Carnation Farms hosts cooking class series with award-winning chef

Chef Caprial Pence leads cooking class series at Carnation Farms

  • Thursday, August 2, 2018 12:30pm
  • Life

Carnation Farms is kicking-off their cooking class summer series. Learn a variety of cooking skills and techniques from award-winning Chef Caprial Pence. Classes range from superstar salads to Italian grilling to fermentation 101. Each class incorporates locally grown ingredients and highlights the bounty of the season. In addition to building skills, guests also enjoy a farm-to-table meal.

Pence is a Northwest native and the first female recipient of the prestigious James Beard award for Best Chef in the NW. She graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 1982 and opened Caprial’s Bistro in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, John, in 1992. Her resume includes an array of experiences including PBS cooking shows, nine published cookbooks, The Munchery, contestant on Beat Bobby, Bookstore Bar & Cafe Alexis Hotel.

Caprial joined Carnation Farms in spring of 2018 to effect local food system change and find ways to wholly celebrate farm and table.

Summer Farm-to-Table Cooking Class schedule:

Aug. 8 | Superstar Salads

Aug. 12 | Vegetables Take Center Stage

Aug. 18 | Grilling 101

Aug. 23 | Al Fresco Entrees

Aug. 26 | Whole Grain Breads

Aug. 31 | Pizza from Scratch

Sept. 1 | Pizza from Scratch

Sept. 7 | Italian Grill

Sept. 14 | Fermentation 101

Sept. 28 | Preserving the Bounty

Information and tickets available at Carnationfarms.org.

More in Life

Mount Si Senior Center honors veterans at annual luncheon

Local veterans gathered at Mount Si Senior Center for the annual Veterans Day celebration.

Railroad history now in kiosk on Preston-Snoqualmie Trail

Folks who enjoy the Preston-Snoqualmie Trail may not remember that it is… Continue reading

North Bend completes full renovation of NE 12th Street

North Bend has completed a long time priority project, the improvement of NE 12th Street.

OPINION: Detox for your body and mind

Dr. Allison Apfelbaum is a naturopathic primary care doctor in Woodinville.

OPINION: KCLS supports citizen engagement year-round

Voter resources available at area libraries.

How do you define successful aging?

A column for seniors of the Snoqualmie Valley.

Fall City Historical Society hosts music and history performance on Oct. 19

Fall City Historical Society is hosting a performance by Bob Antone and Tinkham Road on Oct. 19.

Fall City Historic Signs map updated for 2018

The Fall City Historic Signs project will have fifteen signs throughout the city by the end of 2018.

Northwest Railway Musuem restores pews in chapel car

The Northwest Railway Museum is installing restored pews in Chapel Car 5

Fall City Historical Society features new theme for 2019 calendar

The Fall City Historical Society features their new theme

It’s time to get clear on recycling

A column by Michelle Metzler, Waste Management recycling education and outreach manager

Fall into Wellness | Healthy living

Steps to take right now rather than waiting for the new year