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Tuesday
Jan222013

Elm Restaurant's Chef Brian Lewis Offers Cooking Classes

Chef Brian Lewis and Elm Restaurant in New Canaan are beginning a series of hands-on cooking classes to illustrate the flavors of the season, tempt the palate and teach the aspiring little chefs in the family.

On Wednesday January 30 (re-scheduled to Wednesday February 13) from 11am to 2pm, Chef Brian Lewis will teach various methods of creating healthy and delicious winter dishes. The recipes will feature winter greens and roots and how best to complement these ingredients with citrus & grains. In addition the main event will prepare a salt-baked Branzino, an age-old technique that creates a moist and luscious presentation. The cost of this event is $90 and includes hands-on instruction, recipes and a three-course lunch.

The second class is schedule for Wednesday, February 20 for the “lil’ chefs.” You can drop off your aspiring chefs (minimum age 9 years old pleas) at 11AM for a three-hour cooking class during Winter Break and Elm will guide them through the making of pasta with tomato sauce plus that good old-fashioned chocolate chip cookies. The fee per child for this class is $45 and includes instruction, recipes and lunch at the chef’s table.

For more information, check out the elm restaurant web site. 

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Reader Comments (6)

I heard amazing things about Elm and could use the cooking classes!!!! Mohegan Sun winefest, baby!!!!

January 22, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKellie

So bummed about this. Excited for a cooking class, but why that day and time? What about the people who work?

January 22, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterEmily

Speak for yourself NCFoodMan. I live in New Canaan, and have enjoyed my dinners at Elm. Don't include the whole town in your schadenfreude.

January 22, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSteve

Word has it, Paul Liebrant is the new chef at
Elm. Elm also opened a second restaurant
In Brooklyn.

August 21, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterFoodie online

That is a diffefrent Elm. Completely unrelated.

August 21, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMitchells

elm Restaurant in New Canaan is still under the culinary vision of Chef Brian Lewis. Some interesting additions are planned for post Labor Day so stay tuned.

August 21, 2013 | Registered CommenterJeff "jfood" Schlesinger

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