Gourmet Cooking Class at Avanti Savoia in Halls
March 12, 2013 @ 10:30 pm – March 13, 2013 @ 12:30 am
Winter 2013 Cooking Classes Reminder at Avanti Savoia’s La Cucina
Knoxville’s very own gourmet food importing business is offering another set of cooking classes at their kitchen, La Cucina. Featuring a wide range of cuisines and traditions, the classes always focus on efficient professional cooking techniques that will make any cook’s life easier – and more fun!
During the traditional two-hour long technique-oriented class, you will receive samples of all food prepared over the course of the evening. You’ll also receive the printed recipes and surprise tastings of other Avanti Savoia products! Also, due to popular demand, Avanti Savoia is now offering a new series of classes on popular French Techniques. Learn culinary skills that will give you the confidence to whip up truly outstanding meals at home.
The classes are taught by Chef Joseph Lowery with other guest chefs and instructors announced along the way. Chef Joseph is an author, chef, and cooking teacher and has taught cooking classes since 1972 in Canada, Mexico, and the USA. He is currently the Chef Consultant with Avanti Savoia Imports.
Visit www.avantisavoia.com or call  922.9916 to reserve a spot! Avanti Savoia is located in Halls across from the YMCA at 7610 Maynardville Pike, Knoxville, TN, 37938.
Tuesday, March 12, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
The Fondant Intensive
Knoxville’s premier cake sculptress and designer, Regina Long is bringing her gift of sugar artistry and wit to La Cucina at Avanti Savoia. Regina has held the position of Chief Decorator at Rosa’s Catering for the last eight years. Her awards include People Magazine’s Best Wedding Cake in the state of Tennessee and numerous awards from the Imagination Library’s Great Cake Bake.
Her class will be an entirely “hands on” experience. Learn to do it all with a fun class experience that features limited seating with personal instruction and attention from Regina. You will learn to carve cake by practicing with Styrofoam, followed by detailed guidance in working with the most popular cake decorating technique on the market today, fondant!
Cost: $60 (Hands on class with limiting seating)
What to bring with you: BYOW (wine)
Menus are subject to change due to availability of certain ingredients.