazing dessert of Chocolate Bouchons with Dark Chocolate Sauce and Candied Orange. Bring a bottle of wine and enjoy a delicious meal as you learn to make these dishes. You’ll get all the recipes to take home with you.

The cost for this demonstration class is $55 per person. To reserve your seat, call 512-266-5666 TODAY!

For a full list of our upcoming cooking classes CLICK HERE

Nothing says “Party” like Crawfish Season! Crawfish Cooking Class on Wednesday, May 25th!

Crawfish and beerCrawfish? Crayfish? Mud bugs?  Whatever you call them, join Chef Mike Thompson on Wednesday, May 25th from 6-8 pm for an evening full of the delicious little critters.

Menu includes: Mini Savory Crawfish Cheesecakes; Fried Crawfish Remoulade Salad; Crawfish Boil Bisque (perfect to make with the leftovers from your crawfish boil); and Crawfish Pasta.

The cost for this demonstration class is $55 per person. To reserve your seat, call 512-266-5666 TODAY!

For a full list of our upcoming cooking classes CLICK HERE

$35 Special – HOME Butchery Seminar with Chef Mike Garaghty of Wüsthof, Saturday, May 21st!

iStock ButcheryCalling all Grillers and BBQ-ers!  Wouldn’t it be great if you were able to break down your own large cuts of meat, saving you huge money at the check-out line and ensuring you got JUST the cut you wanted? Well, now you will! Join Chef Mike Garaghty, Corporate Chef for Wüsthof Trident, on Saturday, May 21st, as he brings you through the ins and outs of cutting down some popular pieces of meat at home.

Chef Mike will butcher a whole sirloin of beef and a pork loin, and break down a whole chicken. A delicious tasting menu will be served with dishes made from the different cuts he produces.

We are offering TWO sessions of this 2.5 hour seminar at 10:00 am and at 2:00 pm. The cost for this demonstration class is $35 per person. Reserve your seat TODAY by calling us at 512-266-5666, press 3!

Special Wüsthof pricing will be available during the event!

It’s our Dinner in Paris Cooking Class, with a Unique and Classic Coulibiac!

CoulibiacOn Saturday, May 14th from 5-7 pm, join Chef Cesidio D’Andrea as you learn the secrets to making this make this Classic European dish!

A Coulibiac is a dish of salmon, wrapped in puff pastry with rice, boiled eggs and curry sauce. This dish was so popular in Russia in the early part of the 20th century that Auguste Escoffier brought it to France and included recipes for it in his masterwork, The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery– and now you’ll learn to make it at home!

Menu for this class includes: Oeuf Moeurette from Burgundy (Red wine poached egg, served with Red Wine Sauce, Bacon and Mushrooms); Salmon Coulibiac and a classical French Clafoutis for dessert.

The cost for this demonstration cooking class is $55 per person. Reserve your seat TODAY by calling

 512-266-5666!

To see a full list of all our upcoming cooking classes CLICK HERE!

Take our Train your Taster class, and learn to really TASTE the food you’re cooking!

On Saturday, April 30th, Chef Katy Parker will change the way you think about food! Through a series of tasting exercises, you will train your taste buds to detect and identify different flavors found in your food.

This will allow you to better pair your dishes and beverages, to more accurately describe food and flavors, and become a better cook overall by understanding your ingredients and how they interact.

Class will run from 11 am to 1 pm, and a light meal will be served after the tasting exercises are completed. The cost for this class is $49 per person.

Reserve your seat TODAY by calling 512-266-5666!

CLICK HERE to see all our upcoming Cooking Classes.

“Alive in 5” Raw Foods Class, Wednesday, April 13th!

Are you trying to make healthy meals, but find yourself too rushed for time?  Take this class on Wednesday, April 13 from 6-8 pm, and learn how to Make Fast, Fabulous, Fresh, Raw Foods with 5 Ingredients or Less, With Chef Marsha Paisley!

Menu includes: How to make versatile vegan milk from any seed or nut (demo will feature pumpkin seeds); a Pineapple Mojito Smoothie; Mock Salmon Pate,  a Legume Jarred Salad (a fun technique you can apply to many salads to bring them to work or school), the best Apple Pie, and Alissa’s Date Nut Torte.  *All dishes are vegan and free of sugar, gluten, dairy, soy, and alcohol.*

Our emphasis will be on easy-to-prepare dishes that you can fit easily into your busy schedule.   The cost for this demonstration class is $49 per person. 

To reserve your seat, call 512-266-5666 TODAY!

THIS WEEKEND- Knife Sharpening at Faraday’s!

Knife SHarpeningIt’s time to bring out your dull knives!  Don’t miss out this weekend (April 8-10), when Roy’s Knife Sharpening will be here on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10-5 each day.

We are using a new Knife Sharpening company for the first time, Roy’s Knife Sharpening out of Buda.

Since this is their first time coming to Faraday’s, They will be sharpening ONLY metal knives– no shears, scissors, clippers, garden tools or ceramic knives. Pricing will remain at $5 for straight edge knives and $6 for serrated. 

No appointment is necessary– just come in with your dull knives and get ready to welcome sharp knives back into your kitchen!

Breakfast Workshop on Saturday, April 2nd- Learn to make Crepes and Eggs Benedict!

iStock Eggs Benny SmallerLearn to make delicious Crepes and hearty Eggs Benedict! On Saturday, April 2nd, Chef Katy Parker will teach you to make these breakfast favorites, as well as a delicious smoothie.  You’ll get the recipes and be able to sample each dish. The cost for this demonstration workshop is ONLY $10 per person.

We’re offering TWO sessions of this one-hour workshop at 9:30 and 11:00 am. To reserve your seat in this workshop, call us at 512-266-5666!

Join the French Bistro Cooking Class on Saturday, Feb 6th

Join Chef Cesidio D’Andrea on Saturday, February 6th from 5-7 pm, for a feast of favorite French Bistro Specialties!

Menu includes: Galette de Pommes de Terre, Remoulade de Legumes and Smoked Salmon (Potato Galette served with a mix of Julienned Vegetables in a Remoulade sauce with Smoked Salmon); Classical French Beef Tartars served with a chilled Ratatouille; and for dessert, Chocolate Egg Tartlette with a Berry Coulis.

The cost for this demonstration class is just $59 per person. To reserve your seat, call 512-266-5666.