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DLM Culinary Center

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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.

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The perfect gift for the food lover in your life, our DLM Gift Cards not only unlock a plethora of gourmet foods and scrumptious sweets to explore, but they also offer an opportunity to embark on a culinary adventure at our DLM Culinary Center! From hands-on classes and kids’ camps to multi-course meals and more, our wide array of Culinary Center classes are gifts that are sure to be cherished.

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Upcoming Classes

Super Sunday Tailgate

February 05, 2023
Sunday, February 05th 1:00PM - 3:00PM | $90

John Chico will show you how to score big with your family and friends with these great party food ideas. If you can’t be at the game, the next best thing is to have a home tailgate party. The laid-back, casual atmosphere is perfect for this menu with yummy food to keep everyone full, easy to grab snacks, and of course, beer and wine. John will show you how to make Homemade Soft Pretzels and we'll serve them with DLM Beer Cheese. He'll grill Chicken Wings for extra flavor before saucing and share his recipe for his neighborhood's favorite Beef and Pork Chili.  

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Galentine's Day Celebration

February 09, 2023
Thursday, February 09th 6:00PM - 8:00PM | $120

It’s time for our annual celebration of good friends, great food, and delicious wine. Chef Carrie and Certified Wine Specialist Teresa Kearney are looking forward to sharing a fun evening with another incredible menu chosen especially for our friends. You’ll enjoy this classic steakhouse menu perfect for this special occasion. French Onion Soup, Winter Roquefort Salad, Red Wine-Braised Tuscan Beef, and every girl’s favorite, Bittersweet Chocolate Pudding. 

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Let's Do Lunch! Valentine's Day Celebration

February 10, 2023
Friday, February 10th 12:00PM - 1:00PM | $45

Join the fun with Chef Carrie and Peggy for this Valentine's inspired lunch menu! We’ll start off with a composed salad of Gorgonzola Crème, Warm Red Wine Dressing, and Local Greens Salad. The main course will be a “pretty in pink” Sirloin Steak With Pink Peppercorns and Pomegranate Glaze. For dessert, a decadent Ice Cream Sundae Enrobed in Dark Chocolate and Toasted Pecans. We'll have wine available for purchase by the glass or bottle.  

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Valentine's Day Dinner

February 11, 2023
Saturday, February 11th 6:00PM - 8:00PM | $200 / 2 seats

Couples' Class

Bring your Valentine to the Culinary Center tonight and celebrate the joy of this special day as Mary Cooney prepares an exquisite dinner. Valentine's Day is the all about celebrating love, friendship, and admiration. You'll enjoy sharing this elegant meal with that special person you love and admire. Garlic Shrimp With Lemon Parsley Pesto, Bucatini in Lamb Ragù, Beef Tenderloin With Brandy Cream Sauce, Roasted Asparagus, and Chocolate Ricotta Cake With Bittersweet Ganache, Raspberry Coulis, and Crème Fraîche Whipped Cream. 

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A Greek Celebration

February 15, 2023
Wednesday, February 15th 6:00PM - 8:00PM | $90

Join Harriet Argue for an enjoyable evening with a fabulous meal steeped in Greek tradition. We’ll start off with delicious Saganaki —fried cheese (crunchy on the outside and melty on the inside) flambéed with brandy for an exciting finish. Opa! It is served with warm Pita Bread and followed with a fresh Greek Peasant Salad. The star of the plate will be tender, juicy Tri-Tip Roast (Kapama), rich with the aromas of Greek spices and tomatoes, served over Bucatini Pasta with a side of Greek Green Beans. And for the perfect ending, a light and citrusy Lemon Yogurt Cake. This menu will be paired with wine.

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Popular West African Rice Dishes

February 20, 2023
Monday, February 20th 6:00PM - 8:00PM | $90

We're looking forward to this class with Chef Gabi Odebode to learn about wonderful West African foods. Chef Gabi is a recipe developer and cooking school teacher in the Cincinnati-Dayton area. She'll introduce us to two of the most popular rice dishes in West Africa, Jollof Rice (Jasmine rice with fragrant spices, onion, chilies, and black pepper) and Fried Rice. The meal will start with a delicious salad, and the rice dishes will be served with Sweet Ripe Plantains and a side of Baked Chicken Thighs seasoned with West African Spices. You won't want to miss this one! This menu will be served with wine.

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Mardi Gras Celebration

February 21, 2023
Tuesday, February 21st 6:00PM - 8:00PM | $90

Come celebrate Fat Tuesday with Susie and Iván Núñez. The Núñezes always bring a festive mood to the Culinary Center, and tonight is no exception! Join us for a Cajun feast paired with wine and beer. This menu includes: Crispy Andouille Hush Puppies, Mini Muffuletta Sandwiches, Mardi Gras Slaw, Jambalaya, and Creole Bread Pudding With Bourbon Sauce. 

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Homemade Potato Gnocchi With Two Sauces

February 24, 2023
Friday, February 24th 6:00PM - 8:00PM | $90

Hands-On Class

Roll up your sleeves and join us for one of our most popular classes. What's not to love about this light, little tender Italian dumpling? Mary Cooney will give you great instruction and tips for making this comforting, rustic dish. We'll make a delicious creamy Tuscan Sauce With Sausage, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Spinach and Mary's Special Tomato Sauce. This menu will be complete with an Italian Salad and DLM Gelato. This menu will be paired with wine.                                                                                

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Family Night: Pizza! Pizza!

February 26, 2023
Sunday, February 26th 5:00PM - 7:30PM | $100 / 2 seats

Family Night Hands-On Class

One of your family’s favorite foods is soon to be kicked up a few notches. Say goodbye to delivery and frozen pizza! Mary Cooney will teach you how to make Pizza Dough and Homemade Pizza Sauce for a scrumptious base to your pizza night! You’ll top it with freshly grated cheeses and your choice of toppings for a fun family activity that is as much fun to make as it is delicious to eat. We'll snack on an Antipasto, and for a sweet ending, we'll create a Dessert Pizza!

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Petite Chefs' Comfort Food

February 27, 2023
Rescheduled to Monday, February 27th 4:30PM - 6:00PM | $45
(Previously: Tuesday, February 7th 2023 4:30PM - 6:00PM)

Petite Chefs' Hands-On Class (grades 1-3)

Join this class and learn to make soft and delicious Homemade Yeast Bread in the shape of the cutest teddy bear you've ever seen. Complete with raisin buttons and eyes this bread, may be too cute to eat. Zebbie Borland will also teach students how to make yummy Loaded Baked Potato Soup, perfect for warming up on a chilly day. Young chefs will take home their individual teddy bear breads!

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