Discover the secrets of El Chato restaurant
This is an online course where not only will you learn avant-garde recipes, but you will soak in Latin culture and the philosophy of El Chato’s cuisine.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- replicate the most popular recipes of El Chato restaurant.
- make sauces based on lactic acid fermentations
- achieve crunchy textures through different methods
- apply modern cooking techniques to Colombian ingredients or to those from any other country.
What you'll learn
A menu designed to respect natural resources and take full advantage of raw materials
Chef Álvaro Clavijo’s vision is to make local ingredients shine and apply techniques that heighten their value.
You will review the basics of French cuisine such as gastrique, confit and bernesa, but with a creative twist thanks to the use of ingredients such as culonas ants and tucupi. We will also take some inspiration from other countries, for example, Italian gremolata and Asian hoisin.
You will learn how to conquer your guests’ palates with the perfect combination of explosive flavors and textures.
You will use modern techniques such as spherification, fermentations, siphon foam, and ingredients like inulin and flavored oils.
Who is it for?
This course is aimed at professional chefs or experienced foodies interested in bringing Colombian and Latin American gastronomy to haute cuisine.
What you’ll need
- Food processor
- Vacuum sealer + bags
- CO2 charges
- Pressure cooker
- Sorbet machine
- Vitamix or blender
- Dehydrator mats (silpat)
- Pasta machine
- Pasta cutter
*Recommended equipment for some recipes (though not required for the course)
What are you waiting for?
Learn from anywhere at your own pace.
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Scoolinary courses are online classes that allow you to learn new knowledges and skills to improve your cuisine. Each course consists of several lessons that combine videos and texts with downloadable recipes and extra teaching materials.
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