Easy Entertaining at Home with Yuppiechef
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Easy Entertaining at Home with Yuppiechef

Learn how to wow your guests with scalable recipes and simple techniques for chef-quality home cooking
5.0 (1 rating)
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1,008 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2016
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 24 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 24 downloadable recipes and course note documents for you to print at home and follow the videos
  • Know how to shop for the right ingredients and equip a kitchen
  • Test your knowledge with a quiz at the end of each section
  • Tips and tricks for flair-filled canapés
  • Mini baguette, croque madame and chicken wing recipes
  • The ins and outs of homemade sauces and dips
  • How to make flop-proof mayonnaise
  • Time-saving tips for sauces and dips
  • Baba ghanoush and mayonnaise recipes
  • Top tips for brilliant ratatouille
  • How to buy vegetables intelligently
  • How to scale up recipes and save time when entertaining
  • How to make basmati rice
  • Spicy lamb meatball and prawn pad Thai recipes
  • Praline ice cream and tarte tatin recipes
  • An ice cream troubleshooting guide
  • Three superb drinks in a few simple steps
  • Tips for styling and presenting your drinks
View Curriculum
  • Most home kitchens and pantries will have what is required to tackle a number of the recipes and principles, but each section comes with downloadable lists of ingredients and tools needed.

Up your game in the kitchen with Yuppiechef's online cooking courses.

Join accomplished chef and restauranteur Franck Dangereux as he shares his passion and flair for entertaining at home using recipes for chef-quality canapés, desserts, dips, mains and vegetable dishes.

Learn how to wow your guests with scalable recipes and simple techniques, and gain the skills and know-how needed to tackle crowd favourites like mini baguettes, cocktails, cruditées, baba ghanoush, Ratatouille and more.

Handy course features:
  1. Easy-to-follow video tutorials
  2. In-depth theory notes and useful troubleshooting guides
  3. Lesson quizzes to test your knowledge
  4. An online Q&A forum where you can interact with fellow classmates

If you’re looking for a truly authentic French chef, look no further than Franck Dangereux. Hailing from the South of France, Franck grew up in Nice where his 29-year love affair with food began. Formerly the head chef of the award-winning La Colombe resturant, he now co-owns The Foodbarn restaurant and deli, which focuses on cooking real food that embraces sustainability both on land and at sea. As well as winning numerous food awards, Franck has published two cookbooks: ‘Feast’ and ‘Feast at home.’

Who is the target audience?
  • This course contains enough basic instruction and tips to be useful for kitchen beginners, but Franck's knowledge and guidance will also take advanced home cooks further than they have been before.
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Curriculum For This Course
7 Lectures
Introduction to Easy Entertaining with Yuppiechef
1 Lecture 00:49
1 Lecture 13:32
Hello and welcome to your first lesson on Easy Entertaining. In this lesson, we’ll take a closer look at canapés – those delightful little finger snacks that you can eat standing up and when done right, really get the party started. You’ll soon see that turning a few simple ingredients into showstopping starters requires very little effort at all. Ready to go? Walk this way.
Preview 13:32

Canapés Quiz
10 questions
Sauces and Dips
1 Lecture 12:14

In this lesson, we’ll be finding our feet with homemade sauces and dips. You’ll learn the secret to making a flop-proof homemade mayonnaise that easily transforms into a bundle of flavour variations – including the world-famous baba ghanoush. You’ll soon see that making your own dips and sauces is easy peasy. So let’s get saucy!

Sauces and Dips

Sauces and Dips Quiz
10 questions
Salad and Vegetable Sides
1 Lecture 13:05

Welcome to our lesson on vegetable and salad sides. Salad or vegetable dishes are ideal for entertaining. Served on large platters, they look colourful and fresh, and are favourites with most guests. You can serve salad or vegetable dishes as an accompaniment, or bulk them up as a light meal. Ready to learn how to make the classic favourite, ratatouille? Let’s get started.

Salad and Vegetable Sides

Salad and Vegetable Sides Quiz
10 questions
Main Course
1 Lecture 12:29
Everybody, from kids to grandparents, loves a good meatball. Meatballs really are magical: you can put an Italian, French or Middle Eastern twist on them; they’re fun to eat and they’re delicious. In this lesson, we’ll take you through the ins and outs of making this main course feast – the perfect scalable dish for large crowds. Ready to give it a go? Let’s begin.
Main Course

Main Course Quiz
10 questions
1 Lecture 13:24
What would the world of entertaining be without delectable desserts? It’s an opportunity to get creative and really spoil your guests. In this lesson, we’ll show you everything you need to know about making ice cream at home, along with all the decadent trimmings. Whip out your whisk and let’s get going.

Desserts Quiz
10 questions
1 Lecture 09:01

In this lesson, you’ll become a liquid chef as we pore over three delicious drinks: the mojito, the berry bomb and the summer cooler. You’ll learn how to make simple sugar syrups and liquid jams to turn any cocktail into something magnificent. Ready to trade in your whisk and spoon for crushed ice and a couple of tall glasses? Let’s go.


Drinks Quiz
10 questions
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Yuppiechef is on a mission to bring people together through the cooking and sharing of good food.

We believe that preparing, cooking and sharing a meal with good company is the very essence of what makes life good. And it is our dream to give you every excuse under the sun to organise that long overdue get-together with those you love, and those you'd like to love more.