The SideDish Newsletter Vol 8, 2013

Parties That Cook
Volume 8, 2013
The SideDish Newsletter
Recipe of the Month
Video Tip of the Month
Cooking Classes
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Chefs in San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle and Portland.
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Read Up On Our Blog

7.12.13 – Our intern takes on a corporate Kitchen Challenge – as a guest! See things in a new light here.

7.19.13 – Sometimes you just need a little competition; especially if you work for Nike. Step up here.

7.23.13 – Doubt we can handle your enormous party? Think again. Cook with 350 of your closest friends here.

7.26.13 – Bake your cake, and eat it too... while being served a four-course meal! Stay classy here.
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What Clients Are Saying

"The event was AWESOME and everyone had a wonderful time! I will definitely be referring this as a ‘must do’  team event!"
Jessica Petersen, GE Healthcare

"Our group needed a relaxing, fun event that would allow for good conversation and allow us to get to know each other better. There isn't anything that could have been done better."
Stacy Rosonke, Holmes Murphy

"We wanted to experience something new, rather than just go sit down at a restaurant. Some were really surprised that they helped make such a great meal."
Vy Dang, Symantec

“We wanted something different, interactive, offsite, and something that everyone loves-- FOOD! We had a blast being able to let loose and ask questions, be silly, be creative, and use team work to pull everything together."
Erica Ceballos, Glooko, Inc.
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Savor the Summer!
Main ImageFrom elegant al fresco dinners to high-energy cooking competitions and scavenger hunts, our clients have been taking their summer cooking events outdoors. It's not too late to jump on this (awesome) bandwagon while the sun shines.

Already have your sights set on the holidays? You’re not alone. Contact us today to start planning your party!

The Parties That Cook Team
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Recipe ImageSpicy Minced Thai Chicken with Basil in Red Cabbage Cups

Don’t worry if you didn't travel much this summer. Take your taste buds on a journey to Thailand right now! With simple prep steps, exotic flavors, and enough heat to last 'til next summer, this dish will knock your socks off.

Check out more Seasonal Recipes
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Video Image How to Cut a Bell Pepper

Sometimes it's the little things that make all the difference. In this Thai recipe, it’s the bits of julienned bell pepper that sweeten everything up. Take a peek at the best way to slice peppers.

Check out more tips & tricks on our YouTube Channel
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San Francisco & Bay Area Cooking Classes
What: Date Night Couples Cooking
Whip up a romantic evening for you and your date at this hands-on cooking class. Mingle with other fun couples while creating a delicious gourmet meal together. Recipes and photos are emailed to attendees after the event, so you can hone your skills and enjoy your favorite dishes again and again!
Where: Dacor Kitchen
When: August 16 | September 28November 9
Chicago Cooking Classes
What: Date Night Couples Cooking
Grab a date, and join our lively chefs at this hands-on cooking class. Heat up the kitchen as you learn new culinary skills and meet other fun couples. With recipes and photos emailed to attendees after the event, you can practice your new skills and recreate your favorite dishes whenever you like!
Where: Charlie Baggs Kitchen
When: August 16 | November 9
Seattle Cooking Classes
What: Date Night Couples Cooking
You and your date will turn up the heat at this hands-on cooking class. Create a tasty gourmet meal together as you meet other fun couples. Recipes and photos are emailed to attendees after the event, so you can sharpen your skills and recreate your favorite recipes again and again!
Where: Seattle Wine Outlet
When: September 28 | November 9
Portland Cooking Classes
What: Date Night Couples Cooking
Spend quality time with your sweetie, learn new culinary skills, and make foodie friends while you cook. With recipes and photos emailed to attendees after the event, you can reminisce and recreate your favorite dishes together at home.
Where: Bargreen Ellingson
When: September 28 | November 8
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Chefs, food bloggers and other experts offer their best watermelon recipes. From soup to dessert, watermelon is where the party’s at this summer. Get your fill here.
Chicago Food Bloggers get to know the team behind Parties That Cook’s “SideDish” blog. Check out our exclusive interview here.
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Gift of Cooking

Couples cooking classes are the perfect way to spice up "Date Night". Give friends, family, or even employees a cooking class gift certificate that they can redeem anytime throughout the year!

Looking for a small gift that packs a punch? More Sumptuous Small Plates, featuring 30 delicious recipes, party tips and mouthwatering photos, does just that.

Check out more gift ideas here.
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