Classes and Events

Jan
10
Fri
Culinary Birds Class at Ramekins @ Ramekins Culinary School
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

In this class I will be cooking from my new book, Culinary Birds.  I’ll show you how to choose the best birds for your recipes and help you hone your skills with the delicious protein.

  • Korean Chicken Wings
  • Chicken & Shrimp Meatball Soup
  • Turkey Breast Picatta
  • Frisee Salad with Fried Eggs & Maple Roasted Bacon
  • Tea Smoked Game Hens
Mar
4
Tue
Cooking Classes at the Mid Ocean Club, Harrington Sound, Bermuda @ The Mid Ocean Club
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm

Join me for a whole week’s worth of cooking classes at this gorgeous resort in Bermuda!  I’ll be doing classes daily from Tuesday March 4, to Sunday March 9.  Classes range from $75 to $85 for members, and $90 to $99 for non-members.  We’ll learn to cook poultry, sustainable seafood, and I’ll show you how to pair wine and food.  Join me in Bermuda!

 

Mar
12
Wed
Book Signing & Conversation- Omnivore Books @ Omnivore Books on Food
Mar 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join me at this great San Francisco book store that specializes in books about food!  We’ll talk about cooking, and I’ll answer questions and sign books.  They’ll have plenty available there.  See you at Omnivore Books on Food!

Mar
20
Thu
Culinary Birds- Reno, NV @ Nothing to It! Culinary Center
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

What better way to celebrate our 15th anniversary than to have our very first guest chef return to Nothing to It! John has a brand new book called “Culinary Birds”. This demonstration class will feature recipes such as Korean Chicken Wings, Turkey Breast Picatta and Tea Smoked Game Hens. In addition to learning and sampling these delicious recipes, John will teach you how to purchase the best poultry and think about new ways to incorporate these noble birds into your meal and party plans.

Mar
30
Sun
Cooks with Books- John Ash, Culinary Birds @ Left Bank Restaurant- Larkspur
Mar 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This event includes an extraordinary meal at the Left Bank in Larkspur, and a signed Culinary Birds cookbook.  It will definitely be a fun evening of good food, great wine, and talking about cooking!

 

May
20
Tue
Poultry on the Grill- Let’s Get Cookin’ @ Let's Get Cookin'
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Learn to cook all types of poultry on the grill in this hands-on workshop with Master Chef John Ash, author of the recently published Culinary Birds. You will become an expert in grilling everything from little quail and game hens to chicken thighs, breasts and ground turkey on skewers. Marinades, rubs and sauces will all be covered in this class which includes several accompaniments.

  • Grilled Turkey Kaftas with Tzatziki
  • Glazed Game Hens Grilled on a Cedar Plank
  • Grilled Chicken Diavola with Caprese Rigatoni
  • Vietnamese Lemongrass and Chili Marinated Grilled Chicken Served with Mint, Thai Basil, Peanuts and Jasmine Rice
  • Grilled Quail Salad with Arugula, Radishes and Crushed Peas
May
28
Wed
Lecture and Reading from Culinary Birds @ Reader's Books- Sonoma
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jun
1
Sun
Demonstration at Windsor Farmer’s Market @ Windsor Farmer's Market
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Chef John Ash Cooking Class to Celebrate the Market’s 13th Anniversary, Cake & Prizes, Chef John’s newest book, Culinary Birds will be available for purchase on site by Pages on the Green.

Jun
21
Sat
Culinary Birds- Hands-on Class at Relish Culinary Adventures @ Relish Culinary Adventures
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The wonderful chef John Ash returns to the Relish Culinary Center for a wonderful hands-on class featuring recipes from his recently published and James Beard Award Winning cookbook Culinary Birds: The Ultimate Poultry Cookbook. From eggs to quail to duck, appetizers to salad to dessert, chef John will lead you as you create a mouth-watering menu, representing a wide variety of techniques. Participants will learn about the similarities and differences between the various “birds” as they create recipes that are great for everyday and entertaining. And, as an added benefit, the unique flavors in these recipes are sure to liven up your everyday chicken dinners. We’ll enjoy our poultry feast for dinner with local wines.

  • Korean Chicken Wings
  • Tuscan Chicken Liver Toasts
  • Duck Breast Salad with Oranges
  • Quail in Grape Leaves Cooked in Coals
  • Muscat Sabayon with Summer Fruit