Chef/Instructor: Amanda Cushman
Join Chef Amanda for an evening of Moroccan home- style cooking. She will demonstrate to the class how to prepare unique and delicious dishes from Morocco. You will gain hands on experience preparing traditional cuisine and will enjoy a wonderful meal paired with wine afterward.
On the menu
- Chicken Tagine with Prunes and Preserved Lemons
- Couscous with Currants and Almonds
- Phyllo Cheese Pie with Swiss Chard and Chermoula
- Spicy Carrot Salad with Harissa
ABOUT Amanda Cushman
Amanda Cushman of Simple Real Food Inc. is a culinary educator who has cooked professionally for over thirty years. She teaches privately for groups of two to twenty students in their home as well as having taught in venues such as Sur La Table, The Institute of Culinary Education, The Natural Gourmet Cooking School and Williams Sonoma. She has taught corporate team building classes for companies such as; Fitness Magazine, Exxon Mobile, Hugo Boss, Yahoo, Nike, Google, Guess Jeans, Direct TV, Toyota and Korn Ferry International.
She began her food career in Manhattan starting out in catering and worked with Martha Stewart and Glorious Foods before becoming a recipe developer for Food and Wine, Cooking Light, Vegetarian Times, Fine Cooking and Ladies Home Journal. She was a private chef to a number of clients including James Robinson; CEO of American Express and Amy Levin the Editor in Chief of Glamour. Her private classes were a big hit in LA with clients such as Neil Patrick Harris, Molly Sims, Anne Archer and Randy Newman.
She has made her name in cities such as Boston, NY, Miami and Los Angeles and recently relocated to Durham, NC where she continues to teach in private homes as well as develop recipes for food start ups. Her highly popular public classes are featured at Southern Seasons, Duke Fitness, Durham Spirits and ICE in NYC.