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Cooking at the Cantina Adventure: Special Occasion Cooking
February 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm PST
With Renowned Chef and Cookbook Author Isabel Cruz
About the Event
Part one of our new Cooking at the Cantina Adventure Series!
Adventures by the Book is excited to partner with renowned Latin chef, Isabel Cruz, for a fun cooking series, Cooking at the Cantina. Isabel, a beloved San Diego chef who is known for her innovative and healthy twist on traditional Latin fare, will offer two delicious, seasonal, hands-on cooking classes to our Adventurers.
In the first installment of our Cooking at the Cantina Adventures, enjoy a fun hands-on class making a decadent meal for any and all the loved ones in your life! Explore these recipes with your significant other, your son or daughter, or even your best friend! Join us as we enjoy making, and of course eating, these delicious dishes.
Your Adventure includes a festive evening of making (and eating!) a decadent special occasions meal, Isabel’s signature hibiscus mimosa, tax, gratuity, and the opportunity to meet and interact with Isabel, up close and personal in her fabulous Latin-inspired restaurant.
Don’t forget to purchase a copy of Isabel’s cookbook, The Latin Table, so you have all her recipes easily accessible. 25% of all book sales will be donated to the Center for Community Solutions.
About the Author and Book
Self-taught owner, cookbook author and chef Isabel Cruz brings her culinary Latin heritage front and center, adding to it the Asian influence she absorbed while growing up in Los Angeles.
You can feel the passion that goes into each surprising new flavor combination, resulting in the bold and exotic – and surprisingly healthy- menu choices she proudly serves.
For more than two decades, customers have lined up outside the doors of west coast chef Isabel Cruz’s three popular restaurants. Cruz, who is known for her innovative and healthy twist on traditional Latin fare, balances her ingredients to cook the delicious food that she, her family, and her restaurant patrons love.
Her newest cookbook, The Latin Table (Skyhorse Publishing), is full of simple, easy-to-make recipes with the Latin flavors you’ll love producing in your own kitchen, while keeping her foods flavorful and health-conscious. In The Latin Table, Cruz shares her signature recipes and award-winning cocktails, like the featured hibiscus mimosa and tamales in our Adventure, teaching home chefs how to easily prepare flavorful Latin meals at home.