Thursday, August 6, 2009

Julia Child Inspires Virtual Cooking Class

CHICAGO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – A virtual cooking course happening today (Aug. 6) will teach wannabe chefs how to command the kitchen like Julia Child.

To celebrate the theatrical release of Julie & Julia starring Meryl Streep as Julia Child – the renowned chef who introduced French cuisine to mainstream America – Le Cordon Bleu Schools North America is hosting an online cooking class today with Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard at the helm.

At 2 PM EST, Izard will host an interactive class where she’ll provide step-by-step instructions on how to make two dishes inspired by Child and the film, Beef Bourguignon and Chocolate Chiffon Pie.

Students can watch the action streaming live at, join in the coversation, and ask questions along the way by following on Twitter.

Like the famous culinary queen, Izard is a graduate of the Le Cordon Bleu program.

Julie & Julia hits theaters nationwide this Friday (Aug. 7).

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