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October 2020

fruit tarts

*Virtual* Pastry Basics Series: Tarts

Thursday, October 1, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20 – $50

It’s likely that we’ve all been indulging in more sweets than usual these past few months, and with the holidays steadily approaching, now is the perfect time to brush up your pastry skills. Learn the science behind these desserts, and…

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Five sauces called the Mother Sauces

*Virtual* Mother Sauce Series: Hollandaise

Monday, October 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20 – $80

The five Mother Sauces, as dictated by French culinary tradition, are Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, Hollandaise and Tomate. If tradition is to be believed, these basic sauces are the essential building blocks for all other sauces from around the world -…

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cutting board with green onions, mushrooms, eggs, tomatoes and an avocado

*Virtual* Introduction to Cooking Series

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Virtual Event, 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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From above paella dish in a pot containing rice and vegetables with seafood.

*Virtual* Family Style Series: Paella

Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20 – $80

In this interactive, virtual cooking class series, Marianne Tshihamba serves up dishes inspired by her travels -- family style. It's more important than ever to sit down with your family and share stories over delicious meals, and Marianne will show…

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French Macarons cookies

*Virtual* On the Cooling Rack: French Macarons

Saturday, October 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

Let's demystify everyone’s favorite French cookie! Join Chef Wendi James for a live Zoom class to learn all the tricks of the trade to create French macarons at home. If you’re not able to join for any class, don’t worry!…

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Five sauces called the Mother Sauces

*Virtual* Mother Sauce Series: Sauce Tomate

Monday, October 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20 – $80

The five Mother Sauces, as dictated by French culinary tradition, are Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, Hollandaise and Tomate. If tradition is to be believed, these basic sauces are the essential building blocks for all other sauces from around the world -…

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Quiche - photo byAmanda Reed

*Virtual* On the Cooling Rack: The Perfect Quiche 

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

From flaky crust to creamy custard and savory fillings, Chef Wendi James will lead you through the preparation of a perfect quiche. Join us for a live Zoom class, and don't worry if you can't make it - all ticket holders…

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Shakshouka, dish of eggs poached in a sauce of tomatoes, chili peppers, onions. Front view.

*Virtual* Family Style Series: Shakshuka

Thursday, October 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20 – $80

In this interactive, virtual cooking class series, Marianne Tshihamba serves up dishes inspired by her travels -- family style. It's more important than ever to sit down with your family and share stories over delicious meals, and Marianne will show…

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assortment of veggies, poultry and beef

*Virtual* Master’s Deep Dive Series: Vegetables

Monday, October 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$125

It's time to dive into the deep end. Are you ready to take the plunge and elevate your cooking to a new level? Go beyond recipes to understand the technique and science behind cooking. Wow your friends and family at…

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Chef slicing scallions on wooden cutting board

*Virtual* Knife Skills: Common Vegetables

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 @ 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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shrimp pad thai on plate in flat lay composition with copy space atop rustic wooden table

*Virtual* Family Style Series: Pad Thai

Thursday, October 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20 – $80

In this interactive, virtual cooking class series, Marianne Tshihamba serves up dishes inspired by her travels -- family style. It's more important than ever to sit down with your family and share stories over delicious meals, and Marianne will show…

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November 2020

assortment of veggies, poultry and beef

*Virtual* Master’s Deep Dive: Eggs

Monday, November 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$125

It's time to dive into the deep end. Are you ready to take the plunge and elevate your cooking to a new level? Go beyond recipes to understand the technique and science behind cooking. Wow your friends and family at…

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Chicken Mafe a West African stew with a peanut coconut sauce close-up in a plate. Horizontal top view

*Virtual* Family Style Series: West African Mafé

Thursday, November 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20 – $80

In this interactive, virtual cooking class series, Marianne Tshihamba serves up dishes inspired by her travels -- family style. It's more important than ever to sit down with your family and share stories over delicious meals, and Marianne will show…

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assortment of veggies, poultry and beef

*Virtual* Master’s Deep Dive: Poultry

Monday, November 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$125

It's time to dive into the deep end. Are you ready to take the plunge and elevate your cooking to a new level? Go beyond recipes to understand the technique and science behind cooking. Wow your friends and family at…

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Dahi Toast, (Indian Yogurt Sandwiches)

*Virtual* Family Style Series: Dahi Toast + Tomato Soup

Thursday, November 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20 – $80

In this interactive, virtual cooking class series, Marianne Tshihamba serves up dishes inspired by her travels -- family style. It's more important than ever to sit down with your family and share stories over delicious meals, and Marianne will show…

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assortment of veggies, poultry and beef

*Virtual* Master’s Deep Dive: Roots and Tubers

Monday, November 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$125

It's time to dive into the deep end. Are you ready to take the plunge and elevate your cooking to a new level? Go beyond recipes to understand the technique and science behind cooking. Wow your friends and family at…

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Chef slicing scallions on wooden cutting board

*Virtual* Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 @ 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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overflowing platter of tamales, wrapped in corn husks

Street Food: Tamales

Thursday, November 19, 2020 @ 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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by Andrea Nguyen

Long Lunch: Bánh Xèo, or Vietnamese Rice Crêpes

Friday, November 20, 2020 @ 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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assortment of veggies, poultry and beef

*Virtual* Master’s Deep Dive: Beef

Monday, November 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$125

It's time to dive into the deep end. Are you ready to take the plunge and elevate your cooking to a new level? Go beyond recipes to understand the technique and science behind cooking. Wow your friends and family at…

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December 2020

Chef slicing scallions on wooden cutting board

Kitchen 101: Knife Skills

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 @ 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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Photo: J Aaron Farr/Flickr

Street Food of the Mekong

Thursday, December 10, 2020 @ 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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Bowl of French onion soup topped with cheese and thyme

Kitchen 101: Winter Soups, Part I

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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 @ 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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Apple crostata with golden crust

On the Cooling Rack: Sweet & Savory Apple Crostatas

Wednesday, January 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

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

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Chef Wendi James preps vegetables in Hill Center's kitchen

Kitchen 101: Introduction to Cooking Series

Thursday, January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Pot of chicken noodle soup with orange carrots and dill

Kitchen 101: Winter Soups, Part II

Saturday, January 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 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, Corn and Bacon Chowder, and Shrimp…

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Family Style Series: Uyghur Noodles with Lamb Sauce

Monday, January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virtual Event, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003 United States
$20

In this interactive, virtual cooking class, Marianne Tshihamba serves up dishes inspired by her travels -- family style. In this class, we're traveling East to try the famous Uyghur Noodles with Lamb Sauce. This simple, yet flavorful noodle dish originates…

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