Class Schedule: Wine, Beer, & Food Classes
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 Rhone 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.
Craft Beer & Artisan Cheese Night
Join the DLM experts while we explore the fast growing world of craft beer and artisan cheese. Tonight's event isn't a class, it's more of a tasting where you'll go at your own pace exploring 8 pairings picked by our very own Cheesemonger Maritza Cuellar. This will be a fun night for beer fans who want to learn more about cheese or cheese lovers who want to explore the world of craft beer!
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!
Pinot Wine Camp
Join George Punter and Chef Carrie in the DLM Culinary Center's Wine Day Camp- just for adults! This Sunday it's all about pinot gris, pinot blanc, and pinot noir. During the first half of this day camp we'll focus on leaning all about the pinot varietals of Oregon. The second half we will pair a delicious menu highlighting the best that the Pacific Northwest has to offer that is perfect with pinot! Cheese and Charcuterie Plate; Quinoa Salad with Hazelnuts and Apples; Linguine with Lemon and Thyme Mushrooms; Sesame Encrusted Salmon with Pinot Sauce; and Mocha Chocolate Chip Ice Box Cake.
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.
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.
Best of DLM's Food and Wine Show
Looking for an appetizer this Holiday season? This is the class for you! Chef Carrie is taking some of her favorite appetizers and hors d'oeuvres from the last 10 years of DLM's Food and Wine Show and sharing them with us. Of course, we can't talk about the Food and Wine Show without the WINE, so Teresa, DLM's own certified Wine Educator, will pair some of her favorite wines we've featured and will pair them with all of those yummy appetizers!
Girls' Night Out; Home for the Holidays
Hosting a houseful this holiday? This Girls' Night Out class menu will focus on some family pleasing holiday "fancy" meal solutions that will keep you sane and your in-laws, relatives, neighbors and everyone else that just "drops by" happy and well fed! Wine Educator extraordinaire, Teresa will pair up some special wines and champagne that will delight you palate but not break the bank! Baked Penne with Tomato and 5 Cheeses; Garlic Rubbed Roast Beef with Mushroom Sauce; Domino Potatoes; Kale Gratin; Carrie's favorite cake "hack" Banana with Caramel Frosting and Pecans; and for the early risers; Olive Oil and Maple Granola.