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Middle Eastern Stews, with Serge Madikians

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Date(s) - 02/23/2019
11:00 am - 1:30 pm

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$75 USD
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Cold months call for slow-cooked braises and stews that fill the house with a rich and mouthwatering aroma. Serge Madikians serves an assortment of warming, savory stews at his restaurant Serevan and in this demonstration class, he’ll share his secrets. Attendees will discover the key that makes delicious Middle Eastern stews so alluring. Serge will create two stews: an Iranian style beef stew, showing the techniques of braising and layering of exotic flavors, and a delicious Tourloa vegan/vegetarian stew. In addition to these two dishes, students will learn how to make freshly baked Iranian Taftoonbread – the perfect complement to hearty and flavorful stews of the Eastern Mediterranean

Menu to include:

– Iranian Beef Stew

– Tourlo – Vegetable Stew (vegan/vegetarian)

– Iranian Taftoon bread

This demonstration class is limited to 12 people.

About Serge Madikians

Serge Madikians was born in Tehran, Iran, to Armenian parents. He came to the U.S. in 1978 with his brother to avoid the Iranian Revolution. He completed his undergraduate degree majoring in history and philosophy and later moved to New York and earned a master’s degree in public policy and economics at The New School.

Madikians graduated from the French Culinary Institute in 1998.Upon graduating, he worked in the kitchen with a number of culinary masters – Jean-George Vongerichten and David Bouley to name a few. He now owns and runs Serevan Restaurant in Amenia, NY, where he expresses his passion for Middle Eastern flavors filtered through the lens of fresh Hudson Valley ingredients. Serge was a contributing chef to The Immigrant Cookbook: Recipes That Make America Great.

Cancellation policy: We do not offer refunds on purchased tickets. Persons who notify us at least seven (7) days in advance that they cannot attend will receive credit and may register for another class of equal value held within the subsequent two months.

Notes: Cooking class attendees receive 10% discount on kitchenware purchases on class day. Classes are geared to adults unless otherwise noted. However, children over 7 are welcome to attend with an accompanying adult.

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