pre announcement: march-april 2016 experience the new black

eating experience the new black

in march 2016 we will launch with the new black a new and unique way of experiencing food.

black was the first theme to present our view on food to the public. ever since we are known outside our venue as ‘the people of the black food‘. …. and that is why we once again choose black to be our kick-off theme for this new type of eating experience.

more soon…..



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feb 19-20-26-27, 2016: experience a selection of dutch icons II

due to success this eatinspiration is prolonged until february 27th, 2016  with a short break on feb 12-13-14, 2016, for the 3 days only eating special ‘from amsterdam with love’. flyer dutch icons-2

in 2016 we kick-off with a selection of dutch icons with a twist. this time no wooden shoes,  windmills, no dutch design or hans brinker who stuck his finger in a dike.

instead… we have created for example a bulb experience for you. you may explore a typical dutch landscape. you will meet some dutch delights and classics. and ….. you may try a plate with some dutch wickedness on it.

an eat’inspiration

  • consists of 5 courses (3x savourish and 2x sweetish)
  • and is preceded by an edible sneak peek of the theme.

the practical details 

  • menu. 
  • cocktails.
    • amsterdam (alcoholic)
    • elfstedentocht  (skating event) (non alcoholic)
  • period. 
    • january 7 – february 06, 2016
    • february 19, 20, 26, 27, 2016
  • opening hours.
    • jan 07 – feb 06, 2016: thursday, friday and saturday:  7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
    • feb 19 – 27, 2016: friday and saturday: 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
    • outside opening hours only open for groups of at least 15 persons
  • reservations only. to avoid food waste + disappointments (very limited seating).
    • send us a reservation request (name, number of persons, arrival time, any dietary wishes)
    • the first dinner reservations are at 7 p.m. and the last reservations at 8.30 p.m.
  • price tag + payment.
    • dutch icons is the last dining experience where you afterwards may determine what you think is a fair price to pay for the offered eating experience.
    • we accept credit cards (visa, master), dutch bank card, and cash.
  • in need of more info.
    • if you need additional information you can contact us by phone: +31 (0) 6 54 64 65 76

food problems/dietary wishes

  • we invite you to share any allergies, dietary restrictions or wishes at least 1 days in advance. so it is possible for us to tailor our menu.

choice of ingredients

  • besides taste and inspirational concept at least 2 of the following criteria also provide for our choice of ingredients, products, and suppliers: animal welfare, small-scale or organic farming, fair trade, direct trade, season, distance, and personal health.


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feb 21 + march 20, 2016: chocomania – a lazy sunday afternoon tasting

flyer chocomania 2016

on february 21 and march 20, 2016, we offer you the opportunity to become in a very playfull way well-informed about dark & raw chocolate during one “lazy” afternoon.

so you can treat your friends and family with easter or at another festive moment in life on some new chocolate adventures.

the components

  • 2,5 hours of your precious time
  • all your senses
  • the star of the afternoon: dark + raw chocolate
  • a short story with images by marjolein from flower to … 
  • a tasting of 5 qualities of this afternoon star
  • a few life demos + tastings showcasing contemporary applications and combinations
  • a piece of edible art to explore various food pairings, texture combinations and new ways of eating all by yourself and/or together
  • and last but not least a wine that has the potential to create a match-made-in-heaven with this particular ingredient

the practicalities

  • when.
    • february 21, 2016: 15.00 – 17.30 hours
    • march 20, 2016: 15.00 – 17.30 hours
  • pricetag.
    • € 37,50 per person, payment in advance.
    • after we received your reservation we will send you a link for the payment.
  • reservations required. to avoid food waste and limited seatings

looking forward to welcoming you soon.

 

 

feb 12-13-14, 2016: eating special from amsterdam with love

flyer eatinspiration from amsterdam with love

there are many different stories about the roots of valentine’s day. most of these stories are about anonymous, secret and/or forbidden love.

valentine’s day evolved into an occasion in which lovers expressed their love for each other by presenting flowers, offering confectionery, and sending greeting cards (known as “valentines“).

this year we go back again to the roots of valentine’s day to celebrate all kinds of love or in other words to celebrate love. we dedicate a whole weekend to the eating special from amsterdam with love, and make you experience the heart of amsterdam, the city of ‘free’ love, in 5 courses.

an eat’inspiration

  • consists of 5 courses (3x savourish and 2x sweetish) with a few interactive moments
  • and is preceded by an edible sneak peek of the theme.

the practical details 

  • menu. 
  • cocktails.
    • unchain my heart (alcoholic)
    • forbidden fruits (non alcoholic)
  • period. 
    • 3 days only: feb 12-13-14, 2016
  • opening hours.
    • friday, saturday and sunday:  7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
    • outside opening hours only open for groups of at least 15 persons
  • reservations only. to avoid food waste + disappointments (very limited seating).
    • send us a reservation request (name, number of persons, arrival time, any dietary wishes)
    • the first dinner reservations are at 7 p.m. and the last reservations at 8.30 p.m.
  • price tag + payment.
    • € 42,50 per person, incl. v.a.t. and excl. drinks
    • we accept credit cards (visa, master), dutch bank card, and cash.
  • in need of more info.
    • if you need additional information you can contact us by phone: +31 (0) 6 54 64 65 76

food problems/dietary wishes

  • we invite you to share any allergies, dietary restrictions or wishes at least 1 days in advance. so it is possible for us to tailor our menu.

choice of ingredients

  • besides taste and inspirational concept at least 2 of the following criteria also provide for our choice of ingredients, products, and suppliers: animal welfare, small-scale or organic farming, fair trade, direct trade, season, distance, and personal health.


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feb28-march 6+7, 2016: hands-on dutch landscapes workshop for home cooks

flyer high end vegan workshops dutch landscapes

many of our guests have indicated that they would like to follow a cooking workshop for home cooks with special attention to vegan dishes & the art of plating up at studio de culinaire werkplaats.

therefore we start in february 2016 with theme-based high end vegan cooking workshops for vegan, vegetarian home cooks and vegetable lovers.

as inspirational theme for the first high end vegan workshops we have selected dutch landscapes.

welcoming you with a non-alcoholic cocktail and bite. our workshops always start with an introduction of the menu. thereafter you will be preparing in groups of 2-3 persons three of the 5 dishes of the eat’inspiration dutch landscapes. the remaining 2 courses we will demonstrate.

you will learn and use both contemporary and traditional cooking techniques and preparation methods. furthermore we will pay attention to the importance of textures and flavours, and we will introduce several unusual flavour combinations.
and….. as we also eat with our eyes special attention will be paid to the plating up of the courses.

we end the afternoon or evening by dining together.

in short, during this workshop you can discover our secrets, as we will be sharing a lot of handy tips and tricks. and… you will be receiving a lot of personal attention, as we only do hands-on cooking workshops for small groups.

the practicalities.

  • what.
    • handson cooking workshop high end vegan
    • with special attention for plating up dishes
    • theme: dutch landscapes
  • level.
    • we expect you to have some basic knife and cooking skills.
  • number participants. 
    • min. 6 – max. 10 persons
  • when.
    • sunday afternoon: 3 – 6.30 p.m.
      • february 28, 2016 (fully booked)
      • march 06, 2016    (fully booked)
    • monday evening: 6.30 – 10 p.m.
      • march 07, 2016     (fully booked)
  • cost. 
    • €75,00 incl. 6% vat per person
    • incl. hands-on workshop, recipes, dinner, welcome cocktail + bite, 1 glas of wine/beer/juice during dinner, and unlimited water/coffee/tea during the workshop.
    • payment in advance.

individual registration.

  • send us a request for registration by e-mail info@deculinairewerkplaats.nl,
  • in the subjectline high end vegan cooking workshop + date and please do not forget to mention your address and your phonenumber.
  • hereafter we send you within 7 days a confirmation and a  link for payment.

groups.

  • hands-on workshops at our own venue are only available for small groups min. 6 – max. 10 persons.
  • you can book a group workshop at a date of your choice, but never on a friday or saturday evening.
  • for larger groups (min. 15 and max. 30 persons) you only can book an eat’inspiration (a theme-based journey in 5 or more courses) with a limited hands-on moments.
 

workshops, inspiration sessions, tastings, demos, etc., etc.

detail of van gogh à la japonaise

we offer various workshops, demos, tastings, inspiration sessions, interactive presentations/lectures, etc., etc. for

  • companies 

    • custom-made interactive sessions (click on link for more information)
      • for non food brands/companies 
      • for food services and  food professionals
      • for art academies, styling academies, food educations
  • enthousiastic home cooks

 

 

interactive custom-made sessions for companies


many marketeers, trendwatchers, innovation & design departments, change teams, of both food and non food brands teamed up with us for all kinds of interactive sessions.

a selection of possibilities

  • inspiration sessions 
    • for example to develop new products/concepts,
    • to determine a new strategy,
    • or to re-think/re-fresh existing products/concepts.
  • demo sessionsa
    • to illustrate for instance the versatility or new applications of a particular product/brand
  • interactive presentations/lectures
    • so we can address all kinds of themes or questions like food concept design, is food fashion?, water matters, healthy sweets, architecture, the dinner plate of the future, etc. 
    • if you like, we can also create an accompanying tasting so you can experience the lecture/presentation with all your senses.
  • eat’inspiration with co-working moments.
    • a theme-based journey in 5 or 7 courses, eventually with some hands-on moments.
    • breakfast, lunch or dinner
    • a theme of your choice or our theme of the month.
    • outside opening hours only for at least 15 persons, on fridays and saturdays at least 25 persons.
  • masterclasses 
    • (food) concept design
    • conceptual cuisine
  • personal guided tour in our art space the storage room 
    • to experience food like art and with all your senses.
  • etc.

more information

 

workshop mini 1: chop vegetables like a pro!

save time, avoid waste and learn how to chop vegetables like a professional chef:

  • workshop mini: chop vegetables like a professional
    • number of participants: min. 2 and max. 4 persons.
    • time: 1,5 hour
    • content: types of knives, how to take care of your knives, safety, sharpening knives, position during chopping, how to chop, and of course all kinds of ways to chop…
    • take away: a booklet so you can read it over again at home, and of course your chopped vegetables for a nice cup of soup at home.
  • cost
    • the above-mentioned workshop minis cost € 39,50 per person and are incl. 6% btw.
  • materials
    • we will provide you with the necessary material, apron and ingrediënts.
  • how to book
    • you’ll have to find your workshop partner(s) yourself.
    • thereafter we can set a date and time.
    • please do mention your phonenumber when you contact us by e-mail.
 

workshop mini 2: dutch flower power

the dutch and flowers have a special relationship. during the workshop mini dutch flower power you will create some edible flower arrangements.

  • number of participants:
    • min. 4 and max. 10 persons.
  • time: 
    • 2 hour
  • content: 
    • how to make edible flower arrangements inspired by dutch still lifes
    • and a flower power cocktail.
    • at the end you will eat + drink together your creations.
  • take home: 
    • recipes.
  • cost
    • the above-mentioned workshop mini cost € 49,50 per person and are incl. 6% btw.
  • materials
    • we will provide you with the necessary material, apron and ingrediënts.

how to book

  • you’ll have to find your workshop partner(s) yourself.
  • thereafter we can set a date and time.
  • please do mention your phonenumber when you contact us by e-mail.
 

lazy sunday afternoon tasting + demo: chocomania

regularly we offer you the opportunity to become in a very playfull way well-informed about dark & raw chocolate during just one “lazy” afternoon.

afterwards you can treat your friends and family on some new and adventurous chocolate combinations, when you invite them for dinner or for holidays like xmas, ‘sinterklaas’ or easter.

the components

  • 2,5 hours of your precious time
  • all your senses
  • the star of the afternoon: dark + raw chocolate
  • a short story with images by marjolein from flower to chocolate bar… 
  • a tasting of 5 different qualities of dark/raw chocolate
  • eric will demonstrate some contemporary applications and combinations, which you can taste as well
  • and you are offered the opportunity to explore various food pairings, texture combinations and new ways of eating all by yourself and/or together.

the practicalities

  • when.
    • sunday march 18, 2018:
      • 15.00 – 17.30 hours
    • sunday april 15, 2018 re-scheduled for sunday april 22, 2018:
      • 15.00 – 17.30 hours
    • sunday oct 14, 2018
      • 15.00 – 17.30 hours
    • sunday nov 18, 2018
      • 15.00 – 17.30 hours
    • sunday dec 09, 2018
      • 15.00 – 17.30 hours
  • pricetag.
    • € 39,50 per person, payment in advance.
  • registration required. 

looking forward to welcoming you soon.

marjolein & eric.

 
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