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Culinaria Cooking School

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

March 2021

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

March 5 @ 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

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

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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French Macaron Master Class 031321 (P) MP $90

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$90 5 tickets left

In this fun and interactive class, you will learn the fine art to making these challenging mouthwatering morsels that are made easy enough to be done in your own kitchen! The classic 'Gerbert' or 'Paris Macaron' is a French meringue-based almond sandwich cookie. The celebrated original tea shop Ladurée on the Champs-Elysees in Paris is given credit for the creation of the classic French-style filled macaron.  Together with our classically trained Pastry Chef, we will demystify and dismiss some of…

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

March 17 @ 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 2 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 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95 Sold out

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 @ 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

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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Knife Skills 031221 (P) PS $85 (Moved to 031921)

March 19 @ 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 Sold out

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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Artisanal Pizza and Focaccia 032021 (P) MP 85

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85.00 -1 tickets left

Learn the secrets of a perfect pizza.  Create the most delicious toppings for your pizza with the freshest and best ingredients.  Make authentic Italian focaccia from scratch, using the most suitable aromatic herbs, cheese and spices for your focaccia Delicious meal of prepared pizzas and focaccias. Your pizza-making cooking class starts with the most important part: making the dough. After learning the art of dough-making and kneading, Next up is a lesson in rolling out the pizza dough and creating a…

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The Restaurant Experience 032021 (D) SPS $95

March 20 @ 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 1 ticket 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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Croissant and Pain au Chocolat 032621 (P) PCM $95

March 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95.00 3 tickets left

Croissants are a labor of love that are delicate, challenging, but absolutely worth the time! Add this French classic to your baking repertoire and you are guaranteed to be the envy of all of your friends and family as they just melt in their mouths!  Renowned for its classically French heritage, this yeasted dough is layered with butter and given a succession of folds that create the distinctive profile of the famously adored croissant. In this highly interactive class, our…

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Italian Teaching Traditions 032621 (D) PS $85

March 26 @ 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

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 @ 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

Now that the series is over, we thought it might be nice to reflect on Pre-WW-I England and the cuisine of the castle employees.  In a world where protocol and appearance were key, even the staff enjoyed the fantastic opulence of the great estate.  Come and join Chefs Ellen & Stephen as they prepare a dinner from Edwardian England. Amuse – Mushroom Vol-au-Vent; Chestnut Soup with Crème Fraîche; Asparagus in Cider Sauce; Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding; Mashed Potatoes; The…

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April 2021

Making Tiramisu at Home 040221 (P) PCM $80

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$80.00 4 tickets left

Tiramisu (translated as “pick me up” in Italian) is always a favorite with rich flavors of coffee, chocolate, and mascarpone layered between sheets of soaked, soft ladyfingers. This is the perfect dessert for make-ahead events where you want to impress but still feed a crowd easily.  In this class, you’ll learn how to make all the components from scratch, how you can vary the flavors for seasonality, and a variety of ways to decorate it for a WOW! -worthy dessert…

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The Foods of America 040221 (D) PS $85

April 2 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 3 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 @ 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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Croissant and Pain au Chocolat 041021 (P) PCM $95

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95.00 Sold out

Additional tickets are available for this class - please call the office. Croissants are a labor of love that are delicate, challenging, but absolutely worth the time! Add this French classic to your baking repertoire and you are guaranteed to be the envy of all of your friends and family as they just melt in their mouths!  Renowned for its classically French heritage, this yeasted dough is layered with butter and given a succession of folds that create the distinctive…

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

April 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 12 tickets left

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 @ 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! 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 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95 4 tickets left

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 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$85 12 tickets left

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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French Macaron Master Class 041721 (P) PCM $90

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$90.00 5 tickets left

In this fun and interactive class, you will learn the fine art to making these challenging mouthwatering morsels that are made easy enough to be done in your own kitchen! The classic 'Gerbert' or 'Paris Macaron' is a French meringue-based almond sandwich cookie. The celebrated original tea shop Ladurée on the Champs-Elysees in Paris is given credit for the creation of the classic French-style filled macaroon.  Together with our classically trained Pastry Chef, we will demystify and dismiss some of…

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

April 17 @ 6:30 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

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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Donuts, Beignets, Zeppoli and Churros 042321 (P) PCM $95

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$95.00 4 tickets left

Learn the basics of making the doughs to some of your favorites.  Doughs will include a traditional yeast leavened doughnut, French beignets, and Mexican churros.  As an added bonus we will make a salted caramel filling for the donuts, and a rich chocolate sauce for dipping your handcrafted Churros!  These are some of the most time honored, and very appreciated delectable treats that can be described in their truest sense as comfort food, perfect afternoon winter past time for a Saturday or Sunday! …

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Rustic Italian Cooking 042321 (D) ML $90

April 23 @ 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 11 tickets left

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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Artisanal Pizza and Focaccia 042421 (P) PCM

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
$85.00 6 tickets left

  Learn the secrets of a perfect pizza.  Create the most delicious toppings for your pizza with the freshest and best ingredients.  Make authentic Italian focaccia from scratch, using the most suitable aromatic herbs, cheese and spices for your focaccia Delicious meal of prepared pizzas and focaccias. Your pizza-making cooking class starts with the most important part: making the dough. After learning the art of dough-making and kneading, Next up is a lesson in rolling out the pizza dough and creating…

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Reservations Required 042421 (D) SPS, PS $130

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$130 10 tickets left

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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May 2021

Weekends at a Country Inn 050121 (D) SPS $90

May 1 @ 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 10 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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Mother’s Day Celebration 050821 6:30 – 10 pm (D) SPS, PS $150

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. N.W.
Vienna, VA 22180 United States
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$150.00 12 tickets left

If you are tired of taking the number one person in your lives, mom, to that same brunch or restaurant, then Culinaria is the place to be.  Join Chefs Stephen & Pete for an epicurean delight, paired with special wines, that mom will remember for years to follow. Smoked Salmon-Stuffed Campari Tomatoes; Crab Cakes with Spicy Rémoulade over Greens; Heirloom Tomato Salad with Mozzarella & Basil; Pecan-Crusted Loin of Lamb with Mushroom Sauce; Alsatian Potato Gratin; Roasted Asparagus with Sherry Vinaigrette; Tiramisu…

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