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Stephen P. Sands

June 2019

“No Reservations” – Paired with Wines (D) – $95 Per Person – 6/8/19

June 8 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95 10 tickets left

This film was a remake of the German film “Mostly Martha,” which followed Kate, a brilliant master chef at a swanky New York restaurant who liked to be in control of her kitchen—and her life. Early on in the film, her nine-year-old niece, Zoe, has to come to live with Kate. Kate struggles to balance her passion as a chef and her hope to connect with and be a mother to Zoe. The food is taken directly from the movie…

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Springtime Italian Cooking (D) – $85 Per Person – 6/14/19

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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Springtime brings the sun-drenched hills of the Italian countryside right to your classroom.  Nothing is better than springtime for great food anywhere, but in Italy it is a way of life.  A dinner in Italy is usually surrounded by family and friends coming together, gathering and sharing food, and usually has several courses accompanied with regional wines. Join Chefs Marilena and Stephen as they prepare a special Italian springtime dinner just for you. Sun-Dried Tomato, Fresh Thyme, and Olive Focaccia; Fresh Lemon (and…

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The Vintner’s Table I (D) – $95 Per Person – 6/15/19

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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A vineyard will often showcase their wines with a special dinner. Once the wines are chosen, the chef then turns to his repertoire to create the dish that will enhance the wine and bring about the harmony between wine and food. White Bean and Chorizo Soup with Parmesan Crostini, served with un-oaked Chardonnay; Chili and Tamarind Prawns, served with dry Rosé; Cider-Dijon Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Apples served with Zinfandel; Chocolate, Hazelnut and Frangelico Tart served with…

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Paris to Provence (D) – $85 Per Person – 6/29/19

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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Almost every city in Europe has open markets full of vendors in stalls selling fruits, vegetables, cheeses, fish and meats of every description. This class attempts to capture that experience which France embodies in its unique and shared familiarity through food. From the city to the countryside – through city streets and country roads – terraced vineyards and fields of lavender, it is a place that celebrates its culinary history. Gruyère & Bacon Soufflé; Salad Niçoise; Sea Bass with Lemon,…

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July 2019

Cherries! Cherries! Cherries! (P) – $75 Per Person – 7/6/19

July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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Can she bake a cherry pie, Billy Boy, Billy Boy? You bet! The sour cherry season is extremely short. Don’t miss this fun and delicious class! Sour Cherry Pie with Flaky Pie Crust; Sweet Cherry Clafouti, accented with Mahleb (roasted ground cherry seed spice); Cherry Vanilla Bourbon Ice Cream

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The Dinner Party I (D) – $90 Per Person – 7/20/19

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$90 26 tickets left

The dinner party is a venue that brings people together to share a passion for food and friendship. Join Chef Stephen for a fun evening learning how to prepare an elegant meal for special friends. Potato Waffles with Smoked Trout and Crème Fraîche; Asparagus, Snow Peas and Fennel Salad with Goat Cheese Dressing; Pan Seared Ahi Tuna with Caramelized Vegetables; Lemon-Mascarpone Brûlée Tart

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On The Boulevard (D) – $105 Per Person – 7/27/19

July 27 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$105 24 tickets left

Boulevard food has come to represent cooking that has withstood the test of time, somewhat defined by the accompanying side dishes as accessories to the center of the plate. Many are intrigued by the side dishes and plan their meals around them. The food both elegant and unintimidating, is addictive, well balanced, and delicious. Each course will be paired with wine. Join Chef Stephen as he takes you on a culinary journey down the boulevard. White Corn Soup with Spiced…

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August 2019

The Dinner Party II (D) – $90 Per Person – 8/23/19

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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A dinner party begins well before the first guest is invited. It starts with imagining good times shared with friends; the people; the setting; the food and the conversation. The best times spent are unpretentious and relaxed. Join Chef Stephen for a fun-filled evening at Culinaria!Linguini withWild Mushroom Ragou; Haricots Verts Salad à la Niçoise; Herb Marinated Skirt Steak; Cumin Roasted Vegetables; Strawberries and Cream with Almond Madeleines

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Downton Abbey Reboot – The Movie (D) – $95 Per Person – 8/31/19

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95 23 tickets left

This setting takes place at a time when appearance was key and each meal served at Downton Abbey was a massive display of opulence. The sumptuous offerings this evening reflect the cooking of Mrs. Patmore, which were enjoyed by family and guests alike and meant to showcase the grandeur and generosity of the great estate, and subsequently the people themselves. Join Chef Stephen and Chef Ellen and enjoy all of the wonderful dishes typically served at dinner in a manor…

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