Classes and Events

October 2014 – April 2015

Oct
25
Sat
Wine, Dine & Music Cruise
Oct 25 @ 12:15 pm – Oct 30 @ 1:15 pm

Early Bird Savings!  Until January 15th, 2014 we have lowered the cost of the cruise for each cabin category.  Please do not wait if you know you want to go!!

 

The cruise will be on Norwegian Cruise Line on the Pearl from October 25 through 30, 2014.  With 16 delicious dining options, 13 bars and lounges, casino, spa, pools, fitness center, and so much more, the Pearl is a destination of her own.

 

Included again in our program is a complimentary bottle of wine per cabin each evening to be enjoyed.  This year we have partnered with KENDALL-JACKSONand their family of wines.   Included will be Kendall-Jackson, Byron Santa Barbara, Avant, Edmeades and Murphy-Goode.

 

Joining us from KENDALL-JACKSON is the Executive Chef at Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates, chef Justin WanglerKENDALL-JACKSON will be sending along winemakers and sommelier’s to delight and educate you on wine and food and wine pairing.

 

And back by popular demand is internationally recognized chef, educator, and author, chef John Ash.

 

Last year, World Classic Rockers blew the pool deck up with their repertoire of original hits from Boston, Journey, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Santana and Steppenwolf. They are coming back!! They will be joined by the legendary 70′s rock band America, performing their Grammy winning hits “A Horse With No Name” and “Ventura Highway.”  Also joining us will be Chris Mann, who   boasts a wildly eclectic assortment of songs, ranging from Willie Nelson’s “Always on My Mind” and Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now” to “Ave Maria” and Damien Rice’s “The Blowers’ Daughter,” with the latter featuring a special guest appearance from Christina Aguilera. Just added The Music of ABBA – ARRIVAL from Sweden tribute band.

 

At this time, we are still busy putting together our onboard program that will consist of Wine and Food hosted dinners, Culinary School classes, Wine and Art classes, Mixology classes, which will feature the newest  “it thing.” … craft beer cocktails and so much more!  Wine tasting for small groups will also be offered.

 

We hope that you will be able to join us again in 2014!   Book now as this offer is only good until January 15th, 2014.  Sign up today!

Mar
3
Tue
Southern Season Cooking class featuring Culinary Birds
Mar 3 – Mar 4 all-day

Charleston, SC: Southern Season Cooking class featuring Culinary Birds. Contact: www.southernseason.com/cooking-school/charleston

Apr
22
Wed
All About the Bird @ Rudy's A Cook's Paradise
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Korean Chicken Wings
Chicken and Shrimp Meatball Soup
Turkey Breast Picatta
Frisee Salad with Fried Eggs and Maple Roasted Bacon
This class will be in honor of birds and Chef John Ash’s new cookbook, Culinary Birds: The Ultimate Poultry Cookbook. We’ll have the chef new cookbook on hand, purchase it in class and have it autographed!

Chef John Ash is a James Beard award-winning author, teacher, and restaurateur. He co-hosts a weekly food and wine radio talk show, The Good Food Hour, broadcast in Sonoma County and teaches cooking classes at various cooking schools, including the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, California. He lives in Santa Rosa, California.

Apr
23
Thu
An Evening of Hors D’Oeuvres @ Rudy's A Cook's Paradise
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

An Evening of Hors du’Oeuvres
Menu:
Seared Tuna on Rice Crackers with Wasabi Aioli

Spicy Potato Samosas with Cilantro Chutney

Coconut Chicken Skewers with Mango Mustard Seed Sauce

Crispy Rice Croquettes with Fontina and prosciutto

Tortillitas with Shrimp and Romesco Sauce

This class will be an amazingly delicious evening of Hors du’Oeuvres. You will learn from the master how to prep them, store them, and serve them as if your kitchen was a five star restaurant. We’ll have the chef’s new cookbook on hand, purchase it in class, and have it autographed!
Chef John Ash is a James Beard award-winning author, teacher, and restaurateur. He co-hosts a weekly food and wine radio talk show, The Good Food Hour, broadcast in Sonoma County and teaches cooking classes at various cooking schools, including the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, California. He lives in Santa Rosa, California.