If you're in Los Angeles this week, then heading somewhere else to cook thanksgiving dinner, show up with some new kitchen skills after taking a Thanksgiving cooking class in LA this week/weekend.
EATZ is offering a four-hour hands-on Thanksgiving cooking class. On the menu are roast turkey with port gravy, bread stuffing with wild mushrooms and thyme, glazed carrots, green beans with smoky pancetta & mint, skillet-cooked gruyere & goat cheese potatoes, cranberry sauce with vanilla bean & cardamon and pumpkin-spiced creme brulee. Spaces are available Thursday Nov 15 or Tuesday Nov 20 at 7 to 11 pm. More Details
Chef Andrea Cavaliere will host a special Thanksgiving cooking class at Cecconi's Restaurant in West Hollywood on Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 10 am to noon. He'll be demonstrating recipes for traditional American and Northern Italian-influenced side dishe from creamy mashed potatoes to not-your-mama's seasonal vegetables. For $65, guests will be treated to a hands-on class followed by a tasting of all the dishes prepared. Call (310) 432-2000 for reservations.
Chefs Inc is offering several holiday-themed classes including Holiday Roasting (acorn squash, stuffed game hens, roasted beet salad, chocolate cake) on Nov 12 for $75 and No-Stress Thanksgiving (Roasted Turkey Breast and gravy, Brandied Bread Stuffing, Fresh Cranberry Sauce, Sauteed Green Beans, Sweet Potato Rounds with Pecans and Apricots, Cornbread Muffins with Honey Butter, Pumpkin Souffle) on November 15 for $80. More Details
Spork Foods is holding a class in Traditional and Un-Traditional Vegan Thanksgiving recipes on November 17 and 18 for $75. More Details
Sur La Table at the LA Farmer's Market is hosting several sessions of Ina Garten's Foolproof Thanksgiving class from the Barefoot Contessa herself. Open sessions are Nov 13 and 19 for $95. More Details