28 October, 2021, 04:36

In-person & virtual cooking classes with Flying Aprons Tucson: October 2021 Schedule

Flying Aprons Tucson has been working hard to bring people together by introducing some of Tucson’s vibrant food scene to their home’s kitchen.

Each of the classes is taught by some of Tucson and Southern Arizona’s best culinary professionals, including restaurant chefs, personal chefs, and bakers — all to represent the region’s most creative and delicious recipes.

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Recently, Flying Aprons had only been offering the cooking classes online but now you’ve got the option to choose in-person classes, too.

The October cooking classes are $75 each for in-person and $40 for virtual Zoom classes. You can register now for any of the following courses, too.

Flying Aprons Tucson October 2021 Schedule

Monday, October 18 from 6 – 7 p.m.

The class “Fall Comfort Food Tucson Style with Saguaro Corners Chef/Partner CJ Hamm” will be in-person and limited to 25 people. The class is also available on Zoom.

“We’re ready for Fall! Known for his comfort food with a Tucson twist, Saguaro Corners Chef/Partner CJ Hamm’s menu will have you primed for the season. There’s also a special treat: We’ll have the restaurant and bar to ourselves since they’re normally closed on Mondays.”

Executive chef CJ Hamm at Saguaro Corners (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Executive chef CJ Hamm at Saguaro Corners (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Where is the cooking class happening?
  • Saguaro Corners Restaurant at 3750 S. Old Spanish Trail
  • Virtually on Zoom
What’s on the menu?
  • Cumin Crusted Roasted Pork Loin – with Local Bourbon Apple Jus, Chipotle Honey Mashed Yams, Agave Braised Collard Greens and Pumpkin Panna Cotta with Candied Lemon and Prickly Pear Coulis
  • A specialty curated whiskey cocktail, complementing the flavors, will be available for separate purchase

For more information and to register, visit flyingapronstucson.com

Monday, October 25 from 6 – 7:30 p.m.

The class with a “Celebrating Día de los Muertos – Sugar Skulls, Cookies & Pan Muerto” course, is in-person, and limited to 20 people.

“On November 2, deceased loved ones return and are greeted with ofrendas (offerings) on altars covered with sugar skulls, foods, candles, photos, and other objects.”

Credit: Alejandro Avila Cortez on Pixabay

Where is the cooking class happening?
  • La Estrella Bakery’s newest location at 901 N. Grande Ave.
What’s on the menu?
  • Make a sugar skull in a mold that you’ll take home
  • Decorate a sugar skull, cookie
  • Pan Muerto – the orange and anise light, fluffy yeast bread.
  • Isabel Montaño, Jorge Franco, and Erica Franco, children of founders Marta and Antonio Franco, will share stories and the history of Día de los Muertos, sugar skulls, and Pan Muerto, as well as guide you step-by-step with your decorating.

Photo courtesy of Flying Aprons Tucson on Facebook

For more information and to register, visit flyingapronstucson.com

Wednesday, October 27 from 6 – 7:30 p.m.

The “Cheesemaking: Mozzarella, Burrata & Ricotta” class is available on Zoom or in-person (limited to 20 people).

“The soft texture of mozzarella, the creaminess of burrata (the soft shell with a creamy center) and the lightness of ricotta – you’ll make some of the richest and tastiest cheeses ever”

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Photo courtesy of Flying Aprons Tucson

Where is the cooking class happening?
  • The Urban Grove at 550 W. Orange Grove Rd.
  • Virtually on Zoom
What’s on the menu?
  • Learn the secrets of Italy’s iconic cheeses and after they’re made
  • Create a burrata board that pairs cheese with complementary foods

For more information and to register, visit flyingapronstucson.com

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