Class Schedule: November 2015 Classes

Matthew Somich

 Sensational Seafood

Go beyond seafood basics and learn how to master some succulent seafood entrées. Chef Matt Somich will show you how to handle and cook fish and shellfish to bring out their best qualities. Shrimp Saganaki (Greek Baked Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta); Halàszlé - Hungarian Fisherman's Soup; Pan-Fried Rainbow Trout with Lemon Brown Butter Sauce and Red Skinned Potato Hash; and Salmon Stuffed Cabbage Rolls. This menu will be paired with beer and wine.
Matthew SomichMonday, November 2 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Mary Cooney

 More from Mary's Kitchen

Culinary Instructor Mary Cooney’s cookbook class was so popular we just had to have a sequel! Mary’s book titled Mary’s Kitchen is a compilation of recipes she grew up with as well as additional recipes she’s added over the years – all made with a lot of love! Mary will share with us several more scrumptious recipes. We’ll get to watch her work her magic and enjoy the results! Stuffed Mushrooms; Italian Wedding Soup; Romaine Salad with Apples and Balsamic Vinegar; Chicken Rollatini with Prosciutto; Lasagna Nonna's Way; Fresh Green Beans; and Chocolate Praline Cake. This menu will be paired with wine.
Mary CooneyTuesday, November 3 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Sherry Monaghan

 Quintessential Quinoa

Learn all about quinoa and how versatile and delicious it can be in this class! Most folks think quinoa (pronounced "keen-wah") is a whole grain but it's actually a seed that dates back thousands of years in the Andes Mountains. It has more protein than any other grain or seed. In fact, it offers a complete protein, it is easy to digest, and it's naturally gluten free! Join Culinary Instructor Sherry Monaghan as she shows you how easy it is to add this nutritional powerhouse to your every day meals. Quinoa Breakfast Bowl; Spicy Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burger; Fall Squash and Quinoa Gratin; Hearty Lentil and Quinoa Chili; and a family favorite, Quinoa, Kale, and Italian Sausage Stuffed Peppers.
Sherry MonaghanWednesday, November 4 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  


 An Evening with Coco's Bistro

Get to know the folks from Coco's Bistro and Chef Darin Mitchell. Coco's is known for its modern American comfort food with a menu that changes seasonally. Chef Darin will show us a couple of his signature dishes that have helped make this bistro a Dayton favorite. We will pair Chef Darin's menu with both wine and beer.
Chef Darin MitchellThursday, November 5 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Mary Cooney

 Home for the Holidays - Traditional Pies; Saturday Workshop

Hands-On Class
Everyone craves his or her favorite pie this time of year, so why not please everyone and learn to make them all! Welcome family and friends with pies made especially for them. Culinary Instructor Mary Cooney will show you how easy it can be to fill your home with the incredible smells of these traditional favorites. Amish Sugar Cream; the ever-so-decadent Pecan Pie; and last, but not least, Pumpkin Pie. Light snacks will be served.
Mary CooneySaturday, November 7 • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM • $75.00  

Zebbie Borland

 Family Night: Chicken and Homemade Dumplings

Hands-On Class
This class is for comfort food lovers. Join Culinary Instructor Zebbie Borland for this family night class and learn to make these scrumptious recipes you can recreate at home that will have even the most picky eaters rushing to the dinner table when mom calls "time to eat!". Fall Apple Salad with Creamy Apple Vinaigrette; Chicken and Homemade Dumplings; and Carmelitas- a layered cookie bar with gooey caramel topping. $75 for 2 people.
Zebbie BorlandSunday, November 8 • 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM • $75.00  

Zebbie Borland

 Cheesecakes for Celebrating!

Culinary Instructor Zebbie Borland is famous among family and friends for her decadent cheesecakes. Come to this class and learn how to make three mouthwatering dessert cheesecakes as well as a savory cheesecake perfect for a holiday party appetizer. These cakes travel well too! Goat Cheese, Sundried Tomato, and Herb Cheesecake; Turtle Cheesecake; German Chocolate Cheesecake; and just in time for Thanksgiving, Pumpkin Cheesecake. This class will be paired with one wine.
Zebbie BorlandMonday, November 9 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Chef Elizabeth Wiley
 Chef Carrie Walters

 Dishing with Two Chefs!

Chef Wiley and Chef Carrie - Who wouldn't want to eat what they cook for themselves? Wiley and Carrie love to talk food and the things that they obsess about in the kitchen. Join both of them for this class as they talk cookbooks, compulsions, and what drives them crazy in the kitchen. They will cook up stuff they personally love to eat! Of course, this menu will be paired with the wines they like to drink on their days off!
Chef Elizabeth Wiley and Chef Carrie WaltersThursday, November 12 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

DLM Culinary Center Staff

 Culinary Center Private Event

Culinary Center Private Event
DLM Culinary Center Staff Friday, November 13 • 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM • $0.00  

Chef Carrie Walters

 Thanksgiving Dinner 101: Saturday Workshop

Hands-On Class
If you are intimidated by preparing a traditional Thanksgiving meal, then this class is for you! Chef Carrie Walters will guide you step-by-step to create the perfect meal and bring it to the table with confidence. Recipes are updated and are all "real food" - no soup cans here! Roast Turkey; Home-style Dressing; Homemade Mashed Potatoes and Gravy; Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Crunch Topping; Modern Green Bean Casserole; and Fresh Cranberry Relish. This menu will be paired with wine.
Chef Carrie WaltersSaturday, November 14 • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM • $75.00  

Julia Hoy

 Family Night: A Flash In the Pan

Hands-On Class
Join Culinary Instructor Julia Hoy in the Culinary Center kitchen and learn how to make these one-pot dishes that are quick, easy and most importantly, delicious - not to mention snappy clean-up! Spicy Banana Dip with Chips; Spinach Ricotta Frittata with Mixed Greens and a Light Dressing; Arroz con Pollo (Spanish Chicken & Rice); and a treat sure to become a family favorite, Saucepan Brownies with Ice Cream. $75.00 for 2 people.
Julia HoySunday, November 15 • 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM • $75.00  

Kathy Neufarth

 Classic Christmas Cookies

Hands-On Class
Would you like your Christmas cookies to look as beautiful as they taste? Get a jump on making and baking not only delicious tasting cookies, but cookies that look almost too good to eat! In this hands-on class, Kathy Neufarth will teach you how to make and decorate cookies perfect for gift giving as well as impressing Santa. Everyone will take home a small box of cookies. Holiday Spritz; Candy Canes; and Gingerbread with special techniques for decorating. Light snacks will be served.
Kathy NeufarthMonday, November 16 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Kate Kennard

 Clean & Lean Holiday Eats

Trying to make healthy diet changes can be overwhelming – especially during the holidays! There's so much information available on this topic, trying to decipher it all can be daunting. That’s why we’re excited for this class with Kate Kennard of Kate’s Plate. Kate’s philosophy for using clean, unprocessed, whole, real food is one we celebrate at DLM and she’ll give us tips and tricks to help steer us in making healthier choices this holiday season. These recipes may be healthful, but they’re also delicious. Butternut Squash and Kale Salad with Cashew Garlic Dressing (DF, GF, VEG); Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Portobellos with Roasted Tomatoes (DF, GF, VEG); and Skinny Parmesan Pork Chops and Balsamic Green Beans (GF).
Kate KennardTuesday, November 17 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Chef  Dave Rawson

 Boozy Brunch with the Meadowlark

The best brunch in Dayton is at The Meadowlark! Join Chef Dave Rawson as he shares with us some of the best entrées on the menu, and bartender extraordinaire Dustin Wade will show you how to create the best brunch cocktails you've ever had. Shrimp and Grits; Fried Rice Omelette; French Toast with Belletoile and Apples; Mushroom Migas; and Dave's wicked good Biscuits and Gravy.
Chef Dave Rawson and Dustin WadeWednesday, November 18 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Zebbie Borland

 It's Time to Decorate a Gingerbread House!

Hands-On Class
Decorating a gingerbread house during the holiday season is a traditional family pastime. Join Culinary Instructor Zebbie Borland for this hands-on class and learn the step-by-step process for decorating your very own gingerbread house. All icings and candies for decoration will be provided, but feel free to bring some of your own to personalize your house. This is a great activity for parents and children to do together. Sign up early, seating is limited.
Zebbie BorlandMonday, November 30 • 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $50.00