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Cook Along with Top Chef Giselle Wellman (Live Virtual Only)
Virtual Monday 06/12/2023 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM   Add to calendar

Enjoy this interactive entertainment with your fellow virtual SHRM23 attendees in this fun and casual interactive networking experience. Cook along or watch Top Chef Season 13 contestant Giselle Wellman joined by host Starla Sampaco for an SHRM23-inspired, healthy meal. Invite the entire family or office colleagues (including furry friends).

This session is LIVE VIRTUAL ONLY and unavailable on demand.

For house made fresh ricotta - ingredients include:

  • 1/5 gallon whole milk
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • cheesecloth (or you can use a coffee filter)
  • thermometer (if you have one)
  • salt & pepper

For focaccia - ingredients include:

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup bread flour (or just more all-purpose flour)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tsp instant yeast (1 packet)
  • 2/3 - 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Suggested toppings:
    • flaky salt & rosemary
    • olives - green, black, or a mixture
    • sun-dried tomatoes
    • caramelized onions & crumbled feta
    • pesto & grated mozzarella
    • roasted peppers

For haricot vert salad - ingredients include:

  • 2 heirloom tomatoes
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 lb green beans - blanched
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 bunch of fresh basil leaves
  • salt & pepper
  • 1-2 cobs of corn
  • 1 bunch of arugula


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All virtual sessions inherently run the risk of audio or visual issues due to factors out of our control. If any technical difficulties arise, we appreciate your patience and understanding as we work diligently to resolve it.

Giselle Wellman Photo
Giselle Wellman, Top Chef Season 13 Competitor
Starla Sampaco Photo
Starla Sampaco, News Anchor,