Cooking Classes are held at Wine & Roses. Classes are interactive where students help with some aspects of the food preparation. Some classes are demonstration-style and others are hands-on. Classes sell out fast, so purchase soon!
Spring Has Arrived! Cooking Class
March 20, 2014
Please join us on the first day of spring as Chef John demonstrates how to prepare some delightfully fresh dishes to welcome in the new season. Our Wine Specialist will be on hand to demystify the art of wine pairing with each prepared dish. Thursday March 20th, 6pm in the Garden Ballroom. $75.00 per person. Call 209.371.6160 for Reservations. Space is limited, so reserve today!
The Spring Food Demonstration Menu:
Shrimp and Pea Fritter with Remolade
Asparagus Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette & Olive Relish
Potato Gnocchi with Pea Puree, Spring Garlic, Peas and Fava Beans
Rack of Lamb with Mushroom Bread Pudding, Red Wine Sauce & Asparagus
Stocks & Sauces Cooking Class
April 9th, 2014
Discover the secret to creating exceptional meals at home. Join Chef John for a comprehensive class dedicated to creating classic French sauces with some variations, and traditional stocks. Change the way you cook with this unique class! Wednesday April 9th 6:30pm in the Cellar Room. For more information and reservations, call 209.371.6160.
Meet the Chef
JOHN HITCHCOCK, Chef Towne House Restaurant at Wine & Roses
A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, John Hitchcock has made a name for himself in Northern California where he has spent time fine tuning his talent in award winning restaurants and corporations such as; Lark Creek Corporation, where he worked for one star Michelin Chef Bradley Ogden, and Del Rio Country Club. While the Restaurant Chef at Wine & Roses in early 2000, he opened the company’s sister restaurant Rosewood Bar & Grill in 2003. Hitchcock is now back at the helm of Towne House Restaurant at Wine & Roses, which features American Classic cuisine. Dedicated advocates of utilizing fresh and organic ingredients, and sustainable harvest from local and regional farms to create original menus, Hitchcock and his team are the perfect pair to carry out Towne House Restaurant at Wine & Roses’ long time mission to innovatively lead the San Joaquin Valley in culinary excellence.