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FALAFEL FOR LUNCH
Apr
26
12:00 PM12:00

FALAFEL FOR LUNCH

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

An unparalleled fritter, falafel is simple in its composition and complex in its flavor. Learn to make it from scratch along with the art of grilling an eggplant and mashing it up for the delightful Babaganoush. Enjoy this wholesome meal with tahini sauce, pita bread and fattoush salad.

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CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA
Apr
29
6:00 PM18:00

CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Holy guacamole! Now here’s a menu you would not want to miss. Tortilla cups with guacamole and seared shrimp; Tex-mex egg rolls with jalapeño-cilantro crema, blackened fish tacos with sriracha aioli; Southwest salad, salsa verde and pico de gallo of course! Finish with divine churro-cheesecake. Come hungry!

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CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA
May
1
6:00 PM18:00

CINCO DE MAYO FIESTA

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Holy guacamole! Now here’s a menu you would not want to miss. Tortilla cups with guacamole and seared shrimp; Tex-mex egg rolls with jalapeño-cilantro crema, blackened fish tacos with sriracha aioli; Southwest salad, salsa verde and pico de gallo of course! Finish with divine churro-cheesecake. Come hungry!

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MOTHER'S DAY TEA
May
4
3:00 PM15:00

MOTHER'S DAY TEA

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

In the spirit of Downton Abbey, enjoy a special afternoon honoring mothers at this English High Tea. This decadent menu will include traditional tea sandwiches, assorted pastries, scones with jam and clotted cream, English Tea with cream, and rose-flavored lemonade.

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MOTHER'S DAY TEA
May
5
1:00 PM13:00

MOTHER'S DAY TEA

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

In the spirit of Downton Abbey, enjoy a special afternoon honoring mothers at this English High Tea. This decadent menu will include traditional tea sandwiches, assorted pastries, scones with jam and clotted cream, English Tea with cream, and rose-flavored lemonade.

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RUSTIC ITALIAN
May
7
6:00 PM18:00

RUSTIC ITALIAN

Instructor: Tim Grandinetti (Spring House Retaurant & Qanto Basta)

Learn from the master of Italian food himself in this class that focuses on rustic Italian favorites, including caponata & tortellini, chicken & roasted vegetable manicotti with a wicked rich parmesan cream sauce, and a homemade pasta with puttanesca sauce.

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CUBAN - TAPAS STYLE
May
16
6:00 PM18:00

CUBAN - TAPAS STYLE

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Come walk the streets of Havana with us as we take this culinary tour, drinking mojito and listening to salsa. Learn the Spanish names of the dishes you sample and prepare to be amazed. Dine on Crunchy fried plantains topped with fresh pico, potato balls stuffed with spicy meat, picadillo meat pastries, mojo fish over pineapple slaw, melt in your mouth arepas, and the hangover remedy sandwich. Then bite into the divine guava-cream cheese pastry and you will discover what the fuss is all about!

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AN ITALIAN STYLE PICNIC
Jun
4
6:00 PM18:00

AN ITALIAN STYLE PICNIC

Instructor: Tim Grandinetti

Celebrate the start of summer with an Italian-style picnic! Begin your meal with Sicilian Caponata and a chilled tortellini salad, then feast on a cast iron skillet hanger steak with shallot marmalade & Parmesan fonduta. Finally, end your evening with Nonna's Vanilla Pudding and "PTA" cookie bars.

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COOKING WITH CAST IRON
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

COOKING WITH CAST IRON

Instructor: George Stilphen

This delicious class will show you how to make the most of your cast iron. We will start out with a brown butter cornbread followed by a farmers market vegetable ratatouille. The main course will be pan seared salmon with a dill sauce and sautéed asparagus. This will be then followed with a grandmother’s apple cake. This is some yummy food!

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COOKIE DECORATING: SUMMER EDITION
Jul
9
6:00 PM18:00

COOKIE DECORATING: SUMMER EDITION

Instructor: Laurel Orrell

If you love baking, you are in for a treat! In this class, Laurel will teach you the secrets behind creating beautiful cookies that look as good as they taste! Participants will get the recipe for the icing, and everyone will get lots of guided hands-on practice using various techniques to decorate.

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COOKING WITH CAST IRON
Apr
17
6:00 PM18:00

COOKING WITH CAST IRON

Instructor: George Stilphen

Are you ready for some more cast iron cooking delights??? We’ll start with a jalapeño corn bread. This will be followed by cast iron stir fried vegetables. The main course will be a delicious honey roasted chicken breast dish. And the dessert will be a raspberry cobbler. Good stuff right there!!!

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HANDS-ON PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP
Apr
16
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Learn how easy it is to make homemade pasta - and how delicious it can be. I’ll demonstrate the process and class participants can cut it (with a hand crank machine) and or assemble ravioli. Dine on homemade fettuccini with mushroom sauce, cheese ravioli and vegetable lasagna. Definitely for pasta lovers only!

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Feast in the Middle East
Apr
6
12:00 PM12:00

Feast in the Middle East

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

It’s a feast in the Middle East and you are invited. Come enjoy the flavors of Arabia with mezze platters, dips, salads, the classic chicken shawarma, kebabs, salads and pilaf. Finish with Umm Ali, an Egyptian- melt in your mouth dessert. Learn to make all the dishes you crave and amaze your family and friends.

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MASTER THE KITCHEN: COOKING SHELLFISH PROPERLY
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

MASTER THE KITCHEN: COOKING SHELLFISH PROPERLY

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Do you clam up at the thought of preparing your own shellfish? Learn how to be a shellfish pro in this class! Shellfish includes 2 groups: crustaceans (like shrimp and crab) and mollusks (like clams and oysters). Examples of each will be prepared in class using various techniques, followed by a shellfish dinner including Pasta with Clams, seared Diver Scallops and more.

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COOK THE BOOK: “THE CAST IRON WAY TO COOK” WITH LE CREUSET (+FREE COOKBOOK!)
Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00

COOK THE BOOK: “THE CAST IRON WAY TO COOK” WITH LE CREUSET (+FREE COOKBOOK!)

Instructor: George Stilphen

Test drive recipes from Le Creuset’s cookbook, The Cast Iron Way to Cook, in this class, and then take the book home for FREE! Learn how to make cornbread with cinnamon honey butter, Bouillabaisse with mussels, fish, fennel, potatoes & tomatoes, wild mushroom risotto, and chocolate & raspberry cake for dessert.

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HANDS-ON PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP
Mar
26
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON PASTA MAKING WORKSHOP

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Find out how homemade pasta is different from store-bought...and why it’s worth it. Pasta dough is easy to make and pretty forgiving. I’ll demonstrate the process and class participants will have an opportunity to cut pasta (with a hand crank machine) and/or assemble ravioli. Dine on homemade fettuccini with mushroom sauce, lemon ricotta ravioli topped with brown butter sauce and vegetable lasagna - for Pasta Lovers Only!

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DESTINATION: THE BRITISH ISLES
Mar
25
6:00 PM18:00

DESTINATION: THE BRITISH ISLES

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Yes, we have all dismissed English food calling it plain, bland, and nothing to fuss about, and fish & chips is all that comes to mind. But there are some simple yet delicious items that our friends across the pond call comfort food...and it’s time to sample the best of the best! Tonight’s menu includes Shepherds pie, Welsh meatballs with onion gravy & mash, Welsh rarebit, scotch eggs, beef and stout stew, and bread & butter pudding.

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COCKTAIL HOUR: TIKI DRINKS!
Mar
23
4:00 PM16:00

COCKTAIL HOUR: TIKI DRINKS!

Instructor: Tam Benefiel

Let’s escape to the tropics for an hour with these fun, island-inspired drinks! This 1-hour class will focus on creating the quintessential tiki drinks; we will discuss the history of the Tiki culture, talk about the best liquors to use, and make everything from scratch. Participants will learn to make (and then enjoy!) a Painkiller and a Mr. Bali Hai tiki drinks.

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LA COCINA CUBANA
Mar
23
12:00 PM12:00

LA COCINA CUBANA

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Enjoy a 2-hour lunch that highlights the deliciousness of Cuba; be transported to Havana to experience the sabores (flavors) of their sofritos (sauces), the orange mojo marinades, and enchilados (stews)! The menu includes Black bean soup, Cuban lechon asado (roasted pork), shrimp enchilados over saffron rice, empanadas with cilantro crema, and mojo grilled fish over pineapple slaw. We will end with the creamy and rich tres leche (3 milk) cake.

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MASTER THE KITCHEN: PREPPING MEALS FOR THE WEEK
Mar
19
6:00 PM18:00

MASTER THE KITCHEN: PREPPING MEALS FOR THE WEEK

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

This class focuses on ways to eat as many home-cooked meals as possible, including what, where and how to stock foods for the upcoming week. Class will include preparation and storage of vegetables, proteins and condiments, as well as ways to combine them for fast delicious meals. Dine on several menu combinations using ingredients prepped in class, and leave with recipes and additional menu suggestions.

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RUSTIC AMERICAN ITALIAN COOKING
Mar
18
6:00 PM18:00

RUSTIC AMERICAN ITALIAN COOKING

Instructor: Ashley Hardesty

Learn how to make dishes inspired by a James Beard Award winning restaurant using fresh ingredients & rustic Italian preparation. The menu includes classic seafood po’boy with Italian mostarda, crispy fried NC oysters with tarragon yogurt, and Bucatini pasta with NC littleneck clams & hot Italian sausage.

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SHARE THE SOUTH: PAN-FRIED PORK CHOPS
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

SHARE THE SOUTH: PAN-FRIED PORK CHOPS

Instructor: Josh McGee

Experience the South in your mouth with this tasty series! Begin with an appetizer of pimento cheese with toasted bread and boiled peanuts, plus an offering of Old Forrester bourbon to get the class started off right! Growing up in Knoxville, TN, my mom made pan-fried pork chops all the time using a cast iron skillet. I will always remember the smell of this deliciousness walking into the house, and tonight we’re enjoying it with okra & tomatoes and a side of Y’all Sauce Co Tennessee Jezebel Sauce.

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SPANISH TAPAS
Mar
13
6:00 PM18:00

SPANISH TAPAS

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Small plates, abundant variety and lots of wine - that’s the Spanish way of life. Come experience a different dining style and learn to make entertaining a piece of cake with these simple and easy recipes. We will enjoy spinach & garbanzo salad, patatas bravas with aioli, meatballs with romesco sauce, garlic shrimp, pinchos with a variety of toppings and much more. Come hungry!

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RUSTIC ITALIAN COOKING
Mar
12
6:00 PM18:00

RUSTIC ITALIAN COOKING

Instructor: Tim Grandinetti

Homemade Italian food is unquestionably some of the best there is; in this class, learn how to make delicious Italian meals from scratch. The menu will include a Homemade Pasta & Ravioli Demonstration, Puttanesca Sauce, and Pork Cutlets with Three Sauces: Milanese, Marsala, & Parmesan Cream.

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SHARE THE SOUTH: FRIED CHICKEN & BISCUITS
Mar
11
6:00 PM18:00

SHARE THE SOUTH: FRIED CHICKEN & BISCUITS

Instructor: Josh McGee

Experience the South in your mouth with this tasty series! Begin with an appetizer of pimento cheese with toasted bread and boiled peanuts, plus an offering of Old Forrester bourbon to get the class started off right! Fried chicken is synonymous with the South, and tonight we’re making grandma proud with sides of homemade biscuits and mac ‘n cheese. Since I grew up in Knoxville, TN, this was always on the table for Sunday Supper or going to my Granny’s house for a special occasion. Crispy fried chicken, biscuits, and mac and cheese with a side of Y’all Sauce Co Tennessee Jezebel Sauce ...can’t go wrong with that!

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SPRING BRUNCH
Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

SPRING BRUNCH

Instructor: Willard Doxey

Enjoy a special morning out and learn how to host your own tasty brunch at home! Begin your feast with ruby grapefruit greyhounds and crispy pork tenderloin biscuits. Then enjoy sweet potato biscuits with fig mayo, grits and greens, and a pickled shrimp and melon salad. Finish your meal with a lemon chiffon cake and brandied plums! Delicious!

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PREP-AHEAD INDIAN MEALS
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

PREP-AHEAD INDIAN MEALS

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Indian food can be something you can make on a weekday by adding these healthy, simple, and quick recipes with easy-to-find ingredients to your weekly routine! We will break this class down into four separate menus that can be prepped ahead of time to make quick weekday meals. Recipes will include sprouts, barley and mango salad, Shorba (tomato & chicken soup), chicken tikka skewers with cilantro chutney, Tava fish (pan-seared fish in fresh Indian salsa), Mutton do piaza (lamb & caramelized onion), garlic naan bread, and coconut laddoo (fudge).

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MASTER THE KITCHEN: PERFECTING CLASSIC SAUCES
Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

MASTER THE KITCHEN: PERFECTING CLASSIC SAUCES

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Sauces add flavor and texture and can elevate ordinary foods into gourmet delights. They enhance vegetables, meats, noodles and desserts and can be fresh (think pesto) or cooked (béchamel). Dine on sauces prepared using various methods (thickening with flour, reduction and pureeing for example) and paired with appropriate foods (lemon sauce with fish for example and caramel with dessert!) Leave with recipes and tips for creating delicious and easy sauces at home.

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PORK TENDERLOIN DINNER
Mar
4
6:00 PM18:00

PORK TENDERLOIN DINNER

Instructor: George Stilphen

Feast on an herb-infused meal! Tonight’s menu includes Italian-inspired baked garlic pork tenderloin with basil, oregano, thyme, parsley & sage, quinoa with toasted pine nuts & mint, light broccoli salad with currants, red onion & almonds, and honey toasted apples as dessert.

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