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Get ready to explore the classic sauces you know... with twists you didn't know you needed.

The classic French sauces are long-time staples of western cuisine, but that doesn't mean they're beyond innovation. In fact, these sauces - béchamel, tomato, velouté, espagnole, hollandaise, and mayonnaise - are perfect bases to start thinking about how you can make classic French flavors work for you, your kitchen, and your guests.

By enrolling in the Reimagining classic sauces course led by renowned Chef Suzanne Barr, you will gain valuable insights into alternative ingredients and techniques, expanding your repertoire of recipes and culinary skills. Throughout the course, you will explore the reasons behind chefs worldwide reimagining the classics and acquire essential knowledge on factors to consider when embarking on your own sauce reimagining endeavors.

What you'll learn in the Reimagining classic sauces course

  • A refresher of the traditional sauces of French cuisine - béchamel, tomato, velouté, espagnole, hollandaise, and mayonnaise
  • The benefits of reimagining classic sauces
  • A method to get you started reimagining classic sauces
  • An option for reimagining a béchamel sauce
  • An option for reimagining a tomato sauce
  • An option for reimagining a velouté sauce
  • An option for reimagining an espagnole sauce
  • An option for reimagining a hollandaise sauce
  • An option for reimagining a mayonnaise sauce
  • Practical demonstrations for each sauce
  • And much more!

In this course, you will explore the art of classic French sauces and learn innovative techniques to elevate them to new culinary heights. By the end of the course, you will receive a badge of course completion, showcasing your mastery in reimagining and creating exquisite variations of these timeless sauces.

Who the Reimagining classic sauces course is for

The Reimagining classic sauces online course is aimed at experienced or aspiring chefs looking for inspiration and techniques to reimagine classic French sauces.

Meet your instructor

Suzanne Barr

Suzanne Barr is a chef, author and restaurateur with a passion for making the ordinary extraordinary.

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