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Class Schedule: All Classes

DLM Culinary Center Staff

UD Continuing Education Class 

University of Dayton private event.

DLM Culinary Center Staff Friday, January 9 • 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM • $0.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

DLM Culinary Center Staff

UD Continuing Education Class  

University of Dayton private event.

DLM Culinary Center Staff Friday, January 16 • 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM • $0.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

DLM Culinary Center Staff

MVS Immersion Program 

MVS Private Event

DLM Culinary Center Staff Monday, January 19 • 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM • $0.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

DLM Culinary Center Staff

UD Continuing Education Class 

University of Dayton Private Event.

DLM Culinary Center Staff Friday, January 23 • 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM • $0.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

DLM Culinary Center Staff

MVS Immersion Program 

MVS Private Event.

DLM Culinary Center Staff Sunday, January 25 • 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM • $0.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Mary Cooney

Winter Dinner Party 

Couples Hands-On Class
Our couples' classes are very popular and this one is sure to please. Grab your partner or a friend and join Mary Cooney for this fabulous menu that you will create and enjoy together! Stromboli filled with Sopressata, Mushrooms, Onions, Red Peppers and Cheese; Salad with Fennel, Orange, Dried Figs and Walnuts; Creamy Polenta with Tomato and Port Ragu; Sautéed Broccolini with Garlic; and the perfect ending to this delicious meal; Chocolate Hazelnut Cupcakes topped with Buttercream Icing and Toasted Hazelnuts. This menu will be paired with wine.

Mary CooneySunday, January 25 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00 per couple   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

DLM Culinary Center Staff

UD Continuing Education Class 

University of Dayton private event.

DLM Culinary Center Staff Friday, January 30 • 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM • $0.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Mary Cooney

When in Rome 

Couples Hands-On Class
Lasagna is typical of the cuisine of Italy with many regional variations, and this version is Mary's specialty. Grab your partner or a friend and spend the afternoon at the Culinary Center making homemade lasagna noodles with the end result being the most delicious entrée. Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp with Salsa Verde; Lasagna Mary's Way; Fresh Green Beans with Garlic; Cheesy Garlic Bread; Spinach Salad; and Chocolate Hazelnut Pudding. Menu will be paired with wine.

Mary CooneySunday, February 1 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00 per couple   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Chef Carrie Walters
Todd Templin

Rombaurer Wine Event 

Rombauer event

Chef Carrie Walters and Todd TemplinTuesday, February 3 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $100.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Chef Jenn DiSanto
George Punter

Mardi Gras Party 

Fat Tuesday is about swingin' music, brilliant colors, parades, and, of course, fabulous food and drink. Bedeck yourself in beads, and join Jenn DiSanto and George Punter for a Mardi Gras celebration that is sure to put you in a festive mood. Savory Shrimp Beignets with Remoulade Sauce; Classic New Orleans Andouille Gumbo; Frisée and Baby Greens with Cajun Spiced Pecans and Creamy Bacon Dressing; Crawfish Etouffée; and Sweet Potato Bread Pudding.

Chef Jenn DiSanto and George PunterThursday, February 5 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Chef Carrie Walters

Bacon Fest & Beer Bonanza! 

On the eve of DLM's weekend Bacon Fest join us in the Culinary Center for our staff's favorite bacon recipes paired with America's finest craft beers. We'll highlight different types of bacon like guanciale, duck, pancetta, pork belly, and DLM's finest smoked varieties including our newest curry bacon.

Chef Carrie WaltersFriday, February 6 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $45.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Julia Hoy

Cooking Under Pressure 

Our busy schedules make it challenging to prepare healthy family meals at home. Meet that challenge with the newly available pressure cookers and your favorite meal may be done in less than a third of the time. In this class, Julia will discuss and demonstrate the basic use of pressure cookers by preparing these tasty dishes: Farmhouse Chicken Noodle Soup; Maple and Bourbon Beans; Braised Collard Greens with Bacon; Weeknight Pot Roast with Potatoes and Maple Rice Pudding with Candied Walnuts. Pressure cookers will be available for purchase.

Julia HoySunday, February 8 • 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Mary Cooney

Regional Italian/American 

Many American cities celebrate their Italian heritage with a unique brand of Italian-American cuisine. Join Mary as she explores the Italian dishes created and served in New York, Chicago, Boston, and points in between. Muffuleta with an Olive Salad and Italian cold cuts; Caesar Salad; Eggplant Parmigiana; Baked Ziti; Chicken Vesivio; Shrimp Scampi; and Spumoni Ice Cream. This menu will be paired with wine.

Mary CooneyWednesday, February 11 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Jack Zindorf

Mardi Gras Party 2015 

Couples Hands-On Class
The weather may be gloomy but when you think of Mardi Gras you can't help but feel festive. Bring a partner or friend and spend the afternoon with Jack as he shows us how to create a Fat Tuesday menu that will put you in the party mood. Sazerac Cocktail; Crab Cakes with Lemon Remoulade; New Orleans Muffuletta; Jack's Duck and Sausage Gumbo; Shrimp Jambalaya; and, Bananas Foster Bread Pudding. This menu will be paired with beer.

Jack ZindorfSunday, February 15 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Zebbie Borland

Let it Snow! 

Petite Chefs Hands-On Class
In this class Zebbie will teach you how to make tummy warming dishes that are just as much fun to make as they are to eat. Chicken Noodle Casserole; Loaded Smashed Potatoes; and, Snowmen Cupcakes.

Zebbie BorlandTuesday, February 17 • 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM • $45.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Jacqui Kung

Chinese Appetizers at Home 

Hands-On Class
Learn to make the Chinese appetizers you crave for your next party! Join Jacqui Kung, our culinary expert on Asian cooking; as she shows us the techniques and skills needed to make flavorful Chinese starters that will stimulate any appetite! Crab Rangoon; Pot Sticker; Dumpling; Garlic & Ginger Dipping Sauces; and Egg Drop Corn Soup. This menu will be paired with beer.

Jacqui KungWednesday, February 18 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Jiffie Hart

An Evening in Spain 

Join Jiffie Hart and our guest Paella chef, (her husband Karl), as they prepare a delectable 4-course Spanish meal. The main course will be an incredible Paella! Karl's mother is from Valencia, Spain, the birthplace of Paella, and according to Jiffie, Karl makes the best Paella in the world! Each course will be paired with a wine from a different region of Spain. Jiffie will spend some time educating us on the great wines of Spain, considered by many to be among the best values to be found. From the tapas to the flan, this will be a great, not to be missed, evening in Spain!

Jiffie HartFriday, February 20 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Julia Hoy

Family Night - Meatless Comfort Food 

Hands-On Class
Looking to make a few healthy changes in your life? Eating meatless once a week may improve your health and introduce your family to a wider variety of foods. Julia will teach you recipes that are so delicious you'll never miss the meat! Lentil Chili; Mexican Corn and Cheese Casserole; Southwest Slaw; and Classic Rice Pudding. $75.00 for 2 people.

Julia HoySunday, February 22 • 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Zebbie Borland

Snow Day! 

Junior Chefs Hands-On Class
Come in from the cold, take off your mittens and put on your aprons for this fun wintery food class with Zebbie. Snowman Cheese Appetizer; Pinecone Snacks; Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole; and Snowmen Cupcakes.

Zebbie BorlandTuesday, February 24 • 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM • $45.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Chef Carrie Walters

10 Fundamental Cooking Skills  

Hands-On Class
-Think you can't cook? -Ever wonder why it looks so easy on TV? Chef Carrie will teach you prepping and cooking skills that will have you cooking like a pro in no time. In this class you will roll up your sleeves and practice the skills that will help you work more efficiently in the kitchen and maybe even fix a few bad habits. You will learn these 10 basic, essential skills: How to dice an onion; brown/sear; roast a chicken; poach an egg; make a pan sauce; whisk a vinaigrette; make a roux; boil pasta - al dente! make a béchamel sauce; and carve a chicken. Now you're cooking!

Chef Carrie WaltersWednesday, February 25 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Mary Cooney

All New Tortellini & Ravioli 

Hands-On Class
This is comfort food at its finest; homemade pasta wrapped around delicious fillings. In this class, Mary will show you how to create these satisfying pasta dishes as well as teach you a new skill! Meat Filled Tortellini with Meat Sauce; Fresh Spinach and Ricotta Cheese Filled Ravioli; Italian Salad; and a sweet treat from the DLM Bakery! This menu will be paired with wine.

Mary CooneyFriday, February 27 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Mary Cooney

That's Amore 

Couples Hands-On Class
This is a class that sounds like a dinner party! Join Mary and help prepare this Italian menu then relax with a glass of wine in a dinner party setting and enjoy the fabulous meal you created together. Appetizer Plate with Crab and White Bean Crostini; Rosemary Roasted Almonds and Dried Figs; NY Strip Steak with Salsa Verde; Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce and Finished with Basil Oil and Parmesano Reggiano; Sweet Potato, Roasted Red Peppers, Asparagus and Spinach in a Pesto Vinaigrette; and for dessert, Florentine Cookie Dipped in Chocolate and served with Gelato. This menu will be paired with wine.

Mary CooneySunday, March 1 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $135.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Julia Hoy

Keep Calm and Taco On 

Americans have done more to elevate the lowly taco from its traditional Mexican roots as folded finger food to trendy fashionable food. From restaurants to food trucks - Americans love tacos. Join Julia for this out of the box taco class. Smoky Yukon Potato Hash with Chili Rajas and Bacon (breakfast taco); Korean Bulgogi with Quick Kimchi Taco; Portabello Mushroom and Chipotle Taco; Maui Style Grilled Fish Taco and, of course, a Dessert Taco. This menu will be paired with beer.

Julia HoyTuesday, March 3 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Chef Jenn DiSanto
George Punter

Raising the Bar 

You know Jenn DiSanto can cook but did you know she makes a fabulous cocktail as well? Join Jenn and George as they pair up for a couple of happy hours of tasty bar bites and cocktails. She will show you how to kick up your cocktails with an Herb infused simple syrup; and show you how to make these fun bar bites: Herb and Kaffir Lime Leaf Cashews; Housemade Potato Chips with Maytag Blue Cheese Sauce and Caramelized Onions; Popcorn Trio: Truffle and Porcini; Sriracha Kettlecorn; and Rosemary Romano; Catalan Meatballs with Ground Lamb and Beef; Thai Chicken Sliders; Queso Fundido with Chorizo; and Funnel Fries Dusted with Powdered Sugar;

Chef Jenn DiSanto and George PunterThursday, March 5 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

DLM Culinary Center Staff

Sushi Maru 

Join us for an evening of sushi artistry and sake. DLM's own Sushi Maru will create their beautiful sushi, sashimi, and rolls while we pair these series of small plates with sake and beer. Come join us for a wonderful sushi dinner party and get to know who and how we make our delicious sushi.

DLM Culinary Center Staff Friday, March 6 • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Sherry Monaghan

Family Night - 70's Retro 

Family Night Hands-On Class
Ah... the good old days. Bring a family member or a friend and go back in time to comfort food favorites that many of us remember with fond memories. Sherry will walk you down memory lane with these tasty dishes: Quiche Lorraine; Baby Lettuce Salad with Green Goddess Dressing; Pineapple Chicken; Kicked Up "Hamburger Helper"; and Carrot Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting. $75.00 for 2 people.

Sherry MonaghanSunday, March 8 • 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Dawn Somerlot Vaflor

European Pastries 

Hands-On Class
Dawn Somerlot Vaflor, owner and operator of Purely Sweet Bakery is back to teach us how to make three delectable pastries. Come and learn the step-by-step process of creating beautiful European pastries at home. Turkish Baklava; Italian Biscotti Toscani; and Scottish White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Scones. Light snacks will be served.

Dawn Somerlot VaflorWednesday, March 11 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Chef Carrie Walters

Modern Steakhouse 

Chef Carrie pushes the boundaries of traditional steakhouse cuisine in this modern steakhouse class. Come and enjoy this updated well-balanced, flavorful menu! Shucked Oysters with Yuzu Mignette; Kale Caesar; Pan Roasted NY Strip; Truffle Mashed Potatoes; Brussels Sprouts with Chorizo and Vanilla Bean Tartufo with Chocolate and Raspeberries. This menu will be paired with wine.

Chef Carrie WaltersThursday, March 12 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Kelly Kresge

Cooking with Beer 

Couples Hands-On Class
Kelly, our resident beer aficionado is back with more (much requested) beer infused recipes. Beer brings great things to food; the hops add bitterness, which is offset with the sweetness of the malted grain and complemented by the flavor of the yeast. Grab a partner or friend and learn to make these delicious and interesting recipes. Beer Steamed Mussels with Oranges and Fennel; Mixed Green Salad with Fruit Ale Dressing; Pan Seared Steak with Porter Pan Sauce and Onion Straw; Pale Ale Scalloped Potatoes;and Raspberry Lambic Tiramisu.

Kelly KresgeSunday, March 15 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00 per couple   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Jacqui Kung

Thai Cuisine 

Hands-On Class
Thai food has everything a foodie could ask for. The strong aromatic components of the dishes are complex yet simple and satisfy all of our senses. The sour, sweet, salty, bitter, and spicy flavors combined with the textures and colors of the food create beautiful dishes. Join Jacqui Kung for this hands-on class. Thai Shrimp Coconut Soup; Asian Chicken Salad; Asian Basil Fried Rice; and Thai Bananas Roti. This menu will be paired with wine.

Jacqui KungWednesday, March 18 • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Chef Carrie Walters

10 More Fundamental Cooking Skills  

Now that you're a little more confident in the kitchen, it's time to add 10 more skills! Join Chef Carrie for this class and learn how rewarding cooking can be when equipped with the correct techniques and skills. You will learn how to: deep fry; make an omlette; make a stock; cook a steak; segment citrus fruit; braise a pot roast; make mayonnaise; how to temper; season with herbs and spices; and blanch vegetables. There's always more to learn!

Chef Carrie WaltersThursday, March 19 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Chef Carrie Walters
George Punter

Eat and Drink Like a Sicilian 

Join Chef Carrie and wine educator George Punter for a food and wine class that is all about Sicily! Chef Carrie will highlight some of the best Sicilian dishes that we experienced on our DLM Food Lovers' Trip while George delves into the specific wine varietals that are unique to this ancient wine growing region. Arancini; Caponata; Pasta alla Norma; Swordfish with Olives; and a unique Ricotta dessert with Nuts, Fresh Fruit, and Honey.

Chef Carrie Walters and George PunterWednesday, March 25 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Mary Cooney

Homemade Gnocchi 

Hands-On Class
These little potato dumplings pack a big flavor and are a nice alternative to pasta. In this class Mary will teach you how to make a soft dough made of potatoes to create a light, fluffy dumpling, perfect for topping with flavorful sauces. Gnocchi with Wild Mushroom Ragu; Gnocchi with Pancetta, Shallots, Prosciutto and Peas in a Basil Cream Sauce; Italian Salad; and a sweet treat from our DLM Bakery. This menu will be paired with wine.

Mary CooneyThursday, March 26 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

Mary Cooney

Family Night - That's Italian! 

Hands-On Class
Join Mary for this class and learn how to make these favorite Italian dishes that are sure to become family go-to recipes. Italian Wedding Soup; Calzones with the Works; Baby Greens Salad with Apples, Cucumbers and Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinaigrette; and Razzleberry Pie! $75.00 for 2 people.

Mary CooneySunday, March 29 • 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM • $75.00   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone