Thanksgiving Entertaining: Celebrating New Classics on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 6pm. Join both chefs, the Jonathans, as we close out 2015 with a menu which will provide you with new ideas for all your holiday entertaining. Focused on and inspired by the fall, you will have the chance to see new techniques and methods which will make all your holiday gatherings successful!
Come to learn, dine on amazing food, and watch as a full Thanksgiving meal unfolds before you. This class includes even more delicious food for attendees than our usual evenings, so come hungry. And don’t forget, it’s our last class of the year, so it is sure to be a culinary extravaganza!
On the menu: Pumpkin Stuffed with Everything Good, Green Bean Bundles with Bacon and Brown Sugar, Winter Vegetable Gratin with Gruyere, Herbs de Provence Roast Turkey Roulade, Madeira Gravy, Cranberry Port Gelee, and Maple-Bourbon Pumpkin Pies with Spice-Infused Whipped Cream.
The GREAT PUMPKIN Count
At Fullerton Arboretum
Oct. 29 through Nov. 8
Begin at our front entrance and walk the gardens to count the pumpkins.
Turn in your count at the Nature Center or Oak Hall for a chance to win a
FAMILY FUN basket!!
Winner will be announced Nov. 9th
Fullerton Arboretum is pleased to announce a new addition to our very popular Thursdays in the Kitchen culinary program! Laurent Brazier, Executive Chef Instructor for La Cuisine Culinary Arts in Costa Mesa brings 32 years of culinary experience to our program. He received his education in France including his Chef Masters Degree from the Jean Ferrandi School in Paris. He also holds the Advance Certificate in Wine & Spirit from the London WSET wine education program, as well as the level one Sommelier from the Court of Master Sommeliers.
When Chef Laurent met with us at the Arboretum kitchen he was thrilled to see a beautiful outdoor space to teach cooking classes as well as the opportunity to feature Arboretum grown ingredients in his recipes. He will also teach the importance of wine and food pairings to give you the ultimate culinary experience.
His first class on Thursday, October 29th features an “Autumn in France” menu which will include:
– Watercress Soup
– Braised Chicken Legs “Basquaise”
– Poached Pear in Red Wine