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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, May 9 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Chef Carrie Walters
10 Easy Asian Dishes 
Fast, flavorful and easy to cook at home! Chef Carrie will show you how to whip up some seriously fast and delicious Asian-influenced dishes that are destined to become favorites. Cucumber Salad; Miso Soup; Kimchee Pancake; Chicken Pad See Ew; Sichuan Pork Ragu; Fried Rice 2 Ways; Bok Choy with Oyster Sauce and Miso Eggplant. This menu will be paired with wine and beer.
Chef Carrie WaltersTuesday, May 10 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Mary Cooney
Dinner With Friends  
Hands-On Couples' Class
This is a fresh spring menu that will impress your family and friends. Join Mary in the kitchen and she'll take you step-by-step through these recipes you'll use to entertain with at home! Jarlsberg Cheese and Mushroom Toasts; Homemade Ricotta Cavatelli with Lamb Ragu; New Spring Vegetables with Garlic and Olive Oil; Mary's Special Spinach Salad; and Lemon Almond Torta. This menu will be paired with wine.
Mary CooneySunday, May 15 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00 per couple
Matthew Somich
Family Night: Noodles Galore! 
Hands-On Class
Chef Matt knows what the kids want for dinner! Join him for this family class and learn new and fun ways to get everyone involved in dinner prep and cooking for a delicious end result. Stir Fried Rice Noodles with Chicken and Vegetables; Build Your Own Ramen Noodle Bar; Chocolate Cherry Noodle Kugel. $75 for 2 people.
Matthew SomichSunday, May 22 • 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM • $75.00
John  Ready
Brendan Ready
The Lobster Guys Host Lobster 101 
Join us as we host our lobster fisherman (and women!) from Maine for an evening full of new recipes, trapping stories, laughs, and decadent lobster. We'll show you the basics on how to boil a lobster plus all the information you need to successfully cook lobster at home! Lobster Spring Rolls; Lobster Fra Diavolo; Lobster Thermidor; and Blueberry Lemon Shortcakes. This menu will be paired with wine.
John Ready and Brendan ReadyFriday, May 27 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Sherry Monaghan
Teen Class: Hey Mom, I want to be a Vegetarian 
Hands-On Teen Class (Ages 12 and Up)
If you find yourself struggling to convince your mom that you're serious about becoming a vegetarian, this class is for you! Sherry's recipes will be Mom-approved and the whole family will enjoy them! Blueberry Breakfast Protein Bars; Berrylicious Chia Pudding; Grilled Veggie Flatbread with Humus & Feta Yogurt Spread; Lentil Burger Topped with Sautéed Mushrooms; and Eggplant Parmesan with Tuscan Kale Salad.
Sherry MonaghanThursday, June 9 • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM • $75.00
Zebbie Borland
Petite Chefs Fantasy Camp 
Hands-On Petite Chefs Camp (grades 1-3)
In this week-long camp, young chefs will have fun in the kitchen with Zebbie learning fundamental cooking and baking skills focusing on measuring and mixing. Campers will gain confidence in the kitchen while practicing food preparation skills and cooking. These fun, creative menus are inspired by themes such as; The Wild West; Blue Ribbon Fair Favorites; Dinosaurs; Pirates & Mermaids; and Star Wars!
Zebbie BorlandMonday, June 13 • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM • $250.00
Chef Carrie Walters
George Punter
Days of Wine and Rosés 
Love Rosé? Join Chef Carrie and Wine Educator George Punter for this food and wine pairing class that will explore all the nuances of this cult varietal! We'll get to know how food friendly and summer perfect Rosé can be. Did you know that Rosé can handle both meat and fish in one fell sip? Here at DLM we love it for its casual and delicious demeanor. Come join us while we learn to cook up these fun summer items: Le Mistral Charcuterie Board; Ratatouille Baked Fish; Roques Beef Carnitas; Chicago Style Hot Dogs; and Thai Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups.
Chef Carrie Walters and George PunterWednesday, June 15 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Chef Carrie Walters
Teresa Kearney
Girls' Night Out Hits Cape Cod! 
Grab your BFF, wear your preppiest outfit and let's cook and drink like we are in Cape Cod! Think delicious East Coast fresh fish meets the best summer wines and plan to have a blast with Chef Carrie and Wine Educator Teresa. Baked Lobster and Crab Dip; Tortilla Encrusted Haddock with Corn and Tomatoes; Pan Fried Skate with Capers; Roasted Hake with Chorizo; and Blueberry Pecan Cake with Lemon Freeze.
Chef Carrie Walters and Teresa KearneyFriday, June 17 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Dawn Somerlot Vaflor
Power of Three 
Trying to keep up with all the dietary trends? See how good vegan, paleo and gluten free can really be! Join Second Street Market's Purely Sweet Bakery's own Dawn Vaflor as she shares with us some of her expertise on these trends while cooking up a delicious summer menu. Buffalo Cauliflower Bites; Spectacular Summer Salad; Spaghetti Squash with Arugula & Artichoke Cream Sauce; and we'll finish with Nuts & Bolts Cookies, a crazy good customer favorite. This menu will be paired with wine.
Dawn Somerlot VaflorTuesday, June 21 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Mary Cooney
Teen Class; Homemade Pasta  
Hands-On Teen Class (ages 12 and Up)
Teens will get hands-on experience learning how to make pasta from scratch! Mary will show us how easy it is to create the freshest, most delicious pasta with sauces and fillings for the ultimate Italian dining experience. Homemeade Fettuccine with Browned Butter and Fresh Herbs; and Abruzzo Ravioli with Meat and Spinach with Marinara Sauce.
Mary CooneyWednesday, June 22 • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM • $75.00
Julia Hoy
The Sweet Cool 
Nothing tastes better at the end of a summer meal than a sweet, cool or frozen treat. Join Julia for this class and she'll show you how to cool down this summer with these make-ahead chilled desserts. Marshmallow Chocolate S'mores Icebox Cake; Saltine Caramel Crack Ice Cream Sandwiches; Quick and Easy Avocado Lime Pie; and the most impressive dessert: Strawberry and Chocolate Baked Alaska! Light appetizers will be served with this class.
Julia HoyThursday, June 23 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Chef Scott Hailey
All Fired Up! 
Get your grill on this summer with Chef Scott Hailey! He will share some of his favorite grill recipes that are sure to be a hit at your next backyard party. Chef Scott will roll up his sleeves to show you all the tricks of the trade on becoming the master of your own grill. Scott will show the delicious differences in three steak cuts; Skirt, Hanger and the almighty Porter House; Grilled Shitaki Mushroom Crostini; Grilled Romaine Salad; Fresh Grilled Corn on the Cob with Two Sauces: Parmesan Sauce and Jalapeno Butter; White and Red Sangria and Fresh Grilled Peach Cobbler Ala Mode!
Chef Scott HaileyFriday, June 24 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Mary Cooney
Summer Surf & Turf 
Hands-On Couples' Class
Start out with an amazing DLM product; add bright flavors, the freshest vegetables, herbs and fruits and you've got everything you need for a spectacular alfresco dining experience. Join Mary this evening at the grill and she'll show you how to create a summer feast with these recipes you will use time and time again this season. Marinated Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Lemon Aioli; Grilled Rib Eye Steak; Bow Tie Pasta with Roasted Garlic, Grape Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Peas in Parmesan Cream Sauce; Fresh Corn and Red Peppers Sautéed with Shallots; Green Salad with Basil Vinaigrette; and Fresh Strawberry and Raspberry Mini Pies. This menu will be paired with wine.
Mary CooneySunday, June 26 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00 per couple
John Chico
Backyard Family Favorites on the Grill 
This summer learn to master your grill! Culinary Instructor John Chico will take you step by step through all the basics on how to grill Chicken, fish, vegetables, steak fajitas and even fruit! Grilled Fish Tacos; Grilled Chicken Parmesan; Steak Fajitas; Grilled Summer Fruit with Ice Cream. This menu will be paired with beer and wine.
John ChicoMonday, June 27 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Zebbie Borland
Junior Chefs Camp: American Regional 
Hands-On Junior Chefs Camp (grades 4-6)
This week-long Junior Chefs' Camp with Zebbie will take you on a culinary trip across America. We'll explore the art and fun of cooking while preparing foods from these distinctly different regions of the United States: New England; Midwest States; Southern States; and California. Friday will be a Mystery Basket day where young chefs will use their newly learned skills and creativity to cook up their very own dishes.
Zebbie BorlandMonday, June 27 • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM • $250.00
Karri Perry
Margaritaville at the Culinary Center 
Celebrate the start of summer by learning to make an award-winning "Margarita Key Lime Pie"! Karri Perry, winner of NBC's TODAY Show Pi-Day Contest, will share with us her refreshing Key lime pie recipe! Made with a pretzel-graham crust and decorated with candy sea stars, this is the pie you will want to take to all of your summer cookouts! We'll enjoy freshly made margaritas and guacamole while making our pie. Each student will leave with the winning recipe and their completed pie. To learn more about Karri, please visit: BlueRibbonKitchen.blogspot.com.
Karri PerryTuesday, June 28 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Julia Hoy
Get Veggie With It 
Meatless meals hit the spot on those dog days of summer and Julia has the recipes for creating fresh and tasty dishes that keep it light but oh so flavorful! Green Mango Salad; Dragon Noodle Salad with Seitan; Porcini Tofu Burger; Ancho Lentil Tacos; Summer Berry Macaroon Tart and a refreshing Citrus Shandy.
Julia HoyWednesday, July 6 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Sherry Monaghan
Teen Class: Santa Cruzin' 
Hands-On Teen Class (Ages 12 and Up)
Take a 2 1/2-hour fantasy vacation in this class while you tap into these easy, breezy recipes that will excite your taste buds with a variety of flavors. Sherry will be your guide on this fun-filled adventure with these recipes: Tostada Omlette & Seabreeze Spuds; Green Thang Smoothie; Chill Out Turkey, Bacon Avocado Wrap; Wiki Wiki Pineapple Burger; and Lemon Drop Cookies.
Sherry MonaghanThursday, July 7 • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM • $75.00
Julia Hoy
Family Night - Wrap and Roll 
Hands-On Class
Wraps and rolls leave room for endless possibilities and are perfect for that light and quick summer meal. Julia will teach you how to engage the entire family by making these fun recipes for that "meal-on-the-go" or movie night snack. Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Sambal Yogurt; Spiced Chickpea Wraps with Tahini Dressing; BLT Nori Hand Rolls; and Pastel Pineapple Melon Sweet Rolls. $75.00 for two people
Julia HoySunday, July 10 • 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM • $75.00
Zebbie Borland
Petite Chefs Camp: Story Time 
Hands-On Petite Chefs Camp (grades 1-3)
In this week-long camp with Zebbie, budding young chefs will experiment hands-on with menus inspired by popular food-related children's books. They will learn basic cooking and baking techniques as well as stimulating creativity. Recipes include inspiration from: The Very Hungry Caterpillar; If You Give a Pig a Pancake; If You Give a Moose a Muffin; If You Give a Mouse a Cookie; Frozen-Icy Adventure; Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs; and Love and Roast Chicken!
Zebbie BorlandMonday, July 11 • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM • $250.00
Francine Segan
Pasta-Picnic Perfect 
July is National Picnic Month so it's a perfect way to introduce Francine Segan to our Culinary Center. She'll introduce us to Monograno Felicetti heirloom and ancient grain pasta that's perfect for picnics and outdoor dining. Come join us and get to know Francine, a leading food historian and TV personality. We will pair her dishes with some beautiful Italian wines perfect for the warm weather! Fruit & Nut Pasta; Picnic Pasta Crisps; Pasta-to-go; Skillet Pasta Frittata; Spaghetti with Lemony Avocado Sauce and Cannoli Pasta Bites.
Francine SeganTuesday, July 12 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Bryn Mooth
Farm to Table Supper 
Bryn Mooth, Author of The Findlay Market Cookbook, and Editor of Edible Ohio Valley magazine is back at the Culinary Center to celebrate the best of summer foods. These recipes are fresh-tasting, super seasonal and simple to prepare. Summer Fruit Shrub Cocktail; Spiced Yellow Tomato Jam appetizer; Orzo Pasta Salad with Market Vegetables and Herbs; Tomato Corn Pie in Cornmeal Crust (Bryn's favorite summer recipe EVER); and Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Honeyed Peach-Basil Compote. Bryn's cocktail and wine will be served with this meal.
Bryn MoothWednesday, July 13 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Sandy Bergsten
Sandy's Summer Cocktail Party 
Sandy Bergsten is expert at planning and throwing cocktail parties! What better way to celebrate long and warm summer days with friends and family than a summer cocktail party. Make it memorable (and easy) by combining passed hors d'oeuvres with a hearty cocktail buffet. Guests can come and go and with everything done well in advance and you'll be enjoying the celebration right along with them - not stuck in the hot kitchen!
Sandy BergstenThursday, July 14 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Chef Scott Hailey
Sausage & Suds 
Chef Scott Hailey makes fresh sausages daily at DLM and it's amazing what he can create with them. He will be firing up a variety of our fresh sausages and creating some delicious and decadent dishes you can easily recreate in your own backyard. Fresh DLM Brats with Bacon Vinaigrette and Brisket; New York City Dog with Caramelized Onions; Korean Dog; Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Po Boy and Maple - Blueberry sausage with Waffles! This menu will be paired with beer.
Chef Scott HaileyFriday, July 15 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Chef Carrie Walters
George Punter
DLM's Culinary Center Wine Camp 
Two-Day Summer Camp for wine-loving adults!
Join DLM's Wine Educators and Chef Carrie for a weekend day camp all about wine. On day 1, we will concentrate on learning all about the top grape varietals. Our trained and titled instructors will go in-depth on how to taste, recognizing characteristics, and learning an overall broad perspective of both old world and new world wines.
Day 2 will concentrate more on pairing food with wine with some hands-on participation; learning why particular foods work so well with specific varietals. $150.00 for both days; Saturday, July 16, 2-5 and Sunday, July 17, 2-5.
Chef Carrie Walters and George PunterSaturday, July 16 • 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM • $150.00
Zebbie Borland
Junior Chefs Camp: Around the World 
Hands-On Junior Chefs Camp (grades 4-6)
Get ready to travel around the culinary world in this week-long camp with Zebbie. We'll focus on simple, yet sophisticated menus that will inspire and encourage learning more about the different foods of these extraordinary countries: France; China; Italy and England. We'll conclude the week with a "Mystery Basket" Day, in which our young chefs will use their culinary skills to create their very own dishes.
Zebbie BorlandMonday, July 18 • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM • $250.00
Julia Hoy
Homemade Ice Cream 
It's the season for ice cream! Nothing says summer like ice cream - a staple during these hot days and nights. Learn all the basics for making delicious homemade ice cream and sorbet with Julia. Butter Pecan; Chocolate Mocha; Brandy Peach; and Strawberry Lemon Sorbet. Light appetizers will be served with this class.
Julia HoyTuesday, July 19 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Chef Carrie Walters
George Punter
Southern France Wine & Food 
Visit the South of France without leaving Dayton! Join Chef Carrie and George Punter as they highlight some of their favorite wines and dishes from sunny Southern France. Socca - a hot and crispy chickpea pancake; Chicken Salad with Zucchini and Lemon; Bouillabaisse - a lighter less complicated version; Daube de Boeuf a la Provencal - a stress free do-ahead dish; and Ripe Local Fruit, Cookies, and Nougats.
Chef Carrie Walters and George PunterFriday, July 22 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Sherry Monaghan
Teen Class: Nova Scotia Summer 
Hands-On Teen Class (Ages 12 and Up)
Coastal living is fabulous for many reasons and one of the best has to be the amazing food! Join Sherry for this class and learn how to make these sophisticated recipes that you will want to make over and over again at home. Lobster Eggs Benedict; Summer Salad with Blueberry Vinaigrette; Apple Parsnip Soup; Seared Scallops with Lemon Herbed Risotto; and Blueberry Grunt.
Sherry MonaghanTuesday, July 26 • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM • $75.00
Chef Gerrie Bielefeld
Southwest Cookery with Chef Gerri 
Southwest Cookery starts where the atmosphere and ambiance of a Texas limestone ranch house meets Comanche Times... with a touch of Old Mexico. We're talkin' about big flavors that will explode your taste buds in every corner of the mouth... sweet, sour, spicy, and salty. A true contrast of texture and pleasure. Do we need to say more! Get fired up and join Chef Gerrie for an evening of Southwest Cookery. Crispy Tortilla Crusted Trout and Green Chili Tartar; Lump Crab and Avocado Texas Blackberry Slaw; Honey Smoked Chicken Drumettes on Jalapeño Cheese Grits; Watermelon Injected Pork Tenderloin with Watermelon Salsa with Black Bean and Corn Pudding; and Teeny-Weeny Bikini Banana Splits. This menu will be paired with beer.
Chef Gerrie BielefeldThursday, July 28 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
 
The Vegetable Butcher 
Join us as we welcome Cara Mangini to the DLM Culinary Center! Cara marries the art of butchery with the joy of gorgeous seasonal produce in her newly released cookbook The Vegetable Butcher. We'll learn how to make vegetables the center of some truly distinctive dishes. Her motto is that vegetables are modern, sexy, and outrageously delicious! We can't wait! Along with her seasonal local menu, Cara will show us how to prepare an artichoke, peel a tomato, slice kohlrabi into carpaccio, break down a butternut squash, and cut a cauliflower into steaks. This menu will be paired with wine.
Cara ManginiWednesday, August 3 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Mary Cooney
Summer Surf & Turf 
Hands-On Couples' Class
Start out with an amazing DLM product; add bright flavors, the freshest vegetables, herbs and fruits and you've got everything you need for a spectacular alfresco dining experience. Join Mary this evening at the grill and she'll show you how to create a summer time feast with these recipes you'll use time and time again. Marinated Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Lemon Aioli; Grilled Rib Eye Steak; Bow Tie Pasta with Roasted Garlic, Grape Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Peas in Parmesan Cream Sauce; Fresh Corn and Red Peppers Sautéed with Shallots; Green Salad with Basil Vinaigrette; and Maple Bourbon Brown Butter Peach Pie with Streusel Topping. This menu will be paired with wine.
Mary CooneySunday, August 7 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00 per couple
Karri Perry
Back To School Breakfast 
Hands-On Class
The first day of school is right around the corner. Whether you are hosting a mom's brunch to relax after a busy summer, or planning to send your kids off to school with a freshly baked breakfast, we have you covered! Join Karri Perry, author of Blue Ribbon Kitchen blog and award-winning baker for this class where you will learn to make two delicious award-winning breakfast treats. Karri will share her secrets to making her best-of-show Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake topped with a crumb streusel and raspberry filling; and her most requested bread recipe,a five-time, first place winning(!) Banana Bread.
Karri PerryTuesday, August 9 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Julia Hoy
Family Night - Italian-American Spin 
Hands-On Class
What do you get when you cross America and Italian food? This: Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs; Pasta Pie; Romaine Salad with Basil Green Goddess Dressing; and Spumoni Ice Cream Cookies! Julia will lead you through these soon to be family favorites! $75.00 for two people.
Julia HoySunday, August 14 • 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM • $75.00
John Chico
Never Too Many Tomatoes 
Is your home garden bursting with so many tomatoes you cant' keep up? Join DLM Culinary Instructor, John Chico as he shares some of his favorite tomato-laden family favorite recipes sure to help you keep up with Mother Nature! Rita's Green Bean and Tomato Salad; Panzanella; Greek Orzo; Fried Green Tomatoes; French Tomato Tart; Bacon, Lettuce and Spicy Tomato Jam; and Fresh Salsa. This menu will be paired with wine.
John ChicoWednesday, August 17 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Chef Carrie Walters
George Punter
Darioush Wine Event 
Coming soon.
Chef Carrie Walters and George PunterFriday, August 19 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $100.00