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The Ultimate Sandwich Course

Master the subtle art of creating perfectly balanced sandwiches, inspired by some of the most revered sandwich makers around the country.

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Tutorials in this course: 10
Total viewing time: 56 minutes
Total course time (including prep and cooking): 5 hours and 8 minutes

The sandwich can often be seen as a utilitarian food. It allows you to place ingredients between two pieces of bread and eat on the go. But sandwiches can also be an art form. Finding the right combination of ingredients is a learned skill.

In this course, sandwich czars will teach you all the secrets to crafting the perfectly stacked meal. Top Chefs from across the country will teach you how to make the perfect grilled cheese and incorporate fresh farmers market ingredients into a sandwich. You'll even learn how to craft delicious breakfast sandwiches. Jump into this course and step up your sandwich game. 

Chef Instructors

Chef Eric Greenspan

Eric Greenspan is known for his bold and imaginative approach to food, striving to make the innovative concepts of fine dining accessible to everyone. His most recent culinary endeavors include The Roof On Wilshire and Greenspan’s Grilled Cheese. As the 2008 winner of the Grilled Cheese Invitational, his newest, fast-paced eatery is a ‘must try.’

Chef Tommy Habetz

Chef Tommy Habetz began his career at Bobby Flay’s famous Mesa Grill restaurant. He also trained under Mario Batali at Po. After working in many Portland restaurants and serving as the head chef at Ripe Family Supper and Gotham Building Tavern, Chef Tommy opened Bunk sandwiches in 2008 with business partner Nick Wood. At Bunk, Chef Tommy uses his love of sandwiches to craft unique and creative fare.

Chef Dave Danhi

Dave Danhi has single-handedly brought gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches to the masses with the proliferation of his Grilled Cheese Trucks. He was inspired to start the business when he entered the 2009 Grilled Cheese Invitational with his Cheesy Mac and Rib Melt (now a signature truck item) and witnessed the growth of grilled cheese fandom first hand.

Chef Sarkis Vartanian

Chef Sarkis Vartanian is the head chef of Daily Dose in downtown Los Angeles. Chef Sarkis is dedicated to sourcing local and sustainable ingredients, with a firm belief that honest food is the best food.

Chef Jake Dell

Chef Jake Dell represents the third generation of his family to run the world-famous Katz Delicatessen in New York City. Chef Jake took over the restaurant in 2009, where he continues to provide hungry New Yorkers with quintessential deli classics.

Chef Alex Heath

Alex Heath is the chef de cuisine at Ye Olde College Inn, a farm, garden, bakery, and restaurant in New Orleans. At Ye Olde College Inn, Heath maintains a focus on sustainability. A New Orleans native, Heath is dedicated to cooking sophisticated southern food with flair.

Chef Jason Fullilove

Chef Jason Fullilove is currently the chef and owner of Ethereal Plate, and formerly the executive chef of Malibu Pier Restaurant & Bar in Malibu, California. Chef Jason specializes in fresh and innovative New American cuisine, placing an emphasis on sustainability through locally-sourced ingredients.

What You Need

Equipment

- Chef's knife
- Cutting board
- Mixing bowl
- Whisk
- Offset spatula
- Griddle
- Bacon press
- Spoon
- Butter knife
- Fork
- Serrated knife
- Tongs
- Butcher twine
- Deep baking pan
- Microwave or grill
- Sheet pans (2)
- Sauté pan

Ingredients   



- Ingredients are listed within each respective tutorial.

Tutorials

Pork Belly and Pork Shoulder Cubano Sandwich

Tommy Habetz
Intermediate

This delicious twist on the classic cubano sandwich features two different cuts of slow cooked pork .

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An Overview of Cheese for Sandwiches

Tommy Habetz
Easy

With so many different cheeses available, a little knowledge about the basics can go a long way.

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Fried Egg and Avocado Breakfast Sandwich

Jason Fullilove
Easy

“I like this sandwich because it’s light. You can have your whole breakfast in the palm of your hand."

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Root Vegetable and Burrata Farmer's Sandwich

Sarkis Vartanian
Easy

"The Farmer's Sandwich defines our restaurant. It's all about local farmers."

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Beef Short Rib Po Boy

Alex Heath
Easy

Originally a inexpensive way to feed striking streetcar workers in New Orleans, the modern po'boy sandwich is a simple staple with a rich history.

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Picking The Perfect Bread for Sandwiches

Tommy Habetz
Easy

To make the best sandwich, consider the flavor and texture of the bread as you would with any ingredient that goes inside.

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"The Champ" Short Rib Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Eric Greenspan
Easy

"I took all the elements of a fancy cheese plate and put them into a sandwich."

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