This festive holiday cooking class offers an amazing chance to “go behind the scenes” at Smoky’s, learn some great culinary skills, and enjoy an incredible meal that you helped to prepare under the guidance of nationally-known culinary instructor/professional chef Joel Olson of Hemmachef. This wonderful celebratory menu offers wines to taste with every course. Location: Smoky’s Club. Class Cost: $85 per person.
1st Course: Roasted Butternut Bisque with Apple Cranberry Chutney and Ham & Cheddar Biscuits (Dry Riesling and Pinot Pairing)
Creamy, lush and rich butternut squash bisque with a delicately balanced sweet and sour fresh apple and cranberry chutney and fresh-from-the-oven ham and cheddar cream biscuits. You can decide which wine goes best for your palate!
2nd Course: Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Sauce Poivrade, Red Wine Risotto with Parsley and Parmesan and Wilted Spinach with Mushrooms and Peppers (Zinfandel Pairing)
Bacon appears again–this time wrapped around herb-rubbed pork tenderloin, served with the classic French pepper sauce, sumptuous red wine risotto with parsley and Parmesan cheese and just-warmed baby spinach with mushrooms and bell peppers.
3rd Course: Tart Tatin with Caramel Port Sauce (Port Pairing)
Apples cooked in caramel then topped with puff pastry, baked and inverted to make this classic French dessert–the original upside down tart. Served with a caramel Port sauce.