Rhubarb is a hardy and easy-to-grow perennial, perfect for Portland’s climate. Join Chef Daniel Brophy for a two hour class dedicated to preparing this delicious spring ingredient.
Class participants will make and taste:
- Rhubarb Ketchup
- No-fail Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
- and more
Instructor: Chef Daniel Brophy
About the instructor: Chef Brophy’s culinary employment encompasses 34 years in food service from dishwasher through executive chef, including ten years with Jake’s Famous Crawfish and the McCormick and Schmick organization as sous chef and executive chef, and eighteen years of formal classroom instructing. Diverse hands-on experience includes teaching, catering, and private chefing. Chef Brophy has worked for both large corporations and individual owners, with responsibilities including research, recipe development, menus design and extensive costing. As an edible inner-tidal specialist, he leads field trips during negative tides to expose students to sustainable life at the tertiary level. His wide-ranging garden and back-yard projects include providing trick vegetables, herbs, edible flowers, wild mushrooms, heirloom turkeys and organic eggs for local restaund culinary schools. Chef Brophy’s professional honors and designations include ACF Certified Executive Chef and Certified Culinary Educator; ACF Chapter President 1998-2005 Pacific NW Chapter of Portland; Chefs Collaborative Member; Oregon Mycological Society Member; Oregon Tilth Member; Instructor of the Year 2003, Western Culinary Institute; ACF and Le Cordon Bleu Schools member, winning Professional Knowledge Bowl Team 2003 and 2004.