Chef Johnna Gale offers a variety of cooking classes throughout the metropolitan Phoenix area. These basic classes can be customized to meet your specific dietary and culinary needs. All lessons are conducted in the privacy of your home and may be adapted for couples. Cooking lessons are also available in Tucson, Sedona, and Flagstaff for an additional travel stipend. Please contact me for class rates and availability.
Shopping Basics: Where to shop, what to buy.
How to Stock Your Pantry: What you will need on your shelves to make really good food.
Knife Skills I: How to slice and dice those veggies and fruits.
Knife Skills II: More training on the knife. Hone and sharpen what you learned in Knife Skills I.
Equipment Training: How to use Immersion blenders, mandolins, food processors, juicers, and blenders.
Sauces and Marinades: Bring the flavor to the food. What you need to slather, coat, and grill that protein.
Salad Dressings: Give the salad the tang. Vinaigrettes for the palate, miso instead of mayo.
Soup Basics-Stocks: Learn how to build great tasting soups with basic stock recipes.
What you need to know about preparing and presenting each of these food groups.
- Beans & Rice
Concerned with food allergies and diet sensitivities, the Kitchen Shaman can help you navigate through each of these food restrictive diets.
Custom Courses offered based on your individual needs. Just send an email for a consultation.
Recipe Writing: Converting Grandma’s cookbook? Need to learn the weights and measures to write out a recipe? The Kitchen Shaman will help you bring those old recipes to life.
Meal/Menu Planning: Want to learn how to plan day-to-day meals, and then shop and prepare the food? This course is for you.
Event Menu Planning: Having a small party? Want to wow your friends with Party Platters, dips and sauce? The Kitchen Shaman is here to help you give a grand fiesta.
To learn more about any of these classes or to consult with the Kitchen Shaman about designing a custom course, please send an email.
Consultations available by email, phone and in-person. Contact the Kitchen Shaman for further course description, and rates for classes, demos, and services.