André Gerrits started his professional career as a chef at the age of 16. The one-Michelin-starred restaurant De Kromme Dissel was the starting point of his culinary career. After countless experiences at Ron Blaauw and Jan de Wit, among others, André quickly gained recognition for his culinary creations and craftsmanship. He developed his own style and within two years achieved great success with restaurant 't Amsterdammertje. André describes his cooking style as modern, pure and honest, with a classic basis and innovative in both technique and layout. In short, an inspiring teacher during this unique masterclass where he adds an exotic touch to his favourite dishes.
Explore the endless world of taste with Chef Peter Lute during this masterclass focusing on International Vegetarian Cooking. Peter is known from e.g. restaurant De Kruidenfabriek and Green and is considered a pioneer on the culinary scene. In this unique masterclass, he brings his creative vision of vegetarian dishes to life. Join him on a journey of discovery through an array of international flavours as Peter shares his in-depth knowledge on combining textures, balancing flavours and presenting dishes as true works of art. Push your culinary boundaries, develop your skills and discover new ways to enjoy delicious, plant-based dishes that embrace world cuisines.
Vikas Khanna is an award-winning Indian chef, restaurateur, writer, filmmaker and host of the TV show MasterChef India. Growing up in India, Khanna's passion for cooking was strongly inspired by his grandmother's own love to cook. He started developing recipes when he was 17. In 2000, he emigrated to New York and took on jobs like washing dishes and walking dogs for the elderly. And the hard work paid off! He is now one of the world's most beloved Indian chefs and has been awarded a Michelin star. He has also authored over 25 books and supports the cause of nutrition in India. His masterclass will introduce you to Indian cuisine and Vikas shares his version of some authentic Indian dishes.
Alain Caron is known for his accessible cooking style and his ability to convey complex culinary concepts in an understandable manner. He has had a significant influence on the culinary scene in the Netherlands and has made a substantial contribution to the popularity of the French Bistro. He currently owns four restaurants in Amsterdam, including Café Caron, in collaboration with his two sons, David and Tom, In this masterclass, he will take you through the traditional way of cooking. Quality ingredients, simple techniques and straightforward cooking. It's the simplicity that truly embodies the strength of the chef. Discover the art of transforming simple, high-quality ingredients into exquisite creations that evoke the essence of France's culinary heritage.
He was classically trained in French cuisine, but was early on intrigued by the explosive and exotic flavors of the Far East. For Schilo van Coevorden, it quickly became clear that his culinary heart belonged to Asia. From Paris to Tokyo, Schilo's culinary journey has shaped his unique perspective on cooking. As the executive chef of the renowned restaurant Taiko at the Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam, he has become a master in blending the nuances of traditional Japanese flavors with a contemporary twist. In this masterclass, he opens the doors to the world of umami, delicate flavors, and meticulous techniques that have turned Japanese cuisine into a global phenomenon.
Step back into the culinary world of Chef Jacob Jan Boerma during his second masterclass. After the great success of his first masterclass and the many enthusiastic reactions and photos of his dishes, a second masterclass was of course inevitable. What the theme will be, we will keep secret for now! But we can already tell you that it will be stunning and creative dishes with a gastronomic twist. Let yourself be guided by the passion and expertise of this renowned chef, and discover a world of flavours that will enchant you. Cook like a professional, share Jacob Jan Boerma's unique signature and create an unforgettable experience at home.
After his successful first masterclass in which Michael Nizzero shared with you his signature dishes, a second masterclass was bound to happen. This time, he goes back to basics and teaches you some simple techniques and recipes from French cuisine that any home cook can use. He then shares some of his vegetarian favourites, showing how versatile you can cook without meat or fish. It is Michael's mission to pass on his knowledge to as many culinary epicureans as possible, and this passion is reflected in his masterclass. Learn all about modern, vegetarian French cuisine with Michael Nizzero.
In the middle of the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam, you will find restaurant De Kas (The Greenhouse) in park Frankendeal. A former greenhouse from the early 20th century forms the backdrop for this beautiful restaurant. De Kas is famous for its farm-to-table concept, with the gardens in Amsterdam and the Beemster forming the soul of the menu. Many of the ingredients used in the dishes are grown directly in their own greenhouse or produced locally. The culinary duo Jos and Wim previously received a Michelin star at restaurant Rijks. Now, at Restaurant De Kas, they also received a Michelin star and even a green Michelin star. In this masterclass, they share their philosophy for sustainable and seasonal cooking and you will discover their unique approach to gastronomy.
The Basiliek in Harderwijk is now a household name and Yornie van Dijk knows that all too well. He worked as Rik Jansma's sous-chef for 3.5 years and last year he himself was handed the keys to the successful restaurant. In that one year, he quickly made a name for himself: he received a Michelin star as well as two awards: Young Chef presented by Michelin and New Chef on the Block, presented by Gault&Millau. With his young team - the average age is under 21 - he has taken the renowned Basiliek to a new level. His cuisine is characterised by fresh flavours, with seasonal produce. In this masterclass, you will get to know this young and ambitious chef and get a unique insight into his kitchen.
Instagram is filled with it: beautiful photos of scrumptious dishes. Without actually tasting the dish, your mouth is already watering. But at home, it is not always easy to prepare your dish so beautifully, and somehow you might not even manage to get it right in the photo. A pity, because after a day of hard work in the kitchen you want it to look as tasty in the photo as it does in real life. That is why in this masterclass you will not only learn how to arrange your dishes beautifully, but you will also get wonderful tips and tricks for the ultimate food photo. Great food photography goes hand in hand with the careful styling of the food and the use of light. Learn all the fundamental skills that will leave all your friends hungry after seeing your food photos.