Accidental Gourmet

Zonta’s Accidental Gourmet “Winter Culinary Adventure” is celebrating its 16th year of the popular cooking class series which allow hands on participation at the University of Alaska’s real-life training kitchen.

The classes were founded by Chef Patrick Hoogerhyde, the winner of the 2002 Chef of the Year award, Chef Patrick continues to provide support with new chefs and technical direction. Our guest chefs have selected some of the best recipes from all over the world and are preparing to bring them to you including handmade sushi, homemade hamburgers, crème brulee and many other delicious recipes and cooking techniques.

Each class begins with a brief talk about the food to be prepared that night, a review of the recipes, interesting facts and then the fun begins! Naturally, you get to eat your hard work when all courses are complete but you won’t have to lift your finger to clean a single pot or pan.

Not only will you be learning from some of the best chefs in Anchorage, you will get some truly wonderful recipes to add to your collection, and enjoy some fun evenings meeting new people. In addition to all this, you are also helping women in your community and around the world.