The “Dirty Dozen” Cooking Class at Abacus

/The “Dirty Dozen” Cooking Class at Abacus
The “Dirty Dozen” Cooking Class at Abacus2018-12-13T20:46:15+00:00


Cooking Classes at Abacus with Executive Chef Chris Patrick 

The “Dirty Dozen”: Highly refined, intensely focused cooking classes

Cost: $375 (unless otherwise noted)
Contact us to sign up now (these intimate classes of 12 book up quickly).

Since 1999, Cooking Classes at Abacus (also known as “The Dirty Dozen” due to the class size!)  have been one of Dallas’ most coveted events.  The 2018 classes sold out quickly so make sure to book your dates now!

2019 “Dirty Dozen”  Cooking Classes

  • February 10th  Italian Cooking Class

  • March 31st  Mardi Gras Cooking Class

  • May 5th   Cinco de Mayo Cooking Class

  • June 30th  Seafood Cooking Class

What is it like to work alongside some of the most celebrated chefs in Dallas? The Dirty Dozen cooking classes are your exclusive opportunity to learn secrets and practice techniques taught by the masters themselves.

Upon arrival at the Dallas 5-star restaurant, Dirty Dozen students don their personalized chef’s coats to begin hands-on instruction. The students are divided into four teams, each led by one of the chefs:

Executive Chef: Christopher Patrick
Executive Sous Chef: Chad Bowen
Abacus /Jasper’s Guest Chefs

Your Dirty Dozen cooking class team spends a Sunday preparing one of four courses or a fabulous buffet. Abacus is closed so you have the run of the kitchen. The day culminates in an intimate dinner with paired wine and the opportunity to share the experience with one invited guest of your choice. You’ll walk away as a Dirty Dozen alum with a new or rejuvenated appreciation for extraordinary cuisine and knowledge that only comes with learning from the masters. Instead of leaving with recipes, you will leave with the knowledge of how to…..

*Dirty Dozen cooking class teams are chosen at random. Unfortunately, your team requests cannot be granted unless you choose the pastry team. Part of the Dirty Dozen experience is meeting your team members.


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