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Tucson: Janos Cooking Classes – Valentines Day, Locavore, Spring Harvest

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If Valentine’s Day dinner out is not your thing, consider attending a two-hour class where Tucson’s James Beard Award winning chef Janos will demonstrate how to prepare an unforgettable dinner.  Desiree Rios, sommelier, will lead a discussion and tasting of champagne cocktails guaranteed to get the romantic juices flowing.

Here are the dishes Janos will prepare for tasting and sampling:

Dungeness Crab Salad with Camino Escuela Citrus and Beet Carpaccio
Braised Rabbit Flauta with Dried Cranberries
Pan-Seared Salmon with Creamy Polenta and Ginger/Orange Sauce
Salted Caramel Praline Bombe with White and Dark Chocolate Sauces
$50 per person – make your reservations now. This class will sell out.

If Valentine’s Day is not your thing here is the remaining cooking class schedule

Cooking Class #3: Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 1 p.m.  Cooking with Local Ingredients – Janos will demonstrate how to prepare and where to purchase some ingredients grown right here in the Southwest.

Cooking Class #4: Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 1 p.m. Janos Spring Dishes – Inspired by the blooming desert, Janos will lead you through a menu of seasonal treasures provided by the spring harvests. (I love spring foods. I am going to sign up for this class.)

Call Janos at 520-615-6100 for reservations. Classes are held at Janos restaurant

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