Thursday, September 30, 2010

October & November DATE NIGHT classes now available

Treat your date to a fantastic evening of cooking, food, and wine!

In our popular DATE NIGHT cooking classes you and your sweetie will work with our pro chef to create a delicious 3-course meal, then enjoy your creations in our dining room with a glass of paired wine. A unique and engaging night out!

Our Date Nights sell out quickly, so be sure to reserve your seats in advance.


Fall French Dinner
Friday 10/1, 7-9pm; $59

Belgian Bistro Dining
Saturday 10/2, 7-9pm; $65

Oktoberfest Dinner
Friday 10/15, 7-9pm; $59

Asian American Fusion
Friday 10/22, 7-9pm; $59


Fall Harvest Dinner
Friday 11/5, 7-9pm; $65

Friday 11/12, 7-9pm; $59

Friday 11/19, 7-9pm; $59

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Upcoming SERIES cooking classes!

Looking for a complete cooking course?
Our series cooking classes provide the perfect opportunity to learn precise culinary skills in a variety of disciplines. You'll log hours of practice with a pro chef practicing your skills and creating delicious dishes from scratch!

Mastering Italian Cuisine
5-class series begins Sept. 21, $325

In this 5-class series professional chef Brad Spates will teach you the ins and outs of Italian cooking including handmade pastas, sauces from scratch,perfectly meats and seafoods, and sinfully sweet desserts.

French Cooking Workshop
6-class series begins Oct. 4, $365

Explore the world of French cuisine inspired by recipes from Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child. You'll get hours of practice in basics like knife skills, classic cooking methods, product identification, seasoning, proper use of herbs, and of course - extensive practice of traditional French techniques and plating principles!

Complete Thanksgiving Meal Workshop
3-class series begins Oct. 10, $195

In a Thanksgiving rut? Having the BIG MEAL at your home for the first time? Take the stress out of the holidays with our complete course in all things Thanksgiving. You'll learn to
create dishes that will dazzle your guests, plus tips on make ahead dishes, timing your meal, affordable wine pairings, and more.

Baking Boot Camp
4-class series begins Oct. 17, $225

Get schooled in baking basics with award-winning professional pastry chef Brad Spates in this
hands-on, intensive, 4-session series! By the end of the series you'll be equipped with the knowledge and confidence to tackle just about any recipe - from a simple, rustic homemade bread to a rich, sophisticated French pastry!

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Hurricane ruin your weekend plans? Try a SWEET escape!

Can't get out of town for the long weekend? You can still enjoy a night of friends, food, wine and fun at our BFF Night - SWEET ESCAPE on Saturday night!

During the class you and your friends will nosh on delicious, decadent dessert dishes paired with a tasting flight of wines. You can sit back, relax, and enjoy as Brad demonstrates each dessert, explains how he made each dish, ways you can recreate a version of it at home - plus he'll answer your questions about cooking, food, wine, and more.

A fun night out for friends who love food, with a fantastic menu featuring Chef Brad's signature Molleux au Chocolat (read: MOLTEN CHOCOLATE CAKE!).

7-9pm; $39 per person includes demo, desserts, and wine tasting flight.


Red Wine and Port Poached Pears with Triple Spice and Vanilla Bean Caramel

Molleux Au Chocolat with Double Whipped Creme Anglaise and Sparkling Raspberries

Brie and Bleu Cheese Sweet Mousse with Sweet Braised Cherries

Can't make it Saturday? We've got two hands-on cooking sessions this Labor Day!

A Day at the Beach - beach inspired eats for families

Tailgating with a Twist - adult grilling class; you'll learn how to make gourmet versions of your football party faves

More food and fun for friends next weekend in our BURGERS & BEERS class with Chef Spates:

In this session our pro chef will create three gourmet, handmade burgers, then serve them with his favorite paired brews. He'll also discuss how to make fantastic and flavorful burgers at home: tricks of the trade, tips for buying the best ingredients, and more.

Saturday, Sept. 11 from 7-9pm; $49 per person includes demo, 3 gourmet courses, and beer pairings.


Herbed Burgers with Arugula and Olive Tapenade

Chili Lamb Burgers with Apple Slaw

Turkey Burgers with Fried Onions and Chipotle Ketchup