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Tuesday September 16th: Sushi 101
La Cucina's most popular sushi class, taught by our resident sushi expert, Chef Karen Crumley. In this class with limited enrollment, students will receive detailed instruction and will have the opportunity to create their own maki, temaki, spicy tuna rolls, California rolls and other personal creations.
This is the basic introduction to the art of sushi preparation. Chef Karen Crumley is a 2008 graduate of the Culinary Institute of University of Tennessee. She was trained at Nama Sushi Bar in the specialized skills required to prepare California/Japanese style sushi as well as the use of Japanese knives. Karen will offer a brief history of sushi and a demonstration of the preparation of sushi rice. Students will enjoy “hands on” techniques for making maki (variety of ingredients rolled with rice in nori seaweed), temaki (cone shaped hand rolls), and futomaki (“fat” rolls). Limited enrollment!
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cost: $60/ person (12 person class limit)
What to bring with you: BYOW (wine)
Instructor: Chef Karen Crumley
Chef Karen Crumley is one of Knoxville’s own crop of home grown chefs. Karen is a 2008 graduate of the Culinary Institute of University of Tennessee and has worked her way up the through the ranks in several area restaurants as head chef, sous chef, kitchen manager and caterer. She was trained at Nama Sushi Bar in the specialized skills required to prepare California/Japanese style sushi as well as the use of Japanese knives.