November is celebrity chef reunion month. Chef Helen Chen will conduct two different classes. The November 7th, at 6:15pm, Chinese is on the menu and November 8th, at 6:15 is all about Thai. Helen Chen is the founder of the Helen’s Asian Kitchen cookware line and daughter of James Beard Hall of Fame inductee, Joyce Chen. Helen has authored several cook books including Helen Chen’s Chinese Home Cooking, Peking Cuisine, Easy Chinese Stir-Fries and Easy Asian Noodles. She will explain all the specialty ingredients and generously sprinkle in her cultural and culinary stories, history, and tips. The cost of each class is $75.
Chef Tre Wilcox is back for his fourth visit. He will conduct two classes on November 11th, at 2pm & 6pm. Chef Tre was a contestant on Top Chef Season 3and Top Chef
All-Stars. He is currently the Executive Chef of Marquee Grill in Dallas. Chef Tre is a welcome friend to Rolling Pin and an amazing chef. His wonderful sense of humor and wicked laugh are endearing and make each of his events an unforgettable show not to be missed. The cost of class is $100.
He’s back! Riverview, FL, native and Top Chef Season 9 contestant, Chef Richie Farina returns on November 15 at 6:15pm, for a new and unique cooking class. Richie’s cooking style and culinary point of view is that of playful, whimsical wonderful food. His class promises to be both tasty and filled with fun. Richie is currently the Chef de Cuisine at Moto in Chicago. The cost of class is $75.
Rolling Pin is excited that they are able to bring these celebrity chefs to the Tampa Bay area. “We are thrilled to be able to attract such a high caliber of celebrity chefs to the Tampa Bay area. We feel new and existing guests will enjoy the welcoming atmosphere, great food and unique experience that each of these celebrity chefs provide” says Rolling Pin co-owner Chef Dave West.
About Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium: Since 1995, Rolling Pin has been the “Culinary Resource” for the Tampa Bay Area. This locally owned and operated Brandon, FL based gourmet kitchen store and culinary education center regularly stocks 15,000 kitchen tool items and boasts the largest avocational Culinary Center in Florida where 8 – 10 cooking classes are conducted weekly. Whether presented by Celebrity Chefs, local instructors or In-house Chefs, these classes are fun, informative and always a great value. The food is great too!