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Class Schedule: April 2018 Classes

Chef Carrie Walters
George Punter
Wine Up Down Under 
Join wine educator George Punter and Chef Carrie for a fun filled food and wine class that's all about Down Under! Chef Carrie will pair some distinctive Australia and New Zealand signature dishes that will take us on a Down Under culinary journey, and George will pair these dishes with the new world varieties produced by this region. Menu includes: Prawn Cocktail; Salt and Pepper Calamari; Sausage Roll; Lamb on the Barbie and Pavlova with Fruits and Macadamia Nuts. We will also sample Fairy Bread and Vegemite.
Chef Carrie Walters and George PunterFriday, April 6 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Mary Cooney
Family Night - Italian Favorites 
Hands-On class
A pot of soup on the stove and a pasta casserole in the oven - did someone say Italian comfort food? Bring a friend or family member to Mary's class and learn to make recipes you'll crave. These dishes are not only delicious the day they're made, but days following as well. Italian Wedding Soup; Stuffed Shells; Cheesy Garlic Bread and Cannoli Dip. $75 for two people.
Mary CooneySunday, April 8 • 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM • $75.00
Julia Hoy
Taco Tuesday Goes Global 
We're going outside the box with the perfect hand-held food treat. Join Julia for this class and travel the culinary world with these global recipes. We'll be creative with fillings, toppings and even the shells to create exciting fusion tacos. Join this class and explore new flavor profiles and wake up those taste buds! Ahi Poke with Seaweed Salad; Shrimp and Grits -blackened shrimp, crispy grits charred tomatoes; Frenchie - Roasted Chicken, Dijon Mustard Greens, Gruyere; Argentinean Flank Steak with Chimichurri and smoked potatoes; Korean Pork Belly Tacos with Caramelized Kimchi. This menu will be paired with beer.
Julia HoyTuesday, April 10 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Zebbie Borland
Petite Chefs' Asian Adventure 
Petite Chefs' Hands-On Class
Zebbie will guide young chefs through creating this fun Asian-inspired menu perfect for springtime meals. Students will learn to make spring rolls using fresh vegetables. They'll learn how simple and versatile stir-frying can be by changing protein and vegetable choices. These healthy dishes will be finished with a fun ice cream dessert. Spring Rolls, Chicken and Vegetable Stir-fry, and Toasted Coconut and Mango Sundaes.
Zebbie BorlandWednesday, April 11 • 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM • $45.00
Mary Cooney
Spring Lamb Dinner 
Couples' Hands-On Class
Nothing says spring like a beautiful lamb roast at the center of the dinner table. Join Mary for this class and learn how to roast a leg of lamb to perfection. This is a lovely menu that celebrates the fresh bounty of spring. Mushroom and Gruyere Cheese Tart; Oven Baked Leg of Lamb; Roasted Fingerling Potatoes; Asparagus with Lemon and Olive Oil; Baby Spinach Salad with Strawberries; and Lemon Ricotta Cake. This menu will be paired with wine.
Mary CooneySunday, April 15 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00 per couple
Chef Carrie Walters
Knife Skills 
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. A small appetizer plate will be served.
Chef Carrie WaltersMonday, April 16 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Megan Smith
Food Photography & Food Styling Workshop 
Hands-On Class
You spend hours making the perfect dessert ... or minutes whipping up a genius, impromptu dinner that puts a winner of Chopped to shame. It's a masterpiece in front of your eyes, but the photo you've just posted on Instagram & Facebook doesn't quite bring that masterpiece to life for your Aunt Sue our in Alaska. Join Megan Smith, founder and editor in chief of CAKE&WHISKEY, The Sweet & Spirited World of Business Magazine, for this class. You will not only eat and drink some of DLM's newest seasonal treats, you'll learn techniques for styling and photography with your phone camera to take your food and entertaining photos to the next level. This is a great class for bloggers, small business food owners, chefs, and at-home cooks.
Megan SmithTuesday, April 17 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
DLM Culinary Center Staff
Cook the Book: Food 52 Genius Recipes 
The recipes in this book are a conglomeration of cookbook authors, chefs and bloggers our staff trusts for great recipe ideas. These are what Food52 Executive Editor Kristen Miglore calls genius recipes. Great recipes don't need to be complicated or labor intensive and this book is a perfect example of that. This book contains 100 of the most essential recipes with tips and techniques for creating simply delicious food. Ricotta Crostini with Kale Pesto, Sticky Balsamic Ribs, Gratin of Zucchini, Rice and Onions with Cheese, and New Classic Coconut Macaroons with Lime Zest and Cinnamon. This menu will be paired with wine.
DLM Culinary Center Staff Wednesday, April 18 • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM • $50.00
Mary Cooney
Old School Italian 
Couples' Hands-On Class
Picture a cozy setting with red and white checkerboard covered tables, wine bottles with dripping candle wax, a Sinatra playlist, bowls of homemade pasta covered in a rich red sauce with over-sized meatballs, buttery garlic bread and table wine. This is old school Italian at its finest. Join Mary for this class and she'll share her simply delicious authentic version of these dishes. Come with a healthy appetite and share the food made with amore! Wine will be paired with this class. Chopped Salad; Spaghetti and Meatballs; Chicken Alfredo; Garlic Rolls; and Tiramisu.
Mary CooneySunday, April 22 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00 per couple
Chef Liz Valenti
Chicago Style 
Chef Liz and Chef Carrie share a special bond - their love for their hometown of Chicago. Growing up and eating through the melting pot that is Chicago's food scene has influenced both of these talented women making them the wonderful chefs they are today. Don't miss this fun filled evening watching friends cook a few of their favorite dishes from the great Windy city! This menu will be paired with wine.
Chef Liz ValentiTuesday, April 24 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $90.00
Dana Downs
All About Sauces with Chef Dana 
Chef Owner Dana Downs, and her Sous Chef Dayton Stone, will showcase sauces in all of their glory! A fun teaching duo, Dayton, (a self-proclaimed food nerd) along with Chef Dana, will thoroughly entertain you while making everything saucy! These two will show us how simple steps for beautiful sauce work can elevate a dish to new heights in your home kitchen. We'll pair this menu with wine.
Dana DownsThursday, April 26 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Sherry Monaghan
Weekends In Ann Arbor 
Couples' Hands-On Class
Ann Arbor, Michigan, is a great weekend destination for food lovers of all kinds. The beautiful downtown area offers an array of restaurants, from casual diners to exquisite dining and amazing bakeries. Join Sherry for this class and she'll share a few favorite recipes she's cooked up from her many dining experiences in Ann Arbor. Lentil Soup, Braided Reuben Bread, Potato Pancakes, and Zingerman's Bakehouse Lemon Poppy Seed Cake. This menu will be paired with wine.
Sherry MonaghanSunday, April 29 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00 per couple