Advanced Garde Manger, January 27th-28th, DC Metro Area

$ 950.00
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  • December 27th, 2019: Price will increase to $950.00

In today's modern kitchen there are many disciplines that every chef needs to know. However, few offer the scope and range of creativity, product utilization, and sheer craft as Garde Manger.  This course explores the cold kitchen while merging both forward thinking and classical techniques.

From charcuterie, modern terrines, sauces and complete innovative dishes, we cover it all in this course. Whether you are looking to prepare for Olympic level competition, prepare for the CMC exam, or seeking new menu ideas, this course is the ultimate crash course for the modern cold kitchen. 

Considered an authority on culinary training, Rich is one of only 67 Certified Master Chefs in the United States. He has over 55 international cooking awards under his belt. He has experience in operations like the Greenbrier Resort with 15 kitchens on property. He has training throughout Europe and Nordic countries, along with training under Thomas Keller during the prestigious Bocuse d'Or where he finished in the top third of the field.

So what are you going to learn? Well, the course is packed with lots of great information. The topics covered in the hands-on workshop are listed below:


  • Charcuterie/ preserved meats
  • Cold soup
  • Cold terrines
  • Preserved foods
  • Cold sauces
  • Restaurant dishes
  • Tapas
  • Amuse bouche
  • Cheeses
  • Product utilization repurposed into new dishes

    This is a hands-on workshop welcome to anyone. Participants will receive a welcome letter with the schedule two weeks prior to the course.  All participants will receive an electronic file with recipes and the course material upon completion. We supply all of the food and material for the workshop. This class is a tremendous value.

    This program is approved for 16 continuing education hours toward the initial or recertification application for ACF certification. 

    Note: These programs are not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ACF or the ACF Certification Program.

    Comments about the class: 

    “Chef Rich not only teaches the basics and advanced techniques of sous vide cooking…he made sure he understood each participants business needs and showcased techniques specific to them!"

    Lou Bastian - VP Corporate Chef Levy Restaurants


    TOOLS AND ATTIRE: Each attendee may bring their own knives & notepad. We suggest your normal kitchen attire and apron.

    PLEASE NOTE:  No video or audio recording devices are allowed during the class. Only still photos are allowed. This is strictly enforced.


    Dulles International Airport
    1 Saarinen Cir, Dulles, VA 20166


    - Best Western Leesburg Hotel & Conference Center (726 E Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176)
    - Hampton Inn & Suites Leesburg (117 Fort Evans Rd NE, Leesburg, VA 20176)
    - Homewood Suites by Hilton Leesburg, VA (115 Fort Evans Rd NE, Leesburg, VA 20176)


    RC Culinary Lab
    75 Lawson rd. Unit 203
    Leesburg VA, 20176

    Space is limited.


    Less than 90 days prior - 100% refund to original form of payment will be offered for the total amount paid.

    Less than 60 days prior - No refunds will be offered but 100% class credit will be issued and can be used towards future classes.

    Less than 10 days prior - 75% class credit offered (based on the amount paid) and can be used only for regular class prices and cannot be applied to early bird prices or discounts.

    Less than 7 days prior - 50% class credit offered (based on the amount paid) and can be used only for regular class prices and cannot be applied to early bird prices or discounts.

    Anytime (past participants only)- 100% class credit offered (based on the amount paid) and can used only for regular class price and cannot be applied to early bird prices or discounts.

    Each situation will be evaluated by Chef Rich Rosendale and/or Chef Christopher Rieloff. Upon review, the credit will be submitted. Evaluation can take up to 48 hours.