Demonstration Dinners / You pick the theme...then sit back and relax. This is an interactive dining experience tailored specifically to your groups interests by an award winning Executive Chef. Jim LaPerriere comes to Southwest Michigan from Northern California where he has spent over twenty-eight years mastering his skills. He was classically trained at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park New York, graduated 1st in his class, and has worked with several of America’s most prominent Chefs including Mark Miller, Cindy Pawlcyn, and Biba Caggiano. This is truly an experience above and beyond the ordinary. Feel free to interact with Chef LaPerriere as he delights your every sense, while preparing an exquisite dinner for you and your guests.
Private Cooking Classes / Anyone looking for an excuse to broaden their culinary knowledge, hone their cooking skills, and have a really great time will want to schedule one of these classes soon. Tucked back in the woods on a private lake, Chef LaPerriere invites you to join him in his new demonstration kitchen, featuring a wood fired pizza and bread oven, twenty feet of work islands, and a wood burning rotisserie fireplace. Chef Jim LaPerriere will confidently guide you on a culinary journey, integrating his experiences, philosophies, and tricks-of-the- trade, while leading you to a successful and rewarding experience in your own kitchen..