Empowering each guest with a variety of tools and philosophies for creating a life in balance through culinary inspiration, education, and discovery.
THE ART OF SALSA
This class demonstrates how to take a favorite snack and appetizer to a new level. Enjoy sampling uniquely crafted salsas using traditional and local ingredients, warm corn tortillas, and a margarita. Explore the history of salsa and tortilla making and get hands-on with rolling and pressing masa dough into tortillas.
BLEND ‘N’ BALANCE SMOOTHIES
Learn how to blend a nutrient-rich smoothie while balancing your blood sugar to promote energy levels and reduce risk factors for chronic disease. Leave class with four signature smoothie recipes, as well as the techniques and confidence to recreate these delicious smoothies in your own home.
CEVICHE & PISCO SOUR
You will be guided through the steps of making your own Pisco Sour, a perfect ceviche cocktail pairing. This interactive experience teaches you about the history and techniques of ceviche preparation. With a focus on regionally based ingredients, you will embark on a journey in developing your unique flavors – rooted in Southern California’s coastal tradition.
COCKTAILS IN THE KITCHEN
Join us as you learn to expertly prepare a creative cocktail alongside our chef. Sip your craft cocktail and indulge in an appetizer trio from Ponto Lago, as you learn how to experiment with mindfully curated ingredients to create a well-balanced cocktail. Bring these techniques to your kitchen and create a cocktail with home ingredients to make simple syrups, garnish cocktails, and infuse flavors.
LIFE IN BALANCE TREATS
Enjoy getting hands-on as you customize and roll naturally sweet and delicious date truffles. Made with nutrient dense ingredients, these will give you sustained energy and replenish your body with minerals and antioxidants. Learn how to make a dairy free version of golden milk, with warm spices and anti-inflammatory properties. Take home recipes and your own box of truffles. Family friendly (ages 4 and up)