Class Schedule: Pairings ClassesThese 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!
Italian Food and Wine
Come learn about the finer nuances of Italian food and wine pairing with us. Wine educator Teresa will guide us through Mary's courses with wines that are sure to enhance the flavor and texture of these dishes. Mary will demonstrate making her famous ravioli for all to enjoy. Antipasta Plate; Pesto Shrimp; Homemade Mushroom Ravioli with Marsala Cream Sauce; Arugula Salad in a Frico Cup; Rosemary Lamb Chops; Broccolini with Gremolata; and Chocolate Almond Biscotti with DLM Vanilla Gelato.
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 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.
Rosé All Day
Join us for this class as George explains the subtle yet distinct differences of rosé wines. Rosé is produced in many countries and George will explain why they vary in flavor and color. Chef Carrie will create and pair dishes with each wine that are sure to enhance the fruity, citrusy flavors of these most refreshing wines. Seared Duck Breast Salad with Berries & Nuts, Trio of Tartines, Roasted Fish with Figs, Olives and Almonds, Chorizo Gnocchi and a "Frenchy" Cheese Plate.