ITALIAN FIRESIDE

Thursday, February 10th
6 PM

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ITALIAN FIRESIDE
2966

$105.00

Beef Braciole is a classic, hearty, home-style southern Italian dish perfect
for
a winter evening. Slow braised pinwheels of thinly sliced beef
with a savory filling cooked in an Italian red wine infused sauce!

Thursday, February 10th
6 PM
Recipes include:
ITALIAN PINWHEEL STEAK BRACIOLE
– a classic southern Italian dish with pinwheel spirals
of thinly sliced prime rib steak filled with prosciutto
and fresh herb and parmesan stuffing,
then braised in a rich Italian red wine sauce,
served with roasted risotto stuffed tomatoes
ITALIAN RED WINE SAUCE
– a deep, rich sauce of beef stock,
porcinini mushroom powder, juniper berries,
crushed tomatoes, thyme and Italian red wine
RISOTTO STUFFED TOMATOES
– oven roasted vine ripened tomatoes stuffed
with Arborio risotto rice and Italian herbs
WINTER ITALIAN SALAD
– shaved gala apples, crispy celery root matchsticks,
crunchy walnuts, radicchio and artisan baby lettuces
with homemade buttermilk lemon dressing
ITALIAN CHERRY CRISP with AMARETTO
– warm from the oven Michigan tart cherry crisp
with toasted walnut streusel crumble,
served with dollops of Disaronno
amaretto liqueur whipped cream
$105 per person

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Thursday, February 10th
6 PM

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PASSPORT to FRANCE

Friday, February 11th
6 PM

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2969

$100.00

Friday, February 11th
6 PM
Recipes include:
FRENCH ROQUEFORT CHICKEN
– golden roast chicken breast with dried sweet cherries,
walnuts and Roquefort cheese stuffing,
served with creamy mashed potatoes and Madeira wine sauce
MADEIRA WINE SAUCE with DEMI GLACE
– a reduction sauce made with chicken broth,
Madeira wine, fresh sage and demi glace
MASHED POTATOES with LEEKS
– creamy Yukon gold mashed potatoes
with buttery sautéed leeks
CARROT GINGER SOUP with HONEY
– this delicious, winter warming soup is made from sautéed carrots,
sweet onions, chicken broth and fresh gingerroot,
pureed until creamy and finished with a kiss of honey
CRÈME BRÛLÉE
– classic vanilla bean crème brûlée with caramelized
brown sugar crust brûléed with a kitchen torch
and garnished fresh berries
$100 per person

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Friday, February 11th
6 PM

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PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP

Saturday, February 12th
10 AM – 3 PM

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PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP
2972

$135.00

Fettuccine Alfredo I Rigatoni & Meatballs I Deep Dish Lasagna
Learn to make fresh pasta from scratch, form the dough into rigatoni,
fettuccine & lasagna pasta, accompany your pasta with homemade sauces!

Saturday, February 12th
10 AM – 3 PM

Techniques & Skills:
Making Fresh Pasta Dough I Creating Italian Pasta Sauces
Use the KitchenAid mixer hub with rigatoni pasta attachment
Use a hand crank pasta machine to create lasagna sheets & fettuccine pasta

Recipes include:

HOMEMADE SEMOLINA PASTA DOUGH
– homemade fresh pasta dough
with semolina flour

EXTRA DEEP DISH LASAGNA
– 15 layers of pasta deliciousness…hand rolled lasagna pasta sheets,
layered with slow cooked tomato garlic sauce
and Italian three cheese herb filling

LASAGNA PASTA SAUCE
– crushed tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, oregano
and sweet Italian sausage

ITALIAN THREE CHEESE FILLING
– a trio of Italian cheeses, ricotta, parmesan
and mozzarella cheese with fresh parsley

RIGATONI & MEATBALLS
– we’ll use the KitchenAid pasta extruder attachment
to make our hollow tube-shaped rigatoni pasta,
served with marinara sauce and Italian meatballs

MARINARA SAUCE
– a slow cooked pasta made with garlic,
San Marzano tomatoes and Italian herbs

HAND ROLLED MEATBALLS
 – oven baked hand rolled meatballs made
with ground pork, garlic, breadcrumbs,
Italian cheese and herbs

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO
– we’ll use a hand cranked pasta machine to rollout
our fresh pasta, then cut it into fettuccine shaped pasta,
served with creamy alfredo cheese sauce

ALFREDO SAUCE
– this rich, decadent creamy pasta sauce made with butter, cream
and parmesan cheese has become an American favorite, not surprising as
Hollywood actors Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford ate the dish on
their honeymoon in Rome and brought the recipe home with them!

$135 per person

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Saturday, February 12th
10 AM – 3 PM

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GOURMET VALENTINE DINNER

Monday, February 14th
6 PM

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GOURMET VALENTINE DINNER
2975

$120.00

Why make a reservation at a packed restaurant – how romantic is that!?
Join Le Chat Gourmet for our special Valentine cooking class, enjoy
an evening with your Valentine creating a three-course gourmet
dinner, dine by the glow of candlelight – now that’s amore!

Monday, February 14th
6 PM

Recipes include:

CHAR GRILLED FILET MIGNON STEAK
– char grilled filet mignon steak
served with bordelaise red wine sauce,
potato gratin and glazed tarragon carrots

BORDELAISE RED WINE SAUCE
– French red wine, beef broth,
shallot and herb reduction sauce

POTATO GRATIN with PARMESAN
– oven baked layers of thinly sliced potatoes,
fresh herbs and parmesan cheese sauce

GLAZED CARROTS with TARRAGON
– glazed baby carrots with tarragon

FRENCH FIRESIDE SALAD
– organic baby lettuce, shaved green apples,
toasted walnuts, wood smoked red grapes,
warm double cream brie cheese
and balsamic port wine vinaigrette

CHOCOLATE SOUFFLÉ
– warm fresh baked light & airy chocolate soufflé
served with a dollop of Chambord raspberry chantilly crème

$120 per person

‘The torch of love is lit in the kitchen’ – French Proverb

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Monday, February 14th
6 PM

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WINTER FRENCH BISTRO

Thursday, February 17th
6 PM

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2978

$105.00

Its bistro night at Le Chat, steak frites is a classic French bistro dish consisting
of a pan-seared steak that is served up with golden French fries.
Thursday, February 17th
6 PM
Recipes include:
BISTRO STEAK FRITES with LEMON HERB BUTTER
– New York strip steaks seasoned with smoked sea salt,
then pan seared, topped with lemon herb butter
and served with a pile of crispy golden frites!
LEMON HERB BUTTER
– a compound butter made with fresh rosemary,
thyme, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper
FRITES with TRUFFLES
– these gourmet bistro French fries get their soft interior
and crisp exterior from a two-step frying process,
then are finished with a dusting of sea salt with truffles
PARISIAN BISTRO SALAD with BRIE CROUTONS
– organic artisan baby lettuces tossed
with homemade French vinaigrette,
served with warm brie croutons
FRENCH BRIE CROUTONS with HONEY
– oven baked baguette croutons
topped with triple cream brie cheese
and a drizzle of honey
FRENCH CHOCOLATE MOUSSE
– decadent, rich and silky French chocolate mousse,
served topped with dollops of homemade Grand Marnier
kissed whipped cream and chocolate shavings!
$105 per person

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Thursday, February 17th
6 PM

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KEY WEST NIGHT

Friday, February 18th
6 PM

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KEY WEST NIGHT
2983

$100.00

Friday, February 18th
6 PM
Who needs a little break from winter? This Le Chat class will transport
you to the sand, sun and funky vibe of the Florida Keys for a fun-filled night
creating this Key West inspired menu complete with Jimmy Buffett tunes!
Recipes include:
CRISPY CHICKEN with GINGER LEMONGRASS SAUCE
– crispy panko breaded chicken breast,
served with a ginger lemongrass sauce
and sweet potato puree
GINGER LEMONGRASS BEURRE BLANC
– a white wine butter sauce infused
with fresh lemongrass and gingerroot
COCONUT SWEET POTATOES
– oven roasted sweet potatoes pureed
until creamy and finished with coconut milk
KEY WEST CAESAR SALAD with SHRIMP
– crispy romaine lettuce tossed with
homemade key lime Caesar dressing,
served with tossed artisan bread croutons
and a parmesan cheese crisp
KEY LIME CHEESECAKE with MERINGUE
– individual mini cheesecakes, buttery graham cracker crust
with vanilla bean cheesecake filling,
key lime curd and rosettes of meringue lightly
kissed until golden with a kitchen torch!
$100 per person

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Friday, February 18th
6 PM

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PASSPORT to MEXICO

Saturday, February 19th
10 AM – 3 PM

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PASSPORT to MEXICO
3010

$135.00

Homemade Chorizo Sausage I Chile Rellano I Steak Fajitas I Tortilla Chicken Soup
Baby its cold outside but the Le Chat kitchen is heating things up this
winter with the aromas and flavors of Mexico! Join Chef Vincent for a
culinary adventure as we cook our way from Mexico City to Puebla
via recipes inspired from chef’s travels in Mexico.

Saturday, February 19th
10 AM – 3 PM

Techniques and Skills:
Grilling I Oven & Fire Roasting I Sautéing
Making Sausage I Frying I Hand Rolling Tortillas

Recipes include:

HOMEMADE MEXICAN CHORIZO SAUSAGE
– sautéed fresh ground pork with our homemade chorizo
spice mixture of cumin, ancho chili, Mexican oregano,
garlic, coriander, paprika and guajillo chili

SMOKY CHORIZO QUESADILLAS
– these loaded quesadillas are made with hand rolled tortillas,
filled with homemade fresh Mexican chorizo sausage,
lime and crumbled queso fresco cheese,
served with radish fennel salsa

HOMEMADE FLOUR TORTILLAS
– hand rolled flour tortillas
cooked over a low flame

RADISH & FENNEL SALSA
– crispy radishes meet sweet fennel in this
delicious salsa for the perfect pairing with our
homemade smoky chorizo quesadillas

MEXICAN CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP
– this recipe is based on a dish I had in Mexico City,
sautéed sweet onions and garlic simmered with
chicken broth, chipotle peppers, Mexican oregano,
bay leaves, lime juice, shredded white meat chicken,
served with fresh cilantro, diced onions, avocado,
sliced serrano chilies, wedges of lime
and crispy matchstick tortillas

CHILE RELLANO de PUEBLA
– originating in the city of Puebla, Chile rellano is a
Mexican dish made with mild poblano chili peppers that
are fire roasted, then stuffed with Monterey jack cheese,
dipped in eggs and flour, deep-fried in hot oil until crispy
golden outside with gooey melted cheese inside,
served with homemade salsa roja red sauce

SALSA ROJA
– in a blender we’ll puree fresh plum tomatoes,
sweet onions, garlic cloves, jalapeno peppers
and cilantro, then add to a sauté pan with
olive oil and simmer low and slow

MARINATED STEAK with TEQUILA
– for a maximum flavor punch we’ll marinate
our flank steak in olive oil, red pepper flakes
minced garlic and a kiss of tequila!

CHAR GRILLED STEAK FAJITAS
– we’ll char grill our marinate flank steak,
serve thinly sliced with our homemade tortillas,
creamy guacamole, crumbled queso fresco cheese,
roasted rainbow mini peppers and sweet onions

ROASTED SWEET PEPPERS & ONIONS
– oven roasted caramelized sweet onions
with rainbow red, yellow and orange mini peppers

HOMEMADE GAUCAMOLE
– chunky avocado guacamole
pureed with lime juice

$135 per person

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Saturday, February 19th
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
2986

$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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