The experts in Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air and the popular Bar share their expertise on everything food and beverage related in new interactive, how-to-classes. The cooking classes are presented in a fun and informative format, and feature delicious dishes made with California’s wonderful, fresh ingredients, such as produce from Chino Farms and other local farmers’ markets, all natural poultry, and sustainable seafood. Participants will enjoy a tour of the kitchen, two glasses of champagne for the adult, and an intimate sit down dinner to sample their culinary creations.
The following course options hosted by Executive Chef Hugo Bolanos and his team are available:
QUICK FIRE CLASS: MUSHROOM RISOTTO
Wolfgang Puck’s chefs will debunk the myth behind the difficulty to prepare risotto. This popular dish can be made in a fun and easy way.
HOW TO MAKE PASTA FROM SCRATCH
This demonstration includes a discussion of the regions of Italy and the various types of pasta for which they are best known.
QUICK FIRE CLASS: THE PERFECT OMELET
Designed for the breakfast lover in mind, this course focuses on perfecting the omelet.
HOW TO COOK THE PERFECT STEAK
This demonstration includes a lesson on meat and how to prepare an entire New York Striploin from start to finish, as well as how to perfectly marinate, rest and serve a beautiful steak.
BECOME A MASTER SOMMELIER
This program allows participants to study fine wines with the hotel’s expert sommelier and learn more about the innovative world of California wines. The major growing regions are introduced and the art of deductive tasting will be discussed. Wine course offerings can be customized for any level of participant from beginner to advanced.
All instructional courses are available for a minimum of six people, are subject to availability and require a 14-day advance booking, and a seven-day cancellation policy applies. For more information and reservations, please call +1 310 909 1644.