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December 2020

Chef slicing scallions on wooden cutting board

Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Tuesday, December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

Learning how to properly yield a knife is key to cooking great meals safely. Do you want to learn how to chop vegetables like a pro or learn the proper uses for certain knives? Join Chef Wendi James via a…

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Street Food of the Mekong

Thursday, December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

When traveling the world, sometimes the best meals are found in the streets – from food trucks, carts and stalls. In this interactive Zoom class, Chef Mark Haskell will take you on a tour of the back alleys and busy…

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Pissaladiere

Long Lunch: Provençal Pissaladière

Friday, December 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

Take a Long Lunch with Chef Mark Haskell! You'll cook up a Provençal Pissaladière, a savory onion tart with olives and anchovies. Goes great with a midday glass of wine! Chef Haskell’s career has taken him to kitchens in Europe, Asia,…

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Apple crostata with golden crust

On the Cooling Rack: Sweet & Savory Apple Crostatas

Tuesday, December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20 Sold out

From golden crust to gooey fillings, Chef Wendi James will lead you through the preparation of apple crostatas - both sweet and savory. Join us for an interactive Zoom class! All participants will receive a link to the video recording of the…

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Bowl of French onion soup topped with cheese and thyme

Kitchen 101: Winter Soups, Part I

Wednesday, December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

Warm up with some classic winter soups. In this interactive Zoom class, Chef Wendi James will walk you through Broccoli Cheese Soup and French Onion Soup. Join us for Winter Soups, Part II on January 19, when Chef James will…

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Plate of 6 samosas with potato and pea filling. Bowl of green Cilantro-Mint Chutney for dipping.

Street Food: Samosas

Thursday, December 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

When traveling the world, sometimes the best meals are found in the streets – from food trucks, carts and stalls. Chef Mark Haskell will take you on a tour of the back alleys and busy streets of faraway countries. In this…

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January 2021

Street Food: Arancini

Thursday, January 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

When traveling the world, sometimes the best meals are found in the streets – from food trucks, carts and stalls. In the Street Food series, Chef Mark Haskell will take you on a tour of the back alleys and busy…

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Chef slicing scallions on wooden cutting board

Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

Learning how to properly yield a knife is key to cooking great meals safely. Do you want to learn how to chop vegetables like a pro or learn the proper uses for certain knives? Join Chef Wendi James via a…

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Chef Wendi James preps vegetables in Hill Center's kitchen

Kitchen 101: Introduction to Cooking Series

Thursday, January 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Thursdays
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$85

We get it. The idea of cooking a healthy, non-frozen meal for yourself or your family most nights can be exhausting. Sometimes it's necessary to go back to the basics and return to tried and true recipes. Whether you are…

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Long Lunch: Paella

Friday, January 15, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$20

Take a Long Lunch with Chef Mark Haskell to learn the secret to perfect paella. In this interactive Zoom session, Mark will prepare a "new" traditional paella with shellfish, a deviation from the traditional Valenciana paella which was prepared with…

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Pot of chicken noodle soup with orange carrots and dill

Kitchen 101: Winter Soups, Part II

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

Hope you enjoyed Winter Soups, Part I! Join us for Part II, and warm up with some classic winter soups. In this interactive Zoom class, Chef Wendi James will feature her Magic Chicken Soup and Shrimp Bisque. All participants will…

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Sliced duck breast and whole duck breast on cutting board

The Whole Beast: Duck Boot Camp

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

Calling all carnivores! Many of us have forgotten that the meat we buy comes from animals. The Whole Beast series will highlight the processes involved in butchering and preparing prime cuts, as well as some of the lesser-known bits. You…

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Pâte à Choux on a cooling rack

On the Cooling Rack: Pâte à Choux Workshop

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

If you know, you know. Pâte à choux is the basis for the most wonderful things to come out of France - Gougères, Profiteroles and Beignets. Join Chef Wendi James via an interactive Zoom session to master pâte à choux.…

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by Andrea Nguyen

Long Lunch: Bánh Xèo, or Vietnamese Rice Crêpes

Friday, January 29, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

Take a Long Lunch with Chef Mark Haskell to learn the basics of Bánh Xèo, or Vietnamese Rice Crepes. These crispy, lace crepes are filled with shrimp, pork and bean sprouts and served with fresh herbs and sauces. Join us…

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February 2021

Kitchen 101: Sausage Making

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

All around the world, sausage is the food of the people. Learn to use the proper ingredients, make sausage and use various cooking methods. Eat, drink and be merry. In this interactive Zoom class, Chef Haskell will make Spicy Cajun…

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Chef slicing scallions on wooden cutting board

Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

Learning how to properly yield a knife is key to cooking great meals safely. Do you want to learn how to chop vegetables like a pro or learn the proper uses for certain knives? Join Chef Wendi James via a…

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Dark chocolate tart with chocolate crust and Maldon salt on top

On the Cooling Rack: Chocolate Hazelnut Tart

Thursday, February 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

Let's make the most of these holidays at home! Prepare a special dessert for Valentine's Day. Join Chef Wendi James via an interactive Zoom session to make a Salted Caramel, Hazelnut Ganache Tart with a Dark Cocoa Crust. Following the events,…

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Long Lunch: *Chinese New Year* Dumplings

Friday, February 12, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

When traveling the world, sometimes the best meals are found in the streets - from food trucks, carts and stalls. In this interactive Zoom class, Chef Mark Haskell will take you on a tour of the back alleys and busy…

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Pissaladiere

Long Lunch: Provençal Pissaladière

Friday, February 19, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

Take a Long Lunch with Chef Mark Haskell! In this interactive Zoom session, you'll cook up a Provençal Pissaladière, a savory onion tart with olives and anchovies. Goes great with a midday glass of wine! Chef Haskell’s career has taken him…

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Filet of salmon, steamed in parchment paper, lemons on top, shaved zucchini and summer squash beneath

The Whole Beast: Fish Boot Camp

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

Many of us have forgotten that the meat we buy comes from animals. The Whole Beast series will highlight the processes involved in butchering and preparing prime cuts, as well as some of the lesser-known bits. In this interactive Zoom…

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Long Lunch: Paella

Friday, February 26, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hill Center DC, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
$20

Take a Long Lunch with Chef Mark Haskell to learn the secret to perfect paella. In this interactive Zoom session, Mark will prepare a "new" traditional paella with shellfish, a deviation from the traditional Valenciana paella which was prepared with…

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