School may be out for the summer, but you can still register for classes at some of your favorite restaurants. There you can hone your cooking chops, enrich your understanding of gourmet culture, and enjoy memorable bites and sips. Check out these five restaurant cooking classes starting soon.
La Scuola Culinaria at Tuscan Kitchen in Salem, New Hampshire
Details: This installment in a series from executive chef Amanda Palmer focuses on how to make ricotta gnocchi complemented by a wine tasting. The class begins with a stem of prosecco and crostini, features hands-on instruction, and ends with a gift bag filled with cookies and recipe cards.
Date: June 13 at 6:30PM.
Cost: $85 per person.
Register: Purchase tickets online.
Grilling with a Master at SW Steakhouse, Las Vegas, Nevada
Details: Executive chef and author of The New American Steakhouse Cookbook David Walzog teaches this outdoors cookout class followed by lunch. The class covers how to select the right cuts, seasoning, and achieving the perfect char.
Date: June 15 at 1PM.
Cost: $150 per person.
Register: Call 702-770-7070 or purchase tickets online.
Summer in Sicily at Urbana, Washington, D.C.
Details: Prepare a summery Sicilian feast, which you’ll enjoy along with wine pairings. Head home with takeaway treats and the recipes.
Date: June 24.
Cost: $55 per person.
Register: Email Abbe.Gould@UrbanaDC.com or call 202-956-6650.