This Workshop With 'Cutthroat Kitchen' Winner Chef Clay Carnes Will Make Hosting Your Own Dinner Party Easier Than Ever

by Erin West Jun 22, 2016 04:10 PM

Wow guests at your next dinner party with a little help from chef Clay Carnes. 

After the success of his culinary workshop at Shoppe 561 in West Palm Beach, the “Cutthroat Kitchen” winner has decided to begin a series featuring both professional demonstrations and hands-on cooking lessons for attendees. 

With a focus on fun dishes like fish tacos, Asian-inspired lettuce wraps and tropical cocktails, Carnes hopes to teach patrons the basics of cooking for company. 

“We’re presenting this as a summer entertainment series, so it will be more focused in a seasonal direction, like what people are doing at home this time of year and tips to help them in their basic day-to-day, weekend-to-weekend entertainment this summer,” he said.

An upcoming avocado-focused class on June 23 is already sold out, but there's still time to register for sessions on June 30 and July 14. The workshops—which cost $40—will all be held at Shoppe 561, a studio that allows local artists to showcase their work.

Those who attend will receive a $10 gift card for Carnes’ new restaurant, Cholo Soy Cocina. The West Palm Beach eatery, which focuses on Andean-style food, will be opening at the end of July, according to Carnes.

To reserve a spot, click here

Here are the remaining workshops available:

Summer Entertaining: Asian Inspired Snacks

These fresh, Asian-inspired snacks are sure to put a smile on your guests’ faces this summer. In this interactive workshop, Chef Clay Carnes will teach attendees how to make crispy vegetable and teriyaki chicken lettuce wraps, sesame ginger shrimp skewers, green papaya and peanut salad with fresh chili, poolside tropical white sangria and sparkling passion fruit fizz. Attendees will also receive a fresh drink—with or without alcohol—and a $10 Cholo Soy Cocina gift card.
June 30, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Shoppe 561, West Palm Beach; $40

Summer Entertaining: Did Somebody Say Fish Taco?
This Mexican-inspired cooking class is great for seafood-loving hosts. In this interactive workshop, attendees will learn about ceviche, how to buy and handle seafood, and how to mix a classic margarita. Attendees will also receive a fresh drink—with or without alcohol—and a $10 Cholo Soy Cocina gift card.
July 14, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Shoppe 561, West Palm Beach; $40

 


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