You can register today for any of the cooking classes listed below in-store, on this webpage or call our main number 512-266-5666 and press 3 on the main menu for a sales associate to register by phone.
If you have any dietary restrictions, please call us and ask if they can be accommodated BEFORE registering for class. We cannot guarantee that chefs will be able to make last minute changes or cook separate portions for special needs.
2018 Cooking Class Calendar
Saturday, July 21, 11 am- 1 pm
Beautiful, Bountiful Eggplant 101, with Chef Scarleth Aguilar. Eggplants can be intimidation- so big, and so purple! Join Chef Scarleth at this luncheon class, to learn some simple and delicious Vegetarian preparations of this fascinating vegetable. Menu includes: Baba Ghanoush with Pita Bread; Grilled Eggplant Mozzarella Napoleons; Classic Eggplant Parmesan; and for dessert, Eggplant Sorbet. (Just kidding! It's Strawberry!) The cost for this demonstration class is $59 per person.
Saturday, July 21, 5-7 pm.
Chef Daniele Panella brings us an Italian Cooking Class in the style of Palermo, the capital of Sicily. The menu includes: Sicilian Frittata Rolls, with Trapanese Pesto, Prosciutto, and Mozzarella; Palermo Chicken Cutlets with Parsley, Mint, Pecorino Cheese and Lemon; and for dessert, traditional Cannoli. The cost for this demonstration class is just $59 per person.
Sunday, July 22, 2018, 1-3 pm.
Chef Uyen Pham brings us a delicious Vietnamese menu! Dinner includes: Caramelized Fish Sauce Wings, Pickled Carrot-Daikon, Chargrilled Pork, Steamed Jasmine Rice, Chili-Lime Dressing, and for dessert, Coconut Tapioca Pudding. The cost for this demonstration class is $59 per person.
Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10 am or Noon.
Chilled Summer Soups Workshop! Nothing beats a cool refreshing soup on a hot day. In this one-hour workshop, Chef Laura Dallair will teach you to make three Cold Summer Soups- a Spicy Gazpacho; a Sweet Corn and Yellow Pepper Soup, served with a crunchy Salad; and a Chilled Cucumber Soup with Dill. You'll sample each dish, and receive the recipes. The cost for this one-hour demonstration workshop is just $15 per person, and we're offering sessions at 10 am and Noon.
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Saturday, July 28th, 5-7 pm
Summer Mexican Seafood Delight Cooking Class with Chef Scarleth Aguilar. Much of the cuisine of true Mexico derives from the seas that border it on both east and west. In this class, Chef Scarleth will teach you some lovely seafood preparations that make the most of fresh vegetables and seafood. Menu includes: Mexican-style Ceviche; Avocado Cream Tostada; Fish a la Veracruzana (Veracruz-style Fish) with Mexican Wild Rice; and for dessert, Cajeta Ice Cream. The cost for this demonstration class is $69 per person.
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Saturday, August 4, 2018 10-11 am OR Noon- 1 pm
Salsa and Ceviche Workshop with Chef Laura Dallair. Chef Laura will teach you to make some delicious salsas and a crisp, cool ceviche in this one-hour workshop! Menu includes: Refreshing Watermelon Ceviche with Guajillo Corn Salsa; Salsa Fresca with Homemade Corn Chips; and Mango Salsa served with Pork Tenderloin. You'll get to sample each dish and receive the recipes to take home with you. Choose either the 11am- Noon Session, or the 1-2 pm Session. The cost for this one-hour demonstration workshop is $15 per person.
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Saturday, August 4th, 2018, 5-7 pm.
Rustic Italian Cooking Class with Chef Scarleth Aguilar. Chef Scarleth will entice you with this delightful blend of old and new. Menu includes: Rustic Tomato Tarts; Squash Raviolis with Parmesan Fondue and Balsamic Vinegar; and for dessert, everyone's favorite Italian sweet treat, Tiramisu. The cost for this demonstration class is $59 per person.
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Sunday, August 5th, 2018, 1-4 pm.
Hands-On Mediterranean Cooking Class with Chef Goldie Radojevich. Join Chef Goldie in the kitchen as she teaches you to make a variety of Mediterranean specialties! You'll work hands on to make: Spicy Shrimp and White Bean Panzanella; Cheese and Swiss Chard Borek; Halloumi with Strawberry Pesto Bruschetta; and Spanish Chicken Skewers with Peach Caprese Salad. When the cooking is over, you'll enjoy a family-style meal. The cost for this hands-on class is $69 per person.
Saturday, AUGUST 11th, 11am to 1pm.
5 Secrets To World-Class Texas Brisket on your Smoker. Local Smoking experts John and Janell Oakes will teach you how to choose the right brisket at the store, how to prep, rub, cook, rest, and slice the perfect brisket. Menu includes: Watermelon Salad with Hibiscus Mint Dressing, Prime Central Texas Style Brisket and Green Chile Mac & Cheese. Demonstration will be on the Big Green Egg. The cost for this demonstration class is $59 per person.
Saturday, August 11, 5-7 pm.
Chef Uyen Pham, chef instructor at the Escoffier School in San Antonio, brings us a delicious repast worthy of a French Bistro! Menu includes: Heirloom Tomato and Cucumber Salade with Basil Vinaigrette; Grilled Steak au pistou; Summer Ratatouille; Moroccan Couscous; and for dessert, a Mixed Berry Galette with Vanilla Glace. The cost for this demonstration class is $59 per person.
Sunday, August 12th, 2018, from 1 PM TO 4 PM.
Chef Daniele Panella will teach a HANDS-ON Pasta Making Class! You'll work in the kitchen in small groups with Chef Daniele to prepare a NEW menu of Burrata Ravioli with Cherry Tomato Sauce; Gnocchi with Sage and Brown Butter Sauce; and Pappardelle, with Red Bell Pepper pesto. When the cooking is finished, you'll sit down to enjoy a family-style meal. You'll get the recipes and the experience you need to make these dishes at home. Mangia! The cost for this hands-on class is $69 per person.
Wednesday, August 15th, 2018, 6-8 pm.
Dumplings Around the World with Chef Goldie Radojevich! Dumplings... those little pockets of deliciousness that we all love! Chef Goldie will teach you to make dumplings and "pockets" from several different cultures in this yummy class. The menu will include: Japanese Pork Dumplings; Greek Tiropita; Polish Pierogies; Indian Samosas; and Argentinian Chicken and Olive Empanadas. The cost for this demonstration class is $59 per person.
Saturday, August 18th, either 11am- Noon or 1-2 pm.
Quick and Easy Pasta Sauces Workshop! Chef Laura Dallair will teach you to make three quick, simple and totally delicious pasta sauces that will make whipping up dinner a breeze! You'll learn to make a bright, fresh Primavera Sauce, White Clam Sauce and spicy Roasted Cherry Tomato sauce, get to sample each dish on pasta, and receive the recipes to take home. The cost for this demonstration workshop is just $15 per person.
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Saturday, August 18th, 2018, 5-7 pm.
Hands-On Sushi Making Class with Chef Andrew Brooks! Always wanted to learn how to roll sushi? Here's your chance! Chef Andrew Brooks will teach you to make THREE different and creatively delicious sushi rolls, hands-on... you'll get to roll your own! You'll work with a variety of fish and other ingredients to make an amazing dinner. The cost for this HANDS-ON class is $69 per person.
Sunday, August 19th, 1 pm to 4 pm.
Join Chef Daniele Panella for a HANDS-ON Pizza Making class! In this class, you'll learn to make the perfect Italian pizza crust, both thick and thin styles. We will then make several types of pizza, which may include: Potato and spicy Italian sausage, radicchio and pecans; prosciutto, parmigiano and arugula; fried eggplant and mozzarella; a calzone with ham and mozzarella, and a tasty Nutella dessert pizza. You'll enjoy a family-style meal, and get all the recipes to take home with you. You'll definitely be as stuffed as a calzone when this class is over! This cost for this hands-on class is $69 per person.
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Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018, 6-8 pm.
Tex-Mex Delight Cooking Class with Chef Scarleth Aguilar. You'll enjoy: Fried Cheese Flautas with Avocado Cream, Crema and crisp Lettuce; Traditional Stuffed Poblano Chile with White Wine Cream and Pomegranate; and for dessert, Tres Leches Cake. The cost for this demonstration class is $59 per person.
Saturday, August 25, 2018, 11 am- 1 pm.
Perfect Poultry on the Grill with Local Grilling Experts, John and Janell Oakes! Learn all the techniques needed to brine, spice, grill and smoke your way to poultry perfection! Menu includes: Grilled Chicken Wings with Cherry Bomb Sauce; Smoked Turkey Tenderloin with Texas Chardonnay BBQ Sauce; Wood Fired Whole Chicken with Roasted Corn and Tomato Salad; and for dessert, Lemon Gingersnap Ice Cream. The cost for this demonstration class is $59 per person.
Saturday, August 25th, 2018, 6-8 pm. (Please note time is different than usual.)
A Thai Delight with Chef Uyen Pham! Thai cuisine celebrates the blending of disparate elements- the sweet with the salty, the bitter with the spicy, as well as celebrates the visual component of the food. It truly is a cuisine you eat with your eyes as well as your mouth. Join Chef Uyen Pham as she teaches you to make a delicious Thai meal that will dazzle your eyes and taste buds! Menu includes: Thai Grilled Beef Salad, Shrimp Pad Thai, and for dessert, Coconut Sorbet with Bruléed Bananas. The cost for this demonstration class is $59 per person.
Sunday, August 26, 2018 1-4pm.
Join Chef Daniele for a delicious tour of the world via their breads! Every culture has their own version of a flatbread. Enjoy learning to make these three, as well as the appropriate dishes to go alongside them! You'll work in the kitchen with Chef Daniele to make: Piadina with Gratin Vegetables (Italy); Roti with Chicken Curry (India); and Arepa with Beef a la Criolla and Avocado (Colombia/Venezuela). When the cooking is done, you'll enjoy a family style meal. The cost for this hands-on class is $69 per person.
SIMPLIFY 5-Week Hands-On Cooking Class Series! Would you like to improve your culinary skills in the kitchen? Then this 5-Part Cooking Series with Chef Katy Parker Gill is for you- whether you’re a total beginner, or just looking to brush up on your skills and expand your culinary knowledge! In five relaxed, fun-filled HANDS-ON classes, you’ll learn to prepare healthful, delicious food, while learning about basic cooking equipment and menu planning; knife skills; and how to steam, sauté, roast, slice, dice and chop. No matter what your current level of experience, you’ll become a more capable, confident cook.
Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 2018, 6-8 pm.
A Second Chance to take this popular class! Chef Daniele Panella brings us an Italian Cooking Class in the style of Palermo, the capital of Sicily. The menu includes: Sicilian Frittata roll with Trapanese Pesto, Mozzarella and Prosciutto; Palermo Chicken Cutlets with Parsley, Mint, Pecorino Cheese and Lemon; and for dessert, traditional Cannolis. The cost for this demonstration class is just $59 per person.
Sunday, September 9th, 2018, 1-4 pm.
Chef Daniele Panella will teach a HANDS-ON Pasta Making Class! You'll work in the kitchen in small groups with Chef Daniele to prepare a NEW menu of Burrata Ravioli with Cherry Tomato Sauce; Gnocchi with Sage and Brown Butter Sauce; and Pappardelle with Arugula Pesto, Smoked Mozzarella and Prosciutto. When the cooking is finished, you'll sit down to enjoy a family-style meal. You'll get the recipes and the experience you need to make these dishes at home. Mangia! The cost for this hands-on class is $69 per person.
Saturday, September 15, 5-7 pm.
Warm Tuscan Nights Cooking Class with Chef Scarleth Aguilar! Chef Scarleth will teach you to make a delicious Tuscan-style Italian meal featuring seafood. Menu includes: Gorgonzola, Honey and Pear Bruschetta; Shrimp with Cannollini Bean Cream; Fresh Lemon Tagliatelle with Seafood; and for dessert, Citrus and Berry Sorbet. The cost for this Demonstration class is $65 per person.
Sunday, September 16, 2018, 1-4 pm.
Hands-On Asian Fundamentals with Chef Goldie! Chef Goldie Radojevich will teach you HANDS-ON some of the basic dishes and techniques of Asian Cooking! You'll work in the kitchen with the chef to make Steamed Rice and Thai Fried Rice; Mu Shu Chicken (Wok Cooking); Pork Potstickers; Vietnamese Summer Lime-cured Spring Rolls; and a Philadelphia Sushi Roll. This is a great introduction to Asian-style cooking. At the end of class, you'll all enjoy a family-style meal. The cost for this hands-on class is $69 per person.
WE ARE CURRENTLY WORKING ON SCHEDULING COOKING CLASSES FOR August and September, 2018. IF THERE IS A CLASS YOU'D LIKE TO SEE US OFFER, PLEASE LET US KNOW!
If your cancellation is received 48 hours prior to class: You may have the class fee transferred to another available class or you may receive a full refund. If you cancel less than 48 hours prior to class or if you do not attend the class: We regret that your class fee at that point is NON-REFUNDABLE & NON-TRANSFERABLE. When last minute conflicts occur, please consider sending someone in your place. Reservations for groups of 5 or more will require 7 days notice for refund. Faraday’s Kitchen Store reserves the right to cancel classes. In that event, we will notify you and provide a full refund or credit.
Located at 12918 Shops Parkway, Suite 540, Austin, TX 78738
(512) 266 5666 www.faradayskitchenstore.com
Chef Andrew Brooks talks through the importance of incorporating vegetables into your diet.
During a Saturday workshop, Chef Katy Parker shares how easy making pizza at home can be.
Join us for a Sojourn to Sunny Spain in a Paella Class with Chef Fer Candil!
Chef Instructor Bio’s
Chef Katy Parker was born in Baton Rouge, LA, where she grew up surrounded by a family that has a very rich food culture. Some of her first cooking memories are making chocolate chip cookies and gumbo with her dad, and picking fresh tomatoes in her Pawpaw’s garden. She worked in Houston at Bank Jean-Georges, then enrolled at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY, completing the 2 year culinary program in early 2009. The day after her culinary school graduation, she moved to Brooklyn to start her new job at The Mercer Kitchen(Jean-Georges), under Executive Chef Chris Beischer, working in several different areas of the restaurant. In 2011, she moved to Austin to start her own successful private chef business. She is inspired by her clients and students who bring great ideas and enthusiasm to her cooking classes and private chef experiences.
Chef Andrew Brooks is the Executive Chef and owner of Spirited Food Co. He has been cooking since age 8 and in the last 10 years has worked as a private chef, nutritional counselor and food educator, food stylist, and Culinary Instructor. He was even chosen as the Chef for a cookbook tour through New York for a restaurateur where he cooked at the prestigious James Beard House. He has received several awards and accolades over the years, most recently featured in Texas Monthly Magazine in 2005 for his winning "Achiote Shrimp" recipe. For the past ten years, through Spirited Food Co., he has provided weekly meals to over 100 families in Austin and continues to add new families each week. In keeping with his food philosophy, the meal service offers great tasting low fat meals that help promote health and wellness. The weekly selection menu is carefully created by Chef Andrew to meet his nutritional criteria of locally sourced, green vegetable heavy, low glycemic foods. Andrew holds a Bachelors of Science in Food and Nutrition and four certificates in cuisine and pastry from the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu in Sydney, Australia. He graduated with distinction in both programs. Chef Andrew is passionate about educating and teaches several classes a month in Austin at different locations. He has taught at the prestigious Central Market Cooking School, Faradays Kitchen Store for several years, at Spirited Food Co., and in home cooking classes.
Chef Mike Thompson has been in the food and beverage arena since 1988. His professional training is from Johnson & Wales University at Vail. He was the recipient of the University Director’s Distinguished Graduate Award, the school’s highest award for culinary and academic excellence. After several years of cooking in Vail and St. Louis; Mike returned to his South Louisiana home. He opened his first culinary venture, Chef du Jour, in 2001. Hurricane Katrina quickly altered the future of Chef du Jour. Mike joined the leadership team of Whole Foods Market during his family’s evacuation in Baton Rouge, then moved back to New Orleans to re-open the storm damaged Veterans’ store. Now settled in Austin, Chef Mike is excited to share his passion and knowledge through cooking, culinary classes and all things Cajun/Creole.
Chef Fer Candil is the Chef at Paellas, Tapas & More. Born and raised in Madrid, Spain, she also lived in Cadiz (South Spain), and in Santiago de Compostela (North Spain). Chef Fer began learning to cook traditional Spanish food at an early age from her mother. She continues to use the same recipes that her family has passed down orally from mother to daughter for generations. Fer takes pride teaching these recipes to her five children. Fer continues to develop her cooking talents attending various culinary programs and through private lessons with professional Chefs in Spain. She started teaching cooking classes for kids and adults 12 years ago.