The SideDish Newsletter Vol 9, 2013

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Parties That Cook
Volume 9, 2013
The SideDish Newsletter
We're Hiring!
Recipe of the Month
Video Tip of the Month
Cooking Classes
BIG Thanks to Wilton!
PTC is partnering with Chicago-based bakeware company, Wilton. We're excited to put their fantastic products in the hands of all our guests!
Now Hiring
Chefs, Servers & Dish Washers in San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle and Portland.
Event Planning Interns in San Francisco.
Recent Blog Posts
Read Up On Our Blog

8.9.13 – Cure yourself of the dreaded summer slump! We prescribe a gourmet meal, a taste of adventure, and more here.

8.13.13 – Want to see what our office staff has been up to? Sit in on our July cookbook club here.

8.22.13 – Holding onto dreams of warm weather? Postpone that winter wonderland with a refreshing tomato salad here.

8.29.13 – Has summertime sadness got you down? Our raspberry bar recipe will put a smile on your face. Perk up here.
Client Reviews
What Clients Are Saying

"We do something every year and this was by far the most fun. The food - your staff - all terrific."
Robin Critelli, H3R

“We had a blast! We've attended four cooking classes by other groups, and this by far blew the rest out of the water. Genuine thanks to you and your amazing team!"
Rita Rodriguez, ANSYS, Inc.

"The energy was just great – the event leads were very personable and fun. Seemed like we were cooking with friends."
Jennifer Merkle, Autodesk

"The PTC staff was so inviting. They were friendly, engaging and entertaining while demonstrating cooking tips and helping us prepare our food."
Erin Johnston, IDC
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Hello, Holidays!
Main ImageThe holidays will be here just as quickly as summer came and went. Now is the perfect time to secure a date and venue for your company event or private party. Contact us today and plan a year-end bash everyone will thank YOU for.

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The Parties That Cook Team
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Featured RecipeBoston Cream Pie Trifle with Strawberries and Chocolate Ganache

With summer essentially over, it's time to throw that bathing suit in the closet and say hello to your new guilty pleasure. Indulge in layers of custard, cake, ganache and strawberries. Your taste buds will thank you.

Click here for more Seasonal Recipes
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Video Image How to Separate Eggs

This 3-step method to separating egg whites from yolks will save you from the pain and sorrow of accidental cross-contamination. Save your tears for spilling milk, cutting onions, or watching the Giants.

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: November 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: 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: November 8
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Inc.500|5000 We are honored to have made the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies! Check out the full list and see how some companies did it. Be inspired here.
SF Business Times We made the list of the 100 Top Women Owned Businesses in the Bay Area! Our rank hasn't been revealed, so check back for an update or pick up the Sept 27 San Francisco Business Times!
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Gift of Cooking

Couples cooking classes are the perfect way to spice up "Date Night". Beat the holiday rush and give friends, family, or even employees a cooking class gift certificate 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 Holiday gift ideas here.
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