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Cooking with Seasonal Flavors
Join Chef/Instructor Diane LaVonne in her teaching kitchen to explore some simple delicious dishes focused on seasonally available ingredients from our local markets. Great healthy food begins with a few ingredients, some basic kitchen equipment and a bit of love. These classes are designed to support low income residents to maximize their use of their EBT cards in our local farmers markets. Limited sign-ups available, call the Market Kitchen at 206.624.6114 or email diane@dianesmarketkitchen.com to reserve your spot today!

Private
Only invited guests may register.
One Class   |   $0.00
20 seats available

Wednesday, June 19
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


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Light and Lovely Lunch
lets take advantage of the seasonal produce
As the weather gets warm and sunshine fills the city I'm drawn to lighter meals. I'll plan each lunch based on the ingredients I can find in the market that week. It might be a wonderful soup, a main dish salad, or a combination of the two. I'll include many dishes that can be transported outside to share with friends for a picnic or just a "let's drink some pink wine and relax" kind of meal.
Think of this as a "blackboard on the sidewalk" kind of offering. I'm not sure what we'll make but whatever it is it will be made with whatever is at the height of the season.

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When space opens, we'll send you an e-mail.
One Class   |   $75.00
0 seats available

Friday, June 21
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


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Pasta 101
HANDS ON - CLASS SIZE LIMITED TO 6

Learn to make fresh pasta at home. We will make two versions of this common element of many traditional dishes. We’ll use the pastas with a home-made seasonal sauce and a Northern Italian style Lasagna Bolognese. Oh, and we'll probably figure out a quintessential Italian dessert as well.

Sample Menu:

Lasagna bolognese
Fresh fettuccini with seasonal sauce
Arugula salad
Olive oil cake

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When space opens, we'll send you an e-mail.
One Class   |   $115.00
0 seats available

Friday, June 21
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hands On

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bechamel, bolognese, cheese, fettuccini, flavorful, fresh, hand made, hands on, italian, lasagna, olive oil, pasta, sauces, traditional

Mexican 101

HANDS ON - CLASS SIZE LIMITED TO 6

Join Diane for an evening filled with exploration into the beauty and simplicity of Mexican cuisine. Starting with fresh ingredients sourced from the most reliable purveyors in the Pike Place Market and surrounding area, these wonderful dishes will be simple and loaded with flavor. As a special note, all the food is gluten-free!

Please note: Traditional Mexican food utilizes meat, poultry and lard.

Sample Menu:
Red Enchiladas
Green Rice
Spicy Beans
Flan

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One Class   |   $115.00
5 seats available

Saturday, June 22
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hands On
Gluten Free

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beans, flavorful, gluten free, mexican, protein, rice, sauces, simple, simple, traditional

Cooking and Eating Local
A Celebration of Artisan Food
One of the treasures of Seattle and the Northwest, Pike Place Market is a trove of merchandise and vendors, many of whom have long and illustrious histories at the Market. Both visitors to and longtime residents of Seattle can experience the Market in new and wonderful ways with culinary instructor Diane LaVonne as she introduces you its vibrant producer operated stalls. Shopping the market with your private chef, you will immediately recognize Diane’s approach to food and friends, connecting to each other and the larger community. While the foods of the Market are the focal point of the tour, what makes the tour really special is the vendors who share their expertise and enthusiasm generously with Diane and her guests. As a natural storyteller, Diane can provide you with the context of these amazing people and their products. Based on more than three decades of relationships, these folks are not only collaborators in creating an innovative and committed “food community,” they serve as important resources and on-going inspiration for Diane’s Market Kitchen.
After discovering the market, enter the bright and spacious Diane’s Market Kitchen, take a seat at the counter and feel yourself relax. Prepare to be delighted as Diane demonstrates how to prepare an authentic Northwest meal with the wonderful locally produced ingredients chosen by and for you.
When you leave, you will have a satisfied palate, a set of recipes and wonderful memories, a true taste of the best Seattle has to offer, the people of Pike Place Market, and a meal created with the gifts from the waters, farms and orchards which surround this gem of the Northwest.

Individual or Group Reservations Available

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One Class   |   $150.00
10 seats available

Sunday, June 23
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM


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flavorful, local, local, lunch, market, pike place, pike place market, seasonal, tour

Light and Lovely Lunch
lets take advantage of the seasonal produce
As the weather gets warm and sunshine fills the city I'm drawn to lighter meals. I'll plan each lunch based on the ingredients I can find in the market that week. It might be a wonderful soup, a main dish salad, or a combination of the two. I'll include many dishes that can be transported outside to share with friends for a picnic or just a "let's drink some pink wine and relax" kind of meal.
Think of this as a "blackboard on the sidewalk" kind of offering. I'm not sure what we'll make but whatever it is it will be made with whatever is at the height of the season.

Add to Cart
One Class   |   $75.00
10 seats available

Monday, June 24
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


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