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Culinaria Cooking School

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110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
703-865-7920

December 2020

The Dinner Party – I 120420 (D) SPS $85 per person

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85

Successful dinner parties are more than just the food that is served. A truly successful dinner party is one where the hosts actually spend time with their guests!  This menu blends ease with panache and will please family and friends alike.  Join Chef Stephen as he shares some easy steps you can take to ensure that your next dinner party is a success. Risotto with Wild Mushrooms & Asparagus; Arugula & Radicchio Salad with Bacon Batons & Orange Segments; Breast…

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Greek Christmas Baking 120520 (D) ML $85 per person

December 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85

Just in time for the Holidays! You'll be the most popular gift-giver with these easy-to-make and elegant Greek Christmas desserts - though you might be tempted to keep some for yourselves. Join Chef Marilena as she shows you how to make these delicious treats, perfect for the holiday season.Almond Butter Cloud Cookies (kourabiedes); Baklava Filo Bites with Chocolate Drizzle (baklavadakia); Honey Drenched Orange and Walnut Cookies (melomakarona);

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Knife Skills 120520 (P) PS $85 per person

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85

Preparation of any meal, gourmet or otherwise, begins here. You will learn the proper techniques for handling, sharpening, and caring for knives. This class includes an overview of the types of knives and their use. Students learn basic cuts including brunoise, dice, julienne, and how to break down (debone) a whole chicken. Bringing your own knives is optional, but encouraged. A delicious meal will be prepared from the ingredients used in class. Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Fresh Ginger and…

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The Vintner’s Table (D) 121020 – $90 Per Person

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$90.00 21 tickets left

A vineyard will quite often showcase their wines with a special dinner. Once the wines are chosen, consideration then turns to the perfect dish to enhance those wines. Some foods are just naturally wine friendly and act as a platform to bring out the harmony in the wines.  Cornmeal Crepes with Ricotta & Ham; Veracruz-Style Shrimp with Pumpkin Seed Sauce; Seared Wild Salmon with Asparagus, Fingerling Potatoes & Olives; Roasted Fennel & Baby Carrots; Apple - Pear Tart with Vanilla…

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Christmas Great Dinner 121220 6:30 – 10 pm (D) SPS, PS $125

December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
$125 1 ticket left

There is a chill in the air signaling winter is here; homes are decorated with lights, and Christmas is right around the corner. You want to do something special for the holidays before the madness starts. Chefs Stephen and Pete have joined forces to create a special holiday dinner just for you. Courses are paired with appropriate wines. Register early; this class will sell out! Lobster Bisque; Lemon-Shallot Scallops; Fennel, Orange & Parmigiano Salad; Fillet of Beef with Madeira Sauce;…

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Gingerbread House 121320 (P) MP $135 per pair

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$135.00 7 tickets left

Harken back to your childhood as you learn how to construct and decorate a classic Gingerbread House made with Gingerbread spice dough. The process will include mixing, rolling, baking and building your own gingerbread houses, Then custom decorate them to your liking with a selection of candies to choose from. Entirely too much fun, where you get to build your house and take it home too!

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Modernist Buche de Noel 121920 (P) MP $90

December 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$90 8 tickets left

In this Construction and Decoration class, enthusiasts will learn how to make a Modernist Buche de Noel(yule Log), a glorious centerpiece for a festive holiday dinner. This is a comprehensive masterclass, taught by a professional pastry chef with nearly 40 years of experience. You will learn how to make a flourless chocolate cake, a sumptuous Nutella Chocolate mousse, finished with a chocolate ganache, and two types of "mirror" glazes. Finish the Buche by decorating it with edible  French Macarons, and…

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January 2021

Celebrating Taste 010821 (D) SPS $90

January 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
$90.00 12 tickets left

The focus of this dinner is hospitality, quality local ingredients, great value, and most importantly, a wonderful dinner that is simple and easy to make, yet elegant and sophisticated.  When considering this dinner, Chef Stephen brought into focus the four elements of taste and how to balance them in each dish. Bean & Escarole Soup with Sausage; Crab Cakes with Spicy Rémoulade; Herb-Roasted Chicken Breast with Porcini Sauce; Whipped Potatoes; Haricots Verts with Shallots & Lemon; Buttermilk Cake with Blueberry…

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Knife Skills 010921 (P) PS $85

January 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 8 tickets left

Preparation of any meal, gourmet or otherwise, begins here. You will learn the proper techniques for handling, sharpening, and caring for knives. This class includes an overview of the types of knives and their uses. Students learn basic cuts including brunoise, dice, julienne, and how to break down (debone) a whole chicken. Bringing your own knives is optional, but encouraged. A delicious meal will be prepared from the ingredients used in class. Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Fresh Ginger and…

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Weeknight Special – Fried Chicken 011321 (D) PS $50

January 13, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$50.00 12 tickets left

Between work and family obligations, it’s been one of those weeks, right?  So, come on in and relax, while a simple meal is prepared for you. Not having to cook as you enjoy some wine is a great finish to the day! Everyone's favorite Fried Chicken: Classic Mashed Potatoes with Gravy: Peas: Fruit Pie (Chef's Choice)

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Contemporary Southwestern Cuisine I 011521 (D) PS $85

January 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 12 tickets left

Southwestern food is so diverse.  Originally from the Native Americans and the cattle country Anglos, now expanded to include the Hispanic influence. Contemporary Southwestern Cuisine has come to represent a rich blending of traditions and food cultures. Indian Harvest Bean soup, Roasted Portobello Mushroom with Autumn Greens in Roasted Garlic Sage Vinaigrette; Braised Short Ribs over Sage Polenta and Grilled Asparagus.; Apple Cake with Pale Ale Sabayone

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The Dinner Party I 011621 (D) SPS $90

January 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$90.00 12 tickets left

Successful dinner parties are more than just the food that is served. A truly successful dinner party is one where the host and hostess actually spend time with their guests! This menu blends ease with panache and will please family and friends alike. Join Chef Stephen as he shares some easy steps you can take to ensure that your next dinner party is a success. Dill, Mint, Spinach & Goat Cheese Tart; Jumbo Sea Scallops w/ Spicy Thai-Scented Pea Puree;…

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Perfect Pairings – Napa-Sonoma 012121 (D) SPS, PS $95

January 21, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95.00 12 tickets left

California is wine's Camelot - a place of sometimes awesome beauty; a wine region where the realm of possibilities knows no bounds.  Some of the most exquisite wines are made from the six varietals that dominate fine wine production.  This evening, Chef Stephen will pair some excellent foods to match these wonderful wines from one of the best-known wine regions - Napa & Sonoma.  Balsamic-Glazed Mushrooms Custard Tart with Pine Nuts & Parmesan; Asparagus with Smoked Trout & Toasted Hazelnuts;…

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Unique and Flavorful Dinner 012221 (P) EW $85

January 22, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$83.00 4 tickets left

Cheese, Chicken and Chocolate are basic items that we will use to create a wonderful meal. We will sauté, roast and bake our way to a flavorful dinner for you to replicate at home. Roasted Mushroom Salad with Crispy Prosciutto, Toasted Pecans and Sherry Vinaigrette; Goat Cheese and Basil Stuffed Chicken Breast with Tomato Balsamic Reduction, Zucchini Crisps, Onion Jam; Passion Fruit Ice Cream with Chocolate Ginger Cookie

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The Bacon and Smoke Class 012321 (D) PS $85

January 23, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 10 tickets left

As many of you know, Chef Pete loves bacon and smoke.  Is there anything better in this world?  Well, possibly, but we're still looking for them.  All this goodness plus a few glasses of wine to go with it; it's hard to say no.  Come and enjoy some of the best things in life that are simple and enjoy this wonderful menu with good friends and family. Smoked Ricotta Stuffed Jalapeno Wrapped in Bacon; Smoked Butternut Squash Soup with Bacon…

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Chef Pete’s Pizza Night 012921 (P) PS $80

January 29, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$80 6 tickets left

IS THERE ANYTHING BETTER THAN PIZZA?  Learn the basics of pizza making and the importance of great dough.  One of Chef Pete’s favorite things to cook!  Join me and learn to make great pizza at home and have a great time making it with your friends and family. Pizza Sauce, Pizza with several toppings

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The Brandy Class 013021 (D) JS $95

January 30, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95.00 12 tickets left

It’s winter, so we need a warming “spirit”! Continuing in the fun tradition of his Bourbon/Bacon, Tequila and Rum classes, join Jerry as he demonstrates the versatility of Brandy and Cognac ranging from soup to dessert and every course in between.  This will be another 'high spirited” class! Cognac Shrimp Bisque; Belgian Endive, Mache, Beets, Apples and Walnuts in a Creamy Cognac Dressing; Beef Tenderloins with Peppercorns, Bleu Cheese and Brandy Sauce; Brandy, Mustard and Herb Roasted Potatoes; Cognac Soaked Apple,…

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February 2021

Knife Skills 020521 (P) PS $85

February 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 6 tickets left

Preparation of any meal, gourmet or otherwise, begins here. You will learn the proper techniques for handling, sharpening, and caring for knives. This class includes an overview of the types of knives and their uses. Students learn basic cuts including brunoise, dice, julienne, and how to break down (debone) a whole chicken. Bringing your own knives is optional, but encouraged. A delicious meal will be prepared from the ingredients used in class. Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Fresh Ginger and…

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Back Roads of Italy 020521 (D) ML $85

February 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 12 tickets left

Food is the gateway to understanding the culture of a country and this especially holds true for Italy. In this class we will prepare a nourishing, satisfying and comforting Italian meal, which will easily become part of your weeknight cooking repertoire. Rustic Sun-Dried Tomato, Caramelized Onion & Olive Flatbread; Creamy Parmesan Polenta; Garlic-Roasted Cauliflower with Toasted Pine Nuts; Chicken Fricassée with Porcini Mushrooms and White Wine; Rustic Almond Tart

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Dinner in Bordeaux 020621 (D)SPS $95

February 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95.00 12 tickets left

Bordeaux's cuisine has become well known to the world mainly due to the illustrious Bordeaux wines. However, the food and cuisine of Bordeaux is rich and full, and runs from seafood to beef to wild game.  Now, imagine a country estate in Bordeaux, sitting on the terrace facing west with the lavender in bloom, and dinner being served. Sit back and enjoy the experience. Blue Cheese & Parmesan Soufflé; Endive, Pear & Goat Cheese Salad; Loin of Pork with Green…

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Weeknight Special – Italian 021021 (D) PS $50

February 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$50.00 12 tickets left

Between work and family obligations, it’s been one of those weeks, right?  So, come on in and relax, while a simple meal is prepared for you. Not having to cook as you enjoy some wine is a great finish to the day! Meatballs in Tomato Sauce (polpetti); Fresh-made Pasta with Mushroom and White Wine Sauce; Gianduja Chocolate Tart.

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Valentine’s Day Dinner ♥ 021321 (D) SPS, PS 6:30-10 pm $135

February 13, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$135.00 12 tickets left

Instead of trying to make reservations at a restaurant or country club, why not try a truly unique experience.  Join Chefs Stephen and Pete for an unbelievable Valentine's Day meal (paired with wines) you won't soon forget.  If you are looking for a great way to impress that special someone, this is it.  Register early, this class will sell out!  Limited to 12 people Chilled Puree of English Pea Soup with Crème Fraîche & Caviar; Pistachio Prawns and Crabmeat over…

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Perfect Pairings – International 021821 (D) SPS, PS $95

February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95.00 12 tickets left

The world of food and wine is universal and international.  This dinner highlights foods from around the world with wines from the accompanying regions.  Join the two chef/owners (Stephen & Pete) as they take you on a culinary and wine journey you will truly enjoy.  Wild Mushroom Soup with Parmesan Toasts, paired with an un-oaked Chardonnay; Risotto with Broccoli Rabe & Parmesan, paired with Merlot; Pan-Seared Duck Breasts with Red-Wine Sauce, paired with an Old Vine Zinfandel; Vanilla-Scented Poached Pears…

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Cozy Winter Days 021921 (D) PS $85

February 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 12 tickets left

Nothing says Winter like soothing food to warm the soul!  A warm hearty soup, roasted vegetables and of course a dessert to take it over the top.  Come in and enjoy a great dinner, with lots of good conversation and a glass or three of wine!  Several of these dishes can be prepared ahead of time so you have more time to sit at the table and spend time with family and friends!  Garlic and Cheese Soup with Parmesan Crisps;…

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Kid & Parent – Baking Bread Together 022021 (P) ML $140 per pair

February 20, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$140.00 10 tickets left

Is there a better way to bond with your child on a Saturday morning than to spend some time together baking delicious bread? It’s time that you and your child participated in this age-old ritual of one generation teaching another of one of life's greatest and simplest pleasures:  the art of bread baking. Butter & Garlic Bread Rosettes; Braided Sesame Bread Loaf; Delicious Cheddar Cheese Straws; Sweet and Savory Compound Butters

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It’s Mardi Gras! 022021 (D) JS 6:30 – 10:00 pm $100

February 20, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$100.00 12 tickets left

Founded 300 years ago, New Orleans is one of the great food cities of the world.   The blending of French, Spanish, Native American, African and Caribbean influences had produced its exquisite culinary traditions.  Join Jerry as he takes you through a rich, but typical, Mardi Gras meal. Leona’s Dad’s Red Beans and Rice; Southern Style Cornbread Sticks; Oysters Roffignac; Brennan’s Rex Salad; Beef Tenderloins with a Morrel Sauce; Pommes Anna; Date and Toffee Pudding Cake with Café au Lait Ice…

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The Dinner Party II 022621 (D) SPS $90

February 26, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$90.00 12 tickets left

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.  This menu is full of great opportunities for learning. Technique, flavor, and finesse all come together in this classic dinner party venue.  Join Chef Stephen for a fun-filled evening at Culinaria! Spicy Penne "Arrabbiata" with Shrimp; Baby Salad Greens, Grape Tomatoes, Asiago Cheese,…

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The Flavors of the Mediterranean 22721 (D) ML $85

February 27, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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Food from the southern shores of the Mediterranean, with its bold flavors, colorful small plates and unhurried pace, is a natural choice for long, lingering meals. Join Chef Marilena on this culinary exploration of the deep and complex flavors of this region.  Green Olive and Artichoke Tapenade; Köfte topped with Savory Tomato-Butter Sauce and Yogurt Drizzle on Toasted Pita; Lemony Bulgar salad with Coriander and Nuts; Pear Clafoutis

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March 2021

Date Night -Traditional Greek Cuisine 030521 (D) ML $90 per person

March 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$90.00 12 tickets left

Food is the gateway to understanding the culture and way of life in other countries. This class features recipes that you would find in a traditional home-cooked Sunday meal in Greece at this time of the year. Come alone or grab a friend or date and spend an evening with Chef Marilena as she shows you around her native country through food!  Olive and Oregano Flat Bread; Oven Baked, Golden Filo Pies Filled with Spinach and Fresh Herbs (spanakopitakia);Cumin-Scented Braised…

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A Return to the French Laundry 030621 (D) JS $125 6:30 – 10 PM

March 6, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$125.00 12 tickets left

Thomas Keller is the only American chef to have been awarded simultaneous Three Star ratings on 2 of his restaurants – The French Laundry and Per Se.  After a 3-year absence from the catalog, join us for a return to the French Laundry menu.  Bacon & Eggs Thomas Keller Style (Chef Surprise); Smoked Portobello Mushroom Soup with Shitake Crisps and Chive Oil; Heirloom Tomato Tart with Nicoise Olive Tapenade, Parmigiano-Reggiano Crisps with Goat Cheese Mousse; Beef Filets with Morel Bordelaise…

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Stuffed Pasta 030621 (P) PS $85

March 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 6 tickets left

The art of making stuffed pasta is truly a labor of love!  However, your friends and family will truly enjoy the creations! Come in and learn to make semolina pasta that can be used for so many things from lasagna to fettuccine! Ricotta Ravioli with Tomato Sauce, Porcini Stuffed Tortellini with Cream Sauce

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Knife Skills 031221 (P) PS $85

March 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 8 tickets left

Preparation of any meal, gourmet or otherwise, begins here. You will learn the proper techniques for handling, sharpening, and caring for knives. This class includes an overview of the types of knives and their uses. Students learn basic cuts including brunoise, dice, julienne, and how to break down (debone) a whole chicken. Bringing your own knives is optional, but encouraged. A delicious meal will be prepared from the ingredients used in class. Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Fresh Ginger and…

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Weekends at a Country Inn 031321 (D) SPS $90

March 13, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$90.00 12 tickets left

The indulgences of a luxurious country inn are woven together with nature to create a new way of looking at the world; a way in which anything seems possible. At a country inn it is not just dinner; it is an experience.  Join Chef Stephen and enjoy this wonderful meal to remember and imagine what you will eat tomorrow. Curried Drop Scones with Smoked Trout, Horseradish Crème Fraîche; Romaine Salad with Sourdough Croutons & Parmesan Cheese; Coq au Vin with…

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Weeknight Special – Wee Bit of Irish 031721 (D) PS $50

March 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$50.00 12 tickets left

Between work and family obligations, it’s been one of those weeks, right?  So, come on in and relax, while a simple meal is prepared for you. Not having to cook as you enjoy some wine is a great finish to the day! Mini Pork Pies; Guinness Irish Stew; Guinness Chocolate Cake

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Perfect Pairings – The Vintner’s Table 031821 (D) SPS, PS $95

March 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95 12 tickets left

Both chef and vintner work together to produce the perfect dinner. The menu is chosen and then the wines are selected to compliment the food.  Join Chefs Stephen and Pete as they bring together their food and wine know-how to highlight this dinner.  Foods are paired with appropriate wines.  Curried Mussels with Tomato Broth, served with Alsatian Riesling; Watercress, Fennel & Orange Salad, served with Sauvignon (Fume) Blanc; Herb-Marinated Boneless Loin of Lamb with Niçoise Olives, served with Cabernet Sauvignon;…

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The Mediterranean Meze 031921 (D) ML $85

March 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 12 tickets left

The countries of the Mediterranean share, among other things, a love for “small plates” that are typically placed in the middle of the table and are shared by everyone. The preparation is usually simple with an incredible range of flavors and textures that reflects a particular region’s extraordinary bounty. Zucchini & Parmesan Cheese Fritters; Crispy Fattoush Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette; Spiced Mini Lamb Köfte on Toasted Pita with Garlicky Whipped Feta Dip; Baklava Rolls, Topped with Pistachios

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The Restaurant Experience 032021 (D) SPS $95

March 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95.00 12 tickets left

Today, more than ever, people are looking for different restaurant experiences.  Our attitudes towards food, how it is prepared, the combination of ingredients, and cultural aspects of the cuisines are increasingly important.  Street food and farmers markets are coming back in play and the idea of local and fresh excites diners.  Come in and enjoy the experience as Chef Stephen prepares this wonderful menu for you. Parmesan Baskets with Herbed Goat Cheese; Caramelized Bay Scallops with Clementines & Cauliflower; Pecan-Crusted…

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Italian Teaching Traditions 032621 (D) PS $85

March 26, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 12 tickets left

The reason so many people fall in love in Italy has much to do with its cuisine. Italian cooking has been influenced by diverse groups of people and places, historically and in modern times. It seems like just a few years ago that I was at the Culinary Institute of Florence in Italy, and I realized just how much that experience affected my cooking.  Come in and let me share some of the modern things I learned while in Italy!…

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Downstairs at Downton Abbey 032721
 (D)EW, SPS $90

March 27, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$90.00 12 tickets left

Paris is truly a wonderful city - elegant restaurants, wide boulevards with allèes of trees, beautiful gardens, shops, vendors, and street markets.  Join Chef Stephen and enjoy glorious French food that sparks the imagination and has you dining in a Paris bistro along the Champs-Elysée.  Onion/Olive Puff Pastry Pizza (pissaladière); Mesclun Salad with Mushrooms, Artichokes, and Walnuts; Slow-Cooked Salmon with Parsley & Capers; Potato Gratin Forestier (potato-mushroom gratin); Chocolate-Anise Crème Brûlée

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April 2021

The Foods of America 040221 (D) PS $85

April 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 12 tickets left

Take a food trip with Chef Pete and visit some of the states in the USA that are known for certain dishes. These dishes will not be the typical dishes from these areas but an elevated dish with bolder flavors. You know Chef Pete Loves playing with his food! Pennsylvania Dutch Cheese Pie; Massachusetts Corn Chowder; Louisiana Fried Catfish with Crabmeat topping; Saint Louis Peanut Butter Cream Pie

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Springtime in Paris 040321 (D) SPS $90

April 3, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
$90.00 12 tickets left

Paris is truly a wonderful city - elegant restaurants, wide boulevards with allèes of trees, beautiful gardens, shops, vendors, and street markets.  Join Chef Stephen and enjoy glorious French food that sparks the imagination and has you dining in a Paris bistro along the Champs-Elysée.  Onion/Olive Puff Pastry Pizza (pissaladière); Mesclun Salad with Mushrooms, Artichokes, and Walnuts; Slow-Cooked Salmon with Parsley & Capers; Potato Gratin Forestier (potato-mushroom gratin); Chocolate-Anise Crème Brûlée

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Knife Skills 040921 (P) PS $85

April 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 8 tickets left

Preparation of any meal, gourmet or otherwise, begins here. You will learn the proper techniques for handling, sharpening, and caring for knives. This class includes an overview of the types of knives and their uses. Students learn basic cuts including brunoise, dice, julienne, and how to break down (debone) a whole chicken. Bringing your own knives is optional, but encouraged. A delicious meal will be prepared from the ingredients used in class. Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Fresh Ginger and…

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Date Night – Asian Detour 040921 (D) ML $85 per person

April 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 12 tickets left

Come alone, bring a friend or come with a date and join us for a wonderful night of simple and quick Southeast, South, and East Asian pleasures that you can easily replicate at home for your family or your guests. Shrimp & Mango Spring Rolls with a Sweet Chili Sauce; Orange Beef Stir-Fry; Aromatic Lime Rice; Asian Cole Slaw; Mango Sorbet

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An Evening at Commander’s Palace 041021 (D) JS 90

April 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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If you missed the Mardi Gras dinner… or even if you didn’t!  Established in 1893, Commander’s Palace is one of the 5 “grand dames” of New Orleans restaurants.  Its chefs include Emeril Lagasse, Paul Prudhomme, and Jamie Shannon, among others.  Join Jerry for the evening as he recreates some of their famous dishes.  Spicy Crayfish Fettuccini; Apple Watercress and Stilton Salad; Honey Mustard Pork Tenderloin with Fig Habanero Sauce; Truffled Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes; Corn Cakes with Sour Cream and…

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Weeknight Special – Remembering Mom 041421 (D) PS $50

April 14, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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Between work and family obligations, it’s been one of those weeks, right?  So, come on in and relax, while a simple meal is prepared for you. Not having to cook as you enjoy some wine is a great finish to the day! Come and enjoy some of the best things my mom cooked for me.  "Cause" I want to share them with you all! Mom's Bean soup; Mom's Braised Basque Chicken; Mom's Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies

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Perfect Pairings-Paris to Provence 041521 (D) SPS, PS $95

April 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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Paris is truly a wonderful city – elegant restaurants, wide boulevards with allèes of trees, beautiful gardens, shops, vendors, and street markets.  Join Chefs Stephen and Pete and enjoy wonderful. delicious French food that sparks the imagination and has you dining in a Paris bistro along the Champs-Elysée, or beautiful Provence, steeped in history from cobbled streets and century-old buildings, to open-air markets and country farmhouses. Asparagus Soup with Parmesan Croutons (le velouté de asperges vertes); Tomato Galette with Goat…

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Get Ready for Spring 041621 (D) EW $85

April 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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There is still a bit of chill in the air, but blossoms are starting to bloom. Fresh vegetables, fresh pasta and crispy savory flavors are featured in this dinner. All served with wine and ending on a sweet, fruity and crunchy chocolate note. Fresh Cut Pasta with Charred Vegetable Ragu; Pork Tenderloin with Brown Sugar, Orange Confit and Fresh Thyme (recipe from Francis Mallmann); Potatoes Roasted in Duck Fat; Sautéed Haricot Verts with Caramelized Shallots; Blueberry Frangipane Tart with Dark Chocolate Crumble…

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The Tequila Class 041721 (D) JS $95 6:30 – 10 pm

April 17, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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Most everyone has had a tequila experience they remember for a long time and wish they could forget.  However, this one will be one you will want to remember.  Join Jerry as he continues his Cooking with Spirits series with The Tequila Class.  Tequila Infused Gazpacho Macho with Shrimp; Southwestern Caesar Salad with Jalapeño Crouton and Parmesan Anchovy Wafer; Short Ribs in a Tequila Guajillo Sauce Served over Green Chile Cheese Grit Cakes; Black Beans with Prosciutto and Pickled Jalapeños; Cilantro Rice; Pineapple…

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Rustic Italian Cooking 042321 (D) ML $90

April 23, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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Italians love to share their food. The most memorable meals are not fancy ones, but those where we pass the food around the table and serve it family-style.  Join us at Culinaria, and learn how to prepare a truly rustic Italian meal with these simple-to-execute recipes that are sure to please.  Creamy Pasta alla Vodka; Chicken Piccata; Crispy, Oven-Braised Fennel with Shaved Parmesan Cheese; Fresh Ricotta and Dark Chocolate Tart  

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Reservations Required 042421 (D) SPS, PS $130

April 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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Chefs look forward with anticipation to the wonderful flavor profiles in wine that will showcase and pair with their new recipes.  This special wine dinner is limited to 10 people, so everyone gets a seat at the "Chefs Table." The two Chefs, Stephen and Pete, have stepped up the ante with this menu, paired with wines to compliment the courses. Zucchini & Watercress Soup with Parmesan Toasts; Fresh Fettuccine with Scallops, Wild Mushrooms & Prosciutto; Fennel, Orange & Roasted Beet…

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