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.