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Class Schedule: Regional/Ethnic Classes

So many different flavors and varieties it's hard to pick! These classes highlight a specific cuisine, region or sytle.
Chef Carrie Walters
George Punter
French White Wine Regions & Cuisines 
Join Wine Educator George Punter and Chef Carrie as they "tour" the country of France by regions famous for white wine varietals. In this class we'll learn and taste our way through Alsace, Champagne, the Loire Valley, Burgundy and the Rhône Valley. George will share his favorite examples per region and Chef Carrie will highlight delicious specialties from those specific areas. Menu includes: Shrimp Provencal; Croque Monsieur; Chicken Dijonnaise; Cheese & Salad Plate; and Apple Tart.
Chef Carrie Walters and George PunterThursday, September 29 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $90.00
Mary Cooney
All New From Mary's Kitchen 
There's something very special about Mary Cooney's style of cooking. Her Italian upbringing and years of perfecting recipes has resulted in her popular cookbook, Mary's Kitchen. Join this class for an Italian food and wine feast! Prosciutto-Wrapped Rosemary Cheese Straws; Spinach Salad with Citrus Dressing; Chicken Marsala with Mushrooms; Lasagna Bolognese with Homemade Spinach Pasta; Broccolini; Cheesy Garlic Bread; and Chocolate Cream Puffs. This menu will be paired with wine.
Mary CooneyWednesday, October 5 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Chef Gerrie Bielefeld
Fabulous French Cuisine 
Hands-On Couples' Class
Chef Gerrie's passion and enthusiasm for all things epicurian is contagious! Experience the world of French cuisine while cooking along with Chef Gerrie. After working in the kitchen, you'll sit back and enjoy the delightful French meal that you had a hand in creating. Farcis de Blettes (Stuffed Swiss Chard with Lemon Buerre Blanc; Salad Bigouden (Butter Lettuce Salad; Poulet Saute Marengo (Chicken Sauté Marengo) and Pannequets au Citron (Creapes Stuffed with Lemon Souffle). This menu will be enhanced with wine!
Chef Gerrie BielefeldSunday, October 16 • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM • $135.00 per couple
Zebbie Borland
Junior Chefs'; A Culinary Trip to Germany 
Hands-On Class
It's fun and educational to explore cuisines of other countries and this class is all about the rich, hearty and delicious foods of Germany. Zebbie will teach you step-by-step how to make these recipes that you will want to recreate at home. Pork Chops with Apples and Herbs; German Potato Salad and Black Forest Cake
Zebbie BorlandWednesday, October 19 • 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM • $45.00
Chef Jenn DiSanto
Teresa Kearney
Food and Wine Tour of Spain 
Join Chef Jenn DiSanto of Fresco Catering and Events and DLM wine guru Teresa as they take you to one of Jenn's favorite countries to visit and enjoy all the amazing wine and food Spain has to offer. In addition to the amazing dishes Jenn will be preparing, and Teresa's expert wine education, we'll welcome special guests, Dr. Juan and Nola Palomar, owners of Spanish Wine House Veleta Wines who will share a little inside scoop about Spanish viniculture. Menu includes: Citrus Marinated Olives; Garlicky Mushrooms and Toasta de Tomate y Jamon (crispy toasted bread rubbed with garlic, tomatoes and topped with one of the amazing Spanish hams DLM has to offer); Braised Octopus and Clams with Chorizo (an amazing dish of super tender octopus and clams in a flavorful broth); Shaved Fennel, Apple, Endive, Arugula and Cabrelas Cheese; Arroz con Pollo (the ulitimate Spanish comfort dish); and for dessert Crema Catalana (a creamy custard dish with a crispy torched top layer). Don't miss this one!
Chef Jenn DiSanto and Teresa KearneyThursday, October 20 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $90.00
Julia Hoy
Jiffie Hart
German Food & Wine 
Join us for a wine and food tour through Germany without leaving Dayton! We'll learn about the specific areas of Germany through its specific cuisine and viticulture. Julia Hoy, whose German lineage and knowledge of German cuisine and Jiffie Hart's expert regional wine knowledge will make this an extraordinary evening of authentic German dishes paired with German wines. Smoked Salmon Mousse Canapé; Savory Black Forest Shortbread and Liverwurst Cornichons on Seeded Bread; Onion Cake with Smoked Trout Salad; Sauerbraten with Potato Dumplings; Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts; Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage; and Wine Poached Pears with Lemon Mousse, Raspberry Sauce and Asbach (German Brandy) Chocolate Truffles.
Julia Hoy and Jiffie HartThursday, October 27 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00
Zebbie Borland
Junior Chefs Spanish Cuisine 
Hands-On Class
Join Zebbie for this class and explore the fresh flavors of Mediterranean diet rich in fruits and vegetables. Junior Chefs' will learn cooking techniques using the freshest ingredients and flavorful seasonings to create dishes that are common in Spanish kitchens. Roasted Garlic Chicken; Mediterranean Potato Salad; and Flan.
Zebbie BorlandMonday, November 14 • 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM • $45.00
Chef Carrie Walters
George Punter
French Red Wine Regions & Their Cuisines 
Join Wine Educator George Punter and Chef Carrie as they "tour" the country of France by regions famous for red wine varietals. In this class we'll learn and taste our way through Bordeaux, Burgundy, the Rhone Valley, Languedoc and Alsace. George will share his favorite examples per region and Chef Carrie will highlight delicious specialties from those specific areas. Tasting menu includes: Chicken Liver Mousse Pâté; French Onion Soup; Pan Bagat; Beef Bourguignon; and Chocolate Mousse.
Chef Carrie Walters and George PunterThursday, December 1 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $90.00