COOKING CLASSES: Scheduled on varying days of the month, from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm. For $100 pp, each class will include everything you need to participate in the “hands on” portion of the class, a full four-course dinner and all recipes for the items being prepared that evening.
*****NEW!! WINE CLASSES: Weekday classes scheduled at 5:30pm and Saturdays at 3:30pm. Learn about different wine varietals, regions, food pairings and more! See scheduled class dates for descriptions. For $60pp, all classes include instruction, tastings and appetizer pairings. Attendees will receive a 30% discount if you join us for dinner on the evening of your wine class!
Join us for our new rotation of cooking & wine classes:
Tuesday, May 27th – Soups & Sauces - History, instruction and techniques demonstrated through hands on preparation of the following soups & sauces: ”Pasta e Fagioli”, Italian Wedding soup, Basic Marinara, Marsala Sauce, Saltimbocca sauce and our version of a classic “Carbonara”. Different uses for the sauces will be demonstrated and sampled.
Friday, June 6th – Pasta - History, and techniques demonstrated through a combination of instruction and “hands on” preparation of the following: Fresh pasta dough, fresh ricotta cheese for fillings, our “signature” Lobster Ravioli filling and homemade gnocchi.
Monday, June 9th- Meats & Braising - Discussion and instruction on different preparations for specific cuts of meat, cleaning, trimming and grades of meat. Hands on preparation of ”Osso Buco, “Cacciatore”, Veal Saltimbocca & Chicken Parmigiana!
Tuesday, June 17th- Desserts- Discussion and history of Classic Italian desserts with hands on preparation to include Tiramisu, Cannoli, Zuppa Inglese and more.
Friday, June 20th - Basics of Italian Cooking - includes a combination of instruction, demonstration and “hands on” preparation of the following: “Pasta e Fagioli“, Basic Marinara, Lobster and Ricotta Ravioli, & more!!
Monday, June 23rd – Basics of Seafood - Discussion of various types of fish and skinning & filleting techniques demonstrated through the following preparations: Pan seared scallops and/or salmon with Picatta sauce, Cod Francaise, Shrimp Scampi and more
Thursday, June 26th- Soups & Sauces - History, instruction and techniques demonstrated through hands on preparation of the following soups & sauces: ”Pasta e Fagioli”, Italian Wedding soup, Basic Marinara, Marsala Sauce, Saltimbocca sauce and our version of a classic “Carbonara”. Different uses for the sauces will be demonstrated and sampled.
*****Wednesday, July 9th - Basics of Wine - Start your experience into the “world of wine” here .. or just brush up! Learn how to open, decanter, discuss and enjoy the flavors of some specially chosen wines. Broaden your horizons!
*****Thursday, July 17th – Wine Pairing - Learn to take the “wonder and worry” out of pairing wine with your favorite foods. Identify complimentary and contrasting flavors as you enjoy appetizers expertly paired with specially chosen wines.
*****Saturday, July 26th- Wines of California - Explore the history and culture of the prime wine regions of California and the role location plays in the taste and intensity of different varietals. Enjoy Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and more!
*****Wednesday, July 30th- Wines of Italy - Explore the history and culture of the prime wine regions of Italy as we taste Chianti, Valpolicella, Prosecco and more!
THE FINE PRINT:
*Exact preparations may vary on the day of the class (based on availability of fresh ingredients), but basic information, class structure and quantity will remain the same.
**Classes are limited to 30 guests per class. When a scheduled class date is filled, we will open an additional date for that month/topic.
*** Classes with 10 or less reservations will be cancelled and rescheduled to the next available date for that class/topic.
For information about availability, purchasing or scheduling a cooking class, please call us at (401) 272 – 9030.
LET’S KEEP COOKING!!!