Schedule of Classes & Events

   Fall/Holiday 2014

Note: Please call 877.759.1004 to 1. get on a wait list if a class is full,
2. to redeem a gift certificate, 3. earn a 10% discount by registering for 3
or more classes or 4. if you have any trouble at all!

If you are interested in events scheduled beyond the dates here, check out the monthly calendar. You are welcome to register for classes as soon as they are posted on the calendar or you can wait until further details are listed on this Schedule of Events.

November     back to top

Citrus Salt fixinsEdible Gifts from the Kitchen (hands-on)
with chef Anne Cornell

Sunday, November 16 Sold Out. New Date Added: Nov 23

1:00 - 4:00 pm

Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$89

Relish's chef Anne Cornell leads this fun DIY class where we'll make delicious gifts just in time for the holidays. At Relish we're believers in giving edible gifts and experiences instead of more stuff. So we'll get creative, make some fun gourmet goodies and share ideas for beautiful and clever packaging. Participants will make and take home each item along with lots of new ideas for holiday gifts.

  • Homemade Vanilla Extract
  • Homemade Vanilla Sugar
  • Sea Salt Chocolate Toffee Brittle
  • Lavender Limoncello
  • Citrus Salt
  • Rosemary Pinenut Biscotti

This Relish class includes a glass of wine per person served to all participants over 21 years of age. Additional wine is available for purchase by the glass or bottle.


Citrus Salt fixinsEdible Gifts from the Kitchen (hands-on)
with chef Anne Cornell

Sunday, November 23

1:00 - 4:00 pm

Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$89

Relish's chef Anne Cornell leads this fun DIY class where we'll make delicious gifts just in time for the holidays. At Relish we're believers in giving edible gifts and experiences instead of more stuff. So we'll get creative, make some fun gourmet goodies and share ideas for beautiful and clever packaging. Participants will make and take home each item along with lots of new ideas for holiday gifts.

  • Homemade Vanilla Extract
  • Homemade Vanilla Sugar
  • Sea Salt Chocolate Toffee Brittle
  • Lavender Limoncello
  • Citrus Salt
  • Rosemary Pinenut Biscotti

This Relish class includes a glass of wine per person served to all participants over 21 years of age. Additional wine is available for purchase by the glass or bottle.


December     back to top

Festive Holiday Appetizers (hands-on)
with chef Anne Cornell

Friday, December 5

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$95

It seems like everyone's always looking for new appetizer ideas for entertaining, especially during the holidays. If this describes you, think of attending this festive class where you're sure to learn be inspired by new recipes and easily reproducible cooking techniques. Relish's chef Anne Cornell incorporates international flavors and less common ingredients to yield creative, crowd-pleasing appetizers. She will show you how to easily adapt these appetizers into first or main courses, and how to prep ahead so you can relax and enjoy your party. We'll welcome guests with a fun sparkling cocktail made with trendy shrub syrup, and we'll sip fun, local wines as we savor all of the appetizers at the end of the class.

  • Wild Berry Shrub Prosecco Cocktail
  • Fried Goat Cheese Bites with Rosemary Honey
  • Lemon Thyme Shrimp with Warm Tomato-Vodka Dipping Sauce
  • Spicy Chickpea Samosas with Raita
  • Moroccan Lamb Meatballs with Harissa-Infused Sauce
  • Celery Root and Apple Slaw in Endive Spears
  • Individual Apple Tart Tatins

This Relish class includes 2 glasses of wine (8 oz. total) per person served to all participants over 21 years of age. Additional wine is available for purchase by the glass or bottle.


A wonderful haul of wild mushroomsWild Mushroom Foray, Cooking Class & Lunch
with forager-chef Elissa Rubin-Mahon

Sunday, December 7

9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Foraging site 30 minutes north of Healdsburg, followed by lunch at the Relish Culinary Center
$120

Sonoma County is one of the best edible wild mushroom regions in the entire world. Join chef, preservist & forager Elissa Rubin-Mahon as she leads a foray in the hills above Healdsburg. Participants will learn the fundamentals of edible wild mushroom foraging, including what trees and terrain to look for, the most easily-recognizable edible mushrooms of our region, handling, safety and more. We'll gather all of our found mushrooms, edible or not, to use as examples of identifying characteristics. After working up an appetite from our tromp in the beautiful woods, we'll gather for a cooking demonstration lead by chef Elissa focused on storing, handling and cooking with a variety of fresh and dry wild mushrooms. We'll cook up any edibles we find along with our amazing four-course mushroom lunch served with wonderful local wines.

  • Wild mushroom lunch menu coming soon

This Relish class includes 8 ounces of premium wine per person served to all participants over 21 years of age. Additional wine is available for purchase by the glass or bottle.

This event will repeat monthly thru March. More dates coming soon.


Tenth Annual!
Family gingerbread funFamily Gingerbread House Decorating

Wednesday, December 17

7:00 - 8:30 pm

Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$79 for up to 5 participants

Round up friends and family to enjoy a holiday-filled night together decorating a big, sturdy and delicious gingerbread house. Relish provides the frosting (aka "glue") and oodles of candy, cookies, cereal, candy canes and other materials to inspire creativity in all ages. You can expect holiday music and hot chocolate to complete this family-friendly gathering. Each group will take home its decorated gingerbread house to admire and devour.


Twelfth Annual!

Decorating Christmas goodiesKids' Holiday Treats Workshop

Monday, December 22

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$55 (ages 8 - 12)

After 12 years the Kid's Holiday Treats Workshop is still going strong! As always kids will create a variety of seasonal goodies from scratch, and a big mess that you don't have to clean up! The kids will do it all—measure, mix, stir, roll, bake, decorate and taste, plus decorate a take-home goodie box. Participants will enjoy a bit of just-made ice cream at the end of the class and take home recipe packets and goodies to share (or not!)

  • Menu coming soon

A wonderful haul of wild mushroomsWild Mushroom Foray, Cooking Class & Lunch
with forager-chef Elissa Rubin-Mahon

Sunday, December 28

9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Foraging site 30 minutes north of Healdsburg, followed by lunch at the Relish Culinary Center
$120

Sonoma County is one of the best edible wild mushroom regions in the entire world. Join chef, preservist & forager Elissa Rubin-Mahon as she leads a foray in the hills above Healdsburg. Participants will learn the fundamentals of edible wild mushroom foraging, including what trees and terrain to look for, the most easily-recognizable edible mushrooms of our region, handling, safety and more. We'll gather all of our found mushrooms, edible or not, to use as examples of identifying characteristics. After working up an appetite from our tromp in the beautiful woods, we'll gather for a cooking demonstration lead by chef Elissa focused on storing, handling and cooking with a variety of fresh and dry wild mushrooms. We'll cook up any edibles we find along with our amazing four-course mushroom lunch served with wonderful local wines.

  • Wild mushroom lunch menu coming soon

This Relish class includes 8 ounces of premium wine per person served to all participants over 21 years of age. Additional wine is available for purchase by the glass or bottle.

This event will repeat monthly thru March. More dates coming soon.


 

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