The SideDish Newsletter Vol 2, 2012

Parties That Cook
Volume 2, 2012
The SideDish Newsletter
The SideDish Special
BOGO deal on party favors if you book by February 29th*
Seasonal Fare
Boca Negra: Chocolate Chipotle Cakes with Sweet Tomatillo Sauce
VideoTip of the Month
How to Melt Chocolate
(and Hearts)
Cooking Classes
Valentine’s Classes
Date Nights
Mouthwatering Mission
Job Opportunities
Professional Servers
Valentine's Day Gifts
More Sumptuous Small Plates
Cooking Class Gift Certificates
Read Up On Our Blog
Think you know what'll be BIG in 2012? Check out our food trend predictions here.

Need to cook your way into someone else’s heart this Valentine’s Day? Earn love here.

Who said home cooks couldn't write a successful cookbook?! Find proof here.

Did you have a good (tasting) Super Bowl Sunday? See what we served here.
What Clients Are Saying
"From the menu options and working with [the event planner], to the great on-site staff and organization, everything was perfect!"
Valerie Gryfakis
Nomis Solutions

"The best part was having our leadership team work together in small groups and build bonding relationships in a relaxed atmosphere."
Stacy Ryback

"It was a great way to unite our group and start our training session off right."
Leslee Heinlen

"Everyone enjoyed the event; one of the best they have attended."
Dori Lyons
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Ingredients for the Perfect Valentine
Kaiser cooking With only one week until Valentine’s Day, the pressure is on. Where will you be celebrating V-day? We hope it’s with us!

New couples cooking classes have just been added, so there’s no reason not to cook up romance this Valentine’s weekend! Who knows, you could be the next cooking class proposal story. Watch the Cooking Class Proposal video here!

We hope to see you in the kitchen soon!

Bon Appetit!
The Parties That Cook Team
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Facebook: PartiesThat Cook Fan Page
Business Card Contest
Have you recently attended a Parties That Cook event? If you dropped your card in our contest jar, you were automatically entered in a drawing to win a cooking class gift certificate. This month’s winner is David Waterfall from Applied Materials! Congratulations, David! Keep your eyes peeled for your prize.
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Complimentary spatula party favors for your event guests when you purchase Parties That Cook garlic peeler party favors and Book by February 29th. While supplies last. Only valid on new bookings. Not valid with other discounts.

Our stove is filling up fast! To reserve your date:
Call: 1-888-907-COOK

Be sure to mention The SideDish Special.

Plan Your Event!
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Chocolate Chipotle Cakes with Sweet Tomatillo SauceBoca Negra: Chocolate Chipotle Cakes with Sweet Tomatillo Sauce

Make your date sweat in the best way with this hot and spicy dessert.

Click here for the Boca Negra Recipe 

Click here for more Sweet Dessert Recipes
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How to Melt Chocolate How to Melt Chocolate

Plan on heating things up in the kitchen this Valentine’s Day? Melt more than just chocolate with the help of this short video tip.

Watch this video!

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for the latest Video Cooking Tips and Tricks.
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San Francisco & Bay Area Cooking Classes
Valentine’s Day Couples Cooking
Date: February 11
Location: Circolo Cocktail Lounge
Price: $170 per couple; $85 per guest
Valentine’s Day Couples Cooking
Date: February 11
Location: Dacor Kitchen
Valentine’s Day Winery Cooking
Dates: February 12
Location: La Honda Winery
Price: $230 per couple; $115 per guest
Valentine’s Day for Cheese Lovers
Dates: February 14
Location: Cheese School of San Francisco
Date Night Couples Cooking
Dates: March 9
Location: Dacor Kitchen
Date Night Couples Cooking – Early Bird
Early Bird Thru 2/17!
Dates: March 30
Location: Standards of Excellence San Jose
Price:$150 per couple; $75 per guest
Cooking Up Success
Dates: April 18
Location: The Ferry Building
Price: $95 per guest
Mouthwatering Mission
Dates: May 5
Location: Tour ends at La Cocina
Price: $95 per guest
Chicago Cooking Classes

Valentine’s Day Couples Cooking
Date: February 11
Location: Charlie Baggs
Price: $190 per couple; $95 per guest

Seattle Cooking Classes
  Valentine’s Day Winery Cooking
Date: February 11
Location: Efeste Winery
Price: $230 per couple; $115 per guest
Portland Cooking Classes

Valentine’s Day Couples Cooking
Date: February 14
Location: Bargreen Ellingson
Price: $190 per couple; $95 per guest

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Couples that cook together stay together. See why food is the language of love here.
Parties That Cook founder and CEO joins other business owners in offering tips on hiring employees. Avoid common pitfalls here.
The holiday season may be over, but that doesn’t mean the parties have to stop! Learn how to create an Appetizer Platter That Pops here.
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Parties That Cook is seeking high energy, service-oriented individuals who share our passion for cooking and entertaining. We are currently looking for Servers and Dishwashers in San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle and Portland.

Read more about these job opportunities here.
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Parties That Cook Gift Certificates and NEW Recipe Decks!
Recipe Cards Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Show your sweetheart you care, and give the gift of cooking with a Parties That Cook cooking class gift certificate! From Valentine’s Day Couples Classes in all cities, to Date Night in the San Francisco Bay Area, we’ve got plenty of romantic options to heat things up.

If you’d rather hold out for our fun Cinco de Mayo Mouthwatering Mission cooking class and tasting tour in San Francisco, gift certificates can be redeemed at any time throughout the year. Classes are perfect for beginners or established foodies looking to learn new tips while mingling in the kitchen.

Check out more Valentine’s Day gift ideas, including the NEW recipe deck, More Sumptuous Small Plates, filled with 30 delicious recipes, party tips and beautiful photographs. While supplies last, take advantage of our Recipe Deck Gift Set.

Order the Sumptuous Small Plates deck along with More Sumptuous Small Plates for just $29.95!

Gift of Cooking

Order Gift Certificates by phone or email:
888-907-COOK or
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