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Cooking Classes

The new Zest Cooking School is now open at 1180 Erbs Quarry Road, Lititz.

Want to learn new cooking skills to
impress your friends or throw the best
dinner party ever? Join our culinary
experts for fabulous cooking classes in
our new state-of-the-art cooking school,
just three miles from our retail store.

Our Cooking Class Schedule

Southern Italian ~ Sarebbe  I’ll mio Valentino! SOLD OUT

February 11, 2019 6:00 pm | $125. | Chef Antonino Elia & Chef Giuseppe Sciurca

Chef Giuseppe Sciurca will join our own Chef Antonino Elia for this special Southern Italian Menu. Like Chef Nino, Chef Giuseppe grew up in the town of Termini Imerese, Sicily. Chef Giuseppe graduated from culinary school in Palermo, owned Napee restaurant in Sicily and currently conducts cooking classes in Sicily. You are in for a treat when these two chefs join their talents for this outstanding menu. Each person will take home a 5 oz bottle of chocolate liquor!  A hands-on class. BYOB

  • Rotollo d’arrosto di peperoni e Tonno (Roasted Red Bell Peppers and Tuna Rolls)
  • Arancini all Ragu (Arancini with Sicilian Meat Sauce)
  • Arancini con Melenzane e Bocconcini (Arancini with Eggplant Sauce & Fresh Mozzarella)
  • Cotolette di Pollo con Insalata di Radicchio (Breaded Chicken Cutlets & Radicchio Salad)
  • Liquore all Cioccolato di Modica (Chocolate Liquor of Modica)
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Southern Italian ~ Sarebbe  I’ll mio Valentino!

February 18, 2019 6:00 pm | $125. | Chef Antonino Elia & Chef Giuseppe Sciurca

Chef Giuseppe Sciurca will join our own Chef Antonino Elia for this special Southern Italian Menu. Like Chef Nino, Chef Giuseppe grew up in the town of Termini Imerese, Sicily. Chef Giuseppe graduated from culinary school in Palermo, owned Napee restaurant in Sicily and currently conducts cooking classes in Sicily. You are in for a treat when these two chefs join their talents for this outstanding menu. Each person will take home a 5 oz bottle of chocolate liquor!  A hands-on class. BYOB

  • Rotollo d’arrosto di peperoni e Tonno (Roasted Red Bell Peppers and Tuna Rolls)
  • Arancini all Ragu (Arancini with Sicilian Meat Sauce)
  • Arancini con Melenzane e Bocconcini (Arancini with Eggplant Sauce & Fresh Mozzarella)
  • Cotolette di Pollo con Insalata di Radicchio (Breaded Chicken Cutlets & Radicchio Salad)
  • Liquore all Cioccolato di Modica (Chocolate Liquor of Modica)
REGISTER ONLINE

Sensational Scones (daytime)

February 19, 2019 10:00 am | $65. | Valerie Baer

Val Baer, author of Baking with Whole Grains, will demonstrate tips and tricks for making delightfully tender scones that melt in your mouth! Start out with a delicious meal-in-one Feta Spinach Scone to curb your appetite until the rest of the scones are baked for tasting at the end of the class. Enjoy tasting your scones with brewed coffee or tea! A Demonstration class.

  • Skillet Buttermilk Herb Scones
  • Maple Glazed Oat Scones
  • Double Chocolate Cherry Scones
  • Lemon Yogurt Scones with Lemon curd
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Southern Italian ~ Sarebbe  I’ll mio Valentino! SOLD OUT

February 20, 2019 6:00 pm | $125. | Chef Antonino Elia & Chef Giuseppe Sciurca

Chef Giuseppe Sciurca will join our own Chef Antonino Elia for this special Southern Italian Menu. Like Chef Nino, Chef Giuseppe grew up in the town of Termini Imerese, Sicily. Chef Giuseppe graduated from culinary school in Palermo, owned Napee restaurant in Sicily and currently conducts cooking classes in Sicily. You are in for a treat when these two chefs join their talents for this outstanding menu. Each person will take home a 5 oz bottle of chocolate liquor!  A hands-on class. BYOB

  • Rotollo d’arrosto di peperoni e Tonno (Roasted Red Bell Peppers and Tuna Rolls)
  • Arancini all Ragu (Arancini with Sicilian Meat Sauce)
  • Arancini con Melenzane e Bocconcini (Arancini with Eggplant Sauce & Fresh Mozzarella)
  • Cotolette di Pollo con Insalata di Radicchio (Breaded Chicken Cutlets & Radicchio Salad)
  • Liquore all Cioccolato di Modica (Chocolate Liquor of Modica)
REGISTER ONLINE

Souper Suppers (daytime) SOLD OUT

February 21, 2019 11:00 am | $65 | Tina Bare

Tina Bare will teach you how to ladle up these tasty, yet easy soups your family will love! A hands-on and gluten free class.

  • Golden Coconut Lentil Soup with Rice
  • Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup
  • Sausage Pasta Fagioli with Spinach
  • White Chicken Chili
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Cast Iron Cooking SOLD OUT

February 21, 2019 6:00 pm | $65. | Chef Paul Anater

Grow in your confidence as you cook with cast iron. Paul Anater will demonstrate and explain how to season, re-season, clean and store your cast iron. Once you have the basics down, Paul will demonstrate how versatile cast iron is during this partial hands-on class with three recipes that start on the cooktop and finish in the oven!

  • Dutch Baby Filled with Bacon, Collard Greens & Onion
  • Butternut Squash Gratin
  • Pear Tarte Tatin
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Friday Night Out! SOLD OUT

February 22, 2019 6:00 pm | $65 | Linda Leeking

This Friday night get out and not only eat well, but learn from Linda Leeking the art of how to butterfly chicken breasts, glaze pecans perfectly and turn a simple homemade dark chocolate cake into an elegant dessert! YUM! Take the recipes home and repeat for your loved ones. BYOB. A Hands-on class.

  • Pears, Blue Cheese & Glazed Pecan Salad
  • Chicken Veloute
  • Baby Red Potatoes with Parsley Butter Sauce
  • Chocolate Toffee Flan Cake
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1 Year ZEST! Anniversary Chef’s Choice! 

February 25, 2019 6:00 pm | $90. | Paul Anater, Tina Bare, Danielle DiSanto, Antonino Elia, & Linda Leeking

Zest Cooking School is celebrating their 1 year anniversary! Join 5 of our amazing Chefs as they teach you how to make their favorite dish from the past year! Sit back, relax, learn and enjoy a delicious meal! Demonstration class. BYOB.

  • Crab Tyropetes by Linda Leeking
  • Assorted Fresh Bread Sticks (Aajwain and Nigella Seed, Rosemary and Thyme & Harissa) by Chef Paul Anater
  • Oxtail in Homemade Tomato Sauce by Chef Antoninio Elia
  • Creamy Fontina Polenta with Rosemary Mushrooms by Tina Bare
  • Meyer Lemon Souffle by Chef Danielle DiSanto
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Mardi Gras ~ Classic New Orleans Cooking SOLD OUT

February 26, 2019 6:00 pm | $65. | Linda Leeking

New Orleans dishes combine ingredients and cooking techniques from several cultures that have settled in Louisiana. Linda Leeking teaches this classic New Orleans menu. A hands-on class. BYOB

  • Muffaletta Dip
  • Jambalaya
  • Creole Cornbread
  • Bananas Foster
  • Pralines
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Homestyle Favorites for a Healthy Heart SOLD OUT

February 27, 2019 6:00 pm | $65. |

Don’t forget about your favorite homestyle foods this February, just make them in a healthier way! Join Giant Food Store’s Nutritionist, Kilene Knitter, RD, LDN, for a fun and interactive culinary nutrition experience. Gain confidence in the kitchen as you learn tips and tricks for shopping, selecting, and creating nutritious and delicious foods. Bring your appetite as we prepare, cook, and taste seasonal recipes featuring foods that support a healthy lifestyle!

  • Not-Your-Grandma’s Meatloaf
  • Roasted Root Veggie Medley
  • Dijon Roasted Brussels Sprouts
  • Mini Honey and Apple Tartlets
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Mardi Gras ~ Classic New Orleans Cooking (daytime) SOLD OUT

February 28, 2019 10:00 am | $65. | Linda Leeking

New Orleans dishes combine ingredients and cooking techniques from several cultures that have settled in Louisiana. Linda Leeking teaches this classic New Orleans menu. A hands-on class. BYOB

  • Muffaletta Dip
  • Jambalaya
  • Creole Cornbread
  • Bananas Foster
  • Pralines
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Date Night with Nino & Giuseppe! SOLD OUT

March 1, 2019 6:00 pm | $90. | Chef Antonino Elia & Chef Giuseppe Sciurca

Chef Giuseppe Sciurca will join our own Chef Antonino Elia for this special Date Night! Like Chef Nino, Chef Giuseppe grew up in the town of Termini Imerese, Sicily. Chef Giuseppe graduated from the culinary school in Palermo, owned Napee restaurant and currently conducts cooking classes in Sicily. You are in for a treat when these two chefs join their talents. They will shop the day of class to obtain the freshest in season ingredients, and then guide you in preparing a spectacular Date Night menu! You won’t want to miss this Culinary Adventure! BYOB. Hands-on class.

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Kids Cooking – March Madness SOLD OUT

March 2, 2019 10:00 am | $60. | Gwen Eberly

Kids, ages 8-12, join Gwen Eberly as she makes learning in the kitchen fun! A hand-on class, limited to 12 students.

  • Orzo and Spinach Soup with Turkey-Parmesan Meatballs
  • Homemade French Bread
  • Pear and Caramelized Pecan Salad with Orange Dressing
  • Lemon Sandwich Cookies
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Indian Cuisine for the Everyday Cook

March 4, 2019 6:00 pm | $65. | Tina Bare

Do you love the flavors of Indian cuisine, but get overwhelmed by the many different ingredients and spices? Tina Bare will show you how easy it is to make tasty Indian dishes using ingredients you probably have on hand. BYOB. A Gluten Free Class. Hands-on class.

  • Chicken Tikki Masala
  • Cucumber Raita Salad
  • Saffron Basmati Rice
  • Everyday Yellow Dal
  • Onion Bhajis
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Fantastic Fasnachts: It’s Doughnut Day!

March 5, 2019 10:00 am | $65. | Valerie Baer

Learn the basics of making delicious melt-in your-mouth donuts from start to finish! Valerie Baer, author of Baking with Whole Grains, will demonstrate how to prepare the dough. You will roll, cut, fry, bake, glaze, fill and sugar a variety of donuts. Devour warm donuts at the end of class! Hands-on class.

  • Basic Donut Yeast Dough
  • Glazed Donuts
  • Cream Filled Donuts
  • Jelly Filled Donuts
  • Baked Donuts
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Greek Delights (evening)

March 5, 2019 6:00 pm | $65 | Linda Leeking

Linda Leeking will help you capture the essence of Greek cooking by pairing fresh produce with signature Greek ingredients in this classic Greek menu. BYOB. Hands-on class.

  • Avgolemeno Soup
  • Pasticcio
  • Authentic Greek Salad
  • Honey Cake
  • Kourabiedes
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La Petite Patisserie: Creative Cake Decorating SOLD OUT

March 6, 2019 6:00 pm | $70. | Chef Donna Lussier and Amanda Pagan

Donna Lussier and Amanda Pagan, Pastry Chefs from La Petite Patisserie will demonstrate how to make and decorate a layer cake using different buttercream frostings. Each person will receive a vanilla 5 inch layer cake that they will torte, fill, crumb coat and decorate. You will learn how to pipe roses, mums & ribbon roses! When registering for the class, please note if you want funfetti cake with vanilla buttercream filling OR lemon cake with seedless raspberry preserves filling. Both will have vanilla buttercream on the final layer for decorating! Hands-on class. Make & Take.

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Fabulous French Macarons SOLD OUT

March 7, 2019 6:00 pm | $70. | Chef Danielle DiSanto

Ever wonder how these delicate French cookies are made? Learn the secrets to making these petite sandwich cookies with Pastry Chef Danielle DiSanto. Then try out your new found knowledge and taste your creations. Hands-on class.

  • Bailey’s Macarons
  • Chocolate Mint Macarons
  • Coffee Macarons
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Kids Cooking – March Madness

March 8, 2019 6:00 pm | $60. | Gwen Eberly

Kids, ages 8-12, join Gwen Eberly as she makes learning in the kitchen fun! A hand-on class, limited to 12 students.

  • Orzo and Spinach Soup with Turkey-Parmesan Meatballs
  • Homemade French Bread
  • Pear and Caramelized Pecan Salad with Orange Dressing
  • Lemon Sandwich Cookies
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Taste of Italy ~ Quick, Easy & Delicious! (daytime)

March 11, 2019 11:00 am | $65. | Chef Maria Quaranta

After a long day at work, here is an easy meal the whole family can help prepare. Join Chef Maria Quaranta, Sicilian native and owner of Pepe’s Pizza in Ephrata, for this authentic Italian class. She loves to share her love of Italian cuisine! BYOB. Hands-on class.

  • Prosciutto, Asparagi, Pomodoro Seccho  e Romano Formaggio in Sfoglia (Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Puffs with Romano Cheese and Sun Dried Tomatoes)
  • Pasta con Aglio e Pomodoro in Brodo (Tomato and Garlic Pasta in Broth)
  • Bistecca al forno con Patate and Erbe Aromatiche (Steak with Potatoes and Herbs)
  • Torta al Limone (Fresh Lemon Bundt Cake)
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Taste of Italy ~ Quick, Easy & Delicious! (evening) SOLD OUT

March 11, 2019 6:00 pm | $65. | Chef Maria Quaranta

After a long day at work, here is an easy meal the whole family can help prepare. Join Chef Maria Quaranta, Sicilian native and owner of Pepe’s Pizza in Ephrata, for this authentic Italian class. She loves to share her love of Italian cuisine! BYOB. Hands-on class.

  • Prosciutto, Asparagi, Pomodoro Seccho  e Romano Formaggio in Sfoglia  (Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Puffs with Romano Cheese and Sun Dried Tomatoes)
  • Pasta con Aglio e Pomodoro in Brodo (Tomato and Garlic Pasta in Broth)
  • Bistecca al forno con Patate and Erbe Aromatiche (Steak with Potatoes and Herbs)
  • Torta al Limone (Fresh Lemon Bundt Cake)
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Sourdough Bread – Let’s Get Started!

March 12, 2019 6:00 pm | $65. | Chef Paul Anater

In this class, Chef Paul Anater will lead a discussion on the myths and mysteries surrounding sourdough starters and demonstrate how to make sourdough bread products. He’ll explain how to keep, feed and use a starter. You will make your own sour dough loaf to take home and bake, as well as a jar of Paul’s starter with care and feeding instructions! Enjoy warm from the oven white whole wheat sourdough bread and sourdough waffles with yummy toppings.  Partial hands-on class.

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2 Chefs from Sicily!

March 14, 2019 6:00 pm | $90. | Chef Antonino Elia & Chef Giuseppe Sciurca

Amazing things happen when 2 chefs from Sicily combine their talents to teach a one of a kind menus at Zest! Chef Giuseppe Sciurca will join our own Chef Antonino Elia. Both grew up and studied the culinary arts in the town of Termini Imerese. They love to share their knowledge of authentic Sicilian cuisine. BYOB. Hands-on class.

● Alici Marinate (Marinated Anchovies)

● Caserecce Zucchine, Gamberi, Pesto di Pistacchi e Menta (Pasta with Zucchini, Prawns and Pistachio Mint Pesto)

● Pesce Spada alla Favignana (Sicilian Island Flavored Swordfish)

● Cartocci Palermitani (Cannoli Cream Filled Doughnuts of Palermo)

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Saint Patrick’s Day Feast

March 15, 2019 6:00 pm | $70. | Linda Leeking

Leave it to Linda Leeking to make an overlooked holiday into an excuse to prepare delicious feast! Make each St. Patrick’s day delicious after learning the secrets to these authentic Irish recipes! BYOB. Hands-on class.

  • Seafood Pie
  • Colcannon with Leeks and Bacon
  • Irish Soda Bread
  • Traditional English Trifle
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Fabulous French Macarons

March 19, 2019 6:00 pm | $70. | Chef Danielle DiSanto

Ever wonder how these delicate French cookies are made? Learn the secrets to making these petite sandwich cookies with Pastry Chef Danielle DiSanto. Then try out your new found knowledge and taste your creations. Hands-on class.

  • Bailey’s Macarons
  • Chocolate Mint Macarons
  • Coffee Macarons
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Greek Delights (daytime class)

March 20, 2019 10:00 am | $65 | Linda Leeking

Linda Leeking will help you capture the essence of Greek cooking by pairing fresh produce with signature Greek ingredients in this classic Greek menu. BYOB. Hands-on class.

  • Avgolemeno Soup
  • Pasticcio
  • Authentic Greek Salad
  • Honey Cake
  • Kourabiedes
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Southern Italian

March 20, 2019 6:00 pm | $90. | Chef Antonino Elia & Chef Giuseppe Sciurca

Chef Giuseppe Sciurca will join our own Chef Antonino Elia for this special Southern Italian Menu. Like Chef Nino, Chef Giuseppe grew up in the town of Termini Imerese, Sicily. Chef Giuseppe graduated from culinary school in Palermo, owned Napee restaurant in Sicily and currently conducts cooking classes in Sicily. You are in for a treat when these two chefs join their talents for this outstanding menu. BYOB. Hands-on class.

● Zucca Rossa in Agrodolce (Sweet and Sour Red Pumpkin)

● Spaghettino con Patate (Spaghettino with Potatoes)

● Involtini di Melanzane (Eggplant Rolls)

● Pasticcini di Pasta di Mandorla (Almond Paste Pastries)

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Mirror Glazed Cakes

March 21, 2019 6:00 pm | $70. | Chef Paul Anater

With Easter and Mother’s Day on the horizon, this class is a great opportunity to learn a signature dessert that will make a statement at any gathering! Chef Paul Anater will guide students through the process of making, coloring and flavoring a mirror glaze. Each student will glaze and garnish their own pre-made mini cake to take home. Look like a Pastry Chef when you post your photo on Instagram! Hands-on class. Make & Take it.

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Mastering the Art of Sushi

March 22, 2019 6:00 pm | $90. | Chef Giuseppe Sciurca and Chef Antonino Elia

Chef Guiseppe Sciurca studied under a Japanese chef to learn sushi making so he could serve it in his own restaurant is Sicily. His sushi became so popular that he had Japanese nights featuring sushi! Chef Guiseppe, assisted by Chef Antonino Elia, will share the art of sushi making in this class where each participant will make 3 sushi rolls. Included in the class price is a sushi mat for each participant to use and then take home!

  • Uramaki (California Roll)
  • Futomaki (Tuna, Salmon, Cucumber & Fish Eggs)
  • Nigiri (Shrimp)
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Bountiful Grain Bowls

March 26, 2019 6:00 pm | $65 | Tina Bare

Grain bowls offer a fresh new way of combining textures, flavors and high quality nutrition into one beautiful presentation. Tina Bare teaches this hands-on class. Gluten Free. BYOB.

  • Thai Tofu and Veggie Bowl with Peanut Red Curry Sauce
  • Greek Chicken Brown Rice Bowl
  • Broccoli Chicken and Chickpea Quinoa Bowl with Pesto Vinaigrette
  • Sweet Potato Pineapple Beef Bowl with Mango Avocado Salsa
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Authentic Italian with Chef Nino & Chef Giuseppe

March 27, 2019 6:00 pm | $90 | Chef Antonino Elia & Chef Giuseppe Sciurca

Amazing things happen when 2 chefs from Sicily combine their talents to teach a one of a kind menus at Zest! Chef Giuseppe Sciurca will join our own Chef Antonino Elia. Both grew up and studied the culinary arts in the town of Termini Imerese. They love to share their knowledge of authentic Sicilian cuisine. BYOB. Hands-on class.

●Peperonata (Sweet Bell Peppers with Onion and Tomatoes)

● Pasta cu Vuocculu Arriminatu (Classic Sicilian Pasta with Creamed Cauliflower)

● Capocollo di Maiale all’ Arancia (Orange Flavored Pork Shoulder)

● Reginelle (Sicilian Sesame Cookies)

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The Great Lititz Baking Show

March 29, 2019 6:00 pm | $65 | Chef Paul Anater

Have you ever wanted to make Mary Berry’s recipe for Jaffa Cakes? Are you one of those who’ve fallen for Channel Four’s production of The Great British Bake Off? Under the watchful eyes of Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith, contestants create glorious examples of British and Continental baked goods. Our own Zest Chef Paul Anater, will talk you through the vagaries of caster sugar and golden syrup. He will teach you how to make a Victoria Sandwich, a Bakewell Tart and Millionaire’s Shortbread. Afterward you’ll have tea and cake and pretend we just wrapped up caramel week. Bring your questions to this partially hands-on class.

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Southern Italian

April 2, 2019 6:00 pm | $90. | Chef Antonino Elia

As always, Chef Antonino Elia has created a delightful Sicilian menu for your enjoyment! After growing up in Sicily and returning to further study the cuisine, Nino is well qualified to walk you through this authentic Sicilian menu. A hands-on class. BYOB.

Antipasto
Crostini con Parmigiano e Riduzione di Aceto Balsamico di Fichi (Crostini with Shavings of Parmesan, Fig Jam and Balsamic Vinegar Reduction)
Primo
Pennette con Pesto Di Anchovy Pistacchi e Agrumi Ca Muddica Aturata.
(Pennette with Anchovy Pesto, Pistachios, Citrus Zest and Toasted Bread Crumbs)
Secondo
Pollo Vesuvio (Chicken Vesuvio)
Dolce
Quattro Quarti, con Cremoso di Pistacchio e Gelato di Vaniglia Dissent (Pound Cake with Pistachio Butter and Vanilla Gelato)

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Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop ~ Make & Take It!

April 3, 2019 6:00 pm | $70. | Chef Paul Anater

Who doesn’t love fresh mozzarella? Making it isn’t as difficult as you might imagine! In this hands on class, Chef Paul Anater will teach the basics of using citric acid and rennet to make cheese curds. You will also learn the basics of home cheese making. Snack on a variety of mozzarella-themed goodies and then take home the mozzarella cheese ball you created! A Hands-on class.

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Whole Grain Artisan Bread Workshop

April 4, 2019 6:00 pm | $65. | Chef Paul Anater

We are urged to add more dietary fiber to our meals. In this hands-on class, Chef Paul Anater will teach how to integrate whole wheat and bread flours to make you own nutty, flavorful, fiber-rich loaves. You’ll learn about different of whole wheat flours and how to add proportions of various flours to get the best results. Taste a variety of whole grain breads, make and take home your own loaf! A hands-on class.

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Date Night with Nino!

April 5, 2019 6:00 pm | $90. | Chef Antonino Elia

Chef Antonino Elia shops the day of class to obtain the freshest in season ingredients; so he can create a spectacular Date Night menu! You won’t want to miss this culinary adventure! Just leave it to Nino! A Hands-on Class. BYOB.

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Eggcellent Easter Brunch

April 6, 2019 10:00 am | $65. | Linda Leeking

Master creating a fluffy omelet while making it with your choice of cheese and fresh vegetables. Linda Leeking will explain the role of eggs in various recipes and how to better use eggs in your food preparation. You will be set for Easter Brunch this year. A Hands-on class.

  • Egg, Shrimp and Potato Salad
  • Asparagus & Jarlsberg Pizzettes with Ham
  • Bacon & Hash Brown Quiche
  • Fresh Fruit with Creamy Custard Sauce
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Asian Potpourri (evening)

April 9, 2019 6:00 pm | $65. | Linda Leeking

This Asian menu is full of flavor, yet light and refreshing. Linda Leeking will teach you the skills needed to be successful at preparing this menu with confidence. Come roll-up your sleeves and roll-up your own Spring Roll! A Hands-on class. BYOB.

  • Fresh Vegetable Spring Rolls with Thai Peanut Sauce
  • Pad Thai
  • Mongolian Beef and Broccoli
  • Asian Fruit Salad
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Fast & Fresh (and Gluten Free) (morning)

April 10, 2019 10:00 am | $65. | Tina Bare

It’s Spring Time! Enjoy this light and tasty meal that will leave you with plenty of time for spring cleaning. Tina Bare teaches this delicious and gluten free springtime menu. A Hands-on class.

  • Spinach Salad w/Coconut Lemon Poppyseed Dressing
  • Steak and Spring Vegetable Skillet w/Spicy Mustard Sauce
  • Braised Potatoes w/Lemon & Chives
  • Berry Crumble
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Milk Street: Skillet Suppers from Around the World

April 10, 2019 6:00 pm | $65. | Marci Rittenhouse, RD, LDN

Learn to make two simple but deeply flavorful skillet meals. At Milk Street, we opt for big flavors and bold ingredient combinations to make weeknight dinners fast and satisfying. Think: pickled shallots, tomatoes and heaps of mint and cilantro with a sugar-crusted skirt steak in our Thai beef and sweet-salty caramel glazed chicken with a cabbage slaw. Join Marci Rittenhouse, RD LDN for this hands-on class. BYOB.

  • Korean Aioli Appetizer
  • Thai Beef Salad (Yam Neua)
  • Chicken Teriyaki Donburi Bowl
  • Cabbage Slaw
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French Macarons ~ Unicorn Delights

April 11, 2019 6:00 pm | $70 | Chef Danielle DiSanto

Pastry Chef Danielle DiSanto will teach you the art of mastering these petite French sandwich cookies, that are crispy on the outside, yet tender and creamy on the inside. A hands-on class.

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Kids Cooking: Celebrate Spring!

April 12, 2019 6:00 pm | $60. | Gwen Eberly

Kids, ages 8-12, join Gwen Eberly for this hands-on Springtime menu. Kids leave confident with the skills to go home and make the menu for their family to enjoy! Each child will take home 2 cupcakes. Limited to 12 students. A hands-on class.

  • Grilled Herb Shrimp
  • Pasta and Cheese Sauce
  • Roasted Broccoli
  • Chick and Easter Egg Cupcakes
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Whole Grain Artisan Bread Workshop (Saturday morning)

April 13, 2019 10:00 am | $65. | Chef Paul Anater

We are urged to add more dietary fiber to our meals. In this hands-on class, Chef Paul Anater will teach how to integrate whole wheat and bread flours to make you own nutty, flavorful, fiber-rich loaves. You’ll learn about different of whole wheat flours and how to add proportions of various flours to get the best results. Taste a variety of whole grain breads, make and take home your own loaf! A hands-on class.

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Instant Pot Inspiration

April 16, 2019 6:00 pm | $65. | Tina Bare

Have you invested in an Instant Pot that is now sitting on your shelf…taking up space… and you ran out of ideas on how to use it? Tina Bare will inspire you to dig out that Instant Pot and widen your recipe repertoire! A hands-on Gluten Free class. BYOB.

  • Vanilla Latte Steel Cut Oatmeal
  • Zuppa Toscana Soup
  • Pork Carnitas with Homemade Pico de Gallo & Guacamole
  • Easy Sides: Rice/Quinoa/Potatoes
  • Salted Caramel Cheesecake
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Pasqua alla Siciliana (Sicilian Easter Dinner)

April 17, 2019 6:00 pm | $90. | Chef Antonino Elia

Join Chef Antonio Elia, Sicilian native, as he walks you through how to prepare this traditional Sicilian Easter menu. A hands-on class. BYOB.

  • Frittata di Pasqua (Easter Frittata)
  • 
Pasta al forno della Mamma Santina (My Mother’s Santana Baked Pasta)
  • Agneddu a’Missinisa (Messina-style Lamb)
  • Taralli Dolci Di Pasqua (Sweet Easter Taralli)
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Easter Yeast Breads Workshop (morning)

April 18, 2019 10:30 am | $70. | Valerie Baer

Join Valerie Baer as she guides you step by step to mix, form and bake Hot Cross Buns and Easter Egg Braid. Take home your own mini creation. Valerie will demonstrate the babka twist and as you enjoy tasting, learn from the wealth of experience Valerie has to offer you! A 3 hour Hands-on class.

  • Hot Cross Buns
  • Easter Egg Braid
  • Chocolate Babka Twist
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Easter Yeast Breads Workshop (evening)

April 18, 2019 6:00 pm | $70. | Valerie Baer

Join Valerie Baer as she guides you step by step to mix, form and bake Hot Cross Buns and Easter Egg Braid. Take home your own mini creation. Valerie will demonstrate the babka twist and as you enjoy tasting, learn from the wealth of experience Valerie has to offer you! A 3 hour Hands-on class.

  • Hot Cross Buns
  • Easter Egg Braid
  • Chocolate Babka Twist
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Asian Potpourri (morning)

April 23, 2019 10:00 am | $65. | Linda Leeking

This Asian menu is full of flavor, yet light and refreshing. Linda Leeking will teach you the skills needed to be successful at preparing this menu with confidence. Come roll-up your sleeves and roll-up your own Spring Roll! A Hands-on class. BYOB.

  • Fresh Vegetable Spring Rolls with Thai Peanut Sauce
  • Pad Thai
  • Mongolian Beef and Broccoli
  • Asian Fruit Salad
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Cooking with Fresh Herbs ~ A Culinary Delight

April 23, 2019 6:00 pm | $70 | Chef Kay Weaver

Taste and see how fresh herbs add amazing flavor to each recipe. Kay Weaver will review a wide variety of fresh herbs and how to best use them in cooking. Make your own parchment paper fish and puff pastry palmier. A partial hands-on class. BYOB.

  • Spring Pesto Minestrone Soup
  • Cheesy Garlic Herb Palmiers
  • Roasted Mediterranean Fish in Parchment Paper with Chimichurri Herb Sauce
  • Strawberry Basil Crumb Bars
  • Herbed Lemonade
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Yogurt & More

April 24, 2019 6:00 pm | $65. | Valerie Baer

Give your favorite recipes a new twist by making them with yogurt to increase the protein, flavor and nutritional value! Valerie Baer will teach you how to incorporate the simple, mild tasting Caspian Sea yogurt into your recipes. Take home a small jar of yogurt. A Hands-on class.

  • Chilled Yogurt Pea Soup
  • Whole Grain Yogurt Waffles served with Chicken Gravy & a Host of Toppings
  • Chocolate Frozen Yogurt with Caramelized Bananas
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Crazy for Cauliflower

April 25, 2019 6:00 pm | $65. | Kilene Knitter RD, LDN

Join Giant Food Store’s Nutritionist, Kilene Knitter, RD, LDN, for a fun and interactive class all about cauliflower! This food trend isn’t going away anytime soon, so learn how to recreate your favorite dishes with a veggie-twist. Bring your appetite for a hands-on class featuring foods that support a healthy lifestyle!

  • Cauliflower Tots
  • Mediterranean Cauliflower Pizza
  • Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese
  • Sweet and Sour Cauliflower
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Fast & Fresh (and Gluten Free) (evening class)

April 26, 2019 6:00 pm | $65. | Tina Bare

It’s Spring Time! Enjoy this light and tasty meal that will leave you with plenty of time for spring cleaning. Tina Bare teaches this delicious and gluten free springtime menu. A Hands-on class. BYOB.

  • Spinach Salad w/Coconut Lemon Poppyseed Dressing
  • Steak and Spring Vegetable Skillet w/Spicy Mustard Sauce
  • Braised Potatoes w/Lemon & Chives
  • Berry Crumble
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Kids Cooking: Mom & Me Brunch

April 27, 2019 10:00 am | $70. | Gwen Eberly

Drop off your 8-12 year old child for 2 hours. While you are gone, Gwen Eberly will help them prepare a yummy brunch. When you return at 12:00, sit down with your child and enjoy a meal that they have prepared specially for you! Happy Mother’s Day! Limited to 12. Hands-on.$70/mom & 1 child

  • Mini Quiches – Bacon and Cheddar, Feta & Spinach
  • Spring Greens with French Vinaigrette
  • Homemade Granola, Yogurt and Mixed Berry Parfaits
  • Blueberry and Lemon Muffins
  • Coffee and Hot Tea
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Kids Cooking: Mom & Me Brunch

May 11, 2019 10:00 am | $70. | Gwen Eberly

Drop off your 8-12 year old child for 2 hours. While you are gone, Gwen Eberly will help them prepare a yummy brunch. When you return at 12:00, sit down with your child and enjoy a meal that they have prepared specially for you! Happy Mother’s Day! Limited to 12. Hands-on. $70/mom & 1 child

  • Mini Quiches – Bacon and Cheddar, Feta & Spinach
  • Spring Greens with French Vinaigrette
  • Homemade Granola, Yogurt and Mixed Berry Parfaits
  • Blueberry and Lemon Muffins
  • Coffee and Hot Tea
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