Looking for a free cooking class nearby? Why not attend one of Williams-Sonoma’s popular free in store cooking and technique classes to learn the art and science of cooking from their own culinary experts in September 2011. The next free cooking class offered is PASTA – IT’S ALL ABOUT THE SHAPE! on September 11 (click at bottom for more information) The specific times may vary from place to place, and you’ll need to RSVP. Sundays are their cooking technique class days. Each class is dedicated to a specific culinary topic, from the best way to work with specific ingredients, cookware and tools to creative ideas for seasonal meals. Thanks to Free Things to Do in Denver and Free Things to Do in Dallas for info on these great free cooking classes.
- Hour-long free culinary technique classes are free and include tastings of prepared dishes.
- Participants enjoy 10% savings on select same-day store purchases.
- Available at all stores; culinary class times vary by store location.
- Cooking class size is limited – call your local store to register.
September Technique Classes
PASTA – IT’S ALL ABOUT THE SHAPE!
Sunday, September 11
Eat like a Roman and savor a comforting pasta meal. A family favorite for many of us, pasta provides an easy answer to the proverbial question, “What’s for dinner?” We’ll show you how various pasta shapes marry well with different sauces and how to make perfect baked pasta, plus expand your repertoire with some tasty recipes.
PIZZA – IT’S ALL ABOUT THE CRUST!
Sunday, September 18
While Naples invented pizza, Rome has perfected the thin-crust style. And many agree, the key to great pizza is starting with great flour and learning how to make exceptional dough. In this class we’ll focus on the crust, teaching you step-by-step how to master pizza dough. Then we’ll talk toppings.
DISCOVER LIQUID GOLD – OLIVE OIL
Sunday, September 25
Share the wealth of liquid gold—olive oils, that is. Join us as we explore why certain extra-virgin oils are truly “extra” special. Learn how to make the most of olive oils, whether you’re using them for cooking, finishing or flavoring foods. We’ll taste a variety of olive oils and discuss how just the right oil can elevate your cooking to the next level.