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Class Schedule: Wine, Beer, & Food Classes

Chef Jenn DiSanto

 Mediterranean Dinner Cruise with Chef Jenn DiSanto

All aboard for a fantastic night filled with all of Fresco's Chef/Owner Jenn DiSanto's signature Mediterranean small plates wand delicious wines! Chef Jenn will highlight different sun soaked cuisines and we'll pair them with wine for the same countries. Don't miss this one!
Chef Jenn DiSantoThursday, February 25 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

 

 Small Plates & Shareables

Chef Maria Walusis from Nibbles Restaurant in Miamisburg will be preparing several of the delicious and creative small plates and shareable dishes from the ever-changing restaurant menu. From her Hungarian family roots, to her successful catering business, and now her first restaurant, Chef Maria has been exploring cooking and food cultures for over thirty years. You will taste unique combinations and flavors as well as experience a bit of the playful spirit that influences the menu at Nibbles.
Chef Maria WalusisTuesday, March 1 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Chef Carrie Walters
 George Punter

 Beyond the Usual Suspects; Unique Red Wine Varietals

Join Wine Educator George Punter and Chef Carrie as they show you that there is so much more than the common wine varietals like Cabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Sauvingon Blanc. Be adventurous and explore the worlds of wine with varietals you many not be familiar with but will soon become some of your new favorites. In these two classes you will broaden your range and palate with new choices for wine. The Mediterranean is the greatest source of new grape varietals that make delicious wine with soft tannins and rich fruit. Naturally Chef Carrie will pair the wine tastings with a progressive 5 course menu. Red wine Varietals.
Chef Carrie Walters and George PunterWednesday, March 2 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Chef  Dave Rawson

 Drams and Dinner; Pairing Food with Scotch and Whiskey

Meadowlark's Chef Dave Rawson and Mixologist Extraordinaire Dustin Wade are back with a unique pairing class. From Bourbon and Rye to Scotch and Whiskey, we will learn how their subtle flavors like smoke, vanilla, oak and spice can be a welcome addition to the dinner table. Dustin has selected the flights and will teach us about the world of whiskey. Chef Dave will show us how to whip up some of his delicious dishes that pair beautifully with each sip.
Chef Dave Rawson and Dustin WadeWednesday, March 16 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

 

 Champagne & Food Pairing with Veuve Clicquot

Join us at the Culinary Center for an extraordinary evening with Pierre Casaneve. Pierre joined Champagne Veuve Clicquot in 2008 as a winemaker in the wine communication team leaded by Cyril Brun. He is proud to belong to the tasting panel led by chef de caves Dominique Demarville, taking an active part in the creation of the finest quality blends for all of the House's wines. He is also involved in the harvest and especially in the Chardonnay winemaking in Vertus. Casaneve now plays a significant role in the communication efforts of Veuve Clicquot - tasting, promoting and training all over the world in French, English and Spanish.
Pierre Casaneve and Chef Carrie WaltersFriday, April 1 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $100.00  

Chef Carrie Walters

 Three Amigos

Join Chefs Wiley, Liz and Carrie as they host a delicious evening bursting with Spring's earliest flavors, back of the house shenanigans and recipes! They will also pair their dishes with personal wine and beer favorites.
Chef Carrie Walters and Chefs Elizabeth Wiley & Liz Valenti Thursday, April 7 • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM • $95.00  

Chef Carrie Walters
 George Punter

 Beyond the Usual Suspects; Unique White Wine Varietals

Join Wine Educator George Punter and Chef Carrie as they show you that there is so much more than the common wine varietals like Cabernet, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Sauvingon Blanc. Be adventurous and explore the worlds of wine with varietals you many not be familiar with but will soon become some of your new favorites. In these two classes you will broaden your range and palate with new choices for wine. The Mediterranean is the greatest source of new grape varietals that make delicious wine with soft tannins and rich fruit. Naturally Chef Carrie will pair the wine tastings with a progressive 5 course menu. White Wine Varietals
Chef Carrie Walters and George PunterWednesday, April 13 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Jiffie Hart

 Traveling the Ancient Camino de Santiago with Food & Wine

Join Jiffie Hart for this class as we travel the Camino de Santiago, also known as the Way of St. James, from the comfort of our Culinary Center. This ancient pilgrimage has been traveled since the 10th Century and in recent years has had a huge resurgence in popularity. Last fall Jiffie walked the most popular route to Santiago, the Camino Frances. On her 500 mile journey from St. Jean Pied de Port, France, to Santiago de Compostela, she passed through 9 of Spain's province, each with unique cuisines, and 6 major wine regions. Come journey the Camino with great food and wine and no blisters!
Jiffie HartFriday, April 15 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

Chef Jenn DiSanto

 The Ultimate Food & Wine Party - South Beach Style

Grab your best girlfriend and get ready to indulge your taste buds in an over-the-top party South Beach style! Chef Jenn DiSanto will show us South American inspired dishes which will be paired with beer and wine. Come along with us for this spectacular party food.
Chef Jenn DiSantoThursday, April 21 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

 

 Dinner in Four Courses

Chef Maria Walusis from Nibbles Restaurant in Miamisburg showcases a multi-course feast with special selections from the rotating restaurant menu. Chef Maria is one of the Dayton area's newest restauranteurs, and her flagship venue has been getting rave reviews. Nibbles regularly hosts special events with multiple courses and drink pairings, and this class will provide a behind-the-scenes perspective on how it's done.
Chef Maria WalusisTuesday, May 3 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00  

 

 An Evening with The Golden Lamb

Executive Chef Josh House joins us for an evening highlighting the menu of the Golden Lamb Restaurant The Golden Lamb, is a restaurant that is steeped in tradition, history and hospitality. Get to know Chef Josh House as he carries on the tradition adding a local, fresh and modern flair for this iconic restaurant. His 5 course menu will be paired with wine.
Chef Joshua HouseWednesday, May 11 • 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM • $75.00