'17 MAY DINNER SHOW

What is a dinner show experience?

Picture yourself among the guests gathered around the chefs’ kitchen-bar as you watch them prepare three entrees paired with three wines, followed by a great dessert. Imagine a lively discussion about food and wine as you savor each plate. In the end, you leave satisfied wondering what you’ll do first—make some of the many new recipes at home, or start planning your return to enjoy another EVOO experience.

     All MONTHLY DINNER SHOWS reflect local seasonal ingredients that are put together into two or three courses plus dessert, and are designed to inspire guests with many new ideas for menus and dishes to recreate at home.

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`   All courses each evening are prepared before you with a lively exchange of food talk, and then you savor the plated results. (Alternatives for allergies and diet restrictions are made with advance notice.) A relaxing three hours later you leave satisfied wondering which of tonight’s dishes you will cook first!
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     Cost is inclusive of the pairings of each course wines. Menus are subject to availability and may change without notice.`
Our gift shop is open after the shows only for our dinner guests, and many of the ingredients and tools we use in the show are available for purchase.

Dinner Menu for May 5, 6, 7, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 2017; Wines TBD
ACT ONE
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-Pan-seared Spring Salmon, champagne beurre blanc; butter melted leeks in smashed red bliss new potatoes; asparagus
Wine:
Arancini
risotto balls with morels, peas, ramps topped with warm toasted brie cream; tender pea vine and snap peas salad
Wine:

ACT TWO:
-Peruvian seasoned pan seared lamb loin;  herbed mushroom barley; raw asparagus mint strawberry almond salad
Wine:

 FINALE: 
-Chocolate pudding cake with fresh strawberry rhubarb compote, whipped sour cream; vanilla malted milk shake; coriander vanilla wafer cookie
Coffee: Caffe Umbria coffee Mezzanotte decaf

 

 

Mothers Day Special

A special version of our MAY Show will occur on May 12, 13 and 14 in honor of our mothers. If you book one of those dates to celebrate with your mother or the mother of your children, SHE will receive a 15% discount off in our store merchandise after your dinner. All except wine. One discount per party.

The Menu

Act One: Coriander crusted springer salmon, roasted asparagus with Brie cream; raw shaved asparagus strawberry almond salad
Sparkling wine:

Act Two: Center cut grass fed filet of beef, toasted brioche, pan-seared morels garlic herbs, Duchesse potatoes, tarragon béarnaise snap peas and cherry tomatoes
Wine:

Act Three:    Baby frisee Roquefort vinaigrette, pickled shallots, spring radish

Finale: Chocolate strawberry rhubarb shortcake; berry sorbet and semi freddo, Swiss meringue
Coffee: Caffe Umbria coffee Mezzanotte decaf; Nespresso espresso shot; Smith Teas

 


Private Events

Any of our shows or class experiences can be designed just for your private party. (*) Imagine  having a room of your friends watching and dining during the Dinner Show or with aprons on and hands into the dough during a private PASTA 101 semi-hands-on class. Private experiences can be arranged by speaking directly with one of our representatives. See our CUSTOM EVENTS page to learn more about the possibilities.

 

(*)Private groups of ten or less may join the regular scheduled classes and are expected to pay the regular price per person, gratuity optional.  Groups of 11 or more constitute a private event, and our pricing for those experiences depends upon the date, number in the party, type of experience, and of course, the menu. A service fee is always applied.