Food and Wine Enthusiasts Classes

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Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!

Saturday Apr 17, 2021
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 Pat Burke

Everyone loves chicken! Whether it's fried, roasted, BBQ'd or smoked! Join Chef Pat as he guides students while they help prepare poultry cooked several different ways along with some fabulous sides. Students will be hands-on in their safe "Pod Stations" preparing recipes to accompany our winning "Chicken Dinner!" Chef Pat's classes fill up fast and this class is Covid limited in attendance! ***Enjoy dining on the feasts of your labor at the end of class! Registration for this class is for two people. Class size is very limited so sign up early.
Hands On - Cost: $170 - #77045 - (Register Online)

Cake Decorating: Beyond Just Icing the Cake

Saturday Apr 24, 2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Chef Derek Corsino

This class will cover topics beyond just splitting and layering a cake. We will cover a variety of borders, how to pipe a rose, lettering and spacing and much more. Piping on a cake is not as easy as it seems, so learn with a seasoned cake decorator on how to take your basic cakes to the next level with this hands-on decorating class! Registration for this class is for two people. Class size is very limited so sign up early.
Hands On - Cost: $180 - #77043 - (Register Online)

Know Your Napa Valley College Wines & The Foods to Pair Them With

Saturday May 01, 2021
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 Traci Dutton

Join us in this wine and food tasting-pairing class, as we explore the wines created by Paul Gospodarczyk and the students at the Napa Valley College Viticulture Program. Experience the many levels of flavors in these wines, along with foods that are complementary. It will prove that education can be fun. Registration for this class is for two people. Class size is very limited so sign up early.
Hands On - Cost: $90 - #77044 - (Register Online)

Spring Tarts: Traditional, Vegan & Gluten Free

Saturday May 15, 2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Pastry Chef Toni Chiapetta

Learn to make Spring time tarts with Toni Chiapetta of Sweetie Pies. She'll guide you and your pod partner in this hands on class with making traditional pastry shells, with their diverse fillings; as well as gluten free and vegan versions. Registration for this class is for two people. Class size is very limited so sign up early.
Hands On - Cost: $160 - #77040 - (Register Online)

Italian Countryside Dinner By Way of St Helena

Saturday May 22, 2021
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 Greg Miraglia

Join us for an Italian countryside dinner right here in St. Helena! This exclusive chef's table experience includes a 6 course dinner. There will be demonstrations and conversation about the Italian inspired recipes and how you can prepare them at home for the loved ones in your bubble. You will sit at your own table, in the heart of the professional kitchen of the Napa Valley Cooking School. Each course will be prepared and plated, with the chef instructors talking about the techniques used. There will be a recipe packet included with your dinner to take home. Just some of the menu items will include a Charred Cesar Salad, Southern Italian Inspired Braised Flank Steak with Handmade Pasta, Espresso Semi-Fredo and more. Your dinner will also be enjoyed with Napa Valley College Wine, served with some of the courses. Registration for this class is for two people. Class size is very limited so sign up early.
Demonstration and Dinner - Cost: $240 - #77045 - (Register Online)

Just Roll With It

Saturday May 29, 2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Chef Savanna Petri

Maki your way to NVC for an interactive sushi making class and learn how to assemble inside, outside, hand rolls, and more! We will play with different combinations of ingredients and toppings to create our own masterpieces. Grab a buddy, and let's roll! Registration for this class is for two people. Class size is very limited so sign up early.
Hands On - Cost: $170 - #77041 - (Register Online)