30 November, 2022, 09:32

This Week at the Carriage House: Ensenada, Mexico Cooking Class & Dinner, Chef Maria from BOCA

Here’s what’s shaking this week at the Carriage House:

City of Gastronomy – Ensenada, Mexico Pop-up Cooking Class & Dinner

5:30 p.m. Friday, October 7 • $80 per person plus tax and gratuity
(Credit: Alejandro Alarcon Baquedano)

(Credit: Alejandro Alarcon Baquedano)

Continuing the Cities of Gastronomy Around the Globe series, this event will feature a cooking class and pop-up dinner with the signature ingredients of Ensenada, Mexico, a fellow City of Gastronomy most well-known for its wine. Chef Diego Hernandez will share Baja Californian signature recipes from his restaurant Corazón de Tierra in Guadalupe Valley, named one of the top 50 restaurants in Latin America. Chef Janos Wilder will join to help teach the course, which includes a demonstration, recipes, hors d’oeuvres, and a-five course dinner with beverages.

Call 520-615-6100 to reserve your spot.

Cooking from Scratch, Maria Style

11 a.m. Saturday, October 8 • $120 per person
Chef and owner Maria Mazon at BOCA Tacos y Tequila (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Chef and owner Maria Mazon at BOCA Tacos y Tequila (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Chef Maria Mazon from BOCA will show you how to be creative using in-season ingredients along with the ingredients already in your fridge for a Mexican-inspired feast.

Call 520-615-6100 to reserve your spot.

Coming soon  at the Carriage House:
  • 11 a.m. Saturday, October 22 – Chef Al Zeman will bring back classic dishes from Fuego!, one of Tucson’s “lost” restaurants. Featured dishes include the Tequila Flambe appetizer of shrimp, Chorizo, roasted peppers and garlic, Oysters “Rio Lobo”, Baked Oysters with Cilantro pesto, roasted peppers, chorizo and dry aged Sonoma Jack Cheese, chile and lime, Prickly Pear Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Potato Chips, Spicy Apple Chutney, and speedy braised cabbage, Pistachio Apple “Tarte Tatin” Caramelized Apple tart, with Pistachio Gelato, and Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake. $60 per person.
  • 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 25 – The first Tucson Chef’s Table Pop-Up dinner at Carriage House will feature Chef Daniel Thomas from BIRD Southern Table and Bar. The dinner will feature a preview of what’s in store for BIRD, including seasonal ingredients from both local purveyors and specialty farms across the U.S. $80 per person plus tax and gratuity.

Don’t forget: Sign up for any 5 classes and the 6th is “on the house!”

For more information, visit carriagehousetucson.com.

Jackie is a food writer and photographer native to Tucson. He loves corgis and still thinks rickrolling is funny. If you'd like to stalk him, visit jackietran.com and his Instagram @jackie_tran_.