A VERY DOWNTON CHRISTMAS

Sunday, December 5th
10 AM – 3 PM

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$125.00

A Very English Holiday Tea Party
Chef Denene Vincent kindly requests the honour of your company
in the kitchen at Le Chat Gourmet as we prepare a spectacular afternoon
holiday tea of savory delicacies, sweet delights & properly brewed
English tea all poshly presented ‘Downton Abbey’ style!

Sunday, December 5th
10 AM – 3 PM

Recipes include:

MINI BEEF WELLINGTONS
– buttery puff pastry wrapped filet mignon steak bites
with sautéed mushrooms and fresh thyme

CORONATION CHICKEN FINGER SANDWICHES
– finger sandwiches of oven roasted chicken breast,
diced celery, slivered almonds
and fresh herb mayonnaise

CORNBREAD MADELEINE’S with SMOKED SALMON
– fresh baked cornbread Madeleine cakes
topped with dollops of homemade crème fraîche,
cucumber moons and smoked salmon rosettes
HOMEMADE CREME FRAÎCHE

GINGERBREAD CREAM TEA SCONES
– no tea party is complete without proper English scones!,
fresh baked holiday gingerbread cream tea scones
with fresh lemon zest and vanilla bean glaze
VANILLA LEMON ZEST GLAZE

VICTORIA ‘Union Jack’ SPONGE CAKE
– layers of fresh baked cake, raspberry jam
and lemon whipped crème, finished with fresh berries
in the pattern of the British union jack flag!
LEMON CHANTILLY CRÈME

‘PROPERLY BREWED’ ENGLISH TEA
– teapots of steeped Yorkshire tea,
served in English Bone China Tea Cups (a must!)

$125 per person

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Sunday, December 5th
10 AM – 3 PM

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FRENCH PASTRY WORKSHOP

Sunday, February 20th
10 AM – 3 PM

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FRENCH PASTRY WORKSHOP
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$135.00

Chocolate Crêpe Gâteau I Croissants I Orange Cardamom Madeleines
Join Chef Vincent for the ‘Sweet Life of Paris’ creating classic French pastries
inspired from her trips to France. And for lunch, we’ll make my favorite of
favorite French sandwiches, the croque monsieur! – Viva La France!

Sunday, February 20th
10 AM – 3 PM

Techniques & Skills:
Creating a Laminated Dough I Working with Yeast
Kneading by Hand & Mixer I Windowpane Test
Folding I Punching Down I Shaping I Proofing
Baking Madeleine’s that come out with that perfect ‘hump’

Recipes include:

CLASSIC BUTTER CROISSANTS
– made from a traditional laminated French pastry dough,
croissants achieve their many layers as a result of ‘laminating’,
rolling and folding the dough over and over creating hundreds
of layers of buttery, flaky deliciousness! We’ll hand cut and
shape our croissant dough into the classic crescent shapes,
proof then bake until golden with classic paper
thin layers and honeycomb texture!

TWENTY-LAYER CHOCOLATE CRÊPE CAKE
– ‘Gâteau de Crêpes’ is twenty layers of sweet chocolate
crepes filled with a creamy lemon vanilla bean mousse,
finished with a drizzle of buttermilk elderflower glaze,
and garnished with sliced lemons and mint sprigs

SWEET CHOCOLATE CRÊPES
– crêpes are French-style pancakes, these homemade
chocolate crepes are ultra thin and delicate
with the most buttery crisp edges

LEMON MOUSSE
– a creamy, lightly sweetened,
lemon mousse filling with vanilla beans

ELDERFLOWER GLAZE
– a powdered sugar glaze and buttermilk glaze
with elderflower cordial

ORANGE CARDAMOM MADELEINES
– these shell-shaped, cake like cookies are a French treat,
buttery madeleines are spiced with ground cardamom
and hand dipped in a sweet fresh orange zest citrus glaze

ORANGE ZEST GLAZE
– a powdered sugar glaze
with fresh orange zest

FRENCH CROQUE MONSIEUR ‘lunch is served!’
‘The Ultimate Toasted Ham & Cheese Sandwich’
“Each year I am in France my trip is not complete until
I pop into a bistro for a croque monsieur! Ahh the crunch
of the toasted country French bread, the savory slightly
smoky and saltiness from the ham, the melted deliciousness
from the combination of Swiss and gruyere cheeses, this in
one sandwich for the record books!” – Chef Vincent
– toasted French country bread topped with cheesy
homemade béchamel sauce then finished
under a broiler until lightly golden

$135 per person

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Sunday, February 20th
10 AM – 3 PM

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Kids Cooking Camp ‘Week 1’

Monday, July 11th – Thursday, July 14th
9 AM – Noon

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$275.00

‘COOKING UP SUMMER!’
Kids Ages 8-16

Hey Kids it’s summer time – let your cooking adventure begin!
Cooking Techniques & Skills learned in a fun environment:
Beginning Knife Skills I Liquid & Dry Measuring I Following Recipes
Operating Kitchen Equipment I Kitchen Safety & Cleanliness
Learning Culinary Terms I Building Kitchen Confidence & Teamwork
Harvesting Herbs from our Cook’s Gardens

Monday, July 11th – Thursday, July 14th
9 AM – Noon
$275 per person, 4 class series

CHICKEN WINGS & OTHER THINGS!

Monday, July 11th
Recipes include: BUFFALO CHICKEN WINGS – oven baked chicken wings tossed in buffalo wing sauce, served with cool ranch dipping sauce; RANCH DIP – a creamy homemade buttermilk dressing with fresh herbs harvested from LCG’s gardens; SUMMER PASTA SALAD with BACON – mini penne pasta salad with cheddar cheese and bacon; MICHIGAN BLUEBERRY COBBLER – warm from the oven blueberry cobbler made with Michigan grown blueberries!

BAGEL BAKERS

Tuesday, July 12th
Recipes include: HOMEMADE BAGELS – you’ll be working with yeast to make bagel dough, then learn how to hand form, proof, poach and bake bagels; PIZZA BAGELS – we’ll top our bagels with marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese and pepperoni slices; PIZZA SAUCE – homemade pizza sauce with Italian herbs; CHOPPED SALAD with BAGEL CROUTONS – build your own salad with chopped lettuce, cherry tomatoes, cucumber moons, crispy bagel croutons and homemade creamy asiago dressing; BAGEL CROUTONS – homemade bagel croutons tossed with olive oil and oven baked until golden and crispy.

ALL AMERICAN BREAKFAST

Wednesday, July 13th
Recipes include: CHOCOLATE CHIP PANCAKES – fluffy buttermilk pancakes dotted with San Francisco Ghirardelli chocolate chips, served with warm Michigan Maple Syrup; CRISPY HOME FRIED POTATOES – hand diced potatoes are par cooked, then skillet fried until golden and crispy outside!; HOMEMADE SAUSAGE PATTIES –– oven cooked ground pork sausage patties made with fresh sage harvested from the Le Chat Gourmet cook’s garden.

SMASH BURGERS & S’MORES!

Thursday, July 14th
Recipes include: SMASH BURGERS – hand formed smash burger patties topped with American cheese, shredded lettuce and our special sauce on a bakery bun; HOMEMADE SPECIAL SAUCE – a burger sauce made with a combination of mayo, ketchup and spices; SWEET POTATO FRIES – hand cut sweet potato fries; SUMMER SMORE’S with HOMEMADE MARSHMALLOWS – toasted ‘homemade marshmallows’ (yes, we’ll be making marshmallows and toasting them with a kitchen torch!) sandwiched between graham crackers and Hershey’s chocolate.

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Monday, July 11th – Thursday, July 14th
9 AM – Noon

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