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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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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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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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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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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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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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Spring Wine Dinner
Apr
9
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Wine Dinner

Instructor: Tim Grandenetti

You don't want to miss this impressive take on Tim's Surf and Turf! Enjoy a course of Pan Roasted Scallops followed by a mouth watering Petite Filet Mignon, and finishing with a delicious White Chocolate Bread Pudding. Be share to save your spot in this class ASAP!

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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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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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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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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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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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HANDS-ON PASTRY WORKSHOP
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

HANDS-ON PASTRY WORKSHOP

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Discover how easy it is to make buttery, flakey pie dough for sweets (Pate Sucre) and savories (Pate Brisee). Make dough and learn how easy it is to roll it with amazing parchment paper, why it’s important to blind bake and how easy it is to freeze. You’ll never go store bought again! Dinner will include quiche, pie and other yummy creations made in class. Class size is limited to 8 participants.

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SHARE THE SOUTH: BURGOO
Feb
27
6:00 PM18:00

SHARE THE SOUTH: BURGOO

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! Burgoo is a hearty stew consisting of chicken, pork, & beef with vegetables such as corn, lima bean, okra, tomatoes & potatoes in a barbeque-like broth. The name itself was likely from a mispronunciation of bird stew ad barbecue. The dish was associated with Kentucky during the 1800s at the horse races. Burgoo was a way to gather people to come to the races. A side note: a racehorse named Burgoo King won the Kentucky Derby in 1932. Tonight, enjoy Burgoo served with a side of cornbread!

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FOR THE LOVE OF TIRAMISU
Feb
23
4:00 PM16:00

FOR THE LOVE OF TIRAMISU

Instructor: Anna Simeonides

Snag your sweetie and come learn how to make the worlds best authentic, Italian Tiramisu! Featuring homemade lady fingers soaked in Kahlua and espresso, layered with the creamiest mascarpone filling and Belgian chocolate morsels, this is a class you simply will not want to miss!

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MASTER THE KITCHEN: COOKING CHICKEN PROPERLY
Feb
23
12:00 PM12:00

MASTER THE KITCHEN: COOKING CHICKEN PROPERLY

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Chicken - it’s versatile, available and affordable. In this class, different preparation methods (including roast, sear and braise) will be demonstrated as well as tips on how to enhance and change up the flavors. Learn (and taste) the difference between breast vs. thighs and bone vs. boneless. See how to carve and slice! Dine on curried, roasted and lemon chicken!

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SHARE THE SOUTH: KENTUCKY HOT BROWN
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

SHARE THE SOUTH: KENTUCKY HOT BROWN

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! Then experience the deliciousness of the Kentucky Hot Brown, an open-faced turkey sandwich on Texas toast with bacon, oven-roasted turkey, Mornay sauce, cheddar & Pecorino Romano cheeses, tomatoes, parsley & Y’all Sauce Co Kentucky Henry Bain Sauce. (The Kentucky Hot Brown originated from The Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. In the 1920’s, The Brown Hotel would gather more than 1,200 guests an evening for dinner and dancing. After the bourbon would run out, patrons wanted something more glamorous than ham and eggs in the wee hours of the morning - thus the Hot Brown was born!)

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ASIAN TAPAS
Feb
20
6:00 PM18:00

ASIAN TAPAS

Instructor: Rashmi Gurnani

Explore the abundant flavors of Asian food the fun way by serving it on small plates and making it a tasting menu. Learn to make some popular Asian favorites and enjoy them with a variety of sauces and dips. The menu will include Tom yum goong soup, pork & chive dumplings, Singapore street noodles with shrimp & peanut sauce, Korean bibimbap, shrimp pancakes with cilantro sweet chili sauce, and banana fritters with caramel.

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INGREDIENT PREP: THE SECRET TO EASY AT-HOME MEALS
Feb
19
6:00 PM18:00

INGREDIENT PREP: THE SECRET TO EASY AT-HOME MEALS

Instructor: Marybeth Wells

Anyone can download or buy a meal plan, set goals, and have the best intentions of creating delicious meals at home, but the reality is that we often buy beautiful produce and then end up eating sad meals or reaching for takeout as a backup plan. Feeling empowered and educated enough to prep your produce and other ingredients (grains, legumes, etc.) ahead of time is a game changer that results in quicker delicious meals and less regret. In this class, we will go over how to optimally store produce, how to prepare ingredients ahead of time, and what are some quick and satisfying meal ideas. Everyone will leave full and confident!

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A DINNER MADE FOR ROMANCE
Feb
13
6:00 PM18:00

A DINNER MADE FOR ROMANCE

Instructor: George Stilphen

Get ready for Valentine’s Day and heat up the kitchen with this meal just perfect for celebrating the day of love. Dine on roasted asparagus with garlic & Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, sweet & spicy orange glazed wild caught salmon, creamy pea & bacon risotto with mint, and end with triple chocolate truffle cookies.

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ROMANTIC DINNERS: COOKING WITH APHRODISIACS
Feb
12
6:00 PM18:00

ROMANTIC DINNERS: COOKING WITH APHRODISIACS

Instructor: Tim Grandinetti

The title says it all; surprise your Valentine with a treat! The menu tonight includes Petite Duck Hand Pies with Pomegranate & Roasted Beet Aioli, Oysters: Southern Style with Citrus, Pickled Red Onions & Fennel Salad, Chicken & "Dumplings" composed of Chicken Confit, Ricotta Gnudi & Saffron Cream Sauce, and a Vanilla Crème Brulee.

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MASTER THE KITCHEN: COOKING FISH PROPERLY
Feb
11
6:00 PM18:00

MASTER THE KITCHEN: COOKING FISH PROPERLY

Instructor: Dianne McConnell

Take control of your fish! Learn how to poach, roast, sear and braise! This class covers the basics of each technique plus tips on buying, storing, prepping and choosing complementary sauces. Dine on 3 different types of fish prepared 3 ways, including braised halibut, seared tuna, and salmon in parchment with vegetables. Gain new recipes and seafood confidence!

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HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING: VALENTINE’S EDITION
Feb
10
3:00 PM15:00

HANDS-ON COOKIE DECORATING: VALENTINE’S 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 recipes for the cookies and icing, and everyone will get lots of guided hands-on practice using various techniques to decorate.

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