Note: Please call 707.431.9999 to 1. sign up for 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!

Schedule of Classes & Events

   Summer 2018

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

June back to top

The Ultimate Food & Wine Pairing Class (hands-on)
with chef Sandy Poze & special guest winemaker Scot Covington of Trione Vineyards

Saturday, June 30Salmon with Fennel & Orange

6 - 9 PM

Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$140 ($126 for Trione Wine Club Members)

Talented chef/fishmonger Sandy Poze and Trione Vineyards and Winery winemaker Scot Covington are teaming to lead this fantastic and creative hands-on cooking experience focused on concepts and techniques for pairing food and wine. Chef Sandy has created a menu that features beautiful seasonal Sonoma County ingredients to complement Trione wines specially selected by Winemaker Scot. Together they composed this fun menu that “bridges” wines between multiple courses, an exciting approach that illustrates just how flexible and fun wine pairing can be. Guests will create the four-course menu from scratch under the guidance of Sandy while Scot provides insight and information about each of the amazing wines.  These gentlemen are great friends and are sure to make this class fun and approachable for cooks and wine lovers of all experience levels.

      • Sauvignon Blanc
    • Vichyssoise with Chive Blossoms & Brioche Toast
      • Chardonnay
    • Summer Green Salad with Chevre, Beets & Sherry Vinaigrette
      • Rosé
    • Wild Salmon with Asparagus, Shaved Fennel & Orange
      • Pinot Noir
    • Peppered Pork Chop with Roasted Potatoes
      • Henry's Blend

This Relish class includes 5 pours of wine (12 oz. total) per person served to all participants over 21 years of age. Additional wine is available for purchase by the glass or bottle.


July back to top

Cook like a local and learn about the Sonoma County region through its amazing foods and
unique personalities. This event combines a tour of the Healdsburg Farmers' Market
with hands-on cooking and lunch.

SlidersFarmers' Market Sliders (hands-on)

Saturdays, July 7, September 8, November 11

9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$119

Meet the purveyors at the Healdsburg Farmers' Market, taste and learn about their exquisite products, and explore new flavors as you stroll with Relish's owner Donna del Rey and our intrepid chef-instructor. We'll do a brief cooking demonstration at the Farmers' Market, followed by a walk through the market, meeting farmers, picking up our grass-fed beef, and selecting ingredients for our slider 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 where we'll prepare all of our slider toppings, including a quick pickle, handmade mayo (aioli), tomato ketchup jam, and much more. We'll shape our slider patties, grill and top with local cheeses from the market. We'll also make a seasonal salad and a seasonal fruit dessert before we sit, relax and savor our slider feast served with specially selected local wines.

  • Grass-fed Beef Sliders on Costeaux Hawaiian Slider Rolls
  • Veggie Option: Grilled Shitakes from Duncan's Mushrooms
  • Quick Pickle, maybe Onion, Cucumber or Zucchini
  • Handmade Mayo (Aioli), maybe flavored with Garlic or Roasted Peppers
  • Spiced Tomato Jam
  • Cheeses from the Market, such as Valley Ford blue or fontina-style cheeses
  • Seasonal Salad du Jour featuring Market-Fresh Ingredients
  • Market Fruit Dessert

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.


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. The "Food is Medicine" classes will dive deeper into some major symptoms of society that we believe can be relieved by making healthier lifestyle choices.

Ingredients for balanced digestionFood is Medicine: It Starts with Your Gut (hands-on)
with Hillary Mendoza & Danielle Steffener of The Nectary

Thursday, July 19

6 - 9 PM

Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$96

When your digestive system is in balance, your body, mind and emotions are in balance. Since all health and disease starts in the gut, the key to healthy and vibrant living is to keep the “good” and “bad” bacteria in balance to allow your whole self to thrive.

This class focuses on rebuilding the beneficial flora to aid in healthy digestion. The menu includes techniques for building a plate for optimum bioavailability and digestion, focusing on food preparation techniques and food combining. You’ll also learn about medicinal herbs and spices that can easily be incorporated into everyday eating to naturally give digestive support.  We will explore various fermentation processes and herbal allies as well as simple foods and preparation methods that encourage healthy digestion. After all this nourishing cooking, we will sit to enjoy our feast with a bit of Nectary Kefir.

  • Kitchari - Ayurvedic traditional meal for healing the digestive system
    • Mung Daal, Sprouted Rice, Dandelion Greens & Burdock Root with Cilantro-Coconut Chutney
  • Super Green Salad with Roasted Summer Veggies and Probiotic/Enzymatic Dressing
  • Green Alkalizing Soup
  • Butternut Squash Soup with Ginger and Tumeric
  • Cardamom Rose Chia Pudding
  • Spicy Chai - to spark the digestive fire

This Relish class includes one glass of premium wine per person served with dinner to all participants over 21 years of age. Nectary Kefir will also be served with dinner. Additional wine is available for purchase by the glass or bottle.


August back to top

Market to Pizza classes

Cook like a local and learn about the Sonoma County region through its amazing foods and
unique personalities. This event combines a tour of the Healdsburg Farmers' Market
with hands-on cooking and lunch.

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

Saturdays, August 11, October 13

9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Relish Culinary Center, Healdsburg
$119

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 Relish's own chef Anne Cornell, our intrepid chef-instructor. Chef Anne 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 - including locally-made sausage and/or bacon, wide variety of seasonal veggies and fruits, artisan cheeses, fresh herbs and more
  • Seasonal Salad du Jour featuring Market-Fresh Ingredients
  • 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.


 

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