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Our Spring Cooking Class schedule is loaded with thrilling cooking classes:
Travel back to the 1920s — the golden age of the cocktail — with Clara Moore (chef of Local Harvest) and Ryan Wilsmeier (mixologist of Sanctuaria for “Paris During the Prohibition,” which features a remarkable French dinner with three classic drinks on Tuesday, May 8 at 6:30 pm. One of the most exciting trends in the kitchen is the rise of the mixologist. We blend flavors to create exciting foods, so why not blend liquids for exciting drinks?

Not one, not two, but three Racanelli brothers are team-teaching a class on Italian family favorites. Who will talk the most? Join Vito, Sam, and John on Monday, April 30 for a memorable family feud in “The Racanelli Boys Rack up 85 Years in the Kitchen.”

Several chefs are highlighting Latin cuisines:

  • Diana Kennedy, who knows more about Mexican food than anybody else, returns to teach a class on Oaxacan food on Wednesday, April 18 at 6 pm and Saturday, April 21 at 11 am.
  • Join us for Cinco de Mayo as Dawn Meyer creates a from-scratch delicious Mexican dinner on Saturday, May 5 at 6 pm.
  • David Molina (chef of Bocci Bar) and Wil Pelly (chef of Diablitos) combine their talents and silliness in presenting Mexican street foods on Monday, May 7 at 6:30 pm. How many different salsas can these two chefs make!
  • Homemade tamales are on Christopher Lee’s menu, “The Mex-Box” on Tuesday, May 22 at 6:30 pm.
  • Wil Pelly presents irresistible Mexican street foods (including the amazing street corn) in “The Little Devil of Diablitos” on Monday, June 4 at 6 pm.
  • Yes, paella is an easy party dish. Learn from Christie Maggi in “Easy as Paella” on Tuesday, May 29 at 6 pm.
  • More paella and more David Molina (chef of Bocci Bar) is on the menu, “Life of the Paella Party” on Sunday, June 10 at 5 pm.

Our favorites Spring classes are on the schedule again:

  • Seasonal fresh morel mushrooms are on the menu with Josh Galliano (chef of Monarch) on Monday, April 2 at 6 pm and Kirk Warner (chef-owner of Kirk’s Traveling Kitchen) on Monday, April 30 at 6:30 pm.
  • Remember April 12, 1912 as Mickey Kitterman (chef of Gallagher’s) relives the “Last Dinner on the Titantic. Corsets and dinner jackets are not required!
  • April has an “r” in the name, so fill up on oysters before the summer months with Jon Lowe (chef of Oceano) in “Aw, Shucks!” on Tuesday, April 17 at 6:30 pm.
  • We are reviving a favorite cooking class from several years ago: “Grilling University.” Join Barb Nack at the grill for fish on Friday, May 4, beef on Friday, June 1, and chicken/pork on Friday, July 6.

Best class title goes to “A Street Cart Named Desire” with Maria Sakellariou presented the favorite street foods of Greece on Friday, May 18 at 6:30 pm.

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