In this class, Chef Bill Briwa will show you how to create gourmet meals without spending hours in the kitchen. You'll start by learning how to think like a chef for better, faster results. Then, whip up a quick, well-rounded breakfast, including muffins, whole-grain cereal and Chinese fried rice. Want to create gourmet meals without a special trip to the store? Chef Briwa demonstrates how to turn pantry staples such as canned beans and leftover bread into a hearty frittata and minestrone. Next, you'll put your own spin on a basic chowder recipe with chorizo, fish and corn. Bill will share tips on taking simple ingredients, such as cheese, grapes and tomatoes, and transforming them into fuss-free dishes. And, you'll learn how to break down a dinner party menu into manageable tasks that come together with ease.