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Cozy Winter Cooking with Chef Raquel Rivera

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

It’s time for cozy, comforting one-pot Coq a Vin

Cozy Winter Cooking with Chef Raquel Rivera

Thursday, March 7 @7 p.m.

One-pot meals are nifty to have in your repertoire, and they are the perfect recipe for warming up the kitchen and making a long winter seem more cozy. In this class, we will focus on a classic, crowd-pleasing one-pot meal: Coq au Vin. We’ll learn about bringing out all the best flavors with an ages-old culinary braising technique that can be used for all manner of Dutch Oven meals. Paired with delicious veggie sides, this will become your winter go-to dinner party staple!


Main: Coq au Vin

Sides: Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes • String beans w/ Thyme and Lemon Zest

Dessert: Bittersweet Chocolate Brioche Bread Pudding

B YOB: Feel free to bring wine or other beverage of choice

Chef Bio: Chef Raquel graduated with highest honors from the Institute of Culinary Education after completing her externship at Le Bernardin. After working for catering companies Raquel began teaching at a few NYC based cooking studios until opening A Pinch of Salt over 10 years ago. Chef Raquel teaches cooking fundamentals to all ages, focusing on healthy, seasonal, inexpensive meals that are culturally sensitive and delicious. Furthermore, she has trained adults desiring employment in the culinary field who are now vendors of the Bridgeport Farmers Market Collaborative. In 2010 Chef Raquel’s work was recognized with an invitation to the White House South Lawn as a part of First Lady Obama’s Let’s Move initiative and in 2019 she was awarded Women Business of the Year by the Southern CT Black Chambers of Commerce.


Wakeman Town Farm
134 Cross Highway
Westport, CT 06880 United States


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