Head Chef of Purple Seattle Harry "Coachie" Mills will be joined by Purple's Wine Director'Chris Horn as we shop Pike Place Market for local'seasonal ingredients and learn how to pair our meal with'wine. We go from menu'planning to meal'creation as we head back to Pike Place Market's Atrium kitchen to cook up a three course meal using our procurred'market ingredients.'We then enjoy'our beautiful meal together.
This class uncovers'how wine and food flavors can work'symbiotically and how to'think of wine pairing in a less intimidating way.'This cooking class format is more demonstration based in order to get the most out of the wine teachings and ad-hoc menu conceptualization using our Northwest produce and proteins from local farmers.'
This multi-course menu'will be using recipes from Coach Harry and Chris's new cookbook called'Cook+Cork: A Chef and Sommelier Spill the Secrets of Food and Wine Pairing.'
This cooking class begins with a 30 minute tour of Pike Place Market to connect us to the local ingredients that will be used in class. 'Class format is designed to'create an ideal'learning environment and interaction with other participants and chef.'This class will be more demonstration style in order to benefit from the wine pairing information.' What's included:
Shopping tour through the local market vendors that supply the best chefs in town
Education on what's in season, where it comes from and how to pick the best produce and meat
10-15% off vendor partners in the'Pike Place Market'
Learn about Seattle's culture and NW cuisine
Instructional cooking tips and tricks
Eat a beautifully prepared Northwest gourmet meal made with the freshest local, organic ingredients