Class Schedule: Pairings Classes

These classes feature both cooking and wine/beer education. It is really the best of both worlds! You'll get a beautiful tasting menu and good pours that are paired with each course. Even better, you'll get the knowledge from our experts on how to recreate it at home!

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 Kettle Corn; 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  

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-producing 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  

Jiffie Hart

Passport to France 

Join Jiffie Hart and our Culinary Center team for a "tour" of France. You'll taste and learn about the wines of the Loire, Burgundy, Provence, and Languedoc-Roussillon. Each wine will be paired with a traditional dish from that region. You're guaranteed to go home with some great "stamps" in your wine knowledge passport, and some fun new recipes to try at home.

Jiffie HartFriday, April 17 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

DLM Culinary Center Staff

Movie Night + Award Winning California Wines 

This is an event you won't want to miss! Join us for an evening filled with tastings of award-winning California wines, excellent nibbles, and the movie, Bottle Shock, the story of the early days of California wine making featuring the now infamous blind Paris wine tasting of 1976 that has come to be known as "Judgment of Paris." Four wines will be served with two perfectly paired plates.

DLM Culinary Center Staff Friday, May 1 • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM • $40.00  

Chef Carrie Walters
George Punter

Days of Wine and Rosés 

Join wine educator George Punter and Chef Carrie for a Rosé-lovers class! Rosé is affordable, food friendly, and downright delicious, and just happens to be one of George's favorite varietals. Chef Carrie's rustic menu will include: Provençal Cheese and Artisan Salami; Ratatouille Baked Fish; Saffron Couscous; Roque's Beef Carnitas with Charred Poblanos; and Thai Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups - a great combination of spicy and sweet!

Chef Carrie Walters and George PunterWednesday, May 6 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00