Another in our popular series of cooking classes with Chef Karl!
The Hands-on Tamale Making Workshop with Chef Karl is open to all. Whether you are a gourmet or a newbie, Chef Karl is sure to share tips and tricks you didn’t know before. Demonstration, hands-on practice, lunch, and 12 tamales to take home ~ what could be better than that?
Chef Karl was very entertaining and knowledgeable! The food was superb. An excellent experience. Looking forward to attending again.”
Join Chef Karl Schwirian for this unique hands-on cooking class! Chef Karl will teach you the basic steps to making traditional tamales, beginning with a demonstration on simple Masa doughs with different variations. Participants will work in groups of 2 to 4 people making all recipes following a chef demo. All tamales will be made to take home, so bring containers! There will be a lunch including a sampling of tamales for everyone to enjoy along with complimentary beverages. Please note this is a 2.5 hour specialty workshop plus 30-minute lunch.
What to expect
- Learn to make Masa doughs with different variations
- Discover creative techniques that are easy to do at home
- Explore bold flavors, and learn to develop and balance them
- Make the tamales, taste the tamales, and take the recipes and 12 tamales home!
- Engage with the ever-delightful Chef Karl
- Enjoy a sumptuous luncheon featuring tamales and other treats
Whether you discovering the joys of cooking for the first time, you’re an experienced home cook, or even a professional chef, this tamale making workshop with Chef Karl is for you. Learn to experiment with and embrace bold flavor profiles like a pro as Chef Karl demonstrates tricks of the trade that you can use in your own environment.
It was a fun event and the food was great! Learned new things to expand my cooking skills!”
Chef Karl takes the joy of cooking and transforms it into a delightful 120-minute presentation of kitchen skill and ingenuity.
Fun for the whole family ~ kids welcome!
Chef Karl Schwirian has a decades-long career in fine dining. He brings his experience and passion full-circle in his role as Spirit’s Head Chef. Read about his culinary approach at Spirit in the Desert.
$40.00 includes tamale-making demonstration by Chef Karl, hands-on practice, delicious lunch and 12 tamales to take home!