Saturday, March 2, 2024

Traditional French Tarte Tatin – Adult Cooki...

tarte tartin

About Traditional French Tarte Tatin – Adult Cooking Class

Join guest chef Clarisse Maugis and learn to make a classic French dessert! 

Think “upside down cake meets apple pie with a French flair” and you’re on your way to discovering the Tarte Tatin. Named after the women who invented it, this caramelized apple tart is a long-time favorite among French desserts and has a history of stories and legends swirling around it’s rise to fame. In this hands-on class, Chef Clarisse will introduce you to the surprisingly simple recipe and show you how to bring an iconic, elegant French dessert to your dinner table at home. 

Chef Clarisse is from the countryside north of Paris, where she grew up cooking beside her mother and grandmother. After earning a degree in hospitality, apprenticing in Michelin 3-star restaurants, learning from a Meilleur Ouvrier de France, and working in fine dining kitchens in France and St. Barth’s, she moved to the U.S. to learn to speak English. Chef Clarisse says “French cooking is not difficult! Anyone can learn the techniques. All we need is to put our heart into it!”

Included in this class:

  • Cooking demonstration and hands-on learning experience.
  • Instruction from an experienced, top-notch instructor.
  • Recipes to take home.
  • At the end of each class, the opportunity to enjoy the food you created.

If you would like to bring an adult beverage to class, please feel free.

Pre-registration is required. Registration closes 24 hours prior to class. Minimum of 6 people required for class to take place. Please Note: Powisset is NOT a nut-free or gluten-free kitchen.

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Cancellation Policy:  In the event The Trustees cancels a program due to severe weather, low enrollment, or other circumstances, we will notify registrants by email and issue a full refund or transfer to another scheduled program within two weeks of the cancellation. To cancel a reservation, please contact Powisset Farm 7 days prior to the start of the program to receive a full refund. Refunds and transfers will not be granted for cancellations placed fewer than 7 days before the start of the program.

*Food availability and prices have necessitated minor increases in the cost of cooking classes effective January 1, 2023

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