In Chef's Kitchen: Chef Marco Zapien

Team Members

Linda

$100 / 1 donor

JC

$50 / 1 donor

Terry

$0 / 0 donors

Amelia

$0 / 0 donors

Event

Event Details

Please note: tickets are required to attend this event.

In Chef's Kitchen: Chef Marco Zapien's Class

During this exciting Virtual Cooking Class you will be making Melissa's Baby Dutch Yellow® Potato & Shrimp Paquet with Chef Marco Zapien from Melissa's Produce! Make sure you gather your ingredients, needed supplies and complete any meal prep before the class begins. You will receive a $25 gift card to melissas.com as a thank you for participating in this cooking class!

Date & Time

Fri, June 26th 2020
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM PDT

Add to Calendar 2020-06-26 17:00:00 2020-06-26 18:00:00 America/Los_Angeles In Chef's Kitchen: Chef Marco Zapien's Class During this exciting Virtual Cooking Class you will be making Melissa's Baby Dutch Yellow® Potato & Shrimp Paquet with Chef Marco Zapien from Melissa's Produce! Make sure you gather your ingredients, needed supplies and complete any meal prep before the class begins. You will receive a $25 gift card to melissas.com as a thank you for participating in this cooking class!

Location

This event will be hosted digitally.

Details to view the event are private and will be provided upon ticket purchase.

Story

Illumination Foundation presents In Chef's Kitchen - A Virtual Cooking Series 

At Melissa's Produce's request, 100% of the ticket proceeds will go directly back to Illumination Foundation. 


During this exciting Virtual Cooking Class you will be making Melissa's Baby Dutch Yellow® Potato & Shrimp Paquet with Chef Marco Zapien from Melissa's Produce!

Shopping List: 

Buy Melissa's Pantry Box which include many of these ingredients HERE!

Needed Supplies:

    • Knife
    • Cutting Board
    • 2 Mixing Bowls
    • 6 Aluminum Foil Sheets (12 x 12)

    Meal Prep Instructions:

    • Peel & devein shrimp
    • Mince garlic
    • Julienne one onion
    • Cut one ear of corn into 6 equal-sized rings
    • Cut baby dutch potatoes into equal-sized pieces
    • Cut veggie sweet peppers into rings

    Wine Pairings:

    • Chardonnay
    • Pinot Grigio




    Chef Marco Zapien : 

    Chef Marco grew up relishing his mother and grandmother’s Mexican food. After deciding to pursue a career in the food industry, he graduated with honors from The Los Angeles Culinary Institute in 1997. Chef Marco began his professional culinary career as a prep cook and quickly got into the sports and entertainment industry, working in stadiums and arenas all over the country. After finding success and getting a deep understanding of venue food service, Chef Marco decided to leave behind the sports industry and join his father in their family operated restaurant, Zapien’s Salsa Grill and Taqueria.

    Besides running the restaurant and his catering company, Chef Marco is the Corporate Chef in charge of Sports & Entertainment venues at Melissa’s. His daily duties include acting as a liaison to Executive Chefs in sports and entertainment venues as well as the Melissa’s staff. Chef Marco makes sure that the quality and service that Melissa’s provides them with is nothing less than perfect.

    Chef Marco has a deep affinity towards his Hispanic roots. It is clearly represented in Marco’s imaginative dishes, which cross over into many different styles of cooking. When he has the spare time, Chef Marco also enjoys playing golf.


    Supporters

    JC Marquez received a new donation from Chef Marco Z

    3 months ago

    $50

    Chef Marco Zapien I'm so proud of you my friend You are unique person with a big heart Thank you Chef

    Andrew Harris made a donation

    3 months ago

    $50

    Go Chef Marco!

    Linda Dimas received a new donation from Linda Dimas

    3 months ago

    $100

    Elena Zapien made a donation

    3 months ago

    $100

    Ernie Benavides made a donation

    4 months ago

    $100

    Diane Armitage made a donation

    4 months ago

    $100

    Looking forward to a great lesson from the great Che Marco!

    Anonymous made a donation

    4 months ago

    Anonymous made a donation

    4 months ago

    $100

    Debbie Bickerstaff made a donation

    4 months ago

    $1,000

    So happy to support IF in expanding their program during this difficult time! Thank you Melissa’s for contributing to the cause!

    yolanda marmion made a donation

    4 months ago

    $100

    I love Zapien's Salsa Grill & Taqueria.....Best food Ever!!!

    Arnold Jordan made a donation

    4 months ago

    $100

    A worthy cause, indeed.

    Anonymous made a donation

    4 months ago

    Love what you do Marco. Love Auntie

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