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Hand-Pulled Mozzarella with Ragazza Pizzeria
Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
Tickets to this event will be available August 8th at 10AM
About the workshop:
Do you ever wonder what exactly "hand-pulled" mozzarella is? Do you want to know why that ball of burrata at specialty shops is $15? Come learn what the fuss is all about, and see how delicious fresh mozzarella can be!
Sharon Ardiana, the chef and owner of Gialina and Ragazza Pizzerias will lead this 2 hour, hands-on class, all about fresh mozzarella. In this workshop we’ll learn the art of pulling fresh mozzarella- the delicate texture will be utterly different than the lumps of plastic-sealed pizza mozzarella you buy at grocery stores. This class will focus on the process of "pasta filata" -- we will start with fresh cow's milk curds, which will be heated and stretched by hand. Note: Making the curds from scratch is a difficult chemistry experiment, and it can be frustrating for the most seasoned chef.
At the end of the workshop, you will have stretched several balls of mozzarella to take home, and you'll have a better understanding and appreciation for this Italian classic.
Please bring your own reusable container to take home mozzarella.
About the instructor:
Chef Sharon Ardiana is the chef/owner of 2 San Francisco restaurants- Gialina and Ragazza. Both are pizza-centric and included in the 2012 SF Chronicle Top 100 Restaurants. Her menus are seasonal and farm driven. Sharon has 30 years of professional cooking experience at San Francisco's top restaurants including Slow Club, Boulevard, Sol y Luna, Garibaldis, Lime and Last Supper Club. In 2007 Sharon opened Gialina in Glen Park, followed by Ragazza in 2010.
Notes about the workshop:
All our workshops are held at 337 Shotwell Street. Please check in at the front door on arrival. Seating is available for our attendees, however may be limited for some workshops.
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We will refund your full ticket fee within 48 hours.
If you are unable to attend this workshop, and there is less than 48 hours before the event, you are welcome to give your ticket to someone else. That person must check in at the door to indicate they are using your ticket, so we can check your name off the list.
We will happily try to work with you and offer your ticket to our waiting list, however cannot guarantee finding a replacement less than 48 hours prior to the event.
Unfortunately, no-shows and late cancellations will not be eligible for a refund.
When & Where
Skill Exchange is a workshop series which aims to inspire the community to use their hands and learn traditional, hand making and self-reliance skills in a fun, social setting. Our workshops and events are for curious skill-seekers of all ages. We create opportunities to ask questions, think with our hands and deepen our understanding of how things are made.As handcrafting skills are too often undervalued and under practiced-- Skill Exchange seeks to encourage self-reliance through social skill exchange by bringing together enthusiastic makers and teachers to share their passion and craft with our communities.
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