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“Dining Delight!”

The Well Traveled Fork
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Well Traveled Fork offers insightful culinary tours and cooking classes in the Central Oregon area. You can meet the farmers and ranchers that grow the food that you put on your table. The growers will show you their fields and pastures, the places that make their products so unique that you will begin to understand and appreciate what fresh, local, organic, seasonal and sustainable food is all about!Our cooking classes are the best! Chef Bette teaches children as well as the experienced cook new things to do in the kitchen. From Wood Fired Cuisine in her pizza oven paired with Bend' famous beers to French pastry or children's classes, a day in the kitchen with Chef Bette is a memorable event.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 15 February 2013

A group of 10 of us recently went to Chef Bette's home for a wonderful cooking class/dinner customized for our group! We totally enjoyed the learning, hands on, experience but enjoyed even more eating the delicious meal that SHE/we prepared!! A warm gracious host, Chef Bette and Aliza, made our evening memorable.
I've also taken guests on one of her West Side Walking Tours, visiting a variety of small food-related businesses. It was a perfect way to introduce out-of-towners to the joys of Bend.
Chef Bette represents what is the Best of Bend!

Thank Nancy R
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ChefBette, Owner at The Well Traveled Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2013

We too had a great time firing off pizzas in the wood-fired oven with your group! We hope to see you all again soon for a class or a tour. Thanks for the support!

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Reviewed 15 February 2013

As a skiier returning to the Mt. Bachelor/ Bend area for the 2nd time, we discovered Chef Bette's class and our group was very happy it did. Aliza set it all up for us and when we arrived we were not disapointed. We ordered a variety of wine selections from the store Chef Bette recommended and they were waiting for us upon our arrival. Chef Bette and Aliza welcomed us at the door into her beautiful home and the class started. We all helped prepare the crab cakes, drunken pork, champagne rice and a couple other goodies, under Chef Bette's watch and direction. Aliza kept track of each persons wine glass and evenly poured each of the wine selections between each of us. We each got a booklet explaining each dish and how to prepare it at home. The food and company were great. Highly recommended. we will certainly do this again if we return to Bend.
Carl

Thank 599cgw
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ChefBette, Owner at The Well Traveled Fork, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2013

We relished the opportunity to put together this culinary evening for your ski group and are so glad that you enjoyed it as much as we did. Next time you're in this neck of the woods, we'd love to take you out on a tour (if we can lure you away from the mountain).

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Reviewed 11 February 2013

We were in Bend for a ski trip to Mt. Bachelor last week with our ski club. Some of us attended a cooking class/wine tasting at Chef Bette's beautiful home. Chef Bette and Aliza were tremendous hosts and a good time was had by all. The food was great and the recipes were provided to us. Thanks!

Thank ingakingston
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Reviewed 22 January 2013

Informative and luxuriance teaching environment. Good value for a great cooking class. Enjoyed learning to cook pizza on stones.

Thank MarilynHH
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Reviewed 21 January 2013

Thank you so much to Chef Bette and Aliza with The Well Traveled Fork for the fantastic Culinary and Farm tour last week! It is so much fun to take the day to live like a tourist in your own town and learn a bit more about the wonderful food purveyors and small business owners in Central OR who truly love what they do and the town they live in. Whether you are into beer, wine, vodka, organic produce, coffee, meats, or pastries or something else entirely, Chef Bette has the "in" with the people who are making it all happen in Bend. If you are a Bendite, I highly recommend these customizable tours. You will learn a little and sample a lot ;). www.thewelltraveledfork.com

Thank AmandaLHK
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