Secrets of the Perfect Gnocchi
Thursday, March 7, 2019 / 6:30-8:30 PM
Learn the secrets behind the perfect gnocchi, with simple techniques and pairing sauces. Two (2) types of gnocchi will be prepared and paired with appropriate sauces. Learn the techniques, secrets and history of these fascinating dumplings and slowly you’ll be able to master them. Samples offered.
Learn How to Make Your Grandmother’s Gravy
Thursday, June 20, 2019 / 6:30-8:30 PM
Learn how to make two great pasta sauces in less than 20 minutes, using seasonal ingredients and authentic procedures (and paired with the appropriate pasta). Learn the techniques, secrets and history of these sauces and slowly you’ll be able to master them. Samples are offered.
Make Risotto like a Pro
Thursday, September 12, 2019 / 6:30-8:30 PM
Learn how to make the perfect risotto and remove the intimidation from these recipes! Workshop includes two two (2) types of seasonal risotti prepared and paired with appropriate ingredients. Samples are offered.
Centerpiece-Worthy Holiday Dishes
Thursday, December 5, 2019 / 6:30-8:30 PM
Learn some great ideas for the upcoming holidays for the center of your table. Two (2) recipes will be prepared using the holiday philosophy and flavor profiles. We’re hoping to share with you some new ideas and techniques for this holiday season. Samples offered.
About Chef Walter Potenza: There is a constant, recognizable thread in the career of Walter Potenza to elevate the level of Italian culinary culture in the United States. Besides his unquestionable culinary talent and his winning business perspective, Chef Walter has been and is a relentless educator, with passion and knowledge, who contributes to defeat stereotypes. His life, his career and his values are a model, an example to follow, by any chef of Italian gastronomy working outside Italy. A native of Mosciano Sant’Angelo in Abruzzo, Italy, is known as one of the most passionate and accomplished practitioners of traditional and historical Italian cooking in the nation. His fields of expertise include Terracotta Cookery, Historical Cookery from the Roman Empire to the Unification of Italy, the Cuisines of the Sephardim Italian Jewish Heritage, and the Mediterranean 21 Health & Wellness, with major emphasis on Diabetes, Celiac and the Cuisines of the 21 countries present in the MED basin.