Wolfgang Puck Teaches Cooking

Wolfgang Puck Teaches Cooking, wolfgang puck masterclass download free

16 Lessons

In 16 lessons, learn exclusive recipes and cooking techniques from the chef behind Spago and CUT.

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James Beard Award-winning chef Wolfgang Puck teaches cooking in his online class.

Become fearless in the kitchen

Legend has it Wolfgang Puck came up with his famous smoked salmon pizza when his restaurant ran out of bagels—and ended up changing the way America cooks. In his MasterClass, the five-time James Beard Award-winning chef behind more than 100 restaurants brings you into his kitchen. You’ll learn not only how to master starters, mains, sides, and cocktails, but also how to take risks to create memorable recipes of your own.

Lesson Plan

  • 01 IntroductionWelcome to Wolfgang Puck’s kitchen. In his first lesson, Wolfgang shares the goal of his MasterClass: inspiring you to feel confident in the kitchen, whether you’re a home cook or restaurant chef.
  • 02 Training Your PalateThe key to perfect seasoning is learning how to taste—and adjust—the flavors in a dish. Wolfgang introduces some essential ingredients and then shows you how to turn a simple soup into a delicious meal using just salt, pepper, honey, and lemon.
  • 03 Recipe: Tuna SashimiWolfgang brings one of Spago’s most famous appetizers to your kitchen. Learn how to select ingredients, pair flavors, and utilize color to create this stunning dish.
  • 04 Recipe: Veal Stock and Demi-GlaceCountless recipes and sauces are within reach once you know how to make your own veal stock and demi-glace. Learn why you should roast your ingredients before making stock and how to transform your stock into a flavorful demi-glace.
  • 05 Recipe: Pepper Steak with Red Wine SauceWhile working in three-star restaurants in France, Wolfgang perfected this classic pepper steak. Learn how to flawlessly sear your steak, and discover how to transform the demi-glace you made in the previous chapter into a rich red wine pan sauce.
  • 06 Recipe: Farro Salad with Roasted CarrotsTake your vegetables to the next level. Wolfgang shows you how to roast carrots to bring out their natural sweetness, and how to cleverly use the oft-discarded carrot tops. Finish this vibrant farro salad with orange yogurt vinaigrette.
  • 07 Recipe: Roasted Chicken With Mustard Port SauceWolfgang breaks down the recipe he created for his Los Angeles exclusive French restaurant Ma Maison. Discover the secret to perfectly crispy chicken skin, and learn to make a tangy, sweet sauce that makes this dish unforgettable.
  • 08 Recipe: Béchamel SauceLearn to master one of the five French mother sauces with Wolfgang’s recipe for béchamel sauce. Wolfgang shows you how to use the béchamel to make his restaurants’ best-selling macaroni and cheese, and the creamed spinach from his childhood.
  • 09 Recipe: Roasted BranzinoDon’t be intimidated by buying and preparing fish. Wolfgang teaches you how to identify the freshest fish, and he shares his technique for perfectly seasoning and preparing his herb crusted branzino.
  • 10 Recipe: Oatmeal RisottoThink oatmeal is only for breakfast? Think again. Learn Wolfgang’s imaginative recipe for oatmeal risotto, as well as proper knife-handling and mushroom cleaning techniques.
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Werner Herzog Teaches Filmmaking

Werner Herzog Teaches Filmmaking, werner herzog masterclass free download

6 hours

In 6 hours of video lessons, Werner Herzog teaches his uncompromising approach to documentary and feature filmmaking.


In his first ever online class, learn from legendary director Werner Herzog. Only available through MasterClass.

Capture the spectacular

When the legendary director Werner Herzog was 19, he stole a camera and made his first movie. 70 films and 50 awards later, Werner is teaching documentary and feature filmmaking. You’ll learn storytelling, cinematography, locations, self-financing, documentary interview techniques, and how to bring your ideas to life. By the end, you’ll make uncompromising films.

Lesson Plan

  • 01 IntroductionMeet your new instructor, a self-taught filmmaker who’s made films on all seven continents. Are you ready to become a ‘soldier of cinema’?
  • 02 Teach Yourself Storytelling: Watch FilmsWerner teaches you the importance of careful film analysis by deconstructing the opening scene of Viva Zapata, starring Marlon Brando.
  • 03 Teach Yourself Storytelling: ReadIf you want to master storytelling, don’t just watch movies. Werner explains why reading is key to becoming a great filmmaker and shares passages from his mandatory reading list.
  • 04 Writing a ScriptForget the three-act screenwriting structure. Werner reveals how he draws on poetry and Beethoven to inspire scripts that capture his vision in words.
  • 05 Financing First FilmsYou don’t need millions to make a movie. With $10,000 and an extraordinary idea you can start the journey toward bringing your project to the screen.
  • 06 Negotiation SkillsFilm is an art—but it’s also a business. Werner shares his insights into the industry to help you learn how to protect your stories.
  • 07 LocationsJungles, oceans, and volcanic craters—Werner has shot movies in them all. Learn how to find spectacular locations and turn them into functional sets for your own films.
  • 08 Leading The PlatoonWhen Christian Bale had to eat real maggots in Rescue Dawn, Werner offered to eat them first. Here, he explains the power of leading by example to inspire your cast and crew.
  • 09 Set RulesIn filmmaking, if you’re on time, you’re late. Be professional: Organize your set to tell the story, not to impress anyone. Forget the director’s chair, turn off your cell phone, and stay close to your actors.
  • 10 Camera: Shooting StrategyKeep it simple, focused, and efficient—don’t shoot coverage. Learn how to use one camera to make the best film possible.
  • 11 Camera: CinematographyLearn how to paint with light, work with cinematographers, and bring your vision to life with extraordinary images.
  • 12 Camera: TechniquesWerner teaches the basic rules of cinematography—and how to break them—to maximize your creative vision.
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