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Class: Dinner from the Winter Farmers' Market

Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Sheri Castle

What is at the Farmer’s Market in Winter and what can I make with it?? Let Chef Castle open your eyes to the possibilities of the winter bounty.

Menu: Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Wild Mushrooms and Hazelnuts; ... more details

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Fridays Uncorked: Featuring Orsini Wines

Friday, January 18, 2019 at 5:00pm

Join us Friday, January 18th as we welcome Sara Marston of Orsini Wines who will be on hand pouring the following wines:

  • Raptor Ridge Gruner
  • Pacheco Monastrell/Syrah
  • Piane di Maggio Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
  • Seventy-Five Cab

Friday’s Uncorked is a great way to start the weekend. This event is complimentary. This is an enriching way to expand your ... more details

Beer Tasting with Millenium Beverage Co.

Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 12:00pm
Join us in our Wine & Beer department this Saturday, January 29 from 12 to 3 pm for a global beer tasting.

Wine Tasting with Long Beverage Company

Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 12:00pm
Join us Saturday, January 19th from 12 to 3 pm to meet Victoria Bolle from Long Beverage Company as she samples their assortment of fine wines.

Class: Plant Based Power

Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Susan Hearn

We all need more plants in our diet. Learn from Chef Hearn realistic and tantalizing ways to incorporate new and exciting ways to achieve that.

Menu: Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup with Almonds and Brandy ... more details

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Class: Master the Element: Acid

Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 2:00pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Stefanie Prokopiou

An integral part of making your mouth water, acids are essential in balancing out every part of an eating experience.

Menu: Roasted Radicchio Tart; Roasted Buttermilk Chicken with Herb Salsa; Lemon Asparagus; Pavlovas with Citrus ... more details

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Class: Tamales

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hands OnWine

Chef: Margaritte Malfy

Chef Malfy has been making handmade Tamales for 30 plus years and after this class you will be too!

Menu: Spicy Bean Dip with Baked Tortilla Chips, Albondigas al Chipotle (Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce), Tamales ... more details

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Class: Cookbook: Fresh Alaskan

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Rob Kinneen

This Alaska Native chef is out to revolutionize how Alaskans eat by bringing together local ingredients and contemporary cooking.

Menu:

  • Alaskan Harvest Salad: Pickled Beach Asparagus, Bull Kelp Pickles, Seared and Chilled Scallop, Rose Hip Vinaigrette
  • North Meets South: ... more details
$60.00
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Class: Flavors of the Triangle: Centro, Gallo Pelon and Ex-Voto Cocina Nixtama

Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Jordan Joseph, Marshall Davis & Chef Dallas Howard (Ex-Voto and Centro) Eat, drink and learn from the experts.

Menu: Hand-Made Tortillas, Tacos and Tequila Cocktails.

$60.00
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Class: Basic Knife Skills

Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 12:00pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Chef Brian Adornetto Learn basic cutting and chopping techniques, and how to hold a knife properly.

Light refreshments offered at the end of class.

$55.00
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Class: Master the Element: Heat

Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 2:00pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Stefanie Prokopiou

Humans are the only species on Earth who cook their food. Unlike all the other elements heat is flavorless and intangible, yet its effects are quantifiable and bring about transformation to anything that is ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Vegetarian Soups and Stews

Monday, January 28, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Chef Ellen Clevenger-Firley Who said vegetarian soups and stews are bland? Join chef Ellen Clevenger-Firley to learn the basics of making a vegetarian stock and take a trip around the world with fantastic bold flavors.

Menu: Homemade Vegetable ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Anglo-Indian Cuisine

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Chef Rupen Rao

Enjoy Anglo-Indian cuisine, which borrows resemblance from the West, including Britain, France and Portugal, and creates unique Indian recipes.

Menu: Lamb Vindaloo with Deccan Railway Spinach, Chicken Tikka Masala with Kedgeree (Fish and Rice), Saffron Crème ... more details

$60.00
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Class: The Ultimate Winter Comfort Dinner

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef: Michael Gueiss 

Executive Chef Michael Gueiss is a proud alumnus of the Culinary Institute of America, which has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education for more than six decades. Michael has spent many years ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Chocolate Heaven

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Chef Amanda Fisher

Scrumptious chocolate features in all the recipes from sensational to seductive in this decadent class.

Menu: Savory Chocolate and Walnut Croustades; Mole Chicken; Kale, Arugula and Radicchio salad with Cocoa Nibs; Truffles; Chocolate Cake with Three ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Let the Good Times Roll: Sushi

Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 3:00pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Cooking School Staff

Learn the basics.

Menu: Perfect Sushi Rice; California Roll; Tempura Shrimp; Kiwi Mango Sticky Coconut Rolls

$50.00
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Class: Meatless Monday: Squash

Monday, February 4, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Leslie Chatier

Get creative with these squash-inspired delights.

Menu: Curried Squash Soup; Roasted Butternut Squash Sauce with Fettuccine Topped with Roasted Pumpkin Seeds; Cranberry Wild Rice-Stuffed Squash; Spaghetti Squash in a Fennel, Onion, White Wine Sauce

$50.00
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Class: Chinese New Year Celebration

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Stefanie Prokopiou

These savory dishes are eaten during the Spring Festival in Southern China to celebrate the coming of spring.

Menu: Vegetable Bao (Steamed Buns); Cantonese Steamed Whole Fish; Stir Fried Mushrooms; Miso Butter Bok Choy; Garlic ... more details

$50.00
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Class: GNO: Gal-entines

Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hands OnWine

Cooking School Staff

Celebrate Valentine's Day with your favorite girlfriends with a fun Girls’ Night Out.

Menu: Pink Flirtinis; From the Fridge Frittata; One-Pot Shrimp Orzo, Death by Chocolate Cake with Chambord Glaze

$50.00
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Portugal

Friday, February 8, 2019 at 6:00pm

Led by: Ayesha Trump, D'Ouro Vino Selections

Sample wines from family estates throughout Portugal
utilizing sustainable farming practices that produce some
of the finest artisanal and sustainable wines and ports of
the region.


Featured Wines and Port

  • Vértice Gouveio Brut
  • Vértice Rose Brut
  • Quinta da Lapa “Nana Reserva” Tinto (Touriga Nacional, Aragonés,Tricadeira Preta)
  • 20 year ... more details
$30.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: SweetHEART Treats

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Instructor: Cooking School Staff

Heart Shaped Treats for Valentines Day

Menu: Chocolate Covered Strawberry Hearts; Butterscotch Rice Krispies-Treat Hearts; Heart Shaped Cupcakes; Heart Shaped Peanut Butter Cookies.

$40.00
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Class: Couples' Valentine's

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 5:00pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Chef Brian Adornetto

Treat your sweetheart to a romantic foodie experience and bond over the love of food. See and taste the difference the correct glass can make when enjoying your favorite wine. Michael Freas will ... more details

$110.00
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Class: Stuff It!

Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Chef Lucindy Willis

Stuffing some of your favorite dishes with unique flavors to elevate your palate.

Menu: Walnuts, Feta, and Spinach Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Balsamic Reduction; Cheese-Stuffed Pears with Sauterne Drizzle; Sausage-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin Wrapped in Bacon and ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Give Me Some Sugar, Baby: Macaroons

Monday, February 11, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Cooking School Staff

Indulge in these french cookie cooking just in time for Valentine's Day.

Menu: Classic French Macaroons with Vanilla Buttercream Filling; Strawberry Cheesecake Macaroons; Honey Lavender Macaroons

$50.00
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Class: Cooking With and Drinking Red Wine

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Chef Ellen Clevenger-Firley and Wine Merchant Chetan Reddy

In the cold of winter a glass of red wine, and the foods that go with it, will warm the body.

Menu: Grilled Tuna Crostini with Red Wine Sauce; Red-Wine Poached ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Simply Elegant Dinner for Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Chef Sheri Castle

Love is in the air and nothing says romance like an elegant three course homemade dinner for two.

Menu: Loaded Wedge Salad with Buttermilk-Blue Cheese Dressing; Timeless Steak with Belgian Frites; Chocolate- Covered Strawberry Pie

$60.00
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Class: Brunch Breads for Entertaining

Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 2:00pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Chef Donna Fehrenbach

Impress at your next social with a spread of vibrant breads.

Menu: Pecan Sticky Buns; Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting; Fruit Breads, Lemon and Apricot; Cinnamon Star

$60.00
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Class: Thai for Everyone

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Chef Amanda Cushman

Thai cooking places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components and a spicy edge

Menu: Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce, Thai Curry with Mussels, Thai Rice Noodles with Shrimp, Thai Greens with Stir ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Flavors of the Triangle: Acme

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Chef Kevin of Acme Food & Beverage Co. in Carrboro will wow you with his locally-sourced Southern cuisine.

Menu: Scallop Ceviche with Kumquat, Celery Leaf, Grapefruit and Georgia Olive Oil; Pan-Seared Tuna, Charred Cauliflower & Gruyère Purée, Wild Mushroom ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Baking

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Instructor: Cooking School Staff

Menu: Bread in a Bag; Mini Applesauce Muffins; Sticky Buns

$40.00
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Class: Cast Iron Entertaining

Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Cooking School Staff

These cast iron skillet recipes prove the tool's versatility for everything from mac and cheese to sizzling chicken.

Menu: Warm Skillet Bread with Spinach-Artichoke Dip; Skillet Chicken with Bacon and White Wine Sauce; Three ... more details

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Class: Traditional Ethiopian Meal

Monday, February 25, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Leslie Chartier

In addition to its flavorful dishes, stews, and spices, Ethiopian cuisine also features a strong culture around how food is served.

Menu: Injera Bread; Doro Wat (Chicken Stew); Gomen (Stewed Greens); Shiro be Kibbe (Legumes); ... more details

$50.00
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Class: Southern Dinner Party

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Chef Cat Parker

There's nothing like good old Southern comfort when it comes to hosting a dinner party with friends.

Menu: Mini Cheddar Biscuits; Buttermilk Fried Chicken; Ham Hock Collards; Chocolate Chess Pie

$55.00
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Class: Pasta from the Professionals

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Chef Seth Kingsbury of Pazzo

Chef Seth of Chapel Hill's Pazzo takes us back to the pasta classics.

Menu: Grilled Halloumi (Traditional Greek Cheese) Village Salad; Papoutzakia (“Stuffed Shoes”); Zucchini Stuffed with Ground Meat and Béchamel Cream ... more details

$55.00
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Northeast Italy

Friday, March 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

Led by: Loris Traverso, Ornella Molon Traverso & Vigna Traverso


Join Loris Traverso, owner of Ornella Molon Traverso &
Vigna Traverso, on a great Northern Italian Journey.
Ornella Molon Traverso, founded in 1982, is located on
the border between Treviso and Venice, specifically in
Campodipietra di Salgareda, in the heart ... more details

$30.00
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Class: Mardi Gras

Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 3:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Chef Lucindy Willis

Get your NOLA cooking on with jazzy classics.

Menu: Cajun Beer Nuts; Fried Catfish Salad with Remoulade Dressing; Shrimp and Cheese Grits with Bacon-Barbecue Glaze; Bananas Foster Crêpes

$60.00
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Class: Flavors of the Triangle: Sassool

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Chef Simone Saleh

Partake in an evening of Lebanese food and culture. While preparing beloved family recipes, Chef Simone will share her knowledge of Mediterranean ingredients used in creating fresh and zesty Lebanese dishes.

Menu: Mini Spinach Fatayer and ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Sicily

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructors: Chef Ellen Clevenger-Firley and Wine Merchant Chetan Reddy

Taste the food and wine that have made this part of Italy famous.

Menu: Orecchiette With Pistachio Pesto; Fennel Salad with Oranges, Arugula and Black Olives; Sausage, Ricotta and Eggplant Timbale; ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Flavors of the Triangle: Durham Distillery

Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructors: Owners Melissa and Lee Katrincic

Originally scientists, Melissa and Lee Katrincic combine timehonored, gin-making traditions with techniques borrowed from modern chemistry to create spirits that are both classic and contemporary.

Menu: Two Seasonal Cocktails made with their Small- Batch ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: What’s for Dinner?

Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Instructor: Cooking School Staff

Menu: Spinach Balls; Cheesy Pepperoni Bread Sticks; Potato Chip Chicken; Oven Roasted Potatoes

$40.00
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Class: Biscuits 101

Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 2:00pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Cooking School Staff

Learn biscuit basics!

Menu: Buttermilk Biscuits; Garlic Cheddar Drop Biscuits; Blueberry Biscuits

$50.00
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Class: Spain Tapas

Monday, March 11, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Leslie Chartier

Small Spanish savory dishes.

Menu: Salmorejo (Tomato and Garlic Dip); Fried Chorizo Crouton Bites; Papas Bravas (Roasted Fingerling Potatoes) with Smoky Aioli; Navajas al Ajillo (Razor Clams with Chiles and Garlic); Torrijas (Sweet Fried Bites)

$50.00
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Class: Cooking with Irish Beer and Whiskey

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Chef Brian Adornetto Beer and Whiskey.

Need we say more???

Menu: Whiskey Onion Soup; Lamb Chops with Irish Whiskey Sauce; Irish Ale Mac & Cheese; Pretzel Crusted Stout Truffles

$55.00
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Class: Flavors of the Triangle: Lula's

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Chef William D'Auvray

D’Auvray has a long history of success in the Culinary world before finding his way onto Franklin Street. Lula’s is a tribute to his great-grandmother, Lula, and his ode to creating simple food, the hard ... more details

$60.00
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Class: St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Chef Sheri Castle

Menu: Fig Shortbreads with Irish Cheeses and Chutney; Seared Salmon with Currant-Caper Butter; Irish Cheddar Mashed Potatoes; Braised Red Cabbage; Chocolate Stout Cake

$60.00
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Class: Parents and Kids in the Kitchen: Irish

Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Instructor: Cooking School Staff

Menu: Potato Pancakes; Shepherd's Pie; Marshmallow Leprechaun Hats

$40.00
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Class: Irish Dinner

Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 2:00pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Cooking School Staff

Menu: Mussels in Irish Cider; Wild Garlic Soda Bread; Irish Pancakes; Bangers and Mash with Irish Ale and Onion Gravy

$50.00
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Class: Easy Vegan Weeknight Dinners

Monday, March 18, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Cooking School Staff

Menu: Mediterranean Quiche; Quick Harissa Lentils with Roast Squash and Tahini Dressing; Fettuccine Alfredo; Sweet Potato Coconut Curry

$50.00
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Class: Key West

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 5:30pm

Hands OnWine

Instructor: Chef Cat Parker

Key West at your fingertips in this hands-on class sure to inspire your taste buds.

Menu: Goombay Smash; Conch Fritters; Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa; Key Lime Pie

$55.00
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Class: Deconstructing Gin

Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Gary Crunkleton of The Crunkleton

Explore Gin in this tasting of various styles found around the world lead by one of the area’s leading cocktail expert.

Menu: Cocktails and a light snack provided.

$60.00
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Class: The Other Side of the Taco

Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Marcelo Villasuso

Eating tacos is a lifestyle and stimulates community bonding. Corn and wheat masa create a huge number of little-dish possibilities. Each region of Mexico has their own staple depending of the type of corn, cooking and ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Flavors of the Triangle: Whiskey Kitchen

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructors: Chef Aaron Matyac and Master of Spirits Johnny Berry

Get a taste of local flavor and expertise with these two skilled masters.

Menu: Frisée Aux Lardons Salad with a Poached Egg; Herb Encrusted Spring Rack of Lamb; Butter Braised ... more details

$60.00
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Class: Healthy DIshes for Spring

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 6:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Chef Amanda Cushman

Healthy Dishes anyone can make without compromising taste.

Menu: Summer Rolls with Shrimp and Herbs, Catalan Salmon with Almonds and Capers, Jicama, Mango Salad with Lime Vinaigrette, Farro with Wild Mushrooms and Shaved Parmesan, Semolina Lemon ... more details

$60.00
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South Africa

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 6:00pm

Led by: Daniel “Zingo” Munger, Cape Classics


Daniel “Zingo” Munger was led into the wine business
by a love of cooking and the matching of food and wine.
Now with 25 years of wine experience in wholesale, retail,
and importing, Zingo is the Mid-Atlantic Sales Manager
for Cape Classics who ... more details

$30.00
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Class: Kids in the Kitchen: Incredible Edible Eggs

Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 11:00am

Kid’s Hands On

Instructor: Cooking School Staff

Menu: Fruity Egg McMuffins; Cheese Omelet; Fried Egg Sandwich

$40.00
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Class: Great British Bake-Off Afternoon Tea

Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 2:00pm

DemonstrationWine

Instructor: Chef Amanda Fisher

Chef Amanda will take you through the challenges inspired by the hit BBC series to a perfectly proper Afternoon Tea!

Menu: Tea Sandwiches, Savory Choux Puffs; Linzer style Jam Tartlets; Showstopper Frosted Layer Cake

$60.00
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