Schedule of Classes & Events

   Fall/Holiday 2017

Note: Please call 707.431.9999 to
1. get on a wait list if a class is full,
2. to redeem a paper gift certificate,
3. earn a 10% discount by registering for 3 or more classes at one time 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.

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Jordan WineryJordan Winery Cooking Adventure (hands-on)

Saturdays, September 30 & October 7

9:45 am - 3:00 PM

Jordan Winery & Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$200 (discounts available for Jordan Rewards members)

Celebrate the harvest season in grand style with a delicious, farm-fresh day hosted by Jordan Winery and Relish Culinary Adventures sure to delight all your senses, especially your taste buds. Glean ingredients throughout the morning—starting at Jordan Winery's garden with breakfast, a stroll through Shed Healdsburg, and a walk through the Healdsburg Farmers' Marketand bring those ingredients to the Relish Culinary Center to create lunch. We'll savor the just-created lunch with Jordan wines, of course, before returning to Jordan for the end of the adventure.

For more information, itinerary, menu or to register for this exquisite experience, please visit the Jordan website.


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Sonoma County Living Tours
The perfect introduction to Healdsburg's Tastes and Makers 

Sonoma County Living Day Tour (partial hands-on)
with Dragonfly Floral School, Wine Country Walking Tours & Relish Culinary Adventures

Thursday, October 5, or Thursday, November 2

10:00 am - 4:00 PM

Various locations in and around Healdsburg
$249

More details and registration information

Enjoy a day with three leading Healdsburg lifestyle businesses who introduce you to the best of Healdsburg, including visits to a six-acre organic flower farm, notable tasting rooms, beautiful galleries, and a culinary studio, plus sips, nibbles and lunch with wine.

  • Meet at Dragonfly Floral Farm for a beautiful farm tour followed by a floral arranging demonstration by designer Pam Bell.
  • Drive to Relish Culinary Adventures and park for the remainder of the day. Cook side-by-side with owner Donna del Rey to create lunch with produce from a local farm. A farmer whose produce is featured in the meal shares the table for lunch with local wine.
  • Wine Country Walking Tours meets you at Relish then whisks you away to explore a downtown Healdsburg restaurant, tasting room and art gallery, of course, gleaning selected pours and treats along the way.

Specially selected TasteMakers—winemakers, producers and farmers—and their delicious bounty and products are woven throughout the adventure to add a personal dimension to the day.


Equinosh Pop-Up DinnerEquinosh

Thursday, October 5

6 - 8 PM

Pop-Up Dinner at the Relish Culinary Center
$49 plus service and tax

The Equinosh is an event that celebrates food and nourishment in a way that honors the bountiful harvest of the fall season in Sonoma County while taking into consideration the deeper needs of the human body, mind and spirit...

The menu was designed to not only tantalize your taste buds with all local and organic ingredients, but truly serve food as medicine. We are living in a time when people are experiencing physical, mental and emotional ailments that can all be supported by a diet incorporating certain herbs, spices, whole foods and simple preparation methods that allow for optimal health.

This deliciously curated event will give you a glimpse into our upcoming "Food Is Medicine" series of classes, held monthly at Relish beginning in October, that will dive deeper into some major symptoms of society that we believe can be relieved by making healthier lifestyle choices.

  • Cashew "Brie Cheeze" Tartlet with Adriatic Fig, Walnut & Nutmeg
  • Buddha Bowl with Local Heirloom Beans & Rice, Seasonal Vegetables, Fresh and Fermented Toppings with an Herbal Pistou
  • Asian Pear, Fennel, Lambs Quarter, Endive & Zesty Citrus Coriander Dressing
  • Three Petites Bouchées: Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie | Dark Chocolate Truffle | Lemon-Raspberry Custard

Specially-selected wine and non-alcoholic elixirs available for purchase.


Jordan WineryJordan Winery Cooking Adventure (hands-on)

Saturday, October 7

9:45 am - 3:00 PM

Jordan Winery & Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$200 (discounts available for Jordan Rewards members)

Celebrate the harvest season in grand style with a delicious, farm-fresh day hosted by Jordan Winery and Relish Culinary Adventures sure to delight all your senses, especially your taste buds. Glean ingredients throughout the morning—starting at Jordan Winery's garden with breakfast, a stroll through Shed Healdsburg, and a walk through the Healdsburg Farmers' Marketand bring those ingredients to the Relish Culinary Center to create lunch. We'll savor the just-created lunch with Jordan wines, of course, before returning to Jordan for the end of the adventure.

For more information, itinerary, menu or to register for this exquisite experience, please visit the Jordan website.


Sonoma County Living Tours

Sonoma County Living Full-Day Tour (hands-on)
with Dragonfly Floral School, Wine Country Walking Tours & Relish Culinary Adventures

Thursday-Friday, October 12-13, November 8, December 14-15

Day 1: 1:00 - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$525

More details and registration information

Get hands-on at this exciting and interactive day learning professional secrets for how to live the wine country lifestyle. This is truly The Best of Healdsburg....or anywhere.

During this exclusive full-day experience, you will learn how to...

  • Pair delicious wines with diverse foods during a behind-the-scenes tour of carefully curated tasting rooms and restaurants
  • Design the perfect floral centerpiece as you learn design techniques for natural arrangements
  • Cook like a local as you create a four-course dinner with seasonal artisan ingredients

Market to Pizza classes

Enjoy a chef-led visit to the Healdsburg Farmers Market
and a hands-on wood-fired pizza workshop,
using ingredients gleaned from the market.

Farmers' Market-to-Pizza Workshop (hands-on)

Saturdays, October 14 & November 11

9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$115

Everyone loves pizza! And here in the wine country, delicious gourmet wood-fired pizza is especially beloved. Live like a local for the day as you meet the purveyors at the Healdsburg Farmers' Market, taste and learn about their exquisite products, and explore new flavors as you stroll with a talented local chef. Our chef will lead a brief demonstration at the Farmers' Market, followed by a stroll through the Market selecting ingredients for our pizza toppings. Participants will have extra time to purchase farm-fresh goodies to take home.

After our time at the Market, participants will walk across the street to the beautiful Relish Culinary Center for a hands-on pizza making workshop, stretching and throwing pizza dough and topping pies with the just-gathered ingredients, such as local sausage, seasonal veggies and artisan cheeses. We'll also make a seasonal salad and a festive dessert before we sit, relax and savor our pizza feast served with specially selected local wines.

  • Seasonal toppings on pizza ready for the ovenGourmet Wood-Fired Pizzas
    • Stretching Dough
    • Preparation of Market-Inspired Toppings - could include locally-made sausage, a wide variety of seasonal veggies and fruits, artisan cheeses, fresh herbs and more
  • Seasonal Salad du Jour featuring Market-Fresh Ingredients
  • Gourmet Wood-Fired Pizzas
  • Market Fruit Crisp with Housemade Ice Cream

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.


Gnudi - ricotta gnocchiGnocchi & Gnudi (hands-on)
with chefs Patrick & Casey VanVoorhis

Sunday, October 29

1 - 4 PM

Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$99

Chefs Patrick & Casey VanVoorhis return to Relish with another fantastic hands-on pasta making class. This time these talented chefs will lead guests as they make gnocchi and gnudi (ricotta gnocchi)! Nothing is better than perfectly executed Gnocchi but anyone who's tried making it knows that it can be very finicky, sometimes leading to heavy "sinkers." At this class the chefs will share authentic techniques along with professional tricks for making light fluffy gnocchi and gnudi every time. We'll also create two sauces, one for each pasta, and we'll savor a salad and dessert provided by the chefs from Spoonbar.

  • Detailed 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.


 

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