Food & Dining: Chef on Call Food & Dining

From the Series

Notable Washington chefs offer lessons and advice to those facing cooking crises.

Shabbat for Rookies

January 21, 2009  |  
David Scribner teaches a Ballston couple to turn out a Sabbath dinner for a crowd.

The Roast Is Like Buttah

October 22, 2008  |  
There is no getting around it: Poaching a prime rib of beef in eight pounds of butter is extravagant. In Michael Mina's hands, it also leads to spectacular results.

A Vietnamese Lesson

October 22, 2008  |  
Top Chef's Spike Mendelsohn steps in to teach Ophira Bansal the fundamentals of Vietnamese cooking.

Tempting Kids' Tastes

September 24, 2008  |  
A mom learns to maneuver around mealtime challenges with a lesson in healthful, kid-friendly foods from restaurateurs Todd and Ellen Gray.

Beyond Pizza and Popcorn

August 21, 2008  |  
Chef and cooking-school founder Susan Holt teaches two teenage students to expand their culinary repertoire.

Eyes on the Pies

July 16, 2008  |  
During a Chef on Call session, master baker Rose Levy Beranbaum teaches tender lessons about baking pies.

Six Dishes,
One Hot Class Act

June 18, 2008  |  
Steven Raichlen -- author, TV personality and guru of the grill -- teaches Tom Natan the tricks of the trade.

Flexing Their
Culinary Mussels

May 21, 2008  |  
Oceanaire's Chef Rob Klink teaches two ardent gastronomes about cooking seafood and sustainable practices.
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