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Demonstration, Hands-On

Healthy Provençal Cooking

Thursday, August 31

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


12 out of 17 available
Healthy Provençal Cooking (8/31/17) 6:30-9:30pm$120.00

If French technique is your favorite style of cooking, but you are looking for a healthier alternative to a heavy meal that won’t leave you feeling weighed down, join us as we take your taste buds to the cote d’ azure! In this class you will learn how to perfectly sear fresh tuna and add the perfect amount of saffron threads to your bouillabaisse. Students will recreate some of the popular dishes that make the south of France so irresistible and we’ll do it in a way that only NGI can- healthier.


Dishes We'll Cover

Salad Nicoise with Lemon-Pepper Crusted Tuna

Mussels in Garlic-Saffron Broth

Lemon, Wine, and Garlic-Braised Artichokes

Vegan Cassoulet



Olive Tapenade

Lemon-Lavender cake with Blackberry Coulis and Whipped Cream

About the Instructor

Elliott Prag, full-time Chef Instructor and Curriculum Development Manager, joined Natural Gourmet Institute in 1999. Elliott holds a Bachelor's Degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and graduated from NGI's Chef’s Training Program in 1995. Thereafter, he worked in numerous New York natural food restaurants before pursuing and developing his private chef business. In 1999, he expanded his business by founding Siegfried & Prag, Caterers. In 2003, Elliott traveled to Sofia, Bulgaria for two years, where he opened, as Executive Chef, Kibea Restaurant, the first health-supportive restaurant in the Balkans. Elliott is a frequent contributor to Vegetarian Times.

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