Culinary Center Classes

Come cook with us!

The DLM Culinary Center offers a wide range of cooking classes for every level of expertise and tasting palate! Whether you’re looking to learn some kitchen basics, hone your cooking skills, or broaden your culinary horizon, our skilled staff and guest instructors bring experience and excitement to the table every time.


Upcoming Classes

Cookie Workshop

October 16, 2021

Mary Cooney Saturday, October 16th 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | $75.00

Expand your cookie collection in time for the holidays with these crowd-pleasing recipes. We'll break into groups and get busy making four different varieties. Mary will explain why correct measurement of ingredients, as well as mixing, shaping, spacing, oven temperature, and oven position, are all important factors for cookie success. You'll discover a buttery twist on a classic with Brown Butter, Chocolate Chip, and Toffee Cookies, chewy Coconut Macaroons dipped in rich dark chocolate, Fig Pinwheels rich with warm spices and orange rind (not your store-bought Fig Newton!), and citrusy Lemon Love Knots.

1 SEAT LEFT!

VIEW CLASS

My Big Fat Greek Dinner

October 17, 2021

Harriet Argue Sunday, October 17th 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM | $150.00

We're excited to welcome Harriet Argue to the Culinary Center. Harriet came from California to Dayton from a large Greek family, and has over 30 years’ experience in the Dayton restaurant business. She was the owner of Truffles Café&Catering and was involved in menu development and catering at Madison's Bistro and Mediterra Café. Join us for this class with our Greek food expert! If you loved the movie, you'll be sure to love the food!

THIS CLASS IS FULL

VIEW CLASS

Master your Knife Skills

October 19, 2021

Chef Carrie Walters Tuesday, October 19th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | $75.00

Hands-On Class

Would you like to learn how to execute various basic knife cuts and shapes, like the julienne, dice, brunoise, and others? Mastering these knife cuts can improve the quality of the food you cook. Chef Carrie will explain the importance of how consistent cutting techniques ensure your food is cooked to a uniform degree of doneness, as well as enhance visual appeal. You will also learn how to select, wield, sharpen, and store knives.

20 SEATS LEFT

VIEW CLASS

Fresh Pasta Workshop

October 20, 2021

Mary Cooney Wednesday, October 20th 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM | $75.00

Hands-On Class
Learn the skill of making fresh pasta for creating outstanding Italian dishes. The depth of flavor and delicate texture of homemade pasta elevates dishes from ordinary to gourmet. Mary will walk you through the process of making lasagna and ravioli sheets, and turn them into two deliciously impressive dishes your family and friends will love.

THIS CLASS IS FULL

VIEW CLASS

A Rustic Italian Food & Wine Dinner with Chef Liz

October 21, 2021

Chef Liz Valenti Thursday, October 21st 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM | $95.00

Join Chef Liz of Wheat Penny Oven & Bar for this Lidia Bastianich-inspired menu that reflects Liz's Italian heritage and love for cooking for and with family and friends. Many of the most classic Italian dishes are made from humble ingredients, utilizing local and seasonal products that have always been readily available. Nothing is discarded or wasted, and inventive ways were constantly developed to make use of all parts of the animal. It might be called "poor cooking", but this style of cuisine is unexpectedly rich and hearty.

THIS CLASS IS FULL

VIEW CLASS

Let's Do Lunch! Flavors of Fall

October 22, 2021

Chef Carrie Walters Friday, October 22nd 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | $35.00

Looking for a unique lunch idea? Join us for this hour-long lunch class with a delicious menu. You'll enjoy a three-course meal while we demonstrate the recipes. We'll do our best to get you out in an hour, and you'll take home the recipes! Coffee, hot tea, and water will be available. We'll have a perfectly paired wine available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Come in from the chilly air and warm yourself with our delicious lunch menu full of autumn rich flavors.

THIS CLASS IS FULL

VIEW CLASS

French Brassiere Steakhouse Food & Wine

October 27, 2021

Chef Carrie Walters Wednesday, October 27th 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM | $95.00

Join Chef Carrie and George for an evening of classic Brasserie-style French food and wine. Chef Carrie will demonstrate how this simply sophisticated, romantic, and unpretentious cuisine, paired with George's thoughtful wine choices, makes for a superb French dining experience.

7 SEATS LEFT

VIEW CLASS

Spanish Food & Wine

October 29, 2021

Chef Carrie Walters Friday, October 29th 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM | $95.00

Wine educator Teresa will share her passion for one of the leading exporters of wine, Spain, as Chef Carrie prepares a beautiful combination of Spanish-style, full-flavored specialties. Spain is known for its Mediterranean diet based on rustic simplicity, wonderful olive oil, fresh vegetables, and abundant seafood. Chef Carrie and Teresa are the perfect duo for creating this memorable dining experience.

3 SEATS LEFT!

VIEW CLASS

Cookie Workshop

October 30, 2021

Mary Cooney Saturday, October 30th 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | $75.00

Hands-On Class
Expand your cookie collection in time for the holidays with these crowd-pleasing recipes. We'll break into groups and get busy making four different varieties. Mary will explain why correct measurement of ingredients, as well as mixing, shaping, spacing, oven temperature, and oven position, are all important factors for cookie success. You'll discover a buttery twist on a classic with Brown Butter, Chocolate Chip, and Toffee Cookies, chewy Coconut Macaroons dipped in rich dark chocolate, Fig Pinwheels rich with warm spices and orange rind (not your store-bought Fig Newton!), and citrusy Lemon Love Knots.

THIS CLASS IS FULL

VIEW CLASS

Apple Pie 101

November 2, 2021

Mary Cooney Tuesday, November 2nd 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM | $75.00

Hands-On Class
With abundant variety and multiple uses in both sweet and savory dishes, apples are one of the stars of the autumn season. We couldn't let one of our seasonal favorites go by without making a traditional apple pie, and Mary's is simply the best we've ever tasted! Join us for this hands-on class where Mary will show you how to make her incredible All-Butter Crust and delicious Fresh Apple Filling. You'll learn how to choose the best combination of apples, resulting in the perfect balance of tart and sweet flavor; and why this combination results in a tender filling that holds its shape when sliced.

7 SEATS LEFT

VIEW CLASS

Host your next private event with us!

LEARN MORE

© 2021 Dorothy Lane Market | Terms and Conditions