Cooking in the Cottonwoods

with Executive Chef Jeffrey Sanich

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    Milly Chalet
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    $59 (Adult)
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    Offers Passholder Discounts

UNLOCK YOUR INNER CHEF – Join us Wednesday evenings throughout the summer to study, sip & savor with our talented team of chef's and bartenders. Craft delectable dishes, enjoy culinary delights, and take home recipe packets filled with tips & tricks.

  • A Big Pizza Pie

    July 31

    Featured Recipes: Detroit style pizza, Chicago thin crust, chef’s choice style, garlic bread and knots, stromboli, calzones, and cannoli’s. Featured Drink Pairings: Local beer and ciders.

  • Flavors of Mexico

    August 14

    Featured Recipes: beef, chicken, and shrimp taquitos with mom’s guacamole and chipotle crema, carne asada tacos with fresh tortillas and spicy chicken “dorado” tacos, Chef’s favorite garlic steak enchiladas with scratch made mole rojo and homemade churros. Featured Drink Pairings: Tequila, mezcal, agua fresca and horchata.

  • Eating Well with Fresh Fish and Seafood

    August 28

    Featured Recipes: Fresh tuna crudo with harissa oil and Spanish olives, seared scallops with truffled cauliflower puree and caper gremolata, pan roasted trout with carrot puree, summer peas, frisee, and cured egg yolk, and poached pears. Featured Drink Pairings: White and sparkling wines

  • Dumplings and Po Po’s, Oh My!

    September 11

    Featured Recipes: Shu Mai (pork and shrimp dumpling), vietnamese skewers, pot stickers, green papaya salad shooters, shrimp toast, ahi tuna poke, soy milk pudding and grilled pineapple. Featured Drink Pairings: Green tea, black tea and kombucha.

  • The Best of Late Summer Harvest

    September 25

    Featured Recipes: Roasted Tomato Tartlets with Whipped Ricotta and Basil Oil, Roasted Broccolini with Bordeaux Spaghetti and Pistachio, Grilled Flank Steak with Roasted Potatoes and Chimichurri Sauce and Fruit Cobbler. Featured Drink Pairings: Mulled Wine, Apple Cider and Hot Buttered Rum

  • Master of the Braise, Keeper of the Stew

    October 9

    Featured Recipes: Citrus Braised Beet Salad with Whipped Goat Cheese and Arugula, Chef’s Favorite Chicken Fricassee, Julia Child’s Boeuf Bourguignon and Braised Pears and Caramel Sauce. Featured Drink Pairings: Red and Port Wines.