The Dirty Dozen Cooking Class

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The Dirty Dozen: Highly refined, intensely focused cooking classes at Abacus

What is it like to work alongside some of the most celebrated chefs in Dallas? The Dirty Dozen cooking classes are your exclusive opportunity to learn secrets and practice techniques taught by the masters themselves. Since 1999, the Dirty Dozen is one of Dallas’ most coveted events.

Upon arrival at the Dallas 5-star restaurant, Dirty Dozen students don their personalized chef’s coats to begin hands-on instruction. The students are divided into four teams:

Executive Chef: Christopher Patrick
Executive Sous Chef: Chad Bowen
Pastry Chef: Cessy Mendoza
Abacus /Jasper’s Guest Chef

Your Dirty Dozen cooking class team spends a Sunday preparing one of four courses or a fabulous buffet. Abacus is closed so you have the run of the kitchen. The day culminates in an intimate dinner with paired wine and the opportunity to share the experience with one invited guest of your choice. You’ll walk away as a Dirty Dozen alum with a new or rejuvenated appreciation for extraordinary cuisine and knowledge that only comes with learning from the masters. Instead of leaving with recipes, you will leave with the knowledge of how to…..

Cost: $375 (unless otherwise noted)
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*Dirty Dozen cooking class teams are chosen at random. Unfortunately, your team requests cannot be granted unless you choose the pastry team. Part of the Dirty Dozen experience is meeting your team members.

Upcoming Dirty Dozen Classes

November 12th, Holiday Farm to Table $375
Our chefs will show you how to create an unforgettable, traditional holiday feast. This years twist is that we will be using produce and other items from Chef Chris’ hometown of Athens and the surrounding area. Don’t be surprised if you see a farmer or two in-house.

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