44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT Phone: 860-355-0300.
Join the Silo for a two-day culinary boot camp experience with Chef Amanda Cushman and explore the fundamentals of cooking and improve your skills. Subjects and techniques covered include:Braising - Crepes - Fruit Sauces. Grilling - Homemade, Mayonnaise - Knife Skills, Pan Sauces - Roasting - Sautéing, Soups and Stocks - Steaming - Vinaigrettes, Desserts. This hands-on full participation program is suitable for students of all levels. Beginners in the kitchen will learn the basics and come away with the confidence to cook independently. Those with some experience will broaden their culinary knowledge, and acquire valuable tips and insight so they can take their culinary ventures to a new level. During your free time take a tour and enjoy a tasting at Hopkins Vineyard located on the shores of Lake Waramaug. Use your two-day pass at Phys Ed, New Milford's newest Sports Club and Fitness Center. Enjoy a hike on one of our local trails. The course fee is $450 per erson. Two for $850. Class is limited to 16 participants. Fee covers instruction and all materials, recipes, ingredients and beverages used in class, and two-day pass to Phys Ed, New Milford's newest health and fitness center. All participants will take home a Silo apron, Wusthof Classic 7" Santoku hollow-edge knife, and a copy of Amanda's cookbook, "Simple Real Food." You are encouraged to bring your own chef's knife. Click here for information on area lodging.