Looking for advanced cooking classes... Just single classes, not programs.
I'm looking for classes that will teach me thing's I don't know... you know, really push my limits.
I'm a very experienced home cook with some work at a fancy catering company under my belt. So I'm not looking for a class that will teach me how to make an herb crusted lamb chop....
I'd like to find a class focusing on a few advances techniques, or maybe a crazy menu that incorporates something unusual...
I've seen lots of posts about culinary schools or about beginners classes. But are there any hands on classes for advanced cooks????
Check out the New School of Cooking website -- they offer a wide range of classes, including many for professionally trained chefs (though it may be part of a series, so I'm not sure if they have what you want). Surfas seems more of a place where you can spend a few hours watching some really cool demos -- I live right down the streetand frequent the place, but never see participants cooking, just the guest chefs.
Check out "Chef Eric's Culinary Kitchen" on Pelham at Pico. He has a wide selection of classes, they are all hands-on, (everybody cooks) and he is a fabulous teacher. He also does a long-term professional course.