Why hire E. W. Helmick?
Catering and Gourmet Cooking Classes~
We could go on and on and tell you we're the best...but then we would be bragging.
Sure, we cater weddings, corporate events, intimate functions, dinners, you name it.
We work within your budget to provide upscale gastronomical delights your guests will talk about long after your event is over.
We also offer Gourmet Cooking Classes in our culinary kitchen which is located at an elevation of 10,000 feet in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. Learn the basic principles of cookery to make you a master Chef.
Learn foreign favorites from Japan, Guatemala, Ethiopia, Thailand, and more.
Create culinary moments like in the movies!
E. W. Helmick is an award winning author, chef, and actor. He brings a passion to the kitchen that ignites enthusiasm in his students as he teaches them to have confidence and fun while cooking.
E. W. has served as a private chef in Montecito, CA., where he also ran the food services at the University of California, Santa Barbara for 8 years.
He and his wife, Terry have owned and operated catering companies throughout Colorado, and California.
Sunday nights from 5:00 – 7:00
The Basic Principles of Cookery
~ the stock, the bases of thickened gravies & sauces
~ the roux, the thickening element for sauces
~ basic sauces ~ Espagnole, Veloute, Bechamel, Tomato, Hollandaise
Leading Culinary Operations
~ The preparation of soup
~ Breads and baking
Leading Culinary Operations Part II
~ Braising, Blanching, Garnishes
~ The perfect presentation
Desserts and Sweets
~ pastry dough
~ souffles, custards, ices
call for event dates and times
Ports and Savory’s
Homemade Guatemalan Tamale Festival
COOKING CLASS FEES:
Costs are per session attendance:
$25 per individual
$45 per couple
( advance reservations required )
Consider bringing your entire family, friends, or small group and make our culinary course an event your entire group can enjoy!
Customized courses available.
Past Booked Dates:
11-24-2011 — Private Function: Thanksgiving Dinner for 60
09-24-2011 — Brooklyn Mining Hosted: Couples Dinner for 8
09-17-2011 — Private Function: Wedding Reception
09-16-2011 — Private Function: Rehearsal Dinner
07-17-2010 — Private Function: Wedding, Durango, CO.
05-30-2010 — Gourmet Cooking Class: Brooklyn Mining Co. 5:00 - 7:00pm
05-23-2010 — Gourmet Cooking Class: Brooklyn Mining Co. 5:00 - 7:00pm
05-16-2010 — Gourmet Cooking Class: Brooklyn Mining Co. 5:00 - 7:00pm
05-09-2010 — Gourmet Cooking Class: Brooklyn Mining Co. 5:00 - 7:00pm
05-02-2010 — Gourmet Cooking Class: Brooklyn Mining Co. 5:00 - 7:00pm
04-25-2010 — Gourmet Cooking Class: Brooklyn Mining Co. 5:00 - 7:00pm
04-18-2010 — Gourmet Cooking Class: Brooklyn Mining Co. 5:00 - 7:00pm
03-20-2010 — Cross Bar X Youth Ranch Support Dinner
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