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Due to weather forecasts of excessive heat on Sunday, July 21, this week's Summer Sunday Concert featuring Justin Trawick and the Common Good will be held in the Community Hall at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, Va. 22101.

Kids' Events

Techniques of French Cuisine - Youth

Instructor: Chef Joel Olson, Hemmachef


Monday: French Onion Soup Gratinée with Fresh Baked Baguettes | Chicken Roulade with Red Pepper | Basil and Citrus Boursin | Pommes Boulangére (French Potato Gratin) | Seasonal Vegetable Fricassee | White Chocolate Mouse Roulade with Mixed Berries


Tuesday: Tomato Bisque with Lemon Thyme Madeleines | Bifteck Hatche (French-Style Beef Patty with Onions and Thyme) | Fougasse (French Flatbread with Olives and Herbs) | Tartiflette (Cubed Potato and Cheese) | Tarte Tain with Cinnamon Créme Chantilly


Wednesday: Quiche Lorraine with Pate Brisee | Fish en Papillote with Fresh-Made Pasta | Sautéed Ratatouille Salad | Cremé Chantilly


Thursday: Tourin (French Garlic and Onion Soup with Roasted Garlic Boule) | Spinach and Parmesan Soufflés | Boeuf aux Carottes (Beef Stew with Carrots) | Chocolate and Strawberry Profiteroles


Friday: Flaminche aux Poireaux (Leek and Onion Pie) | Pain de Campagne (French Country Loaf) with Simple Garlic Confit | Boulettes de Porc with Caramelized Onion Sauce | Riz au Fromage (Rice with Cheese) | Sablee Breton (French Butter Cookies) 


8-12 years
5 lessons @ 3 hrs, $390/$325 MCC district residents.
1350.119        M-F, 7/8-7/12          9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Notes & Rules:

  • All Culinary Art Camps are participation-based.
  • Participants must be 8 years old by the start date of camp.
  • Tenants of food safety and sanitation are discussed, practiced and followed.
  • Menus are subject to change without notification.
  • All food and materials are included in the cost.
  • Participants must be able to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Participants must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Participants must be able to focus on tasks to completion.

Dress Code:

  • Campers should wear short-sleeved shirts.
  • No flip-flops or sandals are permitted; campers must wear close-toe shoes.
  • Long hair must be pulled back or placed in a ponytail
  • Wearing jewelry is not permitted.