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Master Class: Plancton Marino


July 25, 2018
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM


The Hotel Emma, 136 E Grayson St, San Antonio, TX 78215


Plancton, as the Spaniards spell it, is new to the culinary scene, but it’s truly Spanish. In fact, Spain is the only country that has the authorization to cultivate plancton. Its flavor is described “authentically like the sea.” The day starts with a short documentary, a lesson from an expert in plancton and a tasting activity.

Our expert, Alberto Palomar, will talk about the origins of plancton, the process and the benefits. Discover this natural ingredient that chefs use to enhance the flavor of a dish. With its natural mineral-rich qualities, plancton could be the next big food trend.

Additionally, find a seat at Supper’s table to experience Chef John Brand’s creative uses of plancton marino in a la carte dishes on the lunch and dinner menus, available all week long.

Master Class Sessions:
1st Session: 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM (SOLD OUT)
2nd Session: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Cost: $25 for sessions, purchase tickets via the link below

Supper Hours:
Lunch: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Dinner: 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Reserve your table at Supper by calling 210.448.8351 or visit

Our six Master Class days are part of Pearl’s Olé, San Antonio, a summer-long program that celebrates our city’s Spanish heritage and commemorates the city’s Tricentennial. Follow along and learn all about conservas (tinned seafood), jamón (ham) and queso (cheese).