Classes and Events

Feb
23
Sun
The Marriage of Food and Wine @ The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Feb 23 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

CIA LogoSpend a fun afternoon exploring and refining your culinary sensory abilities. During this class, Chef John Ash will review the dynamics of how we taste, and then dive into an interactive exploration of how food and wine work with each other. You’ll come away with some basic templates to operate from to help you put food and wine together successfully. And you’ll gain a much better understanding of how to make positive matches happen, whether you’re dining at a restaurant or in your own home.

Feb
25
Tue
Woodfield Country Club- Boca Raton, FL @ Woodfield Country Club
Feb 25 @ 6:15 pm – Feb 28 @ 7:15 pm

These classes are available only to members of the Woodfield Country Club.  If you’re interested, please contact the folks at the club using the contact info I’ve posted here.  Thank you!

 

Mar
4
Tue
Cooking Classes at the Mid Ocean Club, Harrington Sound, Bermuda @ The Mid Ocean Club
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm

Join me for a whole week’s worth of cooking classes at this gorgeous resort in Bermuda!  I’ll be doing classes daily from Tuesday March 4, to Sunday March 9.  Classes range from $75 to $85 for members, and $90 to $99 for non-members.  We’ll learn to cook poultry, sustainable seafood, and I’ll show you how to pair wine and food.  Join me in Bermuda!

 

Mar
12
Wed
Book Signing & Conversation- Omnivore Books @ Omnivore Books on Food
Mar 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join me at this great San Francisco book store that specializes in books about food!  We’ll talk about cooking, and I’ll answer questions and sign books.  They’ll have plenty available there.  See you at Omnivore Books on Food!

Mar
13
Thu
Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives- a CIA/Harvard Conference @ The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Mar 13 @ 6:15 pm – Mar 16 @ 7:15 pm

A Leadership Conference Bridging Nutrition Science, Healthcare, and the Culinary Arts.  For more, read this great article on this annual event:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/11/dining/doctors-learn-to-cook-healthy-crave-able-foods.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

Mar
20
Thu
Culinary Birds- Reno, NV @ Nothing to It! Culinary Center
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

What better way to celebrate our 15th anniversary than to have our very first guest chef return to Nothing to It! John has a brand new book called “Culinary Birds”. This demonstration class will feature recipes such as Korean Chicken Wings, Turkey Breast Picatta and Tea Smoked Game Hens. In addition to learning and sampling these delicious recipes, John will teach you how to purchase the best poultry and think about new ways to incorporate these noble birds into your meal and party plans.

Mar
21
Fri
An Evening with John Ash- Reno, NV @ Nothing to It! Culinary Center
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 22 @ 9:00 pm

Spend some quality time with one of the country’s finest culinary teachers, John Ash, and savor a delicious meal in the process. John will lead you on a fabulous hands-on culinary experience with show-stopping recipes and wine pairings from his James Beard and IACP award winning culinary career. This is definitely an evening you won’t want to miss!

Mar
23
Sun
The Marriage of Food and Wine- CIA, Greystone @ The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Mar 23 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Spend a fun afternoon exploring and refining your culinary sensory abilities. During this class, Chef John Ash will review the dynamics of how we taste, and then dive into an interactive exploration of how food and wine work with each other. You’ll come away with some basic templates to operate from to help you put food and wine together successfully. And you’ll gain a much better understanding of how to make positive matches happen, whether you’re dining at a restaurant or in your own home.

Mar
27
Thu
The World of Olive Oil @ Draeger's Cooking School- San Mateo
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A demonstration class focused on Olive Oils from around the world.  The menu includes:

Bagna Cauda Dipping Sauce
Grilled Asparagus with Prosciutto and Lemon Olive Oil
Haba Bean Soup with Smoked Olive Oil
Spaghetti all Rustica
Orange Olive Oil Cake with Fresh Berries

Mar
30
Sun
Cooks with Books- John Ash, Culinary Birds @ Left Bank Restaurant- Larkspur
Mar 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This event includes an extraordinary meal at the Left Bank in Larkspur, and a signed Culinary Birds cookbook.  It will definitely be a fun evening of good food, great wine, and talking about cooking!