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Italian Wine Dinner (11/11/17)

Classic Cooking is pleased to be partnering with Quail Distributing, a premier distributor of fine wines, in sharing the outstanding wines of Italy during a special five-course Italian Wine Dinner on Saturday, November 11th, 2017. The evening will feature a menu prepared by Chef Pascal Dionot along with wine pairings presented by special guest and Italian Wine Ambassador, Kevin Karwowski. Please join us for what is sure to be a memorable evening.

This is a Specialty Class, and no vouchers will be accepted.  Seating is limited so make reservations early. Call 480-502-0177 for reservations or more information.

Cost: $75 per person. Seating at 5:00 pm.

Please call 480-502-0177 to make a reservation!

MENU

Aperitivo ~ Gougeres with Parmesan Cheese

Insalata ~ Goat Cheese & Crab Tartlet on Mixed Greens

Antipasti ~ Mussels Steamed in Fennel Broth & Pancetta

Primi ~ Mushroom and Asparagus Risotto

Secondi ~ Duck Breast with Root Vegetables

Dolce ~ Poached Pear with Almond Semifreddo and Italian Biscotti

WHAT TO EXPECT:

    • This class is not a cooking class. There is no portion of the class that is hands-on or demonstration.
    • Our sommelier or wine expert will lead the class. They will lecture about the wines and answer any questions you may have, and the Chef will discuss the food pairings.
    • This is a five course tasting menu. We will serve five small portions of all of the menu items – each paired with a two ounce pour of wine.
    • Gratuity is not included in the class price. If you kindly wish to leave our staff a tip, they will split all gratuity left among the instructor, assistant, server, and dish washer.
    • $75 per person.  Cancellation must be made 72 hours in advance of course time.
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Wine Series Class 6 – Vinho Verde & Port (10/02/17)

Week 6 of our Fall 2017 Wine Series:

  • Week 1 – Steen and Pinotage
  • Week 2 – Rosés and Pinot Noir
  • Week 3 – Ice Wines
  • Week 4 – Wines from Eastern Europe
  • Week 5 – Arizona Wines
  • Week 6 – Vinho Verde and Port

Tonight’s Topic: We look at two major wines (Vinho Verde & Port) produced in Portugal – a place where time has stopped. With Port, we answer the following questions:

  • Is it the first wine in a bottle?
  • Is Port ever white?
  • Who is the largest consumer of Port?

The wine series will be hosted by Cathleen Rosenberg. Chef Rosenberg is a graduate with honors from Scottsdale Culinary Institute, San Francisco State University Cum Laude and recipient of a Certificate in French from Grenoble University in France.  For many years she taught wine and hospitality classes as well as restaurant operations in Technique Restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale, Arizona. During this time she earned her Wine Specialist Certification from the Society of Wine Educators in 2010. Her ’byob’ bistro in Carefree focused on wine and food-pairing dinners (2005-2007). She currently has clients that she cooks for.

Complimentary food will be served with the wines.

This is a Specialty Class.  No vouchers will be accepted.

SPECIAL OFFER: Buy 5 classes in this series, get the 6th one free! You will get a total value of $300 for a price of only $250! (Please call us if you are interested in this offer.)

REGISTER HERE FOR WEEK 6- (10/02/17)

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Wine Series Class 5 – Arizona Wines (09/25/17)

Week 5 of our Fall 2017 Wine Series:

  • Week 1 – Steen and Pinotage
  • Week 2 – Rosés and Pinot Noir
  • Week 3 – Ice Wines
  • Week 4 – Wines from Eastern Europe
  • Week 5 – Arizona Wines
  • Week 6 – Vinho Verde and Port

Tonight’s Topic: A look at the wines grown and cultivated in our very own Grand Canyon state. We’re getting better all the time!

The wine series will be hosted by Cathleen Rosenberg. Chef Rosenberg is a graduate with honors from Scottsdale Culinary Institute, San Francisco State University Cum Laude and recipient of a Certificate in French from Grenoble University in France.  For many years she taught wine and hospitality classes as well as restaurant operations in Technique Restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale, Arizona. During this time she earned her Wine Specialist Certification from the Society of Wine Educators in 2010. Her ’byob’ bistro in Carefree focused on wine and food-pairing dinners (2005-2007). She currently has clients that she cooks for.

Complimentary food will be served with the wines.

This is a Specialty Class.  No vouchers will be accepted.

SPECIAL OFFER: Buy 5 classes in this series, get the 6th one free! You will get a total value of $300 for a price of only $250! (Please call us if you are interested in this offer.)

 

REGISTER HERE FOR WEEK 5 – (09/25/17)


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Five-Course Continental Wine Dinner (09/23/17)

Our wine expert will guide you through this informative and delicious five course tasting dinner paired with wine.

MENU
Leek & Goat Cheese Tartlet w/ Cardamom Honey
Dry Sea Scallops with Asparagus & Lobster Sauce
Chicken Catalan with Saffron Rice
Flat Iron with Zinfandel Sauce, Mashed Potato & Brussels Sprouts
Grilled Pound Cake with Berries

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • This class is not a cooking class. There is no portion of the class that is hands-on or demonstration.
  • Our sommelier or wine expert will lead the class. They will lecture about the bottle and answer any general questions you may have. The Chef will talk about the food pairings.
  • This is a 5 course tasting menu. We will serve five small portions of all of the menu items – each paired with a 2 ounce pour of wine.
  • Gratuity is not included in the class price. If you kindly wish to leave our staff a tip, they will split all gratuity left among the instructor, assistant, server, and dish washer.
  • $100 per person.  Call to inquire about seasonal discounts.  Cancellation must be made 72 hours in advance of course time.
  • To make a reservation call (480) 502-0177 or e-mail info@ccacademy.edu
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Wine Series Class 4 – Eastern European Wines (09/18/17)

Week 4 of our Fall 2017 Wine Series:

  • Week 1 – Steen and Pinotage
  • Week 2 – Rosés and Pinot Noir
  • Week 3 – Ice Wines
  • Week 4 – Wines from Eastern Europe
  • Week 5 – Arizona Wines
  • Week 6 – Vinho Verde and Port

Tonight’s Topic: Wines from Eastern Europe: Hungary, Croatia, Macedonia, and Greece. We’ll take a look at whether these countries’ wines are still foot-trodden.

The wine series will be hosted by Cathleen Rosenberg. Chef Rosenberg is a graduate with honors from Scottsdale Culinary Institute, San Francisco State University Cum Laude and recipient of a Certificate in French from Grenoble University in France.  For many years

she taught wine and hospitality classes as well as restaurant operations in Technique Restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale, Arizona. During this time she earned her Wine Specialist Certification from the Society of Wine Educators in 2010. Her ’byob’ bistro in Carefree focused on wine and food-pairing dinners (2005-2007). She currently has clients that she cooks for.

Complimentary food will be served with the wines.

This is a Specialty Class.  No vouchers will be accepted.

SPECIAL OFFER: Buy 5 classes in this series, get the 6th one free! You will get a total value of $300 for a price of only $250! (Please call us if you are interested in this offer.)

 

REGISTER HERE FOR WEEK 4- (09/18/17)


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Wine Series Class 3 – Ice Wines (09/11/17)

Week 3 of our Fall 2017 Wine Series:

  • Week 1 – Steen and Pinotage
  • Week 2 – Rosés and Pinot Noir
  • Week 3 – Ice Wines
  • Week 4 – Wines from Eastern Europe
  • Week 5 – Arizona Wines
  • Week 6 – Vinho Verde and Port

Tonight’s Topic: Ice Wines from Canada, New York, and China

The wine series will be hosted by Cathleen Rosenberg. Chef Rosenberg is a graduate with honors from Scottsdale Culinary Institute, San Francisco State University Cum Laude and recipient of a Certificate in French from Grenoble University in France.  For many years she taught wine and hospitality classes as well as restaurant operations in Technique Restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale, Arizona. During this time she earned her Wine Specialist Certification from the Society of Wine Educators in 2010. Her ’byob’ bistro in Carefree focused on wine and food-pairing dinners (2005-2007). She currently has clients that she cooks for.

Complimentary food will be served with the wines.

This is a Specialty Class.  No vouchers will be accepted.

SPECIAL OFFER: Buy 5 classes in this series, get the 6th one free! You will get a total value of $300 for a price of only $250! (Please call us if you are interested in this offer.)

 

REGISTER HERE FOR WEEK 3- (09/11/17)


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Wine Series Class 2 – Rosés & Pinot Noir (08/28/17)

Week 2 of our Fall 2017 Wine Series:

  • Week 1 – Steen and Pinotage
  • Week 2 – Rosés and Pinot Noir
  • Week 3 – Ice Wines
  • Week 4 – Wines from Eastern Europe
  • Week 5 – Arizona Wines
  • Week 6 – Vinho Verde and Port

Tonight’s Topic: Rosés and Pinot Noir: A look at wines from Southern France and Oregon.

The wine series will be hosted by Cathleen Rosenberg. Chef Rosenberg is a graduate with honors from Scottsdale Culinary Institute, San Francisco State University Cum Laude and recipient of a Certificate in French from Grenoble University in France.  For many years she taught wine and hospitality classes as well as restaurant operations in Technique Restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale, Arizona. During this time she earned her Wine Specialist Certification from the Society of Wine Educators in 2010. Her ’byob’ bistro in Carefree focused on wine and food-pairing dinners (2005-2007). She currently has clients that she cooks for.

Complimentary food will be served with the wines.

This is a Specialty Class.  No vouchers will be accepted.

SPECIAL OFFER: Buy 5 classes in this series, get the 6th one free! You will get a total value of $300 for a price of only $250! (Please call us if you are interested in this offer.)

 

REGISTER HERE FOR WEEK 2- (08/28/17)


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Wine Series Class 1 – Steen & Pinotage (08/21/17)

Week 1 of our Fall 2017 Wine Series:

  • Week 1 – Steen and Pinotage
  • Week 2 – Rosés and Pinot Noir
  • Week 3 – Ice Wines
  • Week 4 – Wines from Eastern Europe
  • Week 5 – Arizona Wines
  • Week 6 – Vinho Verde and Port

Tonight’s Topic: What are Steen and Pinotage? A look at South African wines.

The wine series will be hosted by Cathleen Rosenberg. Chef Rosenberg is a graduate with honors from Scottsdale Culinary Institute, San Francisco State University Cum Laude and recipient of a Certificate in French from Grenoble University in France.  For many years she taught wine and hospitality classes as well as restaurant operations in Technique Restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale, Arizona. During this time she earned her Wine Specialist Certification from the Society of Wine Educators in 2010. Her ’byob’ bistro in Carefree focused on wine and food-pairing dinners (2005-2007). She currently has clients that she cooks for.

Complimentary food will be served with the wines.

This is a Specialty Class.  No vouchers will be accepted.

SPECIAL OFFER: Buy 5 classes in this series, get the 6th one free! You will get a total value of $300 for a price of only $250! Please use the below PayPal button if you are interested in this offer:


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REGISTER HERE FOR WEEK 1 ONLY- (08/21/17)


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