Latin Empanada Fiesta
Food & Drink
Come join us in the kitchen as we prepare a delicious spread of Latin empanadas and wash it down with mojitos! This class is geared to those who enjoy Latin cuisines and the various types of empanadas, and want to learn how to prepare them. In this class you'll learn the 3 essentials to empanada making...
1. You'll make empanada dough from scratch, to nestle our fillings in.
2. You'll learn the versatility of filling ideas with both sweet and savory options.
3. You'll learn how to correctly fry and bake empanadas perfectly.
By taking this class, you’ll have a greater appreciation of Latin empanadas and pick up some entertaining tips to host your own Empanada Party this summer!
apron, rolling pin, & containers for leftovers
Materials and ingredients are included in feeCancellation Policy
Joelen Tan is a Chicago area private caterer and former restaurant chef behind the 'What's Cookin, Chicago?' website. Joelen has been recognized in both local and national media and has worked with celebrity chefs including Rick Bayless, Spike Mendelsohn, and Marcela Valladolid. Since 2007, she has been teaching culinary classes, hosting culinary events in Chicagoland and does recipe development work with major food brands including Sara Lee, Pepperidge Farms, Campbell's, Kraft, Frito Lay and Starbucks to name a few. Upon learning she has a gluten intolerance/sensitivity, she has transitioned into gluten free living with ease. Now as a gluten free chef, she can make her cakes and eat it too!