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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 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

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

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

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

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   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

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. 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   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone

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; Roques 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   Registration begins January 14 at 10:00 a.m. in person and via internet & phone