Interactive Cooking: Your Recipe for Success, taught by culinary educator and professional Chef Shellie Kark, will guide you through three different extraordinarily versatile techniques of cooking: Sauté & Pan Sauces, Soups & Stock, and Roasting. No matter what your current level, upon completion of the course you will be able to cook fast, easy, healthy meals, with the ingredients that you like!
Vastly different from other television or recipe-based types of programming, Chef Shellie converts her years of experience training top chefs into easy yet powerful methods so you see, do, and learn proven chef-techniques.
Imagine having your own personal chef offer you step-by-step instructions to take the guesswork out of cooking, making it easier and saving you time. Interact with the chef, ask questions, and understand how and why things work in the kitchen.
Chef Shellie doesn't just teach you how to follow a recipe, she teaches the skills and techniques you'll need to know to quickly prepare healthy meals far beyond your imagination. This allows you to cook using real ingredients you have on hand, according to your taste, your preference.
Over the span of 10 of lectures, Chef Shellie will show you the common steps used for a given technique. Those steps are then reinforced through dozens of special recipes written to solidify the technique. Move onto any one of the more than 15 tables highlighting ingredients that naturally go together and experience how you'll be able to make hundreds of different dishes using just one technique.
Learn the secrets that only trained chefs know: how to substitute ingredients, adjust flavors with seasoning tricks, set up a cooking station for maximum efficiency, pick the right equipment to get results, pair the right wine, and the list goes on and on... Start today and enrich your life by becoming a better and more confident cook!
Co-founder of KitchenCUE
Chef Shellie Kark studied at the California Culinary Academy and honed her skills at San Francisco's La Folie and Seattle's Dahlia Lounge. Arriving in Denver, she assisted in the development and opening of Cook Street School of Fine Cooking (named one of the Top Cooking Schools by Smart Money Magazine), where she was a leading culinary instructor within the Professional Food and Wine Career Program.
Chef Shellie is the co-founder of KitchenCUE, an educational series that nurtures interest in healthy home cooking and helps people to become better cooks by teaching the understanding of food preparation and presentation.
As a professionally trained chef and culinary educator, Chef Shellie translates her vast knowledge into easy formulas that simplify the techniques of cooking. With over 15 years experience in a broad range of capacities throughout the culinary industry, her comprehensive understanding and enthusiastic approach elevates the proficiency of every cook.
Chef Shellie and KitchenCUE have received numerous accolades. Chef Shellie has made multiple television appearances and is now a guest contributor for Chefs Catalog, Wine Enthusiast, and has appeared in Oprah's O Magazine. She is a certified sommelier and a past board member of the American Institute of Wine and Food. Chef Shellie is dedicated to sharing her philosophy of making meaningful connections with family and friends around the table; inspiring cooks to nourish body and soul over a home cooked meal.