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Southside rocks the valentines day meal

I have NEVER had a good piece of steak in SouthSide…. Until today.  The double-mealplan swipe is worth it.  The flavor is good.  I asked for the smallest portion just to try it, and it was cooked almost to well … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events for Fall 2011

Tuesday, October 25th 2011: “Seeds of Awesome” Roast pumpkin seeds with custom delicious spices and rubs, watch a movie, and eat free snacks! Friday, October 28th, 2011:  “The Frightfully Awesome Halloween Dance” Monday, October 31st: “Spice Class” Sign-up to learn … Continue reading

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Guest-chef coming to Mason!

… and she’s teaching a cooking class on November 10th 5-7PM!!  (See details below) Mason Dining is bringing Chef Mai Pham of the Lemongrass Restaurant in Sacramento, California to Mason on November 10th.  Here’s a teaser of what’s tentatively planned: … Continue reading

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Signups for October 17th cooking class are live

Signup here. Class is 4:45PM-7PM at Southside on Monday October 17th.  We’ll be learning how to cook healthier 🙂  No experience necessary… come, join!

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Signup for Cooking Class is live!

The signup form is available here for our “Date Night Dinner” class with Executive Chef Peter Schoebel on Monday September 26th 5-7PM. The deadline to register is Thursday September 22nd, 11PM. We had a fantastic time at the first class! … Continue reading

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Schedule for Cooking Classes Finalized!

The full schedule is below.  CAFE-GMU will put a form online about 2 weeks before each class for Mason students to register.  All the classes will be filmed by the talented Ashlee Duncan and crew for the Mason Cable Network. … Continue reading

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Attend the biggest food-show in North America

The International Fancy-Food Show is coming to DC.  We are invited to work the show as “temps” on July 10th, 11th, and 12th.  This is the 57th year they put it on (it’s usually in NY) and you will be wowed … Continue reading

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IDEAS for Cooking Classes: Fall 2011

Knife skills and basic cooking techniques: Sauté, Grill/Broil, Roast, Fry, Steam and Braise/Stew Sauces: How to make the 5 classical French “Mother” sauces and modern type healthy sauces. Protein cooking classes: Various types of center of the plate proteins and … Continue reading

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