Bite Week Classes

The 2018 Bite Week will include two days of culinary classes.

It is the perfect time to indulge your senses in multiple experiences! Learn how to cook a range of delectable dishes conceived of and executed by culinary creatives that range from emerging to acknowledged masters. Reflecting both new interpretations of classic comfort foods as well as modern cuisine it is sure to surprise, delight and inspire all who participate!

 

2018 Class Offerings — To Be Announced!

2017 Class Offerings

SOURS AND SHOTS

Details: Standard TV and Appliance Demonstration Kitchen,
63736 Paramount Drive, Bend Monday, June 20th | 5 pm | $20

Townshend’s Tea Company’s new project,Thomas & Sons Distillery is ready to help you toss everything
you thought you knew about citrus cocktails & jello shots out the window. Hosting a cocktail class that throws a little class into backyard bartending. Class discussions will range from why

and when to shake a cocktail, how eggwhites are the secret ingredient you never knew you needed, and how the Jell-O shot can be FAR fancier than its reputation. It’s gonna get real. You will also be sampling their line of spirits, all of which are made from tea!

Ramen Noodles, Handmade, Beyond the College Dorm

Details: Standard TV and Appliance Demonstration Kitchen, 63736 Paramount Drive, Bend | Tuesday, June 21st | 5 pm | $20

Chef Nick Ragazzo will teach you the nuances of making fresh ramen noodles and serving them traditionally in uenced as well as unexpected presentations.These noodles are very versatile and can be made days ahead and along with a variety of ingredients and condiments so they can be assembled for impressive fast meals. Cocktail pairing by The Capitol bartenderAnneTran.Nick has been in the kitchen for as long as he can remember. He has trained under chefs in Portland and in Australia. He placed 2nd in theTop Chef Competition as the founding chef atThe Dogwood Cocktail Cabin and now owns and operates his own eclectic food cart,The Blackened Dragon.

CHEESE RULES!

Details: Central Oregon Locavore, 1841 NE 3rd Street, Bend Tuesday, June 21st | 5 pm | $20

Join Lysa Severson, owner of Hope Springs Dairy as she demonstrates how fun and simple making these three different styles of fresh cheese can be. Learn to make soft cheese, ricotta, and cream cheese, using the creamy raw milk from the dairy’s Jersey herd. Explore different ways to use them as a blank canvas for savory and sweet dishes to expand your culinary repertoire.

TARTS AND FIZZ

Details: Standard TV and Appliance Demonstration Kitchen, 63736 Paramount Drive, Bend | Tuesday, June 21st | 7 pm | $20

Join Nickol Hayden-Cady of the exquisite Foxtail Bakery in Bend as she teaches you the tricks to making this Summer Delight trio of tarts – Fennel Poached Rhubarb with Cre?me Patissierie,Tea-Ramisu with Macerated Farmers Market Strawberries and Salted CarmelValharona Chocolate Ganache.You will go home with the experience and recipes so your dessert offering will be forever elevated!

Fermantation, Tasty and Nutrionally Vital

Details: Central Oregon Locavore, 1216 NE 1st Street, Bend Tuesday, June 21st | 7 pm | $15

A introduction to the history and dietary importance of fermented foods presented by Linda Anspach owner of DD Ranch. She will bring fermented samples for guests to try including, sourdough bread, kombucha, pickled beets and yogurt and/or ke r. She will then demonstrate how to prepare kombucha and a sourdough culture.

Linda Anspach grew up in Florida but has been in Oregon since
1994. She is the mom of 4 kids and has a passion for sports, health
and nutrition. The love of these things led her to the Weston A Price Foundation 8 years ago. Her commitment to optimum nutrition for her family and community led her to the belief that starting to farm was the best way to meet this goal. She and her family are now the current owners of DD Ranch in Terrebonne, producing grass fed beef and lamb and heritage breed pork.

DUMPLINGS! May All Your Steams Come True

Details: Standard TV and Appliance Demonstration Kitchen,
63736 Paramount Drive, Bend | Wednesday, June 22nd | 5 pm | $20

This season, Dump City Dumplings is proud to return to the Bite of Bend week with our delicious and informative dumpling making class. The year we’ll be utilizing locally sourced beets and arugala to make our amazing Purple Rain! Loaded with avor, this meat free dumpling lling is a great center to a Dumpling or an awesome summer salad on its own! Our Newest Dumpling Ninja, Zoe Falkenstein will be demoing how to make this delectable dish as well as how to make and steam your own dumplings at home!

Tim Hanni

Details: Standard TV and Appliance Demonstration Kitchen,
63736 Paramount Drive, Bend | Wednesday, June 22nd | 5 pm | $10

Hanni is the author of “Why You Like the Wines You Like; Changing
the way the world thinks about wine.”This paradigm-changing book focuses on expanding wine enjoyment by understanding the factors that in uence personal wine preferences while eliminating counter-productive myths and misinformation.

GET CHUTNIFIED!

Details: Standard TV and Appliance Demonstration Kitchen,
63736 Paramount Drive, Bend | Wednesday, June 22nd | 7:15 pm | $20

Arunsrikantaih, the owner of the curry shack food cart learned everything he knows from the most exclusive cooking school, the school of mom. from him you will learn the ins and outs of making a variety of sweet and savory chutneys. perfect for adding spice and avor to any meal. Arun will also teach you to make dosa, a savory indian rice and lentil pancake. a traditional dacquiri will round out this delightful class.

PICNIC PERFECT

Details: Standard TV and Appliance Demonstration Kitchen,
63736 Paramount Drive, Bend | Thursday, June 23rd | 5 pm | $20

Join Jennifer Moore founder and owner of Bend’s organic and stoneground, Jem Nut Butters as she shares the makings for and tasting of a Perfect Picnic Basket – which includes almond butter to drizzle on everything, of course.You’ll walk away not only inspired, but with the know-how to curate your own picnic basket that’s seasonal, healthy, and satisfying.

INSPIRED STRESS FREE SUMMER ENTERTAINING

Details: Standard TV and Appliance Demonstration Kitchen,
63736 Paramount Drive, Bend | Thursday, June 23rd | 7 pm | $20

Allow Kim Cress the manager of Navidis in Bend to lead you into the secrets to creating 5 different recipes, all applicable as either appetizers or expanded into plated dishes. Using currently trending avor pro les to create delicious, unusual and guaranteed to be stress free offerings. All accompanied by equally unique beverages which can be served with or without spirits.These will become impressive staples in your summer repertoire. Kim has working in the Culinary & Hospitality worlds since she was 16, from prep cook to Chef De Cuisine. Her longest stint in the Northwest with Lisa Schroeder, owner of Mother’s Bistro & Bar in PDX.