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:
Friday, April 18th – 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.
Thursday, April 24th- Desserts- Discussion and history of Classic Italian desserts with hands on preparation to include Tiramisu, Cannoli, Zuppa Inglese and more.
Friday, May 2nd – 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, May 5th- 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, May 6th- Basics of Wine - “Wine 101″ – discussions include opening, storing, food pairings and different varietals and regions. Everything you didn’t know and didn’t know to ask … answered here. A little something for everyone to learn!
Wednesday, May 7th- Desserts - Discussion and history of Classic Italian desserts with hands on preparation to include Tiramisu, Cannoli, Zuppa Inglese and more
***Saturday, May 10th- Pairing Wine with Food - A more in depth discussion exploring food and wine pairings. Have fun and learn how to enhance the food you serve with the wine you enjoy!
***Tuesday, May 13th- Wines of California - Explore the characteristics of Napa, Sonoma and other prime wine regions in California and learn what gives them such a distinct and vibrant fruit flavor palate.
Friday, May 16th - 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.
Tuesday, May 20th – 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
***Wednesday, May 21st- Wines of Italy - Explore the history and culture of the prime wine regions of Italy as we taste Chianti, Valpolicella, Prosecco and more!
***Monday, May 26th-TBD-Wine class
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.
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!!!