Can’t get up early enough for the “Meet the Farmer” and cooking demos at the Ferry Building Marketplace on Saturday morning? You are not alone. Those of you work near the FB will be pleased with the new ~LUNCH & LEARN~ program they are starting, to coincide with the seasonal Tuesday farmer’s market. Here’s the scoop:
CUESA, the nonprofit organization that sponsors the acclaimed Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, is partnering with the Dacor Showroom & Culinary Center to present a new series of tasty educational programs during three summer Tuesday farmers markets. Called Lunch & Learn, these lunch-hour classes will feature a demonstration of a different cooking technique by Dacor Chef Pamela Keith along with a delicious three-course lunch. Participants will also receive cooking tips and take-home recipes that celebrate the seasonal bounty of the farmers market. The registration fee is $25 per class or $65 for all three. Pre-registration is required, and class size will be limited to 20. Registration is available online at www.cuesa.org. Programs will be in the Dacor Demonstration Kitchen located under the North Arcade outside along the front of the historic Ferry Building.
Tuesday, July 11, 12-12:55 pm. $25
Learn the techniques for successful pan-roasting and savor a delicious lunch. The menu includes: Camembert, Apricot, Basil and Candied Almond Phyllo Tartlettes; Prawn and Chicken Entrée Salad Mediterranean on Organic Greens, with Green Beans, Kalamata Olives, and a Lemon and Feta Cheese Vinaigrette; and Cherry and Nectarine Galette.
Tuesday, August 15, 12-12:55 pm, $25
Discover the secrets of sauté and enjoy a tasty lunch you’ll be able to duplicate easily at home. The menu includes: Crispy Toast “Caprese” Croustades Filled with Sweet Cherry Tomatoes, Basil Pesto and Fresh Mozzarella; Balsamic-Glazed Chicken Breasts, with a Warm Spinach, Heirloom Tomato, and Olive Salad on Parmesan Pappardelle Pasta; Double Chocolate Kisses.
Tuesday, September 19, 12-12:55 pm, $25
Everything you need to know for great grilling along with a flavorful lunch. The menu includes: Sweet and Hot Spiced Rosemary Cashews; Cedar Planked Pink Peppercorn Salmon with Herbed Sugar Crust, Grilled Corn on the Cob and Salt-Roasted Fingerling Potatoes; Chocolate Truffle-Filled Almond Sandwich Cookies.
Lunch & Learn
July 11, August 15, September 19
Ferry Building Marketplace