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Culinaria Cooking School

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

November 2019

Couples Cooking: Classic French (P) – $190/Pair – 11/15/19

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$190

Chef Marilena invites you to join her at Culinaria for an evening of classic French cooking. In this class we will learn how to make some delicious French dishes while demystifying some traditional French culinary techniques! Goat Cheese and Pear Tartines; Chicken with Tarragon, Shallot Sauce and Wine Sauce; Bright Fennel and Olive Salad with a Lemon Vinaigrette; Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse with Whipped Cream and Candied Orange Peel

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Parent and Child: Thanksgiving Teamwork (P) – $135/Pair – 11/16/19

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$135

This class is SOLD OUT but don't miss our 2nd showing on Sunday 11/17/19 at 2 pm!! This popular class has become an annual Culinaria tradition. We will work together in teams to create a mini-Thanksgiving feast that covers all of the highlights of the traditional meal. Children 9-12 with an adult please. Roast Turkey with Herbed Gravy; Mushroom-Sausage Stuffing; Cheesy Broccoli Casserole; Quick Cranberry Sauce; Pumpkin Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Knife Skills (P) – $80 Per Person – 11/16/19

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$80

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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Perfect Pairings: Piedmont and Tuscany (D) – $95 Per Person – 11/21/19

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95 7 tickets left

The rich culture and varied countryside of Italy attracts and inspires food and wine lovers from all over the globe. For countless visitors, this simple, yet imaginative cuisine of Italy, and its exquisite wines, that begin in the North, transverses the country, has now come to symbolize that very Italian, love of life; “la dolce vita.” Pecorino Flan with Parmesan Toasts, served with Erbaluce di Caluso; Red Snapper with Artichokes, Tomatoes, and Olives, served with Chianti Classico; Bistecca alla Fiorentio…

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Couples Fundamentals: Shellfish (P) – $190 Per Pair – 11/22/19

November 22 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$190 Sold out

The Fundamentals classes emphasize technique, skills and learning to work without a recipe. Sustainable fish and shellfish are becoming mainstays on our tables. The beauty of cooking with shellfish is that it is simple and easy to prepare, yet offers incredible variety. Please note the Fundamentals classes will be limited to 12 people. Grilled Squid Salad; Scallops Persillade (butter, parsley and garlic); Shrimp Creole with Rice; Apple Tarts with Salted Caramel Sauce

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The Best of the Northeast (D) – $90 Per Person – 11/22/19

November 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$90 23 tickets left

The cuisine of New England traces its roots to England. It is characterized by extensive use of seafood and dairy products, which results from its historical reliance on its seaports and fishing industry, as well as extensive dairy farming in inland regions. Fall and winter are the perfect time of year for this cuisine. Stuffies (stuffed clams) - a Rhode Island favorite; New England Clam Chowder; Shrimp Toast; Lobster Rolls with Fresh- Made Buns, served with Fries and Chips; Boston…

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A Night in the Bayou

November 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$75 26 tickets left

Sit back and relax while watching Chef Shanel (of Chef Shanel & Company) prepare a Cajun/Creole meal. Learn techniques and recipes that you can use to host your next dinner party. Muffuletta Panzanella, Brown Butter Shrimp with Gouda Grits, Bourbon Pecan Red Velvet Cake 

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December 2019

Knife Skills (P) – $80 Per Person – 12/5/19

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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$80 12 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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Couples Fundamentals: Pasta (P) – $190 Per Pair – 12/6/19

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$190 Sold out

The Fundamentals classes emphasize technique, skills and learning to work without a recipe. If you have ever wanted to make fresh pasta, this is the class you’ve been waiting for. Once you learn the proper techniques of making the pasta dough and learning to roll it out, you will leave the boxed stuff behind forever! Please note the Fundamentals classes will be limited to 12 people. Fresh Pasta Dough; Ricotta and Goat Cheese Tortellini with Pancetta, Peas, and Mint; Hand Cut…

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Chef’s Tasting (D) – $90 Per Person – 12/6/19

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$90 22 tickets left

Coming to the mainstream in the 1990s, tasting menus evolved into elaborate showcases highlighting the culinary artistry of the chef. Chef Pete created this special menu with big, bold flavors to delight your palate! Oxtail Stuffed with Baby Squid over Cremini Mushrooms with Mustard Oil and Braising Reduction; Slow Roasted Seasonal Fish over Red Wine Risotto and Grilled Asparagus; Chocolate Domes filled with several flavors and covered with Mirror Glaze

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Holiday Baking: Celebration Sweet Breads (P) – $85 Per Person – 12/7/19

December 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85 Sold out

With the Holiday season approaching, we always look for inspiration for show-stopping baked goods and breads to use as the center piece on our table for a brunch, afternoon tea, or, any special gathering. In this class we will learn the necessary techniques required for working with rich, yeast-based dough and the many possibilities of filling and shaping it to make irresistible sweet breads. This class is a combination of hands-on participation and demonstration. Snowflake Pull-Apart Bread with Cinnamon Sugar,…

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“Chef” – The Movie (D) – $85 Per Person – 12/7/19

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85 22 tickets left

Favreau plays a chef who, after a public altercation with a food critic, quits his job at a popular Los Angeles restaurant to operate a food truck with his young son. Inspired by the movie “Chef”, this class is about enjoying life, having fun, and cooking the things you love to cook (AND eat)! An Amuse of Four Cheese Grilled Cheese with Tomato Soup; Spicy Pasta Aglio e Olio; Mojo Marinated Pork Shoulder with Yucca Fries and Homemade Banana Ketchup;…

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Parent and Tween: Holiday Morning (P) – $135/Per Pair – 12/8/19

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$135 4 tickets left

The holiday season brings us visiting family and friends and offers ample opportunities to celebrate. Make the most of your time together with a hearty breakfast menu that will get you through the busiest of days, whether you are tree-trimming, shopping or just celebrating with family. Student will work in teams. Kids 9 and up with and adult please. Biscuits and Sausage Gravy; Oven Roasted Potatoes and Peppers; Winter Citrus Salad; Holiday Cookies

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Holiday Cookies (P) – $75 Per Person – 12/8/19

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$75 5 tickets left

Around the world, in the winter, people come together to bake decorative cookies. Patterns can be made with intricate hand-carved rolling pins and cookie molds or cutouts featuring special ingredients. Cookies can be structured into beautiful shapes. Come join us for our favorites! Dutch Spiced Speculaas (shortcrust biscuit), Orange Pine Nut Rosemary Shortbread, Chocolate-Dipped Almond Macaroons, Apricot-Almond Bars

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Protected: Moms of Oakton 121119 (D) SPS, PS

110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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Come and join the fabulous Chefs of Culinaria for another Holiday Salute to the Moms! Seasonal Salad; Crispy Salmon; Roasted Sweet Potato Puree with Rosemary; Decadent Chocolate Tart

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Elegance of the Plate (D) – $90 Per Person – 12/12/19

December 12 @ 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

Chefs are moving away from towering food and swooshes of sauce on plates to a simpler, more elegant plating style. The food should look refined and elegant, but it should also look effortless, even if you have a lot of technique behind it. Chef Pete continues this series, not only with fabulous food, but also with some fine plating technics. Shrimp Bisque; Rack of Lamb Chops with Tomato Concasse with Mint Oil; Grilled Rolled Eggplant Stuffed with Fresh Made Ricotta…

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Holiday Cookie Exchange (P) – $75 Per Person – 12/13/19

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$75 13 tickets left

Have you ever been invited to a cookie exchange and have no idea what to bring or make? Debbie will show you all the techniques to make several delicious cookie recipes and you can fill your cookie tin with an assortment of delightful holiday treats to take home! Traditional Cutouts Decorated with Royal Icing (quick drying method); Italian Rainbow (Tricolore) Cookies; Almond Biscotti; Double Chocolate Chip; Almond Drop Cookies; ginger snaps

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Christmas Great Dinner (D) – $110 Per Person – 12/14/19

December 14 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$110 19 tickets left

“Sleigh bells ring, are you listening...?” Join Chefs Stephen and Pete as they whisk you through a special Christmas Dinner paired with different wines, designed to set you in the holiday spirit. Register early, this popular class will sell out! Amuse Busch-Caviar over Crème Fraîche Stars (oven puff pastry); Butternut Squash Soup with Shrimp and Orange Scented Mascarpone; Asparagus with Smoked Trout and Toasted Hazelnuts; Chilean Sea Bass and Potato Rösti over Savory Spinach; Stuffed Acorn Squash with Apple, Shallots,…

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