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Class Schedule: October 2015 Classes

DLM Culinary Center Staff

 UD Continuing Education Class

University of Dayton Private Event
DLM Culinary Center Staff Friday, October 2 • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM • $0.00  

Jack Zindorf

 Down Home Country Cooking

Hands-On Couples' Class
Who wouldn’t want to sit down to a good ol’ fashioned home-cooked meal? There’s something about the simplicity and soul-satisfying feeling this type of food brings. In this class, culinary instructor Jack Zindorf will share his down-home favorites. So come on in and cook up a hearty meal. (You can always take a nap when you get home.) Tossed Salad with Homemade Raspberry-Pecan Dressing; White Cheddar and Herb Biscuits; Smothered Seven Steak with Onion Gravy and Mashed Potatoes; Jack’s favorite Green Beans with Brown Butter; and Aunt Bea’s Sunday Peach Cobbler made with DLM Old-Fashioned Peaches! This menu will be paired with wine.
Jack ZindorfSunday, October 4 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00  

Sherry Monaghan

 Teen Class: Hey Mom, I want to be a Vegetarian!

Hands-On Teen Class
Struggling to convince your mom that you're serious about becoming a vegetarian? Convince her by showing you can do this yourself. Culinary Instructor Sherry Monaghan's recipes will be mom-approved and the whole family will love them! Blueberry Breakfast Protein Bars; Grilled Veggie Flatbread with Hummus and Feta; Lentil Burger with Sautéed Mushrooms; Eggplant Parmesan with Tuscan Kale Salad; and to finish, Berrylicious Chia Pudding.
Sherry MonaghanMonday, October 5 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Dawn Somerlot Vaflor

 Gluten Free 101: Getting Started on a Gluten Free Diet

Hands-On Class
Have you recently been diagnosed with celiac disease or are you gluten intolerant and wish to make changes in your health by eliminating wheat/gluten from your diet? Join Dawn Vaflor, owner of Purely Sweet Bakery, for this class as she covers some basics about what gluten is and how it can affect the body for those who are sensitive. Dawn will then then lead you through a "how-to" segment on ingredient/label reading, grocery list shopping, and then we will have some hands-on fun by creating delicious foods that can be safely enjoyed. You won't want to miss this very informative class! Gluten-Free Artisan Bread (enjoy with soups, salads, gluten-free pastas, or for sandwiches - a versatile bread); Savory Gluten-Free Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup; and "Better Than Grandma's" Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies.
Dawn Somerlot VaflorTuesday, October 6 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Chef Carrie Walters

 Knife Skills - Vegetables

Hands-On Class
Would you like to learn how to execute various basic knife cuts and shapes, like the julienne, dice, brunoise, and others? Mastering these knife cuts can improve the quality of the food you cook. Chef Carrie will explain the importance of how consistent cutting techniques ensure your food is cooked to a uniform degree of doneness, as well as enhance visual appeal. You will also learn how to select, wield, sharpen, and store knives. Bring your own chef's knife or use ours. A discount on all knives will be offered the day of class.
Chef Carrie WaltersWednesday, October 7 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

 

 Seafood with McCormick & Schmick's

Come join us and get to know the good folks at Dayton's own McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant. Chef David Kim will show you the ropes on how to handle and cook both fish and shellfish. He will help take the intimidation out of preparing restaurant-quality dishes that you will enjoy replicating at home! Chef David's menu will be determined by the freshest catch DLM has to offer. This menu will be paired with wine.
Chef David KimThursday, October 8 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Julia Hoy

 Oktoberfest Dinner Party

Couples' Hands-On Class
The world's largest festival, Oktoberfest is held every year during late September and early October (it runs 16 days!) in Munich, Germany. Our German-style celebration is a bit smaller but just as much fun and the food will be authentically German. Join Culinary Instructor Julia Hoy for this hands-on class and learn how to make these German specialties: Potato Pancakes with Smoked Trout Salad and Greens; Julia's mother's Warm Potato Salad with Traditional Schnitzel; Kaltes Ente (German cold duck) and, of course, Apfel Strudel (apple strudel). This class will be paired with beer, of course!
Julia HoySunday, October 11 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00 per couple  

DLM Culinary Center Staff

 Culinary Center Private Event

Culinary Center Private Event
DLM Culinary Center Staff Monday, October 12 • 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM • $0.00  

Chef Liz Valenti

 Pasta, Wheat Penny, and Chef Liz

Hands-On Class
How could you go wrong with this class? Chef Liz Valenti of Wheat Penny Oven & Bar has had an amazing cooking career and we are so lucky to have her talent in Dayton. Her newest passion is pasta. Join us as she takes us on a cooking journey exploring some the most delicious seasonal pasta dishes that you can recreate at home. This menu will be paired with wine.
Chef Liz ValentiTuesday, October 13 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $95.00  

George Punter
 DLM Culinary Center Staff

 Exploring Italian Wines with Banfi

Interested in Italian wines? Join us in welcoming Bill Whiting, Director of Wine Education at the award-winning Banfi Winery in Tuscany. You'll learn about Italy's unique viniculture and gain a better understanding of both Italian whites and reds. In this wine education class, we will pair the wines with small tasting plates from our Culinary Center staff.
George Punter and DLM Culinary Center Staff Wednesday, October 14 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Chef Carrie Walters

 Warped Wing Beer and Food Pairing

The Warped Wing folks are back and this time it's all about pairing Dayton's best craft beer with food. Learn the best pairings from the guys who actually brew the beer! They'll share tips on how best to showcase the flavors for bringing out the best of both worlds—food and beer. Stilton Cheddar Ale Soup; Roasted Pear Salad; Sausage Sampler Plate; Rare Roast Beef with Horseradish Crust and Chocolate & Dulce de Leche Icebox Cake!
Chef Carrie WaltersThursday, October 15 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

DLM Culinary Center Staff

 UD Continuing Education Class

University of Dayton Private Event
DLM Culinary Center Staff Friday, October 16 • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM • $0.00  

Matthew Somich

 Sausage Making: Saturday Workshop

Hands-On Class
Are you interested in making your own sausage? Roll up your sleeves and join Culinary Instructor Chef Matt Somich as he shows you the ropes. Students will learn how to select meats along with herbs and spices to make delicious handmade sausages. Chef Matt will go over equipment and techniques, including grinding, mixing, stuffing, and tying of links. We'll then make Classic Breakfast Sausage, Red Wine & Garlic Sausage, and Beef Short-Rib Frankfurters!
Matthew SomichSaturday, October 17 • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM • $75.00  

Julia Hoy

 Noble Circle Private Event

Noble Circle Private Event
Julia HoyMonday, October 19 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $0.00  

Bryn Mooth

 Findlay Market Favorites

Bryn Mooth is the Editor of Edible Ohio Valley magazine, cookbook author, and Master Gardner. This class will highlight recipes from her book The Findlay Market Cookbook. These recipes celebrate the freshest seasonal and local foods possible. Join us for this interesting class and enjoy these purely wholesome, satisfying dishes. Baked Brie with Herb-Infused Honey; Market Salad with Green Goddess Dressing; Wild Mushroom Soup with Buttermilk and Bacon; Sour Cream Cornbread Muffins; and Roasted Italian Sausages with Grapes and Mashed Red Potatoes. This menu will be paired with wine.
Bryn MoothTuesday, October 20 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Zebbie Borland

 Junior Chefs: Ghoulish Goodies

Junior Chefs' Hands-On Class
Culinary Instructor Zebbie Borland is calling all ghosts, witches, and zombies to this class where you will learn to create scary food concoctions perfect for frightening family and friends on Halloween night! Spooky Spider Salad; Taco Monsters (with meatball eyes!); Foaming Witches Brew; and Ghost Cake with Flaming Eyes!
Zebbie BorlandWednesday, October 21 • 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM • $45.00  

Julia Hoy

 Bountiful Autumn Squash

Are you curious about the different types of squash available at DLM this time of year? Culinary Instructor Julia Hoy will teach you about several of the squash varieties, and will demonstrate preparation and cooking methods for how to use these fall beauties imaginatively. Spiced Hubbard Squash Soup; Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Cider Vinaigrette; Easy 3-Cheese Spaghetti Squash; Sweet & Spicy Roasted Acorn Squash; Pasta with Carnival Squash and Pancetta; and Kabocha Squash Cake with Brown Sugar Cream! This menu will be served with wine.
Julia HoyThursday, October 22 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Mary Cooney

 Easy as Pie; Saturday Workshop

Hands-On Class
Join Culinary Instructor Mary Cooney for our new Saturday Workshop Series. This class is all about Apple Pie! We will concentrate first on mastering a Classic Apple Pie, then we will start to add some variations. You will learn hands-on how to make three distinctively different pie toppers with Mary's famous all-butter foundation crust. Learn how to master a Vented Crust Top, a Woven Lattice Top, and a delicious Buttery Crumb Top. You will make your own, ready-to-bake Apple Pie with your choice of topping to take home and show off! Light snacks will be served.
Mary CooneySaturday, October 24 • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM • $75.00  

Mary Cooney

 Fall Harvest Dinner

Hands-On Couples' Class
Bring a partner to this class and learn to create this comforting fall harvest dinner menu, perfect for a dinner party or Sunday dinner on a cool fall evening. Culinary Instructor Mary Cooney will walk you through these delicious recipes that you will use over and over again throughout the Autumn season. Stuffed Puffed Pastry Bundles; Salad with Roasted Beets, Apples, Walnuts and Goat Cheese; Hommemade Gnocchi with Mushroom Ragu; Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Herbs; Roasted Vegetable Medley; and for dessert, Pumpkin Roll. This menu will be paired with wine.
Mary CooneySunday, October 25 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00  

Jack Zindorf

 Cast Iron Cooking

Culinary Instructor Jack Zindorf is crazy about cooking with cast iron. The reason could be because it has the ability to withstand and maintain very high cooking temperatures (making it a great choice for searing or frying); or because of its excellent heat retention (making it a good option for long-cooking stews or braised dishes); or maybe because cast-iron skillets can develop a "non-stick" surface, (which make these pans a good choice for egg dishes). Cast-iron pans uses are unlimited, they’re also great for baking! Jack will talk about seasoning and care of this multi-functional cookware and how to restore that cast-iron pan from grandma’s attic! Pan-Seared Oven Roasted Steaks; Roasted Cauliflower; Slow-Cooked Pork Shoulder; and Chocolate Fudge Cake.
Jack ZindorfMonday, October 26 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Chef Carrie Walters
 George Punter

 Point/Counter Point - Wine & Food

In this unique class, join wine educator George Punter and Chef Carrie Walters as they compare and contrast two completely different wines paired brilliantly with four different courses for a dinner party you won't forget! George, DLM's resident wine expert, will pull out all the stops as he pairs both a classic match with a unique, relatively unknown option to delight your senses. Chef Carrie's menu will include: French Charcuterie Plate; Provençal Fish Stew; Pepper Crusted Sirloin with Salt Crusted Potatoes; and British-Style Fudgy Chocolate Loaf.
Chef Carrie Walters and George PunterTuesday, October 27 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Zebbie Borland

 Petite Chefs' Howlin' Good Halloween

Petite Chefs' Hands-On Class
It's the scary season, so let's eat, drink, and be scary! Culinary Instructor Zebbie Borland will show you how to conjure up a spell for fantastically frightening party food that will be as fun to make as it is to eat! Abracadabra Hats; Sloppy Goblins; and Bride of Frankenstein Cake, a lovely lady with a green face and black & orange frosted hair!
Zebbie BorlandWednesday, October 28 • 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM • $45.00  

David  McKibben
 Chef Carrie Walters

 Girls' Night Out with David McKibben

Join us for an evening of design inspiration! Designer David McKibben will be with us to share his latest creative ideas for our holiday tablescapes. David’s flair for original ideas is always inspiring and this class will help to get us ready for the fast-approaching holidays. Chef Carrie will be working her magic in the Culinary Center kitchen preparing a delicious autumn menu that will be will be enjoyed with wine pairings. Roasted Carrot and Avocado Salad with Crunchy Seeds; Chorizo Burgers with Manchego and Romesco; Rosemary Brined Buttermilk Fried Chicken; and Lemon Ginger Molasses Cake.
David McKibben and Chef Carrie WaltersThursday, October 29 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00