There are so many ways to enjoy Napa! Most visitors expect to be amazed by the stunning natural landscapes and bountiful wines produced by the local vineyards. But the culinary delights are equally as impressive! If you are looking for a creative way to experience the local delicacies of Napa, consider attending a local cooking class. And if you want to add some romance to visit, be sure to book your stay at an intimate inn like Churchill Manor, then extend the romance to a culinary adventure with couples cooking classes.
Silverado Cooking School thinks cooking should be fun! Their hands-on cooking classes for couples aims to take the stress out of meal preparation and elevate it to a fine art. Your epicurean adventure begins with the preparation of a seasonal three-course menu featuring produce from the school’s own farm. The relax and enjoy the savory delights that you helped prepare! Enjoy a well-deserved night out while learning new techniques and helpful tips from a professional chef.
Ramekins Culinary School in Sonoma is an ideal setting to enjoy the Wine County living with fresh foods, fabulous wines and good company. Choose from many different themes and styles of cooking classes including demonstration, hands-on, workshops and kids classes. Some of their upcoming classes include 15-Minute Summer Entrees, Asian Grilling & BBQ and Margarita and Appetizer Party! Check their calendar regularly for new additions including couples cooking classes.
The Culinary Institute of America recently expanded its California presence with a campus in Napa Valley. Their Saturday morning cooking classes appeal to beginners and pros alike, offering aspiring chefs the chance to cook in the famous kitchens and bakeshops of the CIA!
Cooking with Julie offers foodies a hands-on cooking class where the local products are the star. Local chef Julie Logue-Riordan combines culinary techniques with fresh, native ingredients that result in delicious meals and amazing memories.
Cakebread Cellars offers a variety of cooking classes throughout the year. They are held in the winery kitchen or at their outdoor barbecue area with a wood-burning oven. All classes are participation style and typically include a tour of the property, a tasting of Cakebread Cellars wines (except for the children’s classes), the cooking class and a three-course lunch paired with wine.
The Napa Valley Cooking School, which is part of Napa Valley College, offers cooking classes for food and wine enthusiasts. From kids’ classes to boot camps to specialty classes you can choose classes by interest level and aptitude.
Date night cooking classes are a fun and delicious way to spend an evening. Reconnect with your significant other, bond with co-workers or a make it an entertaining night out with friends. Either way, you will be delighted with the delightful outcome. And look forward to impressing others with your new found skills! When booking your couples cooking class, keep the magic of the evening going with a visit to a local bed and breakfast like Churchill Manor!
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