Classes and Events

March 2012 – March 2014

Draeger’s Cooking School: A winter Feast @ Draeger's Cooking School
Mar 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Dried Fava Bean Soup with Sumac and Smoked Olive Oil
Warm Chicory Salad with Wild Mushrooms and Pancetta Vinaigrette
Steak au Poivre with Julia Child’s Potatoes Provencal
Apple and Walnut Brown Butter Cake with Tangerine Caramel Sauce

Draeger’s Cooking School, The Chicken class @ Draeger's Market
Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm

DraegerlogoGrilled Chicken Kebabs with Tzatziki Sauce
Chicken and Shrimp Meatball Soup with Cellophane Noodles
Vietnamese Chicken Salad with Spicy Dressing
John’s Favorite Chicken Sandwich
Lemon Olive Oil Cake with Mint Custard Sauce and Fresh Fruits

@ Draeger's Cooking School, San Mateo
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Menu for this event:

Wild Mushroom Toasts with Fried Basil
Raw Kale Salad with Pine Nuts, Currants and Persimmons
Breast of Chicken with Robiola Cheese and Prosciutto
Soup of Fall Fruits with Muscat Sabayon and Almond Thins

Gilt City San Francisco- An Evening at the CIA with Chefs John Ash and Larry Forgione @ The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm – Nov 2 @ 8:00 pm
  • An Evening with farm-to-table pioneers John Ash and Larry Forgione on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone includes:
    – A welcome glass of wine
    – Cooking demonstration and tasting with James Beard Award-winning chef and author John Ash at 4 PM
    – Booking signing and copy of Ash’s “Culinary Birds: The Ultimate Poultry Cookbook”
    – Five-course meal from chef Larry Forgione at The Conservatory, a culinary “crop-up” restaurant, at 6 PM
Sustainable Seafoods @ Draeger's Cooking School
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Demonstration class featured sustainable seafoods, including:

Crispy Calamari and Lemon Slices with Pesto Mayonnaise
Grilled Brined Shrimp with Tomatillo and Avocado Salsa
Thai-Style Tomato Soup with Mussels
Soy-Roasted Salmon with Asian Greens
Roasted Achiote Sablefish with Citrus Salsa

The World of Olive Oil @ Draeger's Cooking School- San Mateo
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A demonstration class focused on Olive Oils from around the world.  The menu includes:

Bagna Cauda Dipping Sauce
Grilled Asparagus with Prosciutto and Lemon Olive Oil
Haba Bean Soup with Smoked Olive Oil
Spaghetti all Rustica
Orange Olive Oil Cake with Fresh Berries